Richard Epcar

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Richard Epcar
Richard Epcar Headshot.jpg
Epcar in 2017
Born Richard Michael Epcar
(1955-04-29) April 29, 1955 (age 63)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Richard Epcar
Occupation Actor, director, writer
Years active 1980-present
Spouse(s) Ellyn Stern[1]
Children 2
Website www.richardepcar.com

Richard Epcar (born April 29, 1955), is an American actor and director who has voiced over 500 characters in games, animation and anime. Some of his major roles include the Joker in Injustice: Gods Among Us, Raiden in Mortal Kombat franchise, Zangetsu in Bleach, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo in Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, Etemon and Myotismon in Digimon, Batou in Ghost in the Shell, Ansem in Kingdom Hearts, Joseph Joestar in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, Black Ghost/Skull in Cyborg 009, Akuma in Street Fighter V, and Daisuke Jigen in Lupin the Third. He and fellow voice actress Ellyn Stern own and operate Epcar Entertainment, a voiceover production service company based in Los Angeles. On September 28, 2011, Epcar appeared on the podcast Disasterpiece Theatre to discuss his ideas for a live-action version of Ghost in the Shell.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
1985 Robotech Ben Dixon [3][4]
1994 Macross Plus Guld Goa Bowman [1]
1999 Digimon Adventure Etemon, MetalEtemon, Myotismon, VenomMyotismon [5]
2000 Digimon Adventure 02 Triceramon, MaloMyotismon [6]
2002 Speed Racer X Racer X [1]
2002 Witch Hunter Robin Kannosaki [7]
2002 Zentrix Voice director [8]
2004 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Batou [9][10]
2006 Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles Vince Grant [3]
2007 Digimon Data Squad Merukimon [11]
2008 Lucky Star Tadao Hiiragi, others [12]
2009 Monster Inspector Heinrich Lunge [1]
2010 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Daguza Mackle [13]
2013 Digimon Fusion Etemon, Tuwarmon, others [12]
2014 Blood Lad Wolf Daddy [14]
2014 Coppelion Foreman Kurobe [15]
2015 Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea Tomoru Sakishima [16]
2016 Hunter × Hunter Bendot, Cherry (ep 5), others 2011 series [17][18][19]
2016 The Asterisk War Kouichiro Toudou [20]
2017 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Joseph Joestar [21][22]

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
2008 The Mr. Men Show Mr. Noisy [12]
2012 The Legend of Korra Captain Saikhan, Firebender gangster [12]
2017 Stitch & Ai Wombat, Mr. Ding, Sage, Elder Chinese production originally produced in English [23]

Film[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[24]
1994 Lupin the Third: The Secret of Mamo Daisuke Jigen [12]
1996 Ghost in the Shell Batou [10]
2004 Muhammad: The Last Prophet Abu Jahl, Tribal Leader 2, Counselor [12]
2005 Digimon Tamers: Battle of Adventurers Tamashiro, Guillmon, Mephistomon [12]
2006 Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Batou [25]
2007 Shark Bait Moe [12]
2008 The Blue Elephant King Naresuan, Officer, Ajan [12]
2010 Space Dogs Kazbek [12]
2014 Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Narrator [26]
2014 Dive Olly Dive and the Pirate Treasure Shark [12]
2014 Patema Inverted Izamura [27]
2015 Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts Commissioner Gordon [12]
2015 Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem Commissioner Gordon [12]
2016 Bling Captain Black ADR voice director [12]
2016 Batman Unlimited: Mech vs. Mutants Commissioner Gordon [12]
List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Buck [1]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[24]
2000 Galerians Dr. Steiner, Dr. Lem, Gangster, Maintenance Man [12]
2005–06 Xenosaga series Ziggy [12]
2006 Kingdom Hearts II Ansem, Seeker of Darkness [12]
2007 Blue Dragon Jeeala, Heat-Wave Sai, King Ghost [12]
2006–07 .hack//G.U. series Taichiro Sugai, Arena Announcer [12]
2008 Star Ocean: First Departure Del Argosy (The Crimson Shield) [12]
2008 Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Raiden, The Joker [12]
2008 Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories Ansem [12]
2009 Star Ocean: Second Evolution Gabriel [12]
2009 Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days Ansem [12]
2009 Tekken 6 Azazel (Scenario Campaign only)
2010 Transformers: War for Cybertron Skywarp [12]
2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Terra-Xehanort [12]
2011 Mortal Kombat Raiden [12]
2011 Dead or Alive: Dimensions Leon, Fame Douglas [12]
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Proventus Avenicci [12]
2012 Spec Ops: The Line Interrogator [12]
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Ansem, Terra-Xehanort [12]
2013 Fire Emblem Awakening Walhart [12]
2013 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Hanzo [12]
2013 Injustice: Gods Among Us Joker [12]
2013 Fuse Raven Guard, Grigori [12]
2013 Marvel Heroes Madison Jeffries [12]
2013 Saints Row IV Terrorist Cyrus [12]
2013 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Gaius van Baelsar [12]
2013 Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Ansem [12]
2014 Smite Poseidon [12]
2014 D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die August Oldmann [12]
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Ansem, Terra-Xehanort Also 1.5 + 2.5 [12]
2015 Infinite Crisis Joker [28][29]
2015 Mortal Kombat X Raiden [30]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: First Assault Online Batou [31]
2016 Street Fighter V Akuma [32][33]
2017 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Ansem, Terra-Xehanort [12]
2017 Injustice 2 Joker, Raiden (DLC) [34]
2017 Tekken 7 Geese Howard
2018 Fire Emblem Heroes Oliver, Hardin Added through the update [12]
2019 Kingdom Hearts III Ansem [12]

Other voice-over[edit]

List of voice performances in live-action and other dubbing
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
1999 Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Barbarax, Fishface [12]
2000 Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Cyclopter [12]
2001 Power Rangers Time Force Vexicon [12]

Live action[edit]

List of acting performances in film and television
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[35]
2017 Altered Spirits
(Broken Spirits)
Godric Starring role [36]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Eirtakon Guests of Honour are Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  2. ^ [1], Disasterpiece Theatre, September 28, 2011
  3. ^ a b "The Return of Robotech". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Saboten Con to Feature "Robotech" 30th Anniversary Celebration". crunchyroll.com. Retrieved May 12, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Richard Epcar". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Richard Epcar". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Voice Of Kannosaki". Retrieved December 27, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Zentrix licensed?". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Pasadena Event Next Weekend". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  10. ^ a b "Otakon 2004 - Opening Ceremonies". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Richard Epcar". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw "Richard Epcar". behindthevoiceactors.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Dubbed Gundam UC #2, Zakuro, Hidan no Aria Promos Streamed (Update 2)". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Viz Media Announces Blood Lad's English Dub Cast". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  15. ^ "Viz Media's Coppelion Dub Casts Erica Lindbeck, Cassandra Lee Morris, Shelby Lindley". Anime News Network. November 24, 2014. 
  16. ^ "A Lull in the Sea – Staff – NIS America". NIS America.com. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Solution × Is × Majority Rules?". Hunter × Hunter. Episode 8. Viz Media. June 11, 2016. Adult Swim. 
  18. ^ "Hisoka × is × Sneaky". Hunter × Hunter. Episode 5. Viz Media. May 14, 2016. Adult Swim. 
  19. ^ "A × Surprising × Challenge". Hunter × Hunter. Episode 6. Viz Media. May 21, 2016. Adult Swim. 
  20. ^ "Aniplex Offers The Asterisk War Season 1 on English-Dubbed Blu-ray". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  21. ^ Macias, Patrick (June 23, 2014). "Crunchyroll to Stream English Dub of "JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS"". Crunchyroll. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  22. ^ "1st 3 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Episodes English-Dubbed". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  23. ^ "Richard Epcar – Characters Resume" (PDF). Richard Epcar official website. Retrieved November 2, 2017. 
  24. ^ a b "Richard Epcar – Voice Over Resume" (PDF). Richard Epcar official website. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  25. ^ "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Dub Actors". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  26. ^ "Funimation Announces Bayonetta: Bloody Fate English Dub Cast". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  27. ^ "Patema Inverted English Dub Cast Announced". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved January 20, 2017. 
  28. ^ Turbine, Inc. Infinite Crisis. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, Voice Over Talent. 
  29. ^ "Infinite Crisis Credits". Archived from the original on October 11, 2014. 
  30. ^ Tweets concerning Mortal Kombat X from director Brian Chard:
  31. ^ Clary, Jesse (December 18, 2015). "Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex First Assault Early Access Impressions – The Cube". Medium.com. Retrieved February 15, 2017. 
  32. ^ "CAPCOM:STREET FIGHTER V 公式サイト". capcom.co.jp. Retrieved February 15, 2017. 
  33. ^ Richard Epcar [@RichardEpcar] (December 18, 2016). "Yes, I'm also the voice of Akuma in Street Fighter 5!" (Tweet). Retrieved February 10, 2017 – via Twitter. 
  34. ^ Richard Epcar [@RichardEpcar] (May 16, 2017). "Well I guess the Bat is out of the cave. I'm back voicing THE JOKER in INJUSTICE 2! Very happy to return!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 5, 2017 – via Twitter. 
  35. ^ "Richard Epcar – SAG-AFTRA / AEA" (PDF). Richard Epcar official website. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  36. ^ "Cast". brokenspiritsfilm.com. April 8, 2011. Retrieved March 14, 2017. 

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