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  Satoshi Tajiri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a young boy, Satoshi lived in a suburb of Tokyo and loved to collect pokemon cardss, and hunt them in storess, fields and pokemon forumss, constantly looking for new ways to attract women like challenging them to pokemon battles.
In the late 1970s, the forums and stores that Satoshi loved as a child were paved over by apartments and parking lots, and his idea for Pokémon grew, as he wanted to give modern children the chance to hunt for pokemon as he did.
Satoshi got into the pokemon tv show when he was at ninja school, spending all his time at home watching it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Satoshi_Tajiri   (515 words)

  
 (¯`._(¯`._ Pokémon Millennium ~ Anniversary Version - N° 23 - Satoshi Tajiri ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
When he was a child, Satoshi lived in a Tokyo's suburb, and he loved to collect bugs, trying to capture them in ponds, fields and woods, in a constant search of bugs to capture and new ways in order to attract bugs like cockroachs.
In 1991 Satoshi discovered the Game Boy, and when he saw the cable Game Link, he imagined the bugs' hunters to exchange the own creatures through that cable and it was therefore that born the idea of the Pokémon; In this period also basilar characteristics of the game were realized.
Satoshi's dreams were realized in 1996, when Pokémon Red and Green were published in Japan, in 1998 they landed in USA and in 2000 in Italy, with the names Red and Blue.
www.pokemonmillennium.com /satoshi_en.php   (574 words)

  
 PokeZam.com - Satoshi Tajiri
Born in Tokyo on August 28th 1965, Satoshi Tajiri was considered a bit of a misfit as a young boy.
Tajiri had an interest and concern for the creatures and nature that surrounded his home, just outside of Tokyo.
In 1982, while in college, Tajiri and his friends began to publish a magazine in which they publicize tips and cheat codes of their favorite video games, coincidently naming it Game Freak.
www.pokezam.com /pokemon/stajiri.php   (286 words)

  
 TIMEasia.com | Pokémon: The Ultimate Game Freak - Page 2 | 11/22/99
Tajiri: Well, one reason is that back when we had arcade games only, they cost 100 yen for one game.
Tajiri: When I was a kid, I was taught to sit far away from the TV while watching.
Tajiri: I think a lot about kids and what they need and want to make their lives better.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/1122/pokemon6.fullinterview2.html   (1260 words)

  
 Satoshi Tajiri - The Pokémon Encyclopedia - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Satoshi Tajiri, born August 28, 1965 in Machida, Tokyo, is the creator of the video game series Pokémon, as well as the entire idea of the Pokémon franchise.
Tajiri is also the founder of the video game developer Game Freak, which plays the main role in development of the Pokémon games, and has close ties with another company, Creatures.
Tajiri was very interested with capturing, collecting, and trading insects as a child.
pokemon.wikia.com /wiki/Satoshi_Tajiri   (390 words)

  
 - - - - AshKetchum.nl // Bilingual Pokémon Site for the die hard fans.
Satoshi's plan was making it possible for people to collect bugs in a game, and to trade the bugs using the link cable.
Satoshi sold his idea to Nintendo, but it took another 6 years untill the game was released.
Satoshi's rival, Shigeru, is the name of the man who created Mario Bros, Shigeru Miyamoto.
www.ashketchum.nl /pokemon_satoshitajiri.php   (199 words)

  
 *Satoshi Tajiri* (^-.-^ Chow!) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Satoshi Tajiri, the master-mind behind the creation of Pokémon Pocket Monsters, grew up in Machida, a rural suburb located in western Tokyo.
As a child, Tajiri was really interested in insects and bugs, which he found and collected.
Tajiri was part of the first generation, in Japan, who grew up with manga and animé.
missingno_000iibui.tripod.com.cob-web.org:8888 /tajiri.html   (519 words)

  
       leafGREEN         ../ treecko ( kimori ) official fanlisting /..           (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
As a child, Satoshi Tajiri, the creator of Pokémon, lived in a suburb of Tokyo and loved to collect insects, hunting them in ponds, fields and forests, constantly looking for new insects and coming up with new ways to attract insects like beetles.
Satoshi named his development company "Game Freak", after the magazine, and thus it can still be seen at the start of Pokémon games.
As a tribute to Miyamoto and Tajiri, Ash Ketchum (or "Red" in the Gold, Silver and Crystal versions of the series) is named Satoshi and Gary Oak (or "Blue" in Gold, Silver and Crystal) is named Shigeru in the Japanese version of Pokémon.
www.hanyou.com.ar /treecko/satoshi.php   (382 words)

  
 Pokemon Dream :: Interview With Satoshi Tajiri
Tajiri had just finished work on the new series of Pokémon games for Nintendo's Game Boy, to be released in Japan Nov. 20.
Tajiri: I'm part of the first generation who grew up with manga [comics] and anime [animation], you know, after 'Godzilla.' I was absorbed with Ultraman on TV and in manga.
In the U.S., the characters Ash [Satoshi in Japan] and Pikachu are grouped together.
pokedream.com /pokemon/infocenter/tajiri.php   (1243 words)

  
 PokeZam.com - Interview with Satoshi Tajiri
Tajiri had just finished work on the new series of Pokemon games for Nintendo's Game Boy, to be released in Japan Nov. 20.
Tajiri: No, but sometimes they would eat each other.
Tajiri: Yeah, everyone was using it to compete.
www.pokezam.com /pokemon/stajiri2.php   (2275 words)

  
 Pokémon - GameWiki
Pokémon (Japanese: ポケモン) is a video game franchise, created by Satoshi Tajiri and published by Nintendo for several of their systems, most importantly the Game Boy.
In the late 1970s, the fields and ponds Satoshi loved as a child were paved over by apartments and parking lots.
In the TV show the protagonist is named Satoshi (after the creator, Satoshi Tajiri) whilst the rival is named Shigeru (after Shigeru Miyamoto), in the English version the names were changed to Ash Ketchum and Gary Oak.
gamewiki.info /wiki/Pokemon   (4424 words)

  
 Factmonster - Time for Kids Magazine |November 12, 1999 Vol.5 No.9 |Poké Power

Tajiri, 34, is the shy, soft-spoken creator of Pokémon, which means pocket monster.
Just as Tajiri had collected bugs as a kid, the object of the Pokémon games is to collect all the monsters.
Unknown to Nintendo, Tajiri had added a secret twist in the Pokémon programming: a mysterious monster known as Mew, who plays a big part in the new movie.
www.factmonster.com /tfk/magazines/story/0,6277,53759,00.html   (629 words)

  
 Version One: Pink and Blue and Kasumi-chan too!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
After the hero, Satoshi, is united with his new Pokemon, Pikachuu, he decides he's off on his adventure.
Kasumi's sisters are nothing like her, and they actually look down on her and call her the runt or the loser of the family.
Kasumi might be a little hot-headed towards Satoshi, but she really does care for him.
www.angelfire.com /blog/ash/kasumichan.html   (730 words)

  
 Pokemon
In Japan, were Tajiri grew up and created his Pocket Monster world, no one expected him to amount to anything--he never even had any aspirations to go to college.
Tajiri’s world was going to arcades in the early days of the Space Invaders craze, and instead of going to a university, he chose studying electronics at a two-year technical school.
Even unknown to Nintendo, Tajiri had added an extra character called “Mew” in the system, and where there was supposed to be just 150 monsters, there was a secret addition, and when word got out amongst the Pokemon fans,, games were sold.
www.tvdays.com /pokemon.htm   (940 words)

  
 Satoshi Tajiri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
There, Ash is called Satoshi; and Satoshi was made in the image of his creator, outcast who, as a in a suburb of boy living Satoshi Tajiri, a young Tokyo,...
Satoshi Tajiri, the creator of the their creator, Pokemons, speaks about them profile of...
Pokemon was developed by Satoshi Tajiri and founder of Game (the CEO and watching monsters fond childhood memories of gathering insects Freak, Inc.).
satoshiabil.apcaijolqa.info   (515 words)

  
 I challenge YOU! // fanlisting for the Pokémon series
Pokémon (poh-keh-mohn, although frequently mispronounced poh-kee-MAN) is a video game franchise, created by Satoshi Tajiri and published by Nintendo for several of their systems, most importantly the Game Boy.
Tajiri's formula took off in Japan and was adapted (and translated) in 1998 for the American market, with the release of Pokémon Red and Blue.
Satoshi takes on the role of a teacher and mentor for a younger, beginning Pokémon trainer in this series.
pokemonfan.org /about.php   (904 words)

  
 TIMEasia.com | Pokémon: The Ultimate Game Freak - Page 1 | 11/22/99
TIME Tokyo bureau chief Tim Larimer speaks with Satoshi Tajiri, the quiet, complex man who created a video game in which no one dies--and who in the process launched the worldwide phenomenon known as Pokémon.
After first coming up with the idea for Pokémon in 1990, Satoshi Tajiri labored for nearly six years over the original game.
A person who usually shuns the limelight, Tajiri talked about his labor of love with Larimer and TIME intern Takashi Yokota at the offices of his small company, Game Freak, in Tokyo's Setagaya neighborhood, a youth-culture hub with several colleges and universities.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/1122/pokemon6.fullinterview1.html   (1585 words)

  
 Pokémon: Nostalgia
Synopsis As a kid in Japan, Satoshi Tajiri was big on two things: bug collecting and playing video games at the arcade.
Unknown to Nintendo, creator Tajiri inserted a secret twist in the Pokémon programming—a little-seen monster known as Mew, who could only be caught when one Game Boy interacted with another via the link cord.
All of it was incentive to play with and against friends, making good on Tajiri’s wish that his game have a distinct (and for the devoted, nearly unavoidable) multiplayer nature.
www.skooldays.com /categories/toys/ty1387.htm   (739 words)

  
 Satoshi Tajiri - credited with idea for Pokemon
Satoshi Tajiri is noted for coming up with the idea of Pokémon.
Satoshi also loved to play videogames (which were obviously very diferent to our modern-day ones because there was no Gameboy Advance in those days) he also liked watching japanese monter movies.
Tajiri combined his three childhood passions and started creating his Pocket Monsters (Pokémon for short) with Creatures Inc (which he founded) and started producing the video games with the Game Freak company.
www.japan-101.com /anime/satoshi_tajiri.htm   (214 words)

  
 Tajiri Satoshi - Wikipedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Er verbrachte seine Kindheit in einem Vorort von Tokio, wo er bevorzugt Insekten sammelte.
Satoshi wollte der neuen Generation der Kinder die Möglichkeit geben, Kreaturen zu jagen, wie er es selbst als Kind getan hatte.
Satoshi begann, für Nintendo zu arbeiten und verbrachte die nächsten sechs Jahre damit, die Pokémon zu erfinden.
de.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Satoshi_Tajiri   (305 words)

  
 Satoshi Tajiri
El hombre que ven aquí a la derecha comparte el nombre con el personaje principal de uno de los juegos más populares de Japón: Pokémon.
En ese país Ash es Satoshi y fue creado a imagen y semejansa de su inventor.
En 1996 teníamos a GameFreak, la empresa de Satoshi, estaba casi en quiebra; el gameboy era tecnología vieja y nadie esperaba nada del juego.
members.tripod.com /pokemonenespanol/satoshi_tajiri.htm   (250 words)

  
 Pokémon - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
URL accessed on April 19, 2006. created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1996 (it celebrated its tenth anniversary on February 27, 2006).
Gary (whose grandfather was none other than Professor Oak, the man in charge of giving new trainers their first Pokémon) was well known and acompanied by a squad of cheerleaders.
These names, in turn, were taken from the two people who produced the franchise - Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri and gaming legend Shigeru Miyamoto, who helped Tajiri to launch the series.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Pokemon   (5568 words)

  
 Satoshi Tajiri - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Satoshi Tajiri (田尻 智 Tajiri Satoshi, 28 de agosto de 1965) es el creador de la serie Pokemon.
A Satoshi no le gustaba la escuela, tanto, que regresó a su casa solo para encontrar que los lagos y bosques que tanto la gustaban habían sido reemplazados por estacionamientos y centros comerciales, y la idea de Pokemón nacío.
Cuando la empresa de videojuegos Nintendo sacó su producto Game Boy, Satoshi les presentó su proyecto, los dirigentes lo aceptaron pero no demostraron un gran entusiasmo.
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Satoshi_Tajiri   (367 words)

  
 Satoshi Tajiri - Wikipédia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Satoshi Tajiri (田尻 智, né le 28 août 1965) est le créateur des Pokémon.
Il a passé son enfance dans une banlieue de Tokyo où il aimait collectionner les insectes, et les chassait partout, au bord des mares, dans les champs ou en forêt.
Satoshi voulait offrir à la nouvelle génération d'enfants la possibilité de chasser des créatures, comme il l'avait fait petit.
fr.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Satoshi_Tajiri   (402 words)

  
 Poke Master! ||| Satoshi "Ash Ketchum" Fanlisting |||   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Satoshi & all Pokemon are © Satoshi Tajiri 1995-2006.
The left Satoshi sprite (With the words 'The Fanlisting') was made by me - Please don't steal.
The other one was donated to me by Matx.
kari.beautiful-beast.net /satoshi/extra.html   (35 words)

  
 Youth Concern: Pokemon creator speaks
Satoshi Tajiri, in Asia's Shapers 2001(http://www.zdnetindia.com/news/specials/25movers2001/stories/18291.html) mentions very successfully: "Love them or hate them, chances are you've seen them.
At this point, I want to mention that this was one of the most difficult interviews I have attempted since at first I was misguided by people who didn't have the kindness to tell me about how to reach Mr.
Tajiri who I need to mention was most helpful.
users.otenet.gr /~tzelepisk/yc/st.htm   (1302 words)

  
 TR in Japan
The twerps are often referred to as "Satoshi-tachi" which loosely means "Satoshi and his friends".
From the few subtitled episodes I've seen, Satoshi swears quite a bit (calling TR and Gary some choice names), Kojiro and Musashi swear a little, and Nyarth has sworn several times (at Satoshi!).
Maybe Satoshi Tajiri (the creator of Pokemon) named the "rival" Shigeru because he felt, with the Pokemon GB game, he was competing with Shigeru Miyamoto (after all, Gary is ALWAYS way ahead of Ash...
www.trsrockin.com /japan.html   (1108 words)

  
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Satoshi Tajiri ofcourse is Pokemon ultime creator!Wee!Yeah,he made up the idea and everything!Which
Every time he found a new insect, it was mysterious to him.When he and his friends went bug hunting,he always got the most.Bug hunting is what gave him the "Gotta' Catch 'em all".He was really good at this!I guess bug-type Pokemon are hid faves!
His"sensai"is Shigeru Miyamoto!The creator of the famous Zelda,DonkeyKong,and MUCH more!He also made Super Nintendo,Nintendo 64,and gamecube!He was Satoshi's role model!Shigeru Miyamoto also gave Satoshi advice,since he was only a teenager when he thought about Pokemon!Satoshi always thought Nintendo would reject it,Nintendo couldn't really understand the concept of the game.
www.freewebs.com /howlinghoundoom/SatoshiTajiri.htm   (268 words)

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