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Rikiya Ôtaka

Rikiya Otaka was born 27th August 1991 in Tokyo. In 1997, when he was only six, he was chosen out of many young boys to play the part of the little seven year old Yoichi Asakawa in Ring (1998). Today, he is (alongside _Hiroyuki Sanada_ who played Ryuji Takayama in 'Ringu') the most credited and popular male character in the entire 'Ringu' series. ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2003/I Catharsis
Subaru (Little Brother)
 2003 Bêsubôru kizzu (TV Series)
 2002 The Sea Is Watching
Boy
 2001 Kamen Rider Agito: Project G4
Rei Motoki
 2001 Kuroe
Jiro
 2001 Kamen Rider Agito (TV Series)
 2000 Garasu no nô
Yuuichi Nagasawa (Aged 7)
 1999 Ring 2
Yôichi Asakawa
 1998 Ring
Yôichi Asakawa
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 2011 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series)
Yôichi Asakawa
- The Ring (2011) ... Yôichi Asakawa (uncredited)

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Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Trivia:

Selected to play Yoichi Asakawa not only for his surprising resemblance to Hiroyuki Sanada but also because he had a similar way of using his eyes. See more »

Trademark:

Wearing a blue cap

Nickname:

Prince of Ringu

Star Sign:

Virgo

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