Tsunekazu Ishihara and Hirokazu Tanaka Step Down


Tsunekazu Ishihara and Hirokazu Tanaka Step Down as CEO and President of Creatures Inc.”

Creatures Inc., one of the companies responsible for the success of the Pokemon franchise, has announced a significant leadership change. Tsunekazu Ishihara and Hirokazu Tanaka, CEO and President respectively, have stepped down from their positions. They have been succeeded by Yuji Kitano, who will serve as the new President and CEO, and Tomotaka Komura, who will serve as the new Executive Vice President.

Tsunekazu Ishihara is a well-known figure in the Pokemon community, as he currently serves as the President and CEO of The Pokemon Company and has appeared in numerous Pokemon Directs. His departure from Creatures Inc. could potentially indicate a shift in leadership at The Pokemon Company in the future. Hirokazu Tanaka, on the other hand, is known for his work on game soundtracks for titles such as Metroid, EarthBound, and Kid Icarus before joining Creatures Inc. It is currently unknown what Tanaka’s plans are following his departure.

The impact of this change in leadership on the Pokemon franchise is not entirely clear. Creatures Inc. is primarily responsible for the Trading Card Game and 3D assets for the franchise, so any changes are likely to be limited to those areas. It remains to be seen how the new leadership will impact the company’s future direction and the overall success of the Pokemon franchise. However, fans will undoubtedly be keeping a close eye on any developments in the coming months.

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