October 20, 1961 |
|Occupation||Voice actress, singer|
Michie Tomizawa (富沢 美智恵 (formerly 富澤 美智江 Tomizawa Michie , born October 20, 1961) is a Japanese voice actress and singer born in Nagano and raised in Shinmachi, Gunma. Her real name is Michie Ito (伊藤 美智江 Ito Michie ).
She is most known for the roles of Matsuzaka-Sensei (Crayon Shin-chan), Linna Yamazaki (Bubblegum Crisis), Sailor Mars (Sailor Moon), Sumire Kanzaki (Sakura Wars), and Emi Ogasawara (Ghost Sweeper Mikami).
Tomizawa retired from voice acting before getting married in 2002. She came out of retirement briefly for 2004's Disgaea and 2006's Black Lagoon. She also appeared in a number of Musical Kayou Shows as her Sakura Taisen character Sumire; she retired from the annual performances after getting married but came back for the 2005 show, the final show in 2006, and the 2007 Budoukan show. She is the second major Sailor Moon actress to retire from voice acting, the first being Chiyoko Kawashima who voiced Sailor Pluto.
Although said to have retired from the Sakura Taisen world, she did, however, appear backstage in scenes of Hanagumi Camera and later on stage during the some of the later shows.
She sang a song in Sailor Moon R, "Eien no Melody" (Eternal Melody) written by Noda Kaoru and composed by Mashita Izumi. She has also recorded songs for several Sailor Moon soundtrack albums, including a version of Wham!'s "Last Christmas" (in English) for the Sailor Stars Christmas album. Tomizawa is fluent in English as well as Japanese.
She also returned to the stage of Animelo Summer Live at the Anisama Super Game Song Live 2012 in May 2012 along with fellow Sakura Taisen cast members, Chisa Yokoyama and Urara Takano to perform as the Sakura Taisen Teikoku Kagekidan. 
Notable voice roles
- Black Lagoon: Roberta
- Bubblegum Crisis and Bubblegum Crash: Linna Yamazaki
- Crayon Shin-chan: Matsuzaka-sensei
- Ghost Sweeper Mikami: Emi Ogasawara
- Kimagure Orange Road: Manami Kasuga
- Kinnikuman: Scramble for the Throne: Bibinba
- Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Elfriede von Kohlrausch
- Let's Nupu Nupu: Miss Sagara
- Ninja Gaiden series, Musou Orochi 2 Special and Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate : Rachel
- One Piece: Laki
- One Pound Gospel: Sakai
- Oruchuban Ebichu: Office Lady
- Project A-ko film series: C-Ko
- Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure and Disgaea: Hour of Darkness: Marjoly
- Sailor Moon TV series, films and video games: Sailor Mars
- Sakura Wars series: Sumire Kanzaki
- Super Robot Wars Z: Edel Bernal
- The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross: Jeanne Francaix
- Those Who Hunt Elves: Airi Komiyama
- Vampire Hunter D: Doris
- Yu-Gi-Oh!: School nurse
- Kunoichi: Deadly Mirage: Kurenai
- Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider The Movie: Cho-Den-O Trilogy: Episode Blue: The Dispatched Imagin is NEWtral: Mantis Imagin
As the voice of Sailor Mars from the Sailor Moon series, Tomizawa performed two international Christmas tunes, "White Christmas" and "Last Christmas". These songs also are on the Japanese Sailor Moon Christmas CDs. Both songs are in English.
- "Seiyuu Michie Tomizawa to Retire". AnimeNewsNetwork.com. October 12, 2001. Retrieved 2008-11-26.
- "Eien no Melody". Kurozoki.com. Retrieved 2008-11-26.
- "Super Gamesong Concert Adds Sakura Wars and Idolm@ster Cast". AnimeNewsNetwork.com. Retrieved 2012-08-18.