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Satoshi Tajiri


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 trivia »
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  Pokémon (TV Series) (based on a story by - 794 episodes, 1998 - 2014) (story - 3 episodes, 1998 - 1999)
- Dreaming a Performer's Dream! (2014) ... (based on a story by)
- The Clumsy Crier Quiets the Chaos! (2014) ... (based on a story by)
- Splitting Heirs! (2014) ... (based on a story by)
- Showdown at the Shalour Gym! (2014) ... (based on a story by)
- Origins of Mega Evolution! (2014) ... (based on a story by)
 2013 Pokémon X (Video Game) (original concept)
 2013 Pokémon 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)
 2010 Pokémon Best Wishes! (TV Series) (original characters)
 2010 Poketto monsuta: Besutouisshu (TV Series) (original concept)
 2010 Pokémon White Version (Video Game) (concept)
 2009 Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (original concept)
 2008 Giratina and the Sky Warrior (creator)
 2006 Pokémon Diamond Version (Video Game)
 2006 Pokémon Pearl Version (Video Game)
 2006 Poketto monsutâ - Daiyamondo pâru (TV Series) (creator)
 2004 Pokémon: FireRed Version (Video Game) (scenario)
 2004 Pokémon: LeafGreen Version (Video Game) (scenario)
 2002 Poketto monsutâ: Rubî (Video Game) (creator)
 2002 Poketto monsutâ: Safaia (Video Game) (creator)
 1999 Pokemon: Power of One (original concept) / (writer)
 1999 Pokémon Snap (Video Game) (created by "Pokémon")
 1998 Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition (Video Game) (scenario)
 1998 Pikachu's Vacation (Short) (creator)
 1997 Poketto Monsutâ (TV Series) (based on a story by - 1 episode)
- Dennô Senshi Porygon (1997) ... (based on a story by)
 1996 Pokémon (Video Game) (creator) / (game scenario)
Show Show Director (14 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (8 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Art department (3 credits)
Show Show Animation department (1 credit)

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