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Megumi Ogata (緒方 恵美, born June 6, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan) 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 splitting from Rica Matsumoto's Hotblooded boys line in an era where various character typecasts set shape. note 

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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 Yu Yu 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 wasn't very active in the anime industry for a period of time, as after happily marrying a man 14 years her junior, she focused primarily on her singing career and her marriage. However, her burst of roles from Special A, Bleach, The Dangan Ronpa Series, Assassination Classroom, and reprising her roles as Shinji, Yukito, Yue, and Kurama has pushed her back into voice-acting.

Ogata is a close friend of Shinichi Yamada, and the late Shiho Niiyama since the three of them 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.

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True Companions with her Yu Yu 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.


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