Sexy summer swimming anime Free! gave us a season of touching friendship wrapped in beautiful animation, and impressive eye candy with Makoto Tachibana. Fans around the world are now celebrating his birthday. More after the jump!
Only three days after her Sphere colleague Ayahi Takagaki, popular anime voice actress/singer Aki Toyosaki celebrates her 27th birthday on today October 28. She is, of course, best known as the voice of Yui Hirasawa in the K-ON! anime series. Hit the jump for more.
On today October 25, popular anime voice actress/singer Ayahi Takagaki celebrates her 28th birthday! She is best known for her voice works for Wakana Sakai (Tari Tari) and Noe Isurugi (True Tears). She has also performed as a member of voice actress idol unit Sphere which was formed in 2009. Hit the jump for more.
On today September 25, veteran anime voice actress Kikuko Inoue turns 17 years and 11,688 days old! She was actually born in 1964. But since she is the founder of the famous voice actress group "Juu-nana-sai Kyou" (17 years old religion), she can call herself "17 years old" as long as she wants. Hit the jump for more.
On today September 17, one of the most popular anime voice actresses/singers Minako Kotobuki celebrates her 22nd birthday! She is best known as the voice of Tsumugi Kotobuki (K-ON!), Karina Lyle/Blue Rose (Tiger & Bunny), amd Rikka Hishikawa/Cure Diamond (Dokidoki! PreCure). Check the history of her solo singer career after the jump.
On today July 31, veteran anime voice actor Toru Furuya celebrates his 60th birthday! He has played so many anime characters since 1966 when he was 13 years old. His most anime famous characters are probably Amuro Ray in the Mobile Suit Gundam series and Tuxedo Mask in Sailor Moon series. Hit the jump for more.
The yellow one of the Kiseki Seven, a.k.a. Generation of Miracles, Kise Ryota from Kuroko's Basketball celebrates his birthday today. Celebration posts flooded Japanese Twitter yesterday in anticipation of the second season set to start in October. See more images and birthday wishes after the jump!
On today June 17th, popular anime voice actor/television variety show host Koichi Yamadera celebrates his 52nd birthday! The veteran voice actor has played so many anime characters since 1985. The most famous role is probably Spike Spiegel in Cowboy Bebop. Hit the jump for more.
Swimming anime? No, it's the fishing anime! The Noitamina Shop celebrated the birthday of Tsuritama's Yuki and Haru by having an original illustration contest. See the winning illustration and more about the birthday event after the jump! DUCK!
April 21st is a shared birthday for two voice actors, Katsuyuki Konishi and Hiro Shimono! Konishi visited the US a few times and some of you may have met him at conventions. Shimono is famous for his love of Karaage, Japanese fried chicken, other than his acting. Come celebrate their birthdays after the jump!
His voice is heard in many anime, video games and drama CDs, and today is Inoue Kazuhiko's birthday! Inoue debuted in 1973 and has been one of the top voice actors in the business for 40 years. Shout out your birthday wishes for him after the jump!
Two voice actors, Yasumoto Hiroki and Nojima Kenji are having a birthday today! One is famous for his baritone voice and the other is popular for his acting roles of good looking male characters. See what characters they voice after the jump!
Megurine Luka was the third Japanese Vocaloid2 from Crypton, released on January 30, 2009 with a "cool, somewhat mysterious" voice based on Yū Asakawa and a slightly asymmetric design by KEI to represent the fact that she was bilingual with English as well as Japanese capabilities. Wish her a happy 4th after the jump!
What would the world of gaming be like without Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto? That's the kind of horrific Twilight Zone scenario it's best not to think too much about, so instead let's celebrate the fact that we do have Miyamoto, who turns 60 today! Party after the jump!
What's it with this guy and holidays? Seems like his personal history is built around them. In addition that unforgettable Christmas Eve, Tiger & Bunny's Barnaby Brooks Jr. has festival birthy. October 31 NC1953 specifically. Like Madoka Magica's title character, it's actually the only official birth date for a cast member in the series. So, adjust your glasses and wish Bunny a happy birthday after the jump.