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Top Seiyuu of 2022: Yearly Polls Winners

The year 2022 had an insane roster of anime, that of course, wouldn’t be as amazing without insanely talented voice actors. From veteran names to promising rookies, we had a chance to enjoy some wonderful performances in the past year. And for the first time, Anime Corner decided to give you an opportunity to pick your favorite voice actors in 2022.

In a poll that ran from January 15 to 22 over 43,000 people voted and showed their support for the 30 talented nominees who showcased their excellent voice acting. The results are finally in, and here are the best seiyuu of 2022, according to your votes!

Top 15 Female Seiyuu of the Year | 2022 Ranking

1stAoi Koga9.74%
2ndSaori Hayami9.68%
3rdAtsumi Tanezaki9.18%
4thHina Suguta8.45%
5thYoshino Aoyama8.15%
6thFairouz Ai7.93%
7thSora Amamiya7.18%
8thChika Anzai7.17%
9thRie Takahashi5.77%
10thMiyuki Sawashiro5.69%
11thSaori Onishi5.44%
12thAyana Taketatsu5.13%
13thAkari Kito3.83%
14thKuno Misaki3.46%
15thShion Wakayama3.21%

Aoi Koga beat all the challenges and with her amazing roles, she was voted as the Best Female Seiyuu of 2022. She once again showcased her impeccable voice-acting prowess by reprising her most popular roles: Kaguya Shinomiya in Kaguya-sama: Love is War – Ultra Romantic and Komi Shoko from Komi Can’t Communicate Season 2.

Following her in second place is the two-time Seiyuu of the Season winner, Saori Hayami, who voiced a plethora of roles in 2022 which included Yor Forger in Spy x Family and Ruby Rose in RWBY: Ice Queendom. Meanwhile, Atsumi Tanezaki excitingly made her way to 3rd place, exhibiting her insane vocal range as the adorable Anya Forger from Spy x Family and Sajuna Inui from My Dress-Up Darling.

Hina Suguta claimed the 4th place as she voiced two gyaru characters last year: Marin Kitagawa in My Dress-Up Darling and Touko Kirigaya in BanG Dream! Morfonication. Wrapping up the top 5 is Yoshino Aoyama who played the role of everyone’s favorite introvert Hitori “Bocchi” Goto in Bocchi the Rock!.

Top 10 Female Seiyuu/Voice Actresses of the Year – 2022

Top 15 Male Seiyuu of the Year | 2022 Ranking

1stYuki Kaji16.37%
2ndNatsuki Hanae11.16%
3rdKikunosuke Toya8.81%
4thHiro Shimono7.26%
5thKatsuyuki Konishi6.58%
6thTakuya Eguchi6.36%
7thYoshitsugu Matsuoka6%
8thShoya Chiba5.41%
9thShoya Ishige5.39%
10thMakoto Furukawa5.07%
11thKaito Ishikawa4.96%
12thMasakazu Morita4.83%
13thRyota Osaka4.57%
14thNobunaga Shimazaki3.65%
15thSoma Saito3.58%

Yuki Kaji proved that he’s one of the most prominent voice actors of today as he secured the spot as the Best Male Seiyuu of 2022. With his impressive performance as Eren Yeager in Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 2 and Nishikata in Teasing Master Takagi-san 3, it is no question how he got the top spot. In second place is Natsuki Hanae; the renowned voice actor delivered a thrilling performance as Shinpei Ajiro in Summer Time Rendering and Tanjiro Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc.

While two well-known names occupied the top spots, the third place goes to a newcomer in the scene, Kikunosuke Toya who had a debut of a lifetime. Toya voiced Denji from the highly anticipated Chainsaw Man anime. Another veteran is in the 4th place: Hiro Shimono, who stood firmly as Dabi in My Hero Academia 6, Ryang-ha Song in Love of Kill and Mizuto Irido in My Stepmom’s Daughter Is My Ex.

To complete the top five, veteran voice actor Katsuyuki Konishi resoundingly secured 5th place after voicing the Sound Hashira, Tengen Uzui, in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc and Tokisada Kaga in Shinobi no Ittoki.

Top 10 Male Seiyuu/Voice Actors of the Year – 2022

Thank you for voting!

Again, 2022 had a stacked line-up of spectacular voice actor performances. All of them continuously put in the effort to bring our favorite characters to life and we can’t thank them enough for the hard work they have done this past year. We would also like to thank you for participating in our very first Seiyuu of the Year poll and we look forward to seeing you again at the next one!

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