Pokemon

Known as Pocket Monsters in Japan, Pokémon was created in 1995 by Satoshi Tajiri. The franchise is set round the existence of creatures known as ‘Pokémon’ who live in the world alongside humans.

The games first appeared on the Game Boy in Japan, with the games Pokémon Red and Pokémon Green releasing in 1996.

Pokemon logo

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