Johnny Yong Bosch

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Johnny Yong Bosch
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Johnny Yong Bosch at Power Morphicon 2007
Born John Jay Bosch
(1976-01-06) January 6, 1976 (age 38)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California
Other names Johnny Bosch
John Bosch
Kevin Hatcher
Occupation Actor, voice actor, musician
Years active 1994–present

Johnny Yong Bosch (born January 6, 1976) is an American actor, voice actor,1 and musician. He is known for portraying Adam Park in Power Rangers. He provides English voices for a number of anime productions and video games, including Ichigo Kurosaki in Bleach, Itsuki Koizumi in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Vash the Stampede in Trigun and Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. He is the lead singer in the band Eyeshine.

Personal life

Bosch was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and raised in Garland, Texas. His mother is Korean, and his father is of German and Irish descent.citation needed

Career

Power Rangers

Bosch is best known for his role as Adam Park in the show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, for which he was cast in July 1994. In 1997 during Power Rangers Turbo he was kicked off the show due to Jason David Frank and Catherine Sutherland wanting to leave the show in addition to Saban's decision to retire Bosch's and Nakia Burrise's characters. At the request of Koichi Sakamoto, he appeared in an episode of Power Rangers in Space in 1998 and later returned for two episodes (celebrating 15 years of the franchise) in Power Rangers Operation Overdrive in 2007.

Voice acting

Bosch voiced Vash the Stampede in Trigun as his first job and for various Japanese anime and video games. In 2006, he worked once again with Koichi Sakamoto on the film Broken Path. In 2007, Bosch co-starred alongside Ray Park in a comic-book style action film, Hellbinders. He does the motion capturing and voice of Nero in Devil May Cry 4, making him the third actor involved with Power Rangers to have a role in the Devil May Cry series, after Reuben Langdon, who voices and motion capture for Dante in Devil May Cry 3 (and DMC4), and Daniel Southworth, who voiced and did motion capture for Vergil, also in DMC3, and for Credo, in DMC4.citation needed Recently, he voiced Final Fantasy game's character Firion in Dissidia: Final Fantasy, and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy, Yang in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Zero of Mega Man X fame in Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, Tohru Adachi and the protagonist Yu Narukami in the Persona 4 games and anime adaptation, and host of AnimeTV, which started its second season on Revision3.

Filmography

Anime

Films

Non-Anime

Power Rangers

Video Games

Other

References

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