Yū Asakawa

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Yū Asakawa
浅川 悠
Yuu Asakawa at New York Comic Con.jpg
Yū Asakawa at New York Comic Con in 2012.
Born (1975-03-20) March 20, 1975 (age 48)
Tokyo, Japan
Years active1996–present
Height160 cm (5 ft 3 in)
(m. 2007; div. 2009)

Yū Asakawa (Japanese: 浅川 悠, Hepburn: Asakawa Yū, born March 20, 1975)[1] is a Japanese voice actress from Tokyo, Japan. She also provides the voice samples for Crypton Future Media's Vocaloid character, Megurine Luka. Asakawa is currently a freelance voice actress and was previously attached to Arts Vision (as of October 1, 2014).

She was previously married to fellow voice actor Showtaro Morikubo but the two are now divorced. She served as a co-host of an internet webshow Otaku Verse Zero with Patrick Macias, a previous editor-in-chief of Otaku USA.[2]

She is best known for her role as Rider and her various other incarnations of the character from the Fate/stay night franchise.


Theatrical animation[edit]


Anime television[edit]


Original year Dub year Title Role Original actor Notes
1996-2000 Superman: The Animated Series Talia al Ghul Olivia Hussey
2002 Dinosaur Island Jackie Rodriguez
Spellbound April DeGideo April DeGideo
2003 The Challenge Kelly Sarah Bastian
2004 D.E.B.S. Max Brewer Meagan Good
2004-2008 The Batman Dr. Jane "Blaze" Blazedale
2005 Sky High Magenta "Maj" Lewis Kelly Vitz
2006 All the Boys Love Mandy Lane Mandy Lane Amber Heard [10]
The Flying Scotsman Katie Morven Christie
2006-2008 The Emperor's New School Malina Jessica DiCicco
2007 Chapter 27 Jeri Ursula Abbott [11]
2011-2012 Power Rangers Samurai Dayu Kate Elliott

Video games[edit]


  1. ^ Doi, Hitoshi (April 10, 2018). "Asakawa Yuu". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  2. ^ Manry, Gia (November 17, 2010). "Daily Video: Japan's English-Language Otaku-Verse Zero". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 30, 2017.
  3. ^ "Yūichi Nakamura Joins Love, Election, & Chocolate Cast". Anime News Network. April 29, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2022.
  4. ^ "Akame ga KILL! TV Anime's Supporting Cast, Staff Unveiled". Anime News Network. May 20, 2014. Retrieved November 22, 2021.
  5. ^ "The Testament of Sister New Devil Anime's 1st Promo Previews Opening Theme". Anime News Network. October 10, 2014. Retrieved November 22, 2021.
  6. ^ "Nora, Princess, and Stray Cat TV Anime Shorts Reveals Staff, Cast, Summer Premiere". Anime News Network. May 19, 2017. Retrieved January 23, 2022.
  7. ^ "Killing Bites Anime Reveals Teaser Video, Visuals, Cast, Theme Songs". Anime News Network. October 31, 2017. Retrieved November 22, 2021.
  8. ^ "Getter Robo Arc Anime Adds 9 Cast Members". Anime News Network. July 29, 2021. Retrieved November 22, 2021.
  9. ^ "Shin Ikki Tousen Anime Reveals Cast, Visual, Spring 2022 Debut". Anime News Network. November 22, 2021. Retrieved November 22, 2021.
  10. ^ "『マンディ・レイン』". Mercari. Retrieved July 4, 2019.
  11. ^ "チャプター27[吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved March 15, 2021.

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