Kappei Yamaguchi

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Kappei Yamaguchi
Kappei Yamaguchi handing autographs. People queued for over 1,5 hours. - Desucon Frostbite 2014 - clogz.jpg
Handing autographs (left) at Desucon Frostbite, February 2014
Native name 山口 勝平
Born Mitsuo Yamaguchi
(1965-05-23) May 23, 1965 (age 48)
Fukuoka, Japan
Occupation Voice actor, actor
Years active 1988–present

Mitsuo Yamaguchi (山口 光雄 Yamaguchi Mitsuo?, born May 23, 1965), better known by his stage name of 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), Yattaro (Kyatto Ninden Teyandee), InuYasha (InuYasha), Ryuichi Sakuma (Gravitation), L (Death Note), Usopp (One Piece), Hideyoshi (Law of Ueki), and Kaito Kid and Shinichi Kudo (Detective Conan). His current starring roles include that of Yamada Hifumi (Dangan Ronpa), Raimon "Monta" Taro, the Deimon Devil Bats' ace 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. He also made a fourth appearance in Hawaii at Kawaii Kon in 2011.

He is married and has a son.[7]

Roles[edit]

Television animation[edit]

Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Film animation[edit]

Internet animation[edit]

  • Sacchan no Kimochi (2006, Sachi)
  • Ikuze! Gen-san (2008, Genzō Tamura)[8]
  • E 〜 sei Policemen!! (2013, Todoroki Gō)

Video games[edit]

Dubbing roles[edit]

Commercials[edit]

  • M&M's (Japanese) (Red M&M)

Anime music and audio dramas[edit]

Dialogue roles (dramas)[edit]

Drama CDs[edit]

  • Aitsu to Scandal series 3: Gakuensai wa Scandal (Sango Hizaki)
  • Fujimi Orchestra Series side story: Yasei no Amadeus (Sora)
  • Gerard & Jacques - Michelle
  • Inuyasha Jigoku de Matteita Shichinintai - Inuyasha
  • Koi no Karasawagi series - Kazui Sawaki
  • Muteki na Bokura Series 1 (Wataru Mizusawa)
  • Muteki na Bokura Series 2: Oogami Datte Kowakunai (Wataru Mizusawa)
  • Muteki na Bokura Series 3: Shoubu wa Korekara! (Wataru Mizusawa)
  • Muteki na Bokura Series 4: Saikyou na Yatsura (Wataru Mizusawa)
  • Muteki na Bokura Series side story 1: Aitsu ni Muchuu (Wataru Mizusawa)
  • N-Dai Fuzoku Byouin series (Kyousuke Ichinose)
  • Pinky Wolf (Momota Mizutani)
  • Prime Time (Yuri)
  • Shiawase ni Naroune - Rui Nakayama
  • Shounika Byoutou he Irasshai series 1 (Kouta Hayama)
  • Shounika Byoutou he Irasshai series 2: Shounika Byoutou no Kiken na Yoru (Kouta Hayama)
  • Sweet Summer Supplies - Rui Nakayama
  • Wild Rock - Older Yuni

Singing roles[edit]

Other music CD albums[edit]

Solo[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)

With other voice actors[edit]

  • Message: voice actor Collection Volume 1 (Platz, PLCA-808) (1990)

Radio Shows[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]