Sanae Kobayashi (小林 沙苗, Kobayashi Sanae, born 26 January 1980) is a Japanese voice actress formerly affiliated with Production Baobab, and now with Sigma Seven. She has voiced in a number of anime shows and films. Some of her major roles are Akira Toya in Hikaru no Go, Lucy/Nyu in Elfen Lied, Asuka Tenjouin in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Allen Walker in D.Gray-man, Chris Thorndyke in Sonic X, Natsumi Raimon in Inazuma Eleven, and Satsuki Kitaoji in Strawberry 100%. In more recent works, she voices Namie Yagiri in Durarara!!, Reiko Natsume in Natsume's Book of Friends, and Canon Memphis-Hazama in Fafner: Exodus. In video games, she voices Gemini Sunrise in Sakura Wars New York NY, Pai in .hack, The Ice Climbers in the Super Smash Bros series, and Kat in Gravity Rush.