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Shigeki Morimoto (Japanese: 森本 茂樹, Hepburn: Morimoto Shigeki, born October 1, 1967) is a game designer and programmer currently working at Game Freak. He has been involved in nearly every main series Pokémon game, since Pokémon Red and Blue Versions where he was a programmer, and the creator of the battle system and the Pokémon "Mew". Since then, he has served as the director of more recent games in the series.[1] He also appeared as a hidden boss NPC in Pokémon Black and White, Pokémon Sun and Moon and their sequels.[2]


  1. ^ Satoru Iwata. "Iwata Asks : Pokémon HeartGold Version & SoulSilver Version". Nintendo. Retrieved 2012-03-14.
  2. ^ "Nintendo Feature: Pokémon HeartGold/SoulSilver Interview". Official Nintendo Magazine. 2010-03-25. Retrieved 2011-12-12.

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