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.51 – Seiyuu Artist Debuts: Badly Timed and Late Debuts [Part 2] SEIYUU LOUNGE

Making a solo debut is actually a complex process. Many things have to be taken into account for a solo debut to happen and be successful. But behind the success stories, there are many seiyuu that fail to taste success because of badly timed or late debuts. If making an early debut is a gamble, now imagine the opposite.  — Send in a voice message:
  1. EP.51 – Seiyuu Artist Debuts: Badly Timed and Late Debuts [Part 2]
  2. EP.50 – Seiyuu Artists: The new trend of rushing solo debuts [Part 1]
  3. EP.49 – 9 Refreshing Summer Tunes by Seiyuu Artists
  4. EP.48 – 3 Signs that Seiyuu are Making a Solo Debut or Releasing New Music
  5. EP.47 – Idol Culture Influencing Seiyuu Artists Careers: The diets and visual “enhancements”
  6. EP.46 – Idol Culture Influencing Seiyuu Artists Careers: Solo Debuts
  7. EP.45 – 5 Achievements that Completely Changed How People Regard Seiyuu Artists
  8. EP.44 – 5 Memorable Feats by 2D Music Projects that Changed the Music Industry
  9. EP.43 – Seiyuu Artist’s indie route [Part 2]
  10. EP.42 – Seiyuu Artist’s indie route [Part 1]

Interesting topics on Seiyuu and the Seiyuu industry

What are seiyuu? What do seiyuu do?

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.