Ryō Horikawa

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Ryō Horikawa
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Ryō Horikawa at 2014 Fan Expo Canada
Native name
堀川 りょう
Makoto Horikawa

(1958-02-01) February 1, 1958 (age 61)
Osaka, Japan
Years active1960–present
AgentAslead Company
Notable work
Spouse(s)Hitomi Oikawa (1988-present)

Ryō Horikawa (堀川 りょう, Horikawa Ryō, born Makoto Horikawa (堀川 亮, Horikawa Makoto), born February 1, 1958) is a Japanese actor and voice actor from Osaka. He is married to fellow Japanese voice actress Hitomi Oikawa since 1988, whose birth name is also Horikawa (堀川). His former stage name is also Ryō Horikawa (堀川 亮, Horikawa Ryō), which uses the kanji of his given name, though pronounced "Ryō". He is best known for his role as Vegeta from the Dragon Ball series, Reinhard von Lohengramm from Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Andromeda Shun from Saint Seiya, Heiji Hattori from Detective Conan, and Captain Falcon in the Super Smash Bros. series.


Horikawa started out as a child actor in elementary school. He made his debut in voice acting as Kenta Hirono, the protagonist of the 1984 anime Dream Soldier Wing-Man. From there, he became famous for his anime character roles as Andromeda Shun (Saint Seiya), Reinhard von Lohengramm (Legend of the Galactic Heroes), Vegeta (Dragon Ball series), and Heiji Hattori (Detective Conan). He is also well known for his game role as Captain Falcon (Super Smash Bros. series). His wife is also a voice artist.[1] He is also a fluent English speaker.


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Theatrical animation[edit]

Video games[edit]


Drama CDs[edit]

  • Abunai series 3: Abunai Bara to Yuri no Sono
  • Abunai series 4: Abunai Campus Love (Ayumu Izaki)
  • Catch Me! (Tatsuki Kanou)
  • Ginnoyuki Furufuru (Yukihiko Takagi)
  • Que Sera, Sera (Fujito Mura)
  • Shiawase ni Naroune (Tokio Mouri)
  • Sweet Summer Supplies (Tokio Mouri)


Voice/Recording Director[edit]


  1. ^ "Interview: Ryo Horikawa (Voice Actor, Dragonball Z)". inside.anime-expo.org. Anime Expo. 2012-08-30. Archived from the original on 2015-01-06.
  2. ^ 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 "声優さん出演リスト 個別表示:堀川りょう(Ryou Horikawa) [Voice actor's appearance list individual display: Ryō Horikawa". Voice Artist Database (in Japanese). GamePlaza-HARUKA. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/tv-shows/Case-Closed/Keenan-Morris/
  4. ^ "ACTORS: Songs Connection TV Anime Reveals Promo Video, Staff, Cast, Fall Premiere". Anime News Network. March 24, 2019. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBBdWfw8vfY

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