Azusa Kataoka

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Azusa Kataoka
Native name 片岡 あづさ
Born (1988-03-16) March 16, 1988 (age 28)
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Other names Azusa Enoki (榎 あづさ?), Adusa Kinoko
Occupation Voice actress, singer
Agent Sunaoka
Musical career
Genres Anison
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts Lisp

Azusa Kataoka (片岡 あづさ Kataoka Azusa?, born March 16, 1988) is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Chiba Prefecture.[1] Some of her major roles include Nagisa Saitou in Squid Girl, Sakura Nankyoku in Penguin Musume, Uta Yumeno in Onegai My Melody, Kotono Hayama in Saint October, Mion Takamine in Pretty Rhythm.[2] She, along with Kana Asumi and Sayuri Hara were part of a voice actress singing group called Lisp which performed anime theme songs for Haiyoru! Nyaruani: Remember My Mr. Lovecraft, Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream, and Bakugan Battle Brawlers: Gundalian Invaders in Japan.[3] Kataoka has also released an album called Sweets Paradise and a single called "Diamond Sparkle" which was a theme song for Sky Girls. Originally affiliated with 81 Produce,[4] she now goes by Azusa Enoki (榎 あづさ?) and is represented by Sunaoka.[1][2]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[4]
2004 Aishiteruze Baby Ayumi's friends [5]
2006–08 Onegai My Melody series Uta Yumeno [5]
2006 Strawberry Panic! Hitomi Togi [5]
2006 Artificial Insect Kabuto Borg Victory by Victory Minako [5]
2007 Saint October Kotono Hayama [5][6]
2007 Sky Girls Aisha Krishnam [5][6]
2008 Penguin Musume Heaert Sakura Nankyoku [6][7]
2010 Jewelpet Twinkle Sarah [5]
2010 Lilpri Ringo's Septuplet Brothers, others [5]
2010 K-ON!! Classmate [5]
2010 Bakuman. Schoolgirl [5]
2010–11 Squid Girl series Nagisa Saitō [5][6]
2010–12 Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Sonia Kurusu Also Second Act [5][6]
2010 A Certain Magical Index II Angelene [5][6]
2010 Haiyoru! Nyaruani: Remember My Mr. Lovecraft Atko Also theme song as part of Lisp [5][3]
2011 Yumekui Cat nurse B [5]
2011 T.P. Sakura - Time Paladin Sakura - Jikū Bōeisen Alice Tsukishiro OVA [6]
2011–12 Pretty Rhythm Mion Takamine Aurora Dream, Dear My Future [5][6][8]
2011 Hyouge Mono Child [5]
2011 Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi High school girl 2011 TV series [5]
2011 Usagi Drop mother [5]
2012 Zetman Tomomi [5]
2012 Shirokuma Cafe Customer, kindergarten [5]
2012 Eureka Seven AO Beautiful woman [5]
2012 Chōsoku Henkei Gyrozetter Shinoda Martine [5]
2012 Blast of Tempest Girl [5]
2012 Code:Breaker Girl With Superpowers [5]
2014–15 PriPara series New [5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album information Oricon[9]
Peak
position
Sweets Paradise
  • Released: December 12, 2007
  • Label: Konami Digital Entertainment
  • Catalog No.: GFCA-00071/2[10]
279

Singles[edit]

List of singles and character albums, with selected chart positions
Title Single information Oricon[11]
Peak
position
"Diamond Sparkle"
Second ending theme for Sky Girls
  • Released: October 24, 2007
  • Label: Konami Digital Entertainment
  • Catalog No.: GFCA-00056[12]
94
Switch On My Heart
Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream Live Chick Character CD Act. 3
As Mion Takamine (Azusa Kataoka)
  • Released: July 20, 2011
  • Label: DIVE II Entertainment
  • Catalog No.: AVCA-29998[13]
168

DVDs[edit]

  • Sweet Box (2008)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "片岡あづさの繁殖日記~胞子振り撒いちゃうゾッ☆~". ameblo.jp. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "榎 あづさ - 砂岡事務所". sunaoka.com. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Voice Actress Group LISP to Suspend Activities". Anime News Network. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "片岡あづさ:所属俳優:81produce". 81produce.co.jp. Archived from the original on 11 November 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "声優さん出演リスト 個別表示:片岡あづさ(Azusa Kataoka)" [Voice actor's appearance list individual display: Azusa Kataoka]. Voice Artist Database (in Japanese). GamePlaza-HARUKA-. July 24, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h Doi, Hitoshi (March 24, 2016). "Search results for "Kataoka Azusa" in ALL database". Hitoshi Doi's Seiyuu Database. Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  7. ^ "キャラクター┃ペンギン娘♥はぁと -アニメ公式サイト". pen-musu.jp. Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  8. ^ "Japanese Voice-Acting Contest Accepts Int'l Entrants". Anime News Network. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 
  9. ^ "片岡あづさのアルバム売上ランキング" [Azusa Kataoka Album Sales Ranking]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Sweets Paradise – 片岡あづさ" [Sweets Paradise – Azusa Kataoka]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  11. ^ "片岡あづさのシングル売上ランキング" [Azusa Kataoka Single Sales Ranking]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Diamond Sparkle – 片岡あづさ" [Diamond Sparkle – Azusa Kataoka]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved March 24, 2016. 
  13. ^ "プリティーリズム・オーロラドリーム ライブチック・キャラクターソングCD act.3 Switch On My Heart – 高峰みおん(片岡あづさ)" [Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream live Chick Character CD act.3 Switch On My Heart – Takamine Mion (Azusa Kataoka)]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved March 24, 2016. 

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