Minami Kuribayashi bigraphy, stories - Japanese voice actor and musician

Minami Kuribayashi : biography

1976 -

Her involvement in the game and anime Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, where she voiced the role of one of the characters, Haruka Suzumiya and performed and penned the theme songs and other songs relating to the series, has brought her much attention. Her single "Precious Memories", used as the opening theme song for the series' animated version was a success; it had a peak ranking of 17th place on the Oricon charts and charted for 13 weeks. She has since performed songs for other games and anime, including series such as Muv-Luv, Chrono Crusade, My-HiME, My-Otome, Kure-nai, and School Days.

Kuribayashi has performed as part of the group Wild 3nin Musume, whose other present members are Joy Max (a.k.a. Joy Max Maximum) and Kisho Taniyama (a.k.a. Jackie Yang). She also once paired with Chiaki Takahashi to form the group exige, where Takahashi was known as CT. Veronica. Also, she is part of Sound Horizon.

Discography

Solo

Singles

# Single information Sales
1st "Muv-Luv"
  • Released: April 3, 2002
  • From album: Overture'"
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #97
  • Theme song from: Muv-Luv
25,900
2nd "Kaze no Yukue/Yours"
  • Released: February 5, 2003
  • From album: Overture
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #62
  • Theme song from: Kimi ga Nozomu Eien
28,600
3rd "Precious Memories"
  • Released: October 29, 2003
  • From album: Overture
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #17
  • Theme song from: Kimi ga Nozomu Eien
55,000
4th "Hoshizora no Waltz"
  • Released: December 26, 2003
  • From album: Overture
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #28
  • Theme song from: Kimi ga Nozomu Eien
34,500
5th "Tsubasa wa Pleasure Line"
  • Released: January 21, 2004
  • From album: Passage
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #17
  • Theme song from: Chrno Crusade
51,500
6th "Shining Days"
  • Released: November 3, 2004
  • From album: Passage
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #18
  • Theme song from: My-HiME
52,000
7th "Beginning"
  • Released: February 23, 2005
  • From album: Passage
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #55
  • Theme song from: Akane Maniax
33,600
8th "Shining Days (Re-Product & Remix)"
  • Released: March 24, 2005
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #39
5,000
9th "Muv-Luv"
  • Released: August 10, 2005
  • From album: Passage
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #34
  • Theme song from: Muv-Luv
34,400
10th "Blue Treasure"
  • Released: August 24, 2005
  • From album: Passage
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #37
  • Theme song from: Tide-Line Blue
35,100
11th "Dream Wing"
  • Released: November 2, 2005
  • From album: Passage'
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #19
  • Theme song from: My-Otome'"
42,300
12th "Crystal Energy"
  • Released: February 22, 2006
  • From album: Fantastic Arrow
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #15
  • Theme song from: My-Otome
38,700
13th "Yell!"
  • Released: November 22, 2006
  • From album: dream link
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #20
  • Theme song from: Super Robot Wars Original Generation: Divine Wars
19,400
14th "United Force"
  • Released: May 22, 2007
  • From album: dream link
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #23
  • Theme song from: Kishin Taisen Gigantic Formula
20,800
15th "BUT, metamorphosis"
  • Released: December 26, 2007
  • From album: dream link
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #79
  • Theme song from: Cutie Honey: The Live
12,500
16th "Next Season/Sweet Passion"
  • Released: March 12, 2008
  • From album: dream link
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #39
  • Theme song from: Kimi ga Nozomu Eien ~Next Season~
15,100
17th "Love Jump"
  • Released: April 23, 2008
  • From album: dream link
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #36
  • Theme song from: Kure-nai
16,800
18th "Unripe Hero"
  • Released: July 23, 2008
  • From album: mind touch
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #33
  • Theme song from: Blassreiter
7,761
19th "Finality Blue"
  • Released: October 22, 2008
  • From album: mind touch
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #48
  • Theme song from: My-Otome 0~S.ifr~
6,116
20th "Sympathizer"
  • Released: January 21, 2009
  • From album: mind touch
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #22
  • Theme song from: Kurokami The Animation
10,446
21st "Miracle Fly"
  • Released: April 22, 2009
  • From album: mind touch
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #33
  • Theme song from: Sora Kake Girl
7,539+
22nd "earth trip"
  • Released: July 22, 2009
  • From album: mind touch
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: #87
  • Theme song from: Grandia Online
23rd "Unreal Paradise"
  • Released: October 21, 2009
  • From album: mind touch
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: 30
  • Theme song from: Kämpfer
24th "Meiya Kadenrou"
  • Released: January 27, 2010
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: 43
  • Theme song from: Katanagatari
25th "STRAIGHT JET"
  • Released: January 26, 2011
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: 16
  • Theme song from: IS (Infinite Stratos)
26th "Kimi no Naka no Eiyū"
  • Released: November 9, 2011
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: 14
  • Theme song from: Mobile Suit Gundam AGE
27th "HAPPY CRAZY BOX"
  • Released: April 25, 2012
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: 25
  • Theme song from: Medaka Box
28th "signs~Sakutsuki Hitoyo~"
  • Released: August 22, 2012
  • Label: Avex
  • Oricon top 200 position: 20
  • Theme song from: Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse
29th "BELIEVE"
  • Released: October 24, 2012
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: 35
  • Theme song from: Medaka Box Abnormal
30th "Doubt the World"
  • Released: November 28, 2012
  • Label: Avex
  • Oricon top 200 position: 28
  • Theme song from: Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse
31st "ZERO!!"
  • Released: April 24, 2013
  • Label: Lantis
  • Oricon top 200 position: 30
  • Theme song from: Hataraku Maou-sama!
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