Hidenori Kusaka is the writer for VIZ Media's POKEMON ADVENTURES. Running continuously for over twenty years now, POKEMON ADVENTURES is the only manga series to completely cover all the Pokemon games and has become one of the most popular series of all time. Kusaka is currently working on the 12th and 13th story arcs, POKEMON X Y and POKEMON RUBY SAPPHIRE. In addition to writing manga, he also edits children's books and plans mixed-media projects for Shogakukan's children's magazines. He uses the Pokemon Electrode as his author portrait.