Kanae Itō

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Kanae Itō
FanimeCon 2017 125 Kanae Ito.jpg
Native name
伊藤 かな恵
Born (1986-11-26) November 26, 1986 (age 32)
Years active2006–present
AgentAoni Production
Notable work
Height149.5 cm (4 ft 11 in)

Kanae Itō (伊藤 かな恵, Itō Kanae, born November 26, 1986) is a Japanese voice actress and singer who was born in Nagano Prefecture. She is affiliated with Aoni Production[1] and music publisher Lantis.


After graduating from high school, Kanae enrolled at the Amusement Media Academy, a vocational school for voice actors and artists, and graduated in 2007.[2] Prior to graduating she was a member of two voice acting groups called Koetchi (こえっち) and Rirachitchi (りらちっち) before both groups disbanded in December 16, 2005 and January 28, 2007 respectively.

Her first major role came in 2007 when she played the lead heroine, Amu Hinamori, from the anime Shugo Chara!. The show became a hit and Kanae was praised by critics. Since then, she has voiced Amu in other Shugo Chara! franchises including radio serials, drama CDs and video games.

Despite being a relatively new voice actress, she has voiced a variety of characters ranging from tsundere teenagers (Fumino Serizawa of Mayoi Neko Overrun!) to sexy, mature characters (Airi from Queen's Blade). Her versatility has gotten her major roles in some recent anime.

She and fellow voice actress Aki Toyosaki are good friends who worked together on several anime including Shugo Chara!, To Love-Ru, The World God Only Knows, Hanasaku Iroha and Toaru Kagaku no Railgun (both also hosted the Toaru Kagaku no Railgun web radio show, Radio no Railgun[3]). She also won for "Best Rookie Voice Actress" at the 4th Seiyu Awards and "Best Supporting Actress" at the 5th Seiyu Awards.


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Year Single details Catalog No. Peak Oricon
chart positions
2011 Kokoro Keshiki (ココロケシキ, lit. "Heart Scenery")
  • Released: November 23, 2011
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACA-35175 (Limited Edition),

LACA-15175 (Regular Edition)

2013 Miageta Keshiki (ミアゲタケシキ, lit. "Scenery Seen Above")
  • Released: April 3, 2013
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACA-35286 (Limited Edition),

LACA-15286 (Regular Edition)



Year Single details Catalog No. Peak Oricon
chart positions
2009 Yume Miru Kokoro (ユメ・ミル・ココロ, lit. "Dream-Watching Heart) (Taishō Baseball Girls ending theme)
  • Released: August 5, 2009
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACM-4634 81 Kokoro Keshiki
hide and seek
  • Released: December 9, 2009
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACM-4676 102
2010 Ijiwaru na Koi (いじわるな恋, lit. "The Mean Love") (Kyō, Koi o Hajimemasu ending theme)
  • Released: September 8, 2010
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACM-4739 64
Metamerhythm (メタメリズム) (Squid Girl ending theme)
  • Released: November 26, 2010
  • Label: Mellow Head
  • Format: CD
LACM-1083 52
2011 Tsumasakidachi (つまさきだち, lit. "Standing with Toes") (Softenni ending theme)
  • Released: May 25, 2011
  • Label: Mellow Head
  • Format: CD
LHCM-31092 (Limited Edition),

LHCM-1092 (Regular Edition)

2012 Photokano Character Song Vol.1 Haruka Niimi (フォトカノ キャラクターソング Vol.1 新見遙佳)
  • Released: April 5, 2012
  • Label: TWOFIVE Records
  • Format: CD
Puzzle/Beginner Driver (パズル/ビギナードライバー) (Squid Girl OVA ending theme)
  • Released: August 8, 2012
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACM-4973 42 Miageta Keshiki
  • Released: November 14, 2012
  • Label: Mellow Head
  • Format: CD
LACM-14023 29
2014 Happy Garland
  • Released: March 5, 2014
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACM-14211 54 TBA
Loupe (ルーペ)
  • Released: May 14, 2014
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACM-14212 37
Uchi age Hanabi (打ち上げ花火)
  • Released: July 9, 2014
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
Misers' Dream (マイザーズドリーム)
  • Released: September 10, 2014
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD


  1. ^ "伊藤 かな恵 at Aoni Production" (in Japanese). Retrieved May 9, 2010.
  2. ^ (in Japanese) http://www.amgakuin.co.jp/contents/?p=4544&author=7&cat=7
  3. ^ (in Japanese) Radio no Railgun
  4. ^ "Harukana Receive Anime's Additional Cast, July Premiere Revealed". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2018-06-23.
  5. ^ 4Gamer.net [1]. Retrieved 2015-03-29.
  6. ^ PR Times [2]. Retrieved 2015-03-29.
  7. ^ "Valkyria Chronicles II". GameSpot. Retrieved 2018-04-02.

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