You-Ri Yamanaka

    • Voiceover Artist
    • Japanese

    Female / Greater London
  • Files

    • sound file (mp3)
  • Links

    Personal Website
    website
    IMDB
    IMDB
    Spotlight Member
    yes

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020Narrator
Commercial
YouTube WorksyouTube
2011 - 2020Narrator
Corporate
DHLDHL
2019Audio Guide
Narration
MoMA The Museum of Modern ArtMoMA
2019Narrator
Commercial
Barclays BankBBH
2019Narrator
Commercial
Kao Kirei Life StyleKao Worldwide
2018Narrator
Television / TV
The Royal WeddingBBC Radio
2018Narrator
Corporate
Cars ProjectGarage Company
2018Amy Middlebrooks
Internet
First and Last Season 1Netflix
2018Female participants, various others
Dubbing
Magic for Humans Season 1Netflix
2018Kathleen, various others
Dubbing
Afflicted Season 1Netflix
2018Lynn, various others
Dubbing
Inside the World's Toughest Preson Season 3Netflix
2018Linda, various others
Dubbing
Amazing InteriorsNetflix
2018Nancy Silverton, various others
Dubbing
Sugar Rush Season 1Netflix
2018Morgan, various others
Dubbing
Dark TouristNetflix
2018Caroline, various others
Dubbing
Derren Brown The MiracleNetflix
2018Rhea Hurrle (later Woltman), Ann Hart
Dubbing
The Mercury 13Netflix
2013 - 2018Narrator
Languages
O/A Level Listening TestCambridge International Examinations
2008 - 2017In-flight Announcement
Narration
CATHAY DRAGON AIRLINESActors World Production Ltd
2016Toco Nikaido
Radio
OutlookBBC
2016Narrator
Corporate
Radeon RX 400 SeriesAMD
2016Narrator
Corporate
VIDAL SASSOONVidal Sassoon
2014 - 2016Narrator
E-learning
AXA E-learningAxa
2014 - 2015Narrator
Commercial
iRobot RoombaiRobot Corporation
2015Narration
Commercial
WORKDAYMcCann London
2015Narrator
Audiobook
ELTCambridge International Examinations
2014 - 2015Narrator
Internet
Blackjack Roulette BaccaratRational Group Ltd.
2015Narrator
Commercial
LEOcoinLEO Corporate
2015Narrator
Corporate
DssaultSDL Ltd.
2015Narrator
E-learning
Japanese CourseCambridge International Examinations
2014Sergent Aziz
Computer Game
TEMPOPinewood Studios
2014Narrator
Internet
International BaccalaureateInternational Baccalaureate Organization
2014Narrator
Corporate
MicRedMicRed
2009 - 2014In-flight Announcement
Narration
EMIRATESInflight Studio
2010 - 2014Narration
Corporate
INTER CONTINENTAL HOTELJuice Moving Images
2013Various Characters
Commercial
Dolce GustoNescafe
2013Narrator
Corporate
DHX JrDHX Jr
2013Narrator
Audiobook
ORACLE E-LEARNINGOracle
2013Narrator
Corporate
AZTECGenpact
2013Narrator
Corporate
TOUSTOUS Spain
2012Narrator
Corporate
JCUJCU
2012Narrator
Corporate
BARRIORPOUCHSugiyamagen
2012Narrator
Corporate
CORNING E-LEARNINGThe Big Word
2012Narrator
Corporate
EDU VscanThe Big Word
2012Narrator
Corporate
LANGUAGE INSTRUCTIONJapan Foundation Language Centre
2011Narration
Commercial
DOCOMO JapanDocomo
2011In-Flight Announcement
Corporate
PEACH AVIATIONInflight Studios
2011Tsunami Victims
Television / TV
PanoramaBBC
2011Various Characters
Corporate
QUINTILESConversis
2011Narration
Commercial
DOVE JapanUnilever
2011Japanese Woman
Corporate
ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION IN USECambridge University Press
2011Narration
Corporate
COLOMBIA SUICIDE SEVERITY RATING SCALEConversis
2011In-flight Announcement
Corporate
S7 AIRLINESActors World Production Ltd
2011Narration
Corporate
FUKUTOMISparkling Sun
2007 - 2011Telephone Announcement
Telephony System
INTERVAL INTERNATIONALSOH
2010Narrator
Corporate
CISCOActors World Production Ltd
2010Various Female Audience
Dubbing
PARIS FASION WEEKSonia Rykiel
2010Narrator
Corporate
POWER SESSIONDHL Express
2010Narrator
Commercial
ELECTION CAMPAIGNJAPANESE EMBASSY
2010Narrator
Narration
BIODIVERSITYUnited Nations
2010Narrator
Corporate
TYCO INTERNATIONALGoLocalise Ltd
2010Journalist
Corporate
NIKKEI INTERNETNikkei
2010Narrator
Corporate
AVONForeign Voices
2005 - 2010Telephone Announcement
Corporate
DOW JONESSOH
2003 - 2010Narrator
Commercial
OCS EUROPENikkei Sha
2009Okami- Japanese proprietress
Documentary
National GeographicChief Productions
2009Presenter/Various Characters
Narration
TEACH YOURSELF JAPANESE/Spanish VersionLarousse
2009Narration
Corporate
PHILLIPSSDL International
2009Gin
Computer Game
MONSTER HUNTERMaveric Media Ltd
2009Harmony
Narration
HARMONY SHOWNew Lanark Mills
2009Annie McLeod
Narration
DARK RIDE EXPERIENCENew Lanark Mills
2009NarrationEASY LEARNING JAPANESEHarper Collins
2007 - 2009Narration
Commercial
JSTV (Japan Sky TV)Nikkei-sha
2008 - 2009In-flight Announcement
Narration
TURKISH AIRLINESForeign Voices
2004 - 2009Telephone Announcement
Telephony System
BRITISH AIRWAYSSOH
2008TIA
Film
The Last EnemyBBC
2008Narration
Commercial
NOKIANokia
2008Yuka
Corporate
VodafoneForeign Voices
2008Sophie
Corporate
APT TRANSTELEXForeign Voices
2008TIA
Film
THE LAST ENEMYBBC
2008Japanese woman
Corporate
GMC
Patch McQuaid
ID Audio
2002 - 2008Presenter/Various Characters
Narration
TEACH YOURSELF JAPANESE/English VersionHodder & Stoughton Educational
2007Narration
Corporate
YOUNG CREATOR'S AWARDLingo 24
2007Various Characters
Television / TV
ULTIMATE HOUSEi2i Television
2007Narrator
Corporate
AVID PROMOTION VIDEOAvid
2007Master of Ceremony
Theatre
Business Opportunities in TokyoJapan External Trade Organisation
2006Master of Ceremony
Theatre
The Invest in Japan SymposiumJapan External Trade Organisation
2006Various Characters
Television / TV
JAPANORAMA (Jonathan Ross)BBC
2006Lei-Qo
Computer Game
BATTALION WARS 2Kuju Entertainment
2006Narrator
Narration
ELTOxford University Press
2006Kelly Wisner
Corporate
JONCKERSForeign Voices
2006Narrator/Various Characters
Corporate
MERCKForeign Voices
2006Narrator/Various Characters
Corporate
NETGForeign Voices
2006Narrator
Television / TV
TV OF THE INVIRONMENTVoice & Script International
2004 - 2006Telephone Announcement
Telephony System
MCAFEESOH
2001 - 2006Telephone Announcement
Telephony System
GLAXO SMITHKLINESOH
2003 - 2004Presenter
Narration
ALL TALK ENGLISHLiguaphone
2003Narrator
Commercial
ALL NIPPON AIRWAYSNikkei Sha
2003Nova
Computer Game
GHOST CHARACTERSAlchemy Studio
1999 - 2002Presenter
Narration
SPEAK ENGLISH
Bob Marsden
De Agostini Japan
2001Presenter/Various Characters
Narration
LEARNING JAPANESE(CD-rom and internet)
Diverse Production
BBC
2001Telephone Announcement
Telephony System
IBMSucces on Hold
2000Narrator
Narration
Audio Tour Guide for BALCELONA MARITIME MUSEUMAntenna Audio
1998Narrator
Commercial
JAPAN AIR LINESFuji TV
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2006Summer Musical Theatre CourseRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
    2001I yr Movement Instructors CourseLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
    1998Le Coq TechniqueEcole Phillipe Gaulier

    Industry Awards

    Short Film "TOKYO JIM", 2nd Winner of TCM Classic Shorts 2006.

    Short Film "YOU'RE WELLCOME", 1st Winner at the Intl Short Film Festival in Greece 1998.

    Additional Skills

    Very good mezzo soprano singing voice.

    Senior Acting Teacher at the Drama Studio at THE NEW NATIONAL THEATRE TOKYO.

    Playwright. Translator/Interpreter.

    Kabuki dance, Butoh, Tai-Chi, Physical Theatre, Improvisation, Puppeteering.

    Bowling, Gymnastics, Ice skating, Snooker, Volleyball, Table tennis, Tennis, Swimming.

    Short description of my voice

    A wide dynamic capability encompassing

    a young child thru to someone of old age. An excellent emotional range. Very good articulation especially for narration.

  • Skills

    Accents (International)
    • Japanese
    Accents (UK)
    • RP
    Accents (North American)
    • New York City
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese
    Home Studio
    • Yes
    ISDN Line
    • Yes
    Media Specialism
    • Audiobooks
    • Cartoons
    • CD Rom
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Documentary
    • Dubbing
    • In-car Navigation
    • Jingles
    • Lip Synch / ADR
    • Multimedia
    • Narration
    • NewsReader
    • Podcasts
    • Telephony systems
    • Video Games
    Work Permits
    • EU
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Age Range
    • Children
    • Under 20
    • 20 - 30
    Native accent
    • Japanese
    Voice Style
    • Angry
    • Announcer
    • Artistic
    • Authoritative
    • Bubbly
    • Charismatic
    • Cold
    • Concerned
    • Empathic
    • Energetic
    • Friendly
    • Fun
    • Happy
    • Informed
    • Innocent
    • Light
    • Luxurious / Smooth
    • Natural
    • Reassuring
    • Sexy
    • Soft / Gentle
    • Sophisticated
    • Versatile
    • Warm
    • Young