Aya Hirano, renowned for her legendary role as Haruhi Suzumiya, speaks out concerning the many years of dying threats she’s caused by the anime community.
Haruhi Suzumiya’s voice actor, Aya Hirano, states she’s received dying threats in the anime community for more than ten years.
Initially as reported by Anime News Network, people from the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya fanbase began targeting Hirano in 2010 following a scandal revolving round her relationships using the male people of her band. The anime community also attacked Hirano after she spoke freely in regards to a personal dating preference for Japanese television stars. These threats endured despite Hirano largely abandoned voice acting in support of stage productions, and eventually led to an arrest of 1 individual in May 2011.
While Hirano no more makes voice acting a job priority, she still takes care of take periodic anime jobs. Her newer roles include Okachimachi in the action/comedy series Akiba Maid War, Dende in the film Dragon Ball Super: Superhero, Imai Nobume from Gintama: the ultimate and Popuko in episodes 1 and 12 of Pop Team Epic Season 2. Hirano lately required to Twitter to deal with the anime community’s continuous violent threats, assuring her fans that they remains unharmed, and that she’s fearful but additionally going to continue dealing with anime roles.
“It can make me afraid and never wish to be involved with that sort of world,” Hirano stated, “however i proceed since i only desire to focus my energy on carrying out a good performance with my roles. Knowing that, can you still say, ‘it’s your fault for pandering to otaku?’ I possibly could resolve this problem by quitting anime altogether, however i think that’s just turning a blind eye towards the problem. This is exactly why I made the decision to create this publish.”
Aya Hirano’s voice acting career started in 2001 together with her role as Saru no Momo in the romantic-comedy series Angel Tales. Since that time, she’s performed several legendary figures besides Haruhi, including Konata Izumi from Lucky Star, Lucy Heartfilla from Fairy Tail and Imai Nobume from Gintama. In Kyoto Animation’s The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya,” Hirano plays the titular character, an eccentric senior high school girl who would like to inhabit a global full of aliens, time travelers and espers. Wishing to create her world more thrilling, Haruhi results in a club known as the S.O.S Brigade with the aid of her reluctant classmate, Kyon. However, unknowingly to Haruhi, an alien, esper and time traveler finish up joining the club, informing Kyon they have been delivered to monitor Haruhi because she may really possess the forces of the God.
Source: Anime News Network