Mika Kanai

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Mika Kanai
Born (1964-03-18) March 18, 1964 (age 51)
Tokyo, Japan
Other names Mikapii
Occupation Voice actress, singer
Years active 1989-present
Spouse(s) Kōichi Yamadera (1993-2006)

Mika Kanai (かない みか, originally 金井 美香 Kanai Mika?, born March 18, 1964) is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Tokyo. She is attached to Ken Production. Her pet name is Mikapii (みかぴい Mikapii?). She is best known for her roles in Idol Tenshi Yokoso Yoko (as Yoko Tanaka), Tanoshii Moomin Ikka (as the Snork Maiden), Goldfish Warning! (as Wapiko), Soreike! Anpanman (as Melonpanna), Yadamon (as Yadamon), After War Gundam X (as Tiffa Adill), , Hare Tokidoki Buta (as Harebuta), Galaxy Angel (as Vanilla H and Normad), Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (as Satoko Hōjō), Tales of Phantasia (as Arche Klein) and Uchi no 3 Shimai (as Sū).

Kanai was married to fellow voice actor Kōichi Yamadera from 1994 to 2006, though their divorce wasn't made public until 2007. She is the daughter of Seinenza Theater Company producer Akihisa Kanai and voice actor Kazue Tagami (Pun Pun Maru, Obake no Q-tarō).

She voices Iris's Emolga in both the Japanese and English language versions of the Pokémon Best Wishes series. Kanai previously voiced Ash's Chikorita/Bayleef during the Johto League series and was a recurring character for a few episodes in the original series (as the Jigglypuff that followed the protagonists about) and the Sinnoh series.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

2013

Anime[edit]

1989
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1993
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OVA[edit]

Video games[edit]

1991
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Dubbing roles[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • おもちゃ箱 (Omochabako/Toy Box) - 1992
  • ダイアリ (Diary) - 1993
  • ナチュレル (Naturelle) - 1994
  • スタイル (Style) - 1995
  • ジューク・ボックス (Juke Box) - 1996
  • クラムチャウダー (Clam Chowder) - 1997
  • MIKA KANAI "Best Selection" - 1998

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Super Heroine Chronicle's 1st Promo Video Shows New Cast". Anime News Network. October 31, 2013. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 

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