Azusa Tadokoro

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Azusa Tadokoro
Native name
田所 あずさ
Born (1993-11-10) November 10, 1993 (age 25)
Occupation
Years active2012–present
AgentHoripro
Notable credit(s)
Aikatsu! as Aoi Kiriya
BanG Dream! as Kaoru Seta
Yu-Shibu as Phino Bloodstone
WorldEnd as Chtholly Nota Seniorious
Height158 cm (5 ft 2 in)
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2014–present
LabelsLantis
Websitetadokoroazusa.com

Azusa Tadokoro (田所 あずさ, Tadokoro Azusa, born November 10, 1993) is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Mito, Ibaraki.[1][2] She is affiliated with the talent agency Horipro and signed to record label Lantis.[3][4] She participated in an audition sponsored by Horipro and made her debut as a voice actress in 2012.[2]

Her nortable roles include Aoi Kiriya in Aikatsu!, Kaoru Seta in BanG Dream!, Phino Bloodstone in Yu-Shibu, and Chtholly Nota Seniorious in WorldEnd. Apart from voice acting, she also performed theme song for anime such as Myriad Colors Phantom World and Trickster.

Biography[edit]

Tadokoro was born on November 10, 1993 in Mito, Ibaraki.[2] She was inspired to become a voice actress after hearing the performance of Akiko Yajima as the character Kohaku in the anime Inuyasha.[5]

In 2011, she participated in the 36th Horipro Talent Scout Caravan and was declared the winner.[2] She joined the talent agency Horipro and decided to debut as a singer with the record label Lantis. She made her voice acting debut in 2012, voicing a character in a commercial for SSK Foods.[6] That same year she was cast as Muneo Meshiyori in So, I Can't Play H!.[7] Later that year, she was cast as Aoi Kiriya in Aikatsu! becoming her first main role.[7][8] Since then, she has appeared in many concerts, stage events and radio programs. The following year she was cast as Phino Bloodstone in I Couldn't Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job.,[7] and Shizuka Mogami in the mobile game The Idolmaster Million Live!.[2][7]

In 2014, she was cast as Kotori Takatori in Brynhildr in the Darkness.[7][9] She, along with her co-stars, Risa Taneda, Aya Suzaki, and M·A·O, performed the series' ending theme song "Ichiban Boshi" (いちばん星).[9] Later that year, she made her official debut as a singer for Lantis by releasing her first album "Beyond Myself!"; the album peaked at number 33 on the Oricon weekly charts.[10][11]

She launched her official Facebook and Twitter account on May 31, 2015. In April of the same year, she released her first single "DREAM LINE"; the song peaked at number 40 on the Oricon weekly charts.[6][10][12] That same year, she was cast as Kiriko Shikishima in Ultimate Otaku Teacher.[7] The following year, she voiced the character Ruru in Myriad Colors Phantom World; she also performed the series' ending theme song "Junshin Always" (純真Always).[7][13] Later that year, she played the character Nao Nakamura in the anime Trickster; she also performed the series' first opening theme song "1HOPE SNIPER", and the series' second ending theme song "Unmei Dilemma" (運命ジレンマ).[7][14]

In 2017, she voiced the character Tae Futaba in Masamune-kun's Revenge.[7][15] She then played the role of Chtholly Nota Seniorious in the anime WorldEnd which she also performed the opening theme song "DEAREST DROP".[7][16] The following year, she was cast as Symboli Rudolf in Cygames's multimedia franchise Uma Musume Pretty Derby,[17] and Chloe in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime; she also performed the series' second ending theme song "Little Soldier" (リトルソルジャー).[18]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[1][3]
2012–2013 So, I Can't Play H! Muneo Meshiyori Also OVA [7]
2012 Nakaimo - My Sister is Among Them! Schoolgirl Ep. 2 [7]
2012–2016 Aikatsu! Aoi Kiriya Speaking voice [7][8][19]
2013 Karneval Nurse [7]
2013–2014 I Couldn't Become a Hero, So I Reluctantly Decided to Get a Job. Phino Bloodstone Also OVA [7][19]
2014 Agriculture Angel Baraki Suke-bi ONA
2014 Daimidaler the Sound Robot Sewashiko Goya [7]
2014 Brynhildr in the Darkness Kotori Takatori [7][9]
2014 Himegoto Hiro Toyotomi [7]
2014 Tokyo ESP Murasaki Edoyama [7]
2015 Death Parade Female guest Ep. 12 [7]
2015 Ultimate Otaku Teacher Kiriko Shikishima [7]
2015–2016 Sound! Euphonium Azusa Sasaki Also season 2 [7]
2016 Myriad Colors Phantom World Ruru [7][13][20]
2016 Divine Gate Bedivere [7][19]
2016 Bakuon!! Yume Sakura [7]
2016–2018 Aikatsu Stars! Yuzu Nikaido Speaking voice [7]
2016 Big Order Iyo Also OAV in 2015 [7]
2016 Trickster Nao Nakamura [7][14]
2016 Luger Code 1951 Yonaga ONA [7]
2017 Masamune-kun's Revenge Tae Futaba [7][15][19]
2017 WorldEnd Chtholly Nota Seniorious [7][16]
2017 Seven Mortal Sins Astaroth [7]
2018 Märchen Mädchen Sachi Hino [21]
2018 Violet Evergarden Luculia Marlborough Ep. 3, 6 [22]
2018 Pop Team Epic Pipimi Ep. 8a
2018 Uma Musume Pretty Derby Symboli Rudolf [17][19]
2018 Aikatsu Friends! Karen Kamishiro [23]
2018 BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! ☆ Pico Kaoru Seta ONA [19]
2019 BanG Dream! Kaoru Seta Season 2 [19]
2019 Real Girl Reiko Akiyama Ep. 13-14
2019 That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Chloe [24]
2019 Kandagawa Jet Girls Kaguya Shinjūin [25]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source[1][3]
2013 The Garden of Words Schoolgirl
2014 Persona 3 The Movie: No. 2, Midsummer Knight's Dream Schoolgirl B
2014 Aikatsu! The Movie Aoi Kiriya Speaking voice [7]
2016 Aikatsu Stars! The Movie Yuzu Nikaido Speaking voice [7]
2016 Pop in Q Miharu Fukamachi [7][26]
2018 Mazinger Z: Infinity MazinGirl Orange [27]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[1][3]
2012 Aikatsu! Cinderella Lesson Aoi Kiriya 3DS
2013 The Idolmaster Million Live! Shizuka Mogami iOS, Android [2][7][19]
2013 Age of Amazones Kunoichi 3DS [22]
2013 Aikatsu! Futari no My Princess Aoi Kiriya 3DS
2014 The Idolmaster One For All Shizuka Mogami PS3 [28]
2015 Princess Connect! Mifuyu Ogami iOS, Android [7]
2015 Drift Girls Claudia iOS, Android [19]
2015 Valkyrie Drive: Siren Urara Sashō iOS, Android [29]
2016 Granblue Fantasy Phoebe iOS, Android [30]
2016 Akiba's Beat Saki Hoshino PS4, PS Vita [7][22]
2017 BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Kaoru Seta iOS, Android [19]
2017 The Idolmaster: Million Live! Theater Days Shizuka Mogami iOS, Android
2017 Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Kaoru Maki iOS, Android
2018 Princess Connect! Re:Dive Mifuyu Ogami iOS, Android [31]
2018 Shadowverse Galmieux, Omen of Disdain iOS, Android, other [32]
TBA Uma Musume Pretty Derby Symboli Rudolf iOS, Android [19]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Release date Title[10] Catalogue No.
(Regular edition)
Oricon[12] Album Notes
Peak
position
Weeks
charted
April 22, 2015 DREAM LINE LACM-14336 40 3 It’s my CUE. N/A
September 2, 2015 Kimi to no Yakusoku o Kazoeyo (君との約束を数えよう) LACM-14383 45 2
February 10, 2016 Junshin Always (純真Always) LACM-14441 22 3 Ending theme song for Myriad Colors Phantom World
October 26, 2016 1HOPE SNIPER LACM-14536 52 1 So What? 1st ending theme song for Trickster
January 25, 2017 Unmei Dilemma (運命ジレンマ) LACM-14567 31 2 2nd opening theme song for Trickster
April 26, 2017 DEAREST DROP LACM-14588 32 11 Opening theme song for WorldEnd
July 7, 2018 RESOLVE LACM-14776 53 2 TBA 1st ending theme song for Baki
January 23, 2019 Little Soldier (リトルソルジャー) LACM-14821 27 3 2nd ending theme song for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
August 21, 2019 Equal (イコール) LACM-14920 TBA TBA N/A

Albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title[10] Album details[10] Catalogue No. Oricon[11]
Regular
edition
Limited
edition
Peak
position
Weeks
charted
Beyond Myself! LACA-15424 N/A 33 2
It's my CUE.
  • Released: July 6, 2016
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD, CD + Blu-ray, digital download
LACA-15562 LACA-35562 27 3
So What?
  • Released: October 25, 2017
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD, CD + Blu-ray, digital download
LACA-15659 LACA-35659 20 3

References[edit]

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