February 17th marks not only a commemoration of Japan's coldest recorded temperature but also a celebration of vocal artistry in the anime industry. Termed the Día del Susurro de Ángel, or Diamond Dust Day, it doubles as an informal accolade for anime's most esteemed voice actors, whose work resonates with the purity and beauty of frozen water crystals suspended in the atmosphere.

The annual survey conducted by Anime!Anime! identifies the leading seiyuus through a robust fan-driven voting process. Enthusiasts dedicate this time to acknowledging the talent that brings life to animated characters.

Results from Anime!Anime!'s survey have highlighted a constellation of voices notable for their contribution to the medium. Maaya Uchida, Reina Ueda, and Akira Ishida share the ninth position, acknowledged for their distinctive roles in shaping memorable characters. Miku Itou and Sora Amamiya, acclaimed for their versatility, hold the seventh rank together. Inori Minase's emotive performance secures her the sixth spot. Manaka Iwami's distinctive voice earns her fifth place, Rie Kugimiya achieves fourth with her powerful portrayals, and Saori Hayami's refined vocal presence garners third. Shouta Aoi's second standing precedes Kana Hanazawa, whose first-place ranking acknowledges her as a leading figure in voice artistry.

  • 9. Maaya Uchida (Rikka Takanashi en “Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!”, Hiyori Iki en “Noragami”) [DRAW]Anime
  • 9. Reina Ueda (Kanao Tsuyuri en “Kimetsu no Yaiba”, Akane Shinjou en “SSSS.GRIDMAN”) [DRAW]Anime
  • 9. Akira Ishida (Gaara en “NARUTO”, Kaworu Nagisa en “Neon Genesis Evangelion”) [DRAW]Anime
  • 7. Miku Itou (Miku Nakano en “Gotoubun no Hanayome”, Kokkoro en “Princess Connect!”) [DRAW]Anime
  • 7. Sora Amamiya (Aqua en “Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!”, Chizuru Mizuhara en “Kanojo, Okarishimasu”) [DRAW]Anime
  • 6. Inori Minase (Rem en “Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu”, Itsuki Nakano en “Gotoubun no Hanayome”)Anime
  • 5. Manaka Iwami (Tooru Honda en “Fruits Basket”, Akane Kurokawa en “Oshi no Ko”)
  • 4. Rie Kugimiya (Taiga Aisaka en “Toradora!”, Kagura en “Gintama”)
  • 3. Saori Hayami (Yukino Yukinoshita en “Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.”, Shinobu Kochou en “Kimetsu no Yaiba”
  • 2. Shouta Aoi (Ai Mikaze en “Uta no☆Prince-sama”, Geordo Stuart en “Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta”)
  • 1. Kana Hanazawa (Kanade Tachibana en “Angel Beats!”, Mayuri Shiina en “STEINS;GATE”)

Their expertise and range echo the dedication of their craft, much like the natural wonder of Diamond Dust reflects the extremes of nature.

As we recognize these artists, we invite you to engage with their work and appreciate the talent that transcends the auditory landscape of anime. Acknowledge their contributions and share discussions centered on these influential figures who shape the auditory dimension of animated.

Source: Anime!Anime!

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