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Biography Details: 悠木碧 (Aoi Yūki)
悠木碧 (Aoi Yūki)
First Name: 碧 Aoi
Last Name: 悠木 Yūki
Main Country: Japan Japan
Main Language: Japanese
Birthdate: 1992-03-27
Age : 30
Biography
Aoi Yūki is the stage name of voice actress and singer Aoi Yabusaki (八武崎碧). She has been working since she was a child actress at the age of four, and made her debut as a voice actress in 2003 with "Kino's Journey", and in 2012 she won a Voice Actress Award at the 6th Seiyu Awards at the age of 19, the youngest ever. Her major roles other than Iris from Pocket Monsters include Madoka Kaname in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Hibiki Tachibana in Senki Zesshou Symphogear, Sayaka Natori and Natori Sayaka in Kimi no Na wa, Nodoka Hanadera and Cure Grace in Healin' Good PreCure. She also started her career as a solo artist in 2017. Her YUKI×AOI Chimera Project, which she started in 2019 and for which she is in charge of planning, drafting, and character design, is also very popular.

In addition to her activities as an artist, including writing lyrics and composing music, she is also widely active as a creator and producer. Her talent has attracted many fans.

PM2019 65 Press Release - April 6th, 2021
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On April 6th, 2021, the official Japanese Pocket Monsters anime Twitter account tweeted that Iris from the anime Pocket Monsters Best Wishes, would appear for the first time in 7 years in the show and that her voice actress Aoi Yūki would be reprising her role. The episode title was officially revealed in that tweet as "Dragon Battle! Satoshi VS Iris!!" and that the episode would air on May 7th, 2021. The tweet also had a comment from her talking about reprising the role.

Aoi Yūki, who plays Iris, had the following comments:
I'm very honored to be in the Pocket Monsters anime as Iris for the first time in about 7 years! For those of you who are seeing Iris for the first time, this episode is packed with the Iris' charm and her dragon-type Pokémon and I hope this will be a good opportunity for you to fall in love with Iris and her partner Pokémon.

If you've been looking forward to Iris' appearance, I hope you'll pay close attention to her because you can feel her growth! Above all, the interaction with Satoshi and Iris in the AniPoké after a long time is an exciting development that will get the heart pumping. "Pokémon battles are so much fun!" and I hope it will deepen your "love of Pokémon".
Aoi Yūki as Iris

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約7年ぶりにアイリスとしてアニメ「ポケットモンスター」に加わる事をとても光栄に思います!
初めてアイリスに触れる方もいらっしゃると思いますが、今回のェ ピソードはアイリスとドラゴンタイプのポケモンの魅力がぐっと詰まつた1話になつているので、これを機にアイリスと彼女のパートナーポケモンたちを好きになって貰えたら嬉しく思います。
そして、アイリスの登場を楽しみにしてくださつていた方は、彼女の成長をすごく感じて頂けるので是非注目してご覧頂きたいです!何より、サトシとの久々の交流はアニポケをご覧になっていた方は心震える熱い展開になっています。
「ポケモンバトルってすごく楽しいんだ!」と改めて実感できるようなストーリーになつているので、皆さんの『ポケモン愛』を更に深めて頂けたら嬉しいです。
アイリス役悠木碧

Comments from May 27th, 2022 Press Release
On May 27th, 2022, Shogakukan released a press release summarizing the upcoming Masters Eight Tournament and also posting comments from voice actors. The official Anipoke Twitter account also posted the voice actors comments.

I am so excited to be able to fight as Iris against the league winners and the champions of each region! For those of you who have been watching the anime for a long time or have battled them as a player in the games, just imagining these eight getting together and battling is really exciting.

Every battle is very intense, and the more you love Pokémon, the more you will enjoy it. Iris' Pokémon partners have also grown up a lot, so please pay attention to the bond between her and the Pokémon. Enjoy the best dream matches you've ever seen, and don't miss a single episode!

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リーグ優勝者や各地方のチャンピオンたちに、アイリスとして戦えるということにとてもわくわくしています!アニメをずっとご覧になっている人や、ゲームの中でプレイヤーとして彼らとバトルをした事のある人は、この8人の歴戦の強者たちが集い、戦う姿を想像するだけで胸が躍りますよね。
Characters Portrayed
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  • United States Iris
  • Japan アイリス
  • Japan Iris
  • Japan Iris
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  • United States John
  • Japan ジョン
  • Japan John
  • Japan John
Pokémon Portrayed
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  • United States Eevee
  • Japan イーブイ
  • Japan Eievui
Contributions
Role Media Title
Voice Actor
Iris
BW 1
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Iris
BWS2DA 15
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John
TW 6
Voice Actor
John
TW 7
Voice Actor
Iris
PM2019 65
Voice Actor
Iris
PM2019 115
Voice Actor
Iris
PM2019 116
Voice Actor
Iris
PM2019 117
Voice Actor
Iris
PM2019 118
Voice Actor
Iris
PM2019 121
Voice Actor
Iris
PM2019 128
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Eevee
Video Game Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!
Voice Actor
Eevee
Video Game Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!
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Eevee
Video Game Pokémon Sword
Voice Actor
Eevee
Video Game Pokémon Shield
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Eevee
Video Game Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
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Eevee
Video Game Pokémon Shining Pearl
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Eevee
Video Game Pokémon HOME