Ayane Sakura graces the front cover of the December 2023 issue of Seiyuu Grandprix to be released on November 10. This is the first solo appearance of Sakura on the cover of the magazine. The issue opens with a special feature entitled “CLOSE-UP: Sakura Ayane,” in which a long interview focuses on the appeal of Sakura, who has been very active in the industry.
In addition, the magazine has also included comments from those who have been closely involved with the featured voice actress and they include Koki Uchiyama, Inori Minase, Natsuki Hanae, Ai Kayano, Akari Kito, Yuuma Uchida, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Yuki Kaji, Aoi Yuki, Aya Suzaki, Minami Takahashi, Saori Hayami, Nao Toyama, Yoko Hikasa, Rina Hidaka, Daiki Yamashita, Minami Hamabe, Masafumi Mima, and Kazuhiro Wakabayashi.
Seiyuu Grandprix December 2023 issue will be available to purchase for 1,520 yen (~$10) on November 10, 2023. Special posters of Ayane Sakura come with the magazine if it is purchased from certain retailers. Additionally, Seiyuu Grandprix released a video of Sakura sharing her thoughts on her being on the front cover solo for the first time.
Meanwhile, voice actress and singer Yui Ogura who is going to release her latest single “Empty//Princess.” is on the back cover of the magazine. Other voice actors that the issue features are the following:
- Aya Uchida
- Reina Ueda
- Shiina Natsukawa
- Yuki Nakashima
- Nako Misaki
- Aoi Shota
- Keno Ito
- Wataru Hatano x Kotaro Nishiyama
- Chiaki Kobayashi x Ayumu Murase
- Toshiyuki Toyonaga
- Wataru Komada