I always liked the pokemon style and also the character designs in the anime. However, with the new Pokemon Sun and Moon anime, this might change.
I bet many People hoped to see an Ash and Pikachu travelling trough Alola and challenging Gyms. However, instead of doing so Ash finally decided that a school graduation wouldn't be a bad idea so he decides to visit school in Alola. The idea of changing the usua story scheme itself is not bad, to be honest. It could be a new interesting experience and offers room for new development and ideas.
the reason why I wanted to talk about this is because of what they did to Ash and the art style in general. We all remember the classic Pokemon style which has only changed a little within the generations yet all in all, it kept it's personality. Changes are nice yet changing an art style from a highly popular series which has been out there for around 20 years can be dangerous. Sure, Pokemon has never had a very high quality