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-> [[Anime/ShinMazinger '''ENERGER! ZEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETTO!!!''']]

One of the most revered veteran seiyuus ever. Tesshō Genda (real name: Mitsuo Yokoi) is known for his gruff, heavy voice which makes him quite the go guy for gung-ho, big guy roles or at least those fulfilling the MightyGlacier role. He's also quite the MemeticBadass, mostly due to his dub roles as two very very famous Western Animation roles: [[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman]] and [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers Optimus Prime]]. In his seiyuu career, he is often landed with roles that shares [[RelationshipVoiceActor relationship]] with Creator/AkioOhtsuka.

[[RealMenWearPink He's also into ballet]], and is popularly known as "Pirouette Genda."

As a veteran voice actor with gruff voice, it is not really that surprising that he's usually the go-guy to Japanese-dub characters played by Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.

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!!Roles done by Tesshō Genda:
* Adon Coborlwitz in ''Anime/Berserk1997''
* Ash-Far in ''VideoGame/{{Valis}} IV''.
* Franchise/{{Batman}} in many ''Batman'' cartoons.
** In ''WesternAnimation/TheBatman'', however, he's the voice of Mister Freeze.
* Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson) in the TV Asahi dub of the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' trilogy
* Blastoise ("Kamex" in Japanese) in the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime and the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' series, in possibly one of the coolest non-ironic examples of PokemonSpeak.
* Bobby (Goodfeathers) in ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}''
* Bowler Hat Guy in ''WesternAnimation/MeetTheRobinsons''
* Captain Tenille Imposter in the ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure TV Anime''
* Cleon in the Japanese dub of ''Film/TheWarriors''
* Convoy (Optimus Prime) in ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'' and ''Anime/TransformersHeadmasters'' (also reprising his role to dub him in the [[Film/TransformersFilmSeries live-action films]] and ''WebAnimation/TheTransformersTitansReturn''.) Also voices Omega Supreme and Professor Terranova in the cartoon.
** Also, [[{{God}} Primus]] in the Anime/UnicronTrilogy. Who better than the voice of the first Optimus Prime to play the god of all Transformers?
** [[CoolStarship Omega Supreme]] in the Japanese dub of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated''.
* Daijirou Go in ''Anime/VoltesV''
* Dan Dastun in ''Anime/TheBigO''
* The Devil in the Japanese dub of ''VideoGame/{{Cuphead}}''
* Doc [=McCoy=] in ''Anime/{{Dallos}}''
* [[BigBad Edgar the Bug]] and Frank the Pug in the Nippon TV and DVD/VHS dubs of ''Film/MenInBlack'' respectively
* E.P. Arnold Royalton in the Japanese dub of ''Film/SpeedRacer''
* [[spoiler:[[Manga/LinebarrelsOfIron Deus Ex Machina]]]] in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsUX''
* Gadeis in ''VideoGame/{{Ys}} IV: The Dawn of Ys''
* Gally Gregman in ''VideoGame/EvilZone''
* Emperor Ganishka in ''VideoGame/BerserkAndTheBandOfTheHawk''
* Foghorn Leghorn in the Japanese dub of ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes''
* ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} in the mid-nineties WOWOW dub of ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' ([[TheOtherDarrin Darrined]] by Creator/{{Chafurin}} in the 2003 Cartoon Network dub)
* George Costanza (Jason Alexander) in the Japanese television dub of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' ([[TheOtherDarrin Darrined]] by Hiroshi Iwasaki in the DVD dub)
* Gorisaki Banana in ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGobusters'' ('''"[[SayMyName RYUUUUJI!!]]"''')
* Grunbeld in ''VideoGame/BerserkMillenniumFalconHenSeimaSenkiNoSho''
* [[VideoGame/StreetFighterII Guile]] in ''Anime/StreetFighterIIV'' and ''VideoGame/StreetFighterEX''
** Zangief in ''[[VideoGame/CapcomVsSNKMillenniumFight2000 Capcom vs. SNK]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/CapcomVsSNK2MarkOfTheMillennium Capcom vs. SNK 2]]''
*** [[VideoGame/FinalFight Mike Haggar]] and [[VideoGame/ForgottenWorlds Unknown Soldier 2P]] in ''VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom''
*** General Bison (Creator/RaulJulia) in the VHS/DVD dub of the ''Film/StreetFighter'' film (where he kept his DubNameChange from the overseas versions of the games).
* [[Characters/SuperRobotWarsJudgment Gu-Landon Goetz]] in ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration: Moon Dwellers''
* UsefulNotes/HondaTadakatsu in ''VideoGame/{{Onimusha}} 3'' and later ''VideoGame/{{Nioh}}''
* Inspector Gadget in the 80s ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' series
* [[BigBad Howling]] in ''Anime/SuitePrettyCure'' [[TheMovie movie]]
* Jack in the first ''Manga/ViolenceJack'' OVA
* James Links in ''VideoGame/ZoneOfTheEnders: Dolores, i''
* Kaido in ''Anime/OnePiece''
* Karl Gustav Kempff in ''Anime/LegendOfGalacticHeroes''
* Kelly Layzner in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam0083StardustMemory''
* Kensaku Kira in ''Anime/GodSigma''
* Kratos in the Japanese version of the ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' series and for his appearance in ''VideoGame/PlayStationAllStarsBattleRoyale.''
* [[spoiler:[[SealedBadassInACan Kurama]]]]/[[SealedInsideAPersonShapedCan The Nine-Tailed Fox]] in ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''
* Mayor Lioneart in ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}''.
* Lu Buwei in ''Manga/{{Kingdom}}''
* Lucas in ''WesternAnimation/{{Cybersix}}''
* Ludo the Yeti in the Japanese dub of ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}''
* Lunar's Papa in ''Manga/MyBrideIsAMermaid'' ('''[[ShoutOut I'll]] [[ActorAllusion be]] [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} back!]]''')
* Mace Windu in the Japanese dub of the ''Franchise/StarWars'' franchise
* Marcellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) in the Japanese dub of ''Film/PulpFiction''
* [[ShoutOut Masculimus]] in ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt''
* [[VideoGame/{{Halo}} Master Chief]] in the Japanese dub of "The Package" from ''Anime/HaloLegends''
* Mayor Manx in the Japanese dub of ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats''
* Metal Knight in ''Manga/OnePunchMan''
* Mighty Kongman/Bruiser Khang in ''VideoGame/TalesOfDestiny''
** Largo the Black Lion in ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss''
* Moguro Fukuzou/"The Laughing Salesman" in ''[[Manga/LaughingSalesman Laughing Salesmen NEW]]''.
* Morpheus in ''Franchise/TheMatrix'' films.
* Muk and Luk in the Japanese dub of ''WesternAnimation/{{Balto}}''
* The '''[[LargeHam HAMMY]]''' {{Narrator}} and Cross in ''Anime/ShinMazinger''
** Possibly a ShoutOut to the earlier Creator/GoNagai OVA ''Abashiri Ikka (The Abashiri Family)'', where he is both the '''HAMMY''' {{Narrator}} and voice of Naojiro Abashiri, a cyborg who Cross very much resembles...
* Officer Landers in ''WesternAnimation/MonsterHouse''
* Orin Scrivello (Creator/SteveMartin) in the Japanese dub of ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors''
* [[BigBad Emperor Pierrot]] in ''Anime/SmilePrettyCure''
* [[CrossDressingVoices Popuko]] in ''Manga/PopTeamEpic''[[labelnote:*]]episode 4 only[[/labelnote]]
* President Schwarzenegger in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie''.
* Rodin in the ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'' anime film
* Rune God Selece in ''Manga/MagicKnightRayearth''
* Ryusaku in ''Manga/{{Akira}}''
* [[ButtMonkey Shuu]] in ''Manga/DragonBall'' and ''Anime/DragonBallSuper''
** [[BigBad Bojack]] and [[BigBad Janemba]] in the ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' movies
* Sleggar Law in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam''
** Dozle Zabi in the more recent video games such as ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriorsGundam 3'' and ''Gundam Memories'' (succeeding the late Creator/DaisukeGori)
* Stacker Pentecost (Creator/IdrisElba) in the Japanese dub of ''Film/PacificRim''
* Takeda Shingen in the ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' series ('''"[[SayMyName YUKI]][[MemeticMutation MURAAA!!!]]"''')
** Also Moloch in ''Manga/YondemasuYoAzazelSan'', spawning a number of fanarts of Moloch in Shingen's outfit.
* Taurus Aldebaran in ''Manga/SaintSeiya'' ('''" [[BlownAcrossTheRoom GREAT HORNS!!!!!]]"''')
* Teisel Bonne in the ''VideoGame/MegaManLegends'' series
* Tigger in the ''Franchise/WinnieThePooh'' franchise and the ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' series
* [[DragonInChief Younger Toguro]] in ''Manga/YuYuHakusho''
* Tor in ''WesternAnimation/MightyOrbots''
* Tsuyoshi Mokoyama in ''Manga/YakitateJapan''
* Tsuyoshi "Mukoukki" Seido in ''Anime/{{GoLion}}''
* Umibozu in ''Manga/CityHunter''
* Vandham in ''VideoGame/XenobladeChronicles2''
* Weaver in ''WesternAnimation/{{Antz}}''
* War Machine in ''WesternAnimation/IronMan''
* Yang Fang Leiden in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV DS''
* Yapool in ''Series/UltramanMebius''
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