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Kenji Utsumi (内海 賢二, Utsumi Kenji, August 26, 1937 – June 13, 2013) was a Japanese actor and voice actor from Kitakyūshū, affiliated with the self-founded Ken Production. He was married to fellow voice actress Michiko Nomura until his death. He was best known for his roles in Sally the Witch (1966) (as Sally's Papa), Fist of the North Star (as Raoh and Kaioh), Dr. Slump Arale-chan (as Senbei Norimaki), the Dragon Ball series (as Shenlong, Commander Red, Reacoom and the Tenkaichi Budōkai announcer), Fullmetal Alchemist (as Alex Louis Armstrong), and Hajime no Ippo (as Coach Kamogawa). He was also the official dub-over artist for Steve McQueen, Sammy Davis, Jr., Victor Mature, and Robert Shaw. He received a lifetime achievement award at the third Seiyu Awards. He died from peritoneal cancer at 3:01 PM in JST on June 13, 2013.[1]

Contents

1 Voice roles

1.1 Television animation 1.2 OVA 1.3 Theatrical animation 1.4 Video games 1.5 Tokusatsu 1.6 Dubbing roles

1.6.1 Live-action 1.6.2 Animated

1.7 Commercials 1.8 Television live-action

2 References 3 External links

Voice roles[edit] Television animation[edit]

1963

Wolf Boy Ken (One-Eyed Jack)

1965

Uchuu Patrol Hopper (Aian) Space Ace (Ibo)

1966

Yusei Kamen (Sutekkyi) Mahōtsukai Sally (Maou)

1967

Ogon Bat (Mazo) Speed Racer (Detective Rokugo) Bōken Shōnen Shadar (Gosuta)

1968

Kyojin no Hoshi (Fumio Fujimura) Cyborg 009 (Albert Heinrich/004) Sabu to Ichi Torimono Hikae (Kijuro)

1969

Kurenai Sanshiro (Narrator)

1973

Zero Tester (Gallos Musha) Shinzo Ningen Casshan (BuraiKing Boss)

1975

Ganba no Bōken (Yoisho) Uchū no Kishi Tekkaman (Chief Tenchi)

1976

Magnos The Robot (Mamoru Kagetsu, Emperor Isar)

1977

Chō Denji Machine Voltes V (General Do Bergan) Shin Kyojin no Hoshi (Big Bill Thunder)

1978

Lupin III: Part II (African National Jail Chief, Chantie) Tōshō Daimos (Barandoku)

1979

The Ultraman (Daisuke Oogawara) Animation Kikō Marco Polo no Bōken (Jafadi) Heroes of Tomorrow (Director Matsumoto) Entaku no Kishi Monogatari: Moero Arthur (Guster, Labick) The Rose of Versailles (General de Jarjeyes)

1980

Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Joe Ianjean) Don de la Mancha (Don Quixote de la Mancha) Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned (Dracula) New Tetsujin-28 (Space Demon King)

1981

Dr. Slump (Senbei Norimaki) Dasshu Kappei (Joe Cocker)

1982

Don Dracula (Don Dracula) Space Adventure Cobra (Tavege)

1983

Mirai Keisatsu Urashiman (Brynner, Keiji Koronda) Paaman (Don Ishikawa) Cat's Eye (Chief)

1984

Higeyo Saraba (Kuro Hige) Twin Hawks (Akemi Hanazono) Fist of the North Star (Raoh)

1985

Touch (Eiichirou Kashiwaba) Pro Golfer Saru (Mister X) Shōwa Ahōzoshi Akanuke Ichiban! (B. B. Mask, Kyouroku Ichinose) Highschool! Kimengumi (Yukio Hirayama)

1986

Dragon Ball (Shenlong, Tenkaichi Budōkai Announcer, Commander Red, Senbei Norimaki, Mutaito) Seishun Anime Zenshu (Boushi no Borei) Coral Reef Legend: Elfie of the Blue Sea (Charisma)

1987

Fist of the North Star 2 (Kaioh) The Story of Fifteen Boys (Warston)

1988

Tatakae!! Ramenman (Tosatsuki Gyokuou) Soreike! Anpanman (Kurayamiman) Saint Seiya (Odin)

1989

Dragon Ball Z (Shenlong, Reacoom) Mahōtsukai Sally (Daimao) Warau Salesman (Mamoru Kigami) Magical Hat (Jack)

1990

Dragon Quest (Ortega)

1991

Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken (Demon Lord Baan)

1994

Akazukin Cha Cha (Clyde) Tottemo! Luckyman (Earthquake Man)

1995

Street Fighter II V (Vega)

1997

Lupin III: Island of Assassins (Gold) Berserk (Zodd the Immortal)

1998

Cowboy Bebop (Appledelhi) Saber Marionette J to X (Kamatarou Hanagata)

1999

Flint: The Time Detective (Leonardo da Vinci) Angel Links (Duuz) Monster Rancher (Rau Leader) Weekly Story Land (Narrator)

2000

Shinzo (Insect King Dokkaku) Hajime no Ippo (Genji Kamogawa)

2001

Rune Soldier (King Rijarl) Cyborg 009 The Cyborg Soldier (President)

2002

RahXephon (Shirow Watari) Ai Yori Aoshi (Aoi's Father) Petite Princess Yucie (Demon King)

2003

Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road (Genji Kamogawa) Bōken Yūki Pluster World (Gingiragin) Tank Knights Portriss (Jerid) Tank Knights Portriss (Jerid) FireStorm (Carlo Morrelli) Astro Boy (Tokugawa) Gad Guard (Radig) Cinderella Boy (Kantarou Shirayuki) Fullmetal Alchemist (Alex Louis Armstrong)

2004

Kaiketsu Zorori (Dalmanian) Paranoia Agent (Kawazu) Gigantor (Velanade) Black Jack (Keiji Tomobiki)

2005

Gallery Fake (Carlos) Basilisk (Nenki Mino) Shinshaku Sengoku Eiyū Densetsu (Narrator) The Snow Queen (Gaion) Kotenkotenko (Tree)

2006

Angel Heart (Bando Sanemichi) Red Bull (CM Narrator) Black Jack 21 (Inspector Tomobiki) Kemonozume (Kyuutarou Ohba)

2007

D.Gray-man (Giscone) Jūsō Kikō Dancouga Nova (Herugaiya) Mokke (Rokusan)

2008

Noramimi (Director) Allison & Lillia (Police Inspector Warren) Golgo 13 (Ledell Nikolavitch) Casshern Sins (Braikingboss) One Outs (Saikawa Owner)

2009

Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger (Genji Kamogawa) Slayers Evolution-R (Dune) Shin Mazinger Shōgeki! Z-Hen (Hades/Emperor of Darkness) Dragon Ball Kai (Shenlong) Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Alex Louis Armstrong, Philip Gargantos Armstrong) Needless (Gido) Kämpfer (Hiaburi Lion) Kiddy Girl-and (Q-feuille)

2010

Shimajirou Hesoka (Captain Kurobuta) Mayoi Neko Overrun! (Machine Duke) Rio - Rainbow Gate! (Jimmy)

2011

Beelzebub (Kusubonobu, Wasboga) Blade (Tanba Yagyu) Hunter × Hunter (2011) (Captain)

2013

Silver Spoon (Todoroki Sensei)

OVA[edit]

Bavi Stock (1985) (Secretary) Outlanders (1986) (Geobaldi) Detonator Orgun (1991) (Zoa) Casshan: Robot Hunter (1993) (Braiking Boss) Macross Plus (1994) (Col. Millard Johnson) Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo (2000) (Emperor Goru) Hajime no Ippo: Mashiba vs. Kimura (2003) (Genji Kamogawa) Mudazumo Naki Kaikaku (2010) (Chairman Mao) Legend of Galactic Heroes (1988–1997; 1999–2000) (Sidney Sithole)

Theatrical animation[edit]

1966

Cyborg 009 - 008

1967

Cyborg 009 and the Monster Wars - 008

1969

Puss 'n Boots - Daniel

1970

Chibikko Remi to Meiken Kapi - James

1971

Alibaba to Yonjubiki no Tozuku - Dora

1975

Uchuu Enban Dai-Senso - Blackey

1981

Doraemon: Nobita no Uchū Kaitakushi - Borgand Sea Prince and the Fire Child - Glaucos Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hello! Fushigi Jima - Senbei Norimaki

1982

Techno Police 21C - Goro Narumi Dr. Slump: Hoyoyo! Space Adventure - Senbei Norimaki

1983

Harmagedon - Salamander Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hoyoyo! Sekai Issuu Dai Race - Senbei Norimaki

1984

Shounen Keniya - Gure of the Pora tribe Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hoyoyo! Nanaba Shiro no Hihou - Senbei Norimaki

1985

Pro Golfer Saru: Super Golf World e no Chōsen!! - Mr. X

1986

Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies - Shenlong Fist of the North Star - Raoh

1987

Pro Golfer Saru: Kōga Hikyō! Kage no Ninpō Golfer Sanjō! - Mr. X

1988

Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure - Senbei Norimaki, Shenlong, Tenkaichi Budōkai announcer

1989

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland - King Morpheus Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone - Shenlong Garaga - Daraburigu

1990

Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest - Shenlong Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might - Raisin, Shenlong

1991

Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug - Shenlong Gamba to Kawauso no Bōken - Yoisho Adachi-ga Hara - Damokuresu

1992

Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken Buchiya bure!! Shinsei Rokudai Shoguo - Burn

1993

Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Ncha! Penguin Mura wa Hare no chi Hare - Senbei Norimaki Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Ncha! Penguin Mura yori Ai o Komete - Senbei Norimaki

1994

Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture - Jammin

1995

Macross Plus Movie Edition - Col. Millard Johnson

1996

Dragon Ball: The Path to Power - Commander Red Doraemon: Nobita's Galactic Express - Heavenly King Slayers Return - Galev

1997

Doraemon: Nobita's Adventure in Clockwork City - Onigorou Kumatora Hermes - Winds of Love - King Minos

1998

Case Closed: The Fourteenth Target - Nagaaki Shishido Welcome to Lodoss Island! - King Fern

1999

Doraemon: Nobita Drifts in the Universe - Angle Moa

2000

One Piece: The Movie - El Drago

2004

Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi o Yobu! Yūhi no Kasukabe Boys - Vin

2005

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa - Alex Louis Armstrong Black Jack: The Two Doctors Of Darkness - Inspector Tomobiki

2006

Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur 2006 - Dolman Stein

2007

Tetsujin 28-go: Hakuchū no Zangetsu - Beranedo Nezumi Monogatari - Alex

2009

Yona Yona Penguin - Uncle 2

2010

Crayon Shin-chan: Chō Jikū! Arashi o Yobu Ora no Hanayome - Mazusou Kinyuu

2011

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos - Alex Louis Armstrong Pokémon the Movie: Black/White - Victini and Reshiram/Zekrom - King of the People of the Vale

2012

Guskō Budori no Denki - Fisherman factory owner

2013

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods - Shenlong

Video games[edit]

1994

Dragon Ball Z: Buyuu Retsuden (Mega Drive) - Reacoom, Shenlong

1995

Kuusou Kagaku Sekai: Gulliver Boy - Kong Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 - Shenlong Linda Cube - Captain Ben Dragon Ball Z: Shin Butōden (Sega Saturn) - Shenlong Hokuto no Ken (Sega Saturn, PlayStation) - Zen-oh

1996

Dragon Ball Z: Idainaru Dragon Ball Densetsu (PlayStation, Sega Saturn) - Reacoom, Shenlong

1997

Macross Digital Mission VF-X - Captain Next King: Koi no Sennen Oukoku - King Henry King Linda Cube Again - Captain Ben Tales of Destiny - Hugo Jirukurisuto, Shine Rembrandt

1998

Kasei Monogatari - Kiwi 65 World

1999

Yuukyuu no Eden - Orchid Grace Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage - Balzac, Zodd Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! - Ripto

2000

Hokuto no Ken: Seikimatsu Kyūseishu Densetsu (PlayStation) - Raoh Bōken Jidai Katsugeki Goemon (Toranou)

2001

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Voldemort)

2002

Kidou Senshi Gundam Senki: Lost War Chronicles (Douglas Roden)

2003

Dragon Ball Z - Reacoom Rahxephon Soukyuu Fantasy - Shiro Watari Hot Shots Golf Fore! - Z, Vader Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel - Alex Louis Armstrong

2004

Dragon Ball Z 2 - Reacoom Fullmetal Alchemist: Dream Carnival - Alex Armstrong Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson Elixir - Alex Louis Armstrong Berserk: Millennium Falcon Hen Seima Senki no Shou - Balzac, Zodd Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater - Yevgeny Borisovitch Volgin

2005

Dragon Ball Z 3 - Reacoom, Shenlong, Commander Red Fullmetal Alchemist 3: Kami o Tsugu Shoujo - Alex Louis Armstrong Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! - Reacoom, Shenlong Rogue Galaxy - Vuarugogu Doreiza Hokuto no Ken (arcade game) - Raoh

2006

Super Dragon Ball Z - Shenlong Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! Neo - Shenlong, Reacoom Summon Night 4 - Geck

2007

!Shin Chan: Flipa en colores! - Daly Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! Meteor - Reacoom, Shenlong, Senbei Norimaki

2008

Ryu ga Gotoku Kenzan! - Bōtenkai Nankō Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit - Reacoom Pro Golfer Saru - Mr. X Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World - Shenlong, Senbei Norimaki, Reacoom Dissidia Final Fantasy - Garland

2009

Killzone 2 - Scalar Vuisari Dragon Ball Tenkaichi Daibōken - Commander Red, Shenlong, Tenkaichi Budōkai announcer Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Fullmetal Alchemist - Akatsuki no Ouji Alex Louis Armstrong Fullmetal Alchemist: Daughter of the Dusk - Alex Louis Armstong Dragon Ball: Raging Blast - Shenlong

2010

Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Senaka o Takuseshimono = Alex Louis Armstrong ModNation Racers - Chief Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 - Shenlong, Tenkaichi Budōkai announcer

2011

Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy - Garland Type-0 Final Fantasy - Military Command Manager Dragon Ball Ultimate Blast - Shenlong, Tenkaichi Budōkai announcer

2012

Ryū ga Gotoku 5 - Tadashi Madarame

2013

Heroes VS. - Alien Empera Killzone: Mercenary - Scalar Vuisari

Tokusatsu[edit]

1966

Ultra Q (Huku Suzuki Captain (Actor by:Jun Kuroki))

1979

The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army (Notice Narrator) Ultraman: Great Monster Decisive Battle (Notice Narrator)

1997

Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light (Notice Narrator)

2007

Ultraman Mebius (Alien Empera)

2011

Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger the Movie: The Flying Ghost Ship (Ghost Ship Captain Los Dark)

Dubbing roles[edit]

An American Tail (Tiger) An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (Tiger) An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (Tiger) An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (Tiger) Fievel's American Tails (Tiger) Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (Commander Nebula) Batman: The Animated Series (Sewer King) DuckTales (Scrooge McDuck) Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (Kingpin Obtuse) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Shredder) Tarzan (Kerchak) Tarzan 2 (Kerchak) All Dogs go to Heaven (Carface)

Live-action[edit]

Robert Shaw

The Sting (1973) (Johnny "Kelly" Hooker) Jaws (1975) (Quint)

Steve McQueen

The Magnificent Seven (1974 TV Asashi edition) (Vin) Hell Is for Heroes (Pvt. John Reese) The Cincinnati Kid (TV Asashi edition) (Eric "The Kid" Stoner) Bullitt (1977 TV Asashi edition) (Frank Bullitt) The Getaway (1982 TV Asashi edition) (Carter 'Doc' McCoy) Junior Bonner (TV Asashi edition) (Junior 'J.R.' Bonner)) Papillon (1977 TV Asashi edition) (Henri 'Papillon' Charrière) The Towering Inferno (1989 TBS edition) (Michael O’Hallorhan) The Hunter (1987 TV Asashi edition) (Ralph 'Papa' Thorson) Tom Horn (TV Asashi edition) (Tom Horn))

Bob Hoskins

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Detective Eddie Valiant) Hook (Smee) Mrs Henderson Presents (Vivian Van Damm) Son of the Mask (Odin) Unleashed (2007 TV Tokyo edition) (Bart)

Carl Weathers

Rocky (Apollo Creed) Rocky II (Apollo Creed) Rocky III (Apollo Creed) Rocky IV (Apollo Creed) Predator (1989 Fuji TV edition) (George Dillon)

Jack Nicholson

The Witches of Eastwick (Daryl Van Horne) Batman (1995 TV Asahi edition) (Joker) The Bucket List (2010 TV Asahi edition) (Edward Cole)

John Rhys-Davies

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Gimli) The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Gimli) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Gimli) Dragon Storm (King Fastrad)

Diamonds Are Forever (1990 TBS edition) (James Bond (Sean Connery)) Die Hard (Sgt. Al Powell (Reginald VelJohnson)) Die Hard (1992 Fuji TV edition) (Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman)) From Russia with Love (TBS edition) (Red Grant (Robert Shaw)) Hot Shots! Part Deux (Saddam Hussein (Jerry Haleva)) Jaws (DVD and 1991 TBS editions) (Quint (Robert Shaw)) Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey II (Levi Stubbs)) Live and Let Die (TBS edition) (Doctor Kananga/Mister Big (Yaphet Kotto)) The Living Daylights (TBS edition) (Brad Whitaker (Joe Don Baker)) The Matrix trilogy (Fuji TV edition) (Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne)) Moonraker (1984 TBS edition) (Sir Hugo Drax (Michael Lonsdale)) Never Say Never Again (1985 Fuji TV edition) (Maximillian Largo (Klaus Maria Brandauer)) Predator 2 (DVD edition) (Lieutenant Mike Harrigan (Danny Glover)) Ra.One (Khalnayak (Sanjay Dutt)) Star Trek: The Original Series (Montgomery "Scotty" Scott (James Doohan)) (second voice) Tomorrow Never Dies (2001 Fuji TV edition) (Jack Wade (Joe Don Baker)) Total Recall (Richter (Michael Ironside)) Tremors (Earl Basset (Fred Ward)) Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero (Russel Edlund (Harrison Page))

Animated[edit]

Adam Carolla

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (Commander Nebula) Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (Commander Nebula)

Dom DeLuise

An American Tail (Tiger) An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (Tiger) An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (Tiger) An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (Tiger)

Lance Henriksen

Tarzan (Kerchak) Tarzan 2 (Kerchak)

Adventure Time (Narrator) Batman The Animated Series (The Sewer King) Batman: The Brave and the Bold (Darkseid) Dexter's Laboratory (Red Eye) Despicable Me (Mr. Perkins) DuckTales (Scrooge McDuck) DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (Merlock) FernGully: The Last Rainforest (Hexxus) Iron Man (Dark Aegis) Shrek series (Wolf) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (The Shredder) Thomas and Friends (Gordon the Big Engine (Seasons 1-8 only)) Thomas and the Magic Railroad (Gordon the Big Engine) X-Men (Apocalypse)

Commercials[edit]

Frosted Flakes (Corn Frosty (コーンフロスティ Kōn Furosuti)) - Tony the Tiger

Television live-action[edit]

Fight! Dragon

References[edit]

^ "Fist of the North Star's Raoh Voice Actor Kenji Utsumi Passes Away - News". Anime News Network. 2013-06-10. Retrieved 2013-06-14. 

External links[edit]

Official agency profile (in Japanese) Kenji Utsumi at Anime News Network's encyclopedia

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