- The 2018 Yomiuri interview about Pikachu’s origins with Sugimori, Nishida and Nishino. Edited and translated both by Pokemon.com and by Sato on Siliconera.com. This is the famous interview where Gorochu was revealed; we recommend reading both translations, as the editing is quite different and each one features some exclusive insights.
- GameInformer Pokémon dossier and video interviews with Ohmori and Masuda.
- Iwata Asks, with Morimoto and Ishihara.
- Nintendo.co.jp interview with the creators (JPN) and GlitterBerri’s translation.
- The 2004 Game Center CX interview with Satoshi Tajiri is available in the Game Center CX DVD Box 3 on Amazon , you can read an overview on the episode on Crunck games GCCX episode guide S1 Pokémon special .
- 1999 TIME interview with Satoshi Tajiri.
- 1997 Game Staff List Association Japan interview with the creators, and GlitterBerri’s translation.
- 1996 Pocket Monsters Zukan staff interviews
BOOKS AND OTHER MEDIA
- ゲームフリーク ―遊びの世界標準を塗り替えるクリエイティブ集団, by Akihito Tomisawa
- Shogakukan, Manga Special about the life of Tajiri Satoshi.
- New Game Design by Satoshi Tajiri
- Game On 2.0 Exhibition
OTHER RESEARCH SITES
- Zod’s thread on Smogon “There were 190 Pokémon!”
- Crystal_ ‘s thorough analysis of the Missingno.
- Crystal_ ‘s criticism (1) (2)
- The Cutting Room Floor has thorough pages for all Pokémon games and is actively updated with new information. We regularly reference this site, and they us; additionally, sometimes our own staff will directly contribute. For a good starting point, here’s the main article on Red and Blue.
- Glitch City Wiki, based on the original Glitch City Laboratories, is a Pokémon glitch and coding-focused wiki. They are well known for The Big HEX List, a useful reference chart for indexed lists in Gens 1 and 2.
- PRAMA Initiative is a French Pokémon glitch website of good renown and a partner of Glitch City Labs.
- GlitterBerri’s dossiers about Capsule Monsters and the genesis of the Pokémon games.
- TRANS video about Pokémon beginnings (FR, ENG subtitles)
- http://arukuukura.blog.fc2.com/ (JPN)