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Arts Vision Incorporated (株式会社アーツビジョン, ''Kabushiki-gaisha Ātsu Bijon'') is a
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Japan
ese talent agency based in
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Yoyogi
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Shibuya
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Tokyo
that employs many high-profile
voice actors Voice acting is the art of performing voice-overs to present a character or provide information to an audience. Performers are called voice actors/actresses, voice artists, voice talent, voice-over artists, or voice-over talent. Voice acting is ...
. It was founded in 1984 by Sakumi Matsuda.


General information

Arts Vision was founded by former
Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society The , also known as , is a Japanese talent management agency and Cooperative, cooperative representing a group of voice actors. It is based in Sendagaya, Shibuya. Attached talent Male *Wataru Abe *Chō (Yūichi Nagashima) *Issei Futamata *Yūich ...
manager Sakumi Matsuda as an independent corporation in 1984. The studio became famous in the 1990s during a boom time in the popularity of voice actors and voice-over acting. At its peak, the studio employed many of Japan's most popular voice actors, who became known as "Seiyū Idols." In 1997, however, many of those popular young performers moved to
I'm Enterprise is a seiyū, voice talent management firm in Japan. Members Female *Hikaru Akao *Saori Hayami *Yōko Hikasa *Hiromi Hirata *Kaede Hondo *Momoko Ishikawa *Rie Kugimiya *Natsuko Kuwatani *MAKO *Ayano Matsumoto *Maria Naganawa *Mai Nakahara *Mayako ...
, a subsidiary agency also managed by Matsuda. Since that time few new performers have joined Arts Vision. In 2003,
Chihiro Suzuki is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actor. He made his debut role as Soichiro Arima in ''Kare Kano''. Filmography Television animation ;1998 *''Kare Kano, Kareshi Kanojo no Jijō'' (List of Kare Kano characters#Soichiro Arima, Soichiro Ar ...
and
Masumi Asano is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress, singer and narrator who worked for Aoni Production. But now as of January, 2021 a Freelancer. Biography Asano was born on August 25, 1977 in Noshiro, Akita and studied at the Kokugakuin Univers ...
moved from I'm Enterprise to Arts Vision, but in subsequent years the trend has been in the opposite direction, with artists such as
Yukari Tamura is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress and singer affiliated with Amuleto (formerly Arts Vision and I'm Enterprise). She debuted as a voice actress in 1997, releasing her debut single "Yūki o Kudasai" on March 26, 1997. Her role as ...
and
Natsuko Kuwatani is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress who works for I'm Enterprise as of March 1, 2008. Her major roles are in anime shows and they include Yue Ayase in ''Negima'', Fiore in ''Chrono Crusade'', Alph in ''Nanoha'', Michiru in ''Magika ...
moving from Arts Vision to I'm Enterprise.


Voice actors currently affiliated with Arts Vision


Female

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Sayaka Aida is a Seiyū, Japanese voice actress who is affiliated with the Arts Vision management company. She's originally from the Metropolitan Tokyo Area. Her maiden name is .. Filmography Anime Series *''Shima Shima Tora no Shimajirō'' (1993) – Kota ...
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Yuri Amano is a Japanese people, Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress who is affiliated with Arts Vision. Her real name, as well as her former stage name is . Her best known role is Kiyone Makibi in the ''Tenchi Muyo!'' franchise. Other major role ...
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Azumi Asakura , also known as , is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress affiliated with Arts Vision. Biography Asakura received the Columbia Award in the summer of 2003 for the new audition of Voice Newtype. Her debut role is in ''Negima! Magister Neg ...
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Kaoru Fujino is a Japanese voice actress Voice acting is the art of performing voice-overs to present a character or provide information to an audience. Performers are called voice actors/actresses, voice artists, voice talent, voice-over artists, or voic ...
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Saki Fujita is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress from Tokyo. She sang the ending theme to the anime ''Tokimeki Memorial Only Love'', "Kiseki no Kakera", (奇跡のかけら) along with Yuki Makishima and Yukako Yoshikawa as well as the opening ...
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Natsumi Fujiwara is a Japanese voice actress represented by Arts Vision. She is a graduate of the Japan Narration Performance Institute. She voiced Chihiro Komiya in ''Shōnen Maid'', Tōru Mutsuki in ''Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul:re'', Daigo Shigeno in ''Major 2nd' ...
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Tomoe Hanba is a voice acting in Japan, Japanese voice actress associated with Arts Vision. She is the official Japanese dubbing voice for Velma Dinkley in the Scooby-Doo franchise and is known for voicing Etna (Disgaea), Etna in the ''Disgaea'' video game fr ...
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Yumi Hara is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Osaka Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat ...
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Anzu Haruno is a Japanese voice actress Voice acting is the art of performing voice-overs to represent a character or provide information to an audience. Performers are called voice actors/actresses, voice artists or voice talent. In the UK, voice acting ...
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Risa Hayamizu is a Seiyū, Japanese voice actress represented by Arts Vision. Some of her major roles include: Kumiko Yamaguchi in ''Gokusen'', Saori Eguchi in ''Mirmo'', Amagami#Maya Takahashi, Maya Takahashi in ''Amagami'', Cao Rin Shen in ''Fighting Beauty ...
*Yayoi Jinguji *Lynn (voice actress), Lynn *Akiko Koike *Akiko Kōmoto *Masayo Kurata *Satsumi Matsuda *Miyuki Matsushita *Kaori Mizuhashi *Jun Mizusawa *Eriko Nakamura *Miki Narahashi *Manami Numakura *Chika Sakamoto *Yūko Sasamoto *Asami Shimoda *Sayumi Suzushiro *Ayaka Suwa *Yoshino Takamori *Fujiko Takimoto *Chiharu Tezuka *Kumiko Watanabe *Miho Yamada *Haruka Yamazaki *Kozue Yoshizumi


Male

*Eisuke Asakura *Isshin Chiba *Jun Fukushima *Masao Harada *Daichi Hayashi *Jun Hazumi *Nobuyuki Hiyama *Yūya Hirose *Sōichirō Hoshi *Mitsuaki Hoshino *Osamu Hosoi *Atsushi Ii *Satoru Inoue *Jun Inoue *Yoshio Kawai *Tomoaki Maeno *Yūji Mikimoto *Hironori Miyata *Takashi Nagasako *Tomomichi Nishimura *Kazuo Oka *Akira Sasanuma *Haruo Satō (voice actor), Haruo Satō *Ikuya Sawaki *Katsumi Suzuki *Wataru Takagi *Ken Takeuchi *Nobuo Tobita *Kohsuke Toriumi *Yūichirō Umehara *Takumi Watanabe *Daiki Yamashita


Former voice actors

*Kae Araki *Yu Asakawa - now freelance (since October 2014) *
Masumi Asano is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress, singer and narrator who worked for Aoni Production. But now as of January, 2021 a Freelancer. Biography Asano was born on August 25, 1977 in Noshiro, Akita and studied at the Kokugakuin Univers ...
- now at Aoni Production (since 2007) *Sachiko Chijimatsu - now at 81 Produce *Megumi Hayashibara - now founded independent agency Woodpark Office *Yui Horie - now at VIMS (since 2007) *Asami Imai - now at Early Wing *Yūki Kaji - now at VIMS *Yumiko Kobayashi - now freelance (since 2007) *Mami Kosuge now at Production Ace *Kotono Mitsuishi - now freelance (since 2007) *Toshiyuki Morikawa - now founded new agency AXL ONE (since April, 2011) *Reizō Nomoto - attached at time of death (2006) *Kumi Sakuma - now at Amuleto *Nozomu Sasaki - now at 81 Produce *Hekiru Shiina - now at Voice Kit (since February, 2021) *
Chihiro Suzuki is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actor. He made his debut role as Soichiro Arima in ''Kare Kano''. Filmography Television animation ;1998 *''Kare Kano, Kareshi Kanojo no Jijō'' (List of Kare Kano characters#Soichiro Arima, Soichiro Ar ...
- now independent (since February 1, 2010) *Kenichi Suzumura - now founded new agency INTENTION (since April, 2012) *Chiaki Takahashi (actress), Chiaki Takahashi - now freelance *
Yukari Tamura is a Japanese Voice acting in Japan, voice actress and singer affiliated with Amuleto (formerly Arts Vision and I'm Enterprise). She debuted as a voice actress in 1997, releasing her debut single "Yūki o Kudasai" on March 26, 1997. Her role as ...
- now at I'm Enterprise (since 2007) *Nao Tōyama - now at INTENTION *Narumi Tsunoda - now at Honey Rush (since 2007) *Yumi Uchiyama - now at Office Osawa (since 2017) *Yuji Ueda - now at Osawa Production *Chisa Yokoyama - now at Bambina


External links


Arts Vision web site
Japanese voice actor management companies Entertainment companies established in 1984 {{japan-company-stub