Ed Paul (Also known as Ted Lewis) is one of the original Pokémon Voice Actors. He was considered the Original James before passing the torch to Eric Stuart. During Season 12, after 4kids lost the dubbing rights, he repriesed one of his old roles; the Role of Giovanni, leader of Team Rocket. Other work he has been noted for is Bakura in the Original Yu-gi-oh, Zangulus in Slayers, King Dedede in Kirby Right Back At Ya! and recently Jack Atlas in Yu-gi-oh 5d's. He was also the announcer in both Pokémon Stadium games.