Ikue Otani is a Japanese voice actress and singer, most famous for providing the voice of Pikachu in Pokémon. She took pregnancy leave from her work from January to May 2006, but her voice credit for Pikachu did not change, as her voice has been recorded many times.

Ikue Otani is a Japanese voice actress and singer, most famous for providing the voice of Pikachu in Pokémon. She took pregnancy leave from her work from January to May 2006, but her voice credit for Pikachu did not change, as her voice has been recorded many times.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 98

Birthday 1965-08-18

Place of Birth Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

Official Site

Also Known As

  • 大谷育江
  • Ikue Ohtani
  • Ikue Ōtani
  • Ikue Ôtani
  • Ikue Ootani

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Nekketsu Saikyō Go-Saurer (25 episodes) as Yuuka Mizuhara (25 episodes) as Kenichi's mother
Trouble Chocolate (20 episodes) as Almond
2019 Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution as Pikachu
2019 Pokémon Detective Pikachu as Pikachu (voice) (archive sound)
2019 Pokemon: Partner Up With Pikachu!
2019 Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya (voice)
2019 Korasho no Kaitei Wakuwaku Daibouken! Movie
2018 Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us as Pikachu (voice)
2018 Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya (voice)
2018 Persona 5 the Animation (28 episodes) as Morgana
2017 Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! as Pikachu (voice)
2017 Mary and the Witch's Flower as Tib (voice)
2017 Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya
2016 One Piece: Heart of Gold as Tony Tony Chopper (voice)
2016 Persona 5 the Animation: The Day Breakers as Morgana (voice)
2016 One Piece Film: GOLD as Tony Tony Chopper (voice)
2016 Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel as Pikachu (voice)
2016 The Morose Mononokean (26 episodes) as Yahiko
2016 Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya
2015 Episode of Sabo: The Three Brothers' Bond - The Miraculous Reunion as Tony Tony Chopper
2015 One Piece: Adventure of Nebulandia as Tony Tony Chopper
2015 Isuca: Gokuraku as Nami Shimazu (voice)
2015 Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages as Pikachu (voice)
2015 Love & Peace as Ikue Otani (voice)
2015 ISUCA (3 episodes) as Nami Shimazu (voice)
2014 The Disappearance of Conan Edogawa: The Worst Two Days in History
2014 The Last: Naruto the Movie as Konohamaru (voice)
2014 Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction as Pikachu (voice)
2013 One Piece Episode of Merry: The Tale of One More Friend as Tony Tony Chopper
2013 Lupin the Third vs. Detective Conan: The Movie as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya (voice)
2013 Pokémon: Mewtwo - Prologue to Awakening as Pikachu (voice)
2012 One Piece: Episode of Luffy - Hand Island Adventure as Tony Tony Chopper
2012 One Piece Film: Z as Tony Tony Chopper
2012 Pokémon the Movie: Kyurem vs. the Sword of Justice as Pikachu (voice)
2012 Glitter Force (48 episodes) as Candy
2012 GOTHICMADE as Love
2012 Poyopoyo (52 episodes) as Poyo (voice)
2011 Pokémon the Movie White: Victini and Zekrom as Pikachu (voice)
2011 One Piece 3D: Straw Hat Chase as Tony Tony Chopper (voice)
2010 Heartcatch Precure! Movie: Fashion Show in The City of Flowers!? as Loup-garou/Olivier
2010 Pokémon: Zoroark: Master of Illusions as Pikachu (voice)
2009 One Piece Film: Strong World as Chopper Tony Tony
2009 Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life as Pikachu (voice)
2008 One Piece: Romance Dawn Story as Chopper
2007 Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai as Pikachu (voice)
2007 One Piece: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventure in Alabasta as Tony Tony Chopper
2007 Naruto Shippūden (320 episodes) as Konohamaru Sarutobi
2006 Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea as Pikachu (voice)
2005 Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew as Pikachu (voice)
2005 Detective Conan: Strategy Above the Depths as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya (voice)
2005 One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island as Tony Tony Chopper
2004 Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (12 episodes) as Makoto Saotome (12 episodes) as Miyako
2004 Pokémon Destiny Deoxys as Pikachu (voice)
2004 Konjiki no Gash Bell!!: Unlisted Demon 101
2004 Detective Conan: Magician of the Silver Key as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya (voice)
2003 Pokemon: Gotta Dance! as Pikachu (voice)
2003 Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker as Pikachu (voice)
2003 Zatch Bell! (150 episodes) as Zatch Bell
2003 One Piece: Dead End Adventure as Tony Tony Chopper
2003 Ashita no Nadja (50 episodes) as Rita Rossi
2002 Naruto (106 episodes) as Konohamaru Sarutobi
2002 Pokémon Heroes: Latios and Latias as Pikachu (voice)
2002 Gate Keepers 21 (6 episodes) as Ayane Isuzu
2002 Tokyo Underground (26 episodes) as Shiel Messiah
2002 One Piece: Dream Soccer King! as Tony Tony Chopper
2001 Pokémon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest as Pikachu (voice)
2000 Pokémon: Mewtwo Returns as Pikachu (voice)
2000 Ah! My Goddess: The Movie as Sora Hasegawa (voice)
2000 Magical Girl Do-Re-Mi Sharp: The Movie as Hana Makihatayama (voice)
2000 Pokémon 3: The Movie - Spell of the Unown as Pikachu (voice)
2000 Escaflowne: The Movie as Merle
1999 Pikachu’s Winter Vacation 2000: Winter Games as Pikachu
1999 One Piece (898 episodes) as Tony Tony Chopper (voice)
1999 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 as Pikachu (voice)
1999 I'm Gonna Be An Angel! (22 episodes) as Lucca
1998 Super Doll Licca-chan (52 episodes) as Catherine
1998 Martian Successor Nadesico: The Motion Picture - Prince of Darkness as Shiratori Yukina
1998 Pikachu's Vacation as Pikachu / Goldeen / Starmie
1998 Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back as Pikachu (voice)
1998 Shadow Skill (26 episodes) as Kyuo Lyu (voice)
1998 Detective Conan: The Fourteenth Target as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya (voice)
1997 Detective Conan: Skyscraper on a Timer as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya (voice)
1997 Pokémon (1062 episodes) as Pikachu (Voice)
1996 Variable Geo (3 episodes) as Manami Kusonoki
1996 Martian Successor Nadesico (26 episodes) as Yukina Shiratori
1996 Twin Signal: Family Game
1996 My Fair Masseuse as Moko
1996 The Vision of Escaflowne (26 episodes) as Merle
1996 Midori no Makibaō (35 episodes) as Makibako
1996 Case Closed (948 episodes) as Mitsuhiko Tsuburaya
1995 Shadow Skill as Kyuo Lyu (voice)
1995 Wedding Peach (59 episodes) as Akira Tamano
1995 Zenki (51 episodes) as Ako
1994 Bakuen Campus Guardress
1993 Kiss me on the Apple of my Eye as Sumire (voice)
1993 Miracle Girls (51 episodes) as Reiko
1992 Hime-chan's Ribbon (61 episodes) as Himeko Nonohara (61 episodes) as Erika
1991 21 Emon (39 episodes) as Mongā

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