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Haruka Terui’s Twitter account deleted?


Fans of voice actress Haruka Terui are shocked that her Twitter account has been deleted.

On May 20, 2016, Haruka announced that she will be taking a break from Twitter and asked fans to not worry and she apologized for the sudden announcement.

Haruka recently did the voice of Georgette Lemare for “Brave Witches” and Shihoru for “Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash”.

She is best known for her voice of Yuko on “Haikyu!!” and Yuna Yuki for “Yuki Yuna is a Hero”.

J!-ENT interviewed Haruka Terui in 2015 for their J!-ENT Annual (December 2015).

Photo by Michelle Tymon, J!-ENT

In-demand voice actress, Inori Minase, wins “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the 10th Seiyu Awards 2016


Inori Minase (represented by Sony Music Artists Inc.) is one of the most in-demand young voice actresses in Japan today, having starred in popular leading roles such as the animated original movie “The Anthem of the Heart” and TV animation series “School-Live!” in 2015. Her highly rated performances in the two titles have earned her the prestigious “Best Actress in a Leading Role” award at the 10th Seiyu Awards.

In “The Anthem of the Heart,” despite given the difficult lead role of Jun Naruse, a girl who doesn’t speak, Inori was able to impersonate the character and all her sensitive insecurities to make her relatable to audiences. Likewise, the role of survivor Yuki Takeya in “School-Live!” was brought to life with Inori’s innocent yet energetic and ever persuasive acting, fascinating fans along the way.

Award Acceptance Speech by Inori Minase
“When I was five, I had a small wish to be able to talk to (anime) characters, that grew into a dream of becoming a professional voice actress. I never imagined that 15 years later I would win this award. At the age of 20, I don’t see this award as the goal or the peak of my career, and I want to keep improving and growing in the future. I hope that I can someday become someone else’s dream and admiration, and will continue to work hard to do so.”

About Inori Minase

Since her debut as a voice actress at 15, Inori Minase has acted in important roles in many well-known anime titles, including “Is the Order a Rabbit? (Gochiusa)” as Chino, “Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Danmachi)” as Hestia, “School-Live! (Gakko Gurashi!)” as Yuki Takeya, “The Anthem of the heart (Kokosake)” as Jun Naruse and more. She also debuted as a solo singer from King Records on her 20th birthday, December 2, 2015. Her highly anticipated second single, “harmony ribbon,” will be released on April 13, 2016.

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Voice actor Shiraishi Minoru makes public apology


Voice actor Shiraishi Minoru (Taniguchi of “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya” and Sid of “Steins; Gate”) has made a public apology after tweeting a screen capture of an image from an illegal anime / manga download site.

The voice actor received many complaints after the above image was tweeted.