The official website for the anisong unit MimimemeMIMI
has announced on Tuesday that they will disband, as well as the vocalist and seiyuu Yuki Takao
will end her career after their live event on September 9 titled MimimemeMIMI Live 2017 ~Bon! Voyage!~
. Her reason for ending her career is "I want to challenge myself as a woman to deliver various emotions in a different way."
Consisting of vocalist Yuki Takao and illustrator Chamo-i, MimimemeMIMI debuted in August 2013. Takao used the name "Yuka" when she produced songs for the unit. The unit performed songs for many anime series such as Kimi no Iru Machi
, Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (TV)
, Amaama to Inazuma
, Akiba's Trip The Animation
, and more.
Takao has been a seiyuu since 2013, debuting with Kimi no Iru Machi
as Nanami Kanzaki. She also voiced Maria Sarushima in Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo
series, Alka in Blade & Soul
series, among other characters. She is also a vocalist and composer for the recently formed unit POLKA DOTS
with fellow seiyuu Himika Akaneya
. It has not been announced whether POLKA DOTS will disband as well following Takao's end of career. POLKA DOTS has performed the inserted song for the Trinity Seven movie
and the theme song for Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry