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Describe Mamoru Miyano here.
Tall, handsome, gentleman. Ok, maybe the last one was an exaggeration. But, in an industry not known for having men with killer looks, this lad is one of them. His vocal range is impressive, going from a clueless sailor who was caught up in the war between Exorcists and Akuma (as Chaozii), to the Magnificent Bastard known as Light Yagami in Death Note, to the Idiot Hero Bishounen Tamaki of Ouran High School Host Club.
Before becoming a seiyu he was a musical stage actor, having performed in The Prince of Tennis musicals as Fudomine player Tetsu Ishida. His very first voice acting role was Riku of Kingdom Hearts, and his career just kept going from there. Recently, he lends his voice to Gym Leader Dent of Pokémon and Shin Kamiya in Tekken: Blood Vengeance.
He's known to work alongside Maaya Sakamoto as well but sadly married another girl (she herself married their fellow seiyuu Kenichi Suzumura recently). He and Sakamoto most recently appeared together in Tekken: Blood Vengeance.
In December 2008, he announced that he was to be married and his then fiancée was pregnant (a big deal for him, since health problems were this close to rendering poor Miyano sterile). This produced a nerd rage by his rabid Fangirls which was a sight to behold. Only the Japanese fangirls, however; the American ones congratulated him several times over. And when the American fans found out about the Japanese wankage... boy, were they pissed. Which counts as a Crowning Moment of Awesome for American anime fandom.
Notable roles by Mamoru Miyano:
- Light Yagami in Death Note
- Setsuna F. Seiei in Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (I AM GUNDAM!)
- Riku in Kingdom Hearts
- Chaozii Han in D.Gray-man
- Tamaki Suoh in Ouran High School Host Club
- Alucard in Castlevania Judgment (replacing Ryotaro Okiayu, possibly because of casting Yuri Lowenthal as Alucard in the PSP port of Symphony of the Night, which requires a more 'youngster' voice)
- Ling Yao in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
- Death the Kid in Soul Eater
- Kiba in Wolf's Rain
- Flynn Scifo in Tales of Vesperia
- Rikuson Hakugen (Lu Xun) in Koutetsu Sangokushi (Romance of the Three Kingdoms with Wu as main kingdom, and Ho Yay dialled Up to Eleven)
- Sousou Motoku (Cao Cao) in Souten Kouro (Romance of the Three Kingdoms with Wei as main kingdom, and has Historical Hero Upgrade)
- Nite Owl II (Patrick Wilson) in the Japanese dub of Watchmen.
- Pharaoh Abidos in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX
- Zero and Ichiru Kiryu from Vampire Knight.
- Roddick Farrence in Star Ocean: First Departure
- Atsuki Saijo in Lux-Pain
- Masaomi Kida in Durarara
- Hisashi Igou in Highschool of the Dead
- Riku Aoba in Tokimeki Memorial ~ Only Love
- Dent (Cilan) in Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes
- Kuon Sumeragi in Daemon Bride
- Takuto Tsunashi in Star Driver
- Kento Miura in Kimi ni Todoke
- Sho Fuwa in Skip Beat
- Ignis in Final Fantasy Versus XIII
- Rintaro Okabe in Steins;Gate
- Shinku Izumi in Dog Days
- Shiki Kagurazaka in Starry Sky
- Ultraman Zero in Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legend and Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial
- Shirou Fubuki and his deceased twin brother Atsuya in Inazuma Eleven
- Yu Kaneshiro "The Wizard" in Ben-To
- Taichi Mashima in Chihayafuru
- Rider (Perseus) in Fate/Prototype
- Zange Natsume in Inu X Boku SS
- Kouga Amagi in Zetman
- Kuro in Kurozuka