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Takehito Koyasu(子安 武人Koyasu Takehito, born May 5, 1967 in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture) is a Japanese voice actor and narrator.
Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan by population, and the most populous municipality of Japan. It is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshu. It is a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area.
Kanagawa Prefecture is a prefecture located in Kantō region of Japan. The capital of the prefecture is Yokohama. Kanagawa is part of the Greater Tokyo Area. Kanagawa Prefecture is home to Kamakura and Hakone, two popular side trip destinations from Tokyo.
Voice acting in Japan is acting as a narrator or as an actor in radio plays or as a character actor in anime and video games. It also involves performing voice-overs for non-Japanese movies and television programs. Because Japan's large animation industry produces 60% of the animated series in the world, voice acting in Japan has a far greater prominence than voice acting in most other countries.
Koyasu is known for his deep, smooth voice, which often lands him in roles that are either villains or lonely bishōnen. Recently, though (as in the cases of Mitsurugi Hanagata from Saber Marionette J , Ryo Kuroyanagi from Yakitate!! Japan , Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, and Kei Itoshiki from (Zoku) Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei ) he has been voicing more and more lively/humorous characters. According to Hisaya Nakajo, the manga artist of the series Hana-Kimi , the character of Masao Himejima was designed with Koyasu's voice in mind; the voice actor ended up voicing this character in the series' drama CDs.[ citation needed ]
Bishōnen is a Japanese term literally meaning "beautiful youth (boy)" and describes an aesthetic that can be found in disparate areas in East Asia: a young man whose beauty transcends the boundary of gender or sexual orientation. This word originated from the Tang Dynasty Poetry Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup. It has always shown the strongest manifestation in Japanese pop culture, gaining in popularity due to the androgynous glam rock bands of the 1970s, but it has roots in ancient Japanese literature, the homosocial and homoerotic ideals of the medieval Chinese imperial court and intellectuals, and Indian aesthetic concepts carried over from Hinduism, imported with Buddhism to China. Today, bishōnen are very popular among girls and women in Japan. Reasons for this social phenomenon may include the unique male and female social relationships found within the genre. Some have theorized that bishōnen provide a non-traditional outlet for gender relations. Moreover, it breaks down stereotypes surrounding feminine male characters. These are often depicted with very strong martial arts abilities, sports talent, high intelligence, dandy fashion, or comedic flair, traits that are usually assigned to the hero/protagonist.
Saber Marionette J is a Japanese anime produced by Hal Film Maker, aired on TV Tokyo from October 1, 1996 to March 25, 1997. It is the first installation of the Saber Marionette line of series. The show was localized in North America by Ocean Productions and into six other languages by various companies.
Yakitate!! Ja-pan is a manga series, written and illustrated by Takashi Hashiguchi, serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday from January 16, 2002 to January 24, 2007. The manga has spanned 26 tankōbon volumes.
On September 18, 2009, he created Velvet Underworld series which is the first drama CD of the series, "The Fool". In the following month, "The Wheel of Fortune" had released as the second drama CD of the series.
He's part of the voice actor quartet Weiß consisting of Weiß Kreuz voice castmates Shin-ichiro Miki, Tomokazu Seki and Hiro Yūki. He used to work for Production Baobab but is now the head of T's Factory, a voice actor company he founded in 1998.[ citation needed ]
Weiß Kreuz is a series about four assassins that work in a flower shop called "Kitty in the House". The assassins are members of a group called Weiß (white), which is run by Persia of the mysterious Kritiker organization.
Shin-ichiro Miki is a Japanese voice actor from Tokyo. He is a member of 81 Produce.
Tomokazu Seki is a Japanese actor, voice actor, and singer. He has worked with Haikyou productions. He is the co-founder of Atomic Monkey.
Adventures of the Little Mermaid is a Japanese/French animated series produced by Fuji Television and Saban International Paris in the early 1990s, based on upon the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid.
Moomin is a Japanese-Finnish-Dutch anime television series produced by Telecable Benelux B.V.. Based on the Moomin novels and comic strips by the Finnish illustrator and author Tove Jansson and her brother Lars Jansson, it was the third anime adaptation of the property and the first to receive distribution in other countries worldwide. Moomin first aired on TV Tokyo from April 12, 1990 to October 3, 1991. The series had also been dubbed into English and aired on CBBC in United Kingdom during the same year.
Snufkin is a character in the Moomin series of books authored by Swedish-speaking Finn Tove Jansson, appearing in six of the nine books. He is the best friend of the series' protagonist, Moomintroll, and lives a nomadic lifestyle, only staying in Moominvalley in the spring and summer, but leaving for warmer climates down south every winter. He is the son of the elder Mymble and the Joxter, and is half-brother to the Mymble's daughter and Little My.
The Brave Fighter of Legend Da-Garn, sometimes simply Da Garn, is a Japanese animated television series that aired in 1992, created by Takara and Sunrise under the direction of Shinji Takamatsu, and is the third of the long running Yuusha or "Brave" series. The official Japanese title does not include the word "Fighter" in the title, despite the fact it appears on the Japanese DVD box art.
Tekkaman Blade is a 1992 Japanese anime television series produced by Tatsunoko Production and Sotsu Agency. The series was directed by Hiroshi Negishi and written by Mayori Sekijima and Satoru Akahori. The story follows an organization called the Space Knights and their war against aliens known as the Radam. The Space Knights are assisted by Takaya Aiba, who has the ability to transform into an armored warrior known as Tekkaman Blade.
Yu Yu Hakusho is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. The series tells the story of Yusuke Urameshi, a teenage delinquent who is struck and killed by a car while attempting to save a child's life. After a number of tests presented to him by Koenma, the son of the ruler of the afterlife Underworld, Yusuke is revived and appointed the title of "Underworld Detective", with which he must investigate various cases involving demons and apparitions in the human world. The manga becomes more focused on martial arts battles and tournaments as it progresses. Togashi began creating Yu Yu Hakusho around November 1990, basing the series on his interests in the occult and horror films and an influence of Buddhist mythology.
The Brave Express Might Gaine is an anime television series begun in 1993, created by Takara and Sunrise under the direction of Shinji Takamatsu, and was the fourth in the Yūsha or Brave metaseries.
Mobile Suit Victory Gundam, is a 1993 Japanese science fiction anime television series. It consists of 51 episodes, and was directed by Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino. The series was first broadcast on TV Asahi. It is the fourth installment in the Gundam franchise, first series in the franchise released in Japan's Heisei period, and the final full series to be set in the Universal Century calendar.
Fumihiko Tachiki is a Japanese voice actor and narrator. He is best known for his role as Kenpachi Zaraki from Bleach and Akainu from One Piece.
Hisako Takayama, known by her stage name Urara Takano is a Japanese voice actress from Togane, Chiba. Takano runs the talent agency Re-max, although she was originally affiliated with Ken Production. Her most prominent role has been in the Sakura Wars video game franchise, where she voices Maria Tachibana. Other major roles include Ryo Takaba in Bakusō Kyōdai Let's & Go!!, Marller in Ah My Goddess, Tiger in Saber Marionette J, Musashi Kazama in Grander Musashi, Kai Hiwatari in Beyblade, and Veffidas Feaze in Macross 7.
Wataru Takagi is a Japanese actor and voice actor from Chiba Prefecture. He is affiliated with Arts Vision. He is best known for his roles in Detective Conan, After War Gundam X, Slayers Try, the Beast Wars: Transformers series, Great Teacher Onizuka, Hajime no Ippo, Naruto, the fifth series of GeGeGe no Kitarō, Yes! PreCure 5, and more recently, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable.
Mitsuaki Madono is a Japanese voice actor who was born in Osaka, Japan. He's known for voicing characters who are jokers, but sometimes hide a more insidious nature such as Emishi Haruki in GetBackers, Loki in Valkyrie Profile, Joker in Flame of Recca, and Kōtarō Yanagisawa in Assassination Classroom.
Kazue Ikura is a Japanese actress, voice actress and narrator who works for Aoni Production. She was previously affiliated with theater groups/production companies 劇舎燐, 俳協, Production Baobab and NABEYA.
Unshō Ishizuka was a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator and theatre director from Katsuyama, Fukui. He was affiliated with Aoni Production at the time of his death and was known for providing the voice of both the narrator and Professor Oak on the Japanese anime series Pokémon.
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Kenji Nomura is a Japanese voice actor from Okayama Prefecture affiliated with Aksent. He has starring roles in anime shows, including Mitsunori Kugayama in Genshiken, Chairman Harabote in Kinnikuman: Ultimate Muscle, Lorenzo in Ristorante Paradiso, Gilles de Rais in Drifters. He also voices in a bunch of supporting roles in anime series including Battle Spirits, First Love Limited, Jormungand, Kanokon, Valkyria Chronicles, Yes! PreCure5, and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's. He voices several villain characters in One Piece.
Toshikazu Shiozawa, better known by the stage name Kaneto Shiozawa, was a Japanese voice actor from Tokyo. At the time of his death, he was attached to Aoni Production. He had a distinctive calm, aristocratic-sounding voice, which often typecast him as villainous or anti-heroic strategists and intellectuals. His stage name originated from the Japanese director Kaneto Shindō.
Tōru Ōkawa is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator. While he went to a College of Art, Nihon University, he started his career as a stage actor, but after he moved to Mausu Promotion, his current agency, he came to focus on voice acting.
Shin Aomori is a Japanese voice actor who lives in Aomori Prefecture. Previously affiliated with Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society and Sigma Seven, he is attached to Aoni Production. With his distinctive grim voice, he is best known as the Japanese voice of Doctor Drakken in Kim Possible and Kibito in Dragon Ball Z.
Naoki Bandō, often credited as Naoki Bandou, is a Japanese voice actor who has worked on a few videogame titles and anime series. He provides the voice of Lord Emon in Shadow of the Colossus, and the voice of Larikush in Baten Kaitos. Some of his anime voiceovers include the role of Gatō in Naruto. He is the voice of Splatter in the Japanese version of the film Thomas and the Magic Railroad.
Mieko Suzuki, better known by the stage names Teiyū Ichiryūsai and Mie Suzuki, is a Japanese voice actress and kōdan-shi known for voicing Masao Sato from Crayon Shin-chan.
Tadashi Miyazawa is a male Japanese voice actor. He is from Nagano, Japan. He is part of the talent agency KeKKe.
Nobunaga Shimazaki is a Japanese voice actor from Miyagi Prefecture. He is affiliated with Aoni Production. He received Best rookie actor on ’’7th Seiyu Awards’’.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is an action video game for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. Based on the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series by Hirohiko Araki, Eyes of Heaven is the second game in the franchise to be developed by CyberConnect2, following 2013's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle. The game was released for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Japan on December 17, 2015 and was released exclusively on the PlayStation 4 in Western territories on June 28, 2016. There is also a novel transposition of the game.
Juri Kimura is a Japanese voice actress from Fukuoka Prefecture. She is affiliated with Haikyō.
Dio Brando is a fictional character from the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series created by Hirohiko Araki. He first appears as the antagonist of the first story arc Phantom Blood in the debut chapter "Dio the Invader", which was published in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on January 1, 1987. He later returns as the main antagonist in the series' third story arc Stardust Crusaders, where he is now known solely as DIO, and he also appears in flashbacks in the sixth story arc Stone Ocean. In the seventh story arc Steel Ball Run an alternative version of the character called Diego Brando, who is also called Dio for short, appears as a major character.
Star-Myu, with subtitle Kōkō Boshi Kageki is a Japanese original anime television series produced by C-Station and NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan. It premiered in Japan starting from 5 October 2015. It has generated 3 anime seasons, 2 OVAs, a stage musical adaptation, 2 manga adaptations, 2 radio programs, multiple musical song CDs and drama CDs, as well as a variety of related merchandise and collaboration. The franchise also got a sequel stage musical in July 2018 and a new OVA project on October 24, 2018.