Hidenori Kusaka is the writer for VIZ Media's Pokemon
Adventures. Running continuously for over 20 years, Pokemon
Adventures is the only manga series to completely cover all the
Pokemon games and has become one of the most popular series
of all time. Kusaka is currently working on the 14th story arc,
Pokemon: Sun & Moon. In addition to writing manga, he also
edits children's books and plans mixed-media projects for
Shogakukan's children's magazines. He uses the Pokemon Electrode as
his author portrait.
Mato was born in Aichi Prefecture on November 27. Her astrological sign is Sagittarius. Her first manga story, "New Year X-mas," appeared in 1993 in the magazine Shonen Sunday. Her best-known works include the title Nightingale.
Satoshi Yamamoto is the artist for VIZ Media's Pokemon Adventures, which he began working on in 2001, starting with volume 10. Yamamoto launched his manga career in 1993 with the horror-action title Kimen Senshi, which ran in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine, followed by the series Kaze no Denshosha. He is currently working on the 14th story arc in the Pokemon series, Pokemon: Sun & Moon. Yamamoto's favorite manga creators/artists include Fujiko Fujio (Doraemon), Yukinobu Hoshino (2001 Nights) and Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira). He loves films, monsters, mysteries, punk rock music and livin' the good life. He uses the Pokemon Swalot as his artist portrait.