(かない みか Kanai Mika
, originally 金井 美香 Kanai Mika
, born March 18, 1964) is a Japanese voice actress who was born in Tokyo. She began her professional entertainment career as an Japanese idol before entering into voice acting. Kanai was sometimes alternatively known as Mika Yamadera
(山寺 美香 Yamadera Mika
] as she was married to fellow Japanese voice actor Koichi Yamadera up until the Spring of 2006, but their divorce wasn't made public knowledge until November of 2007. They work together for voice acting on Soreike! Anpanman. Kanai has also released seven music albums on top of her voice acting career.