Kenichi Ogata (voice actor)

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Kenichi Ogata
緒方 賢一
Born (1942-03-29) March 29, 1942 (age 81)[1]
Years active1970–present
Height162 cm (5 ft 4 in)[1]

Kenichi Ogata (緒方 賢一, Ogata Ken'ichi, born March 29, 1942) is a Japanese actor and voice actor from Fukuoka Prefecture.[1] Some of his most notable projects have been Ranma ½ as Genma Saotome, Mahōjin Guru Guru as Kita Kita Oyaji, Detective Conan as Professor Hiroshi Agasa, Atashin'chi as Father, Inuyasha as Myōga, Kirby: Right Back at Ya! as King Dedede, and the Ganbare Goemon series as Ebisumaru, Boxy & Boat Captain in the You're Under Arrest manga, television and film, respectively. The work in which he voiced the most characters was in the Super Robot Wars series. He used to work at Aoni Production and now is working at Umikaze.


Kenichi Ogata was born on March 29, 1942.[2] After graduating junior high school, Ogata studied cooking, and then went to high school, where he aimed to be a comedy performer, and worked for some theatrical companies. His voice acting debut was in Mazinger Z, and has been voice acting since.

He is known for his unique soft voice, but also for his astringent and villain roles, and has an established reputation for his role in Tensai Bakabon.


Television animation[edit]







Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Various dates

Original net animation (ONA)[edit]

Theatrical animation[edit]

Various dates

Video games[edit]

Live-action roles[edit]

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live Action[edit]


Japanese Voice-Over[edit]


Year Award Category Result
2019 13th Seiyu Awards Achievement Award Won


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  16. ^ "ジム・キャリーのエースにおまかせ!". Star Channel. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
  17. ^ "でっかくなっちゃった赤い子犬 僕はクリフォード -日本語吹き替え版". Fukikaeru. Retrieved January 23, 2022.
  18. ^ "狼女の香り -日本語吹き替え版". Fukikaeru. Retrieved June 1, 2021.
  19. ^ "アーサー・クリスマスの大冒険". Star Channel. Retrieved July 6, 2019.
  20. ^ "スター・ウォーズ イウォーク物語". Eiga DB. Retrieved January 31, 2021.

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