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Akira Ishida

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Akira Ishida

Akira Ishida (Japanese: 石田彰 Ishida Akira) (born November 2, 1967) is a Japanese seiyū for the Pokémon anime. Ishida's most famous role in the anime is that of Falkner.

Biography

Akira Ishida, born November 2, 1967, Nisshin, Aichi, came to Tokyo in 1986 to study Theatre at Nihon University's School of Arts and joined Mausu Promotion in 1988 prior to his graduation. Upon graduation in 1990, he continued his affiliation with Mausu Promotion , but after 21 years with the company, he left in 2009 as a freelancer. He joined Gerbera Peerless Ltd.

In 2007, he notably earned the "Best Supporting Character (male)" award at the first "Seiyu Awards" for his portrayal of Athrun Zala in Gundam Seed Destiny. He was also selected as the most popular male actor in the 2004 Animage Anime Grand Prix for the same role.

Roles on Pokémon

Humans

Pokémon

Animated shorts

Other non-Pokémon roles

Dubbing roles

Note: In the case of dubbing roles, the name of the character and TV show/movie/franchise are followed by the original English actor's name in parentheses.


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