Tesshō Genda
Genda Tessho
Birth NameMitsuo Yokoi
BirthdateMay 20 1948 (1948-05-20) (age 69)
BirthplaceOkayama Prefecture, Japan
OccupationActor, seiyū
Notable Credit(s)Dr. Slump Arale-chan
as Suppaman
Dragon Ball
as Shu and General White
as Optimus Prime
City Hunter
as Umibozu
as Ryusaku
as Kurama
Batman: Gotham Knight
as Batman
Iron Man: Rise of Technovore and Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher
as The Punisher
Official Website81 Produce

Tesshō Genda (玄田哲章 Genda Tesshō) born May 20, 1948, is a prolific Japanese seiyu who was born in Okayama prefecture, Japan. He is most famous for providing the Japanese voice of the famous Transformer, Optimus Prime (Convoy in Japan). More recently, he plays the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox in Naruto.

In February 2010, he received a Merit Awards from the 4th Seiyū Awards.[1]

His Roles in Hokuto no Ken Include :

Hokuto no Ken TV animeEdit

Hokuto no Ken 2Edit

Shin Kyūseishu Densetsu Hokuto no Ken: Kenshirō DenEdit

External linksEdit


  1. "Some of the 4th Annual Seiyū Award Winners Revealed". Anime News Network (February 16, 2010). Retrieved on February 16, 2010.

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