Nobuhiko Okamoto

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Nobuhiko Okamoto
Nobuhiko Okamoto at Anime Expo 2012.jpg
Nobuhiko Okamoto at Anime Expo 2012
Native name 岡本 信彦
Born (1986-10-24) October 24, 1986 (age 29)
Tokyo, Japan
Other names
  • Nobu
  • Pikorin
  • Shikorin
Ethnicity Japanese
Occupation
Years active 2006–present
Agent Pro-Fit
Notable work
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012-present
Labels

Nobuhiko Okamoto (岡本 信彦 Okamoto Nobuhiko?, born October 24, 1986) is a Japanese voice actor and singer from Tokyo, affiliated with the Pro-Fit agency. He won the Best New Actor Award on Third Seiyu Awards and Best Supporting Actor Award on Fifth Seiyu Awards.

Voice acting career[edit]

In an interview held at the Anime Expo, when answering what inspired him to become a voice actor, Nobuhiko mentioned the he has always been a big fan of Slam Dunk and thought the character Rukawa was really cool, so he wanted to be like him.[1]

In the third Seiyu Awards held on March 7, 2009, he won the award for best rookie actor for his portrayals of Accelerator in A Certain Magical Index, Shin Kanzato in Persona: Trinity Soul and Ryuji Kuhoin in Kure-nai, when he graduated from university.[2]

In the fifth Seiyu Awards held on March 5, 2011, he won the award for best actor in a supporting role for his portrayals of Takumi Usui in Maid Sama!, Eiji Niizuma in Bakuman, Accelerator in A Certain Magical Index.[3]

Music career[edit]

Nobuhiko has voiced many roles, including his involvement in character CDs and insert songs (soundtracks) for the anime, that on his 25th birthday, he announced his singing debut for the year 2012.[4][5] On April 18, 2012 he made his debut with the single "Atchi de Kotchi de" (あっちでこっちで?, "Here and There"), sung together with Rumi Ōkubo, Hitomi Nabatame, Kaori Fukuhara, and Shintarō Asanuma, which was used as the opening theme to the 2012 TV anime Place to Place. On May 23, he released his first EP, Palette[6] which reached number 9 on the weekly Oricon chart. On November 28, 2012, he released another single, "Retrospective World" which was used as the opening theme to the 2012 anime Aoi Sekai no Chūshin de, sung in duet with Hiro Shimono. On June 5, 2013, he released his second EP, Enjoy Full.[7][8][9] On March 19, 2014, he released his first single, "Shunkan Beat" (瞬間BEAT?).[10]

Personal life[edit]

In his spare time he plays video games.[1] He is skilled at playing shogi, having the Shogi Certification in 3rd Class.[1] He appeared at the several Shogi events of niconico[11][12] and appeared on pokemon game event on niconico one time. He's also a host of a radio program about gaming called RADIO 4Gamer (ja) from 2010 to 2015 then the program changed its name to RADIO 4Gamer Tap (ja) and continue on with Okamoto still being a host. The show was available on Youtube channel "4GamerSP".

Filmography[edit]

Television animation[edit]

2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017

Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Original net animation (ONA)[edit]

  • Momokuri as Shinya Momotsuki (Momo)[28]

Theatrical animation[edit]

Drama CDs[edit]

Video games[edit]

2006
2010
2011
2012
2013
  • 2/2 Lover: Angels and Demons as Hinata, Setsuna
  • Hanasaku Manimani as Fujishige Takara
  • Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku Tasogare Polar Star as Masashi Miyanomori
  • Koibana Days as Araragi Tsukasa
  • Minus Eight as Maya Kazahara
  • School Wars ~Sotsugyou Sensen~ as Naezono Oji
  • Seishun Hajimemashita as Rikuno Kanade
  • Storm Lovers 2 as Nanao Shiina
  • Toki no Kizuna Hanayui Tsuzuri as Hatsushimo Senkimaru
2014
  • Devil Survivor 2 Break Record as Daichi Shijima
  • Dynamic Chord as Chiya Suzuno
  • Gakuen Heaven 2: Double Scramble as Reon Yagami[30]
  • Happy+Sugar=Darlin as Tamaki Satomi
  • Heart no Kuni no Alice ~Wonderful Twin World~ as Humpty & Dumpty
  • Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire as Yuki (Brendan)
  • Re-Vice[D] as Yukine
  • Root Rexx as Soma Shiraishi
  • Sengoku Basara 4 as Shibata Katsuie
  • Vinculum Hearts ~Iris Mahou Gakko~ as Iris
2015

Dubbing[edit]

Discography[edit]

Mini-albums[edit]

Year EP details Catalog No. Peak Oricon
chart positions
Billboard Japan Top Albums Nielsen SoundScan Certifications
2012 Palette
  • Released: May 23, 2012
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACA-35203 (Limited Edition),

LACA-15203 (Regular Edition)

  • daily chart: 6

( 23 / 5 / 12 )

  • weekly chart: 9

( 21 - 27 / 5 / 12 )

8 13[31] Over 6,000,000 copies sold
2013 Enjoy Full
  • Released: June 5, 2013
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACA-35297 (Limited Edition),

LACA-15297 (Regular Edition)

daily chart: 11 ( 5 - 6 / 6 / 13 )

  • weekly chart: 17

( 3 - 9 / 6 / 13 )

2014 Parading
  • Released: August 13, 2014
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACA-35428 (Limited Edition),

LACA-15428 (Regular Edition)

7
2015 Questory
  • Released: November 25, 2015
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACA-35521 (Limited Edition),

LACA-15521 (Regular Edition)

15

Singles[edit]

Year EP details Catalog No. Peak Oricon
chart positions
2014 Shunkan Beat'
  • Released: March 19, 2014
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD
LACM-34191 (Limited Edition),

LACM-1419 (Regular Edition)

16 (weekly chart)

Anime Songs[edit]

  • Chrome Shelled Regios (as Layfon Alseif)
    • (2009.08.07) Kokaku no Regios Character Songs -The First Session-
      • 愛のツェルニ (Ai no Zuellni) Feat. Layfon Alseif & Leerin Marfes (with Mikako Takahashi)
    • (2009.08.28) Kokaku no Regios Character Songs -The Second Session-
      • 愛のツェルニ (Ai no Zuellni) Feat. Layfon Alseif
  • Maid Sama! (as Takumi Usui)
    • (2010.07.22) Kaichou wa Maid-sama! Character Concept CD4 - Another Side
      • Promise
  • Yumekui Merry (as Yumeji Fujiwara)
    • (2011.02.25) Yumekui Merry Character Song - Fujiwara Yumeji
      • 終わらない夜を (Owaranai Yoru o)
      • 何色インユアドリーム (Nani iro In Your Dream)
  • Sekaiichi Hatsukoi (as Kisa Shouta)
    • (2011.07.06) Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi Character Song Vol.3 Shoudou Alarm - Shouta Kisa
      • 衝動アラーム (Shodo Alarm)
      • 君に出逢えた奇跡 (Kimi Ni Deaeta Kiseki)
  • Pretty Rhythm: Aurora Dream (as Wataru)
    • (2011.07.20) Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream Livetic Character Song act.4 1/1000 no Bigaku (as Callings with Takashi Kondō and Kenn)
      • 1/1000永遠の美学 (1/1000 Eien no Bigaku)
      • 1/1000永遠の美学 <instrumental>
    • (2012.03.16) Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream Prism Music Collection DX (as Callings)
      • 1/1000 永遠の美学 (1/1000 Eien no Bigaku)
      • 愛しのティンカーベル (Itoshi no Tinker Bell)
  • Toaru Majutsu no Index and Toaru Majutsu no Index II' (as Accelerator)
    • (2011.08.24) To Aru Majutsu no Index II Archives 4
      • 99.9% Noisy'
  • Sacred Seven (as Night Terushima)
    • (2011.12.07) Sacred Seven Drama Character Album IV Fragment of S7 Kijima Night x Lau Feizooi
      • Knight of Light
  • Tiger & Bunny (as Ivan Karelin/Origami Cyclone)
    • (2012.02.08) Tiger & Bunny Character Song Album Best of Hero
      • 見切れ桜 (Mikire Zakura)
    • (2013.05.15) Tiger & Bunny -Single Relay Project "Circuit Of Hero" Vol.3
      • 青春Honesty (Seishun Honesty) (with Go Inoue)
    • (2013.06.12) Tiger & Bunny -Single Relay Project "Circuit Of Hero" Vol.4
      • 見切れヒーローイズム (Mikire Heroism)
      • チャチャチャdeワッショイ (Chachacha de wasshoi) (with Mariya Ise)
  • Place to Place (as Io Otonashi)
    • (2012.05.16) Atchi Kotchi Character Song Mini-Album
      • キラメキサイクル (Kirameki cycle)
  • Sakamichi no Apollon (as Seiji Matsuoka)
    • (2012.07.25) Kids on the Slope Original Soundtrack Plus more & rare
      • Hey Boy featuring Nobuhiko Okamoto as Seiji Matsuoka sings (ヘイボーイ <featuring 岡本信彦 as Seiji Matsuoka sings>)
      • Bang Bang Bang featuring Nobuhiko Okamoto as Seiji Matsuoka sings (バンバンバン <featuring 岡本信彦 as Seiji Matsuoka sings>)
  • Code:Breaker (as Rei Ōgami)
    • (2012.11.28) Code:Breaker Character Song Vol.1
      • Restoration to 0
  • Ao no Exorcist (as Rin Okumura)
    • (2012.12.19) Blue Exorcist Character Song[32]
      • Trailblazer
  • Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East (as Murasame)
    • (2013.03.22) Hakkenden -Touhou Hakken Ibun- Image Song CD Vol.1
      • 無敵のBuddy Muteki no Buddy
  • Kamisama Hajimemashita (as Mizuki)
    • (2013.03.20) Kamisama Hajimemashita Bonus CD Vol. 4
      • Hitoshizuku
    • (2013.04.17) Kamisama Hajimemashita Bonus CD Vol. 5
      • ひとりあやとり (Hitori Ayatori)
  • Bakuman (as Niizuma Eiji)
    • (2013.07.24) Bakuman Character Cover Song Collection Album
      • "Romance" (cover of original song by Penicillin)
      • "Waiwai World" (cover of original Dr. Slump - Arale-chan opening theme)
  • Brother Conflict (as Hikaru Asahina)
  • Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun (as Mikoto Mikoshiba)
    • (2014.09.24) Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun Special Character Song CD Vol. 1
    • Ore no Te de SPARKING!! (SPARKING in my hand!!)
  • Ace of Diamond
    • Ace of Diamond Character Song Vol. 4 (as Ryosuke Kominato)
    • (2014.12.03) Oikaze ni Tsugu
  • Assassination Classroom (as Akabane Karma)
  • Assassination Classroom: Second Season (as Akabane Karma)

Game (PSP) songs[edit]

  • Death Connection
    • (2010.06.16) Death Connection Character Song Album
      • promise (as Leonardo)
  • 『恋は校則に縛られない!』(as Satoshi/Kyo)[33]
    • (2012.11.17)『恋は校則に縛られない!』オープニングテーマ「Brand New World」
    • (2012.11.17) キャラクターソングコレクション Vol.03 羽々崎 暁/キョウ(岡本信彦)
      • 1.「Heads or Tails」
      • 2.「Brand New World -Satoshi ver.-」
      • 3.「Heads or Tails -only Satoshi ver.-」
      • 4.「Heads or Tails -only Kyo ver.-」
      • 5.「Heads or Tails - off vocal ver. -」
      • 6.「Brand New World - off vocal / Satoshi ver.-」
  • Koi Hana Days
    • (2013.06.26) Koi Hana Days OP&ED - Koi Tsubomi / Ai no Hanataba
      • 愛の花束 (Ai no Hanataba) (as Tsukasa Ranki)
  • Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 5
    • (2013.05.29) Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 5 〜Akatsuki no Koi uta〜 2 Vocal Song CD
  • Vinculum Hearts -Iris Mahou Gakkou-
    • (2014.11.12) Vinculum Hearts -Iris Mahou Gakkou- Intro Theme
      • Hajimari no Yakusoku (as Iris)

Drama CD songs[edit]

  • Rikei Danshi. Benkyo ni Naru!? (as Hazeru Mizunomoto)
    • (2009.06.24) Rikei Danshi. Benkyo ni Naru!? Character Song Vol.1 - Hazeru Mizunomoto
    1. 並べ!元素記号 (勉強科目:化学) (Narabe! Ganso Kigou)
    2. 原子分子マイン~ぼくらの理科室~ (『理系男子。』主題歌 【水ノ素 爆】 ソロバージョン) (Genshi bunshi Main ~Boku wa no Rika Shitsu~)
    3. モノローグドラマ 水ノ素 爆 編 (Monologue Drama Mizu no Moto Bao-Hen)
    • (2010.10.27) Rikei Danshi. Benkyo ni Naru!? Character song Second stage Vol. 1 - Hazeru Mizunomoto & Genki Haihara
    1. 結晶バンザイ! (勉強科目: 化学) (Kessho banzai! (Benkyou Kamoku: kagaku))
    2. 情熱ヾ(*・∀・)ノスペクトル (勉強科目: 物理) (Jonetsu ( A ) no Spectrum (Benkyou Kamoku - Butsuri))
    3. 葉緑体 ~僕と君と緑と光~ (勉強科目: 生物) (Yoryokutai ~Boku to Kimi to Midori to Hikari~ (Benkyou Kamoku: Seibutsu)) (by Daisuke Ono)
    4. 進化☆ミラクル (勉強科目: 地学) (Shinka Miracle (Benkyou Kamoku: Chigaku)) (by Daisuke Ono)
    5. fellowそぞろfollow (fellow Sozoro follow) (with Daisuke Ono)
    6. ミニドラマ「ひまわり畑で」 (Mini Drama 'Himawari Hatake de) (with Daisuke Ono)

Cover songs[edit]

References[edit]

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