Fist of the North Star's Raoh Voice Actor Kenji Utsumi Passes Away
Kenji Utsumi, the voice actor best known for Raoh in Fist of the North Star, passed away in a Tokyo hospital on Thursday, June 13 at 3:01 p.m. due to cancerous peritonitis. He was 75.
Utsumi was born in Kitakyushu City, and he became known for Papa in Mahōtsukai Sally, Senbei in Dr. Slump, and character voices with low bass registers. His other roles include Alex Louis Armstrong in both the first Fullmetal Alchemist anime and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Ookami Shonen Ken's One-Eyed Jack, Soreike! Anpanman's Kurayamiman, and Millard Johnson in Macross Plus. He also dubbed over the films of Steve McQueen and Jack Nicholson and served as the narrator for television programs.