Yumiko Kobayashi

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Yumiko Kobayashi
Native name
小林 由美子
Born (1979-06-18) June 18, 1979 (age 39)
Chiba, Japan
OccupationVoice actress
Years active1998–present

Yumiko Kobayashi (小林 由美子, Kobayashi Yumiko, born June 18, 1979) is a Japanese voice actress.[1][better source needed] She is a freelance voice actor, but until August 2007 was affiliated with Arts Vision.

Kobayashi was born in Chiba Prefecture. She and fellow Excel Saga voice actress Mikako Takahashi are known as the duo "The Excel Girls".[1] She is also part of the voice actress quartet "Prits" along with Natsuko Kuwatani, Nana Mizuki, and Hisayo Mochizuki; all four voiced characters in Sister Princess. Kobayashi is also the newly announced voice actress for an anime character, Shinnosuke Nohara from a famous childhood comedy anime, Crayon Shin-chan; after Akiko Yajima retired from her career as Shinnosuke's voice actress on June 29, 2018.[2]


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  1. ^ a b Doi, Hitoshi. "Kobayashi Yumiko". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
  2. ^ Pineda, Rafael Antonio (14 June 2018). "Yumiko Kobayashi Is New Voice Actress for Crayon Shin-chan's Title Role". Anime News Network. Retrieved 17 October 2018.

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