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Yuya Hirata (平田雄也 Hirata Yuya) is a Japanese actor. He is known for his role as Katsumi Minato, the human host of Ultraman Rosso in Ultraman R/B.


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Ultraman Orb: The Chronicle Katsumi Minato Episode 26 "Delivering Orb's Prayer! - New Heroes Appear!"
Ultraman R/B Katsumi Minato/Ultraman Rosso, Rosso Voice (Ultraman Rosso)
Ultraman Hit Song History: New Generation Chapter Ultraman Rosso Voice
2019 Ultraman R/B The Movie: Select! The Crystal of Bond Katsumi Minato/Ultraman Rosso Voice (Ultraman Rosso)
Ultraman New Generation Chronicle Katsumi Minato Episodes 11, 12, 26
Ultra Galaxy Fight: New Generation Heroes Ultraman Rosso Voice
2020 Ultraman Taiga The Movie: New Generation Climax Katsumi Minato/Ultraman Rosso Voice (Ultraman Rosso)


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Ultraman Festival 2018 Ultraman Rosso Voice
Ultra Heroes EXPO 2019 Katsumi Minato/Ultraman Rosso Voice (Ultraman Rosso)
2019 Ultraman Festival 2019 Ultraman Rosso Voice
Part 2
Ultra Heroes EXPO THE LIVE Katsumi Minato/Ultraman Rosso Voice (Ultraman Rosso)
Ultra Heroes EXPO 2020 Ultraman Rosso Voice
2021 Ultra Heroes EXPO THE LIVE: Ultraman Z Voice
Part 1
NEW GENERATION THE LIVE: Ultraman Trigger Voice

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Nari Kids Park: Ultraman R/B Ultraman Rosso Voice


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Ultraman R/B DX Kiwami Crystal Katsumi Minato



  • Yuya mentioned that a challenge he faced when acting as Katsumi is that he needs to imagine the monster's appearance itself.
  • Yuya's favorite Ultraman is Ultraman Taro, while his favorite monster is Pigmon. He also recalls drawing Taro in a book as a child.
    • Interestingly, Rosso's main form, Flame, is accessed with Taro's R/B Crystal.
  • Yuya revealed at the Ultraman R/B Grand Finale event that he once received a fan letter saying "I was able to find my way of life because of R/B. R/B has given me hope."[3]
  • Yuya livestreamed Overcooked 2 with Hideo Ishiguro on YouTube.
  • Yuya is a fan of Pokémon, particularly the Pokémon Trading Card Game, often posting about it on social media.

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