satoshi tajiri fan art
satoshi tajiri fan art

The Idea Behind the Pokémon (Bonus: Video - Surprise)

How did Satoshi Tajiri catch them all?

Satoshi Tajiri, the creator of the beloved Pokémon franchise, came up with the idea of this successful theme when he was a kid, due to the following incident: He liked to collect caterpillars and observe them, until they become butterflies.

So, what’s the moral of this story? That amazing ideas are hidden even in the smallest things and, if you believe in them, they can evolve into something great!

Additional fact: On Pokemon Anime Series, the Japan name of our beloved Ash Ketchum is Satoshi.

Below you can check the original theme song, sung by Jason Paige.