Yōko Hikasa (日笠 陽子) is a Japanese voice actress and singer. She was born on July 16 1985 in Kanagawa Tokyo, Japan. She voices Mio Akiyama from K-ON! She is now affiliated with "I'm Enterprise". Her stage names are Hiyocchi (ひよっち) and Pikashanado (ぴかしゃなど).
Her Voice Acting and Singing career[edit | edit source]
After watching Sailor Moon, she was inspired to become a voice actor and eventually attended Nihon Narration Engi Kenkyūjo. She has a beautiful, energetic singing voice and typically plays mature, composed female characters, femme fatales, or Tsundere. Although she also lends her talents towards giving voice to manipulative or obnoxious characters.
Hikasa is best known for her role as Mio Akiyama in K-On!, and as such, has worked with Aki Toyosaki, Ayana Taketatsu, Satomi Sato, Kana Hanazawa, Shizuka Ito, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka and Yuuki Kaji in several other anime.
In September 2014, she released her first album titled Couleur.
Satsuki Yukino was typecast into almost the same roles as her in the early to mid 2000s.
Confirmed on her blog that she got married in 2015. Congratulations!
Other Roles[edit | edit source]
- Sketchbook ~full color's~ - Minamo Negishi
- Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians - Girl B
- Ghost Hound - Primary School Girl B
- Persona: Trinity Soul
- Monochrome Factor - Female Student
- Asura Cryin' - Ritsu Shioizumi, Kotori Arayashiki
- K-On! - Mio Akiyama
- Tetsuwan Birdy: Decode 02 - Witch
- Luminous Arc 3 - Angel Miria
- Toradora! - Female Student A
- Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Purezza - Iwai Hinasaki, Yayoi Kayahara
- Basquash! - Child B
- Umineko no Naku Koro ni - Satan
- Chu-Bra!! - Kiyono Amahara
- The Qwaser of Stigmata - Hana Katsuragi
- Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaō - Junko Hattori
- K-On!! - Mio Akiyama
- WORKING!! - Izumi Takanashi
- Seikimatsu Occult Gakuin - Maya Kumashiro
- Seitokai Yakuindomo - Shino Amakusa
- Giri Giri Airu Village - Nyasuta
- Sora no Otoshimono Forte - Hiyori Kazane
- IS (Infinite Stratos) - Hōuki Shinonono
- Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? - Seraphim
- Beelzebub - Azusa Fujisaki
- Rio: Rainbow Gate! - Linda
- Dog Days - Brioche d'Arquien
- Moshidora - Minami Kawashima
- Nurarihyon no Mago: Sennen Makyou - The Daughter of Kyokotsu
- Ro-Kyu-Bu! - Saki Nagatsuka
- The Qwaser of Stigmata II - Hana Kasuragi
- Working'!! - Izumi Takanashi
- High School DxD - Rias Gremory
- Inu x Boku SS - Nobara Yukinokouji
- Code: Breaker - Sakurakouji Sakura
- Gokujyo. - Akabane Aya
- Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou - Yasu
- Hayate The Combat Butler! CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU - Kayura Tsurugino
- Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? Of the Dead - Seraphim
- Campione! - Erica Brandelli
- Hayate The Combat Butler! Cuties - Kayura Tsurugino
- Senki Zesshou Symphogear G - Maria Cadenzavna Eve
- Bladedance of Elementalers - Restia Ashdoll
- Senki Zesshou Symphogear GX - Maria Cadenzavna Eve
- Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibōgamine Gakuen - Kyoko Kirigiri
- Senki Zesshou Symphogear AXZ - Maria Cadenzavna Eve
- BanG Dream! Second Season! - Tomoe Udagawa
- Senki Zesshou Symphogear XV - Maria Cadenzavna Eve
Drama CD[edit | edit source]
- Watashi ni xx Shinasai! - Yukina Himuro
- Karneval - Tsubaki
OVA[edit | edit source]
- Final Fantasy VII Advent Children - Edge Citizen
Movies[edit | edit source]
- Keroro Gunso the Super Movie 3: Keroro vs. Keroro Great Sky Duel - Woman C
- Sora no Otoshimono the Movie: The Angeloid of Clockwork - Hiyori Kazane
- K-On!: The Movie - Mio Akiyama
- Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven Is a Place on Earth - Kayura Tsurugino
- BanG Dream! FILM LIVE - Tomoe Udagawa
Games[edit | edit source]
- Black Rock Shooter - Shizu
- Ken to Mahou to Gakuen Mono - Female Gnome
- Granado Espada - Berroniff
- MegaZone 23: Part III - Mami Nakagawa
- Hakuisei Renai Shoukougun - Nagisa Fujisawa
- Dangan-Ronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei - Kirigiri Kyouko
- L@ve once - Meru Toritome
- Lollipop Chainsaw - Juliet Starling (Japanese PlayStation 3 Version)
- BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! - Tomoe Udagawa
Dubbing[edit | edit source]
- American Graffiti - Carol (Mackenzie Phillips)
- Without a Trace - Becky
- Scream 4 - Jill Roberts (Emma Roberts)
Singles & albums[edit | edit source]
As the voice actress for Mio Akiyama in K-on, she participated to four singles and two albums.
- "Cagayake! Girls" ranked #2 on Japanese Oricon singles charts.
- "Don't say 'lazy'" ranked #3 on Oricon singles charts and was awarded *Animation Kobe's "Best Song" award.
- "Light and Fluffy Time" (ふわふわ時間?) ranked #3 on Oricon singles charts.
- "Mio Akiyama" (秋山澪?) ranked #2 on Oricon singles charts.
- Hōkago Teatime (放課後ティータイム?) ranked #1 on Oricon albums charts.
- "Rhythm Dimension" along with Shiina-Tactix.