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Yuji Machi (真地 勇志 Machi Yūji) is a Japanese actor and voice actor, affiliated with Aoni Production. His real name is Shūji Tanabe (田辺 修治 Tanabe Shūji). He is known for voicing Ultraman Tiga's grunts and narrating Ultraman Dyna.

He voiced Tiga's speaking voice for the first time in the stage show NEW GENERATION THE LIVE: Ultraman Trigger STAGE 1.


Voice acting

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Gridman the Hyper Agent Narrator
1996 Ultraman Tiga Ultraman Tiga Grunts
TV program narrator Episode 3 "The Devil's Judgement"
1997 Ultraman Dyna Narrator
1998 Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light Ultraman Tiga Grunts
Ultraman Gaia Announcer Episodes 1 "Seize the Light!
Episode 25 "The Showdown for Tomorrow"
1999 Ultraman Tiga, Ultraman Dyna, & Ultraman Gaia: The Decisive Battle in Hyperspace Ultraman Tiga Grunts
2001 Ultraman Tiga Gaiden: Revival of the Ancient Giant Narrator
Ultraman Tiga Grunts
2011 Ultraman Retsuden Narrator Episodes 1, 5, and 13


Year Title Role Notes
2021 NEW GENERATION THE LIVE: Ultraman Trigger STAGE 1 Ultraman Tiga
2022 NEW GENERATION THE LIVE: Ultraman Trigger STAGE 4

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Ultraman Fighting Evolution 3 Narrator
Ultraman Tiga
Evil Tiga
2005 Ultraman Fighting Evolution Rebirth Ultraman Tiga

Stock grunts

This section refers to Yuji's grunts being reused per stock footage in other Ultraman Series media:

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Great Decisive Battle! The Super 8 Ultra Brothers Ultraman Tiga Used with Hiroshi Nagano's grunts
2013 Ultraman Ginga
Ultraman Ginga Theater Special
2014 Ultraman Ginga Theater Special: Ultra Monster ☆ Hero Battle Royale!
2015 Ultra Fight Victory
Ultraman Ginga S The Movie: Showdown! The 10 Ultra Warriors!
2016 Ultraman X The Movie: Here He Comes! Our Ultraman
Ultraman Orb Ultra Fusion Cards
2021 Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga Episode 1 "Connection of Light"
Episode 9 "The Wings of That Day"
Episode 19 "What Makes a Savior"

Other Roles

  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers the Movie - Dub voice of Tommy Oliver/White Ranger
  • Dragon Quest - Voice of Hargon
  • Dragon Ball Z - Voices of Appule and the doctor
  • Sailor Moon - Voice of Kenji Tsukino
  • Grander Musashi - Voice of Takehiro Kazama
  • Seiyu's Life - Himself (voice)
  • Legend of the Galactic Heroes - Voice of Drewentz
  • Dragon Ball Z The Tree of Might - Voice of Daizu
  • Slam Dunk Movie 2 - Voice of Tomokazu Godai
  • Detective Conan - The Lost Ship in the Sky - Voice of Masaki Mizukawa



  • He is nicknamed "Macchi" by voice actress Yuko Minaguchi, who works by the same talent agency (Aoni Production).
  • Yuji said that his wife has a cartoonist's water stripes.

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