List of Ranma ½ characters

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The Ranma ½ manga series features a cast of characters created by Rumiko Takahashi.wikipedia
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Kappei Yamaguchi

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Male Ranma voiced by: Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese) ; Sarah Strange (English, Viz Media dub; seasons 1-3), Richard Ian Cox (English, Viz Media dub; after season 3), Darren Pleavin (English, Animax Asia dub); Luq Hamet (French); Clemens Ostermann (German); Massimiliano Alto (Italian); Su-Jin Kang (Korean); Luis Daniel Ramirez (Spanish)
Other roles included the male Ranma Saotome in Ranma ½, the eponymous character in Inuyasha and L in Death Note.

Megumi Hayashibara

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Female Ranma voiced by: Megumi Hayashibara (Japanese, also young Ranma) ; Brigitta Dau (English, Viz Media dub; until episode 6), Venus Terzo (English, Viz Media dub; after episode 6), Andrea Kwan (English, Animax Asia dub); Barbara Tissier (French); Jeong-Hwa Yang (Korean); Irma Carmona (Spanish)
Hayashibara later auditioned for Ranma ½ expecting to be cast as Akane Tendo, but was cast as the female half of Ranma Saotome instead.

Kenichi Ogata (voice actor)

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Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata (Japanese); Robert O Smith (English; Viz Media dub), Dave Bridges (English; Animax Asia dub); Serge Bourrier (French); Thomas Rauscher (German); Michele Kalamera (Italian)
Some of his most notable projects have been Ranma ½ as Genma Saotome, Mahōjin Guru Guru as Kita Kita Oyaji, Detective Conan as Professor Hiroshi Agasa, Atashin'chi as Father, InuYasha as Myōga, Kirby: Right Back at Ya! as King Dedede, and the Ganbare Goemon series as Ebisumaru.

Noriko Hidaka

Voiced by: Noriko Hidaka (Japanese); Myriam Sirois (English; Viz Media dub), Claudia Thomas (English; Animax Asia dub); Magali Barney (French); Stella Musy (Italian); Min-Jeong Yeo (Korean); Tatiane Kelpmair (Portuguese); Patricia Acevedo (Spanish), Rosy Aguiire (Spanish), Victoria Ramos (Spanish)
She played Akane Tendo in Ranma ½, Satsuki Kusakabe in My Neighbor Totoro, Near in Death Note, Seta Sōjirō in Rurouni Kenshin, Jean Roque Raltique in Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water and Kikyo in Inuyasha and also Kotori's mom in Love Live! School Idol Project both seasons in anime series, as well in 2015 films.

Richard Ian Cox

Richard Cox
Male Ranma voiced by: Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese) ; Sarah Strange (English, Viz Media dub; seasons 1-3), Richard Ian Cox (English, Viz Media dub; after season 3), Darren Pleavin (English, Animax Asia dub); Luq Hamet (French); Clemens Ostermann (German); Massimiliano Alto (Italian); Su-Jin Kang (Korean); Luis Daniel Ramirez (Spanish)
He is most commonly known for his voice work of Bit Cloud in Zoids: New Century Zero, Ranma Saotome (male) in the later seasons of Ranma ½, and as the title character of InuYasha, which are both series based on the original manga works of Rumiko Takahashi.

Masako Ikeda

Voiced by: Masako Ikeda (Japanese); Lisa Bunting (English, Viz Media dub)
She is most known for the roles of Reika "Ochoufujin" Ryuuzaki in Aim for the Ace!, Nodoka Saotome in Ranma 1/2, Maetel in Galaxy Express 999 and Michiko in Harmagedon.

Ryūsuke Ōbayashi

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Voiced by: Ryusuke Obayashi (Japanese); David Kaye (English, Viz Media dub), Russell Wait (English, Animax Asia dub); Giovanni Petrucci (Italian); Bardo Miranda (Spanish)
Some of his best known roles include Soun Tendo in Ranma ½ and Captain Kiichi Goto in Patlabor.

Minami Takayama

Voiced by: Minami Takayama (Japanese); Angela Costain (English; Viz Media dub), Saffron Henderson (English, singing; Viz Media dub), Elaine Wotten Costain (English, Viz Media dub; fill-in), Candice Moore (English; Animax Asia dub); Emanuela D'Amico (Italian)
She is best known for her roles in Kiki's Delivery Service as both Kiki and Ursula, Ranma ½ as Nabiki Tendo, Moomin as Moomin, Yaiba as Yaiba Kurogane, Nintama Rantarō as Rantarō Inadera, Danganronpa series as Hajime Hinata/Izuru Kamukura and Detective Conan as Conan Edogawa.

Kikuko Inoue

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Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue (Japanese); Willow Johnson (English, Viz Media dub), Andrea Kwan (English, Animax Asia dub); Christine Stichler (German)
Kasumi Tendo is an older sister who has taken over domestic duties after the death of her mother, and who acts as a counterbalance to the more rambunctious members of her family.

Myriam Sirois

Voiced by: Noriko Hidaka (Japanese); Myriam Sirois (English; Viz Media dub), Claudia Thomas (English; Animax Asia dub); Magali Barney (French); Stella Musy (Italian); Min-Jeong Yeo (Korean); Tatiane Kelpmair (Portuguese); Patricia Acevedo (Spanish), Rosy Aguiire (Spanish), Victoria Ramos (Spanish)
Myriam Sirois (born February 2, 1975) is a Canadian actress and voice actress, mainly known for being the voice of Akane Tendo in the English version of Ranma ½.

Rei Sakuma

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Voiced by: Rei Sakuma (Japanese); Cathy Weseluck (English, Viz Media dub), Candice Moore (English, Animax Asia dub); Ilaria Stagni (Italian); Mi-Sook Jeong (Korean)
She is best known in Japan for her voice work in the long running children's series Soreike! Anpanman; her most famous role in the English-speaking world, however, is probably as the Chinese Amazon Shampoo in Ranma ½.

Hammerspace

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In panda form, he communicates by writing on wooden signs which he seems to pull out of a type of hammerspace in that form.
It is believed by some that the term "Hammerspace" itself was coined based on the Ranma ½ character Akane Tendo due to the fan perception that she has a tendency to produce large hammers from nowhere.

Cathy Weseluck

Voiced by: Rei Sakuma (Japanese); Cathy Weseluck (English, Viz Media dub), Candice Moore (English, Animax Asia dub); Ilaria Stagni (Italian); Mi-Sook Jeong (Korean)
She has provided the voice of Mirai Yashima in Mobile Suit Gundam, Dorothy Catalonia and Catherine Bloom in Gundam Wing, Near in Death Note, Cybersix in Cybersix, Shampoo in Ranma ½, Kagome's mother in InuYasha, Verne in U.B.O.S., Misa Takatsuki in Project ARMS, and Kid Trunks, Chaotzu, and Puar in Dragonball Z (among many others).

Willow Johnson

Voiced by: Kikuko Inoue (Japanese); Willow Johnson (English, Viz Media dub), Andrea Kwan (English, Animax Asia dub); Christine Stichler (German)
She is best known for voicing Kasumi Tendo in the Ranma ½ series, Lalah Sune in the Mobile Suit Gundam series, Kikyo in the InuYasha series, and Starlight in the My Little Pony Tales series.

Brad Swaile

Voiced by: Toshihiko Seki (Japanese); Brad Swaile (English, Viz Media dub); Francesco Bulckaen (Italian); Jose Antonio Macias (Spanish)
In the 1990s, he voiced Mousse in Ranma ½ and Teen Gohan in the Ocean dub of Dragon Ball Z.

Hirotaka Suzuoki

Voiced by: Hirotaka Suzuoki (Japanese), Koji Tsujitani (Japanese, fill in for episodes 65, 66, 68 & OVA 13); Ted Cole (English, Viz Media dub), Russell Wait (English, Animax Asia dub); Manuel Straube (German); Christian Iansante (Italian); Hwan-Jin Kim (Korean); Gabriel Gama (Spanish), Luis Daniel Ramirez (Spanish)
His best known roles include Mobile Suit Gundam (Bright Noa), Captain Tsubasa (Kojirou Hyuga), Saint Seiya (Dragon Shiryū), Dragon Ball (Tenshinhan), The Transformers (Starscream), Ranma ½ (Tatewaki Kuno), Rurouni Kenshin (Saitō Hajime), Pokémon (Giovanni), and Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3 (Banjō Haran).

Venus Terzo

Female Ranma voiced by: Megumi Hayashibara (Japanese, also young Ranma) ; Brigitta Dau (English, Viz Media dub; until episode 6), Venus Terzo (English, Viz Media dub; after episode 6), Andrea Kwan (English, Animax Asia dub); Barbara Tissier (French); Jeong-Hwa Yang (Korean); Irma Carmona (Spanish)

Natsuna Watanabe

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Portrayed by: Kento Kaku (male Ranma), Natsuna Watanabe (female Ranma)

Saeko Shimazu

Voiced by: Saeko Shimazu (Japanese); Teryl Rothery (English, Viz Media dub; seasons 1-4), Erin Fitzgerald (English, Viz Media dub; season 5), Sylvia Zaradic (English, Viz Media dub; seasons 6-7), Candice Moore (English; Animax Asia dub); Julia Haacke (German); Rocio Prado (Spanish)
Shimazu is notable for having had voice roles in all four of the major anime television series based on the works of Rumiko Takahashi - she played Shinobu Miyake in Urusei Yatsura, Sayoko Kuroki in Maison Ikkoku, Kodachi Kuno in Ranma ½, and Abi-hime in InuYasha.

Ailurophobia

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Ranma also has an extreme fear of cats resulting from when his father trained him in the misconcepted 'Cat Fu' technique.
In the 1989 anime Ranma 1/2 the main character Ranma Saotome has a fear of cats.

Scott McNeil

Voiced by: Tatsuyuki Jinnai (Japanese); Scott McNeil (English; Viz Media dub); Carlos Del Campo (Spanish)
He then provided the voice of Duo Maxwell on Mobile Suit Gundam Wing and Principal Kuno on Ranma ½.

Hiromi Tsuru

Voiced by: Hiromi Tsuru (Japanese); Kelly Sheridan (English; Viz Media dub), Candice Moore (English; Animax Asia dub); Anna Carlsson (German); Francesca Fiorentini (Italian); Gaby Willer (Spanish)
Also known for her roles as Ukyo Kuonji (Ranma ½), Dokin-chan (Soreike! Anpanman), Madoka Ayukawa (Kimagure Orange Road), Miyuki Kashima (Miyuki), Reiko Mikami (Ghost Sweeper Mikami), Meryl Strife (Trigun) and Naomi Hunter (Metal Gear series) and Oyone-baasan (Chibi Maruko-chan).

Paul Dobson (actor)

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Voiced by: Ichiro Nagai (Japanese); Paul Dobson (English; Viz Media dub), Victor Lee (English; Animax Asia dub); Serge Bourrier (French); Hwan-Jin Kim (Korean); Osman Ragheb (Spanish)
He is best known as Naraku and Myoga from InuYasha, Doctor Doom from Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes, Juggernaut from X-Men Evolution, Happosai from Ranma ½, Enzo Matrix from ReBoot, Folken Fanel from the Ocean dub of Escaflowne, Zarbon from the Ocean dub of Dragon Ball Z, Graveheart from Shadow Raiders, various characters from several Transformers series (Beast Machines, Armada, Energon and Cybertron), Moo from Monster Rancher, Graham Aker from Mobile Suit Gundam 00 series, Sensei Wu from Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu and various voices in Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War video game series.

Kelly Sheridan

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Voiced by: Hiromi Tsuru (Japanese); Kelly Sheridan (English; Viz Media dub), Candice Moore (English; Animax Asia dub); Anna Carlsson (German); Francesca Fiorentini (Italian); Gaby Willer (Spanish)

Robert O. Smith

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Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata (Japanese); Robert O Smith (English; Viz Media dub), Dave Bridges (English; Animax Asia dub); Serge Bourrier (French); Thomas Rauscher (German); Michele Kalamera (Italian)