Mai Fuchigami

Mai Fuchigami (渕上 舞, Fuchigami Mai, born May 28) is a Japanese voice actress and singer from Fukuoka Prefecture who has voiced characters in anime and video games. She is affiliated with the talent agency m&i.[1] As a singer, she is signed under record label Lantis.[2] After passing an audition held by the talent agency Sigma Seven, she played her first main role as Kaname Asagiri in the video game Ōkami Kakushi in 2009.[3][4]

Mai Fuchigami
渕上 舞
BornMay 28
Occupation
Years active2008–present
AgentINCS toenter (former)
m&i (2014–present)
Height158 cm (5 ft 2 in)
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2018–present
LabelsLantis

She is known for her roles as Iona/I-401 in Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta in DokiDoki! PreCure, Nagisa Shiota in Assassination Classroom, Miho Nishizumi in Girls und Panzer, and Karen Hojo in The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls. Apart from voice acting, she also performed theme song for anime such as Planet With and Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc and the Alchemist Knight.[5][6] In 2014, she received the Synergy Award at the 8th Seiyu Awards.[7][8]

BiographyEdit

Fuchigami was inspired to become a voice actress after watching a DVD of Nana Mizuki which was recommended to her by a friend in high school.[4] Although she originally aspired to be an actress or a lawyer, she later decided to be a voice actress.[4] She graduated from the Yoyogi Animation vocational school in 2007. That same year, she passed an audition held by the talent agency Sigma Seven.[3]

In 2009, she made her voice acting debut in the video game Ōkami Kakushi, voicing the character Kaname Asagiri.[4] She would later reprise the role in the game's anime adaptation.[9][10] That same year, she was given minor roles in various anime.[10] In 2011, she left Sigma Seven and moved to the talent agency INCS toenter.[11]

In 2012, she was cast as Miho Nishizumi in Girls und Panzer, a role which earned her many recognition.[12][13] She, along with her co-stars, Ai Kayano, Mami Ozaki, Ikumi Nakagami, and Yuka Iguchi, performed the series' ending theme song "Enter Enter MISSION!".[13] The following year, she was cast as Alice Yotsuba in the anime Dokidoki! PreCure.[10][14] She then played the role of Petralka Anne Eldant III in the anime Outbreak Company which she also performed the ending theme song "Watashi no Hōsekibako" (私の宝石箱).[10][15] That same year, she was cast as Iona/I-401 in Arpeggio of Blue Steel; she and the other cast members, Manami Numakura, and Hibiku Yamamura performed the series' ending theme songs "Blue Field" (ブルー・フィールド) and "Innocent Blue".[10]

In 2014 , she was cast as Karen Hojo in the mobile game The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls. She would later reprise the role in various other media, including the anime adaptation.[10][16] In January of the same year, she played the character Nagisa Shiota in Assassination Classroom.[10] That same year, she received the Synergy Award for her role in Girls und Panzer at 8th Seiyu Awards.[7][8] Later that year, She was given the role of Sadayo Kawakami in the video game Persona 5; she also reprise her role in the game's anime adaptation.[10][17] She then reprise her role as Miho Nishizumi in Girls und Panzer der Film; she also received the Rookie Award for the same role from 25th Japan Movie Critics Awards in 2016.[10][18]

In 2018, she made her official debut as a singer for Lantis by releasing her first album Fly High Myway!; the album peaked at number 28 on the Oricon weekly charts.[19][20] That same year, she was cast as Yomi Satsuki in Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko,[21] Marie Mizuguchi in Caligula,[22] and Sarasa Ryuō in Ongaku Shoujo.[23] In August of the same year, she released her first single "Rainbow Planet"; the song was used as the ending theme song for the anime Planet With which she also played the character Harumi Kumashiro.[5][19] The song peaked at number 56 on the Oricon weekly charts.[24]

In 2019, she released her first mini album Journey & My Music; the album peaked at number 28 on the Oricon weekly charts.[19][20]

FilmographyEdit

AnimeEdit

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[1]
2009 A Certain Magical Index Female student, waitress Ep. 19, 20 [10]
2009 Umi Monogatari: Anata ga Ite Kureta Koto Ebi Bijo Senshi, girl Ep. 9-10, 12 [10]
2009 Kanamemo Classmate F Ep. 12 [10]
2009 Sora no Manimani Mayu, Miyamae, Shouko Shiratori, Yukari Takanashi [10][16]
2009 Bleach Female spirit Ep. 229 [10]
2009 White Album Press D [10]
2009 Miracle Train: Ōedo-sen e Yōkoso Mai Ep. 2 [10]
2010 Ōkami Kakushi Kaname Asagiri [10]
2010 HeartCatch PreCure! Student council executive [10]
2010 A Certain Magical Index II Agatha, Uragami [10]
2011 Ground Control to Psychoelectric Girl Maekawa [10][25]
2011 Hontō ni Atta! Reibai-Sensei Hinako Wakayama, Liz, Maru [10]
2011 Baka and Test 6th grade male C Ep. 11 [10]
2012 Nakaimo - My Sister Is Among Them! Student Ep. 2 [10]
2012–2013 Girls und Panzer Miho Nishizumi Also OVAs and movie [10][12][13]
2013–2014 Dokidoki! PreCure Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta [10][14]
2013 Outbreak Company Petrarca Ann Erudanto III [10][16]
2013 Arpeggio of Blue Steel Iona/I-401 [10]
2014 Chikasugi Idol Akae-chan Kikko [10]
2014 Sakura Trick Kaede Ikeno [10]
2014 Jinsei Shino [10]
2014 Re: Hamatora Skill Ep. 3, 11-12 [10]
2014 Chain Chronicle: Short Animation Sasha OVA
2014 Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon Mei Ep. 2-8, 10-11, 13, 18, 20, 22-25 [10][16]
2015–2019 The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Karen Hojo Also season 2 and Theater [10][16]
2015–2017 Assassination Classroom Nagisa Shiota Also season 2 and Koro Sensei Quest [10]
2015 Etotama Meitan [10]
2015 Hero Company Hikaru Hyuuga OVA
2016 Divine Gate Undine [10][16]
2016–2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V Grace Tyler, Ray Akaba
2016 Ragnastrike Angels Hinata Tōjō [10][26]
2016 Yo-kai Watch Uffun Violet Ep. 116
2016–2017 Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters Ai Kashiki [10][27]
2017 Idol Incidents Shizuka Onimaru [10][28]
2017 Gabriel DropOut Machiko Ep. 2, 6, 8, 12 [10][29]
2017 Action Heroine Cheer Fruits Mako Kamisu [10]
2017 Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series Master's Son Ep. 6
2018–2019 Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko Yomi Satsuki Also Mini Toji [21]
2018–2019 Persona 5: The Animation Sadayo Kawakami [17]
2018 Caligula Marie Mizuguchi [22]
2018 Ongaku Shōjo Sarasa Ryuō [16][23]
2018 Planet With Harumi Kumashiro [5]
2018 A Certain Magical Index III Uragami
2018 Hashiri Tsuzukete Yokattatte Kei Ikoma [30]
2019 The Magnificent Kotobuki Camilla Ep. 10-12 [31]
2019 Kengan Ashura Shunka Hiyama [32]
2019 Cardfight!! Vanguard: Shinemon-hen Esuka Hibino [33]
2019 Radiant Ocoho Season 2 [34]
2019 Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise May [35]
2020 Asteroid in Love Misa Konohata
2020 Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Dortin [36]
2020 GeGeGe no Kitarō Ma-chan Ep. 88 [37]

FilmsEdit

List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source[1]
2013 Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 2: Friends of the Heart Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta [10]
2013 DokiDoki! PreCure the Movie Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta [10]
2014 Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 3: Eternal Friends Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta [10]
2015 Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova DC Iona/I-401 Compilation film
2015 Pretty Cure All Stars: Carnival of Spring♪ Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta [10]
2015 Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova Cadenza Iona/I-401 [10]
2015 Girls und Panzer der Film Miho Nishizumi [10]
2016 Pretty Cure All Stars: Singing with Everyone♪ Miraculous Magic! Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta [10]
2016 Assassination Classroom The Movie: 365 Days Nagisa Shiota
2016 Koro Sensei Quest Nagisa Shiota
2017–present Girls und Panzer Das Finale Miho Nishizumi Film series [38]
2018 Hugtto! PreCure Futari wa Pretty Cure: All Stars Memories Alice Yotsuba/Cure Rosetta [39]

Video gamesEdit

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[1]
2009 Ōkami Kakushi Kaname Asagiri Debut role [10]
2011 The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Karen Hojo First appered in 2014 [16]
2013 Onigokko! Nazuna PSP [10][40]
2013 Kantai Collection Iona Special event
2014 Tokyo 7th Sisters Mito Hanyuda, Aguri Higa iOS, Android [41]
2014 World of Tanks Miho Nishizumi Special event [42]
2014 Girls und Panzer: Senshadō, Kiwamemasu! Miho Nishizumi PS Vita [43]
2015 Assassination Classroom: Koro-sensei's Great Besiegement!! Nagisa Shiota 3DS [43]
2015 Fantasy War Tactics Chris iOS, Android
2015 Cross Ange: Rondo of Angels and Dragons tr. Mei PS Vita [10][43]
2015 Drift Girls Saki Aotani iOS, Android [16]
2015 Lord of Vermilion Arena Dux Tia PC
2015 Trillion: God of Destruction Perpell PS Vita [10]
2015 The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage Karen Hojo iOS, Android
2016 Assassination Classroom: Assassin Training Plan Nagisa Shiota 3DS [43]
2016 The Caligula Effect Marie Mizuguchi PS Vita [10]
2016 My Girlfriend is a Mermaid?! Ion iOS, Android
2016 Alternative Girls Sylvia Ritcher iOS, Android
2016 Persona 5 Sadayo Kawakami PS3, PS4 [10][43]
2017 The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 Gabrielle PS4 [10][43]
2017 Last Senkan: With Lovely Girls Missouri, Arc Royale iOS, Android
2017 Song of Memories Fuuka Kamishiro PS4 [43]
2018 Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match Miho Nishizumi PS4 [43]
2018 Azur Lane Admiral Graf Spee iOS, Android [44]
2018 Atelier Online: Alchemists of Braceir Erika iOS, Android [45]
2019 47 Heroines Akira Inoyama iOS, Android [46]

Dubbing rolesEdit

List of voice dub performances in overseas productions
Title Role Voice dub for Notes Source[1]
Fury Emma Alicia von Rittberg Film [47]
Hush Wendy Claire Keelan Film

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title[19] Album details[19] Catalogue No. Oricon[20]
Regular
edition
Limited
edition
Peak
position
Weeks
charted
Fly High Myway! LACA-15690 N/A 28 2

Mini albumsEdit

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title[19] Album details[19] Catalogue No. Oricon[20]
Regular
edition
Limited
edition
Peak
position
Weeks
charted
Journey & My Music
  • Released: January 23, 2019
  • Label: Lantis
  • Format: CD, CD + Blu-ray, digital download
LACA-15753 LACA-35753 28 1

SinglesEdit

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Release date Title[19] Catalogue No.
(Regular edition)
Oricon[24] Album Notes
Peak
position
Weeks
charted
August 8, 2018 "Rainbow Planet" LACM-14787 56 2 Non-album singles Ending theme song for Planet With
October 24, 2018 "Liberation" (リベラシオン) LACM-14808 55 2 Opening theme song for Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc and the Alchemist Knight
August 28, 2019 "Love Summer!" LACM-14922 68 1 N/A
February 5, 2020 "Yosoku Funou Days" (予測不能Days) LACM-14964 33 1 Ending theme song for Sorcerous Stabber Orphen
April 29, 2020 "Crossing Road" LACM-14996 TBA TBA Ending theme song for Shokugeki no Soma: Go no Sara

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