Jōji Yanami

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Jōji Yanami
Native name 八奈見 乗児
Born Shigemitsu Shirato (白土 繁満 Shirato Shigemitsu?)
(1931-08-30) August 30, 1931 (age 84)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1963-2015
Agent Aoni Production

Jōji Yanami (八奈見 乗児 Yanami Jōji?, born Shigemitsu Shirato (白土 繁満 Shirato Shigemitsu?), on August 30, 1931 in Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actor currently represented by Aoni Production. Some of his major voice roles include the narrator, Kaiō-sama, Dr. Briefs, and Bobbidi in Dragon Ball; Dr. Isaac Gilmore in Cyborg 009; Ittan Momen in GeGeGe no Kitarō; Dr. Yumi in Mazinger Z; and numerous characters in the Time Bokan series.

On September 25, 2015, Toei Animation announced that Yanami would be taking medical leave from Dragon Ball Super for an indefinite amount of time. His roles as the narrator and Kaiō-sama will be played by Naoki Tatsuta in the meantime.

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1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s
2010s

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