• Born date: 1965-08-28
  • Born in: JapaN
Satoshi Tajiri

Satoshi Tajiri (田尻 智, Tajiri Satoshi, born August 28, 1965) is a Japanese video game designer best known as the creator of Pokémon and the founder of video game developer Game Freak, Inc. An avid fan of arcade games, Tajiri wrote for and edited his own video gaming fanzine Game Freak with Ken Sugimori, before evolving it into a development company of the same name.