Kenji Utsumi (1937–2013)


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Born in August of 1937, Japanese actor from Kitakyushu, Kenji Utsumi, is affiliated with the independent animation studio Ken Production. He is married to fellow voice actress Michiko Nomura and has received a lifetime achievement award at the third Seiyu Awards. He is best known for his roles in Buronson's Fist of the North Star (as Raoh), Dr. ... See full bio »

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(age 75) in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

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(2004)
Dragon Ball Announcer / Commander Red / Shenron / Norimaki Senbe / Mutaito / Shenlong
(1986-1989)

Filmography

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 2015 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (Video Game)
Commandant (Japanese version, voice)
 2013 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
Shenlong (voice)
 2012 Yakuza 5 (Video Game)
Tadashi Madarame (voice)
 2011 Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi (Video Game)
Shenron / World Tournament Announcer (voice, as Kenji Utumi)
 2011 Final Fantasy Type-0 (Video Game)
Commandant (voice)
 2011 Hunter x Hunter (TV Series)
Captain
- Test × of × Tests (2011) ... Captain (voice)
- Departure × and × Friends (2011) ... Captain (voice)
 2011 Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
Alex Louis Armstrong (voice)
 2011 Dissidia 012: Final Fantasy (Video Game)
Garland (Japanese version, voice)
 2010 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (Video Game)
Shenron / Tenkaichi Budokai Announcer (Japanese version, voice)
 2010 Rainbow: Nishakubou no shichinin (TV Series)
Jimmy Brown
- Over the Rainbow (2010) ... Jimmy Brown (Japanese version, voice)
 2009-2010 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV Series)
Alex Louis Armstrong / Phillip Gargantos Armstrong
- Tobira no mukougawa (2010) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- Seizetsunaru hangeki (2010) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- Kami o nomikomishi mono (2010) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- Hitobashira (2010) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- Eien no itoma (2010) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
 2010/II Wonderful World
Ryutoki Genninji / Yumezo Kijim
 2010 ShinChan Movie Villain Aur Dulhan (TV Movie)
Masuzo Kaneari (voice)
 2010 Dragon Ball: Origins 2 (Video Game)
Commander Red / Shenron (Japanese version, voice)
 2009 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (Video Game)
Tenkaichi Budokai Announcer (Japanese version, voice)
 2009 Kiddy Girl-and (TV Series)
Q-feuille (male)
- Amai, wana (2009) ... Q-feuille (male) (voice)
 2009 Needless (TV Series)
Gido / Narration
- Rejisutansu (2009) ... Gido (voice)
- Aruka Shiruto (2009) ... Gido / Narration (voice)
- Daiyon hadô (2009) ... Gido / Narration (voice)
- Ririsu Tenputêshon (2009) ... Gido / Narration (voice)
- Byakugô (2009) ... Gido / Narration (voice)
 2009 Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo (Video Game)
Moderator / Shenron / Commander Red (voice)
 2009 The Slayers (TV Series)
Dune
- Oh my head!: Atama wa doko da? (2009) ... Dune (voice)
 2009 Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger (TV Series)
Genji Kamogawa
 2008 One Outs (TV Series)
Tsuneo Saikawa
- Sekai saisoku no otoko (2008) ... Tsuneo Saikawa
- Hissatsu tôhô (2008) ... Tsuneo Saikawa
- Chishô vs. Shôbushi (2008) ... Tsuneo Saikawa
- Kecchaku (2008) ... Tsuneo Saikawa
- Hansoku gassen (2008) ... Tsuneo Saikawa
 2008 Dissidia: Final Fantasy (Video Game)
Garland (Japanese version, voice)
 2008 Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World (Video Game)
Shenron / Recoome (Japanese version, voice)
 2008 Casshern Sins (TV Series)
Braiking Boss
- Sekai wa dan matsu no koe ni michi te (2008) ... Braiking Boss (voice)
- Shuumatsu no sekai de (2008) ... Braiking Boss (voice)
 2008 Dragon Ball: Origins (Video Game)
Shenron (voice)
 2008 Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (Video Game)
Recoome (Japanese version, voice)
 2008 Gintama (TV Series)
Kaguzo Mashiroi
- Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid (2008) ... Kaguzo Mashiroi (voice)
- Kids Don't Understand How Their Parents Feel (2008) ... Kaguzo Mashiroi (voice)
 2008 Ryû ga gotoku: Kenzan! (Video Game)
Tenkai (voice)
 2007 Dragon ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Video Game)
Shenron / Recoome / Sembei Norimaki (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 D.Gray-man (TV Series)
Giscone
- Chinmoku no hitsugi (2007) ... Giscone (Japanese version, voice)
- Furowa tiedôru (2007) ... Giscone (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Ultraman Mebius (TV Series)
Emperorian
- Kokoro kara no Kotoba: Saishû Sanbusaku Surî (2007) ... Emperorian (voice)
- Zetsubô no An'un: Saishû Sanbusaku Tsû (2007) ... Emperorian (voice)
- Kôtei no Kôrin: Saishû Sanbusaku Wan (2007) ... Emperorian (voice)
 2006 Summon Night 4 (Video Game)
Geck (voice)
 2006 Sonic the Hedgehog (Video Game)
Duke of Soleanna (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (Video Game)
Recoome / Shenron (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 Super Dragon Ball Z (Video Game)
Shenron (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium Collection (Video)
Alex Louis Armstrong (voice)
 2005 Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (Video Game)
Volgin (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Basilisk: The Kouga Ninja Scrolls (TV Series)
Mino Nenki
- Kaihô tanga (2005) ... Mino Nenki (Japanese version, voice)
- Kochô ranbu (2005) ... Mino Nenki (Japanese version, voice)
- Tsuisô gentô (2005) ... Mino Nenki (Japanese version, voice)
- Sekireki mukoku (2005) ... Mino Nenki (Japanese version, voice)
- Shinso gojô (2005) ... Mino Nenki (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa
Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Fullmetal Alchemist 3: The Girl Who Succeeds God (Video Game)
Alex Louis Armstrong (voice)
 2005 Sankokuji (TV Movie)
 2004 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (Video Game)
Colonel Volgin (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (Video Game)
Shenlong / Recoome (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Fullmetal Alchemist (TV Series)
Alex Louis Armstrong / Phillip Gargantos Armstrong
- Laws and Promises (2004) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- Death (2004) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- Goodbye (2004) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- Human Transmutation (2004) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
- A Rotted Heart (2004) ... Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Hot Shots Golf Fore! (Video Game)
Z / Vader (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Samurai Showdown V Special (Video Game)
Gaoh (voice)
 2004 Paranoia Agent (TV Mini-Series)
Akio Kawazu
- The Holy Warrior (2004) ... Akio Kawazu (voice)
- Enter Lil' Slugger (2004) ... Akio Kawazu (voice)
 2003 Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel (Video Game)
Alex Louis Armstrong (Japanese version, voice)
 2003 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 (Video Game)
Shenlong / Recoome (Japanese version, voice)
 2003 Samurai Shodown V (Video Game)
Gaoh (voice)
 2003 Pokémon (TV Series)
King
 2002 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai (Video Game)
Recoome / Shenron (Japanese version, voice)
 2002 RahXephon (TV Series)
Shirô Watari
 2001 Yonimo kimyô na monogatari: Aki no tokubetsu hen (TV Movie) (segment "Mama shin hatsubai!") (voice)
 2000 Fighting Mania: Fist of the North Star (Video Game)
Raoh (voice)
 2000 One Piece: The Movie
El Drago (voice)
 1999 Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage (Video Game)
Zodd Nosferatu / Balzac (voice)
 1999 Cowboy Bebop (TV Series)
Appledelhi Siniz Hesap Lütfen
- Hard Luck Woman (1999) ... Appledelhi Siniz Hesap Lütfen (voice)
 1998 Detective Conan: The Fourteenth Target
Nagaaki Shishido (voice)
 1997-1998 Berserk (TV Series)
Zodd
- Shourisha (1998) ... Zodd (voice)
- Fushi no Zodd (1997) ... Zodd (voice)
 1996-1997 Dragon Ball GT (TV Series)
Commander Red / Kyukyoku Shenron
- Saraba Gokuu... Mata Au Hi made (1997) ... Commander Red (credit only)
- Nazo no Dragon Ball Shutsugen!! Gokuu ga Kodomo ni!? (1996) ... Kyukyoku Shenron (voice)
 1997 Lupin III: Island of Assassins (TV Movie)
Gold (voice)
 1997 A Chinese Ghost Story
Red Beard / Yan Chixia / Taoist In (Japanese version, voice)
 1997 Hermes: Winds of Love
King Minos
 1989-1996 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (TV Series)
Sidney Sithole
- Rumbling (1996) ... Sidney Sithole (voice)
- New Currents (1989) ... Sidney Sithole (voice)
- Attack on the Empire (1989) ... Sidney Sithole (voice)
- Iserhlohn Captured (1989) ... Sidney Sithole (voice)
- The Knights of the Rose (1989) ... Sidney Sithole (voice)
 1996 Slayers Return
Galev (voice)
 1996 Dragon Ball: The Path to Power
Commander Red (voice)
 1995 Fist of the North Star (Video Game)
Zenô / Raô (voice)
 1995 Macross Plus Movie Edition
Col. Millard Johnson (voice)
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 (Video Game)
Recoome (voice)
 1995 Street Fighter II: V (TV Series)
Vega
 1994 Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel J. D'Arby
- D'Arby the Gambler (1994) ... Daniel J. D'Arby (voice)
 1994 Macross Plus (TV Mini-Series)
Col. Millard Johnson (voice)
 1994 Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture
Jamin (voice)
 1994 Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Ncha! Wakuwaku Hot Natsu Yasumi (Short)
Senbei Norimaki (voice)
 1994 Dr. Slump & Arale-chan Hoyoyo! Tasuketa Same ni Tsurerarete (Short)
Senbei Norimaki (voice)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z (Video Game)
Recoome (voice)
 1993 Casshan: Robot Hunter (TV Mini-Series)
Braiking Boss (voice)
 1992 Hanappe Bazooka (Video)
Ophisto Bazooka
 1991 Adachi Gahara (Short)
Damokuresu
 1991 Sukeban Deka (Video)
Superintendent Kurayami / Dark Superintendent (voice)
 1991 Dragon Quest: Great Adventure of Dai (TV Series)
Vearn (voice)
 1991 Ganba to Kawauso no Boken
Yoisho (voice)
 1991 Sukeban deka: Tanjô-hen (Video)
Dark Detective Kurayami (voice)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug
Old Slug / Shenlong (voice)
 1991 Wizardry (Video)
Werdna (voice)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (TV Movie)
Commander (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: Tree of Might
Rezun / Shenlong (voice)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest
Shenron (voice)
 1989 Angel Cop (TV Mini-Series)
Taki
- Doomsday (1989) ... Taki (voice)
- Pain (1989) ... Taki (voice)
- Wrath of the Empire (1989) ... Taki (voice)
- The Death Warrant (1989) ... Taki (voice)
- The Disfigured City (1989) ... Taki (voice)
 1989 Crusher Joe The OVAs (TV Mini-Series)
Mardo
 1989 Dragon Warrior (TV Series)
Ortega (2nd voice) (1991) (voice)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (Short)
Shenron (voice)
 1989 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland
King Morpheus (Japanese version, voice)
 1986-1989 Dragon Ball (TV Series)
Announcer / Commander Red / Shenron / ...
- Yatta! Chikyû-jô saikyô no otoko (1989) ... Announcer
- Banji kyûsu!! (1989) ... Announcer
- Son Gokû no wana (1989) ... Announcer
- Pikkoro Daimaô chô-kyoshinjutsu (1989) ... Announcer
- Deta! Kyûkyoku no chô-Kamehame-ha (1989) ... Announcer
 1988 Saint Seiya (TV Series)
Odin
- Atena yo! Kedakaki towa no inori (1988) ... Odin (voice)
- Kiseki no shutsugen! Odin robe (1988) ... Odin (voice)
 1988 Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure
Shenron / Senbei Norimaki / Fight Announcer (voice)
 1987 Tomodachi (Short)
 1987 Tatchi 3: Kimi ga tôrisugita ato ni
Eiichirô Kashiwaba (voice)
 1986 Fist of the North Star: Alternate Ending (Video short)
Raoh (voice)
 1986 Outlanders (Video)
Geobaldi (voice)
 1986 Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies
Shenlong (voice)
 1986 Coral Reef Legend: Elfie of the Blue Sea (TV Movie)
Charisma (voice)
 1986 Fist of the North Star
Raoh (voice)
 1983-1985 Cat's Eye (TV Series)
Chief
- Dance wa hoshi zora de (1985) ... Chief (voice)
- Full moon ni kampai (1985) ... Chief (voice)
- Sayonara boku mama tachi (1985) ... Chief (voice)
- April fool wa o atsui (1985) ... Chief (voice)
- Koi wa totsuzen ni (1985) ... Chief (voice)
 1985 Nora (Video)
Dr. Zakariasen (voice)
 1983 Pâman (TV Series) (1983)
 1983 Harmagedon: Genma taisen
Salamander (voice)
 1982 Techno Police 21C
Goro Narumi (voice)
 1982 Dr. Slump: Hoyoyo! Space Adventure
Senbei (voice)
 1982 Don Dracula (TV Series)
Don Dracula (voice)
 1980-1981 The New Adventures of Gigantor (TV Series)
Space Demon King
- The Sun That Never Shines (1981) ... Space Demon King (voice)
- The Friend Turned Enemy (1981) ... Space Demon King (voice)
- The Battle to Save the Earth (1981) ... Space Demon King (voice)
- The Space Fortress (1981) ... Space Demon King (voice)
- Gigantor for Sale (1981) ... Space Demon King (voice)
 1981 Dr. Slump (TV Series)
Senbei Norimaki
- Harô! Fushigi shima (1981) ... Senbei Norimaki (voice)
- Teketeke Children/Kowai Kowai Fukei-san (1981) ... Senbei Norimaki (voice)
 1980 Don de la mancha (TV Mini-Series)
Don Quixote
- Santa Claus, master thief (1980) ... Don Quixote
- Magic mirror of snow white castle (1980) ... Don Quixote
- Neron the tyrant and Vera Cruz (1980) ... Don Quixote
- Amazon Queen (1980) ... Don Quixote
- Mermaid's Tears (1980) ... Don Quixote
 1980 Tomb of Dracula (TV Movie)
Dracula (voice)
 1979 Undersea Super Train: Marine Express (TV Movie)
Acetylene Lamp
 1975 Ganba no Boken (TV Series)
Yoisho
- The Last Battle: The Great Whirlpool (1975) ... Yoisho (voice)
- Grotto of Hell (1975) ... Yoisho (voice)
- Whispers of a White Devil (1975) ... Yoisho (voice)
- Traitor's Fortress (1975) ... Yoisho (voice)
- Friends from Across the Sea (1975) ... Yoisho (voice)
 1973 Casshan (TV Series)
Blayking Boss (voice)
 1971 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Dora (voice)
 1969 Judo Boy (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1969 Puss in Boots
Daniel (voice)
 1967 Adventures of the Young Shadar (TV Series)
Ghoster
 1967 Speed Racer (TV Series)
Inspector Rokugô (1967-1968) (voice)
 1966 Mahô tsukai Sarî (TV Series)
Maoh Yumeno (voice)
 1966 Cyborg 009
Cyborg 008
 1965 Uchuu Ace (TV Series)
Ibo (voice)
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Alternate Names:

Takaji Uchimi | Kenji Utumi

Height:

5' 3¾" (1.62 m)
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Virgo

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