New York Anime Fest to Host Haruhi Voice Minori Chihara
posted on by Egan Loo
New York Anime Festival and Bandai Entertainment have announced on Thursday that voice actress and singer Minori Chihara will attend the October 8-10 event in New York City. Chihara is best known for playing Yuki Nagato in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime series in 2006 and its various spinoffs, including this year's film The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. Chihara will perform a concert on October 9 and introduce a screening of The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya at the convention.
Chihara performed several songs as the character Yuki in the Haruhi Suzumiya franchise, and she also sang the ending theme song "Yasashii Bōkyaku" for the 2010 Haruhi Suzumiya film. She debuted as Aya Natsume in Tenjho Tenge in 2004 after becoming a finalist in Pony Canyon's Voice Artist & Singer Audition 2003. Her other roles include Chiaki Minami in Minami-ke, Nanaka Shirakawa in D.C. II: Da Capo II, Kagura Tsuchimiya in Ga-Rei -Zero-, Toka Ryumonbuchi in Saki, Minami Iwasaki in Lucky Star, Toa in Dragonaut, and Raquel Mayol in My-Otome 0~S.ifr~. In addition to her voice-acting, she has sung the theme songs for Minami-ke, Tenjho Tenge: Ultimate Fight, Ga-Rei -Zero-, and other projects.