Satoshi Tajiri


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Satoshi Tajiri was born on August 28, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan. He is a writer and director, known for Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019), Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998) and Pokémon (1997). See full bio »

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 2019 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (based on "Pokémon" created by)
  Pokémon (TV Series) (creator - 991 episodes, 1997 - 2017) (based on a story by - 830 episodes, 1997 - 2017) (created by - 17 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (story - 3 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Showdown on Poni Island! (2019) ... (creator)
- That's Some Spicy Island Research! (2019) ... (creator)
- Heart of Fire, Heart of Stone! (2019) ... (creator)
- Alola, Alola! (2018) ... (creator)
- Parallel Friendships! (2018) ... (creator)
 2017 Pokèmanji (Short) (characters)
 2016 Pokémon Uncensored Edition (Video Game) (creator)
 2016 RK Prime (TV Series) (concept - 1 episode)
- Pokemon A Xxx Parody (2016) ... (concept)
 2016 Pokémon Go (Video Game) (creator)
 2014-2015 Pokémon: Mega Evolution (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Mega Evolution Special IV (2015) ... (creator)
- Mega Evolution Special I (2014) ... (creator)
 2015 Pikachu and the Pokémon Music Squad (Short) (characters)
 2015 Pokkén Tournament (Video Game) (characters)
 2015 Hoopa - The Mischief Pokémon (Video) (creator)
 2015 Strokémon: The XXX Parody (Video short) (characters)
 2014 Pokémon Pink Version (Video Game) (characters) / (creator)
 2014 Diancie - Princess of the Diamond Domain (Video) (creator)
 2013 Ash Fucks Misty: A XXX Pokémon Porn Parody (Video short) (characters)
 2013 Pokémon Bank (Video Game) (characters)
 2013 Pokemon XY (based on "Pokémon" created by)
 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 Pikachu to Eievui Friends (Short) (creator)
 2012 Pokémon Tretta (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 Utae Meroetta: Rinka Nomi o Sagase (Video short) (creator)
 2011 Pokémon Medal World (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Pokémon Card Game Asobikata DS (Video Game) (characters)
 2010 Pokémon Prism Version (Video Game) (characters)
 2010 Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2010) ... (creator)
- Part 1 (2010) ... (creator)
 2009 Pokémon Arcoiris Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Pokémon Chaos Black Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Pokémon Crystal Shards Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (original concept)
 2008 Pikachu's Ice Adventure (Short) (creator)
 2007 Pokémon Blue Sea Edition (Video Game) (creator)
 2007 R-Rated Pokemon (Short)
 2007 Pokémon Battrio (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Pikachû no tanken kurabu (Short) (creator)
 2007 Pokémon Shiny Gold Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2006 Pokémon Poké Ball Launcher (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Pokémon Seek & Find (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Pokémon Team Rocket Blast Off (Video Game) (characters)
 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 Pikachu's Ocean Adventure (Short) (creator)
 2006 The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon (TV Movie) (creator)
 2005 Pokémon: Team Turbo (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Pikachû no obake kânibaru (Short) (creator)
 2004 Pokémon Brown (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Pokémon Masters Arena (Video Game) (characters)
 2002-2004 Pokémon Chronicles (TV Series) (creator - 14 episodes)
- Yet Another Legend of Celebi (2003) ... (creator)
 2004 Pokémon Emerald Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2004 Pikachu's Summer Festival (Short) (creator)
 2004 Pokémon FireRed Version (Video Game) (scenario)
 2004 Pokémon LeafGreen Version (Video Game) (scenario)
 2003 Pokémon Channel (Video Game) (created by: Pokémon)
 2002 Pokémon Tetris (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Poketto monsutâ sûji o tsukamaeyou! (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Pokémon sodate ya-san mini (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Pokémon Ruby Version (Video Game) (creator) / (creator)
 2002 Pokémon Sapphire Version (Video Game) (creator)
 2002 Pokémon Race mini (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 Pokémon: Camp Pikachu (Short) (characters)
 2002 Pokémon Puzzle Collection Vol. 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Super Smash Bros. Melee (Video Game) (director: Pokémon)
 2001 Pokémon Party Mini (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Pokémon Puzzle Collection (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Pokémon Zany Cards (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Pokémon: PokéRap GS (Video short) (characters)
 2001 Pokémon Card GB2: GR Dan Sanjou! (Video Game) (original creator: Pokémon)
 2000 Pokemon: When Pokemon Don't Obey Week Commercial (Video short) (characters)
 2000 Pikachu's Winter Vacation 2001 (Video short) (creator)
 2000 Pokémon: Stadium 2 (Video Game) (original concept)
 2000 Pikachu & Pichu (Short) (creator)
 1999 Pokémon: Pikachu's Jukebox (TV Mini-Series short) (characters - 6 episodes)
- Double Trouble (1999) ... (characters)
- Viridian City (1999) ... (characters)
- 2.B.A. Master (1999) ... (characters)
- Together Forever (1999) ... (characters)
- What Kind of Pokémon Are You? (1999) ... (characters)
 1999 Pokémon Trading Card Game: Trainer Video (Video short) (characters)
 1999 Pokémon Gold Version (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Pokémon Pikachu 2 GS (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Pokémon Silver Version (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Pokemon: Pikachu's Rescue Adventure (Short) (characters)
 1999 Pokémon the Movie 2000 (original concept)
 1999 Pokémon: Stadium (Video Game) (original concept)
 1999 Pokémon Snap (Video Game) (created by: Pokémon)
 1999 Super Smash Bros. (Video Game) (game design: Pokémon)
 1998 A Sneak Peek at Pokémon (Video short) (characters)
 1998 Pokémon: PokéRap (Short) (characters)
 1998 Pokémon: Pikachu's Winter Vacation (TV Mini-Series short) (creator)
 1998 Pokémon: Trading Card Game (Video Game) (original story: Pokémon)
 1998 Pokémon Yellow Version: Special Pikachu Edition (Video Game) (scenario)
 1998 Pikachu's Vacation (Short) (creator)
 1998 Pokémon Pikachu (Video Game) (characters)
 1996 Pokémon Blue Version (Video Game) (creator) / (game scenario)
 1996 Pokémon Green Version (Video Game) (creator) / (game scenario)
 1996 Pokémon Red Version (Video Game) (creator) / (creator) / (game scenario)
 1991 Smart Ball (Video Game)
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In Japan, violence in games is pretty much self-regulated. In the 1980s, there was a game called Bullfighter where the matador stabbed the bull and red blood squirted out. The day after it was released, they changed the blood to green. There's more violence in games in the U.S., in things like Mortal Kombat, where they rip out hearts and cut off heads. Japanese people wouldn't come up with ideas ... See more »

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Has Asperger syndrome. See more »

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