Satoshi Tajiri

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Birthday
28, 1965
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

About

Creator of Pokemon who founded the video game company GameFreak, Inc. His videogames Pokemon Red, Green, and Blue later became a popular animated series and a film franchise.

Before Fame

He became interested in arcade games early in his childhood and started playing them instead of going to school.

Trivia

A passion for insect collecting was blended with his love of video games, thus forming the foundation for Pokemon.

Family Life

His father was a car salesman and his mother a stay-at-home mom.

Associated With

Shigeru Miyamoto, the designer behind the Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda games, also helped on the development of Pokemon.