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Rica Matsumoto

Biography

Japanese voice actress and singer who’s a founding person in the vocal group JAM Project and it has voiced roles in a number of animated features, like the television series Yu-Gi-Oh! and Pokemon. She began her profession in stage functions. Among her first tone of voice functions was as Arthur G6 in the tv screen series Dengeki sentai Chenjiman. She voiced the part of Musashi within the video game Courageous Fencer Musashi. She was raised with family members in Yokohama, Japan. She dubbed Sandra Bullock’s part within the Asahi edition from the film Speed.

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Full Name Rica Matsumoto
Date Of Birth November 30, 1968
Place Of Birth Yokohama, Japan
Height 1.6 m
Profession Voice Actress
Nationality Japanese
Music Groups JAM Project
Movies Pokémon: The First Movie, Perfect Blue, Pokémon The Movie 2000, Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel, Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages, Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai, Pokémon: Spell Of The Unknown, Pokémon Heroes, Pokémon 4Ever, Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram and White—Victini and Zekrom, Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life, Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction, Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions, Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns, Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions, Genesect and the Legend Awakened, Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice, Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker, Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys, Roujin Z, The Perfect World of Kai, Metropolis, YuYu Hakusho: The Movie, Yona Yona Penguin, Lupin the 3rd: Missed by a Dollar, Blue Remains, Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!, X: The Movie, The Lost 15 Boys: The Big Adventure on Pirates' Island, Dirty Pair Flash: Vol. 1: Angels in Trouble, Dirty Pair Flash: Vol. 3: Random Angels, Dirty Pair Flash: Vol. 2: Angels at World's End, My Dear Marie, Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 5, Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 4, Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 2, Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 6, Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 1, Pokémon: Diamond and Pearl Battle Dimension: Vol. 3
TV Shows Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Pokémon: Advanced Generation, Hanada Shonen Shi, Mobile Suit Victory Gundam, Azuki-chan, The Legend of Zorro, Now and Then, Here and There, Hidamari no Ki, Dragon Drive, Shamanic Princess, Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden, Bomberman Jetters, Oku-sama wa Maho Shojo: Bewitched Agnes, Magical Angel Sweet Mint, My Patrasche, Gun Frontier, Outlaw Star
Star Sign Sagittarius

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel 2016 Satoshi (voice)
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions 2016 Ryo Bakura (voice)
Pokémon 1997-2015 TV Series Ash Ketchum Persian
Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages 2015 Satoshi (voice)
Pikachu, What's This Key? 2014 Short Satoshi (voice)
Wasimo 2014 TV Mini-Series Washimo (voice)
Jûgo shônen hyôryûki: Kaizokujima DE! daibôken 2013
Pokémon the Series: XY 2013 TV Series Satoshi (voice)
Mario Kart Arcade GP DX 2013 Video Game Commentator (voice)
Humanity Has Declined 2012 TV Series Doc
Gekijoban Pocket Monster Best Wishes! Kyurem vs Seikenshi Keldeo 2012 Satoshi (voice)
Hikônin Sentai Akibarenjâ 2012 TV Series Masako Yamada
Pokémon the Series: Black and White 2010-2011 TV Series Satoshi
Pokémon the Movie: Black-Victini and Reshiram 2011 Satoshi (voice)
Pokemon the Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom 2011 Satoshi (voice)
Rupan no kiganjô 2011
Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl 2006-2010 TV Series Satoshi
Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions 2010 Satoshi (voice)
Yonayona pengin 2009 voice
Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life 2009 Satoshi (voice)
Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior 2008 Satoshi (voice)
Meitantei Conan 2002-2007 TV Series Reiko Kujo
Piano no mori 2007
Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai 2007 Satoshi (voice)
Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ 2007 Video Game Megara (Japanese version, voice, as Rika Matsumoto)
Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire 2002-2006 TV Series Satoshi
Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea 2006 Satoshi (voice)
The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon 2006 TV Movie Satoshi (Japanese version, voice)
Kingdom Hearts II 2005 Video Game Megara (Japanese version, voice, as Rika Matsumoto)
Paradise Kiss 2005 TV Series Young George
Naruto 2005 TV Series Suzumebachi
Gravion Zwei 2004 TV Series Professor Barnett
Kaminari hashiru natsu 2003 DJ Sandy
Pokémon Chronicles 2003 TV Series Persian
Ninja Scroll: The Series 2003 TV Series Nekome
Pokémon Housou 2002 TV Series Satoshi
Pokémon 1997-2002 TV Series Satoshi
Hanada Shonen-shi 2002 TV Series Kiyohei / Madam Catherine (voice)
Pokémon Heroes 2002 Satoshi (voice)
You're Under Arrest: No Mercy! 2002 Video short
Gun Frontier 2002 TV Series Sinunola
Poketto monsutâ sûji o tsukamaeyou! 2002 Video Game Satoshi (voice)
Captain Tsubasa: Road to 2002 2001 TV Series Kojirou Hyuuga (young) (2001) (voice)
Yûgiô: Duel Monsters 2001 TV Series Yami Bakura Ryo Bakura
Burû rimein 2001 Sari (voice, as Rika Matsumoto)
Pokémon 4Ever 2001 Satoshi (Ash Ketchum) (voice)
Metropolis 2001 Fujinkyaku (voice)
Twin Signal 2001 TV Series short Nobuhiko Otoi (voice)
Outlaw Star 2001 TV Series James 'Jim' Hawking
Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns 2000 Video Persian (voice, uncredited)
LUNAR 2: Eternal Blue Complete 2000 Video Game Nall (voice)
Pokémon Puzzle League 2000 Video Game Persian (voice, uncredited)
Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar 2000 TV Movie Sandie (voice)
Ekusu doraibâ 2000 TV Series Akira (2000) (Japanese version, voice, as Rika Matsumoto)
Pokémon 3: The Movie 2000 Satoshi (voice)
Poketto monsutâ: Pichû to Pikachû 2000 Short Satoshi (voice)
Hidamari no ki 2000 TV Series
Sol Bianca: The Legacy 1999 April (voice)
Valkyrie Profile 1999 Video Game Rourly (Japanese version, voice)
Ima, soko ni iru boku 1999 TV Series Sis
Pokemon: Pikachu's Rescue Adventure 1999 Short Satoshi (voice, as Rika Matsumoto)
Pokémon: The Movie 2000 1999 Satoshi (voice)
You're Under Arrest: The Movie 1999 Aoi Futaba (voice)
You're Under Arrest: Mini Specials 1999 TV Movie Aoi Futaba (voice)
DNA Sights 999.9 1998 Video Moriki
If I See You in My Dreams 1998 TV Series Namiko Isobe (voice)
Dokkiri dokutâ 1998 TV Series Tomoko Asaoka (2015)
Pikachu's Vacation 1998 Short Satoshi (voice)
Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back 1998 Satoshi (voice)
Brave Fencer Musashi 1998 Video Game Musashi (Japanese version, voice)
Trigun 1998 TV Series Kaite
Princess Minerva 1998 Video Kesley Uruga
Go Nagai's New Cutey Honey 1998 TV Mini-Series Chokkei Hayami
Perfect Blue 1997 Rumi (voice, as Rika Matsumoto)
You're Under Arrest!: Diverting Traffic at the Beach 1997 TV Movie Aoi Futaba (voice)
Kaiketsu Zorro 1996 TV Series Bernardo Zorro Jr. (voice)
You're Under Arrest! 1996 TV Series Aoi Futaba
Magical Project S 1996 TV Series Chihiro Kawai
X 1996 Nataku (voice)
Aidoru Faito Suuchii-Pai II - Ikanimo Daiichiwa tte Kanji? 1996 Video short Lemon-Pai - Tsukasa Ichimonji (voice)
The Special Duty Combat Unit Shinesman 1996 TV Mini-Series Yota Matsumoto (voice)
Fake 1996 Bikky (voice)
Ninku the Movie 1996 Short Fusuke Ninku (Japanese version, voice)
Magical Girl Pretty Sammy 1995 Video Chihiro Kawai (Japanese version, voice)
Azuki-chan 1995 TV Series Midori 'Jidama' Kodama
Kagaku ninja tai Gatchaman 1994-1995 TV Mini-Series Tsubame no Jinpei
Miyuki-chan in Wonderland 1995 TV Mini-Series short Sumire
Ninku 1995 TV Series Fusuke Ninku (voice)
Yûgen kaisha 1994 Video short Kisaragi (voice)
Lunar: Eternal Blue 1994 Video Game Nall (voice, as Rika Matsumoto)
Tonde Buurin 1994 TV Series Keiko Kuroha (voice)
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files 1994 TV Series Kiyoshi Mitarai a.k.a. Seaman
Soreike! Anpanman: Ririkaru majikaru mahô no gakkô 1994 voice
Bakuen Campus Guardress 1994 TV Series Hazumi Jinno (1994) (voice)
Dirty Pair Flash 1994 Video short Kei (voice)
Fainaru fantajî 1994 Video Prettz (voice)
Otenki Onee-san 1994 TV Series Keiko Nakadai (Japanese version, voice)
Iria: Zeiram the Animation 1993 Video Komanisa (Japanese version) (voice)
Moldiver 1993 TV Series short Nozomu (voice)
Black Jack 1993 TV Mini-Series Yuki Nakajima
Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie 1993 Short Koashuhara (voice)
Kidô senshi V Gundam 1993 TV Series Warren
Roujin Z 1991 Satô (voice)
Earth Squadron Fiveman 1990-1991 TV Series Arthur G6
Wrestler gundan seisenshi Robin Jr. 1989 TV Series Tsuyoshi D (voice)
City Hunter 1987 TV Series Sonia Field (voice)
M.D. Geist: Director's Cut 1986 Video Vaiya (voice)
Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman 1985-1986 TV Series Arthur G6

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kamen Raidâ Batoraido Wô 2013 Video Game performer: "Alive A Life"
Pokémon the Series: Diamond and Pearl 2008-2009 TV Series performer - 62 episodes
Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire 2004-2006 TV Series performer - 63 episodes
Kamen Raidâ Ryûki 2002 TV Series performer: "Alive a Life"
Pokémon 1997-1999 TV Series performer - 118 episodes

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Poketto Monsuta Jimu batoru konpurito pakku 2000 Video short Satoshi

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