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Makino Yui: Singer, Seiyuu, Pianist

Posted by hoshitachi

Born in Tokyo, January 19, 1986. Makino Yui (牧野由依) took up piano in the tender age of four. Her talent for piano was discovered by film director, Shunji Iwai, when she was only 7 years old. And then, after that, between ages 8 and 17, she played piano solos for his three films, Love Letter (1994), All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001) and Hana and Alice (2004).

She made her debut as singer in 2005 with "Omna Magni" produced by Kanno Yoko, which the all lyrics is written by latin. This song is used for the ending theme song for Sousei no Aquarion. In April the same year, she also made her debut as seiyuu, starring as Sakura in Tsubasa Chronicle.

In 2005, she released "Amrita", the theme song for Tsubasa Chronicle: Tori Kago no Kuni no Himegimi alongside with "You Are My Love" and "Jasmine". She also sing the opening theme of ARIA the Animation, titled "Undine", coupled with the an insert song, "symphony" and marked #25 in the Oricon Charts.

In 2006, she released a new single, "Euforia" which is used for opening theme of ARIA the Natural, coupled with "Amerufihana". It marked #18 at the Oricon Chart. In 2007, she was invited to represent Japan at the Japan-China Cultural Exchange Event.

In 2008, a single for ARIA the Origination is released, called "Spirale", coupled by "Yokogao" and marked #20 in Oricon Chart. In the same year, she also graduated from Tokyo Collage of Music (piano major) in March.

In 2009, she spread the field of activity toward overseas. She visited France is July to join Japan Expo, the largest Japan culture festival in Europe as stage performer. Totally 6.000 audience gathered the venue and got exited with her stage. Yui will join New York Anime Festival as guest of honor in September.

Some of her roles:

-Sketchbook: full color’s -Torikai Hazuki-
-Bokurano -Tokosumi Aiko a/k/a Anko-
-Amuri In The Star Ocean -Kakyoin Amuri-
-Welcome to N.H.K. -Nakahara Misaki-
-Tsubasa Chronicle Series 2 -Sakura-
-Tsubasa Chronicle: Tori Kago no Kuni no Himegimi (movie) -Sakura-
-Tsubasa Chronicle -Sakura-
-Tsubasa Tokyo Revelations -Sakura-
-Tsubasa Shunraiki -Sakura-
-Taisho Yakyu Musume. -Sakurami Kyouko-
-Asu no Yoichi! -Tsubasa Tsubame-
-SORA Kake GIRL -Kawai Honoka-
-Arcrise Fantasia software for Nintendo Wii -Ryphia-
-Wagamama Sentai Bloom Heart drama CD -Tougaiji Yuri a/k/a White Lily-
-Zegapain -Jen May-Yu-

Some of her songs:
-Tenshi no Hashigo ~crepuscular rays~ (END theme of Arcrise Fantasia)
-Modokashii Sekai no Ue De (END theme of Welcome to the N.H.K!)
-synchronicity (OP theme of Tsubasa Tokyo Revelations)
-Yume no Tsubasa (Insert song of Tsubasa Chronicle)
-Moroi Mirai Kirai (Kawai Honoka's character song)
-Sketchbook wo Motta Mama (END theme of Sketchbook ~full colour'S~
-CESTREE (found in Zegapain O.S.T)
-Tsuki no Shijima (Insert song of Tsubasa Chronicle series 2)

Fun Facts:
-She engages in blog wars with a fellow seiyuu, Fukuyama Jun. They made a deal that if Fukuyama Jun succeded learn the "blind type" (a way to type without see the keyboard) in one year, he can punish Yui. But, if he can't, Yui can punish him. They said the deadline is when they finished casting Sora Kake Girl. So...who's gonna win?

-She and Inoue Marina is a close friend, they meet when they were casting in Zegapain. They often sleep in each other place. When Marina stay in Yui's place, they spend the night watching horror movies, Death Note and Doraemon.

-She made some songs by herself, like Towa no Omoi (lyrics & music), Amerufihana (lyrics), Solfege (lyrics & music), Shiawase no Tameiki (lyrics, music & arrangment), Tenshi no Hashigo ~crepuscular rays~ (lyrics & music).

-She has a pet ferret named Hokke-chan

-Her voice is somehow perfect for latin-languaged songs or made up-languaged songs. Like "Omna Magni" and "Imaginal Song" (in Arcrise Fantasia).

-She was chosen to perform in the Graduation Ceremony concert after earning the top score in her senior year piano ensamble. She had a pretty overloaded schedule then, since she had new released and she also working in her second album. So, after work she practice long at the night to get ready for the concert.


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