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Seiyuu Aoi Yuuki to Pause Solo Artist Music Career

Seiyuu Aoi Yuuki to Pause Solo Artist Music Career

The official fan club of Aoi Yuuki has announced that she will pause her solo artist music career as of Friday. She is happy with the result from singing her songs and providing her own world instead of as her characters'. She especially considers her third mini album Tokowakanokuni the best result created with the staff members,. She wishes that she will have chance to resume her solo artist music career with her creativity resuming and that fans will support when that comes. The service under...
Seiyuu & Singer Sayaka Kanda Announces Marriage

Seiyuu & Singer Sayaka Kanda Announces Marriage

Seiyuu and Singer Sayaka Kanda has announced on her Instagram account that she has married. Her spouse is actor Mitsu Murata. Both of them performed live-action stage adaptation of Danganronpa (Danganronpa The Stage) together last Summer. Known as daughter of actor Masaki Kanda and singer Seiko Matsuda, Kanda's first seiyuu job was Japanese dub version of Anna from Disney movie Frozen (Ana to Yuki no Jouou), which she received Best Actress of 9th Seiyuu Awards. She also voiced Nadeshiko Adenoko...
Seiyuu Yoshimasa Hosoya to Enter Hiatus

Seiyuu Yoshimasa Hosoya to Enter Hiatus

Seiyuu Yoshimasa Hosoya has announced via A&G+ Radio show Tensai Gunshi that he will take a short break from his seiyuu career to recover from his throat condition. He plans to return within this year. The same announcement was later revealed on his official website. Hosoya has voiced Kuranosuke Shiraishi from Prince of Tennis series, Nezumi from No.6, Arata Wataya from Chihayafuru series, Daryun from Arslan Senki (TV) series, Kaito from Ajin series, Doppo Kunikida from Bungou Stray Dogs series...
Winners of the 11th Seiyuu Awards

Winners of the 11th Seiyuu Awards

Winners of the 11th Seiyuu Awards were announced today at a ceremony at the Nippon Cultural Broadcasting (JOQR) Media Plus Hall in Tokyo. The event was simultaneously broadcast on the Chou! A&G+ radio station in a program hosted by Rika Tachibana. Winners are listed with their respective talent agency. Best Actor Ryunosuke Kamiki (Amuse) Best Actress Mone Kamishiraishi (Toho Entertainment) Best Supporting Actor Houchuu Ootsuka (Crazy Box) Best Supporting Actress Megumi Han (Atomic Monkey) Best...
Seiyuu Rie Yamaguchi Retires

Seiyuu Rie Yamaguchi Retires

Seiyuu Rie Yamaguchi has announced via her blog that she has retired from 81 produce as of February 28, and decided to retire completely from being a seiyuu as well as a singer. She is very blissful to be able to work in the job she had been admired since her junior high school years in her eight years of career, and thanked the staff members from her agencies for the support. She also mentioned that she will try her best in her new goal. Yamaguchi voiced Taeko Hiramatsu in Kore wa Zombie Desu k...
Seiyuu Unit Sphere Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Unit Sphere Enters Hiatus

The official website for the seiyuu unit Sphere has announced that the unit will enter a "recharging mode" (taking a break / hiatus) and will suspend group activities, which will take place after their live tour in summer, to prepare for their upcoming 10th anniversary. Sphere consists of four seiyuus: Haruka Tomatsu, Minako Kotobuki, Ayahi Takagaki, and Aki Toyosaki. The unit began their activities in February 2009 and sung theme songs for many anime series such as Otome Youkai Zakuro, Hanasaku...
Seiyuu Duo every♥ing! Announces Suspension

Seiyuu Duo every♥ing! Announces Suspension

It was announced via every♥ing! Fantasia-Show 2017 ~Lesson2 Sweet 19 Dream~ today that seiyuu duo every♥ing! will graduate (suspend from their activities) during their concert on November 26, 2017. every♥ing! consists of Ibuki Kido and Erii Yamazaki from Horipro management, who were both high school students when the duo was formed in June 2014. They also do a radio show together, which was previously titled "Kido Ibuki, Erii-chan no Yumeiro Gakuen Doki☆Doki Sankabi." The title of the show was c...
Actor Shunji Fujimura Dies

Actor Shunji Fujimura Dies

Actor Shunji Fujimura died at the age of 82 on January 25, 2017 from heart failure. The news was announced by his son during a press conference today on February 1, 2017. Fujiwara was an actor who was in various TV dramas and movie. He also voiced Tanaka from the Kuroshitsuji series. Yana Toboso, mangaka of the Kuroshitsuji manga, prayed to Fujiwara on her Twitter and revealed that Tanaka was modeled on him, an old gentleman that she admired when she was young, and there will be no current Kuros...
Best Seiyuu Ranking Selected by 200 Seiyuu

Best Seiyuu Ranking Selected by 200 Seiyuu

TV Asahi announced the best seiyuu ranking based on the poll of popular seiyuu in celebration of one hundred years of anime history on Monday. TV Asahi asked two hundred seiyuu to nominate seiyuu whom they respect. *1. Kouichi Yamadera *2. Masako Nozawa *3. Keiji Fujiwara *4. Miyuki Sawashiro *5. Tomokazu Seki *6. Mayumi Tanaka *7. Minami Takayama *8. Ryuusei Nakao *9. Toshio Furukawa 10. Akio Ootsuka 11. Megumi Hayashibara 12. Toshiyuki Morikawa 13. Hidekatsu Shibata 14. Junichi Suwabe 15. Koto...
Seiyuu Nozomi Furuki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Nozomi Furuki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Nozomi Furuki has announced via her blog that she has been married. Her blog entry was short and simple so it is not clear of her husband's identity. Furuki voiced Miwa Yamamura in Barakamon, Shima Tateishi in High School Fleet, Young Kaoru Nishimi and Tokie in Sakamichi no Apollon, Chess Bell in Owari no Seraph series, Aoi Konno in Sore ga Seiyuu, and more. Source: Official blog
Seiyuu Akio Ootsuka Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Akio Ootsuka Announces Marriage

Mausu Production has announced today that seiyuu Akio Ootsuka married. His wife's name was not mentioned in the announcement because she is from outside the industry. Ootsuka voiced Souichi Nishimura from the Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu series, both Yokomizu detectives from Detective Conan, Shingen Kishitani from the Durarara!! series, Rider from the Fate/Zero series, Batou from the older Ghost in the Shell series, the Skull Knight from the Berserk series, Kuroo Hazama from the Black Jack series,...
Seiyuu Shinnosuke Tachibana and Ao Takahashi Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Shinnosuke Tachibana and Ao Takahashi Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Shinnosuke Tachibana and Ao Takahashi have announced via their blogs that they have been married to each other on the New Year's day. Tachibana's line blog also shows a photo of their hands with the rings. Tachibana voiced Taito Kurogane in Itsuka Tenma no Kuro Usagi series, Tomoe in Kamisama Hajimemashita series, Yakumo Koizumi in Meiji Tokyo Renka series, and more. His current role are Mitsuhide Akechi in Nobunaga no Shinobi and Shizuku Minase in Trick or Alice OVA. He also forms a due...
Seiyuu Mikako Takahashi Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Mikako Takahashi Announces Marriage

A handwritten letter sent to fan club members has announced that seiyuu Mikako Takahashi has been married for a while. The letter also mentions that she will continue her career as a voice actor even though she married. Takahashi has voiced Ayumi Yamada in Hachimitsu to Clover, Ayumu Nishizawa from Hayate no Gotoku!, Sakuno Ryuzaki from Prince of Tennis, Sadaharu from Gintama, Rebecca Anderson from Dog Days, Shirayuki Hodogi in Hidan no Aria, and more. Source: Otakomu

Dec 31, 2016 11:00 AM by tsubasalover 13 Comments

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Seiyuu Rina Satou Married and Gave Birth

Seiyuu Rina Satou Married and Gave Birth

Seiyuu Rina Satou wrote an entry reflecting what she has been experienced in 2016 on her blog and mentioned that she has married and already gave birth. Satou's notable roles are Mikoto Misaka from Toaru series and Negi Springfield from Negima series. She also voiced Kaoru Tanamachi from Amagami SS series, Rei Hino from Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal series, Ema Hinata from Brothers Conflict, Haruka Minami from Minami-ke series and more. Source: Nijipoi

Dec 31, 2016 9:55 AM by tsubasalover 23 Comments

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Seiyuu Megumi Nakajima to Return in the Music Industry

Seiyuu Megumi Nakajima to Return in the Music Industry

The new official website of Megumi Nakajima has launched and announced that she has returned to the music industry as of December 1, 2016. She will perform Fuuka's ending theme "Watashi no Sekai." The single of the song will be released under e-stone music on February 15, 2017. She will also hold a live concert on December 11, 2016 to celebrate her return. Nakajima announced in December 2013 that she will take a break from her music career. She expressed in the announcement that she is happy to...
Seiyuu Miyu Irino Goes on Hiatus

Seiyuu Miyu Irino Goes on Hiatus

It was announced via Miyu Irino's Kiramune blog on November 30, 2016 that he will go on hiatus after his solo live on January 2017. After that he will go study abroad. He mentioned that he has been interested in the foreign life and learning the entertainment field there. As he experienced more, he realized he has things he lacked and yearned, so he wants to go study abroad for self-improvement. His talk with his agency was not easy because it took them very long time to decide the detail. He ha...

Nov 30, 2016 6:47 PM by tsubasalover 34 Comments

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Seiyuu Jenya Davidyuk Married and Pregnant

Seiyuu Jenya Davidyuk Married and Pregnant

Seiyuu Jenya Davidyuk has announced via her blog on November 14, 2016 that she has gotten married to a Japanese man not from the industry and is also pregnant. She mentioned that she will continue to work. Jenya was born in Novosibirsk, Russia in 1981. Her passion for anime began at 16 years old, when she saw Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon on TV. She came to Japan in 2005 hoping to become a voice actor and managed to fulfill her dream. Even though she hasn't voiced major roles as a seiyuu, she is...

Nov 18, 2016 3:34 PM by tsubasalover 28 Comments

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Seiyuu Momoko Oohara Ends Career

Seiyuu Momoko Oohara Ends Career

Seiyuu Momoko Oohara announced via her blog that she will quit her position at Mausu Promotion and leave the voice acting profession. Oohara noted that this was due to an interest in other jobs and that she would like to try different things. In addition, she will also delete her blog and Twitter account. Oohara has voiced various supporting characters such as Miyashita and Momoko Haruna from Mitsudomoe Series, and Yuu, Shuuichi, and Ninomiya from Minami-ke Series. She also voiced Kakeru Ryugasa...

Nov 3, 2016 10:37 PM by tsubasalover 17 Comments

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Seiyuu Yuko Gibu Announces Pregnancy

Seiyuu Yuko Gibu Announces Pregnancy

Seiyuu Yuko Gibu has announced via her official blog on October 26 that she is five months pregnant. Gibu is known for her main roles in Tamayura and Aoi Hana as Maon Sakurada and Akira Okudaira, respectively. She also starred as supporting roles for anime that was broadcast in 2016, such as Anne Happy♪, Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm and Tabi Machi Late Show. Source: Official blog

Oct 31, 2016 8:51 PM by tsubasalover 3 Comments

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Seiyuu Sachi Kokuryu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Sachi Kokuryu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Sachi Kokuryu has announced via her Twitter that she has married stage actor Kousei Shiozaki, who also posted the same announcement with the photo of both of them together (shown) on his Twitter. Kokuryu has voiced Reiji in Gundam Build Fighters, Subaru Shirogane in Cross Fight B-Daman, Jessica in Line Offline: Salaryman, Arthur Pendragon in Nanatsu no Taizai, Chibita in Osomatsu-san, and more. Her recent roles are Azee Gurumin in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd Season and Yu...

Oct 13, 2016 8:39 PM by tsubasalover 15 Comments

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