Megumi Hayashibara

Megumi Hayashibara (林原 めぐみ Hayashibara Megumi) (born March 30, 1967) is a Japanese voice actress, singer, radio personality, and lyricist from Tokyo. She is currently affiliated with Aksent. Her nicknames include: Megu-san, Megu-nee, Bara-san, Kakka, and Daijin. She is best known for her roles in Ranma ½ (as Ranma Saotome (female voice)), Neon Genesis Evangelion (as Rei Ayanami), Cowboy Bebop (as Faye Valentine), Slayers (as Lina Inverse), Detective Conan (as Ai Haibara), Pokémon (as Musashi/Jessie of Team Rocket), All Purpose Cultural Catgirl Nuku Nuku (as Atsuko Natsume and her counterpart Atsuko Higuchi from the OVA Nuku Nuku Dash!) and Shaman King (as Anna Kyoyama). She is also a fully qualified and registered nurse.

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Castle in the Sky (1986)

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A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Keiko Yokozawa  •  Mayumi Tanaka  •  Minori Terada  •  Kotoe Hatsui

A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Keiko Yokozawa  •  Mayumi Tanaka  •  Minori Terada  •  Kotoe Hatsui

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)

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The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever is behind it. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop; Spike, Faye, Jet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shinichiro Watanabe
CAST:  Koichi Yamadera  •  Unsho Ishizuka  •  Aoi Tada  •  Ai Kobayashi

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever is behind it. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop; Spike, Faye, Jet ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shinichiro Watanabe
CAST:  Koichi Yamadera  •  Unsho Ishizuka  •  Aoi Tada  •  Ai Kobayashi

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death and Rebirth (1997)

Originally a collection of clips from the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series, Death was created as a precursor to the re-worked ending of the series. Rebirth was intended as that re-worked ending, but after production overruns Rebirth became only the first half of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno  •  Masayuki  •  Kazuya Tsurumaki
CAST:  Megumi Ogata  •  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Yuko Miyamura  •  Kotono Mitsuishi

Originally a collection of clips from the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series, Death was created as a precursor to the re-worked ending of the series. Rebirth was intended as that re-worked ending, but after production overruns Rebirth became only the first half of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno  •  Masayuki  •  Kazuya Tsurumaki
CAST:  Megumi Ogata  •  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Yuko Miyamura  •  Kotono Mitsuishi

Juvenile (2000)

11-year-old Yusuke and his classmates camp in the woods and see a strange light. They discover a small metallic object like a robot which talks, calls himself Tetra and knows Yusuke's name. Tetra can create wonderful gadgets but actually has to save the world with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Yamazaki
CAST:  Shingo Katori  •  Miki Sakai  •  Anne Suzuki  •  Yuya Endo

11-year-old Yusuke and his classmates camp in the woods and see a strange light. They discover a small metallic object like a robot which talks, calls himself Tetra and knows Yusuke's name. Tetra can create wonderful gadgets but actually has to save the world with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Yamazaki
CAST:  Shingo Katori  •  Miki Sakai  •  Anne Suzuki  •  Yuya Endo

Love & Pop (1998)

Tokyo schoolgirl Hiromi and her friends engage in a practice known as enjo kosai, or "compensated dating", where older men pay young girls for dates. Hiromi plunges deeper into this world to raise money for an expensive ring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Kirari  •  Hirono Kudo  •  Asumi Miwa

Tokyo schoolgirl Hiromi and her friends engage in a practice known as enjo kosai, or "compensated dating", where older men pay young girls for dates. Hiromi plunges deeper into this world to raise money for an expensive ring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Kirari  •  Hirono Kudo  •  Asumi Miwa

Paprika (2006)

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When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Satoshi Kon
CAST:  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Toru Furuya  •  Koichi Yamadera  •  Katsunosuke Hori

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Satoshi Kon
CAST:  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Toru Furuya  •  Koichi Yamadera  •  Katsunosuke Hori

Pokémon 4Ever (2001)

40 years ago, a Celebi was being attacked by a Pokemon Hunter. Luckily, a young boy named Yukinari saved Celebi. Using its Time Traveling power, Celebi transported itself and Yukinari 40 years into the future. There, Satoshi, Kasumi, and Takeshi assist Yukinari to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

40 years ago, a Celebi was being attacked by a Pokemon Hunter. Luckily, a young boy named Yukinari saved Celebi. Using its Time Traveling power, Celebi transported itself and Yukinari 40 years into the future. There, Satoshi, Kasumi, and Takeshi assist Yukinari to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

Pokémon 3: The Movie (2000)

When Molly Hale's sadness of her father's disappearance gets to her, she unknowingly uses the Unown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Ash's mother, Ash along with Misty & Brock invade the mansion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

When Molly Hale's sadness of her father's disappearance gets to her, she unknowingly uses the Unown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Ash's mother, Ash along with Misty & Brock invade the mansion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

Pokémon Heroes (2002)

Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Altomare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve as peacekeepers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Altomare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve as peacekeepers and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Ikue Otani  •  Yuji Ueda

Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea (2006)

On their way through the Battle Frontier, Ash and friends meet up with a Pokémon Ranger who's mission is to deliever the egg of Manaphy to a temple on the ocean's floor. However, a greedy pirate wants the power of Manaphy to himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Fushigi Yamada  •  Ikue Otani

On their way through the Battle Frontier, Ash and friends meet up with a Pokémon Ranger who's mission is to deliever the egg of Manaphy to a temple on the ocean's floor. However, a greedy pirate wants the power of Manaphy to himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Fushigi Yamada  •  Ikue Otani

Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys (2004)

Deoxys, a Pokémon from outer space, terrorizes the high-tech city Ash Ketchum and his friends are visiting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  KAORI  •  Fushigi Yamada

Deoxys, a Pokémon from outer space, terrorizes the high-tech city Ash Ketchum and his friends are visiting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  KAORI  •  Fushigi Yamada

Pokémon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)

Ash, May, Brock, and Max come upon the festival of the Wishing Star of Seven Nights. During their enjoyment, the legendary Pokemon--Jirachi, descends from the heavens and befriends Max. Jirachi, with the power to grant any wish, is sought after by many people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  KAORI  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Koichi Yamadera

Ash, May, Brock, and Max come upon the festival of the Wishing Star of Seven Nights. During their enjoyment, the legendary Pokemon--Jirachi, descends from the heavens and befriends Max. Jirachi, with the power to grant any wish, is sought after by many people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  KAORI  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Koichi Yamadera

Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)

In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were invented, an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Oldoran Castle in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He transferred this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani  •  Fushigi Yamada

In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were invented, an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Oldoran Castle in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He transferred this ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani  •  Fushigi Yamada

Pokémon: The First Movie (1998)

After a scientific experiment leads to the creation of a Mew clone, he sets out to destroy the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

After a scientific experiment leads to the creation of a Mew clone, he sets out to destroy the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Yuji Ueda  •  Ikue Otani

Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (1999)

When Lawrence III's scheme to capture the Legendary Pokémon Lugia upsets the balance of nature, it is up to Ash Ketchum and his friends to save the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Tomokazu Seki  •  Ikue Otani

When Lawrence III's scheme to capture the Legendary Pokémon Lugia upsets the balance of nature, it is up to Ash Ketchum and his friends to save the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunihiko Yuyama
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Mayumi Iizuka  •  Tomokazu Seki  •  Ikue Otani

Pom Poko (1994)

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The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by the rapid development of houses and shopping malls. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. The Raccoons practice and perfect the ancient art of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isao Takahata
CAST:  Shinchou Kokontei  •  Makoto Nonomura  •  Yuriko Ishida  •  Norihei Miki

The Raccoons of the Tama Hills are being forced from their homes by the rapid development of houses and shopping malls. As it becomes harder to find food and shelter, they decide to band together and fight back. The Raccoons practice and perfect the ancient art of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Isao Takahata
CAST:  Shinchou Kokontei  •  Makoto Nonomura  •  Yuriko Ishida  •  Norihei Miki

Ritual (2000)

A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating "Tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video camera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno
CAST:  Shunji Iwai  •  Ayako Fujitani  •  Jun Murakami  •  Shinobu Otake

A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating "Tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video camera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno
CAST:  Shunji Iwai  •  Ayako Fujitani  •  Jun Murakami  •  Shinobu Otake

Slayers Gorgeous (1998)

Lina Inverse and her sidekick Naga the Serpent are happily enjoying lunch when the entire town ducks under cover before an invasion of Marlene Culvert and her legion of bloodthirsty dragons. The cause of the invasion? Marlene is in a feud with her father, the king, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Watanabe
CAST:  Maria Kawamura  •  Akira Kamiya  •  Junpei Takiguchi  •  Kaneto Shiozawa

Lina Inverse and her sidekick Naga the Serpent are happily enjoying lunch when the entire town ducks under cover before an invasion of Marlene Culvert and her legion of bloodthirsty dragons. The cause of the invasion? Marlene is in a feud with her father, the king, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Watanabe
CAST:  Maria Kawamura  •  Akira Kamiya  •  Junpei Takiguchi  •  Kaneto Shiozawa

Slayers Premium (2001)

Lina and Gourry visited the town in a certain beach. In that town, a mysterious incident which is that the person who had eaten the octopus was not able to speak the languages other than the octopus language happened frequently. And, Gourry who does not know the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Junichi Sato
CAST:  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Yasunori Matsumoto  •  Hikaru Midorikawa  •  Akira Ishida

Lina and Gourry visited the town in a certain beach. In that town, a mysterious incident which is that the person who had eaten the octopus was not able to speak the languages other than the octopus language happened frequently. And, Gourry who does not know the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Junichi Sato
CAST:  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Yasunori Matsumoto  •  Hikaru Midorikawa  •  Akira Ishida

Slayers Return (1996)

Lina Inverse and Naga the White Serpent are back! What begins as a routine bandit-stomping turns into the adventure of a lifetime involving magical golems, an ancient Elven weapon and even someone bent on destroying the world. It's a predicament only Lina and Naga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Watanabe
CAST:  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Maria Kawamura  •  Akiko Hiramatsu  •  Akio Otsuka

Lina Inverse and Naga the White Serpent are back! What begins as a routine bandit-stomping turns into the adventure of a lifetime involving magical golems, an ancient Elven weapon and even someone bent on destroying the world. It's a predicament only Lina and Naga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Watanabe
CAST:  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Maria Kawamura  •  Akiko Hiramatsu  •  Akio Otsuka
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