Rie Tanaka

Rie Tanaka is a Japanese voice actress and singer. Notable among her numerous roles in anime are Lacus Clyne in Mobile Suit Gundam Seed and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny, Chi in Chobits, Hikari Kujou/Shiny Luminous in Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart, Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke in Strike Witches and Suigintou in the anime adaptation of Rozen Maiden. In video games, she provides the voice of title character Neptune in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise, Morrigan Aensland in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Project X Zone, Sesshoin Kiara in Fate/Extra and Fate/Grand Order, and Mitsuru Kirijo in Persona 3.

Music career

As well as being an actress, Tanaka is also a singer. Tanaka has released three albums: Garnet, 24 Wishes and Kokoro, but did not gain much success. Tanaka is also a member of the Steel Angels, a singing trio composed of the three lead voice actors of Steel Angel Kurumi, together with Atsuko Enomoto and Masayo Kurata. Tanaka published a photo collection called Irodorie in May 2008.

Personal life

Tanaka married fellow Japanese voice actor Kōichi Yamadera on June 17, 2011. She had a fan club called Cafe de Rie that ran until 2013. On June 23, 2013, a man with a knife intruded a Neptunia promotion where Tanaka was present, yelling "Give me Tanaka! I am the victim!" In the hustle Tanaka fell and bruised her knee. After the incident, she took a break from Twitter and later returned in 2014. In August 2019, Tanaka and Yamadera announced they have filed for divorce.




Video games


Drama CDs



Songs anime/video games

Raison d'être

Released May 22, 2002, Victor Entertainment.
  1. Raison d'être
  2. Hitomi no Tunnel
  3. Raison d'être

    Ningyo Hime

Released August 21, 2002, Victor Entertainment.
  1. Ningyo Hime
  2. Soshite Sekai wa Kyomo Hajimaru -Chii Ver.-
  3. Kata Koto no Koi -Chii Ver.-
  4. Ningyo Hime

    Yasashii Jikan no Naka de

Released August 10, 2009, label unknown.
  1. Yasashii Jikan no Naka de
  2. Yasashii Jikan no Naka de
  3. Yasashii Jikan no Naka de ~Instrumental~



Released February 7, 2001, Aniplex Music.
  1. Eien ni Shinyu
  2. Boku wa kimi ga suki
  3. Have You Never Been Mellow
  4. KISS Kara Hajimaru Miracle
  5. Like a favorite song
  6. garnet
  7. Umi no mieru oka de
  8. Anata ni nita hito
  9. SKY
  10. Tadaima

    24 wishes

Released January 3, 2003, Victor Entertainment.


Release: October 20, 2010, Geneon Universal.
  1. Let it be
  2. Dilemma
  3. in or out?
  4. Tsuki to Dance
  6. Ningyo Hime no Namida
  7. FRAME
  8. Kokoro
  9. Sora Tobu Pierrot
  10. Orange

    Mini albums

Chara de Rie

Released September 10, 2003, Victor Entertainment. The album reached #34 on Oricon weekly chart and stayed on charts in 4 weeks.
  1. Katakoto no Koi -Chii Ver.-
  2. Let Me Be With You -Chii Ver.-
  3. Soshite Sekai wa Kyou mo Hajimaru -Chii Ver.-
  4. Mizu no Akashi -Acoustic Ver.-
  5. Shizuka na Yoru ni
  6. JUDY