Kôichi Yamadera

Age: 53
Birthplace: Shiogama, Japan

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Kōichi Yamadera  (山寺 宏一 Yamadera Kōichi?, born June 17, 1961) is a Japanese voice actor, actor, tarento, narrator, master of ceremonies and impressionist from Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture. He graduated from Tohoku Gakuin University's economics school, and is currently affiliated with Across Entertainment. Before that, he was affiliated with the Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society.

His nickname is Yama-chan (山ちゃん Yama-chan?). As a radio personality, he is known as Bazooka Yamadera (バズーカ山寺 Bazūka Yamadera?) among other things. He is best known for his roles in Kyattou Ninden Teyandee/Samurai Pizza Cats (as Karamaru/Bad Bird), Cowboy Bebop (as Spike Spiegel), Kaiketsu Zorori (as Zorori), Ghost in the Shell (as Togusa), Neon Genesis Evangelion (as Ryōji Kaji), Soreike! Anpanman (as Cheese), the Yatterman remake (as the Yatter-Mechas) and Ranma ½ (as Ryōga Hibiki/P-chan and the Jusenkyō Guide). He is known for voicing Jim Carrey and Eddie Murphy in the Japanese language releases of their respective films.

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Movie Character Year
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Dbvpokfambyndywv3j7uz5qp5ky Run, Melos! Melos 1992
6pvidxct4oe6nvsvhz33uhnji9x Ninja Scroll Jubei Kibagami 1993
Vtxgugb4kyntdsuezlljcm1ol6n Ghost in the Shell Togusa 1995
Uly7j4bybcft5ywhnw6fbwxw6pv Godzilla vs. Megaguirus Kid's TV Host 2000
Lqr2rpwmghkxylcpdfu1megffrw Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Spike Spiegel 2002
1ksmfpmwmzlvr2dn2fzv31vz66b Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Togusa (voice) 2004
F2gvi0x9fu3l2nbajzc9585mvkb Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew Mew 2005
8palpsc7eaostawf4fjorccncvk Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society Togusa 2006
Awlruxezl4d8up2uvlw5ebydsdl Paprika Osanai Morio 2006
Ihjhwbkadh5v3vkzkvwmfaw3cu Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina Brialeos Hecatombcales 2007
Vspckk3rqpvmgo1qjgpr9jlaso8 Ghost in the Shell 2.0 Togusa (voice) 2008
2tme57ffaj5mycjqwjn2kjlsilx Space Battleship Yamato Resurrection Susumu Kodai 2009
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