Ritsu Tainaka in the K-On! anime series and films also had more than 20 other roles to her name.
She was a student at Tokyo Announces Gakuin, the performing arts college established by Tokyo Broadcasting System.
She also released an album and several chart-toppings singles as her Tainaka character of K-On!
She was born in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.
Vic Mignogna was another popular anime voice actor - he provided the English dubbing of many of anime's most popular characters.