Kappei Yamaguchi

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Kappei Yamaguchi
Kappei Yamaguchi by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Kappei Yamaguchi, 2016
Native name 山口 勝平
Born Mitsuo Yamaguchi (山口 光雄)
(1965-05-23) May 23, 1965 (age 51)
Fukuoka, Japan
Other names Kyōya Ushihisa (牛久 京也)
Occupation Voice actor, actor
Years active 1988–present
Notable credit(s) Ranma ½ as Ranma Saotome
Inuyasha as Inuyasha
Death Note as L
One Piece as Usopp
Detective Conan as Shinichi Kudo
The Law of Ueki as Hideyoshi Soya
Eyeshield 21 as Raimon "Monta" Taro
Children 2

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), Yattarō (Kyatto Ninden Teyandee), Inuyasha (Inuyasha), Ryuichi Sakuma (Gravitation), L (Death Note), Usopp (One Piece), Hideyoshi Soya (The Law of Ueki), and Kaitō Kid and Shinichi Kudo (Detective Conan). His current starring roles include that of Yamada Hifumi (Danganronpa) and Raimon "Monta" Taro, 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. He also made a fourth appearance in Hawaii at Kawaii Kon in 2011.

He is married and has a son.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Kappei Yamaguchi, 2014

Television animation[edit]

Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Film animation[edit]

Internet animation[edit]

Tokusatsu[edit]

Video games[edit]

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live-action[edit]

Animation[edit]

Commercials[edit]

Discography[edit]

Audio dramas[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Rollin' (1990-10-24), Futureland/Youmex – TYDY-5147[26]
  • Kon'ya ha April Fool (1991-01-21), Pony Canyon – Ranma ½ character single as Ranma Saotome (male)[27]
  • Otousan (1991-01-21), Pony Canyon – Ranma ½ as Ranma Saotome (male), sings "China kara no Tegami" with Megumi Hayashibara[28]
  • Characters Christmas (1991-01-21), Pony Canyon – Ranma ½ as Ranma Saotome (male)[29]
  • Ranma to Akane no Ballad (1993-10-06), Pony Canyon – Ranma ½ as Ranma Saotome (male)[30]
  • Unbalance City (1996-07-20), Nippon Columbia – COCC-13586[26]

Albums[edit]

  • Everybody's Christmas (1990-11-21) – TYCY-5148[31]
  • Twinbeee Paradise Nesshou! Vocal Battle Hen (1994-04-21) – Twinbeee Paradise[32]
  • Fancy Lala Final Best Selection (1998-12-16) – Fancy Lala album[33]
  • Shouwa Hit Studio (2011-07-06), Enma-kun – Dororon Enma-kun Meeramera[34]
  • Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star 2nd ED (2006)[35]

Radio shows[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 山口勝平プロフィール
  2. ^ Doi, Hitoshi. "Yamaguchi Kappei". Seiyuu Database. January 11, 2011. Retrieved January 10, 2011. Archived 10 January 2011 at WebCite
  3. ^ Yamaguchi Kappei – Audiowiki
  4. ^ AnimeCons.com: News: Article
  5. ^ Sakura-Con to Host Voice Actor Kappei Yamaguchi – Anime News Network
  6. ^ Sakura-Con 2009 Information @ AnimeCons.com
  7. ^ Mitsukoshi Charity Auction-1996.03.31
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay "Yamaguchi Kappei roles". Seiyuu Database. 
  9. ^ Doi, Hitoshi. "Miracle Girls episode 1". Usagi.org. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  10. ^ スタッフ&キャスト. G-Gundam.net (in Japanese). Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  11. ^ "Fancy Lala episode guide". Usagi.org. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
    "Fancy Lala seiyuu information". Usagi.org. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  12. ^ "Inu Yashu TV Series details". Anime News Network. 29 August 2000. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  13. ^ "Papuwa". Newtype USA (DVD). August 2006. Event occurs at 21:17. 
  14. ^ "Magic Kaito Manga-Based TV Anime Special Confirmed". Anime News Network. 31 March 2010. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  15. ^ "Rumiko Takahashi's Rin-ne Anime Casts Kaito Ishikawa, Marina Inoue". Anime News Network. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  16. ^ "Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū Casts Kouichi Yamadera, Megumi Hayashibara, Kappei Yamaguchi". Anime News Network. 5 February 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  17. ^ "Mamono Hunter Yohko (anime)". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  18. ^ "Plastic Little (anime)". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  19. ^ "Sunrise's Koisento SF Romantic Comedy Anime Revealed". Anime News Network. 8 August 2010. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  20. ^ Savlov, Marc (February 11, 2005). "A Tree of Palme". Austin Chronicle. Retrieved September 29, 2016. 
  21. ^ "1st Tiger & Bunny Film's New Character Appears in Trailer". Anime News Network. July 6, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2016. 
  22. ^ Abrams, Simon (March 4, 2016). "The Boy and the Beast". RogerEbert.com. Retrieved September 27, 2016. 
  23. ^ "19th Detective Conan Film's 1st Trailer Features Kaito Kidposted on 2015-01-09 21:50 EST". Anime News Network. January 9, 2015. Retrieved September 27, 2016. 
  24. ^ アニメ「いくぜっ!源さん」 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  25. ^ "Dragonball's Toriyama Sketches Ayumi Hamasaki as Goku (Updated)". Anime News Network. February 3, 2009. Retrieved September 27, 2016. 
  26. ^ a b c "Yamaguchi Kappei CDs (Discography)". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  27. ^ "Kon'ya ha April Fool". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  28. ^ "Otousan". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  29. ^ "Characters Christmas". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  30. ^ "Ranma to Akane no Ballad". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  31. ^ "Everybody's Christmas". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  32. ^ "Twinbeee Paradise Nesshou! Vocal Battle Hen". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  33. ^ "Fancy Lala Final Best Selection". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  34. ^ "Shouwa Hit Studio". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 26, 2016. 
  35. ^ ふたりはプリキュアSplashStar VocalアルバムⅡ 〜奇跡の雫〜 | TVサントラ | MJCD-20078 | マーベラス エンターテイメント | CD・DVD 販売 通販 ジョーシン ディスクピア https://web.archive.org/web/20070927011541/https://joshinweb.jp/dp/4535506200785.html

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