Ai Orikasa

Ai Orikasa


12/12/1963, Tokyo, Japan

Birth Name

Kikue Orikasa



Also Known As

Orikasa Ai
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Born on December 12, 1963 and nicknamed Orion, Ai Orikasa is a Veteran Japanese seiyuu (voice actress) known mostly for playing over 140 various roles in anime. Some of her most noted roles includes Ryoko Hakubi in the Tenchi Muyo! series, Tohma Seguchi in Gravitation, Ayame Fujieda in…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Ai has made a guest appearance at several special events including the "Anime Seiyuu Daikoushin" on August 8, 1995; the "Anime Expo" on June 28, 1996; the "Tokyo Game Show 99 Autumn" on September 19, 1999; and the "Tanaka Kouhei Sakura wo Utau Concert" on April 16, 2006.

    • Ai has dubbed several characters from American works such as Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (movie), Kevin McAllister in Home Alone (live-action movie), Tommy Pickles in Rugrats (animated tv series), and Carol Arnold in The Wonder Years (live-action TV series).

    • On the 7 episode OVA 801 T.T.S. Airbats, Ai performs the first ending theme, "Taiyou ga Atatameta Kimochi (The Sun Warms My Heart)" along with Aya Hisakawa. This song ends episodes 1-3.

    • On March 10, 1995, Ai released her very first solo album, Shukujo Choutokkyuu. This CD contained 10 tracks and the music style in known to be on the jazzy side.

      Other album/CD releases:

      Moonlight Café - released April 20, 1996 (14 tracks)
      Room Service - released December 21, 1996 (10 tracks)
      Mitsumete - released April 19, 1997 (6 tracks)
      I - released September 23, 1998 (10 tracks)
      Truth - released August 25, 1999 (10 tracks)

    • Ai has appeared in several popular Japanese magazines in which she's done photo shoots, interviews, reports, etc. Some of the magazines she's appeared in includes several editions of AnimeV, Animedia, Seiyuu Grand Prix, Voice Animage, and Ani Raji Grand Prix, along with various others.

    • Ai has voiced several characters in Japanese video games including her roles as Tsukushi in Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side, Genius Sage in Tales of Symphonia, RockMan in RockMan 8: Metal Heroes, and Ayame Fujieda in Sakura Taisen.

    • On the 4 episode OVA, Idol Project, Ai performed the 2nd ending theme "Again". This song ended episode #2.

    • Ai admitted that one of her most embarrassing moments was when she accidentally took a leak in a pool and someone noticed.

    • Ai was a regular DJ or host on 4 different radio shows throughout the years. The four radio shows were called "Himitsu no Tenchi Muyou", "Aaa Shin Tenchi", "Sakura Taisen", and "Moonlight Cafe".

    • Ai has voiced several charatcers in CD/radio dramas, including her roles as Mitaka Arisa in Aozora Shoujotai [CD], Yuri in Idol Project [CD], Kiine Aqua in Photon [radio], and Sayaka in Battle Skipper [CD].

    • Some of Ai's favorite things are the color pale pink, dogs, all types of flowers, sushi, and ballads of the 1950s and 1960s. She also loves going to and participating in festivals.

    • Two of Ai's all time favorite movies are Singing in the Rain and Ghost.

    • Ai performed the 4th ending theme song "Kage Ni Nare" on the 6 episode OVA, Saber Marionette J Again. This was the ending to episode #4.

    • Ai's debut role as a seiyuu came in 1988 as the voice of Cedie in the anime Shoukoushi Cedie (Little Prince Fauntleloy).

    • Aside her talents of singing and voice acting, Ai has other special skills including Japanese dancing, playing the saxophone, hand crafts, and handling cards.

    • Some of Ai's hobbies includes caring for dogs, cooking all types of food (Japanese, Western, Chinese, etc.), and playing golf.

    • Ai is employed under the talent agency, Production Baobob.

    • Ai stands in at 154 cm (5 feet, ½ inches) tall, has shoe size 22.5 (size 6½ in womens), and has blood type B.

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