About the Author
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.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.