The advisors/ judges as well as lecturers for the voice actor and idol audition for the role of the main protagonist, Momomiya Ichigo of the new original anime “Tokyo Mew Mew New”, are decided.
The vocal instructor is the musician/ vocal director Sugai Hidenori (the lecturer of Hello! Project, etc.), the dancing instructor is the dancer SA.KANA (the choreographer for Tamura Yukari and AKB Group) and the acting instructor will be the audio director Kameyama Toshiki (known for “Magical Lyrical Nanoha” series, “March comes in like a lion”, etc.).
“Tokyo Mew Mew New” is based on “Tokyo Mew Mew” that had exceeded 1.45 million copies issue, and it a new original anime to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Kodansha's “Nakayoshi”.
The average girl Momomiya Ichigo was able to go on a date with her admirer and the school idol, Aoyama Masaya. However, on the promised day, she got surrounded by a bright light suddenly and saw a dream about a cat entering her body.
Since then, Ichigo had cat ears and tail, and somehow even her movement is like a cat…
This project is an audition to determine the cast for the main protagonist Momomiya Ichigo.
Application is accepted until 11:59 PM on May 11, 2020, in the audition application “mysta”. The audition will be conducted in “mysta” and also by the judges.
The winner of this audition will have a special contract under Pony Canon's voice actor company “swallow”, perform various activities such as voice acting, dancing, and singing as Momomiya Ichigo, and there will also be a major debut as the center of the “Tokyo Mew Mew New” voice actor idol group.
The judging will start from May 25 on the application “mysta”, and everyone can participate in the voting. I hope you can look for the “future Ichigo” with your own eye.
（C）Kodansha／”Tokyo Mew Mew New” Production Committee
（C）Ikumi Mia・Yoshida Reiko／Kodansha
"The 14th Seiyu Awards <New Talent Audition>" has announced the results for the final web examination.
Together with the 24 successful candidates, the winner for the collaboration award with the star voice actor training app "On Air!", called "coly Award" has been decided, and the comments from Kobayashi Kana, who gained the most vote among the successful applicants, and Kinoshita Kei, the award winner for "coly Award", arrived.
"Seiyu Awards <New Talent Audition>" is a voice actor audition to find new voice actor and actress with a new talent, and it has been held since "the 1st Seiyu Award" on 2007.
The audition is considered to be the representative audition in the voice actor industry for its scale and tradition that many voice actor offices participate.
The final audition for the 14th year was held online, due to increasing risk of new Coronavirus in Japan and considering the health situations of the participants and related people.
The 35 applicants had uploaded their "self promotion" and "text reading" in advance, and the 31 participating voice actor offices examined them from Mar. 10 to 12, and a total of 24 applicants passed the final examination.
Also at the same time, the award winner for the collaboration award with the star voice actor app "On Air!", called "coly Award" has been decided.
The award winner for "coly Award" has an opportunities to play the new character appearing in the original story in "On Air!". This original story will be released in the app in 2020.
Further information for "Seiyu Award" will be announced through its official website and official Twitter account.
<Full Comments are Listed Below>
【Kobayashi Kana, who received the most appointment from the voice actor offices】
I am honored to be accepted this time!
In the future, I want to become a voice actress who can play the characters of various age, personality, and sexuality!
Also, I want to become active as the voice actress who can also sing and dance!
【Kinoshita Kei, the coly Award winner】
I was surprised at first, but I was very happy.
I am little nervous now.
I will do my best to follow my senior voice actors.
A teaser illustration for the new series of "Love Live!" has been released. At the same time, on Mar. 12th, 2020, the auditions for the role of one of the main cast members have been opened to the general public. Furthermore, the process for both the school voting and the vote for what song will get used for the auditions have been clarified.
"Love Live!" is a series that has spanned all kinds of media since 2010, using the key phrase "a story that can be fulfilled by everyone" as its motto. The new project was launched Jan. 2020, and a TV anime has already been announced.
In addition to the TV anime, the new series is also holding an audition open for the public for one of the main characters.
As of Mar. 16th "LoveLive! Days Love Live! Sogo Magazine" will be holding two votes. Readers will be able to vote for the name of the school where the new story will take place. They'll also be able to vote for the song that will be used for the second stage of the audition process starting on the same day.
The TV anime series "Tokyo Mew Mew" is finally released as a Blu-ray. The box set with all 52 episodes will be in stores from Apr. 24, 2020. The set includes a mini-message board with an original illustration and a special booklet with an original manga both by the author of the original manga, Ikumi Mia.
From "Tokyo Mew Mew" comes a "makeup pallet" inspired by "StrawBell Bell", the item used by the protagonist Momomiya Ichigo. Pre-orders are now available at Premium Bandai.
This product is a makeup pallet inspired by "StrawBell Bell", the item used by Momomiya Ichigo, the protagonist of "Tokyo Mew Mew", which was serialized in "Nakayoshi" from 2000 to 2003, and is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
The cute pallet has gold foil on the top surface, having the beauty of cosmetics while expressing the "Tokyo Mew Mew" style through the colorful coloring. When you open the pallet, the Mew Mews appear, giving you energy and cuteness.
There are 5 colors of eyeshadows, which represent each of the Mew Mews. A single coat gives you a natural look, and by layering them, you can enjoy the colorful, gorgeous eye makeup.
"Tokyo Mew Mew StrawBell Bell Makeup Pallet" is priced at 3,300 JPY (tax included, shipping/handling fee excluded). Pre-orders are available from 1:00 p.m. Aug. 11, at "Premium Bandai".
(C)Kodansha, TV Aichi / Tokyo Mew Mew Production Committee
The appearance of Miyano Mamoru in ep. 6 (broadcast on Aug. 23) of the popular drama "Hanzawa Naoki" (TBS series, every Sunday from 9:00 p.m.) had become a hot topic on SNS.
He is handsome, tall, and wears a good suit. His main job is a "voice actor" in anime and various dubbing recordings. In addition to winning the Best Actor Award at the "Seiyuu Awards", which honors the most active voice actors of the year, he realized the first solo performance by a male voice actor at Nippon Budokan, and now he has also appeared on TV.
Miyano-san appeared again in the preview video for ep. 8 broadcast on Sep. 13, while the response from his appearance in ep.6 of "Hanzawa Naoki" is still fresh in everyone's memory. Moreover, there seem to be some scenes, "that no doubt will create a buzz!"...
So, for those who don't know exactly, "What kind of person Miyano Mamoru is?", and "In what kind of works he has appeared?", we will briefly introduce his amazing career and appearances. Why don't you prepare to get excited about the topic before SNS explode about his appearance in the ep. 8?
■The irreplaceable appearances in the topical works! There are many films in which he has starred.
Miyano-san, who is currently active as a voice actor, has many child roles. He has always belonged to the company Himawari, and his past roles include a student from "Kinpachi-sensei", a teammate of Kitahara Ryu played by Takizawa Hideaki in "News no Onna".
Meanwhile, he debuted as a voice actor by dubbing the overseas drama "Caitlin's Way" that was broadcast on NHK education when he was a 3rd-year high-school student. After that, he played Riku from the popular title "Kingdom Hearts", Yagami Light from the popular anime based on manga "Death Note", the main character of "Mobile Suit Gundam 00", the twelfth work in the "Gundam" series, Setsuna F. Seiei, and many other popular characters.
Recently, in addition to playing the role of Reinhard von Lohengramm in "The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Seiran These", which is a reanimation of "Legend of the Galactic Heroes", Ichirouhiko (teenager) in the animated movie "The Boy and the Beast" directed by Hosoda Mamoru, Haruo Sakai in the animated movie "Godzilla" from the "Godzilla" series, and thanks to playing in so many popular works, there is strong opinion now, "Miyano Mamoru always shows up in top-works."
■The first feat of a male voice actor! Energetic artist activity
While working as a voice actor, he debuted as an artist from King Records in 2008. With the 12th single "Shine" released in 2015, he took the 1st place in the Oricon single daily ranking. This is the second person since Mizuki Nana to win first place in the name of a voice actor. Also, he achieved the "first-ever" award as a male voice actor.
Since 2009, he has been energetically performing live activities, and as mentioned at the beginning, on Oct. 4, 2013, the first solo performance by a male voice actor at Nippon Budokan "MIYANO MAMORU SPECIAL LIVE 2013 ~ TRAVELING! ~ " was held.
And at the 69th NHK Red and White Song Battle in 2018, he made a male voice actor's "first" performance as a member of the planning frame "Ogensan to Issho".
■Co-starring with Fukushi Sota and Honda Tsubasa! He's also a prolific actor.
As it was said earlier, Miyano-san was originally active as a child actor. His first job was Seiyu's commercial "Seiyu Daiichi," which appeared when he was in the first grade of elementary school.
After that, while being active as a voice actor, he appeared in various live-action movies, stages, and musicals. He has particularly a lot of experience in musicals, such as "The Prince of Tennis", the role of Prince Ismir in the Emperor theater musical "Crest of the Royal Family", performance with Fukushi Soda in a popular musical by Gekidan Shinkansen "Seven Souls In The Skull Castle: Season Moon, Waning Moon", the role of Tony in the musical "West Side Story", and many others.
He gained a big audience with his performance that made use of his height and length of limbs and his singing voice that fully showed his great voice.
He has also appeared in TV dramas like this time "Naoki Hanzawa". His appearances in "It Was Fun Last Night" with Honda Tsubasa, became a hot topic in SNS.
In Oct. 2020, he is scheduled to play the role of the Racoon in the stage "Kachikachiyama" from series "Village Produce 2020 Series Another Style" Kachikachiyama". Don't miss his new charming actor's activities in the future.
■Mamoru Miyano makes his YouTuber debut?! "Pine" video is talked about
Miyano-san as a YouTuber this year. The video streaming program "Road to LIVING!" has started on the official YouTube channel of Miyano Mamoru.
This program is to distribut special Miyano Mamoru's entertainment on YouTube for a limited time. Miyano's fans were very happy about it. There were many responses on Twitter, "Mamo, congratulations on your YouTuber debut! I've been waiting for you !!!", "YouTuber Mamoru Miyano advent ... ???", "Normal Miyano Mamoru YouTuber is amazing", "Mamo But YouTube ... it's too good!", " Mamoru !! Congratulations on your YouTuber debut! I laughed so much, I really enjoyed it! "
In the video, he tries to peel off the pineapple that he generally doesn't do, introduce the stretch before good night, arrange the Nissin Yakisoba UFO, and so on ... Miyano-san is always trying something new.
■And more in other media! Miyano Mamoru's unexpected appearance
Miyano-san's success is not limited to that.
He made live-action appearances as idol Masa Mamoru (eternal 16 years old, favorite food is pine) on the NHK's music program "Ogensan to Issho", where Hoshino Gen dressed as "Ogensan" performed together with gorgeous members from "Ogensan no Ie" in Shibuya, Tokyo.
Also, he has a lot of experience in time leap by playing the role of Rintarou Okabe in "Steins; Gate", and as a voice actor who likes yakisoba, he also starred in the one-camera long-running drama "UFO Tabe Time Leap", and "Nissin Yakisoba UFO", where he performed a tragic man who wanted to eat but couldn't.
Moreover, in Dec. 2018, he appeared on Fuji TV's "Mezamashi TV" in "December Monthly Entertainment Presenter" and has made a wide range of media activities.
■Miyano's key point is in a pinch! What will happen in ep. 8 of "Hanzawa Naoki"?
The above is a brief introduction to Miyano-san's career. Why did SNS explode about his just one episode-appearance in "Hanzawa Naoki"? Did you understand a little about the reason?
Not only has he achieved various feats as a voice actor, but he has also expanded beyond his voice acting activities and is blowing a new breeze.
And now, he appeared again in ep. 8 of "Naoki Hanzawa" that had been broadcast on Sep. 13. After watching the preview video, which shows how Furuya played by Miyano is grasping the key point by Kurosaki played by Kataoka Ainosuke, fans reacted as, "Mamo, no way!", "Mamo is finally taking over?", etc.
Since Miyano-san said only one word "yes" in ep. 6, everyone has been wondering if there are more lines in ep. 8.
We can't wait for the broadcast!
The special video of the anime "Eagle Talon",where Tsuda Kebjirou voicing all characters, "If Tsuda Kenjirou tried to be the voice actor of Eagle Talon by himself -'Phantom Battle LeagueArc'", has been released. He plays 14 characters in total, including familiar members such as the Chancellor, Yoshida-kun, and Deluxe Fighter.
This project "If 'that' person did it" originally started from the idea that the acting of the characters, which had been performed by an amateur FROGMAN, will improve greatly if they are performed by the professional voice actor.
So far, Nozawa Masako, Sugita Tomokazu, Nakata Jouji, and others have challenged, and this time, Tsuda joined cast for "Eagle Talon" Tsuda, will also take on the challenge as "to commemorate anime broadcast"of "Eagle Talon: Golden Spell" (Release Date: Oct. 4, 2020).
The content of the video is a completely new original story in which a Deluxe Fighter,who mainly stays home and wastes time, is urged by his subordinates to reluctantly go to see the current state of "Eagle Talon".
A total of 14 characters, including familiar ones such as the Chancellor, Yoshida-kun, and DX fighter, as well as monsters with one or two uniquness, have appeared, and Tsuda is in charge of all of them
In addition to the voice acting that has never been heard before, some parts remind us of the parody of the characters that we witnessed in the past, and the video is finished so that both "Eagle Talon" fans and Tsuda fans can enjoy it.
After recording this video, where Tsuda had finished everything by himself, he commented, "I was happy to be able to do it in a world of laughter. It was hard to do all the characters, and I was a little nervous and tried I to do something interesting. However, I had real freedom during the recording ... (laughs) It was fun.
The special video "If Tsuda Kenjirou is only voice actor 'Eagle Talon:Phantom Battle LeagueArc'" is now available on YouTube.
Also, "Eagle Talon: Golden Spell" will start broadcasting on TOKYO MX and others from 01:20 A.M. on Oct. 4.
As a commemoration on the release of the latest movie of "Crayon Shin-chan", Kamiya Hiroshi, the voice of Buriburizaemon, will appear on ABEMA's voice actor variety program "Say You to Yoasobi" on Sep. 24 for the first time. The enthusiasm from Kamiya said "I will be appearing for the first time! But I believe this might be the last time! Because I want to sleep at night!".
"Say You to Yoasobi" featured a total of 12 voice actors as the MC and it broadcasted live every weekday from 10:00 PM until 11:30 PM and this is the first voice actor regular program.
Kamiya Hiroshi will be appearing on Sep. 24 when the Thursday pair, Namikawa Daisuke and Ishikawa Kaito are the MC. A conversation with the three is planned.
This is the first time Kamiya Hiroshi will appear on "Say You to Yoasobi".
Toward this program, his enthusiasm is "I will be appearing for the first time on the rumor 'Say You to Yoasobi'! But I believe this might be the last time! Because I want to sleep at night! That's why I will try my best and stay up late on that day!".
Don't miss out rare opportunity if you are a fan.
Kamiya Hiroshi will appear on "Say You to Yoasobi" that will be broadcasted from 10:00 PM on Sep. 24 on ABEMA's "Anime LIVE" channel.
"Crayon Shin-chan: Clash! Graffitingdom and Nearly Four Heroes" has been released on nationwide Toho affiliated theatre on Sep. 11 (Friday).
It was decided that the photo book from "Komada Wataru no Komastagram", that is currently broadcasting on "Seigura" channel on Nico Nico Live, will be on sale on Nov. 13. Along with that announcement, an advanced released photo and the guests' information have been revealed.
"Komada Wataru no Komastagram" is a live-stream program of Komada Wataru, who is not active only as a voice actor but also as a photographer, taking photos of the guests. His photo sessions were well-received due to Komada's technique to draw out the guests' voice actor's bare expression and also his relationship with them.
"Komada Wataru no Komastagram 1st PHOTO FRAME" is the title of the photobook that will be released as a commemoration of the 1st anniversary of the program. As it includes the photos of the male voice actor that only Komada Wataru is able to take, this photobook carries the message of... the side of "the photographer Komada Wataru".
The photobook will also contain the unrevealed photo that was taken during the program. It will feature a total of 12 guest voice actors, including Kamio Shinichirou, Shio Fumiyoshi, Itou Kento, and Nagatsuka Takuma. The unrevealed photo will also come with the comments of the photographed voice actor and the photographer Komada Wataru, that are worth to be read.
Moreover, it will include photos of Komada Wataru that he took by himself. There are various types of photos such as the gentle expression of Komada that remind you of the date during the off-day and also the cool expression of Komada entering the studio in the suits.
It will also include the situations of the program's event that was held on Feb. 2020, an interview, and camera's introduction as well. Rare photos that can't be seen in this photobook are currently available on "Seiyuu Grand Prix Oct. Issue" that is on sale now.
"Komada Wataru no Komastagram 1st PHOTO FRAME" will be released on Nov. 13, 2020. Information will be announced from time to time.
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.