At the last show of her "IDS! presents Acoustic Live & Talk 2020" held at Zepp Tokyo on November 29, voice actress/singer Maaya Sakamoto announced that her two-day special concert will be held at Yokohama Arena (capacity: 17,000) on March 20 and 21, 2021, as part of her debut 25th-anniversary project. Hit the jump for more information.
To promote the upcoming Blu-ray release on December 4, Avex Pictures' official YouTube channel has started streaming a four-and-half minute digest video of "PriPara & Kiratto Pri☆Chan Winter Live 2019." The special concert featuring the voice actresses from the two latest installments of the Pretty series was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture on December 15, 2019. Watch their cute and gorgeous performances after the jump!
Voice actress Rikako Aida, best known as Riko Sakurauchi in Love Live! Sunshine!!, is confirmed to perform the OP theme song "Dream hopper" for the upcoming winter 2021 TV anime Soukou Musume Senki, in which she is also cast as its protagonist Riko. She says, "The opening theme is in a totally different genre than my previous works." Read her comment on the song after the jump!
Tokyo News Tsushinsha has announced that "Shuka Sugata," the first photo collection book of voice actress Shuka Saito, is set to be released on December 26, 2020. She is best known as You Watanabe in the Love Live! Sunshine!! franchise and a member of its voice actress idol unit Aqours. Meanwhile, she has also focused on her solo activities. Check out sample photos and her message after the jump!
The official website for voice actress/singer Megumi Nakajima (Ranka Lee in Macross Frontier, Megumi Aino/Cure Lovely in HappinessCharge PreCure!) announced today that her fifth album "green diary" is scheduled to be released on February 3, 2021. It will have been her first original album in three years since "Curiosity" released in February 2018. Hit the jump for more information including her message.
The official YouTube channel for voice actress Mai Fuchigami has posted a 90-second music video for her sixth single song "Marionette Coup d'etat." The dramatic tune will be featured as the ED theme for Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck, the upcoming second season of the reboot TV anime adaptation of Yoshinobu Akita's fantasy light novel series. Watch the clip in which she plays both an emotionless marionette and a mysterious wirepuller.
The official YouTube channel for voice actress Yuki Nakashima, best known as Lisa Imai in the BanG Dream! franchise, has started streaming a 110-second music video for "Chapter I," the lead track from her solo singer debut album of the same name to be released on December 23, 2020. Watch the clip filmed at various places in her home prefecture, Wakayama.
Lantis has announced that voice actress Azusa Tadokoro (Aoi Kiriya in Aikatsu!, Moroha in Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon) will release her fourth solo album "Waver" on January 27, 2021. It will be her first self-produced album in her six-year solo singer career. Hit the jump for more details including a preview video for the album's lead track.
Avex Pictures' official YouTube channel has started streaming a ten-minute digest movie of "PriPara Friendship 2020 Paradise Train!," a no-audience concert performed by the 20 main voice cast members of the PriPara anime franchise. It was live-streamed on September 20, 2020. Watch the PriPara idols' cute and gorgeous performances after the jump!
The official website for a two-member voice actress unit Pyxis, consisting of Miku Ito (Miku Nakano in The Quintessential Quintuplets) and Moe Toyota (Sapphire Kawashima in Sound! Euphonium) has announced that their first best album "Pyxis best" is scheduled to be released on January 20, 2021. Hit the jump for more information along with their music videos.
Shufunotomo Infos will release popular anime voice actress Shiina Natsukawa's second photo book "Natsukawa Shiina, Nantonaku, Darashinaku (Somehow, Sloppy)" on December 18, 2020. In addition to her serializes essays of the same name on the Seiyu Grand Prix magazine, her new essay and newly-shoto photos will be also included. Check out sample photos after the jump!
Voice actress Akari Kito, best known as Nezuko Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, successfully held her first solo concert tour "Colorful Closet" from September to October. You can watch her performances in the digest clips of its three venues in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya.
Following her character Alice Peperoncino's idol debut in the latest 126th episode of the TV anime Kiratto Pri☆Chan, voice actress Ai Fairouz is confirmed to perform at the upcoming "PriPara & Kirrato Pri☆Chan Winter Live 2020" concert on December 16, 2020. Among the fans of the show, her appearance has been expected since the launch of the ongoing third season. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for voice actress Yui Ogura (Hinata Kokona Aoba in Encouragement of Climb, Homare Kagayaki / Cure Étoile in Hugtto! PreCure) announced today that her first digital single "Very Merry Happy Christmas" is set to be released on December 9, 2020. It will also be her first Christmas song to be released under her own name. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for voice actress Ayaka Ohashi has posted a five-minute music video for "START DASH," the lead track from her upcoming third full album "WINGS" to be released in Japan on December 16, 2020. The song is provided by Yoshiki Mizuno, the leader/guitarist of a popular Japanese pop rock band Ikimonogakari. Check out her powerful voice as a solo singer after the jump!