Rie Tanaka is a veteran Japanese voice actress with over 25 years in the industry.  She has voiced several iconic characters new and old, including Mitsuki Sanada from Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure, Chii from Chobits, Yomi from Azumanga Daioh, Lacus Clyne from the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED series, Hikari Kujou from Pretty Cure Max Heart, Sugintou from the Rozen Maiden series, Maria from the Hayate no Gotoku! series, Misaki from Hatsukoi Limited, Octavia from Tears to Tiara, Chizuru from Shinryaku! Ika Musume, Maho Nishizumi from Girls & Panzer, Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke from the Strike Witches series, Kirie Fujou from The Garden of Sinners: Overlooking View, and many more.

And who could forget her game roles such as the title character Neptune / Purple Heart from the Hyperdimension Neptunia game series, Rosetta from Granblue Fantasy, Faris from the Final Fantasy series, Mitsuru Kirijo from Persona 3, HMS Duke of York from Azur Lane, Murata Himeko from Honkai Impact 3rd, and countless others.  Recently she has even started her own YouTube channel where she plays a variety of video games!

This will be Rie Tanaka’s first appearance at Anime Central.  She loves to travel and is excited to meet her fans!

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