Casual reminder that Iris, the Champion— the institutionally recognized strongest Pokemon trainer in the entire region of Unova— in B/W2 is not only a remarkably young girl and a poc: she also commands a team of fearsome dragons while decked out in a pink princess dress and tiara.
The Pokemon franchise is not always the best about representation, but hot damn, Iris is a blessing.
"Drum major, is your band ready?"
"I don’t know, let me check."
*walks up to every band member and personally asks if they’re ready*
girls, who were bullied most of their life and gain confidence at one point, should be feared most because they dont take anyone’s shit no longer and they will destroy you if you think otherwise