|Native name||悠木 碧|
|Born||Aoi Yabusaki (八武崎 碧?)
March 27, 1992
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
|Occupation||Voice actress, singer|
|Height||1.45 m (4 ft 9 in)|
Aoi Yabusaki (八武崎 碧?, born March 27, 1992), better known by her stage name Aoi Yūki (悠木 碧 Yūki Aoi?) is a Japanese voice actress, actress and singer from Chiba Prefecture. She is affiliated with the Pro-Fit agency.
When she was 16, she played the seven-year-old Murasaki Kuhōin in Kure-nai. She had two roles in 2008, eight in 2009, and twelve in 2010. She graduated from high school in March 2010, and university in March 2014.
Yūki entered the entertainment industry at the age of 4. As a child, she acted in films and dramas. From 1999 until 2002, she made regular appearances on the variety shows Appare Sanma Dai-sensei and Yappari Sanma Dai-sensei which aired on Fuji TV. When she was in fifth grade, she made her debut as a voice actress.
Until the end of 2006, she was affiliated with the theater company Central. After her admission to college in August 2007, she joined the agency Breath, changing her stage name to Aoi Yūki. She got her first major role in 2008 in Kure-nai as Murasaki Kuhōin. In August of the same year, she moved to the agency Pro-Fit.
In 2009, she starred in two anime: Anyamaru Tantei Kiruminzuu and Yumeiro Patissiere as Riko Mikogami and Ichigo Amano, respectively. After that, she voiced the protagonists of several of her series, notably Iris from Pokémon: Best Wishes! and Victorique de Blois from Gosick.
In 2011, Yūki voiced the eponymous character of the anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Madoka Kaname. In October of the same year, she won the award for best voice actor in the Newtype x Machi Asobi Anime Awards. In 2012, she was awarded the Best Lead Actress Award in the 6th Seiyu Awards.
In 2013, Yūki, together with voice actress Ayana Taketatsu, formed the singing unit Petit Milady. Together, they performed the song "Kagami no Dual-ism" (鏡のデュアル・イズム The Mirror of Dual-ism?), which was used as the third opening theme to the 2013 anime television series Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal II, and in 2014, performed the song "azurite", which was used as the opening theme to the 2014 anime television series The Pilot's Love Song.
- Aishiteruze Baby (Marika)
- Onegai My Melody (Koto Yumeno)
- Akikan! (Budoko)
- Anyamaru Tantei Kiruminzuu (Riko Mikogami)
- Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Purezza (Hikari Hatsuse)
- Shikabane Hime: Kuro (Akira Tōoka)
- Sora no Manimani (Maibara)
- Yumeiro Patissiere (Ichigo Amano)
- Yutori-chan (Yutori Tanaka)
- Dance in the Vampire Bund (Mina Tepes)
- Durarara!! (Shinra Kishitani (young))
- Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls (Jūbei Yagyū)
- Ichiban Ushiro no Dai Maō (Korone)
- Jewelpet Tinkle (Amelie)
- The World God Only Knows (Mio Aoyama)
- Pokémon: Best Wishes! (Iris)
- Shiki (Sunako Kirishiki)
- So Ra No Wo To (Noel Kannagi)
- Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru (Toshiko Tatsuno)
- Yumeiro Patissiere Professional (Ichigo Amano)
- A Channel (Tooru)
- Beelzebub (Chiaki Tanimura)
- Ben-To (Hana Oshiroi)
- Gosick (Victorique de Blois)
- Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere (Suzu Mukai)
- Ikoku Meiro no Croisée (Alice Blanche)
- Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing- (Giselle Collette Vingt)
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica (Madoka Kaname)
- Persona 4 The Animation (Aika Nakamura)
- YuruYuri (Rivalun)
- Daily Lives of High School Boys (Ringo-chan)
- Dog Days' (Kuberu E. Pastillage)
- Hyōka (Kurako Eba)
- Inazuma Eleven GO Chrono Stone (Kinako Nanobana)
- Joshiraku (Mask)
- Saki: Achiga-hen episode of Side-A (Shizuno Takakamo)
- Senki Zesshō Symphogear (Hibiki Tachibana)
- Touhou Musou Kakyou 2 (Youmu Konpaku)
- YuruYuri♪♪ (Rivalun/Raika)
- BlazBlue Alter Memory (Platinum the Trinity/Trinity Glassfield)
- Gundam Build Fighters (Kirara)
- Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Bride (Jūbei Yagyū)
- Inazuma Eleven GO Galaxy (Konoha Morimura)
- Kimi no Iru Machi (Eba Rin)
- My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (Komachi Hikigaya)
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie: Rebellion (Madoka Kaname)
- Senki Zesshō Symphogear G (Hibiki Tachibana)
- Valvrave the Liberator (Akira Renbōkoji)
- The Pilot's Love Song (Nina Viento/Claire Cruz)
- Black Bullet (Kohina Hiruko)
- Soul Eater Not! (Meme Tatane)
- Buddy Complex (Fiona Jyunyou Weinberg)
- Nobunaga Concerto (Oichi)
- Rokujyoma no Shinryakusha!? (Korama)
- BlazBlue: Continuum Shift (Platinum the Trinity)
- BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma (Platinum the Trinity, Trinity Glassfille)
- Blazing Souls Accelate (Lydia)
- Do-Don-Pachi Saidaioujou (Hibachi)
- Dragon Nest (Academic)
- Fate/Extra CCC (Jinako Karigiri)
- God Eater 2 (Dr. Rachel Claudius)
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory (Peashy/Yellow Heart)
- Kino's Journey (Sakura)
- Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (Mahoney Katalucia)
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica Portable (Madoka Kaname)
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram (Madoka Kaname)
- Rune Factory 4 (Margaret)
- Toki to Towa (Enda)
- Granado Espada (Ludin Von Hanen)
- Sol Trigger (Cyril)
- Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (Yuuki)
On March 28, 2012, she released her first solo album Petipa. Her first single, "VisuMania", was released on January 29, 2014, which is used as the ending theme to the anime television series World Conquest Zvezda Plot.
- Matsuo, Kō. Yūki, Aoi. "あの頃、私たちも育ちざかりでした 松尾衡 悠木碧 スペシャル対談". Megami Magazine. Gakken. 13(9), 2011, p. 100. (Japanese)
- Agency profile
- Yūki, Aoi (March 3, 2010). "そつぎょう". Retrieved October 10, 2010.
- Yūki, Aoi (March 26, 2014). "おーくまさんとゆかいななかまたち". Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- Yomiuri Shimbun. December 13, 2008.
- Yūki, Aoi (2007-12-17). "「緊急！告知♪」 お知らせ". i. Retrieved March 8, 2013.
- "Staff & Cast". Brains Base. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "テレビ東京・あにてれ あにゃまる探偵キルミンずぅ". TV Tokyo. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "Yumeiro Patissiere Ichigo profile". Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "ポケットモンスター ベストウイッシュ シーズン2 デコロラアドベンチャー：あにてれ：テレビ東京". TV Tokyo. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "Staff & Cast". GOSICK Production Committee. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "Puella Magi Madoka Magica's Voice Samples Posted". Anime News Network. November 4, 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "6th Annual Seiyū Award Winners Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 8, 2013.
- "Aoi Yuki & Ayana Taketatsu Form petit milady Singing Unit". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
- "Toaru Hikūshi e no Koiuta Anime's Promo Features Opening Theme by petit milady". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- Petipa by Aoi Yuuki - http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/detailview.html?KEY=VTZL-41
- "Madoka Magica's Aoi Yūki Sings Sekai Seifuku's Ending Theme". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 13, 2014.