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'''Kenji Matsushima''' (Japanese: 松島賢二, 松島賢司<ref>Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design page 159 ([https://i.imgur.com/4pliDX8.png Image])</ref>) is a designer within [[Game Freak]] (it is possible the two known kanji readings may not refer to the same person). He has been involved on the core [[Pokémon series]] since the first entries, [[Pokémon Red and Green|''Red and Green'']]. In addition to his work on the [[Pokémon games]], he has helped with the [[Pokémon anime]], has been mostly involved in writing scenario and designing [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] concepts and [[Pokédex]] texts, and has created the lyrics to [[Slateport City (song)]]. He was also an editor of the book, [[Satoshi Tajiri: New Game Design]].
== Game Works ==
* [[Pokémon Red and Green|''Pokémon Red and Green'']] (1996) - Map Design
* [[Pokémon Blue (Japanese)|''Pokémon Blue'']] (1996) - Map Design
* ''[[Bushi Seiryūden: Futari no Yūsha]]'' (1997) - Game Design, Text
* [[Pokémon Gold and Silver|''Pokémon Gold and Silver'']] (1999) - Game Design, Game Scenario
* [[Pokémon Crystal|''Pokémon Crystal'']] (2000) - Game Design, Game Scenario
* [[Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire|''Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire'']] (2002) - Game Designer, Pokédex Text
* [[Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen|''Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen'']] (2004) - Pokédex Text
* [[Pokémon Emerald|''Pokémon Emerald'']] (2004) - Game Designer, Pokédex Text
* [[Drill Dozer|''Drill Dozer'']] (2005) - Game Design, Scenario
* [[Pokémon Diamond and Pearl|''Pokémon Diamond and Pearl'']] (2006) - Game Designer, Pokédex Text
* [[Pokémon Platinum|''Pokémon Platinum'']] (2008) - Game Design, Pokédex Text
* [[Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver|''Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver'']] (2009) - Game Design Leader, Game Scenario, Pokédex Text, Script Design
* [[Pokémon Black and White|''Pokémon Black and White'']] (2010) - Pokémon Concept & Pokédex Text
* [[Pokémon Black 2 and White 2|''Pokémon Black 2 and White 2'']] (2012) - Pokémon Black and White Game Design, Globalization Coordinator
* [[Pokémon X and Y|''Pokémon X and Y'']] (2013) - Pokémon Concept & Pokédex Text, Pokémon Design Coordination
* [[Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire|''Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire'']] (2014) - Game Text Localization Support
* [[Pokémon Sun and Moon|''Pokémon Sun and Moon'']] (2016) - Pokémon Concept & Pokédex Text, Game Dialogue Design, Game Text Localization Support
* [[Pokémon Sword and Shield|''Pokémon Sword and Shield'']] (2019) - Concept Design & Planning: Pokémon & Character Design
=== Special Thanks ===
* [[Pulseman|''Pulseman'']] (1994)
* [[Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|''Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon'']] (2017)
* [[Pokémon Quest|''Pokémon Quest'']] (2018)
* [[Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|''Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!'']] (2018)
== Interviews ==
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20120211023721/http://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/vg_hgss_interview-2010-03-31/ Pokémon Website: HeartGold and SoulSilver] (archived)
* [https://web.archive.org/web/20130122110720/http://www.gamefreak.co.jp/blog/staff/?p=206 Game Freak blog: Black & White] (archived)