Satoshi Tajiri

  He was born August 28, 1965, in Tokyo Japan. Tajiri was not normal growing up he would collect bugs and this was the early inspiration for pokemon. He was even called Dr.Bug and dreamed of becoming an entomologist to study them. But Tokyo grew and his home where he would catch bugs was now a city. In his games he has incorporated the feeling he got when he found a new bug and it certainly worked out.

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  He has made other successful games including Yoshi, Drill Dozer, and HarmoKnight.
  He was voted in the top ten of most influential modern game designers.