Megumi Mizutani

Megumi Mizutani (Japanese: 水谷恵 Mizutani Megumi) is an illustrator for the Pokémon Trading Card Game and one of the Pokémon designers for Generation V, thus leading to other credits, such as conceptual character artist for Pokémon the Series: Black & White of the Pokémon anime. She has also drawn several characters for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire and Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!. She has provided illustrations for 104 different cards (excluding reprints), starting in the Black & White Series with Pansage.

Artwork by Megumi Mizutani

Designs

Pokémon

The following is a list of Pokémon designed by Mizutani.

Characters

The following is a list of characters designed by Mizutani.

Artwork

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

Merchandise

This is a collection of official Pokémon merchandise that Mizutani has contributed artwork to.

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Official artwork

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

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Let's Go Meltan key art
Trainers Line Paldea
All Masters art
All Pokémon Day 2022 art
White Day art
My Special 151

There are 104 cards illustrated by Mizutani (excluding reprints). For a list of cards she has illustrated, see here.

Staff artwork

This is a collection of unofficial Pokémon artwork drawn by Mizutani.

Game credits

Title Platform Release date Position
Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver Versions Nintendo DS 2009-09-12 Special Thanks
Pokémon Black and White Versions Nintendo DS 2010-09-18 Pokémon Character Design, 2-D Dot Graphics
Pokémon Black and White Versions 2 Nintendo DS 2012-06-23 Pokémon Character Design, 2-D Dot Graphics, Trainer Graphics Design
Pokémon X and Y Nintendo 3DS 2013-10-12 Pokémon Characters Design, Trainer Graphics Design
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Nintendo 3DS 2014-11-21 Trainer Graphics Design
Pokémon Sun and Moon Nintendo 3DS 2016-11-18 Pokémon Characters Design, Trainer Graphics Design
Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! Nintendo Switch 2018-11-16 Artwork
Pokémon Sword and Shield Nintendo Switch 2019-11-15 Character Design
Pokémon Legends: Arceus Nintendo Switch 2022-01-28 Pokémon Character Design
Trinity Trigger Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch 2022-09-22 Trigger Designer
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Nintendo Switch 2022-11-18 Pokémon Design, Character Design
Detective Pikachu Returns Nintendo Switch 2023-10-06 Character Design

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Creator profile on Megumi Mizutani in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Collection, p. 178: "She was in charge of the design for Mienshao and Pancham, among other Pokémon, as well as the design of and official illustrations for Gym Leaders, Pokémon Trainers, and other human characters." (archive)
  2. 2.0 2.1 My151キャンペーン (archived copy; section: イラストレーター紹介はこちら)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Twitter post by Megumi Mizutani about designing the Hisuian Growlithe family (archived copy)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Twitter post by Megumi Mizutani about designing the Tandemaus and Tinkatink families
  5. Mizutani is credited as the sole character designer for Pokémon Dream Radar. Burnet is the only new character in the game, implying that Mizutani had designed her.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Twitter post about designing Victor and Gloria
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 Mizutani confirming she drew the Pokémon World Market music
  8. Nita (Team Up 151)
  9. Evelyn (Team Up 141)
  10. Dana (Team Up 137)
  11. Morgan (Team Up 149)
  12. Brigette (BREAKthrough 134)
  13. Wally (Roaring Skies 94)
  14. Roxanne (Astral Radiance 150)
  15. Brawly (Chilling Reign 131)
  16. Flannery (Chilling Reign 139)
  17. Winona (Roaring Skies 96)
  18. Tate & Liza (Celestial Storm 148)
  19. Wallace (Silver Tempest 166)
  20. Steven (Roaring Skies 90)
  21. Lisia (Celestial Storm 137)
  22. Zinnia (Dragon Majesty 64)
  23. Aroma Lady (Evolving Skies 141)
  24. Ninja Boy (Steam Siege 103)
  25. Teammates (Primal Clash 141)
  26. Professor Oak's Setup (Cosmic Eclipse 201)
  27. Blue's Tactics (Unified Minds 188)
  28. Brock's Grit (Hidden Fates 53)
  29. Misty's Determination (Hidden Fates 62)
  30. Lt. Surge's Strategy (Unbroken Bonds 178)
  31. Erika (Cosmic Eclipse 191)
  32. Koga's Trap (Unbroken Bonds 177)
  33. Blaine's Quiz Show (Unified Minds 186)
  34. Giovanni's Exile (Unbroken Bonds 174)
  35. Misty & Lorelei (Cosmic Eclipse 199)
  36. Red's Challenge (Unbroken Bonds 184)
  37. Pokémon Masters tweet
  38. Tweet about illustrating the second Johto Villain Arc title screen
  39. https://web.archive.org/web/20230905105246/https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1698637047198892318
  40. https://web.archive.org/web/20230905105246/https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1698637047198892318
  41. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1699361817234153963
  42. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1699361819637502265
  43. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1699724199600980022
  44. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1699724201849172261
  45. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1701173758323749025
  46. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1701173760060256691
  47. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1701898524068335753
  48. 48.0 48.1 48.2 https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1701898526245204212
  49. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1704072851295474065
  50. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1704072853841436840
  51. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1704435233586881011
  52. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1704435236518666680
  53. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1706609560704942167
  54. https://twitter.com/PokeMikuVOLTAGE/status/1706609562856636634
  55. Mizutani's tweet confirming her involvement with WAKKA de IKKA

External links


Pokémon designers

Emi AndoHitoshi ArigaKanako EoHiroki FuchinoMotofumi Fujiwara
Misaki HashimotoMana IbeAsuka IwashitaTomohiro KitakazeFumie Kittaka
Yusuke KozakiKazuyuki KurashimaLee HyunJungMegumi MizutaniShigeki Morimoto
Keiko MoritsuguKensaku NabanaAtsuko NishidaYusuke OhmuraTomohiko Ohkubo
Muneo SaitōKen SugimoritakeReiko TanoueAimi TomitaKenkichi Toyama
Saya TsurutaJames TurnerTakao UnnoEmi YoshidaHironobu Yoshida