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Native name  山口 勝平
Name  Kappei Yamaguchi
Years active  1988–present

Occupation  Voice actor, actor
Role  Voice actor
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Full Name  Mitsuo Yamaguchi (山口 光雄)
Born  May 23, 1965 (age 50) (1965-05-23) Fukuoka, Japan
Notable credit(s)  Ranma ½ as Ranma Saotome Inuyasha as Inuyasha Death Note as L One Piece as Usopp
Movies and TV shows  One Piece (JP), Case Closed, One Piece Film: Strong W, Kiki's Delivery Service, Case Closed: The Time
Similar People  Minami Takayama, Mayumi Tanaka, Hiroaki Hirata, Kazuya Nakai, Wakana Yamazaki

Other names  Kyoya Ushihisa (牛久 京也)

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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 from Fukuoka, affiliated with Gokū and 21st Century Fox. He is best known for voicing lead characters in long-running popular anime shows. He voiced the male Ranma Saotome in Ranma ½, Inuyasha in Inuyasha, L in Death Note, Usopp in One Piece and Shinichi Kudo in Detective Conan. Other roles he has done include Jackson Neil in Miracle Girls, Tombo in Kiki's Delivery Service, Yattarō in Kyatto Ninden Teyandee, Ryuichi Sakuma in Gravitation, Hideyoshi Soya in The Law of Ueki, Yamada Hifumi in Danganronpa, and Monta in Eyeshield 21. In overseas dubs, he is the Japanese voice for Kyle Broflovski, Bugs Bunny and Crash Bandicoot.

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Yamaguchi has appeared in eroge as Kyōya Ushihisa (牛久 京也, Ushihisa Kyōya). He made his first public appearance in North America at Otakon 2008; and was also a guest at Sakura-Con 2009. 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.

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He is married and has a son.

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Television animation

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  • Ranma ½ (1989–92), Ranma Saotome – Debut
  • Kyatto Ninden Teyandee (1990), Yattaro
  • Super Zugan (1992), Hideyuki Toyotomi
  • YuYu Hakusho (1992), Jin
  • Miracle Girls (1993-01-08), Yūda Noda
  • Jungle King Tar-chan (1993), Etekichi
  • Nintama Rantarō (1993), Hanabusa Makinosuke
  • Mobile Fighter G Gundam (1994), Sai Saici
  • Red Baron (1994), Ken Kurenai
  • Ginga Sengoku Gun'yuuden Rai (1994), Taisuke
  • Captain Tsubasa J (1994), Adult Ryo Ishizaki
  • Wedding Peach (1995), Takurou Amano
  • Demon Child Zenki (1995), Zenki (little)
  • Imagination Science World Gulliver Boy (1995), Gulliver Toscanni
  • Gokinjo Monogatari (1995–96), Tsutomu Yamaguchi
  • Baby and Me (1996), Takuya Enoki
  • Brave Command Dagwon (1996), Rai Utsumi
  • Detective Conan (1996), Shinichi Kudo
  • GeGeGe no Kitarō (1996), Noppera-bō
  • Pocket Monsters (1997), Tōru
  • Fancy Lala (1998-04-05), Tarō Yoshida
  • Cowboy Bebop (1998), Rhint – Episode 10
  • Cyber Team in Akihabara (1998), The White Prince (Crane Bahnsteik)
  • Takoyaki Mantoman (1998), Blue
  • Betterman (1999), Keita Aono
  • Eden's Bowy (1999), Yorn
  • One Piece (1999), Usopp
  • Kamikaze Kaitō Jeanne (1999–2000), Noin Claude
  • Inuyasha (2000-08-16), Inuyasha
  • Gravitation (2000–01), Sakuma Ryūichi
  • Angelic Layer: Mobile Angel (2001), Ryo Misaki
  • Bakuten Shoot Beyblade (2001), Michael Parker
  • Sister Princess (2001), Taro Yamada – Episode 1
  • Asobot Military History Goku (2002), Gokū
  • Atashin'chi (2002), Fujino
  • Rizelmine (2002), Tomonori Iwaki
  • Gun Frontier (2002), Tochiro Oyama
  • The Twelve Kingdoms (2002), Enki
  • Weiß Kreuz Glühen (2002), Sena Izumi
  • Mouse (2003), Sorata Muon/Mouse
  • Zatch Bell! (2003), Danny
  • Papuwa (2003), Chappy
  • Peacemaker Kurogane (2003–04), Shinpachi Nagakura
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004), Daitokuji/Amnael
  • Sgt. Frog (2004), Recruit Tororo
  • Doki Doki School Hours (2004), Kenta Suetake
  • DearS (2004), Oikawa Hikorō
  • Doraemon (2005), Warusa – Episode 228
  • Eyeshield 21 (2005), Raimon "Monta" Tarō
  • The Law of Ueki (2005), Sōya Hideyoshi
  • Paradise Kiss (2005), Yamaguchi Tsutomu
  • Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star (2006), Flappy
  • Kiba (2006), Hugh
  • Death Note (2006), L
  • Baccano! (2007), Tick Jefferson
  • Da Capo II (2007), Wataru Itabashi
  • Neo Angelique ~Abyss~ (2008), Rene
  • One Outs (2008), Satoshi Ideguchi
  • To Love-Ru (2008), Lacospo
  • Pandora Hearts (2009), Cheshire Cat
  • Magic Kaito (2010-04-17), Kaito Kuroba/Kaitō Kid – Television special
  • Dororon Enma-kun Meeramera (2011), Enma-kun
  • Persona 4: The Animation (2011–12), Teddie (Kuma)
  • Hunter × Hunter (2011), Feitan
  • Danganronpa: The Animation (2013), Hifumi Yamada
  • Chō-Bakuretsu I-Jigen Menko Battle Gigant Shooter Tsukasa (2014), Mendō Tsukasa
  • Persona 4: The Golden Animation (2014), Kuma
  • Magica Wars (2014), Esora
  • Magic Kaito 1412 (2014), Kaitō Kid/Kaito Kuroba
  • Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace (2015), Corpsey
  • Rin-ne (2015), Sabato Rokudō
  • Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū (2016), Amaken
  • Kamiwaza Wanda (2016-04-23), Wanda
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable (2016), Shigekiyo Yangu
  • Nobunaga no Shinobi (2016-10-04), Hideyoshi
  • Original video animation (OVA)

  • 1+2=Paradise series (1990), Yuusuke Yamamoto
  • Devil Hunter Yohko (1990), Wakabayashi Osamu
  • Ryokunohara Labyrinth: Sparkling Phantom (1990), Kanata Tokino
  • Record of Lodoss War (1990–1991), Etoh
  • Urotsukidoji II: Legend of the Demon Womb (1990–91), Young Munchausen II
  • Mōryō Senki MADARA (1991), Madara
  • Slow Step (1991), Shū Akiba
  • RG Veda (1991), Ryū-ō
  • Sōryūden (1991–1993), Amaru Ryudo
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan series (1991–1995), Arslan
  • K.O. Century Beast Warriors (1992–1993), Wan Dabadatta
  • La Blue Girl (1992–2002), Nin-Nin
  • Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1992–1998), Daisaku Kusama
  • Tokyo Babylon (1992–1994), Subaru Sumeragi
  • Ranma ½ series (1993–1996), Ranma Saotome
  • Fish in the Trap (1994), Matsui Takahiro
  • Twin Angels (1994), Onimaru
  • Baki the Grappler (1994), Baki Hanma
  • Fire Emblem (1997), Julian
  • Plastic Little (1994), Nichol Hawking
  • Vixens (1995), Ujita
  • Jungle de Ikou! (1997), Takuma
  • Virgin Fleet (1998), Sada
  • Gravitation (1999), Ryuichi Sakuma
  • Detective Conan series (2000-ongoing), Shinichi Kudo
  • Pocket Monsters: Pikachu no Fuyuyasumi 2001 (2001), Delibird
  • Futari Ecchi (2002), Yamada (Rika's friend)
  • The Boy Who Carried a Guitar: Kikaider vs. Inazuman (2003), Inazuman
  • Netrun-mon (2004), BB Runner
  • Angel's Feather series (2006), Shou Hamura
  • Freedom Project (2006-11-24–08), Biz
  • Ranma ½: Akumu! Shunminkō (2008), Ranma Saotome
  • Coicent (2011), White deer
  • Film animation

  • Kiki's Delivery Service (1989), Tombo
  • Ranma ½: Big Trouble in Nekonron, China (1991-11-02), Ranma Saotome
  • Ranma ½: Nihao My Concubine (1992-08-01), Ranma Saotome
  • Ranma ½: One Flew Over the Kuno's Nest (1994-08-20), Ranma Saotome
  • Gokinjo Monogatari (1996-03), Tsutomu Yamaguchi
  • Kindaichi Shōnen no Jikenbo (1996-12-14), Hajime Kindaichi – Only this first film
  • Case Closed: The Time Bombed Skyscraper (1997-04-19), Shinichi Kudo
  • Case Closed: The Fourteenth Target (1998-04-18), Shinichi Kudo
  • Case Closed: The Last Wizard of the Century (1999-04-17), Shinichi Kudo, Kaito Kid
  • One Piece series (2000-03-04–09, 2011–12, 2016), Usopp
  • Case Closed: Captured in Her Eyes (2000-04-22), Shinichi Kudo
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Winged Braves (2001-03-10), Tobio
  • Case Closed: Countdown to Heaven (2001-04-21), Shinichi Kudo
  • A Tree of Palme (2002-03-16), Roualt
  • Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street (2002-04-20), Shinichi Kudo
  • Bonobono: Kumomo no Ki no Koto (2002-08-10), Araiguma-kun
  • Detective Conan: Crossroad in the Ancient Capital (2003-04-19), Shinichi Kudo
  • Dead Leaves (2004-01-16), Retro
  • Detective Conan: Magician of the Silver Sky (2004-04-17), Shinichi Kudo, Kaito Kid
  • Detective Conan: Strategy Above the Depths (2005-04-09), Shinichi Kudo
  • Dōbutsu no Mori (2006), Fūta the Owl
  • Detective Conan: The Private Eyes' Requiem (2006-04-15), Shinichi Kudo, Kaito Kid
  • Detective Conan: Jolly Roger in the Deep Azure (2007-04-21), Shinichi Kudo
  • Detective Conan: Full Score of Fear (2008-04-19), Shinichi Kudo
  • Detective Conan: The Raven Chaser (2009-04-18), Shinichi Kudo
  • Omae Umasou da na (2010), Heart
  • Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in the Sky (2010-04-17), Shinichi Kudo, Kaito Kid
  • Detective Conan: Quarter of Silence (2011-04-16), Shinichi Kudo
  • Detective Conan: The Eleventh Striker (2012-04-14), Shinichi Kudo
  • Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning (2012-09-22), Robin
  • Asura (2012-09-29), Kotaro (小太郎, Kotarō)
  • Detective Conan: Private Eye in the Distant Sea (2013-04-20), Shinichi Kudo
  • Lupin the 3rd vs. Detective Conan: The Movie (2013-12-07), Shinichi Kudo, Kaito Kid
  • Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper (2014-04-19), Shinichi Kudo
  • The Boy and the Beast (2015), Jirōmaru – teen
  • Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno (2015-04-18), Shinichi Kudo, Kaito Kid
  • Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare (2016-04-16),
  • Internet animation

  • Ikuze! Gen-san (2008), Genzō Tamura
  • Tokusatsu

  • Godzilla Island (1998), Dogora
  • Tetsuwan Tantei Robotack (1998), Torabolt
  • Moero!! Robocon (1999), Robopachi
  • Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (2003), Artemis
  • Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger (2004), Thousanian Gineka (ep. 34)
  • Tensou Sentai Goseiger (2010), Marloid Ain-I of the Neutral (Coro) (ep. 41)
  • Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger (2013), Chief Clerk Blu-ray (ep. 2), Chief Edito HVD (ep. 3)
  • Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters: The Great Dinosaur Battle! Farewell Our Eternal Friends (2014), ToQger Equipment Voice
  • Ressha Sentai ToQger (2014-20-16–15), Ticket, ToQger Equipment Voice
  • Ressha Sentai ToQger Vs. Kamen Rider Gaim Spring Vacation Combining Special (2014), Ticket, ToQger Equipment Voice
  • Heisei Rider vs. Shōwa Rider: Kamen Rider Taisen feat. Super Sentai (2014), ToQger Equipment Voice
  • Ressha Sentai ToQger the Movie: Galaxy Line S.O.S. (2014), Ticket, ToQger Equipment Voice
  • Ressha Sentai ToQger vs. Kyoryuger: The Movie (2015), Ticket, ToQger Equipment Voice
  • They Went and Came Back Again Ressha Sentai ToQGer: Super ToQ 7gou of Dreams (2015), Ticket, ToQger Equipment Voice
  • Shuriken Sentai Ninninger vs. ToQger the Movie: Ninja in Wonderland (2016), Ticket, ToQger Equipment Voice
  • Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger (2016), Illusion (ep. 22)
  • Video games

  • Ranma ½ Battle Renaissance (1996) - Ranma Saotome
  • Hot Shots Golf (1997) - Tatsu
  • Breath of Fire III (1997) - Ryu
  • Grandia (1997) - Rapp
  • Thousand Arms (1998) - Meis Triumph
  • Breath of Fire IV (2000) - Ryu
  • GetBackers Dakkanoku: Ubawareta Mugenshiro (2002) - Ginji Amano
  • Breath of Fire: Dragon Quarter (2002) - Ryu
  • Kannagi no Tori (2002) - Ryuu Watanuki
  • 2nd Super Robot Wars Alpha (2003) - Tobia Arronax
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) - Harry Potter (Tom Attenborough)
  • Tales of Rebirth (2004) - Tytree Crowe
  • Madagascar (2005) - Mort (Dee Bradley Baker)
  • NeoGeo Battle Coliseum (2005) - Jin Chonshū, Jin Chonrei
  • Battle Stadium D.O.N (2006) - Usopp
  • Destroy All Humans! (2007) - Cryptosporidium 137 (Grant Albrecht)
  • L the Prologue to Death Note -Rasen no Trap- (2008) - L
  • GetAmped2 (2008) - Jacky Noboru
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (2008) - Kuma/Teddie
  • Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai! (2009) - Ikurō Fukumoto
  • Another Century's Episode: R (2010) - Tobia Arronax
  • Dangan Ronpa: Academy of Hope and High School Students of Despair (2010) - Hifumi Yamada
  • Dragon Ball Heroes (2010) - Avatar: Majin, Hero-type
  • In Search of the Lost Future (2010) - Eitarō Kenny Osafune
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. (2010) - Tobia Arronax, Sai Saici
  • Super Robot Taisen Original Generation (2011) - Tasuku Shinguji
  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (2011) - Mark/Philip
  • Persona 4: The Golden (2012) - Kuma/Teddie
  • Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena (2012) - Kuma/Teddie
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle (2013) - Shigekiyo "Shigechi" Yangu
  • Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold (2013) - Kuma/Teddie
  • Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (2014) - Kuma/Teddie
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven (2015) - Shigechi
  • Breath of Fire 6: Hakuryū no Shugosha-tachi (2016) - Ryu
  • Angel's Feather series, Shō Hamura
  • Crash Bandicoot series, Crash Bandicoot, Fake Crash, Wa-Wa the Water Elemental (Brendan O'Brien, Billy Pope, Steve Blum, Michael Connor, Dwight Schultz, R. Lee Ermey)
  • Harry Potter series, Harry Potter (as of Prisoner of Azkaban)
  • Imagination Science World Gulliver Boy, Gulliver Toscanni
  • InuYasha series, InuYasha
  • Legend of the Hungry Wolf series, Jin Chonshū and Chonrei – from Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory to Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers
  • The Legend of Xanadu series, Arios
  • Neo Angelique series, René
  • One Piece series, Usopp
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Time Exploration Team and Darkness Exploration Team, Hikozaru
  • Ranma ½, Ranma Saotome – PC Engine
  • Record of Lodoss War series, Eto
  • SD Gundam G Generation Spirits, WARS, WORLD, Tobia Arronax, Sai Saici
  • Tengai Makyō series, Danjūrō Kabuki
  • Live-action

  • Dragonball Evolution (2009-03-13), Son Gokū (Justin Chatwin)
  • Commercials

  • M&M's (Japanese) – Red M&M (Billy West)
  • Burger King (Japanese) - Narrator
  • Audio dramas

  • 20 Mensou Ni Onegai! (1990-06-21) – Victor VICL-3001
  • Aa Megami-sama Music and Short Story (1991), Keiichi Morisato
  • Rockman Kiki Ippatsu Drama (1995), Robo 1
  • Princess Quest (1996), Gateau
  • Singles

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

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

  • Pure Pure Island (aired for a month in 1998 as a tie-in with the anime series Fancy Lala and was co-hosted with J-pop singer Reiko Omori who was also the voice actress who voiced Miho Shinohara)
  • Hiroi Ouji's Maruten Cha Cha Cha! (ongoing, co-hosted with voice actress Chisa Yokoyama and Sakura Taisen creator Ohji Hiroi)
  • References

    Kappei Yamaguchi Wikipedia


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