Megumi Ogata

Megumi Ogata


6/6/1965, Tokyo, Japan

Birth Name

Ogata Megumi



Also Known As

Emi Ogata, Ogata Megumi, em:ou
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Japanese voice actor and singer Megumi Ogata started learning piano at the age of three, and later picked up stringed instruments such as guitar, bass, and cello. In primary school she became interested in plays and joined a theatrical company called the Neverland Musical Community and also attended…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Her western sign is gemini and her chinese sign is Yin wood snake.

    • Her role as Kurama gave her the opportunity to do a radio show.

    • She was born into a family that played classical music, and started to play piano at age 3.

    • Character Songbooks
      Megumi sings a bunch of different character songs from different anime series. They include:

      Jitensha Ni Notte (Riding a Bicycle) - Cardcaptor Sakura / Yukito songbook
      Hanadoki (Sakura Season) - Samurai Deeper Kyo / Sanada Yukimura image song
      Kazeni Naritai (I want to become the wind) -Sailor Moon / Haruka's Super S single
      Tsumi (Guilt) - Magic Knight Rayearth / Princess Emeraude
      Let it Over- Magic Knight Rayearth / Eagle song
      Unmei no Ruuto (The Route of Destiny) - Magic Knight Rayearth
      Yami no Yume (Dream of the sky) - Magic Knight Rayearth / Princess Emeraude
      Youryuu Risui (Taking flight from the weeping willows) - Samurai Deeper Kyo / Yukimura's image song.
      Kanashimi yo, ten ni todoke (Night of sadness report to the point) - Violinist of Hameln / Sizer Song.

    • Megumi enjoys drawing portraits, and claims to be able to fall asleep at any place and at any time.

    • Megumi's hobbies include road trips, ceramics, swimming, dancing, and cooking.

    • According to wikipedia, on April 1st, 2004 her son was born.

    • Megumi voiced Harpuia in both English and Japanese versions of the Nintendo Game Boy Advance video games, Mega Man Zero, Mega Man Zero 2 and Mega Man Zero 3.

      Megumi also voiced Model H (the reincarnation of Harpuia) in both the English and Japanese version of the Nintendo DS videogame, Mega Man ZX.

    • On May 21, 1995, Megumi attended the "Charity Event at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi". For the auction, she brought along T-shirts with a drawing of Haruka (Sailor Uranus) and other characters from the anime Sailor Moon S which she had drawn herself. She also performed the song "Endless Love" from her first album, Half Moon.

    • Megumi is 168 cm (5'6") tall with brown hair and dark brown eyes. Her blood type is B, and her shoe size is 24.5 cm (8 women's in America).

    • On November 1998, Megumi Ogata performed her second live concert tour in Tokyo and Hong Kong, called "em:ou".

    • On December 1996, Megumi Ogata performed her first live concert tour, "multipheno."

    • She is not only good in voice acting, but art and singing as well.

    • In high school, Megumi had no plans on attending university, but obliged because of her father. She attended for only a year before dropping out.

    • She was married in September 2004 to a co-worker 13 years younger than her.

    • After disagreements with her father, she left the family to pursue a career.

    • In addition to playing a starring character Kurama, Megumi sings several songs from the Yu Yu Hakusho anime.

      Hohoemi No Baukdan- A smile that's a bomb.
      Nightmare – Kurama's theme song
      A duet with Nobuyuki Hiyama (Hiei) Wild Wind- Yasei no Kaze no you ni- Like the Wind in the Wilderness.
      Koori no Naifu wo Daite - Embracing the Ice Knife, a Kurama image song
      Kurayami ni Akai Bara- Red roses in the darkness- Romantic Soldier.
      Sayonara wa Mirai no Hajimari- A Goodbye is the beginning of Tomorrow
      Three group songs, Boku-tachi no Kitsetsu- Our Seasons
      Yasahisa wa Nemuranai- Kindness shall not sleep
      Mienai Mirai E- Towards the Unseen future.

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