|Born||March 5, 1969|
|Occupation||Voice actress, singer|
Rio Natsuki(夏樹 リオNatsuki Rio, born March 5, 1969 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese voice actress and singer.
Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869. As of 2014, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world. The urban area houses the seat of the Emperor of Japan, of the Japanese government and of the National Diet. Tokyo forms part of the Kantō region on the southeastern side of Japan's main island, Honshu, and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands. Tokyo was formerly named Edo when Shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu made the city his headquarters in 1603. It became the capital after Emperor Meiji moved his seat to the city from Kyoto in 1868; at that time Edo was renamed Tokyo. Tokyo Metropolis formed in 1943 from the merger of the former Tokyo Prefecture and the city of Tokyo. Tokyo is often referred to as a city but is officially known and governed as a "metropolitan prefecture", which differs from and combines elements of a city and a prefecture, a characteristic unique to Tokyo.
Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.
Angelic Layer is a manga series released by Clamp. The manga is published in Japan by Kadokawa Shoten, and in English originally by Tokyopop, but has since been re-licensed by Dark Horse Comics. It is the group's first work to use a quite different art style unseen in any other CLAMP series, which uses a more distinctly pared down style. There is less emphasis on detail and more on accentuated posing and gestures. This kind of artwork would later be used in series like Chobits and Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle.
Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 is a Japanese anime series produced by Anime International Company (AIC). A retelling of the 1987 original video animation Bubblegum Crisis, the series premiered on TV Tokyo on October 8, 1998 where it ran for 26 episodes until its conclusion on March 31, 1999. Toshiba EMI released the episodes on both VHS and Laserdisc across 13 volumes, each containing two episodes. The first volume was released on January 21, 1999; the final volume was released July 26, 2000. The series was later released on DVD, however the Japanese versions were simply the American DVD releases encoded to play for Region 2.
Carnival Phantasm is a comedy OVA series based on the Type-Moon gag manga, Take-Moon by Eri Takenashi, the author of Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens. The OVA series was created by Type-Moon to celebrate the company's 10th anniversary. The series focuses on funny and absurd situations happening to the various characters of the Type-Moon franchises, mostly from Fate/stay night and Tsukihime.
Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII is an action role-playing third-person shooter developed and published by Square Enix in 2006 for the PlayStation 2. It is part of the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII metaseries, a multimedia collection set within the universe of the popular 1997 video game Final Fantasy VII. The game is set three years after the events of the original game, and focuses on one of the game's playable characters, Vincent Valentine. In the story, Vincent is targeted by Deepground, a mysterious organization that plans to awaken a creature known as Omega, with the ability to destroy the Planet.
Final Fantasy X is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square as the tenth entry in the Final Fantasy series. Originally released in 2001 for Sony's PlayStation 2, the game was re-released as Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in 2013, for PlayStation 4 in 2015, Microsoft Windows in 2016, and will be released for the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One in 2019. The game marks the Final Fantasy series transition from entirely pre-rendered backdrops to fully three-dimensional areas, and is also the first in the series to feature voice acting. Final Fantasy X replaces the Active Time Battle (ATB) system with the "Conditional Turn-Based Battle" (CTB) system, and uses a new leveling system called the "Sphere Grid".
Final Fantasy X-2 is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation 2, as the direct sequel to Final Fantasy X. The game's story follows the character Yuna from Final Fantasy X as she seeks to resolve political conflicts in the fictional world of Spira before they lead to war and to search for her lost love Tidus from Final Fantasy X.
The Tudors is a historical fiction television series set primarily in the 16th-century Kingdom of England, created and entirely written by Michael Hirst and produced for the American premium cable television channel Showtime. The series was a collaboration between American, British, and Canadian producers, and was filmed mostly in Ireland. Although named after the Tudor dynasty as a whole, it is based specifically upon the reign of King Henry VIII.
Catherine Howard was Queen of England from 1540 until 1541, as the fifth wife of Henry VIII. She married him on 28 July 1540, at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, almost immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves was arranged.
Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia, South East Asia and Japan. Additionally, it sometimes features similar happenings throughout the world. The website offers reviews and other editorial content, forums where readers can discuss current issues and events, and an encyclopedia that contains a large number of anime and manga with information on Japanese and English staff, theme songs, plot summaries, and user ratings.
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Yuki Inoue , better known by the stage name Satsuki Yukino , is a Japanese voice actress. She was a member of Ken Production until 2016.
Miki Nagasawa is a Japanese voice actress born in Obihiro, Hokkaido and raised in Fukushima. Formerly affiliated for Haikyo, she is now affiliated with Atomic Monkey. Some of Nagasawa's voice roles in anime include Miyu in the Vampire Princess Miyu TV series, Wedy in Death Note, Toki in Naruto, and Ryo Hayakawa in Princess Nine. In video games she provided the voice of Shelinda in Final Fantasy X and X-2, Kuyo in Genji: Dawn of the Samurai, Karin in Shadow Hearts 2 and Sleigh Presty in Super Robot Wars. In 2009, Nagasawa attended her first and only North America anime convention at Nan Desu Kan in Denver, Colorado.
Ai Orikasa is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Tokyo. She formerly worked for Production Baobab but left for AXL-ONE, Toshiyuki Morikawa's agency. Orikasa also provided the Japanese dub voice for Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Her debut work was Shoukoushi Cedie in 1988. She is best known for the roles of Pururun, Ryoko, and Quatre Raberba Winner.
Yūko Miyamura is a Japanese actress, voice actress, singer and sound director. Her married name was Yūko Seki , although she still worked under her maiden name. Her nickname is Miyamū and she is best known for her roles as Kazuha Toyama from Detective Conan, Asuka Langley Soryu from Neon Genesis Evangelion and Chun-Li from Street Fighter.
Rica Matsumoto is a Japanese actress, voice actress and singer who was born in Yokohama, Japan. Her name is also sometimes romanized as Rika Matsumoto. She was one of the founders of the Anison band JAM Project.
Yumi Kakazu , better known by the Kana form of her name かかず ゆみ, is a Japanese voice actress from Kamifukuoka, Saitama.
Ayumi Ito is a Japanese actress.
Takahiro Sakurai is a Japanese voice actor who was born in Aichi. He was a member of 81 Produce and since July 20 of 2014 is attached with INTENTION, the management company established by Kenichi Suzumura, one of his good friends.
Junko Takeuchi is a Japanese actress and voice actress employed by Ogipro The Next Co. Inc. Taking a well-trod path by many voice actresses, she often voices young male characters with generally very quirky and goofy personalities. Her most notable roles are in Naruto, where she plays the main character, Naruto Uzumaki, in Digimon Frontier as Takuya Kanbara, in Medabots as Metabee and in Inazuma Eleven as Mamoru Endou, and in the 1999 version of Hunter × Hunter as Gon Freecss. She is also the Japanese voice of Gumball Watterson on The Amazing World of Gumball.
Kumi Sakuma is a Japanese voice actress who formerly affiliated with Arts Vision and is now affiliated with Amuleto.
Melty Blood , is a visual novel and fighting game, co-developed by dōjin circles Type-Moon and French-Bread, originally released at Comiket in December 2002. It is shortened as simply Merubura (メルブラ).
Yumi Nakagawa , known professionally as Yumi Tōma , is a Japanese voice actress, narrator, author and singer from Chiba. She has been part of the singing group Goddess Family Club. Tōma once worked for Aoni Production before she founded her own agency ALLURE&Y. Because of her mature voice, she often plays strong and beautiful women. Tōma is married to Toei Company producer Tatsuya Yoshida.
Yū Kobayashi is a Japanese voice actress and singer affiliated with Holy Peak. Some of her most prominent roles include that of Tadamichi Aoba in Dan Doh!!, Setsuna Sakurazaki in Negima! Magister Negi Magi, Dan Kuso in Bakugan Battle Brawlers, Misaki Hijiri in Saint October, Kaede Kimura in Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, among others.
Kim Mai Angela Guest is an American voice actress of European and Vietnamese descent who is known to speak fluent French and Italian. She is best known for her role as Mei Ling in Metal Gear.
Mariko Suzuki is a Japanese voice actress who works for Aoni Production.
Konami Yoshida is a Japanese voice actress.
Masaya Matsukaze is a Japanese actor, voice actor and radio personality. He was formerly affiliated with Big Apple, Radix Mobanimation Multicye Division and Varoque Works, and is currently affiliated with Aoni Production. He was born in Fukushima Prefecture and is now living in Tokyo. He is best known for playing MegaBlue/Shun Namiki In Denji Sentai Megaranger, and is known to international audiences as the voice of Ryo Hazuki in the Sega Dreamcast game Shenmue.
Natsuki Katō is a Japanese actress and former fashion model, regularly appearing on television in various roles.
Ai Kakuma is a Japanese voice actress from Fukuoka Prefecture. She is affiliated with Mausu Promotion.