December 6, 2019 By: Onose Taichirou (Translated by YK & ceressculd ), 317 views
Tokutake Tatsuya announced that he will retire from the entertainment industry. His roles were Suzui Ryouta from "Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler", Tsukumo Kazuki from "IDOLM@STER SideM", etc…
Tokutake Tatsuya, a voice actor who has played the roles such as Suzui Ryouta in “Kakegurui -Compulsive Gambler” and Tsukumo Kazuki from “THE IDOLM@STER SideM”, announced that he will retire entertainment industry at the end of this year, including a voice actor from Dec. 3, 2019.
Tokutake Tatsuya, a voice actor who has played the roles such as Suzui Ryouta in "Kakegurui -Compulsive Gambler" and Tsukumo Kazuki from "THE IDOLM@STER SideM", announced that he will retire entertainment industry at the end of this year, including a voice actor from Dec. 3, 2019. He commented in his affiliated company "WITH LINE" official site, "what I have earned while working as a voice actor is invaluable. I keep it in heart and I will do my best to be successful in the new field that I will be involved."
"WITH LINE" announced on its news page of the official website, stating "Tokutake Takuya, who is a member of WITH LINE, will be retiring from entertainment industry by the end of Dec. 2019. We apologize that we made the announcement so suddenly. We greatly appreciate all the support from associate companies and fans. "
Tokube's comment announced together with it said, "To all people who support me. I apologize for a sudden announcement. I, Tokutake Tatsuya will retire voice actor on Dec. 31, 2019.", addition to the announcement, there were a message for fans and to whom it may concern.
"I appreciate all works, characters and staffs and those involved, from the day I debut" thanked Tokutake, and he continued, "I apologize that I could not return for all the support I have gotten. I wish that you love continuing characters and works".
Lastly, he commented, "what I have earned while working as a voice actor is invaluable. I keep it in heart and I will do my best to be successful in the new field that I will be involved. Again, thanks for your support."
"THE IDOLM@STER SideM", a content which Tokutake played the role of Tsukumo Kazuki, made an announcement on the blog as well. "THE IDOLM@STER SideM 5th ANNIVERSARY DISC 02" and "THE IDOKM@STER SideM WORLD TRE@SURE", the CD's which will be released in later dates, will be recorded continuously with Tokutake's voice, and a new cast is in consideration.
A ranking of the voice actors you want to hear whispering "Keep warm and rest." has been listed on 「A Survey of Business Women's "Onkatsu" 2019」 ( "Onkatsu" is activities to keep your body temperature warm and healthy) conducted by Youmeishu Seizo.
Voice actress, Numakura Manami has announced the end of her artist activities. Together with that announcement, the sales of her complete best album, a final live performance, a new artist photo and cover photo was released. Moreover, she will continue with her voice acting as usual.
Oct. 19 is Enoki Junya's birthday.
In the fall 2020's anime, he played main characters in many titles, including "Jujutsu Kaisen" and "Fly Me to the Moon". His appearances in anime "Cells at Work! CODE BLACK" and "Heaven's Design Tem", which will be broadcast in 2021, have also been decided.
He also dubbed Peter Parker from "Spider-Man: Homecoming", etc., and he is also active at the stage play, radio, and singing character's songs.
To celebrate Enoki Junya's birthday, like last year, we conducted a reader survey "Who is your favorite character played by Enoki Junya?" We received responses from 127 people during the survey period from Oct. 6. to Oct. 13.
The male-female ratio is about 20% for males and about 80% for females. About 40% of the age group were minors, and about 40% were in their 20s.
■Maita Rui from "Idolmaster SideM" is at the top for the second consecutive year!
1st place went to Maita Rui from "The Idolmaster SideM". The approval rating was about 17%, and he was place on the same ranking as last year.
Readers commented, "He is always bright, positive, and energetic. Enoki-sans' performance at the live was also wonderful which hype up the venue", and "Although he is an energetic character, he also has calm and kind sides. I think it was expressed well thanks to Enoki-sans delicate acting."
Another reason for his popularity is that he is a former English teacher who becomes an idol, "He speaks English but I think that it is not going beyond and played naturally, which makes the character more attractive."
2nd place goes to Itadori Yuji from "Jujutsu Kaisen". The approval rating is about 14%. The title of the 2020 broadcast was ranked high.
Many fans liked the main protagonist, "Full body-sized high school student is cute! Itadori-kun, who confronts the harsh fate with his sharp acting that feels natural and powerful, is played vividly.", and "Enoki-san's voice and acting convey the gentleness of his physical ability and strong core, but he is not pretentious."
Some readers are looking forward to future development, "It's just started, but after watching the first episode, I am sure that 'this will be the represensative work for Enoki-san'."
3rd place goes to Horikawa Kunihiro from the "Touken Ranbu: ONLINE" series. The approval rating is about 12%, ranked up from 4th place last year.
His pleasant personality is popular, "I think serious, polite, and caring character fits well to Enoki-sans voice."
Also, fans of various media vote for it, "Swaying emotions and conflicts of 'Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu' makes me cry.", and "The line, 'I'm Ken-san's friends and assistant!', is very cute."
■Let's introduce other comments
About Seiji from "Tsukumogami Kashimasu", "Enoki-san's voice is perfect for Seiji's soft and gentle aura. The radio with Komatsu Mikako was also very interesting every time."
About Jona Basta from "Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative", "He is a clumsy boy with few words and few emotions. There are many places where his feelings leak out due to unvoiced sounds such as sighs, and I think that Enoki-san's delicate play made him an actual person."
About Peter Parker from the "Spider-Man" series said, "I think Enoki-san very well played changes of the character after what happened in 'Avengers: Endgame'".
About Hoshizora Yuzaki from the newest title of fall 2020, "Fly Me to the Moon", "The anime has just been broadcast, but it so good! The acting of Nasu-kun who rolls over and over is great!"
In the 2020 version of the survey, the 1st place was the same as last year, but the second and lower rankings have changed significantly. Multiple new characters played in 2020 are also ranked in. It has been decided that he will appear in various titles in 2021, and we are looking forward to his new roles.
"Who is your favorite character played by Enoki Junya?"
1st place Maita Rui "Idol Master SideM"
2nd place Itadori Yuji "Jujutsu Kaisen"
3rd place Horikawa Kunihiro "Touken Ranbu: ONLINE"
4th place Yuzaki Hoshizora "Fly Me to the Moon"
5th place Kiba Shion "Card Fight !! Vanguard G"
6th place Kurata Takezo "Kono Oto Tomare! Sounds of Life!"
6th place Pannacotta Fugo "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Golden Wind"
8th place Spider-Man / Peter Parker "Spider-Man: Homecoming", etc.
9th place Higurashi Sota "Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon"
10th place Seiji "Tsukumogami Kashimasu"
10th place Tsukumo Rei "Young Disease Outburst Boy"
10th place Hoshino Ryo "Millionaire Detective Balance: UNLIMITED"
10th place Vendellin "The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? "
10th place Jona Basta "Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative"
15th place Arata Kojo "On air!"
15th place Tatewaki Shotaro "Beautiful Bones: Sakurako's Investigation"
15th place Yonazuki Lucia "Shadowverse"
(Survey Period: Oct. 6, 2020 - Oct. 13)
Oct. 16 is Kito Akari-san's birthday.
Kito Akari-san made her voice actor debut in 2010 and she has voiced characters from various titles since then. In 2020, she has voiced several main characters from titles, including "In/Spectre", "Adachi and Shimamura", and "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train".
In 2019, she made her singer debut and her 1st live tour "Colorful Closet" is currently being held from September to October. On Oct. 28, her 3rd single "Kimi no Tonari de" is scheduled to be released.
To celebrate Kito Akari-san's birthday, Anime! Anime! had conducted the reader survey "Who is your favorite character voiced by Kito Akari-san?". A total of 140 responses were received during the survey period from Sep. 30 to Oct. 7.
For the gender distribution, the votes were equally split for both male and female. For the age distribution, roughly 50% are from minors, while roughly 30% are from 20's.
■The top is Nezuko from "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba". Do check out the movie!
The 1st place goes to Kamado Nezuko "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" with supporting rate of approximately 26%.
We had received several comments, such as "Despite most of the lines are onomatopoeic word, Kito Akari-san's acting is quite amazing as she was still able to express the character's emotions," "I love Kito-san's cute voice when she speaks normally and when she turns into a demon!" and "The line 'Blood Demon Art: Exploding Blood' is quite cool", and this shows that there was a lot of agreement on her amazing acting that was able to transmit the emotions even through just a groan
There were also a few comments regarding the release of "Mugen Train" on Oct. 16, which is "Kito-san's birthday is on the same day as the release date of the movie! I'm looking forward to Nezuko's achievement."
2nd place goes to Konoe Kanata from "Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club" with a support rating of approximately 15%.
The comments received, such as "Even though she seems sleepy normally, I love the elder sister side of her that she shows sometimes!" "I am healed by that lullaby-like gentle voice", and "Her singing voice and atmosphere are quite gentle, and above all, she is cute" show that her popularity came from her gentleness. Despite the TV anime just started from October, she had gathered a lot of attention.
3rd place goes to Yashiro Nene from "Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun" with a support rating of approximately 9%.
Yashiro Nene is the heroine of this work and she called out to Hanako-kun to fulfill her own wish. We had received comments, such as "I like how Nene-chan's atmosphere fits well with Kito-san's voice" and "It was great that the anime and the voice had a good synchronization." and her interactions with Hanako-kun are also quite well-received.
■Let's introduce the other comments!!
For Chiyoda Momo from "The Demon Girl Next Door": "She is cute and cool. I also like how she always looks after Shamiko. I'm looking forward to season 2!"
For Himesaka Noa from "Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me": "I am able to learn how amazing Kito-san's acting is from this character as there is a huge difference with her actual voice."
For Iwanaga Kotoko from "In/Spectre": "Kito-san cute voice is a perfect fit with to Iwanaga's voice that say indecent word and has a cute face!"
There is even a vote for a currently broadcasting title and the comments for Adachi from "Adachi and Shimamura" is "While watching the trailer, I think that the conversation with Shimamura is cute. I love both the opening song as Adachi and the ending sang by Kito-san."
Most of the top 10 in this survey came from character from 2019 and 2020 anime which is quite a fresh results. As it was decided that she will appear in several titles from now on, let's look forward to what type of role will she play.
"Who is your favorite character voiced by Kito Akari-san?"
1. Kamado Nezuko "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba"
2. Konoe Kanata "Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club"
3. Yashiro Nene "Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun"
4. Chiyoda Momo "The Demon Girl Next Door"
5. Himesaka Noa "Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me"
6. Horikita Suzune "Classroom of the Elite"
7. Calen "Time Bokan 24"
8. Iwanaga Kotoko "In/Spectre"
9. Tsukisaki Sayu "Re:Stage! Dream Days♪"
9. Hinata Kaho "Blend S"
11. Adachi "Adachi and Shimamura"
11. Sarayashiki Karin "The Ones Within"
11. Nakamura Misa "Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles"
11. Hiromi "Erased"
11. Honshou Aru "Hitori Bocchi no Marumaru Seikatsu"
11. Yuzaki Tsukasa "Fly Me to the Moon"
（Survey Period： Sep. 30, 2020 - Oct. 7, 2020）
The cast that will play Edogawa Rampo, Miyazawa Kenji and Yosano Akiko in the TV anime "Bungo Stray Dogs Wan!", which is scheduled to begin airing in Jan. 2021, has been announced.
The "Bungo Strayed Dogs Wan!" is the official gag spin-off of "Bungo Stray Dogs" serialized in Young Ace UP. In this title, armed detective agency and gangster characters appear in minimalist form. A gag spin-off variety show where the hilarious stray dogs bark at the everyday, "Wan!" is depicted.
The second cast has now been announced. Edogawa Rampo, Miyazawa Kenji, and Yosano Akiko will be played by Kamiya Hiroshi, Kagura Hiroyuki, and Shimamura Yuu, the same three as in the "Bungo Strays" anime. At the same time, character illustrations have been released.
The TV anime "Bungo Strayed Dogs Wan! is scheduled to begin airing in Jan. 2021.
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In Oct. 2020, the "Autumn Cours" anime season has started. According to a survey conducted at Anime! Anime!, Nakamura Yuichi and Minase Inori shared the 1st place in the number of main appearances by gender (※). In this article, we will introduce the appearances of those two in autumn's titles.
※Survey on "Anime! Anime!" dated Oct. 5.
※ Future guest appearances are not added.
※ Applies to works that started or resumed broadcasting in the fall of 2020. The second cours that continues from the summer animation is not applicable.
■Male voice actors: Nakamura Yuichi, what about so many "big brother" roles !?
Nakamura Yuichi debuted in the 2000s. He is known for many roles, including OkazakiTomoya in "CLANNAD", Saotome Alto in "Macross Frontier", and Bruno Bucciarati in "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Golden Wind". In the 2020 summer anime cours, he appeared in "Fruit Basket" (role of Sohma Shigure) and "Pokemon" (role of Dr. Sakuragi).
Currently, he is active not only as a voice actor but also expanding the range of his interests, holding a Youtube channel with writer Mafia Kajita.
In what kind of work he will appear in fall 2020?
Nakamura-san will appear in 7 titles, which are: in the 3rd season of "Mr. Osomatsu" (Osomatsu Matsuno), "The Irregular at Magic High School" (Tsukasa Nami), "Please Take My Brother Away!" (Shi Fen), "Jujutsu Kaisen" (Satoru Gojo), "Warlords of Sigrdrifa" (Ron Mao), "Munou na Nana" (Onodera Kyoya), "Dragon's Dogma" ("Assasin" Ethan).
His variety of roles including cool, easy-going and elusive characters. Looking at the list of roles, it feels that there are many "big brother" roles... The first episodes are already released, and we are looking forward to seeing what these characters will be like with Nakamura-san's "voice".
How about other voice actor's roles?
About voice actors' roles, Hosoya Yoshimasa will appear in "Golden Kamuy" (Tanigaki Genjiro), "Attack on Titan: The Final" (Reiner Brown), and "Tsukiuta. "THE ANIMATION2" (Uduki Arata), "Haikyu !! TO THE TOP" 2nd Cool (Azumane Asahi), "Grand Blues!" (Belial) and "Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? III" (Welf Crozzo), 6 works in total.
Also, Ono Kensho will appear "Please Take My Brother Away!" (Zhen Kaixin), "Tsukiuta. "THE ANIMATION2" (Kannazuki Iku), "Gymnastics Samurai" (Leonardo), "Idolish7: Second BEAT!" (Nanase Riku), and "Ikebukuro West Gate Park" (as Crow).
■Voice actress: the variety of Minase Inari's works!
Minase Inori debuted in 2010. Her famous roles are "Somali and the Forest Spirit" (as Somali), "The Quintessential Quintuplets" (Nakano Itsuki), and "KiraKira Precure A La Mode" (Kirarin / Ciel Kirahoshi / Cure Parfait). In the summer anime cours, she appeared in "Re: Life in a Different World from Zero" 2nd season (Rem) and "No Guns Life" (role of Pepper).
In addition, she debuted as an artist in 2015 and is in charge of the theme song for many anime works. Since then, she has been energetically continuing her musical activities.
In what fall 2020 anime titles she will appear?
Minase-san will continue her work in "Is the Order a Rabbit?" (Chino), "Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?" (Hestia), "Assault Lily Bouquet" (Mashima Moyu), "Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear" (Shea Fochrose), "Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle" (Princess Suyaris), "Grand Blues!' (Diantha), 6 titles in total.
Minase-san has played many characters so far, from straightforward to tsundere characters who can not be express their feelings. In the autumn anime season, don't miss her to play unique characters such as the free-spirited Princess Suyaris who is looking for a good night's sleep and the cool and quiet Chino.
In addition, how about other voice actresses' roles?
Among the female voice actresses, Komatsu Mikako, Tomita Miyu, and Hayami Saori each will appear in five works. Komatsu-san will appear in "Jujutsu Kaisen" (Sadain Maki), "Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon" (Setuna), and Tomita-san in "Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear" (Shuri), "I Tried Asking While Kowtowing" (Miseuchi Kananami / Minister Shioya), and Hayami-san in asked, "Is the Order a Rabbit? " (Aoyama Midori), "The Irregular at Magic High School " (Shiba Miyuki).
Many voice actors/actresses will appear in the fall 2020 anime season. There are also works that were broadcast before, so why not check them out?
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The 2nd PV for TV anime Ahiru no Sora has been released and features the passionate plays of a freakishly tall basketball club member. Broadcasting information was released at the same time. The series will be aired on TV Tokyo’s channel 6 starting on October 2nd.
「BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!」 and its 4th tie-up with Lawson as of September the 3rd, has been revealed. The campaign is to give out a limited quantity of originals goods which will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis
From TV anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind" comes blazers and pants (slacks) which can be worn together as business suits inspired by Giorno Giovanna and Bruno Bucciarati. Pre-orders are available at "Premium Bandai" until Dec. 26, 2019.
"Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger VS Lupinranger VS Patranger the Movie", the newest work in the "Super Sentai VS Film Series", is scheduled to be released on Feb. 8, 2020. The newest footage andscene photos have also been revealed.