Kenyu Horiuchi will now voice Samson Oak in the Pokémon anime following the death of Unshō Ishizuka in Japan

It was recently revealed that Unshō Ishizuka, the Japanese voice actor behind Professor Oak, Samson Oak, the narrator for the original Pokémon anime and several other roles, passed away last month at the age of 68 due to esophagus cancer. TV Tokyo and The Pokémon Company have announced that Kenyu Horiuchi will fill in the role as Samson … Continue reading Kenyu Horiuchi will now voice Samson Oak in the Pokémon anime following the death of Unshō Ishizuka in Japan

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Japanese voice actor for Professor Oak and Pokémon anime narrator Unshō Ishizuka has passed away

Unshō Ishizuka, the Japanese voice actor behind Professor Oak and the narrator for the original Pokémon anime, is no longer with us. Ishizuka-san passed away on August 13, 2018, at the age of 68 due to esophagus cancer. He had been under medical care, but the treatment he received had proven to be ineffective. Our … Continue reading Japanese voice actor for Professor Oak and Pokémon anime narrator Unshō Ishizuka has passed away

Detective Pikachu voice actor even wanted Danny DeVito to have the starring role

The folks at Miketendo64 are continuing their Behind the Voice series in which they chat to a number of prominent voice actors who've done significant work on Nintendo games. They had a chance to interview Kaiji Tang, the man behind the voice of Detective Pikachu himself. You can read a few excerpts below: Miketendo64: Now … Continue reading Detective Pikachu voice actor even wanted Danny DeVito to have the starring role

Detective Pikachu voice actor Brianna Knickerbocker talks about her role as Carina Mitchell

The folks at Miketendo64 recently caught up with Brianna Knickerbocker, the voice actor behind the character Carina Mitchell in Detective Pikachu. Read on below to check out portions of her interview across various topics. Pokémon Partners: Miketendo64: In Detective Pikachu, Carina has a Kricketune as her Pokémon partner, to help her be a better player. … Continue reading Detective Pikachu voice actor Brianna Knickerbocker talks about her role as Carina Mitchell

Meet the English-speaking voice actors and staff behind the Detective Pikachu game for Nintendo 3DS

With the Detective Pikachu game now available worldwide, a number of fans have been wondering which voice actors play which characters. The confirmed English voice actors behind a number of characters are as follows, along with some staff names: Xander Mobus as Roger Clifford Brianna Knickerbolcker as Carina Josh Tomar as Korokoros https://twitter.com/tomamoto/status/977364476549722113 Chris Hackney … Continue reading Meet the English-speaking voice actors and staff behind the Detective Pikachu game for Nintendo 3DS

Pokémon voice actor Veronica Taylor (Ash Ketchum) voices Micaiah in Fire Emblem Heroes

Micaiah is one of the newest characters that were recently added to Nintendo's Fire Emblem Heroes game. It turns out that this character is voiced by none other than Veronica Taylor, the original voice actor behind the English-speaking Ash Ketchum in Pokémon the Series. To hear Taylor utter a few words as Micaiah, check out … Continue reading Pokémon voice actor Veronica Taylor (Ash Ketchum) voices Micaiah in Fire Emblem Heroes

Pokémon voice actor Veronica Taylor (Ash, Delia Ketchum and May) will be at Yellow City ComicCon this weekend

The original voice actor behind the English-speaking Ash Ketchum, Veronica Taylor, is among the special guests planning to attend Yellow City ComicCon this weekend in Amarillo, Texas. Taylor is also known for her roles as Ash’s mom, Delia Ketchum, and May in the Pokémon animated series. Yellow City Comic Con is the largest annual fandom convention in the … Continue reading Pokémon voice actor Veronica Taylor (Ash, Delia Ketchum and May) will be at Yellow City ComicCon this weekend

Pokémon voice actor Veronica Taylor (Ash, Delia Ketchum and May) will be at C2E2 this weekend

The original voice actor behind the English-speaking Ash Ketchum, Veronica Taylor, is among the celebrities planning to attend the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) this weekend.  Taylor is also known for her roles as Ash's mom, Delia Ketchum, and May in the Pokémon animated series. C2E2 is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning … Continue reading Pokémon voice actor Veronica Taylor (Ash, Delia Ketchum and May) will be at C2E2 this weekend

Ash Ketchum voice actor Veronica Taylor will be at C2E2 next month

The original voice actor behind the English-speaking Ash Ketchum, Veronica Taylor, is among the celebrities planning to attend the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) next month. She is also known for her work as the voice of Sailor Pluto in Sailor Moon and Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun in Slayers. C2E2 is a comic book … Continue reading Ash Ketchum voice actor Veronica Taylor will be at C2E2 next month