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Kenji Utsumi is a Actor Japonais born on 26 august 1937 at Kitakyūshū (Japon)

Kenji Utsumi

Kenji Utsumi
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Birth name 内海健司
Nationality Japon
Birth 26 august 1937 at Kitakyūshū (Japon)
Death 13 june 2013 (at 75 years) at Shinjuku-ku (Japon)

Kenji Utsumi (内海 賢二, Utsumi Kenji, August 26, 1937 – June 13, 2013) was a Japanese voice actor and actor from Kitakyūshū, affiliated with the self-founded Ken Production. He was married to fellow voice actress Michiko Nomura until his death.

He is best known for his roles in Sally the Witch (1966) (as Sally's Papa), Fist of the North Star (as Raoh and Kaioh), Dr. Slump Arale-chan (as Senbei Norimaki), the Dragon Ball series (as Shenlong, Commander Red, Reacoom and the Tenkaichi Budōkai announcer), Fullmetal Alchemist (as Alex Louis Armstrong), and Hajime no Ippo (as Coach Kamogawa). He was also the official dub-over artist for Steve McQueen, Sammy Davis, Jr., Victor Mature, and Robert Shaw.

He received a lifetime achievement award at the third Seiyu Awards.

He died from peritoneal cancer at 3:01 PM in JST on June 13, 2013.

Usually with

Jōji Yanami
Jōji Yanami
(14 films)
Masako Nozawa
Masako Nozawa
(12 films)
Hiromi Tsuru
Hiromi Tsuru
(10 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kenji Utsumi (32 films)

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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, 1h25
Genres Action, Animation
Themes Films based on mythology, Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Masako Nozawa, Ryō Horikawa, Toshio Furukawa, Mayumi Tanaka, Kōichi Yamadera, Masakazu Morita
Roles Shenlong (voice)
Rating71% 3.590753.590753.590753.590753.59075
Whis (ウイス, Uisu) wakes Beerus, the God of Destruction (破壊神ビルス, Hakaishin Birusu), from his long slumber and tells him that Freeza was defeated by a Saiyan. 39 years earlier, the Yogen-gyo (予言魚) foretold that a mighty opponent would appear before Beerus, the Super Saiyan God (超サイヤ人ゴッド, Sūpā Saiya-jin Goddo). Beerus, with Whis, then tracks down the Saiyan warrior Goku, who defeated Freeza. On Kaiō-sama's planet, Goku proceeds to challenge Beerus, but ultimately is overwhelmed and defeated in two strikes; despite having powered up to Super Saiyan 3. Disappointed by the subsequent lack of challenge, Beerus departs in order to seek out more powerful adversaries on Earth.
Guskō Budori no Denki, 1h45
Directed by Gisaburō Sugii
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Shun Oguri, Tamiyo Kusakari, Shiori Kutsuna, Akira Emoto, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Kenji Utsumi

Budori est un jeune chat courageux et intelligent qui vit paisiblement avec ses parents bûcherons et sa petite sœur Neri dans la forêt de Tohoku.
Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie: The Sacred Star of Milos, 1h51
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Actors Rie Kugimiya, Māya Sakamoto, Shin-ichiro Miki, Fumiko Orikasa, Romi Park, Toshiyuki Morikawa
Roles Alex Louis Armstrong
Rating69% 3.4943153.4943153.4943153.4943153.494315
The movie begins with a young girl, Julia Crichton, waking up from a dream about the day her family was forcibly taken from her home by soldiers beside her older brother Ashley, who is currently studying their parents' alchemy books. Ashley then shows his sister some pages and explains that with the alchemy in the book, he hopes to make a world that no one's seen before. Soon after discovering two strange rubbed-out pages, the siblings hear some strange noises and Ashley goes ahead to investigate, but a worried Julia follows to a room where she finds the bodies of her parents hung up and dripping blood. She watches in horror as her brother is attacked and presumably murdered to which she faints.
Crayon Shin-chan: Super-Dimension! The Storm Called My Bride, 1h40
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Akiko Yajima, Keiji Fujiwara, Satomi Kōrogi, Rie Kugimiya, Kenji Utsumi, Nobutoshi Kanna
Roles Masuzo Kaneari

From a bleak future, Shin-chan Nohara sends a girl named Tamiko on a mission to bring his five-year-old self to that time period right before being captured. Reaching the past, she claims to be Shin-chan's bride and takes him and his friends on a wild adventure to try to save the world to come.
Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur, 1h47
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La préhistoire, Time travel films, Films about cats, Children's films
Actors Yumi Kakazu, Tomokazu Seki, Ryūnosuke Kamiki, Subaru Kimura, Yasunori Matsumoto, Kenji Utsumi
Rating67% 3.3837953.3837953.3837953.3837953.383795
Suneo shows everyone a fossilized claw of a Tyrannosaurus rex and Nobita is angry that he doesn't get a look. Nobita claims that he will be able to find a living dinosaur. Panicking, Nobita researches on dinosaurs and starts digging in a hill. But then, a landlord shouts at him and makes him dig a hole in the ground to dispose of some egg shells. Nobita unearths a rock shaped like an egg. Using the time-wrap, he returns the rock into its former form and plans to hatch the egg. He spends a day and night wrapped tightly in a blanket with it on his futon, despite it being the peak of summer. A "Futabasaurus" comes out, and Nobita decides to name the plesiosaur Piisuke. Suneo and Gian come looking for Nobita but because Piisuke is still too small, Nobita doesn't show them the plesiosaur and instead makes a deal with them. If he cannot show them a real dinosaur, he would have to eat spaghetti through his nose. Meanwhile, Nobita and Piisuke form a strong bond between them with Nobita working very hard to make sure the baby plesiosaur is well looked after, feeding it his own dinner of sashimi and playing with it. He grows very attached to Piisuke.
Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa, 1h45
Directed by Seiji Mizushima
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Political films
Actors Megumi Toyoguchi, Tōru Ōkawa, Rie Kugimiya, Miyoko Asō, Kenji Utsumi, Shun Oguri
Roles Alex Louis Armstrong
Rating73% 3.6967553.6967553.6967553.6967553.696755
Two years after Edward Elric recovers his arm and leg and his brother Alphonse's body, Edward is dragged from his homeworld through the Gate of Alchemy—the source of alchemical energy—to a parallel world of Earth in 1923. The world is fundamentally governed by the laws of modern science instead of alchemy. When it occurs, he is stripped of his alchemical powers and his newly restored arm and leg.
Crayon Shin-chan: Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Kasukabe Boys of the Evening Sun
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Akiko Yajima, Keiji Fujiwara, Satomi Kōrogi, Osamu Kobayashi, Chikao Ōtsuka, Kenji Utsumi
Roles Vin
Rating65% 3.288613.288613.288613.288613.28861
Shin-chan and his friends discover an abandoned movie theater where some sort of western film is being displayed to an empty room. Shinnosuke's friends mysteriously disappear thus making the Nohara family start searching for them at the location they were last seen. While looking for the other kids, the Noharas inexplicably find themselves taken into the movie being exhibited.
Doraemon: Nobita Drifts in the Universe, 1h33
Genres Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Films set in the future, Films about cats, Films about extraterrestrial life, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Kaneta Kimotsuki, Fuyumi Shiraishi, Masako Nozawa, Mayumi Shō, Tesshō Genda, Kinryu Arimoto
Rating62% 3.1437953.1437953.1437953.1437953.143795
The film is the second in the series to parody the original Star Wars trilogy. In the film, Doraemon and friends find themselves in an interstellar war where an army (based on the Galactic Empire) is trying to take over Earth. Of course, our heroes joins another army (based on the Rebel Alliance) to stop the antagonists.
Detective Conan: The Fourteenth Target, 1h35
Directed by Kenji Kodama
Genres Thriller, Crime, Animation
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Minami Takayama, Alison Viktorin, Kappei Yamaguchi, Jerry Jewell, Wakana Yamazaki, Akira Kamiya
Roles Eimei Shishido (voice)
Rating73% 3.6935753.6935753.6935753.6935753.693575
At the beginning of the movie, Ran has a dream of her mother, Eri, being shot. Ran later calls Eri and tells her of her dream.
Dragon Ball: The Path to Power, 1h20
Directed by Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Origin Japon
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films based on mythology, Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Bin Shimada, Kinya Aikawa, Daisuke Gōri, Naoki Tatsuta, Hisao Egawa, Tōru Furuya
Roles général Red
Rating73% 3.67853.67853.67853.67853.6785
Son Goku rencontre Bulma dans une montagne. Ensemble, ils partent à la recherche des Dragon Balls. Ils seront confrontés à la terrible armée du Red Ribon (armée du Ruban Rouge), elle aussi à la recherche des boules de cristal.
Slayers Return, 1h1
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Actors Maria Kawamura, Megumi Hayashibara, Akiko Hiramatsu, Kenji Utsumi, Akio Ōtsuka, Kazuki Yao
Roles Galev
Rating69% 3.4843253.4843253.4843253.4843253.484325
Young sorceresses Lina Inverse and Naga the Serpent travel across the world in search of adventure and money, bickering with each other along the way. They meet a girl named Saleena, who seems to be a random victim of the result of their petty food fight that ended with a powerful spell explosion. Truth is she has been already injured since when she escaped from her village of Biaz, where the evil organization Zein enslaved the population. The usually selfish Lina inexplicably agrees to help them: she has heard about an ancient elven treasure made of the nearly indestructible magical metal of orihalcon and she would like to put her hands on it. Because of Lina's suspicious behavior, the equally greedy Naga decides to follow them.
Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, 50minutes
Directed by Shigeyasu Yamauchi
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films based on mythology, Sports films, Martial arts films, Political films
Actors Masahiro Anzai, Takeshi Kusao, Hiromi Tsuru, Atsushi Kisaichi, Hikaru Midorikawa, Daisuke Gōri
Roles Shenlong (voice)
Rating76% 3.8412653.8412653.8412653.8412653.841265
In the Other World, a teenage "oni" guarding a spirit cleansing machine turns the volume of his walkman up so loud that he fails to change the evil essence tank when necessary. Due to the overload of evil essence, the machine explodes and the "oni" is transformed into a huge-childlike monster with power over the laws regarding the worlds of the living and the dead. As a result, both worlds are thrown into chaos: in the living world, several deceased are brought back to life, while in the other world, beings who were allowed to keep their bodies turn into spirits, and vice versa.
Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon, 51minutes
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films based on mythology, Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Masako Nozawa, Shin Aomori, Takeshi Kusao, Hiromi Tsuru, Ryō Horikawa, Megumi Urawa
Roles Shenlong (voice)
Rating74% 3.736813.736813.736813.736813.73681
On a distant planet, a young alien boy frantically searches his surroundings, sword at the ready, but before he can react, he is crushed by a giant foot while someone laughs maniacally in the background.