Origin Togepi appears to be based on the concept of a baby hatchling of any of a number of species of animals.
In , Ash was using his to battle Misty for ownership of a.
Look at how cute Misty's smile is as she runs off to the next adventure.
So Misty really took a lot of first steps that paved the way for other female protagonists in Pokémon.
This new fan happily expressed that he wanted to have fun with her in eight year's time.