anime actor

Meet this 24-Year-Old Award-Winning Actor With More than 60 Films!

Sometani Shota (染谷将太) is still young, but he has already appeared in more than 60 films, worked with some of the most prominent directors and married with a child to a famous and internationally recognized actress. Sometani Shota imgrum.net/ Also called “Someya” by his fans, Sometani Shota was born in Koto, Tokyo on September 3,…

Meet Pile Sama, the Voice Behind Love Live’s Nishikino Maki

Cute lovely characters, high school life and singing, lots and lots of it. That is what Love Live! is to many fans that love the anime franchise. Manga, Anime and Games, you name it and Love Live! has it, that is just how popular Love Live! is. If you have no idea about Love Live!,…

Mizuki Nana, One of Japan’s Top Seiyu and Singers

Seiyu (声優) or Voice Actors/ Actresses take up one part of the entertainment industry in Japan. Thanks to them, they bring our favorite anime characters from manga to life. Many people aspire of becoming a seiyu in Japan whether they be Japanese or even non-Japanese. But the reality of a seiyu’s life and job is…

Kanata Hongo: From a Prince to a Musician to a Warrior

What does it take for an artist to stand out amidst the competition in the entertainment industry? Is it just the face? Talent? Or is it appeal? What makes popular, popular? Japan has a bunch of artists who have made their names known not only through the music industry, but also in the field of…

Anime and other Varieties of Voice Acting in Japan

In a place where animation is popular, Japan naturally has a greater prominence for voice acting. The country’s animation accounts for 60% of the total animated series in the world. Thus, voice acting has become an apparent job for many of the Japanese. Since the advent of radio, voice acting has also become popular. But…