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Ayana Taketatsu
竹達 彩奈
Born (1989-06-23) June 23, 1989 (age 34)
Other names Ayachi
Occupation
  • Voice actress
  • singer
Years active 2007–present
Agent Link Plan
Notable credit(s)
  • Kissxsis as Ako Suminoe
  • K-On! as Azusa Nakano
  • Oreimo as Kirino Kōsaka
  • Sword Art Online as Suguha Kirigaya/Leafa
  • Date A Live as Kotori Itsuka
  • Dagashi Kashi as Hotaru Shidare
  • Citrus as Yuzu Aihara
  • The Quintessential Quintuplets as Nino Nakano
  • Arknights as W
  • Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time as Mimi Alpacas
  • Girlfriend, Girlfriend as Rika Hoshizaki
  • The Detective Is Already Dead as Nagisa Natsunagi
Height 151 cm (4 ft 11 in)
Spouse(s)
(m. 2019)
Children 1
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active 2012–present
Labels Pony Canyon

Ayana Taketatsu (竹達 彩奈, Taketatsu Ayana, born June 23, 1989) is a Japanese voice actress and singer.

Biography

She attended Nihon Narration Engi Kenkyujo, a voice actor training school before becoming affiliated with then management company. She is now affiliated with Link Plan. Due to her sharp vocal tones, she often voices tsundere characters (although she has voiced other mysterious or flirtatious characters). Taketatsu formed a singing unit Petit Milady alongside Aoi Yūki in 2013. Taketatsu left the talent agency Assemble Heart for the agency Link Plan on January 1, 2017. On her 30th birthday, she announced on Twitter that she married Yuki Kaji. On June 30, 2022, she and Kaji announced that they were expecting their first child together. On November 3, 2022, the couple announced that they have a child.

Filmography

Anime series

Year Title Role Other notes
2009 Queen's Blade Mako
K-On! Azusa Nakano
Sasameki Koto Manaka Akemiya
A Certain Scientific Railgun Bag Girl (ep 6), Girl (ep 7)
Needless Yua
Maria Watches Over Us 4th Season Baby Episode 2
Yumeiro Pâtissière Vanilla
Citrus Aihara Yuzu
2010 Demon King Daimao Michie Ōtake
MM! Mio Isurugi
Oreimo Kirino Kōsaka
Highschool of the Dead Alice Maresato
The World God Only Knows Ayumi Takahara
Kissxsis Ako Suminoe
K-On!! Azusa Nakano
Jewelpet Twinkle Miria Marigold Mackenzie
Star Driver Aragon Simone
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes Eslina Folkel
Baka and Test Miharu Shimizu
Mayoi Neko Overrun! Nozomi Kiriya, Shinobu (ep 7)
Yumeiro Pâtissière SP Professional Vanilla
2011 The World God Only Knows II Ayumi Takahara
Guilty Crown Tsugumi
Suzy's Zoo Daisuki! Witzy Lulla
Tamagotchi! Tomomi
Sket Dance Obaa-nyan Episode 22
Double-J Ema Houjō
Tamayura – Hitotose Fū Sawatari
Dog Days Eclair Martinozzi
Nekogami Yaoyorozu Meiko
Baka to Test to Shōkanjū: Ni! Miharu Shimizu
Ben-To Asebi Inoue
Honto ni Atta! Reibai Sensei Akira Yajima Episodes 20–21
YuruYuri Majokko Mirakurun
Rio – Rainbow Gate! Mint Clark
Phi Brain: Puzzle of God Miharu Sakanoue
2012 Queen's Blade Rebellion Aldra
Gokujyo Minami Kurihashi
Nakaimo – My Sister Is Among Them! Rinka Kunitachi
Psycho-Pass Shoko Sugawara/Spooky Boogie Episodes 4–5
Sword Art Online Leafa/Suguha Kirigaya
Dog Days' Eclair Martinozzi
High School DxD Koneko Tōjo
Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero Minami Aihara
Hyouka Manga Club Member Kimura
Phi-Brain – Puzzle of God: The Orpheus Order Free Cell (young), Miharu Sakanoue
Busou Shinki Zielbellen "Zil"
Pokémon: Black and White: Rival Destinies Shōbu
Yurumates 3D Plus Sae's younger sister
YuruYuri 2 Kurumi/Mirakurun Episodes 1–6
2013 The World God Only Knows: Goddesses Arc Ayumi Takahara, Mercurius
Wanna Be the Strongest in the World Sakura Hagiwara
Zettai Bōei Leviathan Jörmungandr
Sword Art Online: Extra Edition Leafa/Suguha Kirigaya
Tamayura – More Aggressive Fū Sawatari
Date A Live Kotori Itsuka
A Certain Scientific Railgun S Kana Hazamaya
High School DxD New Koneko Tōjo
Mangirl! Sayuri Misono
2014 Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil Moyo Tentō
Girl Friend BETA Ichigo Kohinata
Space Dandy Mamitas Episode 2
Sword Art Online II Leafa/Suguha Kirigaya
Date A Live II Kotori Itsuka
Denkigai no Honya-san Fu Girl
The Pilot's Love Song Ariel Albus
Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle Free Cell (young)
Momo Kyun Sword Momoko
Invaders of the Rokujyōma!? Karama
2015 The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Sachiko Koshimizu
My Wife is the Student Council President! Ui Wakana
Onsen Yōsei Hakone-chan Ashinoko
Kantai Collection Yamato
World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman Satsuki Ranjō
Dog Days Eclair Martinozzi
High School DxD BorN Koneko Tōjo
Magic Kaito 1412 Princess Anne Episode 15
Lance N' Masques Hō Yuifon
The Asterisk War Pham Thi Tram
2016 Dagashi Kashi Hotaru Shidare
Divine Gate Hikari
The Asterisk War 2nd Season Pham Thi Tram
CoCO & NiCO Oppenheimer, Leon
My Wife is the Student Council President!+! Ui Wakana
2017 Akiba's Trip: The Animation Denko Busujima Episode 4
Classroom of the Elite Kei Karuizawa
My First Girlfriend Is a Gal Yui Kashii
Tsugumomo Kasumi Kagami
2018 Citrus Yuzu Aihara
Dagashi Kashi 2 Hotaru Shidare
High School DxD Hero Koneko Tōjo
Million Arthur Yamaneko Arthur also 2019
Sword Art Online: Alicization Leafa/Suguha Kirigaya
Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles Koizumi
Pop Team Epic Pipimi Episode 2 Part A
The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar Christina
2019 Boogiepop and Others Minako Yurihara
Date A Live III Kotori Itsuka
Hensuki: Are You Willing to Fall in Love with a ..., as Long as She's a Cutie? Sayuki Tokihara
How Clumsy you are, Miss Ueno Minamine
Kakegurui XX Erimi Mushibami
Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Chisato Yonamine
The Quintessential Quintuplets Nino Nakano
2020 Bofuri Frederica
Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Alina Gray
A Certain Scientific Railgun Kana Hazamaya (ep21)
Noblesse Erga Kenesis Di Raskreia
Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World Risya In Empire
Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time Mimi Alpacas
Tsugu Tsugumomo Kasumi Kagami
Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! Ami Asai
Yo-kai Watch Jam - Yo-kai Academy Y: Close Encounters of the N Kind Emma Daiouji
2021 Ancient Girl's Frame Reiu Minamiya
Full Dive Reona Kisaragi
Girlfriend, Girlfriend Rika Hoshizaki
I'm Standing on a Million Lives Season 2 Yana
Megaton Musashi Yūka Nishino
So I'm a Spider, So What? Sophia Keren/Negishi Shouko
The Detective Is Already Dead Nagisa Natsunagi
The Quintessential Quintuplets 2nd Season Nino Nakano
The World Ends with You the Animation Rhyme
World's End Harem Karen Kamiya
2022 Akiba Maid War Wuv-Wuv Moonbeam Manager
Arknights: Prelude To Dawn W
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Bambietta Basterbine
Classroom of the Elite 2nd Season Kei Karuizawa
Date A Live IV Kotori Itsuka
I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss Selena Gilbert
Kantai Collection: Let's Meet at Sea Yamato
Love Flops Amelia Irving
Miss Kuroitsu from the Monster Development Department Immortal Camula
My Master Has No Tail Enshi Kirino
Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time: Super Extra Mimi Alpacas
Pokémon Ultimate Journeys: The Series Lisia
Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! Season 2 Asai Ami
2023 Bofuri 2nd Season Frederica
Frieren Aura
Girlfriend, Girlfriend 2nd Season Rika Hoshizaki
I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World and Became Unrivaled in the Real World, Too Kaede Kazama
Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible Tamao Taira
The Legendary Hero Is Dead! Anri Haysworth
The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again Today Yume
The Quintessential Quintuplets Special Nino Nakano Summer 2023 Shaft Animation
The Tale of the Outcasts Wisteria
2024 Classroom of the Elite 3rd Season Kei Karuizawa
Date a Live V Kotori Itsuka

Video games

2011

  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure – Shirley Orlando

2012

2013

  • Drakengard 3 – Four
  • Macross 30: The Voice that Connects the Galaxy – Mei Leeron, Mia Sakaki
  • Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment – Leafa
  • Super Danganronpa Another 2 – Iroha Nijiue

2014

  • Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax – Leafa, Kirino Kōsaka
  • Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment – Leafa

2015

  • Deemo: The Last Recital – Little Girl / Alice
  • Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax Ignition – Leafa, Kousaka Kirino
  • Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Tawa Reiko
  • Megadimension Neptunia VII – B-Sha
  • Sword Art Online: Lost Song – Leafa

2016

  • Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight – Leafa
  • Dragon Quest Heroes II – Jessica
  • World of Final Fantasy – Tama
  • Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization – Leafa
  • Alternative Girls – Miyaka Yuki

2017

  • Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight – Leafa
  • Project Tokyo Dolls – Aya
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III – Shirley Orlando
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Zenobia

2018

  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle – Labrys
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: Magia Record – Alina Gray
  • Sdorica – Alice, Masked Girl
  • Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet – Leafa
  • Master of Eternity – Jeanie
  • Han-gyaku-Sei Million Arthur – Wildcat Arthur
  • Million Arthur: Arcana Blood – Wildcat Arthur
  • Dragalia Lost – Natalie
  • Shojo Kageki Revue Starlight: Re LIVE – Misora Kano
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – Shirley Orlando (non-playable)

2019

  • Arknights — W
  • SoulWorker – Chii Aruel

2020

  • Another Eden – Altena
  • Bleach: Brave Souls – Bambietta Basterbine

2021

  • Shin Megami Tensei V – Nuwa

2022

  • Alchemy Stars – Nina
  • Armada Girls – Ghost Ship X
  • Goddess of Victory: Nikke – Privaty
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - Melissa

2023

  • Sword Art Online: Last Recollection – Leafa
  • Genshin Impact – Chiori

Unknown date

  • Honkai Impact 3rd – Frederika Nikola Tesla
  • Nora to Toki no Kōbō: Kiri no Mori no Majo – Nora Brundle
  • Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai Portable – Kirino Kōsaka
  • Rune Factory 4 – Dolce
  • Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 – Bel/Bianca (Black 2 White 2 Animated Trailer)
  • Trinity Universe – Tsubaki
  • The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls – Sachiko Koshimizu
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Anderson (Japanese Dub Version)
  • Kantai CollectionYamato, Akigumo, Yūgumo, Makigumo, and Naganami
  • K-On! Hōkago Live!! – Azusa Nakano
  • Phantasy Star Online 2 – Io
  • Date A Live Rinne Utopia – Itsuka Kotori
  • Dragon Quest VIII and Dragon Quest: Heroes – Jessica Albert
  • High School DxD New Fight – Koneko Tōjo
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure – Shirley Orlando
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link – Annerose Rosenheim
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs Full Boost – Sthesia Awar
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs Maxi Boost – Sthesia Awar, Sthesia Awar Acht,Sthesia Awar Primo, Sthesia Awar Nono, Sthesia Awar Sesto
  • Little Noah – Noah
  • Figure Fantasy – Rinn

OVA/OAD

  • Kissxsis – Ako Suminoe

Tokusatsu

  • Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger (2018) – Goche Ru Medou (eps. 1 – 8, 10 – 48)
  • Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger en Film (2018) – Goche Ru Medou

Drama CD

  • Love DNA XX – Aoi
  • Ore no Imōto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai – Kirino Kōsaka
  • Tsuki Tsuki! – Nazuna Nanjō
  • Watashi ni xx Shinasai! – Mami Mizuno
  • Citrus – Yuzu Aihara
  • Mo Dao Zu Shi/Ma Dou So Shi – Jiang Yanli/Kou Enri

Anime films

Year Title Role Other notes
2010 Light Novel no Tanoshii Kakikata Yūna Ichigo Live action (as actress)
2011 K-On! Movie Azusa Nakano
2015 Date A Live: Mayuri Judgement Kotori Itsuka
Girls und Panzer der Film Alice Shimada
2017 Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale Leafa/Suguha Kirigaya
2022 Deemo: Memorial Keys Alice
The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie Nino Nakano
Idol Bu Show Nagaho Mori

Dubbing

Live-action

  • Genius, 10-year-old Hans Albert Einstein (Alice Edwards)
  • Jexi, Cate Finnegan (Alexandra Shipp)

Animation

Others

  • Citrus (manga) – Yuzu Aihara (promotional videos)

Discography

Albums

Year Album details Catalog No. Peak Oricon
chart positions
2013 apple symphony
  • Released: April 10, 2013
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
PCCG-1331 & PCCG-1332 (Limited Edition),

PCCG-1333 (Regular Edition)

7
2014 Colore Serenata
  • Released: November 19, 2014
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
PCCG-1435 & PCCG-1436 (Limited Edition),

PCCG-1437 (Regular Edition)

18
2016 Lyrical Concerto
  • Released: November 2, 2016
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
PCCG-1553 & PCCG-1554 (Limited Edition),

PCCG-1555 (Regular Edition)

15
2021 Méli-mélo meli mellow
  • Released: September 15, 2021
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
PCCG-02050 (Limited Edition),

PCCG-02051 (Regular Edition)

Compilation albums

Year Album details Catalog No. Peak Oricon
chart positions
2017 apple feuille
  • Released: November 29, 2017
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
PCCG-1629 (CD + BD), PCCG-1630 (CD + DVD),

PCCG-1631 (Regular Edition)

14

Singles

Year Single details Catalog No. Peak Oricon
chart positions
Album
2012 Sinfonia! Sinfonia!!!
  • Released: April 11, 2012
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
LACM-1272 (Limited Edition),

LACM-70136 (Regular Edition)

7 apple symphony
Onpu no Kuni no Alice (♪の国のアリス)
  • Released: September 12, 2012
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
LACM-1298 (Limited Edition),

LACM-70162 (Regular Edition)

10
2013 Jiku Tours (時空ツアーズ)
  • Released: January 9, 2013
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
LACM-1318 (Limited Edition),

LACM-70171 (Regular Edition)

10
Shumatsu Cinderella (週末シンデレラ)
  • Released: December 4, 2013
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
LACM-1376 (Limited Edition),

LACM-70198 (Regular Edition)

16 Colore Serenata
2014 Wonderful World (わんだふるワールド)
  • Released: June 4, 2014
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
LACM-1404 (Limited Edition),

LACM-70212 (Regular Edition)

11
Kajirikake no Ringo (齧りかけの林檎)
  • Released: October 15, 2014
  • Label: Pony Canyon
  • Format: CD
LACM-1427 (Limited Edition),

LACM-70222 (Regular Edition)

15

Music in anime

As the voice actor for Azusa Nakano in K-On!, she is a member of the band Hokago Tea Time, and has participated in seven singles and one album.

  • Hōkago Teatime (放課後ティータイム) ranked No. 1 on Oricon albums charts.
  • "Azusa Nakano" ("中野 梓") image song CD of the eponymous character, ranked No. 3 on Oricon singles charts.
  • "Go! Go! Maniac" ranked No. 1 on Oricon singles charts.
  • "Listen!!" ranked No. 2 on Oricon singles charts.
  • "Pure Pure Heart" (ぴゅあぴゅあはーと) ranked No. 4 on Oricon singles charts.
  • "Utauyo!! Miracle" ranked No. 3 on Oricon singles charts.
  • "No, Thank You!" ranked No. 2 on Oricon singles charts.
  • "Gohan wa Okazu/U&I" ranked No. 3 on Oricon singles charts.

She additionally performed Hey! Calorie Queen (Hey!カロリーQueen), the ending theme for Dagashi Kashi. It was ranked No. 19 on Oricon singles charts.

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