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Yurika Kubo (久保 ユリカ, Kubo Yurika, born May 19, 1989) is a Japanese voice actress, singer and model from Nara Prefecture. She is best known for her role as Hanayo Koizumi in the idol group μ's (pronounced "Muse"), which is part of the Love Live! multimedia franchise.

Yurika Kubo
Native name
久保 ユリカ
Born (1989-05-19) May 19, 1989 (age 30)
Other names
  • Shikaco
  • Yurika Narahara
Occupation
Years active2010–present
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Websitewww.shikaco.jp

CareerEdit

In 2002, Kubo won the 6th Nicora Model Audition Grand Prix.[1] She signed with LesPros Entertainment shortly after that, and worked as a fashion model. While at LesPros, she shared a room with Ami Kikuchi.[2]

In 2008 she moved to Sparks Productions and worked as a gravure model under the name Yurika Narahara.[3]

Kubo moved to JMO Productions in 2010.[4] She started voice acting while working as a gravure model for JMO, and started obtaining voice acting roles in 2012. She left JMO in 2012, and started working with Clare Voice in 2015.

In early 2015 μ's, the idol group that Kubo performed with as "Hanayo Koizumi", won the 9th Annual Seiyū Award.[5] At the end of the year they performed at the 66th NHK Kōhaku Uta Gassen.[6] The group went on hiatus after their final concert on March 31 and April 1, 2016, at the Tokyo Dome.[7][8]

On December 25, 2015, Kubo debuted as a solo artist[9] and released her first single, "Lovely Lovely Strawberry" a few months later on February 17, 2016. She released her first full album on May 10, 2017.[10]

Kubo's contract with Clare Voice ended on December 31, 2017, and she began freelancing.[11] Her fan club "SHiKAKO PARK", stopped taking new members on January 1, 2018, and shut down later that year on May 31.[12]

FilmographyEdit

TV AnimeEdit

Title Year Role Notes Source
The Pet Girl of Sakurasou 2012 Mayu Takasaki
Say "I love you". 2012 Girl Ep. 5
Let's Go! Anpanman 2012 Potato-kun, Kumata
Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse 2012 Irina Baranowa Ep. 8-10
Hunter × Hunter (2011) 2012 Elevator girl Ep. 27
Gatchaman Crowds 2013 Ao Sawamura
schoolgirl
Ep. 2-4, 9-12
Ep. 3-8
[13]
Kin-iro Mosaic 2012 Female student B Ep. 3 [13]
Kotoura-san 2013 Hiyori Moritani [14]
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea 2013 Kaori Akiyoshi [13]
The "Hentai" Prince and the Stony Cat. 2013 Stony Cat [13]
Yuyushiki 2013 Female student D
girl
Ep. 4
Ep. 5
[13]
Love Live! 2013 Hanayo Koizumi [15]
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 2013 Girl Ep. 17 [13]
Chikasugi Idol Akae-chan 2014 Peperonpoppupoponchu Midorikawa [16]
Magimoji Rurumo 2014 Schoolgirl, Nekoneko sister [13]
Love Live! 2nd Season 2014 Hanayo Koizumi [15]
Tantei Opera Milky Holmes 2015 Rhythmic
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? 2015 Loki [17]
Mikagura School Suite 2015 Kumano-san [18]
Monster Musume 2015 Tionishia [19]
Gate 2015 Nanami Kuribayashi Ep. 10
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid 2015 Meifon Sakura
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 2015 Echo Turbine
Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle 2016 Philuffy Aingram
Ōya-san wa Shishunki! 2016 Chie Satonaka [20]
Dimension W 2016 Shiora Skyheart
High School Fleet 2016 Rin Shiretoko
Amanchu! 2016 Cha-Komon
Natsume's Book of Friends 2016 Little Girl Youkai
Idol Incidents 2017 Sakurako Īzuka [21]
Urara Meirocho 2017 Koume Yukimi [22]
WorldEnd 2017 Pannibal [23]
Seiren 2017 Bus girl
Shōichi Kamita (young)
Ep. 6
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Sword Oratoria 2017 Loki [24]
Kaitō Tenshi Twin Angel 2017 Kotobuki Urara
Tsugumomo 2017 Kukuri [25]
Makeruna!! Aku no Gundan! 2017 Narration Episode 1
Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club 2017 Korone Hōōji
Mahōjin Guru Guru 2017 Mekemeke (Ep. 1, 3), Girieru (Ep. 2-3, 7-8) Ep. 1-3, 7-8
Classroom of the Elite 2017 Kikyō Kushida
Girls' Last Tour 2017 Yūri [26]
The Ryuo's Work is Never Done! 2018 Mio Mizukoshi [27]
Citrus 2018 Himeko Momokino [28]
Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai 2018 Kaede Azusagawa [29]
Pastel Memories 2019 Rei Kurushima [30]
Joshi Kausei 2019 Mayumi Furui [31]
Afterlost 2019 Kana [32]
Demon Lord, Retry! 2019 Momo [33]
Granbelm 2019 Nene Rin [34]
Isekai Cheat Magician 2019 Aerial [35]
A Certain Scientific Accelerator 2019 Estelle Rosenthal [36]

Theatrical animationEdit

Title Year Role Notes Source
Love Live! The School Idol Movie 2015 Hanayo Koizumi [37]
The Anthem of the Heart 2015 Kaori Takamura [38]
Monster Strike: the Movie 2016 Shirayukihime Ribbon
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl 2019 Kaede Azusagawa
High School Fleet the Movie 2020 Rin Shiretoko

OVAEdit

Title Year Role Notes Source
Departed to the future (Movie) 2009 Mell
Bokura no LIVE Kimi to no LIFE 2010 Hanayo Koizumi
Snow Halation 2010 Hanayo Koizumi
Natsuiro Egao de 1, 2, Jump! 2011 Hanayo Koizumi
Mogyutto "LOVE" de Sekkin Chuu! 2012 Hanayo Koizumi
Wonderful Rush 2012 Hanayo Koizumi
Music S.T.A.R.T!! 2013 Hanayo Koizumi

Video gamesEdit

Title Year Role Notes Source
The Guided Fate Paradox 2013 Nerueru Tōjō
Kaku-San-Sei Million Arthur 2013 Tristan [39]
Love Live! School Idol Festival 2013 Hanayo Koizumi [40]
Kami-sama to Unmei Kakusei no Kurosuteeze 2014 Nerueru Toujou
Miko no Mori 2014 Juri Iwasa
Faibu Kurosu 2014 Hanayo Koizumi
Kaden Shōjo 2015 Hinata, Becky, Coin, Shinobu
Xuccess Heaven 2015 Kiri Tagawa, Eru Tagawa [41]
Shanago Collection 2015 Akusera, Silvia, Noah
Rage of Bahamut 2015 Susie
Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault 2015 Berry [42]
The Soul of Sevens 2015 Sera
Ta ga Tame no Alchemist 2015 Ishuna [43]
Tatakae! Princess Doll 2015 Nikora Mimori [44]
Is it Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Cross Estoria 2015 Loki [45]
Valiant Knights 2015 Irisu [46]
Prince of Stride 2015 Kokoro Kohinata [47]
Rebellion Blade 2015 Tīri [48]
Racing Musume 2015 Sora Oji [49]
Idol Incidents 2016 Sakurako Īzuka
Idol Death Game TV 2016 Shirase Tsubaka [50]
Uppers 2016 Runa Yurikawa [51]
Endride: X Fragments 2016 Maru
Orutanshia Saga: Sora no Kishidan 2016 Fredricka [52]
KinokoreR: Dainiji Kinoko Takenoko Hyakunen Sensō 2016 Yuki-chan [53]
Grand Summoners 2016 Faron [54]
Gurimoa: Shiritsu Gurimowāru Mahō Gakuen 2016 Nana Urajiro [55]
Aozora no Liberation 2016 Lione [56]
Drift Girls 2016 Niria Maeta [57]
BraveSword X BlazeSoul 2016 Kōden Atsuka Hendo, Rongomianto
Hentai Shōjo: Formation Girls 2016 Janne Marseille [58]
Monster Strike 2016 Zettai Fumetsu Idol Shirayukihime Ribbon
Monster Musume Online 2016 Tionishia
World Cross Saga 2016 Shīgā, Ariesu [59]
Ichi Banketsu Online 2017 Izanami
Gensō Shōjo 2017 Da Qiao [60]
Shironeko Project 2017 Toruche, Surusu
Sorahime 2017 F-104, A7M Reppu
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Orario Rhapsodia 2017 Loki
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Memoria Phrase 2017 Loki
Project Tokyo Dolls 2017 Reina [61]
Dia Horizon 2017 Ena
Pastel Memories 2017 Rei Kurushima [62]
Kirara Fantasia 2017 Koume Yukimi [63]
Megido72 2017 Baal, Halphas
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Infinite Combat 2018 Loki [64]

DiscographyEdit

SingleEdit

Title Release date Oricon
"Lovely Lovely Strawberry" February 17, 2016 6[65]
"SUMMER CHANCE!!" August 17, 2016 12[66]
Arigato no Jikan (ありがとうの時間) December 7, 2016 14[67]

AlbumEdit

Title Release Date Oricon
Anata dake no Taiyō ni Naritai (あなただけの太陽になりたい) April 2, 2014
Subete wa Taisetsu no Deai ~ Meeting with you creates myself ~ (すべてが大切な出会い~Meeting with you creates myself~) May 10, 2017 11[67]

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