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'''Kenji Matsushima''' (Japanese: 松島賢二, 松島賢司<ref>Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design page 159 ([https://i.imgur.com/4pliDX8.png Image])</ref>) is a designer within [[Game Freak]] (it is possible the two known kanji readings may not refer to the same person). In addition to his work on the [[Pokémon games]], he has helped with the [[Pokémon anime]], and has created the lyrics to [[Slateport City (song)]]. He was also an editor of the book, [[Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design]].
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'''Kenji Matsushima''' (Japanese: 松島賢二, 松島賢司<ref>Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design page 159 ([https://i.imgur.com/4pliDX8.png Image])</ref>) is a designer within [[Game Freak]] (it is possible the two known kanji readings may not refer to the same person). He has been involved on the core [[Pokémon series]] since the first entries, [[Pokémon Red and Green|''Red and Green'']]. In addition to his work on the [[Pokémon games]], he has helped with the [[Pokémon anime]], has been mostly involved in writing scenario and designing [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] concepts and [[Pokédex]] texts, and has created the lyrics to [[Slateport City (song)]]. He was also an editor of the book, [[Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design]].
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== Game Works ==
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* [[Pokémon Red and Green|''Pokémon Red and Green'']] (1996) - Map Design
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* [[Pokémon Blue (Japanese)|''Pokémon Blue'']] (1996) - Map Design
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* ''[[Bushi Seiryūden: Futari no Yūsha]]'' (1997) - Game Design, Text
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* [[Pokémon Gold and Silver|''Pokémon Gold and Silver'']] (1999) - Game Design, Game Scenario
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* [[Pokémon Crystal|''Pokémon Crystal'']] (2000) - Game Design, Game Scenario
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* [[Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire|''Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire'']] (2002) - Game Designer, Pokédex Text
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* [[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen|''Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen'']] (2004) - Pokédex Text
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* [[Pokémon Emerald|''Pokémon Emerald'']] (2004) - Game Designer, Pokédex Text
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* [[Drill Dozer|''Drill Dozer'']] (2005) - Game Design, Scenario
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* [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|''Pokémon Diamond and Pearl'']] (2006) - Game Designer, Pokédex Text
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* [[Pokémon Platinum|''Pokémon Platinum'']] (2008) - Game Design, Pokédex Text
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* [[Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver|''Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver'']] (2009) - Game Design Leader, Game Scenario, Pokédex Text, Script Design
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* [[Pokémon Black and White|''Pokémon Black and White'']] (2010) - Pokémon Concept & Pokédex Text
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* [[Pokémon Black 2 and White 2|''Pokémon Black 2 and White 2'']] (2012) - Pokémon Black and White Game Design, Globalization Coordinator
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* [[Pokémon X and Y|''Pokémon X and Y'']] (2013) - Pokémon Concept & Pokédex Text, Pokémon Design Coordination
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* [[Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire|''Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire'']] (2014) - Game Text Localization Support
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* [[Pokémon Sun and Moon|''Pokémon Sun and Moon'']] (2016) - Pokémon Concept & Pokédex Text, Game Dialogue Design, Game Text Localization Support
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* [[Pokémon Sword and Shield|''Pokémon Sword and Shield'']] (2019) - Concept Design & Planning: Pokémon & Character Design
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=== Special Thanks ===
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* [[Pulseman|''Pulseman'']] (1994)
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* [[Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|''Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon'']] (2017)
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* [[Pokémon Quest|''Pokémon Quest'']] (2018)
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* [[Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|''Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!'']] (2018)
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== Interviews ==
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20120211023721/http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/vg_hgss_interview-2010-03-31/ Pokémon Website: HeartGold and SoulSilver] (archived)
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20130122110720/http://www.gamefreak.co.jp/blog/staff/?p=206 Game Freak blog: Black & White] (archived)
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 09:08, 5 March 2021

Kenji Matsushima (Japanese: 松島賢二, 松島賢司[1]) is a designer within Game Freak (it is possible the two known kanji readings may not refer to the same person). He has been involved on the core Pokémon series since the first entries, Red and Green. In addition to his work on the Pokémon games, he has helped with the Pokémon anime, has been mostly involved in writing scenario and designing Pokémon concepts and Pokédex texts, and has created the lyrics to Slateport City (song). He was also an editor of the book, Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design.

Game Works

Special Thanks

Interviews

References

  1. Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design page 159 (Image)
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