Creator / Megumi Ogata

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Megumi Ogata (緒方 恵美, born June 6, 1965) is a stage musical actress-turn-voice actress note  who has a following due to her unique voice, particularly her lower coarse voice which makes her one of the more famous go-to voice actresses for bishonen characters, and was named the first celebrity voice actress to startup the "Cool Boy” typecast; a trend followed by ladies like Romi Park, Mitsuki Saiga and Junko Minagawa; contrasting and spitting from Rica Matsumoto's Hotblooded boys line in an era where various character typecasts set shape. note 

Ogata was famous for her roles as Shinji Ikari in Neon Genesis Evangelion, the original Haruka Tenoh / Sailor Uranus of Sailor Moon, and her debut as Kurama in YuYu Hakusho. One very notable exception is her being the very willowy and girly Princess Emeraude, though she made up for it by later portraying the very bishonen Eagle in the next season.

She's not very active in the seiyuu scene lately, as after marrying a man 14 years her junior, she juggles a singing career with motherhood. However, she has a recent burst of roles in Special A (as Kei's boyish-looking father), Dark Action Girl Harribel in Bleach, (once again) Shinji Ikari in Rebuild of Evangelion, Makoto Naegi in Dangan Ronpa and Nagito Komaeda in Super Dangan Ronpa 2.

Ogata was a close friend of the late Shiho Niiyama since they were classmates at the same voice acting school prior to their debut. It was also revealed that Ogata has ties with "The Mother of Japanese Voice Actors", Mari Shimizu, due to Shimizu's daughter being high school classmates with Ogata.

True Companions with her YuYu Hakusho cast mates, Nozomu Sasaki, Shigeru Chiba, and Nobuyuki Hiyama.

Ogata was awarded “The Kazue Takahashi Award” note  at the 7th Annual Seiyuu Awards in 2012.

And if you just want the list of the works she has done, here they are:


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