Nov. 11 is Suzuki Tatsuhisa’s birthday.
Suzuki Tatsuhisa is a voice actor that debuted in the 2000s. Since then, he had played several main characters from various works like 『Namu Amida Butsu!- Rendai Utena-』 and Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom』 as well as other TV anime and movies.
Currently active in the music unit, OLDCODEX Vocal with the alias Ta_2. On Jul. 31, his 6th album 「LADDERLESS」 was released, and a live tour 「OLDCODEX“ LADDERLESS ”Tour 2019」 is currently being held. On Nov. 20, his 17th single 「Take On Fever」 was scheduled for release as well, displaying his activeness in the music industry.
That’s why to get into the birthday celebration mood for Suzuki Tatsuhisa, Anime!Anime! conducted a reader survey titled 「Who’s your favorite character played by Suzuki Tatsuhisa？」. Within the survey period from Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, 141 responses were received.
The male-female ratio is about 40% for men and about 60% for women, with women being the majority. The age group was about 50% of those under the age of 19 and about 20% of those in their 20s, mainly young people.
■Tachibana Makoto from 「Free!」 takes the top seat for 2 consecutive years！
1st place goes to Tachibana Makoto from 『Free!』. The support rate was about 18%, continuing his reign over the top seat from last year.
「Suzuki Tatsuhisa doesn’t play wild characters usually, instead he plays the gentle big brother which makes my heart pump！」, 「I fell head over heels for his sweet and gentle voice which was different from the usual」 and 「His amazingly gentle voice is perfect for Makoto, someone who is kind towards his teammates and siblings. I could even feel the warmth as a viewer」, comments from viewers who were healed by his warm soothing voice. From viewers who were charmed by his plays and singing voice, 「Separately playing characters ranging from high school till college, his character songs are the best！」.
2nd place goes to Ban from 『the Seven Deadly Sins』. The support rate was about 15%, ascended from last year’s 4th place.
Ban is popular for his relationship with his former lover, Elaine. With comments like 「The way he fights for the sake of the one he love and his allies is just so cool」 and 「I want him to be happy together with Elaine」. Also with viewers who were attracted to the way he calls out to Meliodas, 「The way he says “Captain♪” is really cute」.The 3rd season, 『The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath of the Gods』 is currently airing starting from Oct. 2019.
3rd place goes to Takao Kazunari from 『Kuroko’s Basketball』. The support rate was about 7%, remaining at 3rd place from last year.
「The gap between the vibe he gives off as a bright mood maker and his serious expressions during a match. The way he contributes to his team by forming a impeccable combination with his hard-to-please partner, Midorima, along with his “Hawk Eye” is just too charming」 and 「It’s wonderful how he’s able to display his own inner will with his own voice despite swearing obedience to the ace」, giving him a high rating as a basketball player.
■Introducing the other comments!!
Kurosaki Ranmaru from 『Uta no Prince-sama』 with comments like 「i think Suzuki-san’s voice pulls out Ranmaru-senpai’s manliness further！」 and 「The synchro rate is amazing. His songs are rocks as well which I absolutely love！」。
Prosciutto from 『JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind』 with comments like 「Big bro’s cool lines were just so radical. Everything about him is just so cool」。
Tsubaki from 『SERVAMP』 with comments such as 「A complicated character with both madness and loneliness clouded with some akwardness, I think it’s amazing how he was able to play such a character well」
Nase Hiroomi『Beyond the Boundary』 with comments such as 「After expressing that much of big bro & perverted side of the character, I can’t help but to fall for him！」, comment from a voter who has a serious case of siscon have arrived as well. The results were a collection of memorable characters with not only the main characters, but also the antagonists with their own beliefs.
[Who’s your favorite character played by Suzuki Tatsuhisa？ 2019 Edition]
1st Tachibana Makoto 『Free!』
2nd Ban 『The Seven Deadly Sins』
3rd Takao Kazunari 『Kuroko’s Basketball』
4th Kurosaki Ranmaru 『Uta no Prince-sama』
5th Prosciutto 『JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind』
6th Tsubaki 『SERVAMP』
7th Ishii Tsutomu 『DEAR BOYS』
7th Usada Lettuce 『Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters』
7th Sakamoto Yuji 『Baka and Tests: Summon the Beasts』
7th Hiiragi Shinya 『Seraph of the End』
7th Nase Hiroomi 『Beyod the Boundary』
7th Mukami Yuuma 『DIABOLIK LOVERS』
13th Ashwatthama 『Fate/Grand Order』
13th Jun 『Pokemon: Diamond & Pearl』
13th Ettalgar『Ultraman Ginga S The Movie: The 10 Ultra Heroes!!』
13th Haruto『Saint Seiya Omega』
（Survey Period：Oct. 30 ～ Nov. 6, 2019）