|Born|| February 6, 1961 |
|Height||156 cm (5ft 2)|
Yuko Kobayashi (小林 優子, Kobayashi Yūko, born February 6, 1961 in Tokyo) is a Japanese actress, voice actress and narrator, currently affiliated with 81 Produce and married to voice actor Mitsuaki Hoshino.
Toshiyuki Morikawa is a Japanese voice actor, narrator and singer who is the head of Axlone, a voice acting company he founded in April 2011. His name is also sometimes mistranslated as Tomoyuki Morikawa. In 2003, he and Fumihiko Tachiki formed the band "2Hearts", one of their works being the ending theme of the video game Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires. He has voiced many characters in anime and video games, including Yoshikage Kira in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, Kengo Akechi in Kindaichi Case Files, Sephiroth in the Final Fantasy series and Kingdom Hearts series, Dante in Devil May Cry,Kagaya Ubuyashiki in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Isshin Kurosaki in Bleach, Minato Namikaze in Naruto: Shippuden, Julius Novachrono in Black Clover, Mard Geer Tartaros in Fairy Tail, Boros in One Punch Man, both Eneru and Hatchan in One Piece, Tyki Mikk in D.Gray-man, Naraku in InuYasha, Griffith in the 1997 series of Berserk, Isaburo Sasaki in Gin Tama and the main and titular character of Tekkaman Blade. He attended Katsuta Voice Actor's Academy with Kotono Mitsuishi, Chisa Yokoyama, Wataru Takagi, Sachiko Sugawara and Michiko Neya. Because of his deep voice, he is often cast as imposing characters. He has dubbed-over many actors in Japanese such as: Tom Cruise, Ewan McGregor, Adam Sandler, Chris O'Donnell, Owen Wilson, Keanu Reeves and Martin Freeman's roles.
Hisako Takayama, known by her stage name Urara Takano is a Japanese actress, voice actress and narrator from Togane, Chiba. She is currently affiliated with and representative of REMAX. 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. She is the mother of actress and voice actress Anna Kirie.
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. Takagi is the official Japanese voice of Daffy Duck.
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, Kaname Ohgi in Code Geass, Kon in Bleach and Kōtarō Yanagisawa in Assassination Classroom.
Jin Yamanoi is a Japanese voice actor from Tokyo, Japan.
Sanae Kobayashi is a Japanese voice actress formerly affiliated with Production Baobab, and now with Sigma Seven. She has voiced in a number of anime shows and films. Some of her major roles are Akira Toya in Hikaru no Go, Asuka Tenjouin in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Allen Walker in D.Gray-man, Chris Thorndyke in Sonic X, Natsumi Raimon in Inazuma Eleven, and Satsuki Kitaoji in Strawberry 100%. In more recent works, she voices Namie Yagiri in Durarara!!, Reiko Natsume in Natsume's Book of Friends, and Canon Memphis-Hazama in Fafner: Exodus. In video games, she voices Gemini Sunrise in Sakura Wars New York NY, Pai in .hack, The Ice Climbers in the Super Smash Bros series, and Kat in Gravity Rush.
Hiroya Ishimaru is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator most famous for performing the role of Koji Kabuto in the 1972 series Mazinger Z and its sequels. He also voiced Tutty from Bosco Adventure and Ultraman Taro in recurring Ultra Series entries. He is also the official Japanese dub-over voice artist for Jackie Chan. He voiced Dracula in Castlevania: Rondo of Blood. He also voiced Lei Wulong from the Tekken fighting game series, who has a strong resemblance to Jackie Chan. He is also a fluent English Speaker.
Keiko Toda is a Japanese actress, voice actress, singer and narrator from Nagoya, Aichi. Her most famous role is the voice of the children's hero Anpanman on the long running anime Soreike! Anpanman. She was also the voice of Thomas the Tank Engine in the Japanese dub of Thomas & Friends from Season 1 to Season 8. She was once married to Shuichi Ikeda and Junichi Inoue.
Yoko Soumi is a Japanese actress and voice actress affiliated with Mausu Promotion. She and fellow voice actor Akio Ōtsuka married on February 11, 2005, but they divorced three years later.
Hisako Kyōda is a Japanese actress and voice actress from Tokyo Prefecture. Some of her major voice roles include Genkai in Yu Yu Hakusho, Omusubiman in Soreike! Anpanman and Yukari Godai in Maison Ikkoku. Kyōda is affiliated with the talent agency Haikyō.
Hiroki Tōchi is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator affiliated with Office Osawa. He has frequently appeared in many anime and video games mainly created by tri-Ace. He won a Male Character Voice Prize in the 2011 Famitsu Awards. Some of his major characters include Abel Nightroad in Trinity Blood, Baldroy in Black Butler, Kokopelli in Bokurano, Tesshin Kataoka in Ace of Diamond, Cross Marian in D.Gray-man, Panther Lily in Fairy Tail and Lasse Aeon in Mobile Suit Gundam 00. In anime film series, he voices Daisuke Akimi in The Garden of Sinners and Dr. Easter in Mardock Scramble. In live-action shows, he provides the Japanese voice for Dean Winchester in Supernatural as well as in its anime adaptation. In video games, he voices the Japanese dub voice for Nathan Drake in Uncharted series, Chris Redfield in Resident Evil and Project X Zone, Aluze in Valkyrie Profile and Desmond Miles in Assassin's Creed.
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki, known as simply Tenchi Muyo! in North America, is a collection of Japanese OVAs created by Masaki Kajishima and animated by AIC. Initially released in 1992, it marked the beginning of the Tenchi Muyo! franchise, composed of several manga, OVAs, TV series, and other related media. The first two OVA series were later licensed and distributed in North America by Pioneer Entertainment, with Funimation taking over the rights for the third series, and later taking over the rights for the first two OVAs. In 2020, Crunchyroll acquired worldwide streaming rights for the fourth and fifth seasons of the OVA.
Takako Fuji is a Japanese actress and voice actress from Tokyo, Japan. She is best known for her performances as Kayako Saeki in the Ju-On and Grudge franchises.
Takako Honda is a Japanese voice actress and narrator affiliated with Office Osawa. She is the regular dubbing voice actress for Halle Berry, Hilary Swank and Milla Jovovich. In 2006, Takako was chosen to succeed Atsuko Tanaka as Lara Croft in the Japanese dub of the Tomb Raider franchise, much like Atsuko, also eventually voicing the character in over five games.
Tenchi the Movie: Tenchi in Love!, also known in Japan as Tenchi Muyo in Love!, is a 1996 Japanese animated film and the first of three films set in the Tenchi Muyo! multi-verse.
Yukari Nozawa is a Japanese actress and voice actress who is affiliated with Seinenza Theater Company.
Sayaka Kobayashi is a Japanese actress and voice actress. She is affiliated with Seinenza Theater Company from April 1, 1992 through the Institute of Literary Research and the Juvenile Research Institute of the 16th period. She was born in Sapporo, Hokkaido.
Mami Horikoshi is a Japanese voice actress who was previously affiliated with Office Osawa but is now affiliated with Aoni Production. She is originally from Fukushima Prefecture.
Akio Nojima is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator from Nishitōkyō, Tokyo. His sons, Hirofumi Nojima and Kenji Nojima, are voice actors and his other son Satoshi is a nature writer. He was formerly affiliated with Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society and is attached to Sigma Seven as of 2016. He is most known for the roles of Saga in Saint Seiya and the Japanese voice of KITT in Knight Rider.
Mutsumi Tamura is a Japanese voice actress who is affiliated with I'm Enterprise. She voiced Kobayashi in Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, Aknori Arihoshi in Yo-kai Watch Shadowside and Lute in Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On.