Kappei Yamaguchi/ Artemis

Actor Information


Name: Kappei Yamaguchi
True Name: Mitsuo Yamaguchi ,Sometimes mistranslated as Katsuhei Yamaguchi or Shohei Yamaguchi
Status: Married with a son
Anime voices: Inuyasha, Ranma(boy type) (see Works for more roles)
PGSM voices: Artemis
Trivia: (Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow) Yamaguchi has starred in several projects direcly opposite Takehito Koyasu; either as couples or related paired characters, with Yamaguchi playing the younger role. In 12 Kokuki they are the 2 prominent kirins (Enki and Keiki) in the story; in the Sukisho games and drama CD's they are a couple (Ran and Yoru); in the Tokyo Babylon OVA they are respectively Subaru and Seishiro.
Birthplace: Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Height: 160 cm (5' 2'')
Weight: 55 kg (121 lb)
Birthday: 05-23-1965
Blood Type: B
Astrological Sign: Gemini
Hobbies: climbing, computers, Tate, drawing
Company: Gekidan 21 Seiki Fox (Theatrical Company 21st Century Fox)
Official Website: Kappei Yamaguchi

According to information posted at the Internet Movie Database , as of March 2006, he is tied with Megumi Hayashibara as the third most prolific voice actor in Japan, behind second ranked Shinichiro Miki and top ranking Takehito Koyasu. It was announced on August 29, 2006, that he would play L in the anime version of the popular Death Note, airing in October.

Works
Filmography
Voice Actoring in Anime
1983-2006

ANIME - CHARACTER
2006
Death Note - as L
Demashita! Powerpuff Girls Z - as Souichirou
Kiba - as Hyu
Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star - as Floppy

2005
The Law of Ueki - Hideyoshi Soya
Eyeshield 21 - as Taro Raimon
NeoGeo Battle Coliseum - as Jin Chonshu/Jin Chonrei
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: Act Zero - as Artemis

2004
Inuyasha - Guren no houraijima (aka Inuyasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island) - as Inuyasha
Bishôjo Senshi Sailor Moon: Special Act - as Artemis
"Uchû kôkyôshi Mater: Ginga tetsudô Three-Nine gaiden" (aka Space Symphony Maetel) TV Series - as Tochirô
Dead Leaves - as Retro
"Sensei no o-jikan - Doki doki school hours" TV Series - as Kenta Suetake
DearS (2004) - as Hikoro Oikawa
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX - as Daitokuji/Amnael
Sgt. Frog - as Tororo

2003
Inuyasha - Tenka hadou no ken (aka Inuyasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler) - as Inuyasha
"Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon" TV Series - as Artemis (First Appearance: Act 11 but just the voice & shadow and Main Appearance: Act 12 he Appears fully)
"Mouse" (mini) TV Series - as Sorata Muon/Mouse
"Peace Maker Kurogane" TV Series - as Shinpachi Nagakura
Konjiki no Gashbell - as Danny (Boy)
Papuwa (remake) - as Chappy
Kaleido Star - as Master Linn

2002
Inuyasha - Kagami no naka no mugenjou (aka Inuyasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass) - as Inuyasha
Breath of Fire V: Dragon Quarter - as Ryu
"Inuyasha" - as Inuyasha
"Bakuten shoot beyblade" (aka Beyblade) TV Series - as Michael
"12 kokuki" (aka The Twelve Kingdoms) TV Series - as Rokuta Enki
"Rizelmine" TV Series - as Tomonori Iwaki
"Gun Frontier" TV Series - as Tochirô
Parumu no Ki (aka A Tree of Palme (Europe: English title: Berlin film festival title)) - as Roualt
Inuyasha: Sengoku otogi kassen (aka Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale) - as Inuyasha
Weiss Kreuz Gluhen - as Sena
ATASHIn'CHI - as Fujino
Rizelmine - as Tomonori Iwaki
Monkey Typhoon - as Gokyuu

2001
Matsumoto Leiji Three-Nine (aka Story of Galaxy Express 999) - as Toshirô Ôyama (from Ultimate Time Sweeper Mahoroba)
"Kidô tenshi angelic layer" (aka Angelic Layer) TV Series - as Ryou Misaki
One piece: Nejimaki shima no bôken - as Usopp
Inuyasha - Toki wo koeru omoi (aka Inutasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time) - as Inuyasha
"Pecola" TV Series - as Bashatto-san
Sister Princess - as Taro Yamada

2000
Poketto monsutâ: Pikachû tankentai (aka Pocket Monster or Pokemon: Pikachu's Rescue Adventure) - as Parasect
"Baby Felix" TV Series - as Poindexter
Escaflowne (aka Escaflowne: The Movie) - as Shesta
"Idoru Tenshi Youkoso Youko" TV Series - as Yasu-san
One piece the movie: Kaisokuou ni ore wa naru - as Usopp
Blue Remains - as Mireo

1999
"One Piece" TV Series - as Usopp
"Toransufômâ: Bîsuto uôzu metarusu" (aka Transformers: Beast Wars Metals) TV Series - as Rattle
Grandia - as Rapp
Gravitation: Lyrics of Love - as Ryuichi Sakuma
"Betterman" TV Series - as Keita Aono
"Kamikaze Kaitô Jeanne" TV Series - as Noin
Twinbee Paradise - as Light
"Gravitation" TV Series - as Ryuuichi Sakuma
"Dejimon adobenchâ" (aka Digimon Adventure):
- Dark Masters, the Four Kings of Evil Mountain TV Episode - as Chuumon
- The Protector, Centarumon TV Episode - as Chuumon

1998
Oira sukeban (aka Delinquent in Drag) - as Suke Banji
Bîsuto uôzu chô seimeitai Toransufômâ supesharu (aka Movie Edition Beast Wars Special) - as Rattle
"Shadow Skill" - Eigi TV Series - as Low
"Kaubôi bibappu" (aka Cowboy Bebop) - as Rhint in episode 10
"Akihabara dennô gumi" (aka Cyber Team in Akihabara) TV Series - as Crane Bahnsteik
"Mahô no stêji fanshî Rara" (aka Magical Stage Fancy Lala) TV Series - as Tarô Yoshida
"Silent Möbius" TV Series - as Flex
Edens Bowy - as Yorun
Saber Marionette J to X - as Akashi Shikase
CLAMP School Detectives - as Kentaro Higashikunimaru

1997
Rurôni Kenshin: Ishin shishi e no Requiem (aka Rurôni Kenshin: The Motion Picture) - as Yasuharu Musashino
Janguru taitei (aka Jungle Emperor Leo) - as Kesor
"Shôjo kakumei Utena" (aka Revolutionary Girl Utena) TV Series - as The Boy
"Poketto monsutâ" (aka Pocket Monster or Pokemon) TV Series - as Tooru(Todd Snap)
Real bout garou densetsu special - as Jin Chonshu/Jin Chonrei
Meitantei Conan: Tokei-jikake no matenrou (aka Detective Conan: Skyscraper on a Timer) - as Shinichi Kudo
Onkyo seimeitai Noiseman (aka Noiseman Sound Insect) - as Manafu
Yûsha shirei Dagwon: Suishô no hitomi no shônen - as Rai Utsumi, aka Thunder Rai
Jungre de Ikou (aka Jungle de Ikou) - as Takuma
Dr. Slump second series - as Donbe

1996
"B'T X" TV Series - as Kimiira
"Tenkû no Esukafurône" (aka Vision of Escaflowne) TV Series - as Shesta
Please Save My Earth - as Haruhiko Kasama
"Meitantei Conan" (aka Case Closed) TV Series - as Shin'ichi Kudou(Shinichi Kudo(Jimmy Kudo) / Kaito Kid(Phantom Thief))
"Chôsha Raidîn" (aka Reideen: The Superior) TV Series - as Kyle Moon
"Yûsha shirei Dagwon" (aka Brave Command Dagwon) TV Series - as Utsumi Rai
Ayane's High Kick - as Inagaki Kappei
Akachan to Boku (Baby and Me) - as Takuya Enoki

1995
Real bout garou densetsu - as Jin Chonshu/Jin Chonrei
"Wedding Peach" TV Series - as Takurou
“Gokinjo monogatari" (aka Neighborhood Story) TV Series - as Tsutomu Yamaguchi
Fire Emblem - as Julian
Ranma ½ SUPER - as Saotome Ranma
"Kishin dôji Zenki" (aka Zenki the Demon Prince) TV Series - as Zenki
Shadow Skill - as Low
Garô Densetsu 3: Haruka-naru tatakai (aka Fatal Fury 3: Road to the Final Victory) - as Jin Chonshu/Jin Chonrei
Gokinjo Monogatari and Paradise Kiss - as Tsutomu Yamaguchi
Gulliver Boy - as Gulliver
Red Baron - as Ken Kurenai

1994
Ranma ½ Special: Yomigaeru kioku (aka Ranma ½: An Akane to Remember) - as Saotome Ranma
"Captain Tsubasa J" TV Series - as Ryou Ishizaki
Ranma ½: Chô-musabetsu kessen! Ranma team VS densetsu no hôô (aka Ranma ½: One Grew Over the Kuno's Nest) - as Saotome Ranma
"Kidô butôden G Gundam" (aka Mobile Fighter G Gundam) TV Series - as Sai Sici
"Reddo Baron" TV Series - as Ken Kurenai
Purasuchikku ritoru (aka Plastic Little: The Adventures of Captain Tita) - as Nichol
"Ginga sengoku gunyû den Rai" (aka Rai: Galactic Civil War Chronicle) TV Series - as Taisuke
"Mahôjin guru guru" TV Series - as Prince Nikomo
Flag! - as Akira Maruyama

1993
Silent Möbius gaiden: Bakumatsu Anbu shimatsu ki - as Flex
"Miracle Girls" TV Series - as Yuuya Noda
Gunnm (aka Battle Angel) - as Yugo
"Nintama Rantaro" TV Series - as Makinosuke
Kaze no na wa amunejia (aka A Wind Named Amnesia) - as Jonny
Hakkenden shin sho (aka The Legend of the Dog Warriors: The Hakkenden) - as Sosuke Inukawa
Kishin Heidan (aka Alien Defender Geo-Armor: Kishin Corps) - as Captain

1992
"Yû yû hakusho" TV Series - as Jin
"Ashita e Free Kick" TV Series - as Toto
Hanappe Bazooka - as Hanappe
Injû gakuen (aka La Blue Girl) - as Nin-Nin
"Mama wa shôgaku yonensei" (aka Mama's a Fourth Grader) TV Series - as Hideo Hanada
Seiden RG Veda (aka Holy Legend RG Veda) - as Ryuu-Oh
Ranma ½: Kessen Tôgenkyô! Hanayome o torimodose!! (aka Ranma ½: The Movie 2, Nihao My Concubine) - as Ranma Saotome(boy-type)
Tokyo Babylon - as Subaru Sumeragi
Aruslân senki, Part 2 - as Arslan
KO Seiki Beast (aka KO Century Beast) - as Wan Dabada
Villgust - as Bostov

1991
Seishojo kantai Virgin Fleet (aka Virgin Fleet) - as Sada
Mamono hantâ Yôko (aka Devil Hunter Yohko) - as Osamu
Slow Step - as Akiba Shuu
Aruslân senki (aka The Heroic Legend of Arislan) - as Arslan
"Samurai Pizza Cats" TV Series - as Yattarou
Ranma ½: Chûgoku Nekonron daikessen! Okite yaburi no gekitô hen (aka Ranma ½: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China) - as Ranma Saotome(boy-type)
Jaianto robo: Animeshon - as Daisaku Kusama
Chô-Bakumatsu shônen seiki takamaru - as Fukuda Clorde
"Sôryûden" (aka Sohryuden: Legend of the Dragon Kings) TV Series - as Ryuudou Amaru
Madara - as Madara
Koko wa Greenwood (aka Here Is Greenwood) - as Koizumi Tenma

1990
Violence Jack Hells' Wind (aka Violence Jack, Part 3: Slumking) - as Inuma Saurou
Lodoss to senki (aka Record of Lodoss War) - as Etoh
"Chibi Maruko-chan" TV Series - as Ono-kun
Jû-kyû (aka Nineteen) - as Kubota's friend
Kyatto Ninden Teyandee (the original) - as Yattaro

1989
"Ranma ½: Nettô-hen" (aka Ranma ½: Hard Battle) TV Series - as Saotome Ranma(boy-type)
Majo no takkyûbin (aka Kiki's Delivery Service) - as Tombo
"Ranma ½" TV Series - as Ranma Saotome(boy-type)
1+2 = Paradise - as Yuusuke Yamamoto

1988
Violence Jack jigokugai-hen (aka Violence Jack, Part 2: Hell's Wind) - as Inuma Saurou

1986
Violence Jack bangaihen: Harlem bomber hen (aka Violence Jack: Evil Town) - as Inuma Saurou
Riyon densetsu furea (aka The Legend of Lyon: Flare I & II) - as Eon

1983
"Captain Tsubasa" TV Series - as Franz Shester

Voice Actoring in Games
ANIME - CHARACTER
Breath of Fire III (adult Ryu only), IV, and V. - as Ryu/Rei
Der Langrisser [PC FX] - as Hein
Fatal Fury series - as Jin Chonrei and Jin Chonshu
Grandia (original) [Sega Saturn] - as Rap
Harukaze Sentai V Force [Playstation] - as Ikuto
Houma Hunter Lime Perfect Collection [Sega Saturn] - as Birth
InuYasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale - as InuYasha
Langrisser I and II [Playstation] - as Hein
Misa no Mahou Monogatari [Playstation] -as Firim
Ranma 1/2 [PC Engine] - as Ranma Saotome
Ranma 1/2 Battle Renaissance [Playstation] - as Ranma Saotome
Ranma 1/2 Byakuran Aika [MegaCD] - as Ranma Saotome
Ranma 1/2 Datou, Ganso Musabetsu Kakutouryuu! [PC Engine] - as Ranma Saotome
Ranma 1/2 Torawareno Hanayome [PC Engine] - as Ranma Saotome
Real Bout Garou Densetsu [Arcade, Neo Geo] - as Jin Chonrei
SF Androgal [Windows] - as Ringo
Shin Fortune Quest [Playstation] - as Trap
Sukisho Series - as Ran
Tales of Rebirth - as Tytree Crowe
Tengai Makyou Shinden/Kabuki Klash [Arcade, Neo Geo] - as Kabuki Danjuro
Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's side - as Wataru Hibiya

Anime music and audio dramas
Dialogue roles (dramas)
20 Mensou Ni Onegai! (Man of Many Faces) (Victor, VICL-3001, 1990) - as Akira Ijyuin
Code Name wa Charmer a.k.a. My Codename is Charmer (Bandai/Apollon, BCCM-6, 1991) - as Yuuji Nonaka
Sukisho - as Ran

Singing roles
InuYasha character single "Aoki Yasei O Daite" released in December, 2005 - as InuYasha
Fushigi Yugi "CD books" - as Chichiri
Twinbee Paradise 3 Vocal Bomb (Konami, KICA-7761) and Twinbee Paradise 2 Sound Fantasia (Konami KICA-7652) - as Light
Shadow Skill V (Star Child, KICA-310, 1996) - as Equal Striver (with Akio Matsuoka)
Various Ranma ½ character songs released as singles (1989 - 1993) - as Ranma Saotome(boy-type)
One Piece Character Song Albums and various singles - as Usopp
Gravitation: Gravitation Sound Story III: Predilection - as Ryuichi Sakuma

Other Voice Roles
Japanese dub voice of Bugs Bunny
South Park (Japanese dub) - as Kyle Broflovski
Seiyu Daisuki 4: Wedding Bell (Media Remoras, MRCA-20081, 1996) - Unknown role
Boy Meets World (Japanese dub, beginning with episode 3) - as Cory Matthews
A Goofy Movie (Japanese Dub) - as Max Goof
An Extremely Goofy Movie (Japanese Dub) - as Max Goof
Japanese dub voice of Crash Bandicoot


Other Works
SOLO CDs:
Rollin' (Futureland/Youmex, TYDY-5147, 10-24-1990)
A Boy (Kappei -Ai wo Tadotte-) (Futureland/Youmex, TYCY-5185, 12-18-1991)
Mini-Best (Meldac/Nippon Crown, MECH-18004, 1995)
Unbalance City (Nippon Columbia, COCC-13586, 07-20-1996)

With Other Seiyu
Message: Seiyu Collection Volume 1 (Platz, PLCA-808) (1990)

CD SINGLES:
Konoyode Ichiban Oshougatsu ga Suki (PCDG-016) 01-21-1991
Valentine ni Kurobara wo (PCDG-017) 01-21-1991
Yasashii Iikoni Narenai (PCDG-018) 01-21-1991
Kon'ya ha April Fool (PCDG-019) 01-21-1991
Nekohanten Menu Song (PCDG-020) 01-21-1991
Otousan (PCDG-021) 01-21-1991
Omoide ga Ippai (PCDG-022) 01-21-1991
Miwaku no Limbo Dance (PCDG-023) 01-21-1991
Haikei Akane-san (PCDG-024) 01-21-1991
Yo-i Don! (PCDG-025) 01-21-1991
November Rain (PCDG-026) 01-21-1991
Characters Christmas (PCDG-027) 01-21-1991
Da Tsu Te (CODA-823) 12-21-1995

MISC. CDs:
20 Mensou ni Onegai (VICL-3001) 06-21-1990
Everybody's Christmas 11-21-1990
Ranma 1/2 Kakutou Karuta 12-21-1991
RG Veda -Kyoujou Engoku hen- (CSCL-1630) 1991
Hold You Tonight (KICA-113) 06-05-1992
Asu he no Free Kick II (TYCY-5248) 09-30-1992
KO Seiki Beast Sanjuushi Sparkling Vocal Album (SRCL-2563) 01-21-1993
Hourai Gakuen no Hatsukoi! Original Album (PICA-1032) 03-23-1994
Twinbee Paradise Nesshou! Vocal Battle Hen (KICA7636) 04-21-1994
Gundam Fight Round 1&2 (KICA-207 KICA-208) 08-20-1994
Gundam Fight Round 3 (KICA-222) 11-23-1994
Twinbee Paradise 2 Nesshou! Gekishou! Bakushou! Hen (KICA-7652) 01-21-1995
God Save The Sugekomakun! (TDCD-1064) 01-25-1995
Rockman Kiki Ippatsu Drama, 03-08-1995
Gundam Fight Round 5 (KICA-233) 03-24-1995
Garou Densetsu 3 (PCCB-179) 04-21-1995
Twinbee Taisen Puzzle-dama -featuring Meloura-hime- 08-23-1995
Kaze no Densetsu Zanadu II (KICA-1167) 09-21-1995
Seiyuu Daisuki 4 Wedding Bell 01-19-1996
Seiyuu Grand Prix CD vol 1 (AYCM-502) 02-05-1996
Real Bout Garou Densetsu (PCCB-203) 02-07-1996
Princess Quest 07-24-1996
Houma Hunter Lime special drama (TYCY-5533) 11-27-1996
Real Bout Garou Densetsu Special (PCCB-240) 02-05-1997
Kyuukyoku Parodius (KICA-7759) 05-03-1997
Voice Actor Best Song Collection 90 (APCM-5101) 05-21-1997
Voice Actor Original Drama Collection II (APCM-5103) 05-21-1997
Fortune Quest drama collection 2 (AYCM-581) 10-21-1997
Seiyuu Grand Prix Special CD 97 11-10-1997
Majima-kun Suttobasu (CRCP-15516) 01-21-1998
Real Bout Garou Densetsu 2 The Newcomers (PCCB-310) 04-17-1998
Shinmichike no Hitobito vol 2 (SVWC-3002) 06-20-1998
Fancy Lala Music Canvas page I 07-16-1998
The Sound of Silence (MECH-28102) 11-21-1998
Mahou no Stage Fancy Lala Final Best Selection 12-16-1998
Saber Marionette J to X Song Collection (KICA-444) 02-18-1999
Sensei no Ojikan 1 Jikanme (AVCT-15004) 07-07-1999
Sensei no Ojikan 2 Jikanme (AVCT-15009) 08-04-1999
L no Kisetsu (PCCB-399) 11-03-1999
Escaflowne Sound Drama Prologue 2 Gaea (VICL-60637) 10-21-2000
One Piece Music & Song Collection 3 12-21-2000
Shin'yuu -Dear Friends- (MMCC-3011) 03-21-2001
Dear Friends The Child Day (MMCC-3012) 06-27-2001
Beast of East (MMCC-4057) 07-23-2004

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 seiyu who voiced Miho Shinohara)
*Hiroi Ouji's Maruten Cha Cha Cha! (ongoing, co-hosted with seiyu Chisa Yokoyama and Sakura Taisen creator Ohji Hiroi)

Awards
Winner of the seiyu award in the 2003 Tokyo International Anime Fair


Character Informaton


Character Name: Artemis [family - given name]
Seiyuu (Voice Actor): Yamaguchi Kappei
First Appearance: Act 11 (Voice & Shadow)
Main Appearance: Act 12 (Appears fully)
Fur Color: White
Marks: Gold Crescent Moon on forehead
Eye Color: Green
Collar: Off-white collar with gold crescent moon
Other: Artemis is a plushie (toy). He is also able to talk and walk through CGI. He guides Minako.

Artemis Gallery:


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