Aida Rikako

Aida Rikako Aida Rikako (逢田梨香子 First name: Rikako ; Last name: Aida) born on August 08, 1992 in Tokyo, Japan. She’s a seiyuu and an actress. She’s well-known for her role as Sakurauchi Riko in Love Live! Sunshine. She’s affiliated with Ken Production. Her fellow co-stars in Love Live! Sunshine calls her Rikyako (りきゃこ). She is close friends with the actress Kajiwara Hikari.

She transferred from Japan to Los Angeles during her elementary days and schooled there for 3 years. She said she has plenty of memories in Pasadena, California, because it is where she lived in.1 She later returned to attend high school in Japan.

In 2005, Aida Rikako had the screen name “Momoi Rikako” (桃井梨花子) and debuted as a idol group named “Marine☆Star” however, soon the group got disbanded without even reaching a year.

In 2006, She was part of an indie group called “Jewel☆Hands.” They released one DVD titled “First Step”  while she was under SOUL BANKS.

In 2008, she changed to Dig-esT and became a Theater Actress/Actress, she then changed her stage name to Itou Rikako (伊藤梨花子).  For her acting roles she was under Office CARAT1/From-1st Production. During this time she appeared in her major acting debut for “Magic iLand DVD Love Promise” (Mahou no iRando DVD Renai Yakusoku) and a few other DVDs. She also did minor voice acting roles during this time.

In 2013 she tried the audition for “Nobunaga The Fool” that was hosted by Ken Production. She later got chosen in the audition and since then has been known as Aida Rikako, under Ken Production.

In 2014, she voiced Poona from the Playstation Vita game, “Hyperdevotion: Noire Goddess Black Heart.” However she was listed as Itou Rikako when the game was produced.

The three best parts of herself in her opinion are 1) her eyes, 2) her small hands and 3) the part of her that hates losing.2 She has confirmed that her last name ‘Aida’ is a stage name.3 Her favorite food is Umeboshi, the more sour it is, the better she likes it.4 She is often known by her family and friends to overuse Vinegar5

Height: 152cm
Blood Type: O
Talents: Judo, Conversing in English, Voice Imitation, Cooking (Still in Training) 2
Bad at: Drawing
Favorite Manga: Gintama
Voice Actor She Respects: Kitamura Eri
Hobbies: Listening to music, Reading, People Watching, Watching Movies
Favorite Musicians: SPYAIR, TRUSTRICK, B’z, LiSA and such.

External Links:
Official Agency Profile (Ken Production)
Official Twitter
Official Instagram
JA Wikipedia
ANN Profile

  1. Love Live! Sunshine Report in Anime Expo 2016
  2. Love Live! Sunshine Radio Ep 2
  3. KaneTomo Seiyuu Labo
  4. KaneTomo Seiyuu Labo
  5. KaneTomo Seiyuu Labo
  6. Love Live! Sunshine Radio Ep 2