Virtual YouTuber Ruri Asano of the Asano Sisters Project is now a voice actress signed under Crocodile Co., Ltd. The personality happily announced her inclusion to the agency’s roster of talents live on YouTube.
Starting November 1, 2021, Asano joins Crocodile’s roster of talents including voice actresses Natsuko Hara, Yurie Kozakai, Chiaki Omigawa, and Rena Hasegawa.
As the Virtual YouTuber pursues her career as a voice actress, she tells her fans that her activities as a Virtual YouTuber will continue. She also thanks her fans for all their support.
Prior to her inclusion, Asano is cast as vampire princess Ecute of Dropkick on my Devil!! X after winning the final audition round, besting a thousand applicants. Her agency colleague Hasegawa joins the cast as Ecute’s instructor Atre.
Ruri Asano’s profile in brief
Ruri Asano is the most active member of the Asano Sisters Project based in Japan’s Hokuriku region. Together with her younger sister Akane Asano, they have 169,000 subscribers on their YouTube channel.
Previously, she played the role of Rumi Amaya in “Watanuki-san Chi to” which aired on TV Tokyo last year. The said TV series also starred fellow VTubers Tokino Sora (hololive production), Ao Hibiki, and Futaba Sarugakuchou.
Her other appearances include CyberStep’s Dawn of the Breakers role-playing game and the limited-time Virtual Snack bar in Tokyo. She also played a role in the visual novel Utsuro Nikki and the Thousand Memories mobile game. As part of Nippon TV’s V-Clan network, the Asano Sisters Project also takes part in concerts as well as TV shows.
Major Japanese VTubers who did voice acting roles
Before Asano, VTubers Kizuna Ai and Fuji Aoi performed roles for Mahou Shoujo Site as administrators Hachi and Juugo, respectively.