- ) is a male seiyū
, Fukuoka Prefecture
Some of his most notable projects have been Ranma ½ as Genma Saotome, Mahōjin Guru Guru as Kita Kita Oyaji, Case Closed as Professor Hiroshi Agasa, Atashin'chi as Father, and InuYasha as Myōga.
The work in which he voiced the most characters was in the Super Robot Wars series. He used to work at Aoni Production and now is working at Production Baobab.
Kenichi Ogata was born to Japanese comedian Kenichi Enomoto
on March 29
. After graduating junior high school, Ogata studied cooking, and then went to high school, where he aimed to be a comedy performer, and worked for some theatrical companies. His voice acting debut was in Mazinger Z
, and has been voice acting since.
He is known for his unique soft voice, but also for his astringent and villain roles, and has an established reputation for his role in Tensai Bakabon.
Voice actress Megumi Hayashibara pronounced him as the "Father of the seiyuu world".