Yōko Hikasa

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Yōko Hikasa
Native name 日笠 陽子
Born (1985-07-16) July 16, 1985 (age 30)
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Voice actress, singer
Agent I'm Enterprise
Notable credit(s) K-On!! as Mio Akiyama
High School DxD as Rias Gremory
Infinite Stratos as Hōuki Shinonono
Hataraku Maou-sama! as Emi Yusa


Musical career
Genres J-pop
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2013-present
Labels Pony Canyon

Yōko Hikasa (日笠 陽子 Hikasa Yōko?, born July 16, 1985) is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Kanagawa who is affiliated with I'm Enterprise.


Hikasa aspired to become a voice actress after watching Sailor Moon,[1] and later attended Nihon Narration Engi Kenkyūjo, a voice actor training school. She is a member of the five-girl pop music group Ro-Kyu-Bu!, along with Kana Hanazawa, Yuka Iguchi, Rina Hidaka and Yui Ogura.[2] The group takes its name from the anime series Ro-Kyu-Bu!; the five members voice main characters in the series. Their first single "Shoot!" was released on August 17, 2011 and was used as the opening theme of Ro-Kyu-Bu!. Ro-Kyu-Bu! put out the album Pure Elements on October 5, 2011.


TV Animation[edit]


Drama CD[edit]

Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Original net animation (ONA)[edit]


Video games[edit]


Singles & albums[edit]

As the voice actor for Mio Akiyama in K-On!, she participated to four singles and two albums.[5]

  • "Cagayake! Girls" ranked #2 on Japanese Oricon singles charts.[6]
  • "Don't say 'lazy'" ranked #3 on Oricon singles charts,[7] and was awarded Animation Kobe's "Best Song" award.[8]
  • "Light and Fluffy Time" (ふわふわ時間?) ranked #3 on Oricon singles charts.[9]
  • "Mio Akiyama" (秋山澪?) ranked #2 on Oricon singles charts.[10]
  • Hōkago Teatime (放課後ティータイム?) ranked #1 on Oricon albums charts.[11][12]
  • "Rhythm Dimension" along with Shiina-Tactix.[13]

Below are singles under her own name.

Below are albums under her own name.

  • "Glamorous Songs" (July 17, 2013)
  • "Couleur" (September 3, 2014)


  • Hikasa Yoko GLAMOROUS LIVE Blu-ray & DVD released date: April 16, 2014.
  • Hikasa Yoko Live Tour Le Tour de Couleur Blu-ray & DVD released date: March 18, 2015.


  1. ^ 日本ナレーション演技研究所出身 日笠陽子さん 後編 (in Japanese). animate.tv. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Ro-Kyu-Bu! Official Website" (in Japanese). Ro-Kyu-Bu. 
  3. ^ "Comical Psychosomatic Medicine Anime's 1st Promo Streamed". Anime News Network. November 10, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Super Heroine Chronicle's 1st Promo Video Shows New Cast". Anime News Network. October 31, 2013. Retrieved April 30, 2015. 
  5. ^ "TBSアニメーション・けいおん!公式ホームページ / CD情報" (in Japanese). TBS. Archived from the original on March 16, 2010. Retrieved November 21, 2015. 
  6. ^ Cagayake!GIRLS/桜高軽音部 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  7. ^ Don’t say "lazy"/桜高軽音部 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  8. ^ "The 14th Animation Kobe" (in Japanese). anime-kobe.jp. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  9. ^ ふわふわ時間/桜高軽音部 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  10. ^ 秋山澪 (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  11. ^ "K-ON! Album is 1st Anime Character CDs to Top Weekly Chart". Anime News Network. July 27, 2009. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  12. ^ 放課後ティータイム/放課後ティータイム (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved January 26, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Rhythm Dimension - Single by ShiinaTactix-Yoko Hikasa". iTunes Store. Retrieved April 18, 2010. 

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