Yōko Hikasa

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Yōko Hikasa
日笠 陽子
Born 日笠 陽子 (Yōko Hikasa)
(1985-07-16) July 16, 1985 (age 29)
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Voice actress, Singer
Website
blog.livedoor.jp/hiyonikki/

Yōko Hikasa (日笠 陽子 Hikasa Yōko?, born July 16, 1985) is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Kanagawa who is affiliated with I'm Enterprise. Hikasa aspired to become a voice actress after watching Sailor Moon,[1] and later attended Nihon Narration Engi Kenkyūjo, a voice actor training school. She is a member of the five-girl pop music group Ro-Kyu-Bu!, along with Kana Hanazawa, Yuka Iguchi, Rina Hidaka and Yui Ogura.[2] The group takes its name from the anime series Ro-Kyu-Bu!; the five members voice main characters in the series. Their first single "Shoot!" was released on August 17, 2011 and was used as the opening theme of Ro-Kyu-Bu!. Ro-Kyu-Bu! put out the album Pure Elements on October 5, 2011.

Voice roles[edit]

TV Animation[edit]

2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Drama CD[edit]

OVA[edit]

Movies[edit]

Games[edit]

Dubbing[edit]

Singles & albums[edit]

As the voice actor for Mio Akiyama in K-On!, she participated to four singles and two albums.[8]

  • "Cagayake! Girls" ranked #2 on Japanese Oricon singles charts.[9]
  • "Don't say 'lazy'" ranked #3 on Oricon singles charts,[10] and was awarded Animation Kobe's "Best Song" award.[11]
  • "Light and Fluffy Time" (ふわふわ時間?) ranked #3 on Oricon singles charts.[12]
  • "Mio Akiyama" (秋山澪?) ranked #2 on Oricon singles charts.[13]
  • Hōkago Teatime (放課後ティータイム?) ranked #1 on Oricon albums charts.[14][15]
  • "Rhythm Dimension" along with Shiina-Tactix.[16]

Below are singles under her own name.

And she also released her solo album:

  • "Glamorous Songs" (July 17, 2013)

DVD/Blu-ray[edit]

  • Hikasa Yoko GLAMOROUS LIVE Blu-ray & DVD released date: April 16, 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "日本ナレーション演技研究所出身 日笠陽子さん 後編" (in Japanese). animate.tv. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Ro-Kyu-Bu! Official Website" (in Japanese). Ro-Kyu-Bu. 
  3. ^ "StarChild:アスラクライン" (in Japanese). Starchild.co.jp. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  4. ^ "TBSアニメーション・けいおん!公式ホームページ / スタッフ&キャスト" (in Japanese). TBS. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  5. ^ "StarChild:ちゅーぶら!!" (in Japanese). starchild.co.jp. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  6. ^ "聖痕のクェイサー 公式サイト" (in Japanese). qwaser.jp. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  7. ^ "いちばんうしろの大魔王|マーベラスエンターテイメント" (in Japanese). Marvelous Entertainment. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  8. ^ "TBSアニメーション・けいおん!公式ホームページ / CD情報" (in Japanese). TBS. Retrieved January 26, 2010. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Cagayake!GIRLS/桜高軽音部" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Don’t say "lazy"/桜高軽音部" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  11. ^ "The 14th Animation Kobe" (in Japanese). anime-kobe.jp. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  12. ^ "ふわふわ時間/桜高軽音部" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  13. ^ "秋山澪" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  14. ^ "K-ON! Album is 1st Anime Character CDs to Top Weekly Chart". Anime News Network. July 27, 2009. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  15. ^ "放課後ティータイム/放課後ティータイム" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  16. ^ "Rhythm Dimension - Single by ShiinaTactix-Yoko Hikasa". iTunes Store. Retrieved April 18, 2010. 

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