kantaro

kantaro (Japanese: カンタロ; born November 28) is an artist for the Pokémon series, and an illustrator who has contributed artwork to the Pokémon Trading Card Game since 2022, the first of which was Colress's Experiment from the Crown Zenith expansion.

kantaro's icon as of 2024.[1]

Besides contributing artwork for the Pokémon TCG, kantaro has also contributed artwork for Project VOLTAGE, creating designs for Hatsune Miku as an Ice- and Poison-type Pokémon Trainer. In 2024, he was in charge of the Pokémon Day 2024 video POKÉDANCE, as the animation director, and also designed the character dancing with the Kanto first partner Pokémon.[2]


Designs

Characters

The following are a list of characters designed by kantaro.

Other
     
POKÉDANCE
Kanto
Pokémon Dancer[2]
Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku (Ice)[3]
Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku (Poison)[4]

Artwork

This is a collection of official Pokémon artwork drawn by kantaro.

Merchandise

This is a collection of art for Pokémon merchandise by kantaro.
There are 30 cards by kantaro. For a complete list, see here.

Other Artwork

This is a collection of other promotional Pokémon artwork that kantaro has contributed to.

Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku as an Ice-type Trainer[6]
Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku as an Ice-type Trainer settei[3]
Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku as an Ice-type Trainer settei[3]
Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku as an Poison-type Trainer[7]
Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku as an Poison-type Trainer settei[4]
Project VOLTAGE
Hatsune Miku as an Poison-type Trainer settei[4]
Project Snorlax
Snorlax Blocks the Way[8]
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Animation credits

Credits are listed in order of most senior role, then in order of their release.

Character Design

Animation Director

Trivia

  • kantaro's first experience with the Pokémon franchise was playing Pokémon Red, and his favorite Pokémon is Mr. Mime.[9]

External links

References



  This article is part of Project TCG, a Bulbapedia project that aims to report on every aspect of the Pokémon Trading Card Game.