Birth:Feb 25, 1989
Home town:Tokyo, Japan
Height: 156 cm 51 Blood Type: AB Websitehttp://www.hanazawakanamusic.net/ Twitterhttps://twitter.com/hanazawastaff YouTubehttps://www..com/user/kanahanazawaSMEJ Radio pagehttp://www.joqr.co.jp/blog/hanazawa/ Introduction Kana Hanazawa is a voice actress actress singer former child actress and talent represented by Office Osawa. In July 2020 she married fellow voice actor Kensho Onohttps://anilist.co/staff/95819 whom she had been dating since 2017. Early Career Hanazawa originally became a child actress at the age of 8. Amongst other roles she starred in the wellknown TV school show Appare Sanma Daisensei and the TV series Gakkou no Sensei. At that time she was contracted to Big Apple and later to Five Eight and Smile Monkey. Voice Acting Career At the age of 14 she made her voice acting debut in 2003 as Holly in Last Exilehttps://anilist.co/anime/97/. Three years later in 2006 she was selected for a major role in TV Tokyos anime mecha series Zegapainhttps://anilist.co/anime/878/. She was playing the main characters childhood friend Kaminagi Ryoukohttps://anilist.co/character/2578/ and her performance was one of the main reasons for the characters popularity amongst fans. It was afterwards that she came under contract at prestigious voice acting talent agency Office Osawa in 2007. Hanazawa went to university in 2007 while at the same time she began to make her mark as a voice actress. She was voted in 2010 as Best Female Voice Actress by listeners of the radio program Nonko and Nobitas Anime Scramble. She graduated from university in 2011 and in the same year became a fulltime voice actress. Hanazawa won Best Supporting Actress at the 9th Seiyuu Awards for her role as Kosaki Onoderahttps://anilist.co/character/52723/ in Nisekoihttps://anilist.co/anime/18897/. She also won Newtypes Best Voice Actress award in 2015 and later in 2018. Music Career On February 23 2012 it was announced that Hanazawa would launch her official website. A few days later during the Kana Hanazawa Solo Debut Presentation Party event it was announced that she would release four singles within a year: Hoshizora Destination on April 25 Hatsukoi no Oto released on July 18 Happy Endings on October 24 an ending theme for Zetsuen no Tempesthttps://anilist.co/anime/14075/ and Silent Snow on January 16 2013. Her first album Claire was released on February 20 2013 and her second album 25 was released on February 26 2014. She released an album title Blue Avenue in April 2015 and went on a concert tour starting at the Nippon Budokan on May 3. The Bluray release of the show Live Avenue Kana Hanazawa in Budokan ranked number six in sales. Trivia She was invited to Anime Festival Asia 2010 on stage. She used to be a junior idol in Akihabara where hundreds of people came to watch her which is how she got her breakthrough for her acting career in commercials before becoming a voice actress.