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Creator / Kōki Uchiyama

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Born on August 16, 1990 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan, Kōki Uchiyama or called simply by his fans as "Ucchi", Ucchi is a Japanese voice actor who mainly voices aloof young males character with Deadpan Snarker tendencies.

He made his debut as Roxas in Kingdom Hearts II. In the 5th Annual Seiyuu Awards, he won the Best New Voice Actor award for 2011.

He often appears in anime with Miyu Irino and/or Mamoru Miyano. He also often plays the younger male to Megumi Toyoguchi's older female, also often play as a couple with Kana Hanazawa.

No relation to fellow voice actress Yumi Uchiyama.

Notable roles by Ucchi:

Tropes associated with him.

  • Chick Magnet: Even when he doesn't star in a Harem Anime, his character usually is a target of affection for a lot of girls.
  • Deadpan Snarker: A lot of his character share the same dry sense of humour.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: A lot of his character always seems to be a brooding loner that appears to be cold but in actuality they have a hidden heart of gold.
  • Playing Against Type: Ucchi is notable for his aloof and quiet roles so it's really refreshing when we hear him as the hysterical Raku Ichijou from Nisekoi.
  • Star-Making Role: Roxas and Ventus in Kingdom Hearts since that's when he started voicing as a teen. It goes further with Soul "Eater" Evans in Soul Eater since the Anime was created a few years after Kingdom Hearts II was released.
  • Typecasting: While he can be quite versatile, a lot of Ucchi's roles is usually a snarky, aloof and silent loner.
  • Vocal Evolution: Over the years, his voice as Roxas has changed from a real mid-teen voice to a deep broody voice.