Venus Versus Virus follows regular schoolgirl Sumire who's had the ability to see ghosts since a young age. She tells friends and family about this fact and they just dismiss it, thinking she's a liar. A chance encounter with a broach flying out of nowhere, a monster and gothloli clad monster killer named Lucia leaves her with a life changing decision to use her ability and fight against these "viruses" feeding upon the human race.

Venus Versus Virus - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: Japanese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 24 minutes

Premier: 2007-01-12

Venus Versus Virus - Ayahi Takagaki - Netflix

Ayahi Takagaki (高垣 彩陽, Takagaki Ayahi, born October 25, 1985 in Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actress and singer. She had her first major voice acting roles in 2007, voicing Jasmine in Deltora Quest and Lucia Nahashi in Venus Versus Virus. Her career as a musician began with her performance of the opening themes of the anime series First Love Limited in April 2009. In the same month, she and three other voice actresses debuted as the musical group Sphere with their single “Future Stream”.

Venus Versus Virus - Musical career - Netflix

Takagaki graduated from a music college in Tokyo, with a major in operatic singing. Her first musical performance was the opening theme of the 2009 First Love Limited series, titled “Future Stream” with Aki Toyosaki, Haruka Tomatsu, and Minako Kotobuki. Shortly after, the four formed the musical group Sphere. They are affiliated with Music Ray'n, an artist management and publishing group of Sony Music Entertainment Japan. The theme was released as the group's first single on April 22, 2009. In July, the anime series Sora no Manimani debuted with the Sphere performed opening theme “Super Noisy Nova”, which was released as a single on July 29, 2009. Sphere released their third single “It Raises the Wind/Brave my heart” on November 25, 2009. The group released their first album Atmosphere on December 23, 2009. After, the group performed “Realove:Realife”, the opening theme of Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaō, which aired in April 2010.

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