Takao Unno (Japanese: 海野隆雄) is a graphic designer for Pokémon games since Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. He is the art director for Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, who was responsible for the design of new female protagonist Lyra. He was appointed by Junichi Masuda as the director for Pokémon Black 2 and White 2.
He is also an illustrator for the Pokémon Trading Card Game since EX Deoxys expansion. His last illustration since many years was Team Rocket's Trickery from Undaunted expansion. For a complete list of cards that Unno illustrated, go here.
The following is a list of Pokémon designed by Takao Unno.
|Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire Versions||Game Boy Advance||2002-11-21||Pokémon & Graphics Design|
|Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen Versions||Game Boy Advance||2004-01-29||Graphic Design Leader, Pokémon Designers|
|Pokémon Emerald Version||Game Boy Advance||2004-11-16||Graphic Design, Pokémon Design|
|Pokémon Colosseum||Nintendo GameCube||2003-11-21||Pokémon Characters Designed By|
|Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness||Nintendo GameCube||2005-08-04||Pokémon Characters Designed By|
|Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Versions||Nintendo DS||2006-09-28||Graphic Design Leader, Pokémon Designers & Graphic Designers|
|Pokémon Battle Revolution||Wii||2006-12-14||Pokémon Characters Designed By|
|Pokémon Platinum Version||Nintendo DS||2008-09-13||Pokémon Design & Graphic Design|
|Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver Versions||Nintendo DS||2009-09-12||Art Director, Pokémon Design|
|Pokémon Black and White Versions||Nintendo DS||2010-09-18||Pokémon Character Design, 3-D Art Director, 3-D Graphics System Design|
|Pokémon Black and White Versions 2||Nintendo DS||2012-06-23||Director, Art Director, Pokémon Character Design, Digital Movie (Main Design), Nintendo 3DS Link Design|
|Pokémon X and Y||Nintendo 3DS||2013-10-12||3-D Art Director, Pokémon Characters Design, Pokémon Design Coordination|
|Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire||Nintendo 3DS||2014-11-21||Pokémon Characters Design|
|Pokémon Sun and Moon||Nintendo 3DS||2016-11-18||Graphics Director, Pokémon Character Design, Concept|
- Pokémon Diamond and Pearl interview (Japanese)
- Pokémon Center de Paris : Les premières images ! | Pokébip
- November 2010 of Nintendo Dream (RPGLand's scans)
- May 2011 of Nintendo Dream (Shellspider's blog)
- April 2011 of Nintendo Dream (Shellspider's blog)