Masaya Matsukaze

Masaya Matsukaze, the Japanese voice actor for Ryo Hazuki.

Masaya Matsukaze (松風 雅也 Matsukaze Masaya, born Masaya Watanabe (渡邉 政也 Watanabe Masaya), September 9, 1976) is an Japanese actor, voice actor, and radio personality. Matsukaze is the Japanese voice actor for Ryo Hazuki in the Shenmue series. He also provided the motion capture for him.

Credited Shenmue Roles

Shenmue II
Shenmue III


  • Matsukaze would dress up as Ryo during press events and commercials for the first two games, along with Takumi Hagiwara dressing up as Wuying Ren, and Hazuki Ishigaki as Shenhua Ling. The original jacket he wore was available as a reward for donating $10,000 to the Shenmue III kickstarter and was claimed within minutes.



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