Dec. 2 is Minase Inori’s birthday.
Minase Inori debuted in 2010. At the 10th Voice Actor Awards, she won the Best Actress Award. In 2019, she played the main character in many TV animations and movies, such as “The Quintessential Quintuplets “, “Astra Lost in Space”, “For Whom the Alchemist Exists”, and “Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai” as well as others.
Continuing on from last year, Anime! Anime! conducted a reader survey entitled “Who is your favorite character played by Minase Inori?” During the survey period of Nov. 17 to Nov. 24, 281 respondents replied.
The ratio of males and females was about 75% men and about 25% women, with there being a significant larger number of men. The age group was about 50% under the age of 19, and about 30% in their 20’s, mainly focusing on young people.
■ The top place was “Is the Order a Rabbit?”’s Chino.
The first place was Chino from “Is the order a rabbit?”. The approval rating was about 19%, and it was able to improve on its 2nd place from last year.
Chino is the poster girl at the coffee shop, Rabbit House. “Chino’s coolness and in a good way childishness are well expressed in Inorin’s voice. The character theme song sung in Chino’s clear voice is also very beautiful!” “I like the calmness of her voice, and I think it is the best match for Chino’s character.” In 2019, the heroine of the popular new series OVA became the top.
In second place was Rem from “Re: Zero -Starting Life in Another World-”. Down one spot from last year’s top place by a margin of only one vote.
For the universal maid Rem, comments such as “She looks good! Good personality! Good at housework! and of course good voice! One of the best heroines with fighting ability.” and “It didn’t matter what situation Subaru fell into, she accepted them all and I was impressed by the way she thinks.” the capricious character is very popular.
There are also comments saying, “The background music is very nice too and I still listen to it every day, with tears running down my cheeks every time I listen to it.” The latest work “Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-: Memory Snow” is currently being screened in movie theaters.
In third place is Makinohara Shoko of “Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.” The approval rating this time was about 11%, a significant increase from 11th place last year.
Makinohara Shoko is the character who holds the key in this year’s released “Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.” With comments like “It is amazing that she was able to play a role with different ages of adult and young Shoko” playing a role with different ages proved popular.
■Other opinions were!
For Nakano Ittsuki from the “The Quintessential Quintuplets ” comments such as, “She is a very polite and cute character. She likes to eat a lot.” and “I thought she was not only cute, but that her honesty was also very attractive.”
Aries Spring from “Astra Lost in Space” received comments such as “The strange setting of her laughing voice was played well, and the climax play was also very good” and “Aries’ silliness and fortitude are a role that will hook you! ”
Some comments about Hestia from “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?” were, “I was overwhelmed by the difference between Hestia’s usual cute voice and the tolerant voice used for the goddess. I am impressed that the essence of Hestia is transmitted even though the voices give a completely different impression. ”
About Reines from “The Case Files of Lord El-Melloi II Rail Zeppelin Grace Note” comments such as, “I like Minase-san’s performance of characters with a low voice, however I lover Reines’ unusual mischievous younger sister side.” votes for a title released in 2019 was also very prominent.
The result was a collection of fresh anime characters, from long-awaited works to be put into anime to popular series where the latest work was announced this year.
■Top 20 Ranking
2019 edition of [Who is your favorite character played by Minase Inori ? ]
1st place: Chino (Kafu Chino) “Is the order a rabbit?”
2nd place: Rem “Re: Zero -Starting Life in Another World-”
3rd place: Makinohara Shoko “Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.”
4th place: Nakano Ittsuki “The Quintessential Quintuplets”
5th place: Kira Hoshi Ciel / Kirarin / Cure Parfait “Kirakira PreCure A la Mode”
6th place: Hestia “Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?”
7th place: Aries Spring “Astra Lost in Space”
7th place: Carol Malus Dienheim “SYMPHOGEAR GX”
9th place: Naruse Jun “The Anthem of the Heart. ”
10th place: Tamaki Mari “A place farther than the Universe”
11th place: Chito “Girls’ Last Tour”
11th place: Reines El-Melloi Archisorte
“The Case Files of Lord El-Melloi II Rail Zeppelin Grace Note”
13th place: Takeuchi Yuki “School Live!”
13th place: Nanasaki Nicole”Tokyo 7th Sisters”
15th place: Koiwai Yoshino “Masamune-kun’s Revenge”
15th place: Chidori “Nobunaga no Shinobi”
16th place: Tada Yui “Tada Never Falls in Love”
16th place: Tanahashi Suzune “Love Lab”
16th place: Narita Rina “Amachan”
(Survey period: Nov. 17 to Nov. 24, 2019)