SEIYUU LOUNGE: podcast on male seiyuu and the seiyuu industry

Launched in August 2020 to celebrate The Hand That Feeds HQ’s 10th anniversary, SEIYUU LOUNGE is the 1st podcast focused on male seiyuu and the seiyuu industry itself.

SEIYUU LOUNGE arrives as a podcast in which not only you’ll go down memory lane and revisit some of the most powerful and important moments in the seiyuu industry and that your favorite seiyuu were a part of, but you also learn the behind the scenes of the industry.

This is a podcast that is welcoming to both veteran fans of seiyuu as well as newcomers and those that want to get into Japanese voice actors but don’t know where to start, what is fact and what is speculation, and what goes on behind the scenes.

The content crafted for SEIYUU LOUNGE is made in a clear and accessible way, even when it comes to talking about terms exclusive to music production and recordings.

Vanessa Silva, The Hand That Feeds HQ’s founder and content creator is your host, sharing her experience in the music industry and geeking about music production and recordings from time to time with you.

Where to listen or watch

SEIYUU LOUNGE is available in all leading podcast service distributors.

Below are the links to the available streams on your favorite podcast providers:


Apple Podcasts

Google Podcasts



Pocket Casts


At the same time, for those that like to have images, graphics, videos and photos alongside all the themes and topics being talked about, SEIYUU LOUNGE is also available in video format on YouTube.

Below are the EPISODES, in chronological order, for your viewing pleasure.

10 most recent episodes of SEIYU LOUNGE

EP.31 – Small changes in the 2D music industry: jazz music and your expectations SEIYUU LOUNGE

Jazz-Pop's elegance swayed a lot of people in 2020 but is it here to stay or was it just a trend? Will it replace generic pop music and turn into the go-to music genre for solo artists and 2D groups?  TRIGGER, Re:vale, THRIVE, Makoto Furukawa, Soma Saito and Shugo Nakamura showed their cards in jazz – and its sub-genres – and if those attempts are anything to go by, jazz would be more than welcome to the spotlight. — Send in a voice message:
  1. EP.31 – Small changes in the 2D music industry: jazz music and your expectations
  2. EP.30 – Small changes in the 2D music industry: rock music
  3. EP.29 – 8 Expectations for Male Seiyuu and 2D music projects in 2021
  4. EP.28 – 15 Songs by Male Seiyuu to make your heart race on Valentine’s Day
  5. EP.27 – 20 Best Songs by Male Seiyuu in 2020 [Part 2]
  6. EP.26 – 20 Best Songs by Male Seiyuu in 2020 [Part 1]
  7. EP.25 – 10 albums that went under the radar in 2020
  8. EP.24 – THTFHQ AWARDS: Bands and Seiyuu Units
  9. EP.23 – THTFHQ AWARDS 2020: Solo artists
  10. EP. 22 – 11 Best Albums by Male Seiyuu and 2D units in 2020

Interesting topics on Seiyuu and the Seiyuu industry

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Seiyuu Ranking System and Earnings

Blurred Lines between Seiyuu and Talento

The dark side of auditions in the seiyuu industry

Episodes of SEIYUU LOUNGE drop every Friday.

Every month, new, extended articles based on the episodes are released.