Ken Sugimori

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Birthday
27, 1966
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1966 (age 53)
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

About

Japanese video game designer and illustrator most famous for having designed and drawn all 151 characters in the original Pokemon franchise. He has worked on many incarnations of the franchise, including the films, manga and card games.

Before Fame

He worked as an illustrator on the gaming fanzine Game Freak in the early-to-mid 80's. He later had a hand in the development of the 1989 arcade game Mendel Palace.

Trivia

He has also done illustration and art design work for the Super Smash Bros. series of video games.

Family Life

He as born in Tokyo, Japan.

Associated With

He and Satoshi Tajiri are two of the co-creators of the Pokemon franchise.