Kenichi Ogata (voice actor)

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Kenichi Ogata
Native name 緒方 賢一
Born (1942-03-29) March 29, 1942 (age 76)
Tagawa District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Years active 1970–present
Agent Umikaze

Kenichi Ogata (緒方 賢一, Ogata Ken'ichi, born March 29, 1942) is a Japanese actor and voice actor from Fukuoka Prefecture.

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 of the Stars as King Dedede, and the Ganbare Goemon series as Ebisumaru.

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.[1] 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]


  1. ^ Doi, Hitoshi. "Ogata Kenichi". Seiyuu Database. October 1, 2010. Archived October 1, 2010, at WebCite
  2. ^ "Comical Psychosomatic Medicine Anime's 1st Promo Streamed". Anime News Network. November 10, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  • Maeda, Hisashi. "The Official Art of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya". (November 2007) Newtype USA. pp. 133–139.

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