Iizuka "Maa-chan" Mayumi is a seiyuu
actress from Japan
. She has been in the acting and recording industry since the age of three, making her the Drew Barrymore
of Japan. In 1991 she started doing seiyuu
work for her current company, Yaegaki Jimusho
. She has been unusually active in the voice acting business and her credits appear in well-known anime
such as Pokémon
. The roles best suited for Maa-chan is the boisterous
out-going characters, since she has a powerful and almost aggressive voice. That does not mean she can't do other voices, but these brings out her unique abilities.
Maa-chan is also a singer. She has released at least two albums, and a truck-load of singles. Her singing skills can be drawn into question, but since she is a seiyuu, she exploits it for whatever it is worth. She appears in several radio theatres and CD dramas as well as TV series. Her recording company is Pioneer.
- Name: Iizuka Mayumi
- In Japanese, please: ????
- Nickname: Maa-chan, Maitan
- Born: 3rd of January, 1977
- City of birth: Tokyo
- Height: 151 cm
- Weight: 38 kg
- Vital measures: 80-58-78 cm
- Blood type: AB
- Skillz: Speaks Chinese, juggles the baton, tap dances and can ride horses.