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第082話 遅刻は厳禁②:それが声優!WEB

#082
You Can’t be Late #2
① What!?
  Ichinose hasn’t shown up yet? I’ll check it out out!
  Manager →
  
② I- Ichinose’s not there!? 
  We’ll call her from here, you just go bring a box of cakes and apologize!
  Agency desk worker → 
  
③ *buzz buzz*
  
④ *buzz buzz*
  Farewell
  Ichinose Futaba!

Masumi Asano’s Commentary

Well, this is a continuation from last week’s story about being late.
If a seiyuu is late, first, the manager or agency is contacted.
Then, the manager and the agency will take turns calling the seiyuu. I overslept once. My phone had over 20 missed calls. I went pale the instant I saw that.
The manager will wake up the seiyuu, and depending on the circumstances,  get a box of cakes. When I was late, shortly after I scrambled into the studio, my manager came running in with a box of cakes to apologize. Aaaah! Just thinking about that time makes me feel nauseous and ashamed…
Seiyuu work basically begins at 10 in the morning, so if I get a phone call from the agency a minute or two after 10, I immediately think “Huh, what? Did I forget I had a job today and they’re calling me about it?”  This feeling is probably a common thing among seiyuu. Haha.
Well, Futaba still hasn’t woken up.
What will become of her?
Continued next week♪

第082話 遅刻は厳禁②:それが声優!WEB

#082
You Can’t be Late #2
① What!?
  Ichinose hasn’t shown up yet? I’ll check it out out!
  Manager →
 
② I- Ichinose’s not there!?
  We’ll call her from here, you just go bring a box of cakes and apologize!
  Agency desk worker →
 
③ *buzz buzz*
 
④ *buzz buzz*
  Farewell
  Ichinose Futaba!

Masumi Asano’s Commentary
Well, this is a continuation from last week’s story about being late.

If a seiyuu is late, first, the manager or agency is contacted.

Then, the manager and the agency will take turns calling the seiyuu. I overslept once. My phone had over 20 missed calls. I went pale the instant I saw that.

The manager will wake up the seiyuu, and depending on the circumstances, get a box of cakes. When I was late, shortly after I scrambled into the studio, my manager came running in with a box of cakes to apologize. Aaaah! Just thinking about that time makes me feel nauseous and ashamed…

Seiyuu work basically begins at 10 in the morning, so if I get a phone call from the agency a minute or two after 10, I immediately think “Huh, what? Did I forget I had a job today and they’re calling me about it?” This feeling is probably a common thing among seiyuu. Haha.

Well, Futaba still hasn’t woken up.
What will become of her?
Continued next week♪
第081話 遅刻は厳禁①:それが声優!WEB

#081
You Can’t be Late #1
① A seiyuu can’t be late.
  Because their costars, the sound director, the producer, executives, dozens of people in all, will end up waiting for them.
  
② (Tomorrow’s start time is 10 o’clock.)
  (Alright, I’ll get up at seven.)
  
③ [The next day]
  *zzz~*
  *chirp chirp*
  
④ *chirp… chirp…*

Masumi Asano’s Commentary

For seiyuu, being late is not allowed.
You absolutely, positively cannot be late.
When I was a newbie, the first thing I was taught was,
"You must always carefully mind your time!"
I was told,
"Just in case, you should plan to get there 30 minutes early!"
And even in the past few years, I always make sure to arrive at the nearest station 30 minutes ahead of time. To this day, I still pay careful attention to the time.
Why can’t you be late? The reasons are many. For one, if you’re late to a recording studio, then the many actors and staff involved with that work will be kept waiting and it will cause a great inconvenience for them. This is not the kind of job where someone can fill in for you. Depending on the circumstances it may even affect the scheduling at the studio.
In the case of radio, many people’s schedules revolve around that time slot. Sometimes the process goes: radio recording → straight to editing → broadcast.  “What? They were supposed to be today’s guest, what do we do now?” If that happens, who knows how many people will end up having to apologize on your behalf… Brrrr…
It’s the same story whether it’s narration, dubbing, an event, or voice-over. Being late yourself will cause a domino effect, creating big problems for who knows how many people down the line… 
"We can’t use a substitute."
"Adding in the voices happens near the end of production, so the schedule is already very tight. Recording again later would be terribly difficult."
And so on.
No matter what happens, a seiyuu is simply not allowed to be late.
Oh! But what about our soundly sleeping Futaba?
What will become of this newbie seiyuu when she’s late?
Stay tuned for part two, next week!

第081話 遅刻は厳禁①:それが声優!WEB

#081
You Can’t be Late #1
① A seiyuu can’t be late.
  Because their costars, the sound director, the producer, executives, dozens of people in all, will end up waiting for them.
 
② (Tomorrow’s start time is 10 o’clock.)
  (Alright, I’ll get up at seven.)
 
③ [The next day]
  *zzz~*
  *chirp chirp*
 
④ *chirp… chirp…*

Masumi Asano’s Commentary
For seiyuu, being late is not allowed.
You absolutely, positively cannot be late.
When I was a newbie, the first thing I was taught was,
"You must always carefully mind your time!"
I was told,
"Just in case, you should plan to get there 30 minutes early!"
And even in the past few years, I always make sure to arrive at the nearest station 30 minutes ahead of time. To this day, I still pay careful attention to the time.

Why can’t you be late? The reasons are many. For one, if you’re late to a recording studio, then the many actors and staff involved with that work will be kept waiting and it will cause a great inconvenience for them. This is not the kind of job where someone can fill in for you. Depending on the circumstances it may even affect the scheduling at the studio.

In the case of radio, many people’s schedules revolve around that time slot. Sometimes the process goes: radio recording → straight to editing → broadcast. “What? They were supposed to be today’s guest, what do we do now?” If that happens, who knows how many people will end up having to apologize on your behalf… Brrrr…

It’s the same story whether it’s narration, dubbing, an event, or voice-over. Being late yourself will cause a domino effect, creating big problems for who knows how many people down the line…
"We can’t use a substitute."
"Adding in the voices happens near the end of production, so the schedule is already very tight. Recording again later would be terribly difficult."
And so on.
No matter what happens, a seiyuu is simply not allowed to be late.

Oh! But what about our soundly sleeping Futaba?
What will become of this newbie seiyuu when she’s late?
Stay tuned for part two, next week!