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As a franchise with so many different forms of canon, Pokémon is famous for having multiple iterations of the same or similar characters, most of which have basis in the {{pkmn|games}}' {{player|main}} and [[rival]] characters. The characters in each form of the Pokémon canon which are closely related in their design will most often be recognizable in any of their forms, and may have similar relations to other characters with or without counterparts.
For example, both {{ga|Red}} and {{Ash}} are from [[Pallet Town]], live with their mother, receive a [[starter Pokémon]] from [[Professor Oak]], and begin their {{pkmn|journey}}s one step behind their rivals, {{ga|Blue}} and {{Gary}}, respectively. However, Red and Ash do not coexist, nor do Blue and Gary, as they are restricted to their specific canons.
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==={{ga|Red}}'s counterparts===
[[File:Red's counterparts.png|thumb|550px|Red and his counterparts]]
* [[Ash Ketchum]] from [[Pokémon anime]], [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]] manga, and [[Ash & Pikachu]] manga
** {{OBP|Ash Ketchum|M20}} from the ''[[M20|I Choose You!]]'' movieand ''[[M21|The Power of Us]]'' movies
* [[Ritchie]] from [[Pokémon anime]] and [[The Electric Tale of Pikachu]]
* {{adv|Red}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* {{PPM|Red}} from [[Pokémon Pocket Monsters]], [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]], {{OBP|Pocket Monsters DP|Kosaku Anakubo}}, {{OBP|Pocket Monsters HGSS|Kosaku Anakubo}} and {{ma|Pocket Monsters BW}} manga
* {{OBP|Red|Ruby-Sapphire}} from [[Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire]] (Basedbased on the [[Generation III]] design of Red)
* {{Zensho|Satoshi}} from [[Pokémon Zensho]] manga
* {{OBP|Red|4Koma}} from [[Pokémon 4Koma]] manga
==={{ga|Elio}}'s counterparts===
* {{adv|Sun}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* {{hor|Akira}} from the [[Pokémon Horizon]] manga
==={{ga|Selene}}'s counterparts===
* {{adv|Moon}} from [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga
* [[Selene (game)#In the Pokémon Horizon manga{{hor|Mana]]}} from the [[Pokémon Horizon]] manga
===[[Hau]]'s counterparts===
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