Thursday, 24 July 2008
Aya Hirano gallery 2
Hirano Aya is a Japanese seiyuu, actress and singer who has had roles in several anime including the immensely popular Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu (涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱; The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi) as the title character, Suzumiya Haruhi.
She was previously a member of the U-15 idol group Springs.
* Name: Hirano Aya (平野綾)
* Nickname: Aaya (あーや)
* Birth Date: October 8th, 1987
* Birth Place: Aichi Prefecture, Japan
* Blood Type: O
* Height: 159cm
* Bust: 73cm
* Waist: 60cm
* Hips: 78cm
* Hobbies: Guitar, reading
* Favorite food: Fruit of an olive
* Abilities: Foresight, Piano
In 1998 Aya joined the Tokyo Jidougekidan acting troupe and began to appear in television commercials. She made her voice-acting debut with the anime Tenshi no Shippo three years later, but began to concentrate more on being a part of the U-15 idol group Springs.
After graduating high school in 2006 Aya Hirano began to work full-time as a voice actress and picked up several roles, including Suzumiya Haruhi in The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi. She performed several songs for the show, including the opening song, "Bouken Desho Desho?", whose CD single sold out on the day of release. After this role her popularity skyrocketed and she has since had roles in popular anime such as NANA and Death Note.
During April and May 2007 Aya appeared on the covers of 2 magazines THE 声優マガジン VOICHA in which Aya Hirano did some cosplay and in Seiyuu Grand Prix. She also appeared for the first time on NHK’s Anime Giga TV show.
* Aya Hirano spent some time in the United States during her childhood. She is also very interested in Egypt.
* Is close friends with Nakagawa Shouko.
*  First Voice Actor Newcomer Actress Award (Wiki.theppn)