Mamoru Miyano

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Mamoru Miyano
Mamo-kun.jpg
Miyano in October 2007
Background information
Native name 宮野 真守
Born (1983-06-08) June 8, 1983 (age 30)
Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Genres R&B, swing, jazz, pop, dance, rock, dance-pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, music producer, record producer, musician, actor, voice actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harp
Years active 1992–present
Labels King Records, Mastersix Foundation
Website miyanomamoru.com

Mamoru Miyano (宮野 真守 Miyano Mamoru?, born June 8, 1983) is a Japanese voice actor, actor, and singer from Saitama Prefecture.[1][2] He is best known for his roles on Ouran High School Host Club, Vampire Knight, Death Note, Soul Eater, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Kōtetsu Sangokushi, Steins;Gate, and Uta no Prince-sama. At the 2007 Seiyu Awards he was nominated for two awards for his role as Light Yagami in Death Note, and in 2008, he won the "Best Voice Actor" award at the 2008 Tokyo International Anime Fair. At the 2008 Seiyu Awards, Miyano won "Best Lead Actor Award" for his role as Setsuna F Seiei in Mobile Suit Gundam 00, and as Hakugen Rikuson in Kōtetsu Sangokushi.

Miyano began his career as a musician in 2007. He released his debut single, "Kuon" (久遠?, lit. Eternity), in May on the King Records label.[3] In March 2009, his debut album Break was released. Miyano married in late 2008. He and his wife have a son together.[4]

Acting career[edit]

Miyano started his acting career in 1990 and provides the voice of Riku in the Japanese version of the PlayStation 2 video game Kingdom Hearts.[5] He then voiced Kiba, the main character of anime series Wolf's Rain. He returned as the voice for Riku in the 2004 Game Boy Advance game Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories,[5] as well as Kingdom Hearts II in 2005, and in Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories in 2007.[6][7]

In 2006, Miyano voiced Light Yagami for the anime version of the manga Death Note.[8] In 2007, for his role as Light Yagami, he was nominated for two awards at the first Seiyu Awards: "Best Lead Actor Award" and "Best New Actor Awards".[9][10] Also in 2007, Miyano went on to provide the voice of Setsuna F Seiei, the main character of Mobile Suit Gundam 00. He won his first award, "Best Voice Actor", at the 2008 Tokyo International Anime Fair for his portrayal of Light Yagami and Setsuna F Seiei.[11] In 2008, Miyano took on the role as Setsuna F Seiei again for the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam 00. He won his first Seiyu award for the roles of Setsuna F Seiei and of Hakugen Rikuson in Kōtetsu Sangokushi.[12] He has also voiced Zero Kiryu from the series Vampire Knight and Vampire Knight Guilty, as well as Death The Kid in the anime Soul Eater. He also provided the voice of Tamaki Suoh in the anime version of Ouran High School Host Club and Ling Yao from Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood.

In addition to voice acting, Miyano has also appeared on camera. His first acting job was in 1992 in Tokusou Exceedraft, where he appeared in a flashback as a child in a yakuza member's past.[5] In 2003, Miyano joined the cast of The Prince of Tennis Musical playing Tetsu Ishida (石田 鉄 Ishida Tetsu?). He made his film debut in 2006's The Prince of Tennis.[5] In 2009, he has voiced Ultraman Zero from the new movie, Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legend The Movie.

In 2010, he began voicing Dent in the popular Pokémon anime series. In the same year he starred with fashion model and actress Ayumi Uehara and fellow voice actors Tomokazu Sugita, Tomokazu Seki, Rikiya Koyama, Yuka Hirata, Showtaro Morikubo and Yūko Kaida in the film, Wonderful World, directed by Daisuke Namikawa.[13] Later, he voiced Ultraman Zero again in the movie, Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial. In 2012, he continued to voice Ultraman Zero in the new movie, Ultraman Saga.

Musical career[edit]

On May 28, 2007 on the King Records label, Miyano debuted as a singer with the single "Kuon" (久遠?, Eternity). "Kuon" debuted at number 47 on the Oricon charts and was used as the ending theme song for anime series Kōtetsu Sangokushi.[14] On June 13, 2007, with fellow voice actress Romi Park, the duo released a collaboration single titled "Fight", which debuted on the Oricon chart at number 73.[15] On June 4, 2008 he released his second single, "Discovery", which was the intro song for PlayStation 2 video game Fushigi Yūgi: Suzaku Ibun.[16] The song debuted at number 24 on the chart.[17]

In August[when?], Miyano released the character single "Soup/Hakosora", under the name Mamoru Miyano comes across Setsuna F Seiei (宮野真守 come across 刹那・F・セイエイ?); it debuted at number 18.[18] In December he released his third single, "...Kimi e" (…君へ?, ...To You), which also debuted at number 18.[19] On March 11, 2009 Miyano released his debut album, Break, which debuted at number 20.[20] On April 11, 2009, a month after the release of his album, Miyano went on his first tour, 1st Live Tour 2009: Breaking.[3]

In 2010, Miyano released his second album, Wonder. The album charted at number 20 on the Oricon Weekly Albums chart. Following the album's release, Miyano went on his second tour, Mamoru Miyano Live Tour 2010: Wondering. In April 2012, Miyano released his third album, Fantasista. The album charted at number 4 on the Oricon Weekly Albums chart.

In 2013, Miyano made his first appearance in on NHK’s music variety show Music Japan.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart[21] Sales
Break 20 8,518+
Wonder
  • Released: August 4, 2010
  • Label: King Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
20 8,217+
Fantasista
  • Released: April 18, 2012
  • Label: King Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
4 18,602+
Passage
  • Released: September 18, 2013
  • Label: King Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2 21,578+

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
Oricon Singles Charts
[22]
2007 "Kuon" 47 Break
2008 "Discovery" 24
"...Kimi e" 18
2009 "JS" 24 Wonder
"Refrain" 22
2010 "Hikari, Hikaru" 20 Fantasista
2011 "Orpheus" 10
"Dream Fighter" 15
2012 "Ultra Fly" 13 Passage
2013 "Kanon" 3
2014 "New Order" 12 New Order - single

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions Album
Oricon Singles Charts
[22]
2006 "Make my way" Non-album single
2008 "Soup/Hakosora" 18
"Soul Eater Character Song 3" ("Sore ga Bokura no Michishirube")
"Prisoner"
2009 "Bara-iro Real Face" 107
"Uta no Prince-sama Audition Song 1" ("Hoshikuzu☆shall we dance")
"Theme of Ling Yao" ("Number Ou" and "Hikari Sasu Basho e")
"Uta no Prince-sama Audition Song 2" ("Believe☆My Voice")
"True Fortune Vol. 6" ("Infinity")
2011 "Sacred Rider Xechs Dramatic Character CD" ("Nana-juu Okubun Ichi no Kanojo") 216
"Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 1,000% - Idol Song Tokiya Ichinose" ("Nana-iro no Compass" and "My Little Little Girl") 7

Video releases[edit]

  • 2010: Mamoru Miyano Live Tour 2009: Smile & Break
  • 2011: Mamoru Miyano Live Tour 2010: Wondering
  • 2012: Mamoru Miyano Live 2011-12: Fight & Stand
  • 2013: Mamoru Miyano Live 2012-13: Beginning

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
1992 Special Rescue Exceedraft Child  
2002 Kingdom Hearts Riku Video game
2003 Wolf's Rain Kiba  
2004 Gakuen Alice Nodacchi  
Hit o Nerae! Naoto Oizumi  
Wolf's Rain Kiba OVA
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Abidos the Third  
Zipang Katsutoshi Hayashibara  
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories Riku, Riku Replica Video game
2005 Eureka Seven Moondoggie  
Eyeshield 21 Haruto Sakuraba  
Jinki:Extend Kouse  
Fafner of the Azure Ryō Masaoka  
Suzuka Kazuki Tsuda
Kingdom Hearts II Riku Video game
2006 Bakkyū Hit! Kurasshi Bīdaman Joe Fukairi
D.Gray-man Chaoji Han
Death Note Light Yagami Won "Best Voice Actor"
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED C.E. 73: Stargazer Shams Cōza
Ouran High School Host Club Tamaki Suoh Anime
Tokimeki Memorial Only Love Riku Aoba
2007 Big Windup! Riō Nakazawa
Dragonaut: The Resonance Asim Jamar
Dragon Shadow Spell Kite Amane
Baroque Advanced Angel Video game
El Cazador de la Bruja L.A.
Kōtetsu Sangokushi Rikuson Hakugen Won "Best Lead Actor Award"
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Setsuna F. Seiei Won "Best Voice Actor"
Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories Riku, Riku Replica Video game
2008 Antique Bakery Eiji Kanda
Hakushaku to Yōsei Ulysses
Kurozuka Kuro
Kyo Kara Maoh! Del Kierson von Wincott
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Second Season Setsuna F. Seiei Won "Best Lead Actor Award"
Rental Magica Fin Cruda
Skip-Beat! Shō Fuwa Anime
Soul Eater Death the Kid  
Tales of Vesperia Flynn Scifo Video game
Tsubasa Tokyo Revelations Kamui OVA
Vampire Knight Zero Kiryu, Ichiru Kiryu Anime
Vampire Knight Guilty Zero Kiryu, Ichiru Kiryu Anime
Sands of Destruction Kyrie Illunis Video game, anime adaptation
Lux Pain Atsuki Saijo Video game
2009 Kin'iro no Corda: Second Passo Aoi Kaji
Inazuma Eleven Shirō Fubuki/Atsuya Fubuki
Sōten Kōro Cao Cao
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Riku Video game
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Ling Yao
Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike Flynn Scifo Film
Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Ultraman Zero Film
Steins;Gate Rintarō Okabe Video game
Jewelpet Keigo Taitō
2010 Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru Shuusei Usui
Durarara!! Masaomi Kida Anime
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Riku, Young Xehanort
Highschool of the Dead Hisashi Igō Anime
Pokémon: Best Wishes! Dent
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: Awakening of the Trailblazer Setsuna F. Seiei Film
Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial Ultraman Zero, Darklops Film
Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto Takuto Tsunashi
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! DS Fate of Heat III: Yuki no Shugosha Raishuu! Gelaro Video game
Karneval Yogi Drama CD
2011 The Last Story Elza Video game
Inazuma Eleven GO Shirō Fubuki
Kimi ni Todoke 2nd Season Kento Miura  
Dog Days Cinque Izumi  
Steins;Gate Rintarō Okabe Anime
Elsword Raven  
Uta no Prince-sama Tokiya Ichinose / Hayato  
Chihayafuru Taichi Mashima  
Ben-To Yū Kaneshiro  
Phi Brain: Puzzle of God Bishop  
Senritsu no Stratus Seishiro Kudan Video game
2nd Super Robot Wars Z: Hakai-Hen Setsuna F. Seiei Video game
Tekken: Blood Vengeance Shin Kamiya Film
Fate/Prototype Rider/Perseus OVA
2012 Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance Riku Video game
Ultraman Saga Ultraman Zero Film
Inu x Boku SS Zange Natsume  
Zetman Kouga Amagi  
Dog Days' Cinque Izumi  
Hunter × Hunter Chrollo Lucilfer  
Natsuiro Kiseki Takashi Sano  
Saint Seiya Omega Cygnus Hyōga  
2nd Super Robot Wars: Saisei-Hen Setsuna F. Seiei Video game
Wooser's Hand-to-Mouth Life Wooser Anime
009 Re:Cyborg Joe Shimamura Film
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal II Daisuke Katagiri  
K Saruhiko Fushimi  
Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney Jeeken Barnrod Video game
2013 Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryōiki no Déjà vu Rintaro Okabe Film
Karneval Yogi Anime
RDG Red Data Girl Yoshiki Hayakawa  
Super Robot Wars UX Setsuna F. Seiei Video game
Arata Kangatari Yataka  
Mushibugyō Kotori Matsunohara  
Uta no Prince-sama Tokiya Ichinose Anime
Chihayafuru 2 Taichi Mashima  
Valvrave the Liberator H-neun  
Gatchaman Crowds Berg Katze Anime
Free! Rin Matsuoka Anime
Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Gaburincho of Music D Film
Hal Ryu Film
2014 Nobunaga the Fool Nobunaga Oda Anime
Final Fantasy XV[23] Ignis Stupeo Scientia Video game
Mekakucity Actors Konoha / Haruka Kokonose Anime
Mahou Sensou Takeshi Nanase Anime
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic[24] Shining Armor Japanese dub
Wooser's Hand-to-Mouth Life: Kakusei-hen Wooser Anime
Black Butler Joker Anime
La Corda d'Oro Sei Amamiya Anime
Free! Rin Matsuoka Anime
K: Missing Kings Saruhiko Fushimi Film
Soul Eater Not! Death the Kid Anime

References[edit]

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