Kenichi Matsuyama

Kenichi Matsuyama

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    • March 5th, 1985
Kenichi Matsuyama (松山 ケンイチ, Matsuyama Ken'ichi, born March 5, 1985) is a Japanese actor. He is known for his affinity for strange character roles, and he is best known internationally for playing L in the 2006 films Death Note, Death Note 2: The Last Name and L: Change the World in 2008, as well as voicing Gelus in the Death Note animated adaptation. He was cast to play lead character Toru Watanabe in the film adaptation of Haruki Murakami's novel Norwegian Wood, which was released in December 2010.


Acting (26 Credits)

2021Riverside Mukolitta as Takeshi Yamada
2021JAPAN SINKS: People of Hope as Kōichi Tokiwa
2019Promare as Galo Thymos (voice)
2017Sekigahara as Naoe Kanetsugu
2016Rage as Tetsuya Tashiro
2016Death Note: Light Up the New World as L
2015The Emperor in August as Takeo Sasaki
2013The Kiyosu Conference as Hidemasa Hori
2011Bunny Drop as Daikichi Kawachi
2011Gantz: Perfect Answer as Masaru Kato
2010Norwegian Wood as Toru Watanabe
2010Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac as Yûji Miwa
2010Gantz as Masaru Kato
2009Kamui as Kamui
2009Kaiji: Jinsei gyakuten gêmu as Makoto Sahara
2008Death Note: L Change the World as L
2008Detroit Metal City as Sôichi Negishi / Johannes Krauser II
2008Detroit Metal City as Makoto Hokazono (voice)
2006Death Note as L
2006Death Note: The Last Name as L
2005Nana as Shinichi Okazaki
2005Linda Linda Linda as Makihara
2005Otoko-tachi no Yamato
20051 Litre of Tears as Kawamoto Yuji
2004Cha no aji as Young Man in Red T-Shirt
2002Bright Future as Jun


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