What is your favorite character? 2nd place “Evangelion” Shinji Ikari … “Jibo Shonen” Hanako-Kun & “Wahiro” Mitsuki Tono and others are also ranked in!
June 6th is Megumi Ogata’s birthday. Megumi Ogata made her debut as a voice actor in the 1990s. At the 7th Voice Actor Award, we received the Kazue Takahashi Award, which is given to women who have spread the profession of voice actors. In 2021, the starring “Shin Evangelion Theatrical Version” will be released. The first autobiographical essay “Reproduction (Tentative)” was released on April 28, and the reprint has already been decided.
o anime! Anime! Then, with the feeling of celebrating Megumi Ogata’s birthday, we conducted a reader survey again this year entitled “What is your favorite character you played?” We received responses from 987 people during the survey period from May 21st to May 28th. The male-female ratio is about 15% for males and about 85% for females, mainly females. About 25% of the age group was 19 years old or younger, about 25% were in their 20s, and about 35% were in their 30s. ■ The top is “YuYu Hakusho” Kurama “Eva” Shinji also ranks up! No. 1 No. 1 is Kurama from “YuYu Hakusho”. The approval rating was about 24%, the highest for the third consecutive year. “While it’s cool and gentle, it also has the ruthlessness of being an enemy and not forgiving. I feel that Mr. Ogata will become Kurama by breathing life into such a difficult character who is also a human being and a youkai.” “The elegant atmosphere of Kurama, the coldness and kindness, the playfulness that sometimes appears, all of which were expressed at the highest level,” commented that he was performing a complex character. Ogata-san’s debut as a voice actor, “It’s been decades since I fell in love with Ogata-san’s beautiful voice because of Kurama! I still can’t seem to get out of addiction …” and “I got to know the profession of a voice actor. There is also a voice saying. Voting from people in their thirties was particularly noticeable, and many fans expressed it with the word “first love character.” 2nd and 2nd place are Shinji Ikari from “Neon Genesis Evangelion”. The approval rating was about 18%, up from 4th place last year. The reason for the rank-up is “Shin Evangelion Theatrical Version”, which was released in March this year and reached the finale. “I think it’s really wonderful to have been playing a delicate boy who seems to break with just a touch, with the same voice. Shinji’s” Goodbye, all Evangelion “line I was deeply moved by the feeling that this was really the last time! “And” The life-sized 14-year-old voice has reality, and the more I listen to it, the more I am attracted to it. I am 14 years old. I was intoxicated by nature, “and” Thank you for being “14 years old” for 25 years. I’m really glad that Shinji was Mr. Ogata!” “New movie version I watched it in the order of → TV animation version → old movie version. Ogata-san is probably the only voice actor who has played a delicately swaying boy with the same politeness for over 25 years. I hope I can meet Shinji, who will play Ogata again, “said a new generation of spectators in their teens and 20s. 3rd place 3rd place is Sailor Uranus / Sailor Uranus from “Sailor Moon”. The approval rating was about 15%, which was the same as last year. “A cool girl like a prince is really shocking,” she doesn’t have to be a princess. You can be a prince! Sailor Uranus, Sailor Uranus, has always been my idol for the rest of my life. ”And“ For me when I was still a girl, I was far more free and innovative. I was shocked by the spirit and the interaction with Michiru’s partner. I also wanted to be like this because of the nobility that I get my hands dirty because of what I really want to protect. ” There are opinions that it has become a guideline for life. The result shows that it is the “longing” and “ideal” of many readers. Introducing other comments !! Nagito Komaeda of the “Danganronpa” series said, “A character with a mysterious atmosphere that really suits Mr. Ogata’s sexy voice. I think many people were surprised to play with Makoto Naegi.” “Cardcaptor Sakura” Yukito Tsukishiro said, “I’m surprised by the casual kindness” and “I saw Yukito with my eyes in my heart with Sakura!” “Rage of Bahamut” Grimnil says, “Although it is the strongest war god, there is a place where it is missing, and the innocent appearance is cute and messy” and “The gap between good-looking and a little stupid is the best.” The original title of the 2020 broadcast, “Akudama Drive” doctor said, “I felt an erotic voice different from Mr. Ogata who I usually hear” and “I can’t help the doctor’s sex appeal and madness …!” There was also a vote for the character. In the 2021 version of the questionnaire, Kurama from “YuYu Hakusho” showed the same strength as usual, while a wide range of characters was ranked in. Adolescent boys, mysterious women, and even artificial intelligence have unique characters. ■ Ranking Top 10 [What is your favorite character played by Megumi Ogata? 2021 Edition] 1st place Kurama “YuYu Hakusho” 2nd place Shinji Ikari “Neon Genesis Evangelion” 3rd place Sailor Uranus “Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon” 4th placeHanako-Kun “Chibaku boy Hanako-Kun” 5 Komaedanagito “Dangan refute 3 -The End of hope month peak Gakuen -” the 6-position Tsukishiro Yukito “Card Captor Sakura” 7th Toruno Mitsuki” World End Heroes” 8th place Makoto Naegi “Danganronpa: The Academy of Hope and High School Students in Despair The Animation” 9th place Misogi Kumagawa “Medaka Box Abnormal” 10th place Fumito Naoi “Angel Beats!” (Response period: May 21, 2021 (Sun-May 28) * This questionnaire is part of a survey of readers’ awareness of “current interest in and attention to anime works and characters.” Regarding the results, we do not intend to decide the superiority or inferiority of any character or work. We hope that this article will help you to get to know new works and characters, and to deepen your understanding and interest. Ranking Top 20 [What is your favorite character played by Megumi Ogata? 2021 Edition] 1st place Kurama “Yu ☆ Yu ☆ White Paper” 2nd place Shinji Ikari “Neon Genesis Evangelion” 3rd place Tenno Haruka / Sailor Uranus “Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon” 4th place Hanako-kun “Jibo Shonen Hanako-kun” 5th place Koma Edanagito “Danganronpa 3 -The End of Kibogamine Gakuen-” 6th place Yukito Tsukishiro “Card Captor Sakura” 7th place Mitsuki Tono “World End Heroes” 8th place Makoto Naegi “Danganronpa School of Hope and Despair” High School Student The Animation ”9th place Satoshi Kumagawa“ Medaka Box Abnormal ”10th place Fumito Naoi“ Angel Beats! 11th place Yugi Mutou “Yu-Gi-Oh” (1st work) 12th place Eagle Vision “Magic Knight Rayearth” 13th place Doctor “Akdama Drive” 14th place Grimnil “God Attack Bahamut” 15th place Emerode “Magic Knight Rayearth” 16th place Itona Horibe “Assassination Classroom” 17th place Yukimura Sanada “SAMURAI DEEPER KYO” 18th place ADA “Ingress” 19th place Tio “Doraemon Nobita’s Sun King Legend” 19th place Melvina McGarren “Melty Lancer” (Response period: 2021) May 21st-May 28th) * This questionnaire is part of a survey of readers’ awareness of “current interest in and attention to anime works and characters.” Regarding the results, we do not intend to decide the superiority or inferiority of any character or work. We hope that this article will help you to get to know new works and characters, and to deepen your understanding and interest.