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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 Ringu (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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Ringu Yôichi Asakawa
Ringu 2
Ringu 2 Yôichi Asakawa
Kuroe Jiro


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 2003/I Catharsis
Subaru (Little Brother)
 2003 Bêsubôru kizzu (TV Series)
 2002 The Sea Is Watching
 2001 Kamen Rider Agito: Project G4
Rei Motoki
 2001 Kuroe
 2001 Kamen Rider Agito (TV Series)
 1999 Garasu no nô
Yuuichi Nagasawa (Aged 7)
 1999 Ringu 2
Yôichi Asakawa
 1998 Ringu
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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5' 2½" (1.59 m)

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Although he is young, he has already co-starred with many famous names in Japan. His first role in 'Ring' was already a big moment as he stared alongside Hiroyuki Sanada who starred as his father, and Nanako Matsushima who's gone on to be a main face in TV drama. See more »


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