Otakon is proud to announce that Aya Hirano, voice actress and vocalist, to appear and perform at Otakon 2012 as our Sunday musical guest.
Born in Aichi Prefecture, Aya Hirano began acting as a child in Japan, and as an adult had her big break in the The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya for which she provided many songs, including “God Knows.” She went on to perform the ending theme for other anime, such as Hyakko, and “Motteke! Sailor Fuku” for Lucky Star. As an actress, Ms. Hirano has had featured roles in shows such as Haruhi, Death Note, and Lucky Star, and has become a prominent figure in the anime world. A versatile performer, she can play an entire spectrum of roles ranging from a young child to a sexy woman, and even a boy. Other popular roles include Lumière from Kiddy Grade, Lucy in Fairy Tale, and Mamori in Eyeshield 21. Whether it’s in the field of music, narration, stage, or TV drama, Aya Hirano will continue to do great works in the future.
Otakon 2012 will be held July 27 – 29 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland.Aya Hirano Official website – http://www.ayahirano.jp/ Otakon Official website – http://www.otakon.com/