The Wheel of Seiyuu #2: 50 questions for Murakawa Rie


It’s been a while since the last translation for our 50-question series of interview for female seiyuu, hasn’t it! Previously it was Touyama Nao, this time it’s going to be #2, Murakawa Rie!

She may not have had many main roles thus far, but her vocal range is nothing short of impressive. She’s voiced characters of various personalities ranging from cute, bubbly girls such as Escha Malier from Atelier Escha & Logy, to princess-like girls such as Futaba Aoi from Vividred Operation and Ichijou Hotaru from Non Non Biyori.

She also is nicknamed “Rieshon” (which will be used henceforth to refer to her). It’s a portmanteau of “Rie”, which refers to her name, and “shon”, which refers to passion, reaction and tension (“sion” is pronounced as “shon” in Japanese).

Without further ado, let’s begin on the interview~

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The Wheel of Seiyuu #23: 50 questions for Touyama Nao


Continuing on with our 50-question series of interviews for female seiyuu, this time we have decided to translate #23, Touyama Nao!

You probably would have heard her name here and there, but just a refresher on her roles, her roles so far include Aiba Mui from Mahou Sensou, Atarashi Ako from Saki: Achiga-hen -Episode of Side-A-, Kirisaki Chitoge in Nisekoi, Kujou Karen from Kiniro Mosaic and of course, her first main role, Nakagawa Kanon from The World God Only Knows.

Well then, with that out of the way, let’s begin~

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Uchida Aya 1st FULL ALBUM “Applemint” Preview


Remember the previous post on Uchida Aya’s 50-question interview? Well, it looks like this next post’s going to be about Ucchi once again, with more details regarding her new album coming up.

Looks like the album’s going to be released on November 12 this year, with a total of 11 songs (coincidentally, that date happens to be exactly two months after Kotori’s birthday). Two versions will be released, with the normal CD version going for 2778 yen before tax, and the limited edition CD+Blu-Ray version going for 3685 yen before tax.

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The Wheel of Seiyuu #1: 50 questions for Uchida Aya

Ucchiiii~!  _(:3」∠)

Ucchiiii~! _(:3」∠)

Previously we’ve done #22, from Taneda Risa. This time, we’re going back to #1, from Uchida Aya!

Once again, for those hearing this name for the first time, here’s a bit of background information. She’s a relatively new seiyuu as well, like Taneda Risa. Her most recent main roles include Shinomiya Himawari from Vividred Operation, Nitta Io from Devil Survivor 2 The Animation and Minami Kotori from Love Live! (which everyone should totally watch :>).

Well, enough about her background. Without further ado, let’s begin~

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The Wheel of Seiyuu #22: 50 questions for Taneda Risa

Gotta love that pair of red megane!

Gotta love that pair of red megane!

Recently, there’s been a “Wheel of Seiyuu” series where various seiyuu (voice actors) are interviewed, for a total of 50 questions. It’s been going on for quite some time (there are 22 sets of interviews as of the date of posting), so it’s not something new. Still, I thought it might be interesting to translate these interviews, so I started on this translation project with Sleepy from Nabe!!. It’s going to take quite a while to translate all of them, so we’re going to translate them one by one, in no particular order. It’s going to be a bit messy, but hopefully it’ll get sorted out in due time!

In any case, we’ll start from the latest translation (yes, that’s #22 for you), from Taneda Risa! Just a bit of background for those seeing this name for the first time, she’s a relatively new seiyuu, having got her first main role as Watanabe Saki in Shinsekai Yori just two years ago. Since then, she’s gone on to voice characters such as Komichi Aya from Kiniro Mosaic (AYAYA!!), Kuriyama Mirai from Kyoukai no Kanata  and Himeragi Yukina from Strike The Blood. I personally like her voice and vocal range a lot, so I’m looking forward to seeing her take up more roles from now on.

Now that you know a bit more about Tane-chan, let’s get down to the interview!

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