Ryo Horikawa

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Ryo Horikawa (堀川 りょう Horikawa Ryō? February 1, 1958, Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese voice actor. 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".

As voice actor, he is well known for his roles as Vegeta (Dragon Ball), Heiji Hattori (Detective Conan) and Captain Falcon (Super Smash Bros.)

In Super Sentai series, he voiced Akumaro Sujigarano in Samurai Sentai Shinkenger and later portrayed General Tsu in Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2.

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. He is also a fluent English speaker.

Year Image Character  Title
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Captain Falcon Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: SPECIAL Dai Rantô Sumasshu Burazâzu Supesharu
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Vegeta Dragon Ball Super: Doragon bôru Sūpā
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Vegeta (Young) Dragon Ball Super: Doragon bôru Sūpā
Vegito SSJ Blue DBS.png
Vegito Dragon Ball Super: Doragon bôru Sūpā
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Henry Thomas & Friends
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Captain Falcon Dairantou sumasshu burazâzu for Wii U & 3DS
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Captain Falcon Super Smash Bros. Melee: Dairantô Sumasshu Burazâzu Derakkusu
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Captain Falcon Super Smash Bros: Nintendô ôru sutâ dairantô Sumasshu burazâzu
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