Daisuke Namikawa

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Daisuke Namikawa
Native name 浪川 大輔
Born (1976-04-02) April 2, 1976 (age 38)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Voice actor, Singer
Years active 1984-present
Agent Stay-Luck[1]

Daisuke Namikawa (浪川 大輔 Namikawa Daisuke?, born March 29, 1976 in Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actor who started acting at age 8 and is sometimes mistaken for fellow voice actor Daisuke Hirakawa, as their names only differ by one character when written in kanji. Despite his wide range of voice casting, he is usually cast as young, kind heroes as Mikage in 07-Ghost, Fai D. Flourite in Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Jellal Fernandes and his counterpart Mystogan from Fairy Tail, Keita Ibuki in Black God, and Hetalia's North Italy and South Italy, but he is also cast as cold anti-heroes or villains such Ulquiorra Cifer in Bleach, Hisoka in Hunter × Hunter, Kei Kurono in Gantz, Eustass Kid in One Piece and Toutaku Chuuei in Ikki Tousen.

He is the official Japanese dub-over voice artist for American actor Elijah Wood and Canadian actor, Hayden Christensen. He has also dubbed over some roles that were performed by other fellow actors such as: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tony Jaa, Edward Furlong and Kevin Zegers in Japanese. He made his directorial debut entitled Wonderful World, a live-action film that opened in Japan in early summer of 2010. He also starred in the film itself along with fellow voice actors, Mamoru Miyano, Tomokazu Sugita, Tomokazu Seki, Rikiya Koyama, Yuka Hirata, Showtaro Morikubo and Yuhko Kaida.[2] He won for Best Actor in supporting roles in the 4th Seiyu Awards.

Voice roles[edit]

Anime[edit]

1993
1996
1997
1998
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2014

Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Drama CD[edit]

Theater animation[edit]

Vomicon[edit]

Games[edit]

1997
1999
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Dubbing roles[edit]

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

Tokusatsu[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Namikawa Daisuke's Profile on Stay-Luck Website". Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ Namikawa Directs 1st Film: Live-Action Wonderful World
  3. ^ Katoh, Hidekazu et al. "Tsubasa - Reservoir Chronicle". (May 2007) Newtype USA. pp. 26-33.
  4. ^ Yuki, Masahiro. "The Official Art of .hack//Roots". (May 2007) Newtype USA. pp. 101-107.
  5. ^ "Mao Ikari on STORM LOVER Website". Retrieved September 5, 2014. 

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