Ash, Misty and Tracey met Danny on their way to the Navel Island gym. They assumed he was another trainer looking for the gym and travelled with him. He helped Ash to the top of a mountain trainers are meant to climb. When he and Ash reached the top Danny revealed himself as the gym leader. In his gym trainers have to complete two out of three challenges. Misty appeared to have a crush on Danny, which left Ash more confused than usual.
These are the people that drive the show along, and appear in nearly every episode!
These are people who appear fairly often, but not all the time.
The gang have made tonnes of friends on their lengthly journey, here are some of the more important ones.
Only appeared once and didn't anything exciting? They'll be here, then!
The Pokemon that stuck around for ages