Atsuko Nishida
Atsuko Nishida
Company Game Freak (currently freelance)
Current Position Character Designer
First game Pulseman
Latest game Pokémon Sun and Moon
Twitter atsuko_nishida

Atsuko Nishida is a graphic and character designer. She used to work at Game Freak, where she has created many notable Pokémon, including the franchise mascot Pikachu. Eventually she left the company and became a freelance artist, although she has still contributed Pokémon designs to the series, like various evolutions of Eevee and Alolan forms on Sun and Moon.

Nishida has also produced illustrations in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Game Works

Special Thanks

Pokémon Designs

Nishida has designed various Pokémon though each generation, mostly with a "cute-like" appearance. Here is a list of known Pokémon created by her:


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