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Jôji Yanami was born on August 30, 1931 in Tokyo Prefecture, Japan as Shigemitsu Shirato. He is an actor, known for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Dragon Ball GT (1996) and Dragon Ball Z (1989). See full bio »

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Dragon Ball GT Narrator / Narration / Kaiô
(1996-1997)
Dragon Ball Z Narration / Kaiô / Burîfu hakase / Babidi / Koku-O / Narrator / Grandfather Gohan
(1989-1996)
Dragon Ball Narrator / Narration / Kamesennin Muten Roshi
(1986-1989)

Filmography

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 2009-2015 Dragon Ball Z Kai (TV Series)
Narration / Kaiô / Burîfu hakase / ...
- Peace Has Returned! It's Time to Party! (2015) ... Narration (voice)
- Even Stronger! Goku's Dream Is Never Ending!! (2015) ... Narration (voice)
 2013 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods
Kaiô / Narration (voice)
 2011 Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi (Video Game)
Kaiô / Narrator (voice, as Jyoji Yanami)
 2010 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (Video Game)
Kaio-sama / Babidi / Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 2010 Doragon bôru: Sûpâ saiyajin zetsumetsu keikaku (Video short)
Kaio (voice)
 2010 Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team (Video Game)
Narration / Babidi / Kaio-sama (Japanese version, voice)
 2009-2010 InuYasha: The Final Act (TV Series)
Tôtôsai
- Ashita e (2010) ... Tôtôsai (voice)
- Naraku hakanaki nozomi (2010) ... Tôtôsai (voice)
- Jinsei no ichidaiji (2010) ... Tôtôsai (voice)
- Magatsuhi no janen (2010) ... Tôtôsai (voice)
- Seitonaru Keishosha (2010) ... Tôtôsai (voice)
 2009 Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (Video Game)
Babidi / Kaio / Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 2009 Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo (Video Game)
Narration (voice)
 2008 Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All Stars (Video Game)
Boyakki (voice)
 2008 Dragon Ball Z: Infinite World (Video Game)
Kaio-sama (Japanese version, voice)
 2008 Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens (TV Series)
Dokusasori-sensei
- Sukûru no megami (2008) ... Dokusasori-sensei (voice)
 2008 Dragon Ball: Hey! Son Goku and Friends Return!! (Short)
Narration / North Kaiô
 2008 Yattâman (TV Series)
Boyakkii
- Otankâmen no noroi da koron! (2008) ... Boyakkii (voice)
- Bakademîshou o toruno da koron! (2008) ... Boyakkii (voice)
- Naniwa no takoyakiô kettei da koron! (2008) ... Boyakkii (voice)
- Yattâman tanjou da koron! (2008) ... Boyakkii (voice)
 2007 Dragon ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Video Game)
Kaio-sama / Babidi / Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 D.Gray-man (TV Series)
Krory's Grandfather
- Watashi ga aishita kyûketsuki (2007) ... Krory's Grandfather (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 (Video Game)
Narrator / King Kai / Babidi (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 Super Dragon Ball Z (Video Game)
Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi (Video Game)
Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa (TV Series)
Store Owner
- The Afternoon Piano (2005) ... Store Owner (voice)
 2004 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (Video Game)
Narrator / Kaiô / Babidi (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Hot Shots Golf Fore! (Video Game)
Garuda (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Lupin III: Stolen Lupin (TV Movie)
Lumberjack
 1999-2004 One Piece: Wan pîsu (TV Series)
Gan Fall / Mayor Boodle
- Iza Seikai e!! Omoi ga Orinasu Saishuu Gakushou (2004) ... Gan Fall (voice)
- Ware Koko ni Itaru! Poneglyphs ga Tsumugu Mono (2004) ... Gan Fall (voice)
- Angel-tou Shoumetsu! Raigou Kourin no Kyoufu!! (2004) ... Gan Fall (voice)
 2001-2004 Inuyasha (TV Series)
Totosai / Tôtôsai
- Hosenki and the Last Shard (2004) ... Tôtôsai (voice)
- An Ancestor Named Kagome (2004) ... Tôtôsai (voice)
- Totosai's Rigid Training Recap (2002) ... Totosai (voice)
- Father's Old Enemy: Ryukotsusei (2001) ... Totosai (voice)
 2003 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 (Video Game)
Narrator / Babidi / Dr. Briefs (Japanese version, voice)
 2003 Lupin III: Operation Return the Treasure (TV Movie)
Mark Williams
 2003 Mazinkaiser vs Great Darkness General
Professor Yumi (voice)
 2003 Rumiko Takahashi Anthology (TV Series)
Pops
- Rôman no akindo (2003) ... Pops (voice)
 2002 Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale (Video Game)
Totosai (voice)
 2002 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai (Video Game)
King Kai (Japanese version, voice)
 2002 Magic Star Magical Emi: Light Behind the Clouds (Video short)
Yousuke Nakamori (voice)
 2001-2002 Digimon Tamers (TV Series)
Xuanwumon
- Shinka no Kagayaki, Shining Evolution (2002) ... Xuanwumon (voice)
- Maichiru Kyuukyoku no Hana! Sakuyamon Shinka (2001) ... Xuanwumon (voice)
- Ugokidashita Shin no Teki! Shiseijuu no Tatakai (2001) ... Xuanwumon (voice)
 2001 Matsumoto Leiji Three-Nine (Video Game)
Dr. Zero (voice)
 1992-2001 Bastard!! (TV Mini-Series short)
King of Meta-Rikana
- The Immortal King Di-Amon (2001) ... King of Meta-Rikana (voice)
- Thunder Empress Arshes Nei (2001) ... King of Meta-Rikana (voice)
- Ninja Master Gara (2001) ... King of Meta-Rikana (voice)
- Efreet the Fire Elemental (2001) ... King of Meta-Rikana (voice)
- Resurrection of the Warlock (1992) ... King of Meta-Rikana (voice)
 2001 Mazinkaiser (Video)
Professor Yumi
 2001 Doraemon: Nobita and the Winged Braves
Prime minister Ohtaka
 2000 Digimon Adventure 2 (TV Series)
Gennai
- Muteki gattai! Pairudoramon (2000) ... Gennai (Japanese version, voice)
 1999-2000 Digimon Adventure (TV Series)
Gennai
- Aratana Sekai (2000) ... Gennai (Japanese version, voice)
- Saigo no Ankoku Dejimon (2000) ... Gennai (Japanese version, voice)
- Seikenshi HôrîEnjemon (2000) ... Gennai (Japanese version, voice)
- Fukkatsu! Maô VenomuVandemon (1999) ... Gennai (Japanese version, voice)
- Kekkai Toppa! Zudomon Spâku! (1999) ... Gennai (Japanese version, voice)
 2000 Digimon Adventure: Our War Game! (Short)
Gennai (voice)
 2000 Kessen (Video Game)
Masanobu Honda (Japanese version, voice, as Joji Yanami)
 1999 Amazing Nurse Nanako (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Kuron
- Operation VI: The Last Spiral Part 2 (1999) ... Dr. Kuron (voice)
- Operation V: The Last Spiral Part 1 (1999) ... Dr. Kuron (voice)
- Operation III: The Psycho Patient (1999) ... Dr. Kuron (voice)
- Operation II: Memories of You (1999) ... Dr. Kuron (voice)
- Operation IV: Fire-Crackers (1999) ... Dr. Kuron (voice)
 1999 Twinbee Paradise (Video short)
Doctor mardock
 1999 Transformers: Beast Wars Metals (TV Series)
Seaclamp
 1999 Ape Escape (Video Game)
Professor
 1997 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Video Game)
Demon Familiar / N Demon Familiar (Japanese version, voice)
 1997 Tobal No. 2 (Video Game)
Fei Pusu (voice, as Jyouji Yanami)
 1996-1997 Dragon Ball GT (TV Series)
Narrator / Narration / Kaiô
- Saraba Gokuu... Mata Au Hi made (1997) ... Narrator (voice)
- Fusion!! Kyuukyoku no Super Gogeta (1997) ... Narrator
 1997 Maze (TV Series)
Magner
- The Ultimate Battle: Good Against Evil (1997) ... Magner (Japanese version, voice)
- The Strongest Lightning-Speed Couple (1997) ... Magner (Japanese version, voice)
 1997 Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (TV Movie)
Narration (voice)
 1996 Tobal No. 1 (Video Game)
Fei Pusu (voice)
 1996 Dragon Ball: The Path to Power
Narrator (voice)
 1989-1996 Dragon Ball Z (TV Series)
Narration / Kaiô / Burîfu hakase / ...
- Even Stronger!! Goku's Dream Is Super-Huge (1996) ... Narration (voice)
- I Am Uub! Now 10 Years Old, the Former Majin!? (1996) ... Narration (voice)
- Grandpa Goku! I Am Pan!! (1996) ... Narration (voice)
- You're Late, Goku! Everyone Party!! (1996) ... Narration / Grandfather Gohan (voice)
- Peace Returns!! Majin Buu, Champion of Justice!? (1995) ... Narration / Kaiô (voice)
 1995 Catnapped! The Movie
Hoi-Hoi
 1995 Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn
North Kaiô / Narration (Japanese version, voice)
 1994 Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture
Jubei Yanami (voice)
 1994 Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming
Narration (voice)
 1993 Downtown DX (TV Series)
Narration
 1993 Moldiver (TV Series short)
Amagi (voice)
 1993 New Dominion Tank Police (TV Series short)
Buaku
 1993 Taimu bokan ôdô fukko (Video)
Boyakkii / Dasainen / Domoke-Yakovitch / ... (voice)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z Gaiden: Saiya-jin Zetsumetsu Keikaku (Video)
Dr. Briefs / Narrator / North Kaio (voice)
 1993 Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle (Video)
Jubei Yamada (voice)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound
Kaiô-sama / Narration (voice)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan
Kaiô / Burîfu hakase / Narration (voice)
 1993 Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (TV Movie)
Narration (voice)
 1993 The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (TV Series)
Dr. Kitaguchi
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: Gather Together! Goku's World (Video short)
Kaio-sama (voice)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13
Narrator (voice)
 1992 Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler
Narration (voice)
 1991 Alice (Video)
Doctor
 1991 Kekko Kamen (TV Mini-Series)
Big Toenail of Satan
- Kekkô Kamen (1991) ... Big Toenail of Satan (voice)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge
Narration (voice)
 1991 Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug
Kaiô-sama / Narrator (voice)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (TV Movie)
Narrator / Planthorr (voice)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: Tree of Might
Kaiô-sama (voice)
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest
Narrator (voice)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1986-1989 Dragon Ball (TV Series)
Narrator / Narration / Kamesennin Muten Roshi
- Moeru Furaipan yama! Isshun no kesshikô (1989) ... Narrator (voice)
- Isoge Gokû! Gogyôzan no nazo (1989) ... Narrator (voice)
- Chichi no hanayome shugyô no okage desu (1989) ... Narrator (voice)
- Maboroshi no hikuidori (1989) ... Narrator
- Honô no naka no uedingu doresu (1989) ... Narrator
 1989 Chimpui (TV Series)
Wanderyu
 1989 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (TV Series)
Gerlach
- Attack on the Empire (1989) ... Gerlach (voice)
- Kastrop Rebellion (1989) ... Gerlach (voice)
 1988 Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure
Narrator (voice)
 1988 Dominion Tank Police (TV Series)
Buaku
- ACT-I "Crime Brigade" (1988) ... Buaku (voice)
 1988 Xanadu Dragonslayer Densetsu
Archbishop Taston (voice)
 1987-1988 Grimm Masterpiece Theatre (TV Series)
Dog
- Snow White: Part 4 (1988) ... (voice)
- Snow White: Part 3 (1988) ... (voice)
- Snow White: Part 2 (1987) ... (voice)
- Bureemen no ongaku tai (1987) ... Dog (voice)
 1987 Saint Seiya (TV Series)
Chôrô
- Ikki! Tsubasa o mogareta fushicho (1987) ... Chôrô (voice)
 1987 Neo Tokyo (segment "Kôji chûshi meirei") (voice)
 1987 Dream Dimension Gentleman (Video)
Old Doctor
 1986 Delpower X Bakuhatsu Miracle Genki! (Video short)
Tatsuemon Yanami
 1986 Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies
Narrator (voice)
 1986 Magical Emi Droning in Chorus of Cicadas (Video short)
Yousuke Nakamori (voice)
 1986 Ginga tansa 2100-nen: Bôdâ puranetto (TV Movie)
Acetylene Lamp (voice)
 1986 Ai City
Ti (voice)
 1986 Maple Town (TV Series)
Clark Ryan
- Patei no kodomo shinbun (1986) ... Clark Ryan (voice)
- Biibaa ie no natsu (1986) ... Clark Ryan (voice)
- Kodomo dakeno machi (1986) ... Clark Ryan (voice)
- Haro! Akachan (1986) ... Clark Ryan (voice)
- Ai wo yobu tegami (1986) ... Clark Ryan (voice)
 1986 Fist of the North Star
Galf (voice)
 1985-1986 Magic Star Magical Emi (TV Series)
Yousuke Nakamori
- Sayonara yumeiro magician (1986) ... Yousuke Nakamori (voice)
- Tamerai no kisetsu (1986) ... Yousuke Nakamori (voice)
- Kitakaze ni hitoribocchi (1986) ... Yousuke Nakamori (voice)
- Yousei no mori he youkoso! (1986) ... Yousuke Nakamori (voice)
- Ai to kanashimi no karintou (1986) ... Yousuke Nakamori (voice)
 1985 Gegege no Kitarô (TV Series)
Ittan Momen
 1985 Akuma Shima no prince: Mittsu-me ga tooru (TV Movie)
Hige Oyaji (voice)
 1982-1985 Urusei yatsura (TV Series)
Goblin / The Abbot / Rabbit
- Pool Spooks! Burning with Forbidden Love (1984) ... Goblin (voice)
- Seeing Shangri-La as a Hell Camp! (1983) ... Rabbit (voice)
- Goblin in Distress, Yearning for People (1982) ... Goblin (voice)
 1985 Gu-Gu Ganmo
Ayumi's Nanny (voice)
 1984 Kinnikuman: Ôabare! Seigi chôjin
Horumon Yâki
 1984 Birth
Jii (voice)
 1984 Magical Angel Creamy Mami (TV Series)
Bari Bari (Time manager)
- Hashire yu! Kame yori mo hayaku (1984) ... Bari Bari (Time manager) (voice)
 1984 Gu-Gu Ganmo (TV Series)
Ayumi's Nanny (voice)
 1984 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Gikkuri (voice)
 1983 Aesop's Fables
Tortoise (voice)
 1983 Madame Peppermint (TV Series)
Pot Bjorn (1983-1985) (voice)
 1983 Itadakiman (TV Series)
Dasinen (voice)
 1983 Super Jockey (TV Series)
Narration
 1982 Sasuga no sarutobi (TV Series)
Happosai sarutobi (voice)
 1982 Arcadia of My Youth: Infinite Course SSX (TV Series)
Doctor (voice)
 1982 The Wizard of Oz
Tin Woodman (voice)
 1982 Patalliro! (TV Series)
Minister (voice)
 1982 Gyakuten Ippatsu-man (TV Series)
Kosuinen (voice)
 1981 Kyofu densetsu: Kaiki! Furankenshutain (TV Movie)
Inspector Belbo (voice)
 1981 Swan Lake
Minister (voice)
 1980-1981 Magical Girl Lalabelle (TV Series)
Sakuzo Tachibana
- I Love Humans (1981) ... Sakuzo Tachibana (voice)
- Sayonara wa ai no Melody (1981) ... Sakuzo Tachibana (voice)
- The Mysterious Messenger from Space (1981) ... Sakuzo Tachibana (voice)
- Chiba, the Digging Stray Dog (1981) ... Sakuzo Tachibana (voice)
- The American Girl (1981) ... Sakuzo Tachibana (voice)
 1981 Yattodetaman (TV Series)
Julie Kokematsu (voice)
 1980 Space Cruiser Yamato III (TV Series)
Mother Shalibart Devotee, Old Pilgrim
 1977-1980 Lupin the 3rd (TV Series)
Danchone / Ginesu / Doctor
- 1980 Moscow Revelation (1980) ... Danchone (voice)
- The Terrifying Chameleon Man (1979) ... Ginesu (voice)
- The Great San Francisco Chase (1977) ... Doctor (voice)
 1980 Toward the Terra
Doctor (voice)
 1980 Rescueman (TV Series)
Sekobitchi (voice)
 1980 The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (TV Series)
Ten (voice)
 1979 Misha the Bearcub (TV Series)
Officer Todo
 1979 Zendaman (TV Series)
Topokke (voice)
 1978 Space Pirate Captain Harlock (TV Series)
Doctor Zero
- The Jolly Roger of Space (1978) ... Doctor Zero (voice)
 1977 Yatterman (TV Series)
Boyakki (voice)
 1977 The Mouse and His Child (Japanese version, voice)
 1977 Jettaa marusu (TV Series)
Tawashi
 1976 UFO Robot Grendizer vs. Great Mazinger (Short)
Dr. Umon
 1975 Akumaizer 3 the Movie (Short)
Gabura (voice)
 1975 Akumaizâ surî (TV Series)
Gabura (voice)
 1975 Grandizer (TV Series)
Dr. Genzo Umon
- Kabuto koji to deeku furiido (1975) ... Dr. Genzo Umon (Japanese version, voice)
 1975 Time bokan (TV Series)
Grocky (voice)
 1974 Great Mazinger (TV Series)
Professor Yumi (voice)
 1974 Getter Robo (Short)
 1974 Mazinger Z vs. The Great General of Darkness (Short)
Professor Gennosuke Yumi (voice)
 1974 Hoshi no ko Chobin (TV Series)
Owl (voice)
 1974 Mazinger Z vs. Doctor Hell (Short)
Professor Gennosuke Yumi
 1973-1974 Cutie Honey (TV Series)
Takeshi Kisaragi
- Namida wa tanima no okubukai (1974) ... Takeshi Kisaragi (voice)
- Yume wo saku kuroi hasami (1973) ... Takeshi Kisaragi (voice)
- Kurenai no sora wa akuma no noroi (1973) ... Takeshi Kisaragi (voice)
- Kuroi tsuma ga haato tsukamu (1973) ... Takeshi Kisaragi (voice)
 1973 Mazinger Z vs. Devilman (Short)
Pochi (voice)
 1973 Robot Detective (TV Series)
- Akuma no En ni Ki o Tsukero! (1973) ... (voice)
 1973 Wansa-kun (TV Series)
Lupin (voice)
 1972 TranZor Z (TV Series)
Prof. Yumi (voice)
 1972 Devilman (TV Series)
Pochi (voice)
 1972 Triton of the Sea (TV Series)
Ippei
 1971 Animal Treasure Island
Baron (voice)
 1970 Tomorrow's Joe (TV Series)
Tonkichi
 1967-1970 Pyun Pyun Maru (TV Series)
Chief
- Kaito surumeika emon (1970) ... Chief (voice)
- Yakyuu Ninja to Kaizoku-chan (1970) ... Chief (voice)
- Kochirao tenki 110-ban (1970) ... Chief (voice)
- Docchi modocchi (1970) ... Chief (voice)
- Kin no tamago dayo-n (1970) ... Chief (voice, credit only)
 1969 Kyojin no hoshi (voice)
 1969 Sobakasu Pucchi (TV Series)
Uruji (voice)
 1968 Saibôgu 009 (TV Series)
Dr. Isaac Gilmore (voice)
 1968 Kyojin no hoshi (TV Series)
Ban Chuuta (voice)
 1967 Mahô tsukai Sarî (TV Series)
- Otenba doraibu (1967) ... (voice)
- Papa wa nise mono (1967) ... (voice)
- Papa wa otenkiya (1967) ... (voice)
 1967 Cyborg 009: Underground Duel
Dr. Isaac Gilmore (voice)
 1967 Shônen Jakku to Mahô-tsukai
Additional Voices (voice)
 1966 Tobidase! Bacchiri (TV Series)
Princible Gappori (voice)
 1966 Cyborg 009
Dr. Isaac Gilmore (voice)
 1966 Osomatsu-kun (TV Series)
Father (voice)
 1965 Hustle Punch (TV Series)
Professor Gari-Gari (voice)
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Alternate Names:

George Yanami | Joji Yanami | Jyoji Yanami | Jyouji Yanami

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Star Sign:

Virgo

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