Kenyu Horiuchi is the new Professor Oak

Reported by NCZ on Monday, September 3rd 2018
Kenyu Horiuchi is the new Professor Oak

Veteran voice actor Unsho Ishizuka sadly passed away last month. TV Tokyo have announced today that the new voice actor who will succeed him in his long-running role of Professor Oak on Pokemon, will be fellow veteran VA Kenyu Horiuchi.

Horiuchi's debut episode will premiere on October 21st. He will also play Professor Oak's cousin, Samson Oak, who debuted in Sun and Moon.

It has not been announced who will be succeeding Ishizuka in his other roles, which include the Narrator and a bevy of assorted Pokemon, most recently Oranguru, Sophocles' Charjabug, and Tapu Bulu.



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