Noriko Ohara

Noriko Tobe (戸部 法子, Tobe Noriko, born October 2, 1935), better known by her stage name Noriko Ohara (小原 乃梨子, Ohara Noriko), is a Japanese actress and voice actress from Tokyo Prefecture.[1] She was previously represented by Production Baobab, but is now freelance.[2] Her son is Sunrise animator Atsuo Tobe (戸部敦夫, Tobe Atsuo).

Noriko Ohara
小原 乃梨子
Noriko Tobe

(1935-10-02) October 2, 1935 (age 84)
Years active1955–present
Agent81 Produce
Spouse(s)Shinichi Tobe
ChildrenAtsuo Tobe

She is best known for the roles of Nobita Nobi (Doraemon), all of the female lead villains in the Time Bokan series (including Doronjo in both the original Yatterman and its remake), Conan (Future Boy Conan), Peter (Heidi, Girl of the Alps), Penelope Pitstop (Wacky Races), Oyuki (Urusei Yatsura), and Claudia LaSalle (Super Dimension Fortress Macross).

In the first ever Seiyu Awards in 2007, she won the Achievement Award.[3] In the 7th Seiyu Awards in 2013, she won the Synergy Award for maximizing the appeal of voice-acting in a work as a whole.[4]


Television animationEdit

Theatrical animationEdit

Original video animationEdit

Television dramaEdit

  • Doraemon Haha ni Naru: Ōyama Nobuyo Monogatari (2015) (Nobita Nobi, Narrator)

Video gamesEdit


  1. ^ 小原 乃梨子のプロフィール. (in Japanese). Retrieved November 17, 2019.
  2. ^ 小原乃梨子オフィシャルサイト. Ohara Noriko Official Website (in Japanese). Retrieved November 17, 2019.
  3. ^ Miller, Evan (March 5, 2007). "Results of Japan's First Ever Seiyuu Awards Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2019.
  4. ^ Nelkin, Sarah (February 18, 2013). "Some of the 7th Annual Seiyū Award Winners Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 17, 2019.

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