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| ''Name'': || 今井 麻美 (いまい あさみ)
 
| ''Name'': || 今井 麻美 (いまい あさみ)
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| ''Nickname'': || ミンゴス (Mingosu)
 
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| ''Birthplace'': || Tokyo, Japan
 
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| ''Birthdate'': || May 16, 1977
 
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| ''Age'': || 36
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| ''Height'': || 158cm
 
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| ''Blood'': || O
 
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| ''Agency'': || [[wikipedia:Early Wing|EARLY WING]]
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| ''Agency'': || EARLY WING<ref>[http://www.earlywing.co.jp]</ref>
 
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| ''Occupations'': || Voice Actress,<br> Singer
 
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Asami Imai (今井麻美), often called by her nicknames "Mingos", "Asamingos P" or "Asa-chan", is the voice actress for the idol [[Chihaya Kisaragi]].
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Asami Imai (今井麻美) is the voice actress for the idol [[Chihaya Kisaragi]].
  
Born on may 16th 1977 in Yamaguchi Prefecture's Tokuyama and currently living in Saitama Prefecture's Chichibu, she studied and graduated from Tokuyama High School and Meiji University's Literature department. She debuted in 1997 in a drama CD released by [[wikipedia:Enix|Enix]] (then called Square-Enix) titled Toki no Daichi.
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Asami has also voiced other characters in ''THE iDOLM@STER'' series such as:
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* Yuu Kisaragi, Chihaya's younger brother in [[THE iDOLM@STER (anime)|the 2011 anime]]
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Asami also has a solo singing career.
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== Life and Career ==
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Asami Imai, often called by her nicknames "Mingos", "Asamingos P" or "Asa-chan", was born on May 16th, 1977 in Yamaguchi Prefecture's Tokuyama, where she studied and graduated from Tokuyama High School and Meiji University's Literature department, majoring in Drama and Theatre Arts. She currently lives in Saitama Prefecture's Chichibu. She debuted in 1997 in a drama CD released by [[wikipedia:Enix|Enix]] (then called Square-Enix) titled Toki no Daichi.
  
 
She quit her agency, [[wikipedia: Arts Vision|ARTSVISION]], in 2007, and moved onto the agency Kaleidoscope. It's unknown whether or not this had anything to do with the ARTSVISION Scandal<ref>{{cite web |title=Arts Vision Chairman Arrested for Sexual Assault |url=http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2007-05-28/av-chairman-arrested |date=2007-05-28}}</ref>.<br>
 
She quit her agency, [[wikipedia: Arts Vision|ARTSVISION]], in 2007, and moved onto the agency Kaleidoscope. It's unknown whether or not this had anything to do with the ARTSVISION Scandal<ref>{{cite web |title=Arts Vision Chairman Arrested for Sexual Assault |url=http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2007-05-28/av-chairman-arrested |date=2007-05-28}}</ref>.<br>
  
 
Her hobbies and special talents include forest walking, writing song lyrics and massages<ref>{{cite web |title=今井麻美プロフィール|url=http://www.klsp.jp/profile/imai/}}</ref>.
 
Her hobbies and special talents include forest walking, writing song lyrics and massages<ref>{{cite web |title=今井麻美プロフィール|url=http://www.klsp.jp/profile/imai/}}</ref>.
 
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== Radio Participation ==
Asami Imai has starred in a solo CD, as well as being cast in various games, radio shows, internet TV shows and animes including those listed below.
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=== Radio Host ===
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[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO]]: Host<br>
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[[THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!!]]: Host until Episode 88<br>
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[[Radio de iM@SHOW!]]: Member of '''TORICO''' and '''Engage!'''<br>
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[[THE iDOLM@STER Radio For You!]]: Member of '''you-i'''<br>
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[[iM@STUDIO]]: Host<br>
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=== Guest Appearances ===
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[[THE iDOLM@STER P.S. Producer]]: Appeared on Broadcast 10, 11, 20 and 21<br>
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[[Radio de iM@CHU!!]]: Appeared on Broadcast 33 and 34<br>
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[[Dereraji]]: Appeared on Broadcast 17<br>
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[[THE IDOLM@STER MILLION RADIO!]]: Appeared on Broadcast 60
 
== Recorded Solos (iM@S solos only) ==
 
== Recorded Solos (iM@S solos only) ==
 
[[7 colors]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME]]''<br>
 
[[7 colors]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME]]''<br>
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[[AEIUEOA!]] on ''[[AEIUEOA! (single)]]''<br>
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[[Ai Oboete Imasu Ka]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO TOP×TOP!]]''<br>
 
[[Anata no Hitokoto]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER Radio For You! Vol. 2]]''<br>
 
[[Anata no Hitokoto]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER Radio For You! Vol. 2]]''<br>
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[[Angel Night ~Tenshi no Iru Bashou~]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! SECOND TRAVEL ~Seaside Date~]]''<br>
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[[Chijou no Hoshi]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO COLORFUL MEMORIES]]''<br>
 
[[FO(U)R]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER Radio For You! Vol. 2]]''<br>
 
[[FO(U)R]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER Radio For You! Vol. 2]]''<br>
[[Gekka Matsuri ~la festa sotto la luna~]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO]]''<br>
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[[Gekkasai ~la festa sotto la luna~]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO]]''<br>
 
[[Gift]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME]]''<br>
 
[[Gift]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME]]''<br>
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[[Hitotsu Dake]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! THIRD TRAVEL WANTED]]''<br>
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[[KISS Shite]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO COLORFUL MEMORIES]]''<br>
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[[Koe ga Kikoeru]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO TOP×TOP!]]''<br>
 
[[SHADOWLESS]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! FIRST TRAVEL]]''<br>
 
[[SHADOWLESS]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! FIRST TRAVEL]]''<br>
[[Shijitsu no Shi]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO Uta Doujou]]''<br>
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[[Shinjitsu no Uta]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO Uta Doujou]]''<br>
[[Sora no Ketsu Hen]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO Uta Doujou]]''<br>
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[[Sora no Kakera]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO Uta Doujou]]''<br>
 
[[Still Love]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO VOCAL MASTER]]''<br>
 
[[Still Love]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO VOCAL MASTER]]''<br>
[[Tokimeki no Doukasen]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! SECOND TRAVEL ~Seaside Date~]]''
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[[Tokimeki no Doukasen]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! SECOND TRAVEL ~Seaside Date~]]''<br>
 
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[[Tsuki no Shizuku]] on ''[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO TOP×TOP!]]''
== Roles ==
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''Agatha Christie no Meitantei Poirot to Marple'' as Waitress in episode 3<br>
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''Akane Maniax (OAV)'' as Female student in episode 1<br>
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''BLAZBLUE: CONTINUUM SHIFT'' as Yayoi Tsubaki<br>
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''burst error: EVE the 1st'' as Kyouko Himuro (PSP)<br>
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''Charger Girl Ju-den Chan''  as Bloody Selica  <br>
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''Comic Party '' as girl in episode 13<br>
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''Corpse Party'' as Ayumi Shinozaki<br>
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''D.C. ~Da Capo~''  as Child in episode 23; Student in episode 22<br>
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''Figure 17''  as Nanami Nakajima<br>
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''Galaxy Angel''  as Boy B ; Hitchhiker Boy (ep 21)<br>
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''Getbackers''  as nurse <br>
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''Inuyasha''  as Florist <br>
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''Jigoku Shoujo Mitsuganae'' as Momota Masako<br>
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''Kaleido Star'' as Female Customer<br>
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''Knight Hunters Eternity'' (eps 7 & 9)
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''Kokoro Library'' as Librarian <br>
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''The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker'' (other voices)<br>
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''Lime-iro Ryuukitan X''  as Shuro Naoe<br>
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''Luminous Arc 2: Will'' as Fatima<br>
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''Luminous Arc 3: EYES'' as Sei Majo Shival<br>
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''LUX-PAIN'' as Lil<br>
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''Mahoromatic - Automatic Maiden'' as Ando; Clerk at Chinese Restaurant <br>
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''Midori Days'' as Female student B ; Lover <br>
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''Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat''  as Kitten; Kitten B<br>
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''Parappa the Rapper''  as Child in episode 25<br>
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''Petite Princess Yucie'' as Student B <br>
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''Pita Ten'' as Ken <br>
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''Pretear'' as A-ko (ep 1)<br>
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''Princess Tutu'' as Townsperson C <br>
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''Samurai Deeper Kyo'' as Little Kotaro; Sayuka's Handmaid; waitress<br>
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''Shin Koihime†Musou'' as Kakuha (Rin)<br>
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''Shrine of the Morning Mist'' as Kukiko Sonoda<br>
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''Steins;Gate'' as Kurisu Makise<br>
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''Strait Jacket'' as Rachel Hammond<br>
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''Touch: Cross Road - Kaze no Yuku'' as Girl C
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== Concert Performances ==
 
== Concert Performances ==
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|[[arcadia]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN NAGOYA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN OSAKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN TOKYO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 2009 H@ppy Christm@s P@rty!!]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN SAPPORO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls + SHINY FESTA Special Party]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ NAGOYA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ YOKOHAMA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ MAKUHARI]]<br>
 
|[[arcadia]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN NAGOYA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN OSAKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN TOKYO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 2009 H@ppy Christm@s P@rty!!]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN SAPPORO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls + SHINY FESTA Special Party]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ NAGOYA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ YOKOHAMA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ MAKUHARI]]<br>
 
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|[[Nemuri Hime]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!! (BD,DVD)|THE IDOLM@STER 2 765pro H@PPINESS NEW YE@R P@RTY!! 2011]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN TOKYO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN SAPPORO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN FUKUOKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN OSAKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 7th ANNIVERSARY 765PRO ALLSTARS Minna to Issho!! (BD,DVD)|THE IDOLM@STER 7th ANNIVERSARY 765PRO ALLSTARS Minna to Issho!!]]<br>
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|[[Nemurihime]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!! (BD,DVD)|THE IDOLM@STER 2 765pro H@PPINESS NEW YE@R P@RTY!! 2011]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN TOKYO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN SAPPORO]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN FUKUOKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN OSAKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 7th ANNIVERSARY 765PRO ALLSTARS Minna to Issho!! (BD,DVD)|THE IDOLM@STER 7th ANNIVERSARY 765PRO ALLSTARS Minna to Issho!!]]<br>
 
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|[[Fly High!]]||[[EXTRA: HYPER GAME MUSIC EVENT 2008]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!! (BD,DVD)|THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!!]]<br>
 
|[[Fly High!]]||[[EXTRA: HYPER GAME MUSIC EVENT 2008]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!! (BD,DVD)|THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!!]]<br>
 
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|[[SnowWhite]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ FUKUOKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ MAKUHARI]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER Million Live! Lawson Campaign Special Party]]<br>
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|[[Snow White]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ FUKUOKA]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ MAKUHARI]]<br>[[THE IDOLM@STER Million Live! Lawson Campaign Special Party]]<br>
 
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|[[7 colors]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live]]<br>
 
|[[7 colors]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live]]<br>
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|[[Mata, Hajimeyou.]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live]]<br>
 
|[[Mata, Hajimeyou.]]||[[THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live]]<br>
 
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== Other Roles ==
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''Agatha Christie no Meitantei Poirot to Marple'' as Waitress in episode 3<br>
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''Akane Maniax (OAV)'' as Female student in episode 1<br>
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''BLAZBLUE: CONTINUUM SHIFT'' as Yayoi Tsubaki<br>
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''burst error: EVE the 1st'' as Kyouko Himuro (PSP)<br>
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''Charger Girl Ju-den Chan''  as Bloody Selica  <br>
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''Comic Party '' as girl in episode 13<br>
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''Corpse Party'' as Ayumi Shinozaki<br>
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''D.C. ~Da Capo~''  as Child in episode 23; Student in episode 22<br>
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''Figure 17''  as Nanami Nakajima<br>
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''Galaxy Angel''  as Boy B ; Hitchhiker Boy (ep 21)<br>
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''Getbackers''  as nurse <br>
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''Inuyasha''  as Florist <br>
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''Jigoku Shoujo Mitsuganae'' as Momota Masako<br>
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''Kaleido Star'' as Female Customer<br>
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''Kiss x Sis'' as Yuuzuki Kiryuu<br>
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''Knight Hunters Eternity'' (eps 7 & 9)
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''Kokoro Library'' as Librarian <br>
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''The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker'' (other voices)<br>
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''The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess'' (other voices)<br>
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''Lime-iro Ryuukitan X''  as Shuro Naoe<br>
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''Luminous Arc 2: Will'' as Fatima<br>
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''Luminous Arc 3: EYES'' as Sei Majo Shival<br>
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''LUX-PAIN'' as Lil<br>
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''Mahoromatic - Automatic Maiden'' as Ando; Clerk at Chinese Restaurant <br>
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''Midori Days'' as Female student B ; Lover <br>
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''Neptunia Franchise'' as Noire <br>
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''Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat''  as Kitten; Kitten B<br>
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''Parappa the Rapper''  as Child in episode 25<br>
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''Petite Princess Yucie'' as Student B <br>
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''Pita Ten'' as Ken <br>
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''Pretear'' as A-ko (ep 1)<br>
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''Princess Tutu'' as Townsperson C <br>
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''Puyo Puyo'' series as Ringo <br>
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''Samurai Deeper Kyo'' as Little Kotaro; Sayuka's Handmaid; waitress<br>
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''Shin Koihime†Musou'' as Kakuha (Rin)<br>
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''Shrine of the Morning Mist'' as Kukiko Sonoda<br>
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''Steins;Gate'' as Kurisu Makise<br>
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''Strait Jacket'' as Rachel Hammond<br>
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''Touch: Cross Road - Kaze no Yuku'' as Girl C
  
 
==Non-iDOLM@STER related songs==
 
==Non-iDOLM@STER related songs==
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*''kissing a dream'', a track on the LE insert of the OST of Taisho Yakyu Musume PSP; ''Taisho Yakyuu Musume PSP'' Theme Song<br>
 
*''kissing a dream'', a track on the LE insert of the OST of Taisho Yakyu Musume PSP; ''Taisho Yakyuu Musume PSP'' Theme Song<br>
 
*''Shinsou''; ''BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II'' Opening Song<br>
 
*''Shinsou''; ''BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II'' Opening Song<br>
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*''Harmonia of Venus''; ''HyperDimension Neptunia U'' Opening Song<br>
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*''Shikkoku no Sustain''; ''Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart'' Opening Song<br>
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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*Asami Imai has a spot in the top 57 of the most beautiful [[wikipedia:Seiy%C5%AB|seiyuus]] list, featured in the August 2009 volume of Circus Max<ref>{{cite web |title=August 2009 volume of Circus Max|url=http://www.kk-bestsellers.com/magazine/circus_max/index.htm|date=2009-08}}</ref>. The people in the list were chosen by the male readers of the magazine. The exact spot for each seiyuu is unknown.
 
*Asami Imai has a spot in the top 57 of the most beautiful [[wikipedia:Seiy%C5%AB|seiyuus]] list, featured in the August 2009 volume of Circus Max<ref>{{cite web |title=August 2009 volume of Circus Max|url=http://www.kk-bestsellers.com/magazine/circus_max/index.htm|date=2009-08}}</ref>. The people in the list were chosen by the male readers of the magazine. The exact spot for each seiyuu is unknown.
  
*Asami Imai has a huge thing for the [[wikipedia:Pokémon|Pokémon]] [http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Slowpoke Slowpoke]. Recently, in the IM@S radio station when they were talking about the release of the [[wikipedia:Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver|HeartGold and SoulSilver]] games, she stated that her favorite Pokémon was Slowpoke, always stealing and finding all the Slowpoke cards she can get as well as collecting all the figures and toys for it.
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*Asami Imai has a huge thing for the [[wikipedia:Pokémon|Pokémon]] [http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Slowpoke Slowpoke]. In an IM@S radio station when the seiyuus were talking about the release of the [[wikipedia:Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver|HeartGold and SoulSilver]] games, she stated that her favorite Pokémon was Slowpoke, always stealing and finding all the Slowpoke cards she can get as well as collecting all the figures and toys for it.
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*Asami Imai is known to be good friends with [[Yukiyo Fujii]], [[Megumi Tokoro]]'s voice actress.
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://blog.livedoor.jp/ubiquitous777 ★UBIQUITOUS★ASAMI IMAI] Asami Imai's personal blog, also accessible from [http://www.imaiasami.com/ http://www.imaiasami.com]
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* [http://blog.livedoor.jp/ubiquitous777 ★UBIQUITOUS★ASAMI IMAI] Asami Imai's personal blog, also formerly accessible from [http://www.imaiasami.com/ http://www.imaiasami.com], which is now a dead link.
 
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Latest revision as of 00:51, 6 January 2020

Asami Imai
AsamiImaiAnimePhotoshoot.jpg
Voice Actress Profile
Name: 今井 麻美 (いまい あさみ)
Nickname: ミンゴス (Mingosu)
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Birthdate: May 16, 1977
Age: 42
Height: 158cm
Blood: O
Agency: EARLY WING[1]
Occupations: Voice Actress,
Singer
External Links
Official Website
Blog
Twitter

Asami Imai (今井麻美) is the voice actress for the idol Chihaya Kisaragi.

Asami has also voiced other characters in THE iDOLM@STER series such as:

Asami also has a solo singing career.

Life and Career

Asami Imai, often called by her nicknames "Mingos", "Asamingos P" or "Asa-chan", was born on May 16th, 1977 in Yamaguchi Prefecture's Tokuyama, where she studied and graduated from Tokuyama High School and Meiji University's Literature department, majoring in Drama and Theatre Arts. She currently lives in Saitama Prefecture's Chichibu. She debuted in 1997 in a drama CD released by Enix (then called Square-Enix) titled Toki no Daichi.

She quit her agency, ARTSVISION, in 2007, and moved onto the agency Kaleidoscope. It's unknown whether or not this had anything to do with the ARTSVISION Scandal[2].

Her hobbies and special talents include forest walking, writing song lyrics and massages[3].

Radio Participation

Radio Host

THE IDOLM@STER RADIO: Host
THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!!: Host until Episode 88
Radio de iM@SHOW!: Member of TORICO and Engage!
THE iDOLM@STER Radio For You!: Member of you-i
iM@STUDIO: Host

Guest Appearances

THE iDOLM@STER P.S. Producer: Appeared on Broadcast 10, 11, 20 and 21
Radio de iM@CHU!!: Appeared on Broadcast 33 and 34
Dereraji: Appeared on Broadcast 17
THE IDOLM@STER MILLION RADIO!: Appeared on Broadcast 60

Recorded Solos (iM@S solos only)

7 colors on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME
AEIUEOA! on AEIUEOA! (single)
Ai Oboete Imasu Ka on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO TOP×TOP!
Anata no Hitokoto on THE IDOLM@STER Radio For You! Vol. 2
Angel Night ~Tenshi no Iru Bashou~ on THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! SECOND TRAVEL ~Seaside Date~
Chijou no Hoshi on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO COLORFUL MEMORIES
FO(U)R on THE IDOLM@STER Radio For You! Vol. 2
Gekkasai ~la festa sotto la luna~ on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO
Gift on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME
Hitotsu Dake on THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! THIRD TRAVEL WANTED
KISS Shite on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO COLORFUL MEMORIES
Koe ga Kikoeru on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO TOP×TOP!
SHADOWLESS on THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! FIRST TRAVEL
Shinjitsu no Uta on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO Uta Doujou
Sora no Kakera on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO Uta Doujou
Still Love on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO VOCAL MASTER
Tokimeki no Doukasen on THE IDOLM@STER STATION!!! SECOND TRAVEL ~Seaside Date~
Tsuki no Shizuku on THE IDOLM@STER RADIO TOP×TOP!

Concert Performances

THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN NAGOYA
THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN OSAKA
THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN TOKYO
THE IDOLM@STER TCG Bushiroad Card Game Live
THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live
IDOLM@STER DS Special Stage Tokyo Game Show Event
THE IDOLM@STER 2009 H@ppy Christm@s P@rty!!
THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!!
THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!!
THE IDOLM@STER 7th ANNIVERSARY 765PRO ALLSTARS Minna to Issho!!
THE IDOLM@STER TGS SPECIAL EVENT 03

Solo Concert Performances

Song Concert
Aoi Tori THE IDOLM@STER Mini Live in Tokyo Anime Expo
THE IDOLM@STER 1st ANNIVERSARY LIVE
THE IDOLM@STER 3rd ANNIVERSARY Go to the NEW STAGE!!
THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!!
Machi ★ Asobi vol.11
GO MY WAY!! (REM@STER-B) THE IDOLM@STER 2009 H@ppy Christm@s P@rty!!
Me ga Au Toki THE IDOLM@STER 3rd ANNIVERSARY Go to the NEW STAGE!!
THE IDOLM@STER GREAT PARTY Go to the NEXT STAGE!! @ TOKYO
THE IDOLM@STER GREAT PARTY Go to the NEXT STAGE!! @ OSAKA
THE IDOLM@STER GREAT PARTY Go to the NEXT STAGE!! @ TOKYO+
THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN NAGOYA
THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN OSAKA
THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN TOKYO
Matane THE IDOLM@STER DS Special Stage Tokyo Game Show Event
Yakusoku THE IDOLM@STER 7th ANNIVERSARY 765PRO ALLSTARS Minna to Issho!!
THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ NAGOYA
arcadia THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN NAGOYA
THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN OSAKA
THE IDOLM@STER 4th ANNIVERSARY PARTY SPECIAL DREAM TOUR’S!! IN TOKYO
THE IDOLM@STER 2009 H@ppy Christm@s P@rty!!
THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN SAPPORO
THE IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls + SHINY FESTA Special Party
THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ NAGOYA
THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ YOKOHAMA
THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ MAKUHARI
Nemurihime THE IDOLM@STER 2 765pro H@PPINESS NEW YE@R P@RTY!! 2011
THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN TOKYO
THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN SAPPORO
THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN FUKUOKA
THE IDOLM@STER 6th ANNIVERSARY SMILE SUMMER FESTIV@L!! IN OSAKA
THE IDOLM@STER 7th ANNIVERSARY 765PRO ALLSTARS Minna to Issho!!
Fly High! EXTRA: HYPER GAME MUSIC EVENT 2008
THE IDOLM@STER 5th ANNIVERSARY The world is all one!!
Snow White THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ FUKUOKA
THE IDOLM@STER 8th ANNIVERSARY HOP! STEP!! FESTIV@L!!! @ MAKUHARI
THE IDOLM@STER Million Live! Lawson Campaign Special Party
7 colors THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live
Gift THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live
Mata, Hajimeyou. THE IDOLM@STER RADIO LONG TIME acoustic mini-live

Other Roles

Agatha Christie no Meitantei Poirot to Marple as Waitress in episode 3
Akane Maniax (OAV) as Female student in episode 1
BLAZBLUE: CONTINUUM SHIFT as Yayoi Tsubaki
burst error: EVE the 1st as Kyouko Himuro (PSP)
Charger Girl Ju-den Chan as Bloody Selica
Comic Party as girl in episode 13
Corpse Party as Ayumi Shinozaki
D.C. ~Da Capo~ as Child in episode 23; Student in episode 22
Figure 17 as Nanami Nakajima
Galaxy Angel as Boy B ; Hitchhiker Boy (ep 21)
Getbackers as nurse
Inuyasha as Florist
Jigoku Shoujo Mitsuganae as Momota Masako
Kaleido Star as Female Customer
Kiss x Sis as Yuuzuki Kiryuu
Knight Hunters Eternity (eps 7 & 9) Kokoro Library as Librarian
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (other voices)
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (other voices)
Lime-iro Ryuukitan X as Shuro Naoe
Luminous Arc 2: Will as Fatima
Luminous Arc 3: EYES as Sei Majo Shival
LUX-PAIN as Lil
Mahoromatic - Automatic Maiden as Ando; Clerk at Chinese Restaurant
Midori Days as Female student B ; Lover
Neptunia Franchise as Noire
Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat as Kitten; Kitten B
Parappa the Rapper as Child in episode 25
Petite Princess Yucie as Student B
Pita Ten as Ken
Pretear as A-ko (ep 1)
Princess Tutu as Townsperson C
Puyo Puyo series as Ringo
Samurai Deeper Kyo as Little Kotaro; Sayuka's Handmaid; waitress
Shin Koihime†Musou as Kakuha (Rin)
Shrine of the Morning Mist as Kukiko Sonoda
Steins;Gate as Kurisu Makise
Strait Jacket as Rachel Hammond
Touch: Cross Road - Kaze no Yuku as Girl C

Non-iDOLM@STER related songs

  • Day by Day/Shining Blue Rain, single containing the ending song of Kemeko Deluxe DS and the temporary opening song for Tokyo Anisong Plus of the month March respectively.
  • It's a fine day, track 4 of Infinity + Integral perfect Vocals; Ever 17 PSP Opening Song
  • Puyopuyo no Uta, single of the same name based on Puyopuyo 7's main/ original character Ringo Andou, voiced by Asami Imai; Puyopuyo 7 Theme Song
  • kissing a dream, a track on the LE insert of the OST of Taisho Yakyu Musume PSP; Taisho Yakyuu Musume PSP Theme Song
  • Shinsou; BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II Opening Song
  • Harmonia of Venus; HyperDimension Neptunia U Opening Song
  • Shikkoku no Sustain; Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart Opening Song

Trivia

  • Asami Imai is allergic to mangoes and various crustacea[4].
  • Asami Imai has a spot in the top 57 of the most beautiful seiyuus list, featured in the August 2009 volume of Circus Max[5]. The people in the list were chosen by the male readers of the magazine. The exact spot for each seiyuu is unknown.
  • Asami Imai has a huge thing for the Pokémon Slowpoke. In an IM@S radio station when the seiyuus were talking about the release of the HeartGold and SoulSilver games, she stated that her favorite Pokémon was Slowpoke, always stealing and finding all the Slowpoke cards she can get as well as collecting all the figures and toys for it.

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