Rikako Aikawa

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Rikako Aikawa (Japanese: 愛河里花子 Aikawa Rikako) is a Japanese voice actress for the Pokémon anime.


Aikawa was born on October 7, 1967, in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, and became a voice actress as an adult. In the anime, Aikawa provided dozens of voices, mostly of Pokémon, up until the end of Pokémon the Series: Ruby and Sapphire, where she went on a long hiatus. She eventually returned in BW055, providing the voice of Katharine's Gothita, and went on to voice a number of other notables in the anime ever since. Her real name is Nahomi Iwata (Japanese: 岩田菜穂美, née 川添 Kawazoe). She has also used the name Nao Kannazuki (Japanese: 神無月なお Kannazuki Nao).

Pokémon roles






* No official credit was given for this character.

Musical appearances

Other animation

Video games

Pokémon Snap

Pokémon Puzzle League

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Other non-Pokémon roles

Anime series

Anime films

External links

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