Junko Takeuchi

Junko Takeuchi (竹内 順子, Takeuchi Junko, born April 5, 1972) is a Japanese actress and voice actress employed by Ogipro The Next Co. Inc. Taking a well-trod path by many voice actresses, she often voices young male characters with generally very quirky and goofy personalities. One of her most well-known roles include Naruto Uzumaki from the popular anime series Naruto. She has played Takuya Kanbara in Digimon Frontier, Rin Natsuki/Cure Rouge in Yes! PreCure 5, Metabee in Medabots, Mamoru Endou in Inazuma Eleven, Gon Freecss in the 1999 version of Hunter × Hunter, and is the voice of Gumball Watterson in the Japanese dubbing of The Amazing World of Gumball.

Junko Takeuchi
竹内 順子
Junko Takeuchi - Dimanche - Japan Expo 2013 - P1670498.jpg
Junko Takeuchi in 2013
Born (1972-04-05) April 5, 1972 (age 47)
Years active1996–present
AgentOgipro The Next Co. Inc.
Notable work
Naruto as Naruto Uzumaki
Height151 cm (4 ft 11 in)
Kenji Hamada (m. 2006)

Personal lifeEdit

She is the youngest of three children. As a child she studied ballet and piano for seven and a half years. She enrolled in 1991 at Nihon University, College of Art but dropped out two years later. For several years she worked as shoe salesperson and gave piano lessons at a private school in Tokyo. Originally she wanted to work in a bank office. In 1996 she joined BQ MAP Theater Company where she had several stage appearances. She met Kenji Hamada in 1999. They were married in 2006. Their first child was born in 2012 and the second in 2017. She owns three cats.



Year Title Role
1997 Rurouni Kenshin Honjō Kamatari
Photon Photon Earth
1998 Beast Wars II: Super Life-Form Transformers Moon
1999 Super Life-Form Transformers: Beast Wars Neo Break
Digimon Adventure Gomamon
Hunter × Hunter (1999) Gon Freecss
Medabots Metabee
2000 Digimon Adventure 02 Gomamon
Medabots Damashii Metabee
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Mokuba Kaiba
2001 Dennō Bōkenki Webdiver Naoki
Read or Die Fabre
Ask Dr. Rin! Yue Konishi, Tenshin
Captain Tsubasa Takeshi Sawada (young), Hajime Taki (young)
2002 Naruto Naruto Uzumaki, Akamaru
Digimon Frontier Takuya Kanbara
Hanada Shōnen-shi Hanada Tokuko
2003 Zatch Bell! Maruss, Ted
2004 Monster Dieter
Kakurenbo Hikora
Major Okamura Trio
2005 Onegai My Melody Kuromi
Absolute Boy Wakkun
2006 Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash Star Kenta Hoshino
Princess Princess Kei, Megumi Yoshikawa
Ouran High School Host Club Shiro Takaouji
Saru Get You -On Air- Satoru
Yonna in the Solitary Fortress Piggott
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Lambo
2007 Naruto Shippudden Naruto Uzumaki, Akamaru
Yes! PreCure 5 Rin Natsuki, Cure Rouge
Claymore Noel
Gin Tama Daigoro Kitaouji
Sisters of Wellber Tina Lawter
2008 Inazuma Eleven Mamoru Endo
Kyo Kara Maoh! Lindsey von Wincott
Tamagotchi: Happiest Story in the Universe!' Kikitchi
2009 Zoku Natsume Yūjin-Chō Ishio Kai
Jewelpet Toor, Tata, Lapis, Mint
2010 Digimon Xros Wars Takuya Kanbara, Gomamon
Inazuma Eleven Kanon Endo
Highschool of the Dead Rika Minami
2011 One Piece Sabo (young)
Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo Mimi
Inazuma Eleven GO Mamoru Endo, Mecha Endo
2012 Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals Naruto Uzumaki
2013 Pocket Monsters: The Origin Red
2015 Kyokai no RINNE Youta
Digimon Adventure tri. Gomamon
2016 Nyanbo! Mike
2017 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Naruto Uzumaki
Little Witch Academia Croix Meridies
Beyblade Burst God Cuza Ackermann
2018 Inazuma Eleven: Ares no Tenbin Mamoru Endo
Inazuma Eleven: Orion no Kokuin Mamoru Endo
2019 Pocket Monsters: Sun & Moon Hapu
Dororo Sukeroku


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  1. ^ "Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution". Anime News Network. 2019-07-28. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
  2. ^ "『BULL/ブル 心を操る天才』DVD公式サイト". NBCUniversal Japan. Retrieved January 24, 2020.
  3. ^ "最後に恋に勝つルール[吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "「トイ・ストーリー4」吹き替え声優に森川智之&竹内順子が参戦! 日本語版予告もお披露目". eiga.com. Retrieved May 9, 2019.

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