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Kenji Utsumi (August 26, 1937 – June 13, 2013) was a Japanese voice actor and actor from Kitakyūshū, affiliated

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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's 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 passed away due to cancerous peritonitis at 3:01 PM in JST on June 13, 2013.

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