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* In the games, Byron is a very seriuos and stoic Gym Leader. The anime made him a [[LargeHam Giant Ham]] who constantly declares his love for digging, fossils and his own Pokémon, while large explosions somehow appear behind him. He is also quite the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, to the point it took him a while to notice his fossils were stolen because he was admiring the hole Team Rocket dug. This actually made him [[EnsembleDarkhorse quite popular]] in the fandom.

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* In the games, Byron is a very seriuos serious and stoic Gym Leader. The anime made him a [[LargeHam Giant Ham]] who constantly declares his love for digging, fossils and his own Pokémon, while large explosions somehow appear behind him. He is also quite the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, to the point it took him a while to notice his fossils were stolen because he was admiring the hole Team Rocket dug. This actually made him [[EnsembleDarkhorse quite popular]] in the fandom.


* In the games, Byron is a very seriuos and stoic Gym Leader. The anime made him a [[LargeHam Giant Ham]] who constantly declares his love for digging, fossils and his own Pokémon, while large explosions somehow appear behind him. He is also quite {{Cloudcuckoolander easily distracted}}, to the point it took him a while to notice his fossils were stolen because he was admiring the hole Team Rocket dug. This actually made him [[EnsembleDarkhorse quite popular]] in the fandom.

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* In the games, Byron is a very seriuos and stoic Gym Leader. The anime made him a [[LargeHam Giant Ham]] who constantly declares his love for digging, fossils and his own Pokémon, while large explosions somehow appear behind him. He is also quite {{Cloudcuckoolander easily distracted}}, the {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, to the point it took him a while to notice his fossils were stolen because he was admiring the hole Team Rocket dug. This actually made him [[EnsembleDarkhorse quite popular]] in the fandom.


* In the games, Byron is a very seriuos and stoic Gym Leader. The anime made him a [[LargeHam Giant Ham]] who constantly declares his love for digging, fossils and his own Pokémon, while large explosions somehow appear behind him. He is also quite [[Cloudcuckoolander easily distracted]], to the point it took him a while to notice his fossils were stolen because he was admiring the hole Team Rocket dug. This actually made him [[EnsembleDarkhorse quite popular]] in the fandom.

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* In the games, Byron is a very seriuos and stoic Gym Leader. The anime made him a [[LargeHam Giant Ham]] who constantly declares his love for digging, fossils and his own Pokémon, while large explosions somehow appear behind him. He is also quite [[Cloudcuckoolander {{Cloudcuckoolander easily distracted]], distracted}}, to the point it took him a while to notice his fossils were stolen because he was admiring the hole Team Rocket dug. This actually made him [[EnsembleDarkhorse quite popular]] in the fandom.



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* In the games, Byron is a very seriuos and stoic Gym Leader. The anime made him a [[LargeHam Giant Ham]] who constantly declares his love for digging, fossils and his own Pokémon, while large explosions somehow appear behind him. He is also quite [[Cloudcuckoolander easily distracted]], to the point it took him a while to notice his fossils were stolen because he was admiring the hole Team Rocket dug. This actually made him [[EnsembleDarkhorse quite popular]] in the fandom.


* Erika is very much an {{Ojou}} in all of her incarnations, but her anime version seems more casual, and she lacks her SleepyHead traits from the games. She also has more of a temper as she bans Ash from battling her just because he dislikes perfume. Her portrayal in ''Anime/PokemonIChooseYou'' is a TruerToTheText portrayal of her game characterization.

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* Erika is very much an {{Ojou}} in all of her incarnations, but her anime version seems more casual, and she lacks her SleepyHead traits from the games. She also has more of a temper as she bans Ash from battling her perfume shop just because he dislikes perfume. Her portrayal in ''Anime/PokemonIChooseYou'' is a TruerToTheText portrayal of her game characterization.


* Erika is very much an {{Ojou}} in all of her incarnations, but her anime version seems more casual, and she lacks her SleepyHead traits from the games. She also has more of a temper as she bans Ash from battling her just because he dislikes perfume.

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* Erika is very much an {{Ojou}} in all of her incarnations, but her anime version seems more casual, and she lacks her SleepyHead traits from the games. She also has more of a temper as she bans Ash from battling her just because he dislikes perfume. Her portrayal in ''Anime/PokemonIChooseYou'' is a TruerToTheText portrayal of her game characterization.



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* While Hapu retains her formal speech patterns from the games (as a result of not being used to speaking with trainers her own age), her character is initially much more impulsive; presumably as a result of taking the reins of Island Kahuna from her late grandfather Sofu and Tapu-Fini not willing to recognize her in the role; straddling the line between AdaptationalJerkass and AdaptationalAngstUpgrade. This contrasts her portrayal in the games as being more friendly and supportive towards challengers, though by the time of the Poni Island Grand Trial; she does become closer to her characterization in the games.


* Skyla goes from a NiceGirl to a {{Jerkass}}.

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* Skyla goes from a NiceGirl to an ArrogantKungFuGirl with a {{Jerkass}}.side of JerkWithAHeartOfGold.

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* Falkner goes from an honorable NiceGuy in the games to a narrow-minded, hypocritical {{Jerkass}} before Ash defeats him.



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* Gary's post-Kanto CharacterDevelopment is different than Blue's. Gary is a lot more humble and aloof. This is because Gary uses a [[EarlyDraftTieIn earlier version]] of Blue's ''Gold and Silver'' personality.


* Tim Goodman, one of the protagonists of ''VideoGame/DetectivePikachu'', is looking for his father, a famous detective who [[DisappearedDad went missing]], but is otherwise an [[TheEveryman average]] [[JustAKid 17 year old kid]]. His depiction in ''Film/PokemonDetectivePikachu'' gives him an AdaptationalAngstUpgrade (in the form of trying and failing to be a Pokemon Trainer), [[AgeLift and ages him to 21]], which makes him a bit uneasy with working with a [[TalkingAnimal talking Pikachu]].

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* Tim Goodman, one of the protagonists of ''VideoGame/DetectivePikachu'', is looking for his father, a famous detective who [[DisappearedDad went missing]], but is otherwise an [[TheEveryman average]] [[JustAKid 17 year old kid]]. His depiction in ''Film/PokemonDetectivePikachu'' gives him an AdaptationalAngstUpgrade (in the form of trying and failing to be a Pokemon Trainer), Trainer when he was younger), [[AgeLift and ages him to 21]], which makes him a bit uneasy with working with a [[TalkingAnimal talking Pikachu]].


** James is a bit more snappy and stands up for himself more.

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** James is a bit more snappy and stands up for himself more.more.
* Tim Goodman, one of the protagonists of ''VideoGame/DetectivePikachu'', is looking for his father, a famous detective who [[DisappearedDad went missing]], but is otherwise an [[TheEveryman average]] [[JustAKid 17 year old kid]]. His depiction in ''Film/PokemonDetectivePikachu'' gives him an AdaptationalAngstUpgrade (in the form of trying and failing to be a Pokemon Trainer), [[AgeLift and ages him to 21]], which makes him a bit uneasy with working with a [[TalkingAnimal talking Pikachu]].


* WordOfGod is that Elesa is supposed to come off as an EmotionalessGirl. This can be seen in all her official art and game sprites. She's only shown to be NotSoStoic when she breaks character after being defeated. Despite being a TruerToTheText trailer based directly on the games, ''Anime/PokemonBlack2AndWhite2IntroductionMovie'' shows Elesa excited and smiling while being challenged by Nate.

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* WordOfGod is that Elesa is supposed to come off as an EmotionalessGirl.EmotionlessGirl. This can be seen in all her official art and game sprites. She's only shown to be NotSoStoic when she breaks character after being defeated. Despite being a TruerToTheText trailer based directly on the games, ''Anime/PokemonBlack2AndWhite2IntroductionMovie'' shows Elesa excited and smiling while being challenged by Nate.


* Sabrina in the games is pacifistic and a CreepyGood who is not apparently malicious. In the anime she has an evil SplitPersonality but her "true" self at the end of her arc seems more in-line with her game self.

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* Sabrina in the games is a pacifistic ReluctantWarrior and a CreepyGood person who is not apparently remotely malicious. In the anime she has an evil SplitPersonality SplitPersonality, but her "true" self at the end of her arc seems more in-line with her game self.



* Sabrina is portrayed as more open and nice than her more stoic CreepyGood game counterpart.

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* Sabrina is portrayed as more open and nice than her more stoic CreepyGood game counterpart.counterpart.

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* WordOfGod is that Elesa is supposed to come off as an EmotionalessGirl. This can be seen in all her official art and game sprites. She's only shown to be NotSoStoic when she breaks character after being defeated. Despite being a TruerToTheText trailer based directly on the games, ''Anime/PokemonBlack2AndWhite2IntroductionMovie'' shows Elesa excited and smiling while being challenged by Nate.
* ''Theatre/PokemonLive'':
** Brock and Jessie are given CharacterExaggeration. Brock is much more hormonal and has no serious moments, while Jessie is even more campier than in the anime.
** James is a bit more snappy and stands up for himself more.


* Ash in the AlternateContinuity film ''Anime/PokemonIChooseYou'' has slight differences from his mainstream incarnation. He's more of a "normal" everyday kid instead of a StockShonenHero. He's bighearted but doesn't go around helping people every other day. Ash has some AdaptationalJerkass and AdaptationalIntelligence elements as well, being more brash and easily agitated than his main counterpart while also being slightly less of an IdiotHero. He also doesn't display [[MenDontCry shame towards crying]] like Ash used to in the Original Series.

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* Ash in the AlternateContinuity film ''Anime/PokemonIChooseYou'' has slight differences from his mainstream incarnation. He's more of a "normal" everyday kid instead of a StockShonenHero. He's bighearted but doesn't go around helping people every other day. Ash has some AdaptationalJerkass and AdaptationalIntelligence elements as well, being more brash and easily agitated than his main counterpart while also being slightly less of an IdiotHero. He IdiotHero, but at the same time he isn't nearly as bratty and stubborn as his Kanto counterpart. Ash also doesn't display [[MenDontCry shame towards crying]] like Ash used to in the Original Series.



* Whitney. Unlike her crybaby incarnation from the games, she didn't even shed a tear when she lost to Ash.

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* Whitney. Unlike her crybaby incarnation from the games, she Whitney didn't even shed a tear when she lost to Ash.



* While not as energetic as her anime counterpart, ''Adventures'' doesn't portray Elesa as an EmotionalessGirl like in the games. She's much more cheerful.

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* While not as energetic as her anime counterpart, ''Adventures'' doesn't portray Elesa as an EmotionalessGirl EmotionlessGirl like in the games. She's much more cheerful.

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