Korean-Japanese confectionery company Lotte's "Gum Kare!" (Gum Boyfriend) project site has announced that popular voice actor Hiroshi Kamiya, who is best known as Levi in Attack on Titan, voices a new 6th character Ibuki Cool who is the anthropomorphized character of Cool Mint Gum. Check his PV after the jump.
Popular voice actor Mamoru Miyano, who is best known as Light Yagami in Death Note and Setsuna F. Seiei in Mobile Suit Gundam 00, was offered a voice role in the Japanese dub edtion of the upcoming 3D animation film Minions. Did he accepted the offer? Check the result of the negotiation after the jump.
According to Oricon, "Mamoru Miyano Live 2014 ~Wakening!~," the two-disc latest live Blu-ray of popular anime voice actor Mamoru Miyano, which was released in Japan on January 28, ranked 2nd in the weekly sales ranking, selling 8,344 units in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.
One of the largest Japanese karaoke chains Joysound's Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Kouenmae store in Tokyo will open a special room dedicated to popular voice actor Mamoru Miyano for a limited time between January 27 to April 30. The room will be all decorated with his never-seen-before pictures. Hit the jump for more details and his message video.
Record company Lantis has announced that 25-year-old popular voice actor Kensho Ono will release his yet-titled 2nd solo single in Japan on April 8. It is his first single in 14 months after he made his solo singer debut with 1st single "FANTASTIC TUNE" (Kuroko's Basketball 2nd season 2nd ED) in February 2014. Hit the jump for more details.
Anime fans learned today that veteran voice actor Chikao Ohtsuka. Long time fans remember him fondly for roles such Nezumi Otoko in GeGeGe no Kitaro dating back to 1968, Goemon in Lupin III, Jagi in the Fist of the North Star movie, TaoPaiPai in Dragon Ball, Professor Moriarty in Sherlock Hound, Joseph in the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure OVA, and more recently, chararcters like One Piece's Gold Roger.
Soon after 36-year-old anime voice actor Satoshi Hino announced his marriage to voice actress Saki Nakajima who is the same age with him on his official blog yesterday, January 11, the Working!! manga author Karino Takatsu posted a wedding celebration illustration for him on the franchise's official Twitter. Check her illustration messages after the jump.
King Records today posted two promotional videos for "Mamoru Miyano Live 2014 ~Wakening!~," the two-disc latest live DVD/Blu-ray of popular anime voice actor Mamoru Miyano. The concert in the first disc was filmed at Yokohama Arena (capacity: 17,000) on May 11, 2014. Check his performances after the jump.
Korean-Japanese confectionery company Lotte has launched a new promotional campaign for its chewing gum brands using five popular anime voice actors: Yuuki Kaji, Kazuya Nakai, Tomokazu Sugita, Kenichi Suzumura, and Hiro Shimono, as their anthropomorphized characters. Check each gum boys' PVs after the jump.
Lantis has posted a 90-second promotional video for popular voice actor Daisuke Ono's upcoming 7th single "Mission D," which is scheduled to be released in Japan on November 19. He is currently voicing Kokkuri-san in Gugure! Kokkuri-san and Keiji Onizuka in Terraformars. Check his latest song after the jump.
Lantis today posted a short version PV for "AGITATOR," the leading track from voice actor Showtaro Morikubo's upcoming 2nd mini album "TRIBALISM ~sunset side~" to be released on November 5. The 40-year-old voice actor is best known as Shikamaru Nara in the Naruto anime series. Check his new song after the jump.
Victor Entertainment has posted a full version PV for singer-songwriter Maiko Fujita's latest song "one way." Popular voice actor Kensho Ono, who is best known as Tetsuya Kuroko in the Kuroko's Basketball TV anime series, makes a guest appearance in it as a playboy. Check the clip after the jump.
Avex has posted three TV CMs for popular voice actor Wataru Hatano's upcoming 1st album "W," which includes the ED theme song for the first season of the TV anime Hamatora, "Hikari." He is currently voicing Murasaki in the sequel Re:␣Hamatora again. Check the clips after the jump.
GRANRODEO, a two-member musical unit consisting of popular anime voice actor Kisho Taniyama (as KISHOW) and guitarist Masaaki Iizuka (e-ZUKA), will release their much-anticipated 6th album "Karma to Labyrinth" (Karma and Labyrinth) in Japan on September 24. Check a short version promotional video for the title track after the jump.