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Christopher "Chris" Daniel Peppler (クリス・ペプラー Kurisu Pepurā), is a Japanese-American radio jockey, TV presenter, and actor who portrayed scientist Krim Steinbelt and provides the voice of his invention and Krim's current form, the Drive Driver. He also voices all of Drive's arsenal including the Shift Tridoron car.

Chris has also portrayed the few doppelgangers of Krim Steinbelt, namely Roidmude 004 who copies Krim's appearance and an evil antagonistic version of Krim in a possible future seen in Kamen Rider Drive: Movie Roadshow Commemoration! 1 Minute Stories and the summer movie Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future. He also voices the autopilot version of Kamen Rider Dark Drive in the movie.

In 2019, he and his Drive castmate Yuu Inaba returned in Kamen Rider Zi-O: Over Quartzer and portray as their respective roles.


Peppler was born to a German-American father and a Japanese mother in Seibo Hospital. There isn't any Japanese in his name due to the request of his mother, who wanted to name her son Chris. Through his grandmother, he is a descendant of Akechi Mitsuhide.

After graduating from St. Mary International School, he moved to California. He later moved back to Japan to begin his DJ career. Shortly after in 2006, he met and married fellow DJ Yukari Kimishima.

Personal life

  • Peppler is trilingual and can speak English, Japanese, and French.




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