Rikiya Koyama

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Rikiya Koyama (Japanese: 小山力也 Koyama Rikiya) is a Japanese seiyū for the Pokémon anime.

Biography

Koyama was born on December 18, 1963, in Kyoto, Japan. In 1986, he graduated from Ritsumeikan University, and then entered Toho Gakuen College, where he majored in drama. After graduating from Toho Gakuen, Koyama joined the Haiyuza Theatre Company, a Tokyo-based theatre company, in 1988. During his time there, Koyama became publicly noticed for his performances in several plays. He eventually started getting roles in Japanese TV shows and anime. In the Pokémon anime, Koyama initially voiced characters of the day during the original series and the Diamond & Pearl series. He then voiced Kagetomo, a recurring character who appeared in the XY series. In addition, he voiced Giovanni, the Team Rocket leader; and Archie, the Team Aqua leader; they appeared in Pokémon Origins and Pokémon Generations, respectively.

Pokémon roles

Anime

Other animation

Other non-Pokémon roles

Anime

Anime films

Video game roles

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