Junichi Masuda

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Birthday
12, 1968
Birthplace
Yokohama, Japan
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Yokohama, Japan

About

Video game designer, director, and soundtrack composer who helped create the Pokémon series.

Before Fame

He grew up playing the keyboard and trombone and later studied computer programming and graphics at the Japan Electronics College.

Trivia

He began working for Game Freak in 1989.

Family Life

He named a character in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire after his daughter Kiri.

Associated With

His video game soundtrack compositional style was influenced by the work of Igor Stravinsky and other classical composers.