Actor Richard Epcar

Richard Epcar is an American voice actor, voice director, and writer who has voiced over 600 characters in animation, video games and anime. Some of his major roles include Raiden in the Mortal Kombat franchise, The Joker in several projects, including, among others, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Injustice 2, and Mortal Kombat 11, Zangetsu in Bleach, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo in Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, Etemon and Myotismon in Digimon, Batou in Ghost in the Shell, Ansem (Seeker of Darkness) and Terra-Xehanort in Kingdom Hearts, Joseph Joestar in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, Black Ghost/Skull in Cyborg 009, Akuma in Street Fighter V, Daisuke Jigen in Lupin the Third and Andrall in Gormiti Nature Unleashed. He and fellow voice actress Ellyn Stern own and operate Epcar Entertainment, a voice-over production service company based in Los Angeles.



Year Title Role Notes Source
1985 Robotech Ben Dixon
1994 Macross Plus Guld Goa Bowman
2002 Speed Racer X Racer X
2002 Witch Hunter Robin Kannosaki
2002 Zentrix Voice director
2003 Lupin the Third Part II Daisuke Jigen TV series
2003–05 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo
2004–06 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Batou
2006 Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles Vince Grant
2008 Lucky Star Tadao Hiiragi, others
2009 Monster Inspector Heinrich Lunge
2010 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Daguza Mackle
2013 Digimon Fusion Etemon, Tuwarmon, others
2014 Blood Lad Wolf Daddy
2014 Coppelion Foreman Kurobe
2015 Lupin the Third Part IV: The Italian Adventure Daisuke Jigen TV series
2015 Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea Tomoru Sakishima
2015 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Old Joseph
2016 Hunter × Hunter Bendot, Cherry (ep 5), others 2011 series
2016 The Asterisk War Kouichiro Toudou
2017–18 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Joseph Joestar
2018 Lupin the Third Part V Daisuke Jigen TV series
2018–19 JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable Joseph Joestar
2018 Back Street Girls: Gokudolls Kimanjiro Inugane
2019 Carole & Tuesday Schwartz
2020 Ghost in the Shell: SAC 2045 Batou


Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
2008 The Mr. Men Show Mr. Noisy
2009-2012 Huntik: Secrets & Seekers Grier
2012 The Legend of Korra Captain Saikhan
2017 Stitch & Ai Wombat, Mr. Ding, Sage, Elder Chinese production originally produced in English
2020-present Animaniacs


Year Title Role Notes Source
1996 Ghost in the Shell Batou Press
2003 Lupin the Third: The Mystery of Mamo Daisuke Jigen
2004 Muhammad: The Last Prophet Abu Jahl, Tribal Leader 2, Counselor
2005 Digimon Tamers: Battle of Adventurers Tamashiro, Guillmon, Mephistomon
2006 Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Batou
2007 Shark Bait Moe
2008 The Blue Elephant King Naresuan, Officer, Ajan
2010 Space Dogs Kazbek
2014 Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Narrator
2014 Patema Inverted Izamura
2015 Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts Commissioner Gordon
2015 Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem Commissioner Gordon
2016 Batman Unlimited: Mech vs. Mutants Commissioner Gordon
2018 Lupin the Third: Legend of the Gold of Babylon Daisuke Jigen
2019 Jigen’s Gravestone Inspector Zenigata
2019 Goemon’s Blood Spray Inspector Zenigata
2019 Lupin the Third: Blood Seal of the Eternal Mermaid Daisuke Jigen
2020 Lupin the Third: Goodbye Partner Daisuke Jigen
2020 Lupin III: The First Daisuke Jigen

Video games

Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
1997 Ghost in the Shell Batou
2000 Galerians Dr. Steiner, Dr. Lem, Gangster, Maintenance Man
2000 Persona 2: Eternal Punishment Baofu
2002 Warcraft III Reign of Chaos (video game) Priest
2005–06 Xenosaga series Ziggy
2006 Kingdom Hearts II Ansem, Seeker of Darkness
2007 Blue Dragon Jeeala, Heat-Wave Sai, King Ghost
2006–07 .hack//G.U. series Taichiro Sugai, Arena Announcer
2007 Supreme Commander Colonel Zachary Arnold
2008 Star Ocean: First Departure Del Argosy (The Crimson Shield)
2008 Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Raiden, The Joker
2008 Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories Ansem
2009 Star Ocean: Second Evolution Gabriel
2009 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Ansem
2009 Tekken 6 Azazel Scenario Campaign Cinematics
2010 Transformers: War for Cybertron Skywarp
2010 Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Terra-Xehanort
2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Thor, Dark Templar
2010 Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes Kanbe Kuroda
2011 Mortal Kombat Raiden Tweet
2011 Dead or Alive: Dimensions Leon, Fame Douglas
2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Proventus Avenicci, additional voices
2011 Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy Ulrich Olsen (AWACS Keynote)
2012 Spec Ops: The Line Interrogator
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Ansem, Terra-Xehanort
2012 Demons’ Score Satan, Berith, Dr. Alister
2013 Fire Emblem Awakening Walhart
2013 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Hanzo
2013 Injustice: Gods Among Us The Joker Tweet
2013 Fuse Raven Guard, Grigori
2013 Marvel Heroes Madison Jeffries
2013 Saints Row IV Terrorist Cyrus
2013 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Gaius van Baelsar, Ilberd Feare
2013 Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix Ansem
2014 Earth Defense Force 2025 HQ
2014 Smite Poseidon
2014 D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die August Oldmann
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Ansem, Terra-Xehanort Also 1.5 + 2.5
2015 Bladestorm: Nightmare Narrator
2015 Infinite Crisis The Joker
2015 Mortal Kombat X Raiden
2015 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: First Assault Online Batou
2016 Street Fighter V Akuma
2017 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Ansem, Terra-Xehanort
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Oliver, Hardin, Walhart
2017 Injustice 2 The Joker, Raiden (DLC) Tweet
2017 Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Jedah English voice
2017 Persona 5 Principal Kobayakawa
2017 Tekken 7 Geese Howard Added through DLC in the console versions and Round 2 Tweet
2019 Kingdom Hearts III Ansem, Terra-Xehanort
2019-20 Mortal Kombat 11 Raiden, The Joker (DLC) Also in Aftermath and Ultimate Instagram
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Flint Marko / Sandman
2019 Catherine: Full Body Morgan Cortez
2020 Teppen Akuma
2021 Guilty Gear Strive Gabriel

Live action

Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
1999 Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Barbarax, Fishface
2000 Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Cyclopter
2001 Power Rangers Time Force Vexicon

External Links

Actor Richard Epcar – Wikipedia

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