Minori Chihara (茅原 実里 Chihara Minori?, born November 18) is a Japanese voice actress and singer who has had roles in several anime series. As a voice actress she is under the agency Avex Planning & Development, she is well known as voice actress for her role as Yuki Nagato in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Leon in The iDOLM@STER, while in her musical career, she has been signed under King Records and is currently with Lantis. She was born in the city of Utsunomiya, Tochigi and was raised in Saitama. She is affectionately referred to as Minorin (みのりん?) by her fans.