The voice acting industry in Japan is tough, and it is proven as 26-year-old seiyuu, Arisa Nishiguchi announces her retirement from acting. After a short career in the industry, she stated in her blog that she has left her agency, Across Entertainment, and has now retired from doing any acting work.


“The truth is, until now I haven’t persisted in getting my way,” she explained. “I admired the shining world in front of me, how it was overflowing with fun, and said “yes” as much as possible. But I saw my colleagues’ passion and repeatedly questioned myself. After several years of thought, this is the conclusion I came to.”

She apologised about her sudden retirement announcement, and also thanked her followers. She also thanked and apologized to her company president, manager, and everyone in production.”When I was in elementary school I dreamed of the world of manga and anime,” she added. “I feel like that dream will go on forever. It was a world overflowing with energy.”

Her most famous role was as Quele Sellier in the ecchi anime, So I Can’t Play with H but her other roles include Magica Wars’ Oage-san and Niji-Iro Prism Girl’s Nijika.

source: ANN