Kappei Yamaguchi

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Kappei Yamaguchi
Native name 山口 勝平
Born Mitsuo Yamaguchi
(1965-05-23) May 23, 1965 (age 49)
Fukuoka, Japan
Occupation Voice actor, actor
Years active 1988-present

Mitsuo Yamaguchi (山口 光雄 Yamaguchi Mitsuo?, born Sunday, May 23, 1965), better known by his stage name Kappei Yamaguchi (山口 勝平 Yamaguchi Kappei?), is a Japanese voice actor and actor from Fukuoka, affiliated with Gokū[1] and 21st Century Fox.[2]

He is best known for the roles of Ranma Saotome (Ranma ½), Jackson Neil (Miracle Girls), Tombo (Kiki's Delivery Service), Yattarō (Kyatto Ninden Teyandee),Shinichi Kudo and Kaitō Kid/Kaito Kuroba (Case Closed),Inuyasha (Inuyasha), Ryuichi Sakuma (Gravitation), Usopp (One Piece), Hideyoshi Soya (The Law of Ueki), L (Death Note), Feitan (Hunter x Hunter). His current starring roles include that of Yamada Hifumi (Danganronpa) and Raimon "Monta" Tarō, the Deimon Devil Bats' wide receiver in Eyeshield 21. Yamaguchi is also best known as the Japanese voice of Kyle Broflovski, Bugs Bunny, and Crash Bandicoot.

Yamaguchi has appeared in eroge as Kyōya Ushihisa (牛久 京也 Ushihisa Kyōya?).[3] He made his first public appearance in North America at Otakon 2008;[4] and was also a guest at Sakura-Con 2009.[5][6] Yamaguchi's third appearance to date has been at Animazement in 2010, fourth appearance in Hawaii at Kawaii Kon in 2011, and fifth appearance at Anime Revolution in Vancouver, Canada in 2013.

He is married and has a son.[7]



Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Film animation[edit]

Internet animation[edit]


Video games[edit]

Dubbing roles[edit]


  • M&M's (Japanese) – Red M&M

Anime music and audio dramas[edit]

Dialogue roles (dramas)[edit]

Singing roles[edit]

Other music CD albums[edit]


  • Rollin' (Futureland/Youmex, TYDY-5147, 1990)
  • A Boy (Futureland/Youmex, TYCY-5185, 1991)
  • Mini-Best (Meldac/Nippon Crown, MECH-18004, 1995)
  • Unbalance City (Nippon Columbia, COCC-13586, 1996)

Radio shows[edit]


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