Seiyuu Grand Prix volume 11
[information provided by Joe Petrow, with some updates by Hitoshi Doi]
The cover has Iwao Junko in a yellow sweater (tight fitting sweater ^_^;), a nice smile, and a bead necklace. Junko has short hair in this picture.
Color sectionThere is a 11 page article on Iwao Junko, almost all full page pictures. The Junko pictures have three main themes: Junko in pink wig and disco clothes, a kimono with a hanging English-German dictionary, and a large white wrap resembling a toga (with a long fake pony tail).
Junko will have a single coming out in July, and a new album in September. Junko wants to make a "story" out of her concerts. Her first concert was "hajimemashite", and her concert in March was "yakusoku (promise)". Junko says that she will be doing concerts when she's 40 or 50 years old. Also she would like to sing in a place where nobody knows her.
There is a 6 page article on Minami Omi and Kuwashima Houko, with two double-page pictures among others. Half of the pictures have them wearing pigtails, t-shirts, and oversized blue jeans. The other half have them dressed in Chinese style attire.
The pull-out color poster has Junko in kimono on one side, Omi and Houko in sloppy dress on the other.
There is a 2 page article on the the Sakurai Tomo concert in Akasaka Blitz, with many pictures of Tomo, and small pictures of Nagasaki Moe and Yuuseioujo. The video for this concert will be coming out on July 1.
There is a 2 page article with pictures from Iwao Junko's concert.
There is a 2 page article on the Nao A'live concert. Komori Manami was also there.
There is a 2 page article on Shiina Hekiru, featuring pictures from her concert in Budokan, and throwing the first ball on opening day of the Japanese baseball season for the Nippon Ham Fighters.
There is a 5 page article on Sasaki Nozomu.
There is a 4 page article on Yanagihara Miwa.
There is a 2 page article on Tamura Yukari. She wears a white flower pattern dress with pink sweater, and a long white dress with white lace shirt over it.
There is a 3 page article on Kouda Mariko, and her radio show Game Museum.
There is a 3 page article on Ohno Marina. She won the audition for the voice of Licca (the toy doll).
There is a 2 page article with Nagasawa Miki, with many pictures from her activities from 1997.03.07 to 1997.03.23.
There is a 2 page article on Sakaguchi Daisuke.
There is a 2 page article on Sakurai Tomo and Moriya Hisoka. This is the third of a series of "challenges" between the two, with many pictures from their bowling competition. Tomo won 115 to 76. Tomo was wearing Mickey Mouse overalls. Hisoka was wearing shorts.
There is a 2 page article on Iizuka Mayumi.
There is a 2 page article on Ogata Megumi in Shibuya.
There is a 2 page article on Nakagawa Akiko.
There is a 2 page article on Nagasaki Moe, with pictures of Moe in Shinjuku Chuuou Kouen, and also some little pictures from her recent play, Gekkou no Fuan.
There is a 2 page article on Kawana Midori.
There is a 2 page article on Hayami Sho.
There is a 17 page color section with event reports, CD information, CD-ROM information, recording sessions, etc. Evangelion event, Shibuya de Chu/Seiyuu Collection, W's Live Tour, Girls Be, Sakura Taisen, Sakamoto Maaya, Miyamura Yuko (1 page),
Monochrome sectionThere is a 6 page article on the training that prospective seiyuu receive.
There is a 2 page article by Kasahara Hiroko.
[many, many more articles, comics, and radio listings]
There is a "sexy voice" ranking.
Color sectionThere is a 4 page article on Ogata Megumi, complete with discography of her recent LD, CD, and CD single releases.
There is a 2 page article on Nakagawa Akiko, a behind the scenes look at the making of her radio show, "Lucky Farm"
There is a 2 page section on the recent games, including Samurai Spirits. There is some information on the NEC Multireader 300S and 600S scanners. This scanner comes with an instructional video, which has narration by Tange Sakura.
There is a special telephone card present of Tange Sakura. It costs 2500 yen for two telephone cards. In the next issue, the present will be Iwao Junko telephone cards.
There is a 2 page section with Toyoshima Machiko. Machiko is featured in a Kikuchi Michitaka created computer graphics picture, showing Machiko flying on a broom over a picturesque valley.