This week’s seiyuu chart feature is a spin-off anime from the Fate series, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma ☆ Ilya by Silver Link. Fate/kaleid tells a lighter story of Ilyasviel von Einzbern in an alternate universe where she becomes a magical girl and help out Tohsaka Rin in collecting magical cards based on Fate’s seven Holy Grail War servants. Most of the voice actors from its previous adaptations were also doing the same roles for this project, with some of them also having roles from other ongoing series this season. Check out the chart below and see if you can recognize any of their previously voiced characters!
Kadowaki Mai (Ilyasviel von Einzbern) – she also voices Taiyou Akari from Gen’ei wo Kakeru Taiyou, which is another ongoing show this summer. Her previous roles include Nohotoke Honne(IS: Infinite Stratos), Shokatsuryou Koumei (Ikkitousen), Kamizaki Risa (Amagami SS) and Usa Mimi (Kodomo no Jikan).
Nazuka Kaori (Miyu Edelfelt) – also has another active project this season, voicing Ayukawa Tenri from The World God Only Knows. She was also the voice behind characters like Futami Ami (iDOLM@STER Xenoglossia), Eureka (Eureka Seven), Ayatsuji Tsukasa (Amagami SS), Nunnally Lamperouge (Code Geass) and many more.
Ueda Kana (Tohsaka Rin) – a veteran seiyuu, also has a supporting role this season as Konori Mii (To Aru Kagaku no Railgun). Some of her other characters recently were Kawashima Momo (Girls und Panzer), Itano Tomoyo (AKB0048) and Aizawa Sakuya (Hayate no Gotoku). One of her most popular characters would be Yagami Hayate from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha.
Itou Shizuka (Luviagelita Edelfelt) – also the voice actress for Takura Mihoshi (R0-Kyu Bu!), Bellows (Suisei no Gargantia), Kunizuka Yayoi (Psycho Pass), Fujishima Maiko (Kokoro Connect) and Himejima Akeno (High School DxD). Other notable characters are Katsura Hinagiku (Hayate no Gotoku!), Morishima Haruka (Amagami SS), Wilhelmina Carmel (Shakugan no Shana) and Kousaka Tamaki (To Heart).
Takano Nanoko (Ruby) – this mischievous talking magical stick is voiced by the same person behind Kohaku (Carnival Phantasm), Shelley Maycraft (Shukufuku no Campanella), Reinard Megumi (Kidou Senkan Nadesico), Konoe Kaoru (Gatekeepers) and Asaba Yuuko (Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu).
Matsuki Miyu (Sapphire) – the other magical stick sent to the card collecting mission. Matsuki also voiced a number of supporting characters like Yakusa Chimo (Tamayura), Tanaka Kumi (Yurumates), Fujiyoshi Harumi (Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei), Yoshinoya (Hidamari Sketch) and Saginomiya Izumi (Hayate no Gotoku!).
Sugiyama Noriaki (Emiya Shirou) – this time, a supporting character, Sugiyama became famous as Uchiha Sasuke’s voice actor. Other characters he voiced usually came from shounen series like Ishida Uryuu (Bleach) and William Spears (Kuroshitsuji). He was also the voice behind characters like United Kingdom (Hetalia) and Cardemonde Rivalz (Code Geass).
That ends this week’s seiyuu chart! Another summer anime show will be featured next week. Stay tuned as always!