June 1 is Lynn’s birthday.
Lynn debuted as a voice actress in the 2010s. In 2020 and 2021, she appeared in a wide range of titles, including “High School Fleet”, “Jose, the Tiger, and the Fish”, “Cells at Work! Code Black! , and “Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu”. Her appearances in “Aquatope of White Sand”, “RE-MAIN” and other new works have been announced.
She is also known as a horse racing enthusiast, and she hit the trifecta at the 2020 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the 2021 Osaka Cup. Her winning of 100,000 betting tickets became a big topic.
Here at Anime!Anime!, to celebrate Lynn’s birthday, we conducted a reader survey entitled “Who is your favorite character played by Lynn?” We received responses from 110 people during the survey period from May 20 to May 27.
The male-female ratio is about 55% for males and about 45% for females. About 25% of the age group were teens, and about 40% were in their 20s.
■ Cool characters are ranked high!
1st place goes to Munetani Mashiro from “High School Fleet” with an approval rating of about 15%.
Readers commented on Munetani Mashiro, the deputy captain of the Harekaze, “The figure that always supports an excellent yet too spontaneous Capitan is the best”, and “I think the emotional expression that of gradually acknowledging the captain Misaki Akeno was very polite.”
Since it is a popular series, the movie adaptation of which was released in 2020, some readers said, “I get to know Lynn thanks to this title.”
2nd place goes to Iris Innocent Traiter from “Hypnosismic: Division Rap Battle – Rhyme Anima” with an approval rating of about 13%.
Readers commented on Iris, a member of the original anime team Secret Aliens, and her rapping, “It was the first mixed-gender team in ‘Hypmic’ and her singing voice was very nice. I also like her coolness and solidness.”, “At first I thought it was a boyband, but I was surprised to hear the singing and rap.”, and “Her singing voice is beautiful and English is easy to understand too. I like the individuality of a group of three people.”
3rd place is shared between Kirisu Mafuyu from “We Never Learn” and Princess Hibana from “Fire Force” with an approval rating of about 11%.
Kirisu Mafuyu is a teacher at Ichinose Academy. Readers commented, “She usually seems cold, but she can be very cute, like when cockroaches coming out and she can not enter the house, or her blushing when swimsuit was washed away.”, and “Although she is a serious and strict teacher, her private life is sloppy and her sloppiness is revealed nicely.”
For Princess Hibana, the commander of Company 5’s Battalion, readers commented on her gaps, “I like the fact that even though she’s a sexy and queen character, she reacts like a maiden in love with Shinra, the main character.”, and “Her sadistic performance is great, but her unexpected side is nice too.”
■ Let’s introduce other comments!
For Yamauchi Sakura from “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas”, “Everything about Yamauchi Sakura was beautifully performed, and she seems like a real person. Therefore, the climax was shocking”.
For Matsumoto Kouko from “Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me”, “Before I saw this title, I always associated her with a cool beauty, but in this work, she played a psychotic character with a wonderful tension, and it was a perfect match.”
For Gilda from “The Promised Neverland”, “When she got angry with Emma, the Kansai dialect-like tone was a little strange and rare,” and “I enjoyed Lynn’s voice with a different pattern than usual.”
About Kawakubo Chinu from “RE-MAIN”, the title that hasn’t been released yet, “This is an original work by MAPPA that will start broadcast in July 2021. Among the characters currently revealed, as the only female character, she catches attention.”
Cool characters are ranked high in this survey. The gap, which the characters reveal from time to time, also attracts the fans’ interest.
■ Ranking Top 10
“Who is your favorite character played by Lynn?”
1st place Munetani Mashiro “High School Fleet”
2nd place Iris Innocent Traiter “Hypnosismic: Division Rap Battle – Rhyme Anima”
3rd place Kirisu Mafuyu “We Never Learn”
3rd place Princess Hibana “Fire Force”
5th place Yamauchi Sakura “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas”
6th Gilda “The Promised Neverland”
6th place Matsumoto Kouko “Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me”
6th place Leeds Charte Atismata “The Weakest Undefeated Bahamian Machine Dragon”
9th place Akitsuki Fuuka “Fuuka”
9th place Chloe Price “Life is Strange”
9th place Maruzensky “Uma Musume Pretty Derby”
(Response period: May 20, 2021 to May 27, 2021)