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Old 2008-07-18, 12:54   Link #119
Kaoru Chujo
Yuuki Aoi
Join Date: Jul 2004
Originally Posted by zalem View Post
I am no musician, so I know absolutely nothing about who is a technically good singer or not. It's the lack of emotion that is exactly the reason why I don't like the Ranka DC version. May'n is able to convey so much emotion in her version, but I get nothing like that from Megumi unfortunately.
I think I know what you are referring to, but I consider that emotion to be surface emotion. It's beautiful, but that controlled emotion is not any better than the subtler emotion in how the less adept Nakajima-san sings. That is precisely what I object to in how otaku see seiyuu: they think all emotion has to be projected, which often seems fake to me. It's just my opinion, but that's how I hear it.

But I don't want to overplay this any more than I already have. Professional singers are almost all superior to seiyuu-singers, musically as well as technically. The only exceptions I know of are Hayami Saori, Mizuki Nana, and Sakamoto Maaya. And I still don't get Nana-chan's appeal, although I can hear how able she is.
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