Junko Iwao

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Junko Iwao (岩男 潤子, Iwao Junko, born February 18, 1970 in Beppu, Ōita) is a Japanese voice actress and singer. Her most notable role is in Cardcaptor Sakura, providing the voice to Sakura's best friend and cousin, Tomoyo Daidōji. She also voiced lead character Mima Kirigoe in Perfect Blue,[3] Ceres in Ceres, Celestial Legend, and Kikyo in Hunter x Hunter. In video games, she voiced Pai Chan in Virtua Fighter, Mint in Tales of Phantasia and Serika in To Heart.

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Perfect Blue (1997)

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A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Satoshi Kon
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Junko Iwao  •  Shinpachi Tsuji  •  Masaaki Ōkura

A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Satoshi Kon
CAST:  Rica Matsumoto  •  Junko Iwao  •  Shinpachi Tsuji  •  Masaaki Ōkura

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

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion (2013)

Following Madoka's rewriting of the universe, sacrificing herself and her happy normal days to save all magical girls from the cruel fate that awaited them by wiping witches out of existence, the despair still manifest into creatures known as nightmares. Magical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiyuki Shinbo  •  Yukihiro Miyamoto
CAST:  Aoi Yuki  •  Chiwa Saito  •  Eri Kitamura  •  Kaori Mizuhashi

Following Madoka's rewriting of the universe, sacrificing herself and her happy normal days to save all magical girls from the cruel fate that awaited them by wiping witches out of existence, the despair still manifest into creatures known as nightmares. Magical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiyuki Shinbo  •  Yukihiro Miyamoto
CAST:  Aoi Yuki  •  Chiwa Saito  •  Eri Kitamura  •  Kaori Mizuhashi

Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Rikka Version (2013)

Summary of the first season of the show, as seen from Rikka's perspective with new elements.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tatsuya Ishihara
CAST:  Soichiro Hoshi  •  Chinatsu Akasaki  •  Maaya Uchida  •  Jun Fukuyama

Summary of the first season of the show, as seen from Rikka's perspective with new elements.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tatsuya Ishihara
CAST:  Soichiro Hoshi  •  Chinatsu Akasaki  •  Maaya Uchida  •  Jun Fukuyama

Princess Minerva (1995)

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Princess Minerva enters a tournament that offers the winner a fortune. But when her bodyguard gets kidnapped by an evil sorceress, things really start to heat up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mihiro Yamaguchi
CAST:  Kikuko Inoue  •  Atsuko Tanaka  •  Junko Iwao  •  Masako Katsuki

Princess Minerva enters a tournament that offers the winner a fortune. But when her bodyguard gets kidnapped by an evil sorceress, things really start to heat up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mihiro Yamaguchi
CAST:  Kikuko Inoue  •  Atsuko Tanaka  •  Junko Iwao  •  Masako Katsuki

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part II: Eternal (2012)

As the young girls have discovered the truth about the cruel fate of a magical girl, one magical girl after another is destroyed. Throughout it all, there is one magical girl who continues to fight alone - Homura Akemi. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part II: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiyuki Shinbo  •  Yukihiro Miyamoto
CAST:  Emiri Kato  •  Chiwa Saito  •  Eri Kitamura  •  Aoi Yuki

As the young girls have discovered the truth about the cruel fate of a magical girl, one magical girl after another is destroyed. Throughout it all, there is one magical girl who continues to fight alone - Homura Akemi. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part II: ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiyuki Shinbo  •  Yukihiro Miyamoto
CAST:  Emiri Kato  •  Chiwa Saito  •  Eri Kitamura  •  Aoi Yuki

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part I: Beginnings (2012)

Madoka Kaname, an ordinary middle-schooler, along with her best friend Sayaka Miki, are offered the chance to have any wish they want granted by the mysterious Kyubey, and become magical girls and fight witches. However, fellow magical girl Homura Akemi seems ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiyuki Shinbo  •  Yukihiro Miyamoto
CAST:  Emiri Kato  •  Chiwa Saito  •  Aoi Yuki  •  Eri Kitamura

Madoka Kaname, an ordinary middle-schooler, along with her best friend Sayaka Miki, are offered the chance to have any wish they want granted by the mysterious Kyubey, and become magical girls and fight witches. However, fellow magical girl Homura Akemi seems ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiyuki Shinbo  •  Yukihiro Miyamoto
CAST:  Emiri Kato  •  Chiwa Saito  •  Aoi Yuki  •  Eri Kitamura

Garzey's Wing (1996)

Yesterday, Chris's biggest problem was getting into a good college. Now, his spirit has been hijacked by wings of light, and transported into an ancient world. Summoned by an enslaved tribe to lead a bloody revolution, Chris must quickly adapt to his new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshiyuki Tomino
CAST:  Tetsuya Iwanaga  •  Maya Okamoto  •  Aya Hisakawa  •  Yumi Touma

Yesterday, Chris's biggest problem was getting into a good college. Now, his spirit has been hijacked by wings of light, and transported into an ancient world. Summoned by an enslaved tribe to lead a bloody revolution, Chris must quickly adapt to his new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshiyuki Tomino
CAST:  Tetsuya Iwanaga  •  Maya Okamoto  •  Aya Hisakawa  •  Yumi Touma

X: The Movie (1996)

It's the year of destiny, and 15 year old Kamui Shiro, a powerful psychic, has returned to Toyko after a 6 year absence, having left when he was very young. He wants to be with his childhood friends, Fuma (his best friend) and Kotori, Fuma's little sister (and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rintaro
CAST:  Junko Iwao  •  Ken Narita  •  Tomokazu Seki  •  Atsuko Takahata

It's the year of destiny, and 15 year old Kamui Shiro, a powerful psychic, has returned to Toyko after a 6 year absence, having left when he was very young. He wants to be with his childhood friends, Fuma (his best friend) and Kotori, Fuma's little sister (and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rintaro
CAST:  Junko Iwao  •  Ken Narita  •  Tomokazu Seki  •  Atsuko Takahata

Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie (1999)

Sakura Kinomoto, a Card Captor, wins a game of chance and is awarded a trip to Hong Kong, along with her best friend Tomoyo and her rival, Syaoran Li. It turns out that the ancient rival of Clow Reed, the creator of the mysterious and powerful Clow Cards, summoned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morio Asaka
CAST:  Sakura Tange  •  Aya Hisakawa  •  Junko Iwao  •  Motoko Kumai

Sakura Kinomoto, a Card Captor, wins a game of chance and is awarded a trip to Hong Kong, along with her best friend Tomoyo and her rival, Syaoran Li. It turns out that the ancient rival of Clow Reed, the creator of the mysterious and powerful Clow Cards, summoned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morio Asaka
CAST:  Sakura Tange  •  Aya Hisakawa  •  Junko Iwao  •  Motoko Kumai

Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)

Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami. ...  (more)

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

Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami. ...  (more)

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

Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)

After the Second Impact, Tokyo-3 is being attacked by giant creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind. The child Shinji's objective is to fight the Angels by piloting one of the mysterious Evangelion mecha units. A remake of the first six episodes of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno  •  Masayuki  •  Kazuya Tsurumaki
CAST:  Megumi Ogata  •  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Kotono Mitsuishi  •  Yuriko Yamaguchi

After the Second Impact, Tokyo-3 is being attacked by giant creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind. The child Shinji's objective is to fight the Angels by piloting one of the mysterious Evangelion mecha units. A remake of the first six episodes of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno  •  Masayuki  •  Kazuya Tsurumaki
CAST:  Megumi Ogata  •  Megumi Hayashibara  •  Kotono Mitsuishi  •  Yuriko Yamaguchi

Tenchi the Movie 2: The Daughter of Darkness (1997)

Mayuka is a girl who appears one day and claims to be Tenchi's daughter. As the initial shock wears off, everyone in the Masaki household gets used to Mayuka's presence. However, things only become more interesting as Washu tries to discover Mayuka's background. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tetsu Kimura
CAST:  Masami Kikuchi  •  Junko Iwao  •  Ai Orikasa  •  Yumi Takada

Mayuka is a girl who appears one day and claims to be Tenchi's daughter. As the initial shock wears off, everyone in the Masaki household gets used to Mayuka's presence. However, things only become more interesting as Washu tries to discover Mayuka's background. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tetsu Kimura
CAST:  Masami Kikuchi  •  Junko Iwao  •  Ai Orikasa  •  Yumi Takada

Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card (2000)

All of the Clow Cards have been captured, and Sakura Kinomoto, the new Master of the Cards, is preparing to play the lead in the play for the town festival. However, a new evil force is causing mysterious events all over Tomoeda, including the disappearance of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morio Asaka
CAST:  Sakura Tange  •  Motoko Kumai  •  Aya Hisakawa  •  Masaya Onosaka

All of the Clow Cards have been captured, and Sakura Kinomoto, the new Master of the Cards, is preparing to play the lead in the play for the town festival. However, a new evil force is causing mysterious events all over Tomoeda, including the disappearance of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morio Asaka
CAST:  Sakura Tange  •  Motoko Kumai  •  Aya Hisakawa  •  Masaya Onosaka

Leave it to Kero! (2000)

Following the events of Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card, Kero and Spinel share a plate of takoyaki (octopus balls). They get into a fight over who gets the last piece, and in the process send it flying out the window. They both chase the takoyaki, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Masayuki Kojima
CAST:  Aya Hisakawa  •  Yumi Touma  •  Sakura Tange  •  Issei Miyazaki

Following the events of Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card, Kero and Spinel share a plate of takoyaki (octopus balls). They get into a fight over who gets the last piece, and in the process send it flying out the window. They both chase the takoyaki, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Masayuki Kojima
CAST:  Aya Hisakawa  •  Yumi Touma  •  Sakura Tange  •  Issei Miyazaki

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DIRECTION:  Takahiro Ikezoe
CAST:  Ayane Sakura  •  Rie Kugimiya  •  Kei Shindou  •  Manami Numakura

First Loves (1995)

First Loves/Kakyuusei OAV (1995) is mainly centered on Kakeru and his relationship with four girls from his high school. It focuses on one girl per episode - the cute and friendly Urara, the forsaken tennis girl Rie, the dog-owning painter Hikari and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Yoshida
CAST:  Mika Kanai  •  Shin-ichiro Miki  •  Akiko Yajima  •  Chieko Honda

First Loves/Kakyuusei OAV (1995) is mainly centered on Kakeru and his relationship with four girls from his high school. It focuses on one girl per episode - the cute and friendly Urara, the forsaken tennis girl Rie, the dog-owning painter Hikari and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Yoshida
CAST:  Mika Kanai  •  Shin-ichiro Miki  •  Akiko Yajima  •  Chieko Honda

Idol Fighter Su-Chi-Pai II (1996)

A bunny alien, a maid-dominatrix, a cyborg, a magical girl, and a transforming super hero set out to vanquish a set of monsters to retrieve a set of magical Mahjong tiles known as the Pai - these ancient artifacts will grant the one who gathers them a wish, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yasunori Ide
CAST:  Kumiko Nishihara  •  Yuko Mizutani  •  Rica Matsumoto  •  Konami Yoshida

A bunny alien, a maid-dominatrix, a cyborg, a magical girl, and a transforming super hero set out to vanquish a set of monsters to retrieve a set of magical Mahjong tiles known as the Pai - these ancient artifacts will grant the one who gathers them a wish, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yasunori Ide
CAST:  Kumiko Nishihara  •  Yuko Mizutani  •  Rica Matsumoto  •  Konami Yoshida

Psycho Diver: Soul Siren (1997)

Yuki Kano has it all: fame, wealth, the world at her feet. There's also something very wrong with her... from time to time, she's totally unable to sing (which, for a pop star, is not good). Enter Bosujima, a "psycho diver" with the capability to enter people's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mamoru Kanbe
CAST:  Junko Iwao  •  Atsuko Tanaka  •  Jouji Nakata  •  Toshiko Fujita

Yuki Kano has it all: fame, wealth, the world at her feet. There's also something very wrong with her... from time to time, she's totally unable to sing (which, for a pop star, is not good). Enter Bosujima, a "psycho diver" with the capability to enter people's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mamoru Kanbe
CAST:  Junko Iwao  •  Atsuko Tanaka  •  Jouji Nakata  •  Toshiko Fujita

Hyper Speed GranDoll (1997)

Mad science runs in her family, but Hikaru has always been an ordinary girl. It’s a dream come true when she discovers that she’s really a super powered alien! With her hyper-speed battle mecha, the Grandoll Armor, she is humanity’s last hope against a hideous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideki Tonokatsu
CAST:  Yuko Miyamura  •  Junko Iwao  •  Akio Otsuka  •  Haruna Ikezawa

Mad science runs in her family, but Hikaru has always been an ordinary girl. It’s a dream come true when she discovers that she’s really a super powered alien! With her hyper-speed battle mecha, the Grandoll Armor, she is humanity’s last hope against a hideous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideki Tonokatsu
CAST:  Yuko Miyamura  •  Junko Iwao  •  Akio Otsuka  •  Haruna Ikezawa
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