In order to promote Jumputi Heroes, a puzzle RPG smart phone game featuring dozens of characters from the pages of Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump manga magazine, voice actor Ayana Taketatsu is starring a series of short TV commercials where she tries to name as many heroes as she can while playing the Japanese word game shiritori. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you thought your relationship status was complicated, prepare to check out a pair of preview videos for Kanojo mo Kanojo ("Girlfriend and Also Girlfriend"), the latest "neo-standard romantic comedy" manga from Hiroyuki, the author of AHO-GIRL. Hit the jump to learn more.
After teasing the tasty treat last week, McDonalds Japan finally released its wintery anime CM to promote the limited time ‘Gracoro’ burgers on its YouTube channel featuring the voice talents of ex-AKB48 center Atsuko Maeda and voice actors Ayana Taketatsu (Leafa in Sword Art Online) and Aimi (Kasumi Toyama in BanG Dream!). Hit the jump and chill out by watching the video.
McDonalds in Japan is no stranger to using anime to promote its food or job opportunities and for this years campaign to promote their Japan-only winter-time Gratin Croquette Burgers, the company has enlisted the voice talents of ex-AKB48 center Atsuko Maeda and voice actors Ayana Taketatsu and Aimi to aid in their upcoming anime CM. Hit the jump to learn more!
Following her 11th single song "Innocent Notes," voice actress Ayana Taketatsu posted a 70-second clip of "U&I" from her forthcoming fifth live DVD/Blu-ray "LIVE HOUSE TOUR 'A'." It was a cover version of an insert song featured in the 20th episode of the TV anime K-On!!, in which she voiced one of its main characters, Azusa Nakano. Check out her singing voice and guitar play after the jump!
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.
As of May 7, Pony Canyon's headquarter moved from Toranomon to Roppongi 1-Chome, Tokyo. To celebrate its start at the new location, voice actress Ayana Taketatsu recorded a memorial song "Bye Bye Toranomon, Hello Hello Roppongi" and posted its music video on the company's official anime YouTube channel. Check out her cute song after the jump!
Believe it or not, voice actress Ayana Taketatsu is a big fan of Nobunaga's Ambition, Koei Tecmo's long-running series of tactical strategy / simulation video games that place players in the role of feudal warlords attempting to conquer Japan during the Sengoku Period, and now Taketatsu's passion has spilled into the latest game with an on-going collaboration entitled "Ayana Taketatsu's Ambition". Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for anime music/voice actor&actress specialized record company ZERO-A announced today that it will be closed down as of the end of this month. No reason is specified in the announcement. Hit the jump for more details.
As reported, the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park in Yamanashi Prefecture is now holding a special collaboration event with voice actress Ayana Taketatsu, titled "Ayachi Highland." The 6,500-yen one day free pass for the event comes with a 22-page original photo book of her. Watch a behind-the-scenes clip from the shooting after the jump!