Satoshi Tajiri( upstream series of games, manga and TV series 'Pokemon')
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Biography Satoshi Tajiri
Satoshi Tajiri (p. 1965, Tokyo) - is best known as an individual developer series of games, manga and TV series "Pokemon" [Pocket Monsters].
Since childhood Tajiri fond manga, anime, fantasy series and collecting insects. In 1978 he added to this list videogames.
Since then in Japan there was no media on video games, Tajiri has decided to begin publishing their own magazine, called "Game Freak". His first rooms were handwritten and "interwoven" stapler. The journal published notes, reviews, articles about the "secrets" of computer games.
By 1983, when Tajiri turned 18, "Game Freak" has become a serious and, in fact, the professional edition. For example, a special issue dedicated to the game "Zabius", it has sold 10 000 copies of б╔ 300 each.
In parallel with the publication of the magazine has developed around editorial team began thinking about creating your own games. In 1981, Tajiri won the competition for the best idea of the game, held by "Sega". His first project was called "Quinty"
. When a company "Nintendo" has released a handheld game consoles "Game Boy", . which allows to play together on two consoles, . cable connections, . Tajiri with the idea of the game, . which would be the cable could transmit from the cartridge to cartridge "living" creatures,
In 1990, the company "Game Freak" has begun to develop the game, dubbed "Pocket Monsters". Initially, the administration "Nintendo" did not believe in the success of the project, as the popularity of consoles "Game Boy" at the time started to fall. However Tajiri, . despite everything, . continued work, . because his idea of himself believed Shigeru Miyamoto, . developer of the classic series of games "Donkey Kong" (ie they were devoted to the first issues of "Game Freak"), . - Idol and role model for young designers,
In 1996, the game "Pocket Monsters" finally came into being. At the same time came the Red, Blue and Green versions, which differ in the available Pokц╘mon. All they could catch the 150 Pokemon, 151 th (Mu) was a secret, and get it to be only in the company "Game Freak". Generally, the game had a lot of mysteries and secrets that have dramatically increased the interest in her.
In 1997, started publishing TV series "Pokemon" [Pocket Monsters] (1997 -). Soon see a yellow version of the game, story and design which have been modified to correspond more closely TV series.
Finally, in 1999, was completed over a double set of extensions: Gold and Silver versions, which have already been 251 Pokemon. In 2000 was released on Crystal version, which allowed, in particular, to select as the main character girl and exchange Pokemon via cell phone.
Currently Tajiri considering new projects.
Like all of the generation Tajiri, the source of his inspiration - children and adolescent memories of games in which he played, and serials, which he looked. Following the tradition of the industry, Tajiri shows in their projects truly Japanese imagination, ingenuity and thoroughness.
Japanese students have a lot to learn. They are able to relax only during breaks between classes. Tajiri works in order to relaxing with his games, children are not only rested, but continued to learn - friendship, reciprocity, understanding, willingness to take responsibility in a difficult moment.