Satoshi Yamamoto

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Yamamoto in 2016[2]

Satoshi Yamamoto (Japanese: 山本サトシ Yamamoto Satoshi, born December 17, 1965 in Kyoto) is a Japanese illustrator. He is best known for illustrating Pokémon Adventures from Volume 10 onward. Aside from his work on various Pokémon manga, he has also illustrated some cards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

In 2016, Yamamoto and Kusaka were both awarded the Comic-Con International's Inkpot Award.[3] Later that year, they were also awarded the Mejor Kodoma Manga award in the XXII Salón del Manga de Barcelona.[4]

Yamamoto has mentioned that he uses the Scale World figures as a direct reference when drawing characters for his manga, such as Nemona.[5]


This is a collection of official Pokémon artwork drawn by Yamamoto.

Draft pages

This is a collection of draft pages that Yamamoto has publicly released for the Pokémon manga he is an artist on.


This is a collection of art for animation that Yamamoto has contributed to.

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CoroCoro promotional art[6]

Pokémon manga illustrated by Satoshi Yamamoto

See also


  • Satoshi Yamamoto's favorite Pokémon is Swalot.[7]
  • In the X & Y arc of Pokémon Adventures, Hidenori Kusaka and Satoshi Yamamoto have their names written as "Hidenori Xsaka and Satoshi Yamamoto" (including the bold letters) at the start of the manga volumes.

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