Do you even zap?
- Dec 13, 2017
- Reaction score
I don't mind Mr. Mime being one of Ash's team members. It clearly displayed a lot of potential in the Battle Frontier episode, and I'm looking forward to seeing more of it.A part of me hopes that Ash only used Mr. Mime in the Battle Frontier episode because the writers really didn't want Ash to use any of his older reserves or catch new Pokemon so early on in the series, and thus have no intention of actually making Mr. Mime a permanent member of Ash's party. If Ash ends up with a set team of six by the end of this series (i.e. if he doesn't catch extra Pokemon or use his older reserves), I'm gonna be disappointed if Mr. Mime takes up one of his party slots that could've been given to a new Pokemon instead.
Another part of me thinks that Mr. Mime is an unironically cool addition to Ash's team after seeing how it battled in the Battle Frontier episode. It'd feel like kind of a waste if the writers showcased Mr. Mime's battling skills for only one episode and then ignored it for the rest of the series. I dunno, I just feel very conflicted regarding Mr. Mime technically being a member of Ash's party right now. I guess I'll just have to wait and see what the writers plan to do with Mimey in future episodes.