Those are not his plans though? Important decisions are taking unanimously with the consent of everybody involved in the production. Why do people think yajima was playing a solo game?Yes. As I understand it, it's based around the statement that we're "meant to hope and assume that Ash and Serena become a couple later on." The idea is that since Yajima is no longer director, his plans for Ash and Serena are no longer part of the show.