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Seeing Citrus anime that aired Winter 2018 season made me thinking. This anime has so many ecchi scene. Yuzu and Mei kissed and did so many perverted acts.

Had this been boy-girl kissing scene it might be considered okay and normal enough. Problem is, Yuzu and Mei are both female, thus their kissing scenes are ecchi enough. Taketatsu Ayana (Yuzu's seiyuu) and Tsuda Minami (Mei's seiyuu) would have to make lots of perverted noises for those scenes.

This reminds me that High School DxD also has Itou Shizuka (Himejima Akeno's seiyuu) and Hikasa Youko (Ria's Gremory's seiyuu) make lots of similar noises for the recording.

While Itou Shizuka is also well known to be a seiyuu for Eroge, even she was embarrassed when she had to do many perverted noises during recording in front of many other seiyuus (read it somewhere but forget where, will update with link if I can find the said article again). Itou-san went as far as crying to Asakawa Yuu (provider of Megurine Luka vocaloid, also seiyuu for many Eroge) due to the embarrassment.

It should also be noted that both Itou-san and Asakawa-san used pseudonym for Eroge voicing. This suggest that such a work is not really desirable or at least it definitely is not at the top of desirable jobs to do. You don't have Hanazawa Kana do Eroge voicing now, do you?

Now, returning to Citrus, Taketatsu Ayana and Tsuda Minami was not a fresh, newly graduated seiyuu. They have worked in the industry for quite a long time and has built name for themselves.

Does this means that anime with many perverted scenes pays their seiyuu more?

Note: to make things clear, by ecchi here I mean the perverted noise the seiyuu has to make for the scene, and not the perverted image.

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