Yūji Ueda

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Yūji Ueda
Born (1967-06-15) June 15, 1967 (age 47)
Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Voice actor, singer
Years active 1992-present
Spouse(s) Omi Minami
Not to be mistaken for Yōji Ueda, a similarly named voice actor.

Yūji Ueda (うえだ ゆうじ Ueda Yūji?, born 上田 祐司, June 15, 1967) is a popular Japanese voice actor.[1]He is most known for the roles of Sagara Sanosuke (Rurouni Kenshin), Akito Tenkawa (Martian Successor Nadesico), Takeshi (Pokémon), Horohoro (Shaman King), Johannes Krauser II (Detroit Metal City) and Keitaro Urashima (Love Hina).


He was born in Fukuoka and has a number of notable roles to his name, including some as the main character, as in "Love Hina" and "Martian Successor Nadesico".

In July 2004, he left Arts Vision and officially made his name into an all-hiragana form. In April 2005, Ueda joined Osawa Production, and currently works for Osawa as of April 2006.

Ueda currently has 160 voice works credited to his name-to-date according to the Anime News Network and as of July 24, 2006. He's a versatile voice actor, voicing characters ranging from simpletons (Urashima Keitaro in Love Hina and Bantaro in the Jubei-chan series) to tough, even vicious men (Sagara Sanosuke in Rurouni Kenshin and Zolf J. Kimblee in Fullmetal Alchemist).

He appears in the Pokémon series, voicing Takeshi/Brock and also Jessie's Wobbuffet in the Japanese language version of the anime. In addition to those role, he also voices Ash's Noctowl in both the Japanese and English language versions too.

Voice roles[edit]




Drama CDs[edit]

  • Mainichi Seiten! series 2: Kodomo wa Tomaranai (Tatsuya-fishmonger)
  • Setsunai Koi Daze - Wataru Shinjou
  • Shiawase ni Shite Agemasu - Toshiyuki Oosawa
  • Solid Love - Kei Oujisawa

Dubbing roles[edit]


  1. ^ "Ueda Yuuji". Hitoshi Doi. Retrieved January 22, 2010. 

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