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  1. seiyuunoun

    Voice actors and actresses for characters in a native language version anime, a video game, a radio broadcast or an advertisement in Japan. Japanese equivalent for voice actor and voice actress.

  2. seiyuuverb

    To lend a Japanese voice to (a character).

  3. seiyuuverb

    To voice act in Japanese.

  4. Etymology: Non-Hepburn romanization of 声優


  1. seiyuu

    Voice acting in Japan is an industry where actors provide voice-overs as characters or narrators in media including anime, video games, audio dramas, commercials, and dubbing for non-Japanese films and television programs. In Japan, voice actors (声優, seiyū) and actresses have devoted fan clubs due to a crossover with the idol industry, and some fans may watch a show merely to hear a particular voice actor. Many voice actors have concurrent singing careers and have also crossed over to live-action media. There are around 130 voice acting schools in Japan. Broadcast companies and talent agencies often have their own troupes of vocal actors. Magazines focusing specifically on voice acting are published in Japan, with Voice Animage being the longest running. The term character voice (abbreviated CV) has been commonly used since the 1980s by such Japanese anime magazines as Animec and Newtype to describe a voice actor associated with a particular anime or game character.


  1. seiyuu

    Seiyuu is a Japanese term used to refer to voice actors or actresses who perform character voices in anime, video games, and other forms of entertainment media.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seiyuu in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seiyuu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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