Ikue Ohtani

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Ikue Ohtani

Ikue Ohtani (Japanese: 大谷育江 Ōtani Ikue; also seen as Ikue Ōtani, Ikue Ootani and Ikue Otani) is a Japanese voice actress for the Pokémon anime. She was born on August 18, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan.

Pokémon roles

Ohtani's most famous role on Pokémon is that of Ash's Pikachu. She has also provided the voices of many Pokémon and characters of the day.

For health reasons, she took leave from her work from January to May 2006. Clips from previous episodes were reused for Pikachu, and Mime Jr. was voiced by Tomoe Hanba (半場友恵) from AG161 to AG175.



Ikue Ohtani's lookalike in XY078.






Pokémon Live!

Video games

Pokémon Yellow

Hey You, Pikachu!

Pokémon Snap

Pokémon Stadium

Super Smash Bros.

Pokémon Pinball

Pokémon Puzzle League

Pokémon Stadium 2

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Pokémon: Catch the Numbers!

Pokémon Channel

Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure

PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond

Pokémon X and Y

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Pokémon Rumble World

Dancing? Pokémon Band

Pokkén Tournament

Pokémon Sun and Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Musical appearances in Pokémon

* This song is credited in-character as Pikachu.

Famous non-Pokémon roles

In anime and video games

In dubbed productions of English shows


External links

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