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Satoshi Tajiri

Satoshi Tajiri was born on August 28, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan. He is a writer and producer, known for Pokémon (1997), Poketto Monsutâ Aka (1996) and Pokémon (1997). See full bio »

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 2017 Pokémon Stars (Video Game) (creator) (post-production)
  Detective Pikachu (original concept) (pre-production)
 2016 Pokémon Moon (Video Game) (creator)
 2016 Poketto Monsutâ San (Video Game) (creator)
 2016 Pokemon: A XXX Parody (Video short) (concept)
 2016 Pokémon Go (Video Game) (creator)
 2016 Pokemon komasutâ (Video Game) (characters)
 2016 Pokémon Uncensored Edition (Video Game) (creator)
 2015 Pokemon pikurosu (Video Game) (characters)
 2015 Hepburn: Pokémon Cho Fushigi no Danjon (Video Game) (characters)
  Pokémon (TV Series) (based on a story by - 821 episodes, 1997 - 2015) (story - 3 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Mending a Broken Spirit! (2015) ... (based on a story by)
- Adventures in Running Errands! (2015) ... (based on a story by)
- Over the Mountain of Snow! (2015) ... (based on a story by)
- A Festival Trade! A Festival Farewell? (2015) ... (based on a story by)
- Rotom's Wish! (2015) ... (based on a story by)
 2015 Pokkén Tournament (Video Game) (characters)
 2015 Strokémon: The XXX Parody (Video short) (characters)
 2015 Poketoru (Video Game) (characters)
 2014 Poketto monsutâ arufa safaia (Video Game) (creator)
 2014 Poketto monsutâ omega rubî (Video Game) (creator)
 2014/I Pokémon Pink Version (Video Game) (characters) / (creator)
 2014/II Pokémon Pink Version (Video Game) (characters)
 2014 Pokémon Battle Trozei (Video Game) (characters)
 2013 Pokémon Bank (Video Game) (characters)
 2013 Poketto monsutâ X (Video Game) (original concept)
 2013 Poketto monsutâ Y (Video Game) (original concept)
 2013 Pokémon Origins (TV Mini-Series) (original story - 4 episodes)
- Charizard (2013) ... (original story)
- Giovanni (2013) ... (original story)
- Cubone (2013) ... (original story)
- Red (2013) ... (original story)
 2013 Pokemon sukuranburu U (Video Game) (characters)
 2013 Ash Fucks Misty: A XXX Pokémon Porn Parody (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Pokémon zenkoku zukan Pro (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 Pokémon Tretta (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 Pokémon AR Searcher (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 Pokemon+: Nobunaga no yabou (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Pokémon Medal World (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Pokémon Rumble Blast (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Pokémon Card Game Asobikata DS (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Pokédex rittai zukan BW (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Batoru and getto! Pokemon taipingu DS (Video Game) (characters)
 2010 Pokémon the Series: Black and White (TV Series) (original characters) / (original concept)
 2010 Pokémon White Version (Video Game) (concept)
 2010 Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs (Video Game) (characters)
 2010 Pokémon Prism Version (Video Game) (characters)
 2009 Poketto monsutâ Hâtogôrudo (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Poketto monsutâ Sourushirubâ (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (original concept)
 2009 Ransen! Pokemon sukuranburu (Video Game) (characters)
 2009 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (Video Game) (characters)
 2009 Pokémon Arcoiris Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Pokémon Chaos Black Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Pokémon Crystal Shards Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2008 Minna no pokemon bokujô (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Pokémon Battrio (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Pokémon Shiny Gold Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2007 Pokémon Blue Sea Edition (Video Game) (creator)
 2006 Pokemon batoru reboryûshon (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl (TV Series) (creator)
 2006 Poketto Monsutâ Daiyamondo (Video Game)
 2006 Poketto Monsutâ Pâru (Video Game)
 2006 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate! (TV Movie) (based on a story by) / (creator)
 2006 Pokémon PC Master (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon (TV Movie) (creator)
 2006 Pokemon renjâ (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Pokémon Poké Ball Launcher (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Pokémon Seek & Find (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Pokémon Team Rocket Blast Off (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Pokémon Trozei! (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Pokémon: Team Turbo (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Pokemon dasshu (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Poketto Monsutâ Emerarudo (Video Game) (creator)
 2004 Poketto Monsutâ Faiareddo (Video Game) (scenario)
 2004 Poketto Monsutâ Rîfugurîn (Video Game) (scenario)
 2004 Pokémon Brown (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Pokémon Masters Arena (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Pokémon Colosseum (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Pokémon Box Ruby & Sapphire (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Pokémon sodate ya-san mini (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Poketto Monsutâ Rubî (Video Game) (creator) / (creator)
 2002 Poketto Monsutâ Safaia (Video Game) (creator)
  Pokémon (TV Series) (creator - 276 episodes, 1997 - 2002) (based on a story by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Parting with Pikachu...! (2002) ... (creator)
- Goodbye... And Then, Setting Off! (2002) ... (creator)
 2002 Pokémon Race mini (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Anime Fiction (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2002 Pokémon Puzzle Collection Vol. 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Pokémon Tetris (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Poketto monsutâ sûji o tsukamaeyou! (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Pokémon Party Mini (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Pokémon Puzzle Collection (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Pokémon Zany Cards (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Star Ballz (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Pokémon Card GB2: GR Dan Sanjou! (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Pikachu's Winter Vacation 2001 (Video short) (creator)
 2000 Pokémon: Stadium 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Pokémon Puzzle League (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Pokémon Puzzle Challenge (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Poketto monsutâ: Pichû to Pikachû (Short) (creator)
 1999 Pokémon Gold Version (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Poketto Monsutâ Gin (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (original concept)
 1999 Pokémon: Stadium (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Pokémon Snap (Video Game) (created by "Pokémon")
 1998 Pokémon: Pikachu's Winter Vacation (TV Mini-Series short) (creator)
 1998 Pokémon: Pikachu's Winter Vacation 2 (TV Mini-Series short) (creator)
 1998 Hey You, Pikachu! (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 Poketto Monsutâ Pikachû (Video Game) (scenario)
 1998 Poketto monsutâ sutajiamu (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 Pikachu's Vacation (Short) (creator)
 1998 Pokémon Pikachu (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 A Sneak Peek at Pokémon (Video short) (characters)
 1996 Poketto Monsutâ Ao (Video Game) (creator) / (game scenario)
 1996 Poketto Monsutâ Aka (Video Game) (creator) / (creator) / (game scenario)
 1996 Poketto Monsutâ Midori (Video Game) (creator) / (game scenario)
 1992 Smart Ball (Video Game)
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I saw Game Boy when it was first released. The idea for Pokémon clicked in my mind. The basic idea for Pokemon seemed a good fit for Game Boy. See more »


Got the idea for Pocket Monsters (Pokemon) from his childhood memories of collecting insects, as well as the linking capabilities of Nintendo's handheld gaming system, Game Boy. See more »

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