Ken Sugimori is a games writer, director, artist and designer. Sugimori has been working with SEGA, Nintendo, Game Freak and Creatures. Sugimori's first published game was Mendel Palace released in 1989. Then, Ken Sugimori went on to work on Smart Ball as the writer. Afterwards, Ken Sugimori worked on Pokemon Red Version developed by Game Freak in 1997. Most lately, Ken Sugimori worked on Sakura Wars.