On April 2, the 40-year-old Minori Chihara Voice and Singer Actress, announced through his personal blog that he will suspend his musical activities from next December 31. Chihara pointed out that she will continue with her activities as a voice actress.
Chihara wrote: «Today I would like to give an important announcement to all the people who have supported me. From my debut in 2004, I have been active as a voice actress as a singer. However, I have decided to take a break from my musical activities from next year. I will continue with my work as a voice actress. "
"The fact that I reached the forty years of age during the Covid-19 pandemic was something important to me, and in fact it made me rethink things. While thinking about the situation, I came to the conclusion that perhaps being an artist is not all that I represent. For this reason, with the aim of living a life with which he is satisfied, I would like to change theirs and challenge myself as I continue to bring smiles to those who have always supported me, "she added.
Chihara pointed out that his last live presentation will be made at the Kawaguchiko Stella Theater. "I have decided to present myself at the Kawaguchi Stellar Theater at an annual summer event. The presentation will be made on August 7 and 9 at an event entitled "Summer Champion 2021 ~ Minori Chihara Final Summer Live ~," she wrote.
Chihara added: "This will be my last live presentation before suspending my musical activities. I would like to reach as many people as possible at the same time as my team will ensure the restrictions on the Covid-19 pandemic. Even so, I would like you to come and see me if possible, I will give the best of me to show you my gratitude and love for all this time that I have supported me, and say goodbye with the hope of seeing us again in the future. "
Finally, Chihara has been recognized in the voice acting industry in protagonic roles such as Miku Izayoi in Date to Live, Toa in Dragonaut: The Resonance, Ekitoku Chouhi in Ikkitousen, Mitsuki Nase in Kyoukai No Kanata, Horizon Ariadust in Kyoukaisenjou No Horizon , Chiaki Minami in Minami-ke and Yuki Nagato in Suzumiya Haruhi No Yuuutsu.
Source: Oricon News