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
Born Makoto Horikawa
(1958-02-01) February 1, 1958 (age 59)
Osaka, Japan
Years active 1960–present
Agent Aslead 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 Ryo Horikawa, which uses the kanji of his given name, though pronounced "Ryo". He is best known for his role as Vegeta from the Dragon Ball series, Heiji Hattori from Detective Conan and Andromeda Shun from Saint Seiya.


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]


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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)



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