Seiyuu Danshi Desu ga...? ("Even Though I'm a Male Voice Actor...?"), a variety TV program that features male voice actors training, working, and undertaking various physical challenges, is celebrating its 5th anniversary with the announcement of an upcoming theatrical film that will hit Japanese cinemas in 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.
Some happy news for fans of popular voice actors: Yūki Kaji (Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan, Pipimi in Pop Team Epic) and Ayana Taketatsu (Nino Nakano in The Quintessential Quintuplets, also Pipimi in Pop Team Epic) have gotten married. Hit the jump to learn more.
In addition to being a prolific voice actress with roles such as Shinji Ikari in Neon Genesis Evangelion and Sailor Uranus in Sailor Moon, voice actress Megumi Ogata really knows her way around the kitchen, and she shows off her culinary skills for celebrity guests in a new monthly Youtube series entitled "Ogata Meshi de Low Carb Meshi". Hit the jump to learn more.
Kazuki Yao is everywhere! The actor behind both Franky and Bon Clay in One Piece, Yao has lent his vocal talents to anime such as Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Initial D, the Berserk: the Golden Age Arc films, and hundreds of other series and films across more than 40 years. We managed to sit in on a panel the veteran actor gave at Anime Boston and we wanted to share some of the highlights with you!
Beginning on January 01, 2018, voice actor Nobuhiko Okamoto (Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Usagi in JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR) stars in a new travel TV program entitled Okamototravel in which he and his fellow voice actor friends embark on unscripted journeys around Japan, and the first episode features Okamoto and Yūki Kaji hiking the slopes of Mt. Fuji. Hit the jump to learn more.
Toshiyuki Morikawa and his fellow voice actor friends are returning for another round of laidback adventures with a new season of Morikawa-san's Happy-Bo-Lucky, a "variety observation" TV program that follows Morikawa engaging in all sorts of fun activities during his leisure time. Hit the jump to learn more.
Kadokawa has begun publication of VOICE Newtype Femme, a Japanese-language magazine-book that features candid photos and interviews with popular female voice actors. Hit the jump to learn more.
Since NTT Docomo recently asked about the best voice actresses for cool and mature female characters in anime, they did not forget the male half. Many anime and video games feature cool and manly male figures and who does the best voices for them? 1,054 registered users voiced their opinion and the 10 best voice actors for manly male characters are after the jump!
The multidimensional theater project by Satelight and Avex Live Creative titled The Fool has had its voice cast confirmed for the first play in Nobunaga The Fool, planned for December. The event is a new live entertainment show that combines live voice acting by voice actors, live physical acting by actors on stage and live music. More after the jump!
As previously reported, Japanese cosplay variety show "Cos Cos Play Play" will air a special TORIKO x Gintama show on June 28th in Japan and the show's blog posted more photos from the episode! See the new photos released of voice actors Sugita Gintoki, I mean Tomokazu, Okiayu Ryutaro and Matsuda Kenji after the jump!
There are 3 voice actors celebrating birthdays today! Suwabe Junichi, Namikawa Daisuke and Ogata Kenichi are all seasoned actors well-respected in the anime business and I am sure you are familiar with their roles. Click to see what roles they have worked on!
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!
Flying Dog, record company Victor Entertainment's anime-related branch, has a quiz for you, and it won't be easy. They've compiled 17 voice actor/music artist's original interpretations of the barking and panting noises used as the brand's tagline in TV commercials, but there are no hints as to who is who. See if you can guess them all after the jump!