Yumi Touma

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Yumi Touma

Born

12/20/1966, Chiba, Japan

Birth Name

Yoshida Yumi

Gender

Female

Also Known As

Touma Yumi, Yumi Nakagawa, Yumi Tohma, Yumi Toma, Yumi Yoshida
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Biography

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Yumi is a Japanese voice actress who is associated with Aoni Production. Perhaps her most famous anime role is the oldest sister Goddess, Urd, in the Oh My Goddess series. Other major anime credits include Yui in Fushigi Yuugi, Helba in the .hack// series, Sylphiel in Slayers, and…more

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Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Yumi Touma voices the title character Emma in Emma: A Victorian Romance, which is a romance drama about an English maid and a nobleman's son falling in love. The series ran for two seasons in 2005 and 2007.

    • Yumi has written a novel called Oh My Goddess: First End with character designer Hidenori Matsubara. It was published by Dark Horse and released on December 28, 2007.

    • Yumi teams up with voice actress Yukana on the Pita Ten character maxi-single, released in 2002.

    • Yumi has yet to appear at any major anime conventions in the USA.

    • There are at least seven variants of the Goddess Family Club albums, of which Yumi performs in the trio or solos a single, They are all part of the Oh My Goddess series, and include: '97 Goddess Single Collection, Complete Vocal Collection, Kami-sama no Okurimono, OST 1, OST 2, The Movie Original Soundtrack, and Tokuten-ou.

    • Yumi sings the songs I Wish and Best Friend on the Fushigi Yuugi TV series soundtrack.

    • Yumi's solo albums in the non-domestic market, all released in the mid-90's.
      1. Kaze no Youni / Like a Wind has 7 tracks, and features a cover picture of Yumi sitting in a white dress.
      2. Equus has 10 tracks, and features a cover picture of Yumi looking at an city skyline upside down.
      3. Mahoroba where she is wearing some sort of sheet on her head.

    • One of Yumi's early promotions for her first music CD, Kaze no Youni, was at an exclusive signing at Animate Hachioji in May 1994.

    • Yumi has made many appearances in Japanese magazines, including Voice Animage, AnimeV, Seiyuu Grand Prix, and Newtype.

    • Yumi appeared on television with her Oh My Goddess castmates in an interview for AniCom TV in October 2000. They were promoting their feature Oh My Goddess movie in Japan.

    • Multiple sources report that as of April 2006, Yumi Touma is the second most prolific female Japanese voice artist, with an astounding 169 roles. The most prolific is Megumi Hayashibara.

    • Yumi made her first North American appearance at Canadian National Anime event (CNAnime) in 2001 in Toronto, Canada as a special guest of honor.

    • Yumi's Blood Type is: A

    • Yumi Touma and her castmates, Aya Hisakawa, and Kikuko Inoue call themselves the Goddess Family Club when they sing in their soundtrack CD's for the Ah! My Goddess series.

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