Yusuke Ohmura (Japanese: 大村祐介 born July 6, 1981) is an illustrator of the artwork for Pokémon games since Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. He has drawn several characters for the core series games starting with Pokémon Black and White, such as Gym Leaders and the Elite Four of Unova.
Ohmura created the designs for Piplup, Oshawott, Greninja, and the version mascots of Pokémon X and Y, Xerneas and Yveltal. Initial design for the two Legendary Pokémon was started by Ken Sugimori, but after he encountered 'artist's block', he gave the work to Ohmura, who furthered the designs. Sugimori later returned to finish them. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, he became the lead of Pokémon designer, switching his role with Sugimori.
The following is a list of Pokémon designed by Yusuke Ohmura.
|Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Versions||Nintendo DS||2006-09-28||Pokémon Design, Graphic Design|
|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||Pokémon Design, Graphic Design|
|Pokémon Black and White Versions||Nintendo DS||2010-09-18||Pokémon Character Design, 2-D Dot Graphics, Trainer Graphics (Main Design)|
|Pokémon Black and White Versions 2||Nintendo DS||2012-06-23||Pokémon Character Design, 2-D Dot Graphics, Trainer Graphics (Main Design)|
|Pokémon X and Y||Nintendo 3DS||2013-10-12||Pokémon Characters Design, Pokémon Design Coordination, Trainer Graphics Design|
|Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire||Nintendo 3DS||2014-11-21||Pokémon Characters Design, Trainer Graphics Design|
|Pokémon Sun and Moon||Nintendo 3DS||2016-11-18||Pokémon Character Design (Lead), Trainer Graphics Design|
|Pokémon Sword and Shield||Nintendo Switch||2019-11-15||Character Design, Pokémon Design|
- Ken Sugimori got 'artist's block' during Pokemon X and Y development. Official Nintendo Magazine (published on October 24, 2013) (archived)
- Yusuke Ohmura's Twitter Bio (archived)
- Pokémon Peer interview (Translation by Pokebeach)
- May 2011 of Nintendo Dream (Shellspider's blog)
- Soirée d'inauguration du Pokémon Center à Paris - JeuxOnLine
- Tweet about designing Zacian and Zamazenta
- Tweet about designing Kubfu and Urshifu