Tetsuya Kakihara (柿原 徹也 Kakihara Tetsuya, born 24 December 1982) is a Japanese voice actor and singer. Previously affiliated with 81 Produce, he became a freelancer in June 2013. He set up his own agency, Zynchro, in July 2014.
Since 2010, Kakihara has been affiliated with Kiramune, a music label by Bandai Visual and Lantis, where he debuted as a singer with his first mini album, Still on Journey. His first single, "String of Pain", released on 6 February 2013, is the ending theme song to the anime Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East in which he also voices the main role of Shino Inuzuka. He has released two full albums, five mini albums, and six singles. His third single, "咲いちゃいな (Saichaina)", was released on 15 April 2015.
Kakihara is well known for voicing roles as young boys with a fiery personality, like Natsu Dragneel from Fairy Tail. He's also particularly well-known for voice acting in otome games, such as voicing Shin from the PSP game series Amnesia and K1-B0 from Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. Kakihara is also active in BL (boys' love) Drama CDs and anime.
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