Simpler (though, not sure if it is necessary to point out)
===In the movie adaptations===
[[File:DP series trio.png|thumb|200px|Ash with his friends in the movie 10 manga adaptation]]
Since Ash and his Pikachu have appeared in
almost every Pokémon movie to date (with the exception of [[Detective Pikachu (movie)]]) , likewise, Ash is a main character in every [[Pokémon manga#Movie manga adaptations|Pokémon movie manga adaptation]]. The same applies with Ash's team as they made similar appearances.