Koyasu is known for his deep, smooth voice, which often lands him in roles that are either villains or lonely bishōnen. Recently, though (as in the cases of Mitsurugi Hanagata from Saber Marionette J, Ryo Kuroyanagi from Yakitate!! Japan, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, and Kei Itoshiki from (Zoku) Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei) he has been voicing more and more lively/humorous characters. According to Hisaya Nakajo, the manga artist of the series Hana-Kimi, the character of Masao Himejima was designed with Koyasu's voice in mind; the voice actor ended up voicing this character in the series' drama CDs.
On 18 September 2009, he created Velvet Underworld series which is the first drama CD of the series, "The Fool". In the following month, "The Wheel of Fortune" had released as the second drama CD of the series.
Beyond the Labyrinth (ラビリンスの彼方, Rabirinsu no Kanata) is a dungeon crawler role-playing video game developed by tri-Ace and published by Konami for the Nintendo 3DS handheld video game console. The game revolves around a group of players who have begun playing an online multiplayer game, only to find themselves thrust into a world completely different from theirs. They encounter a girl who has become trapped in this world's Labyrinth, and the two parties must work together to find a way out.
Beyond the Labyrinth has been described as having graphical similarities to the game Ico. The game's combat system blends real-time and action-based gameplay elements together. The soundtrack of the game is composed by Motoi Sakuraba. The game features two well-known voice actors, Haruka Tomatsu and Takehito Koyasu.
Daiki Nakamura (中村 大樹, Nakamura Daiki, born December 25, 1962 in Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with 81 Produce. Some of his best-known work includes Gaine in The Brave Express Might Gaine and Grandpa in Grandpa Danger.
Hiro Yūki (優希 比呂, Yūki Hiro, born Teruhisa Tsuyusaki (露崎 照久, Tsuyusaki Teruhisa), February 13, 1965 in Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actor.He is part of the voice actor quartet Weiß, which also consists of Weiß Kreuz voice castmates Tomokazu Seki, Takehito Koyasu, and Shinichiro Miki.In June 2007, Yuki changed the spelling of his name to 優希比呂 from 結城比呂, which still reads as Yūki Hiro.
Papillon Rose (パピヨンローゼ, Papiyon Rōze) is an erotic comedy anime series which parodies the magical girl genre, particularly Sailor Moon and Cutie Honey. A 24-minute OVA was released in 2003 followed by a six-episode TV series, broadcast in Japan in 2006. A DVD collection containing the OVA and TV series was released in North Americain 2010.
Masahiro Nonaka (野中 政宏, Nonaka Masahiro, born on October 15, 1968 in Hiroshima, Japan) is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with Vozator Voice Production. Nonaka has been excessively famous for his role as Kyo Kusanagi, as well as the two Kyo clones, Kyo-1 and Kyo-2, in The King of Fighters fighting game series. Nonaka is also did the voice of another SNK character, Basara in the Samurai Shodown series.
Nonaka has made several event appearances in Japan, including live Neo Geo DJ Station concerts and promotional appearances for various SNK games. He has also appeared on the previously aired Japanese radio show Game Dra Night, hosted by Kyōko Hikami and Takehito Koyasu (coincidentally, Koyasu is the voice of Kyo's student, Shingo Yabuki, in The King of Fighters series). As Kyo, he also participates as a member of SNK's character image band, Band of Fighters.
Mr. Baby (French: Monsieur Bébé) is a French adult flash animated 4-minute television series, that lasted 48 episodes, created by Marc du Pontavice and Carol-Ann Willering, produced at Xilam, conducted by Hugo Gittard and broadcast from 3 May 2009 to 10 August 2010 on France 3 in the Toowam programming block, and France 4 on the show Ludo programming block. The show is animated by utilizing Toon Boom Animation. In the United Kingdom, the series originally aired on BBC One from 2009 to 2012, and later aired on Comedy Central from 2012 to 2014. The series has yet to air on Adult Swim in the United States.
Unlike most animated series produced at Xilam, Mr. Baby is more adult-oriented.
Shin-ichiro Miki (三木眞一郎, Miki Shin'ichirō, born March 18, 1968) is a Japanese voice actor from Tokyo. He is a member of 81 Produce.Miki's distinctively smooth voice and often calm delivery has landed him roles such as Kojirō ("James") (Pokémon), Takumi Fujiwara (Initial D anime, video game and mostly Arcade Stage series from Arcade Stage 4 to Arcade Stage 8 Infinity), Kisuke Urahara (Bleach), Akira Yuki (Virtua Fighter), Lockon Stratos (Mobile Suit Gundam 00), Teppei Iwaki (Area no Kishi), Hitomi (Code: Breaker), Kagetora Aida (Kuroko's Basketball), Roy Mustang (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), Seki (Tokyo Underground), Sakamoto Tatsuma (Gintama) and Zamasu (Dragon Ball Super).
Miki is also a singer with the four-man band Weiß, along with Takehito Koyasu, Tomokazu Seki, and Hiro Yūki, the four main voice actors of Weiß Kreuz. Miki is also very active in BL dramas. He won Best Actors in supporting roles in the 4th Seiyu Awards. He often gets cast as handsome, young men in anime roles, the most notable being Youji Kudou - Balinese of Weiß Kreuz, Kojirō ("James") in the Pokémon anime.
As well as voicing Kojirō in the Japanese language version of Pokémon, Miki, like most of the Japanese voice actors, including Mika Kanai, Satomi Kōrogi, and Unshō Ishizuka, also appears in the Japanese and English language versions, where he plays Misty's Staryu, Brock's Zubat/Golbat/Crobat, and also Ash's Charizard.
Weiß Kreuz (Japanese: ヴァイスクロイツ, Hepburn: Vaisu Kuroitsu, literally German for "White Cross", written "weißes Kreuz" or "Weißkreuz" in German) is a series about four assassins that work in a flower shop called "Kitty in the House". The assassins are members of a group called Weiß (white), which is run by Persia of the mysterious Kritiker organization.
The Weiß Kreuz franchise includes two seasons of anime and one OVA series, a light novel, two manga series, and several drama CDs. The four voice actors of the main characters - Takehito Koyasu, Hiro Yūki, Shin-ichiro Miki, Tomokazu Seki - formed a band named "Weiß"; several CDs and singles were released. Media Blasters released the anime in the North America as Knight Hunters: Weiß Kreuz.
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