One day before Inoue’s birthday, book ships
Veteran voice actress Kikuko Inoue (Fairy Tail‘s Minerva, Ah! Ah!Belldandy will publish her first essay September 24, just one day before her 58th Birthday. Its title: Inoue Kikuko 17-sai Desu “Oi oi!” (“Hi, I’m Kikuko InoueI am 17 years of age. ‘Oi oi!'”)
The essay will include stories from Inoue’s childhood, her voice acting approach, and how Inoue lives and looks today. Inoue’s photos will be part of the published book. cosplayAs well as fond anecdotes shared by fellow voice actors Noriko Hidaka, Atsuko Tanaka, Rica Matsumoto, Aya Hisakawa, Nana Mizuki, Mai Nakahara, Rie TanakaAnd Maria Yamamoto. It will also feature a joint interview featuring Inoue and Honoka’s daughter, who is an active voice actor.
The book’s pre-orders opened on July 17, which in Japan is “17-years old day”.
Inoue, who is currently 57, has a reputation for being eternally 17. It has gotten so far that Inoue is now considered to have founded her own religion. 17-saikyou(“age 17ism”) with other voice actresses Yukari Tamura, Sakura Nogawa, Rina Satou Yui HorieAs followers. It is also common to respond to her claims by saying “Oi, Oi!””, a Japanese way for showing skepticism.
Kikuko, Honoka and their partner, Honoka, posed as high school students in promotional photographs in 2016. In 2017, they were a mother-and daughter duo. Pokémon GenerationsEpisode 18.
Source: Otasuke Press Release