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Young Delia and Giovanni by Ankhesenamen Young Delia and Giovanni by Ankhesenamen
I've been meaning to draw this for a while now. This was inspired from ~lordrogersmith6485's Fan fic 'The Lost Chronicles of Giovanni' ([link]) and its sequel 'Blessed Defiance' ([link]) which looks at the lives of Giovanni and Delia as young trainers on their own Pokémon Journeys together.

Points to note:

*I apologise for the super wonky lines! I'm still getting used to drawing cartoon style. Though I'm having a blast with it! I think I'm getting into the Pokémon style too :D!

* A couple of random trainers from the anime had to give up their clothes for this couple (as a reference!). I'm hopeless at coming up with clothing concoctions on my own.

*You will notice that the colours of Giovanni's outfit are all a play on the colours that appear in his orange wonder he wears later on in life.

*I wanted to give Giovanni Ash's messy hair-style.

*The little Pichu's name is Faith and belongs to ~lordrogersmith6485

*Delia's necklace appears as an exact replica of the Earth badge for some reason...
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Nerdy-Viking Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I actually support that Sakaki Giovanni is in fact both Red AND Silver's father. It makes sense. Ten years before Red was born he was just a gym leader who was heir to powerful organization. Just after his first son is born his father dies and leaves him the "business", something he doesn't want to get the ones he loves involved in. Then shortly after and probably intoxicated his executive (Arianna right?) catches him on the rebound and they have a short fling, resulting in Silver. He becomes caught in a cycle of greed and corruption, seeks power and turns his back on those that matters for fear of causing them pain like he suffered as a child. Works pretty well if you ask me. Plus Red and Silver are perfect opposites and that kind of thing can be common with fraternal brothers (trust me ugh)
Ankhesenamen Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
Oh yeah? That's a pretty neat theory. :)
Nerdy-Viking Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

I thought so :D


dunkvato Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
What's with the Pichu?
Ankhesenamen Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
It was in the fan fic. :)
Fargosis16 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
His face is terrifying XD
Ankhesenamen Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012
Haha it is a bit XD!
Fargosis16 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012
Yes yes
MarleneUrameshi Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome!but what i dont get is if they both have brown hair how did ash come out with black O_o
Toon-Girl-Abby Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
If we accept the theory and say that both Ash AND Silver are Giovanni's son, it'd make sense. I mean, where Silver would get his redhead if his father is a brunet?
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