Minoru Shiraishi

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Minoru Shiraishi
Native name
白石 稔
Born (1978-10-18) October 18, 1978 (age 40)
Alma materWaseda University
Occupation
Years active2002–present
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Notable work
Lucky Star as himself

Minoru Shiraishi (白石 稔, Shiraishi Minoru, born October 18, 1978 in Ehime Prefecture) is a Japanese actor, voice actor, singer, songwriter and radio personality who was formerly affiliated with I'm Enterprise and Pro-Fit. He is the only "live-action" character (as he played "himself" in Lucky ☆ Star) in the Newtype Anime magazine to be featured in the Monthly Top-10 Most-Popular Male Character charts. He played himself in Episode 6 of Kiddy Girl-and as a voice actor in a voice actor cafe. Other roles include Taniguchi in the Haruhi Suzumiya series, and Itsuki Takeuchi in the Initial D reboot feature films in 2014.

Minoru married on August 9, 2011, but has chosen to keep his wife's identity anonymous.[1]

On December 29, 2015, Minoru revealed that he has facial paralysis, making him unable to move the right side of his face. He is currently taking medication and undergoing treatment.[2]

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Television animation[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Anime News Network: Lucky Star Voice Actor Minoru Shiraishi Gets Married. 2011-11-13.
  2. ^ "Voice Actor Minoru Shiraishi Reveals He Has Facial Paralysis". Anime News Network. Anime News Network. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  • Maeda, Hisashi. "The Official Art of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya". (November 2007) Newtype USA. pp. 133–139.

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