Yen Press has made a really cool new acquisition with the pickup of Megumi Hayashibara’s The Characters Taught Me Everything: Living Life One Episode at a Time. The book is the memoir of the legendary Japanese voice actress, lyricist, and radio personality.
The book is scheduled for digital release on February 20, simultaneous with the memoir’s release in Japan.
Plot Concept: For over three decades, renowned Japanese voice actress Megumi Hayashibara has breathed life into countless iconic characters—including Ranma Saotome (Ranma ½), Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion), Lina Inverse (Slayers), Jessie (Pokémon), Faye Valentine (Cowboy Bebop), and Paprika (Paprika)! In this new autobiographical memoir, Megumi provides an in-depth look at her illustrious career and how the very characters she has portrayed have impacted her life on both personal and professional levels.