Ranko Kanzaki

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Ranko Kanzaki
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iM@S CG Character Data
Name: 神崎蘭子 (Kanzaki Ranko)
Voice actor: 内田真礼 (Uchida Maaya)
Age: 14
Height: 156 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Birthday: April 8th
Blood type: A
Three sizes: 81-57-80 cm
Handedness: Right
Hobbies: Drawing
Horoscope: Aries
Hometown: Kumamoto
Card Type: Cool icon.png
Image Color:     
Autograph
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Ranko Kanzaki (神崎蘭子 Kanzaki Ranko) is one of the characters available in THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls and THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage. She is voiced by Maaya Uchida (内田真礼 Uchida Maaya).

Statistics

Annual Rankings

Event Prelim Rank Final Rank
1st Anniversary Election 2 2
2nd Anniversary Election 6 1
3rd Anniversary Election 15 14
Voice Idol Audition Not a candidate Not a candidate
4th Anniversary Election Unranked 13
5th Anniversary Election Unranked 30
6th Anniversary Election Unranked 42
7th Anniversary Election Unranked 11
8th Anniversary Election Unranked 32
9th Anniversary Election Not applicable 21

Biographies

THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Self Introduction

Kukuku, it seems you are able to see my power, you might possess the ability of ‘the eye’… I advise you to be careful, however, my power could make you burn. Fufu, fufufufufu (Translation: Thank you for producing me, I’ll do my best!!)

THE iDOLM@STER SHINY FESTA Profile Quote

Kukuku... get ready for the beginning of a legend!

THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls Anime Idol Profile

In accordance with our blood contract, let our soul resonate…!
Ranko is a girl with scarlet eyes who dresses in Gothic Lolita outfits. Though her 8th Grader Syndrome Identity can lead to misunderstandings choice of words, beneath the surface, she is an honest and obedient hard worker. Ranko is a larger-than-life girl, though she does have a hidden shy side to her.

Character Description

Ranko is a young girl who dresses in gothic lolita style almost exclusively. Possessing a wild imagination, she claims to be a vampiric fallen angel with magical powers, and supremacy over the "darkness." Although she communicates in fantastical terms, her lines are always accompanied by a sort of mental translation to reveal what she really means. Behind her fantastical persona, Ranko is just a normal, even shy girl using her persona to hide her insecurities.

Because of her low self-esteem, she hopes to forever bury her true personality. The Producer is aware of this and tries to prevent Ranko from completely erasing everything that she once was. While Ranko likes the gothic aesthetic, she makes it a point to explain she doesn't like horror elements and is easily frightened by horror movies, to the point of her breaking down and crying. Despite this, Ranko is good friends with horror enthusiast Koume.

Having a talent for drawing, Ranko has a sketchbook that acts as her secret diary, where she illustrates all her ideas and innermost thoughts. While having obvious talent, she believes herself to be a terrible artist and quickly gets embarrassed if someone sees her sketchbook. Despite guarding her sketchbook, if feeling confident, she'll let the Producer look at her sketchbook, but only if it doesn't disclose private information.

Due to her chuunibyou tendencies, many of the other idols don't understand her, making her way of speech confusing to them. For example, she might exclaim, "savor the darkness," which is her way of saying, "good work". Cursing the "tyranny of the sun" is her way of saying, "good morning". Her most famous saying and catchphrase is "Drown in the Darkness!". While she talks of demon worship, corrupting angels, and the supremacy of darkness, Ranko is as innocent as anyone else her age. She is friends and gets along well with Asuka, who has a chuunibyou personality herself. Despite many idols struggling to understand her, Miria, is surprisingly one of them.

Game Discography

To view Ranko's Cinderella Girls and Starlight Stage card data, click here.

THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls

Ranko appears in the Events listed below.

THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage

Ranko appears in the Events listed below.

THE iDOLM@STER SHINY FESTA

Ranko Kanzaki appears as a rival in the STAR OF FESTA mode for Honey Sound, Groovy Tune, and Funky Note. She is a S rank rival who can give her Name Card to the player while in the HARD or EXPERT difficulty. Obtaining her Name Card adds 60 points to the player's score after their performance.

THE iDOLM@STER ONE FOR ALL

Ranko is available as a guest idol in the first catalog of downloadable content. She available to perform her image song, Tsubomi Yumemiru Rapsodia ~Alma no Michibiki~, in Stage For You! mode. She also is available to be faced in a DLC festival where she uses her special skill.

THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Gravure For You!

Ranko is available to have her photo taken with other idols from 346 Production.

Song Discography

Recorded Solo Songs
Song Classification CD
Tsubomi Yumemiru Rapsodia ~Alma no Michibiki~ Image Song THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER 006 Kanzaki Ranko
Tsuki no Shizuku Cover Song THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER Cool jewelries! 001
Onegai! Cinderella Kanzaki Ranko Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS 1stLIVE WONDERFUL M@GIC!! Onegai! Cinderella Solo Remix
Susume☆Otome ~jewel parade~ Kanzaki Ranko Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS 2ndLIVE PARTY M@GIC!! Susume☆Otome ~jewel parade~
-Engel- Adanasu Tsurugi Hikari no Shirabe Image Song - Rosenburg Engel THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 03 -Engel- Adanasu Tsurugi Hikari no Shirabe
Yuubae Present Rosenburg Engel Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 03 -Engel- Adanasu Tsurugi Hikari no Shirabe
Nation Blue Kanzaki Ranko Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER M@STERS OF IDOL WORLD!!2015 Nation Sapphire Android
Venus Syndrome ~For Ranko rearrange MIX~ 346Pro IDOL selection vol.3
Yumeiro Harmony Rosenburg Engel Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 04
Étude wa Ikkyoku Dake Kanzaki Ranko Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS LITTLE STARS! Étude wa Ikkyoku Dake
EVERMORE Kanzaki Ranko Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS 5thLIVE TOUR Serendipity Parade!!! -Shizuoka/Makuhari/Fukuoka Venue Original CD-
Frost Kanzaki Ranko Solo Remix THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS 6thLIVE MERRY-GO-ROUNDOME!!! MASTER SEASONS WINTER! SOLO REMIX
Yume no Kyrie ~Ochiru Hoshi no Shirabe~ Image Song THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS STARLIGHT MASTER 26 Bi ni Iri Sai o Ugatsu
Hacking to the Gate Cover Song THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS STARLIGHT MASTER GOLD RUSH! 05 Orange Time
Recorded Group Songs
Song CD Sung With
Onegai! Cinderella THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER "Onegai! Cinderella" CINDERELLA GIRLS!!
Onegai! Cinderella THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER "Onegai! Cinderella" CINDERELLA GIRLS for Cool!
Kagayaku Sekai no Mahou THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER Kagayaku Sekai no Mahou THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS!
Nation Blue THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER Cool jewelries! 001 Rin Shibuya, Kaede Takagaki, Riina Tada and Minami Nitta
Susume☆Otome ~jewel parade~ THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER Cool jewelries! 001 Rin Shibuya, Kaede Takagaki, Riina Tada and Minami Nitta
Susume☆Otome ~jewel parade~ THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 00 ST@RTER BEST CINDERELLA PROJECT
Star!! THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 01 Star!! CINDERELLA PROJECT
GOIN'!!! THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 08 GOIN'!!! CINDERELLA PROJECT
Yuubae Present THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 08 GOIN'!!! CINDERELLA PROJECT
Shine!! THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 01 Shine!! CINDERELLA PROJECT
Onegai! Cinderella THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 01 Shine!! CINDERELLA PROJECT
Kono Sora no Shita THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 04 Anastasia and Minami Nitta
Memories THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 04 Anastasia
M@GIC☆ THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 07 M@GIC☆ CINDERELLA PROJECT
Yumeiro Harmony THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT 2nd Season 07 M@GIC☆ CINDERELLA PROJECT
GOIN'!!! THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS ANIMATION PROJECT ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK Anzu Futaba, Kanako Mimura, Rika Jougasaki, Miku Maekawa, Kirari Moroboshi, Riina Tada, Miria Akagi, Minami Nitta, Chieri Ogata, Nana Abe, Natsuki Kimura, and Koume Shirasaka
EVERMORE THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER EVERMORE Mika Jougasaki, Miku Maekawa, Shiki Ichinose and Asuka Ninomiya
Susume☆Otome ~jewel parade~ THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA MASTER EVERMORE Rin Shibuya, Kaede Takagaki, Riina Tada, Minami Nitta, Mio Honda, Rika Jougasaki, Mika Jougasaki, Kirari Moroboshi, Miria Akagi, Uzuki Shimamura, Anzu Futaba, Miku Maekawa, Miho Kohinata, and Nana Abe
Étude wa Ikkyoku Dake THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS LITTLE STARS! Étude wa Ikkyoku Dake Rin Shibuya, Miyu Mifune, Nao Kamiya and Haruna Kamijo
Frost THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS MASTER SEASONS WINTER! Nao Kamiya and Tamami Wakiyama
Souyoku no Aria THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS STARLIGHT MASTER 22 Souyoku no Aria Asuka Ninomiya
Unlock Starbeat THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS 7thLIVE TOUR Special 3chord♪ Glowing Rock! Chiyo Shirayuki, Riina Tada, Kyoko Igarashi, and Syoko Hoshi

Trivia and Fan Culture

Trivia

Fan Culture

  • Ranko was voted the most popular Cinderella Girls character and given the Cinderella Girl title in the 2nd Cinderella Girls Election.
  • Outside of the Cinderella Girls series, she is sometimes depicted in fanwork with Asselin BB II due to their chuunibyou personality, Takane Shijou due to their quirky personalities and similar hair colors, and Kaoru Sakuraba due to their seiyuu's being siblings.
  • Outside of the franchise, she is also often compared to Yoshiko Tsushima from Love Live! Sunshine!!, due to their chuunibyou personality.

Character Gallery

Cards

THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls Cards

THE iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage Cards