is a veteran seiyuu born in 1976. A versatile seiyuu, she can play varied roles, from cutesy Hanyuu
to Tsundere Naru
She is also a popular singer and has released several albums from 2000 onwards. She is oftentimes chosen to sing the opening theme, ending theme, and/or an insert song in an anime she stars in.
Of late her roles have "cooled down", and as a rule she has been taking supporting roles with substantially deeper and less genki voices as opposed to playing the spotlight as the heroine these days.
She has also created the virtual idol Miss Monochrome, who got popular enough to have her own anime
Some of her roles include:
Tropes associated with her include: