Aya is a character appearing in the original series.
Pokémon the Series: The Beginning
Aya encountered Ash, Misty, and |Brock in the Fuchsia City Gym. Aya challenged Ash to a battle with her Venonat and Ash agreed—sending out Bulbasaur. He won the match easily with his Bulbasaur's Leech Seed. After the battle her older brother Koga appeared.
Pokémon the Series: Gold and Silver
Aya was training at the Pokémon Jujitsu Academy, learning Pokémon Jujitsu. She and her Venonat were unable to master it; she even faced Ash and his Bulbasaur in a rematch and lost. But after an encounter with Team Rocket, she was able to bring out her Venonat's full potential and defeat them. She then returned to the dojo to fully master Pokémon Jujitsu.
Electric Tale of Pikachu
- Main article: Aya (ETP)
In the manga, Jessie, James and Meowth get trapped in Koga's Gym while searching for the Hidden Village with Pikachu, a Charmander, a Squirtle, a Kangaskhan and Tommy. She appears in the background during Team Rocket's battle with Koga. Their battle is only shown briefly in a montage sequence and it is unknown whether Team Rocket was victorious or not. It is also never shown if Ash himself battles Koga or Aya.
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Johto League Champions