Brittney Karbowski

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Brittney Karbowski
Born Brittney Marie Karbowski
(1986-06-26) June 26, 1986 (age 28)[1]
Sugar Land, Texas
Alma mater University of Houston
Occupation Voice actress
Years active 2005–present[2]
Agent Pastorini-Bosby Talent
Spouse(s) Matthew Fernandez (m. 2013)[3]

Brittney Marie Karbowski (born June 26, 1986 in Sugar Land, Texas)[1] is an American actress who was voiced in number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films and television series for ADV Films, Funimation and Seraphim Digital.

Career[edit]

In Houston, Texas, Karbowski had been working in theater productions such as Little Shop of Horrors, Seussical, and Pirates of Penzance. She got into the anime business from a director contact when she played Janet in a local stage production of The Rocky Horror Show.[4] She voiced in Yumeria, Madlax, and Moby Dick. Her first leading role as with ADV Films in Gilgamesh where she played Fuko,[5][6] She attended University of Houston briefly where she majored in theater.[6] In 2006, she had starring voice roles as Himeko Katagiri in Pani Poni Dash and as Aoba Tsuzaki in Jinki: Extend.[6][7] In 2008, she voiced the lead heroine Ayu Tsukimiya in Kanon.

In 2007, she began voicing for Funimation with a starring role as Mai in Itsudatte My Santa! and as Apis in a One Piece storyline. In 2008, she had starring roles in ensemble casts as Anri Misugi in Sasami: Magical Girls Club, Ku Shiratori in Shattered Angels and Sia in Shuffle![7] In 2009 she voiced the lead role Nina Yamada in Save Me! Lollipop.[8]

In 2010, she landed the starring voice role of Black Star in the Funimation English dub of Soul Eater, which would broadcast on Adult Swim in 2013. She also voiced Selim Bradley/Pride in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Ryou Fujibayashi in Clannad. In 2011, she voiced starring characters including Yuri Nakamura in Angel Beats!, Ikaros in Heaven's Lost Property, Nanami Nishijo in Chaos;Head, and Eve Neuschwanstein in Needless.

She continued to voice main characters in 2012 such as Yamada in B Gata H Kei: Yamada's First Time, Chizuru Yukimura in Hakuoki, and Mikoto Misaka in the A Certain Magical Index series. She joined the Fairy Tail cast as the tween character Wendy Marvell. In 2013, she played starring characters Rin Natsume in Little Busters!, Himiko in Btooom!, and Manami Kinjou in Cat Planet Cuties.[9]

Outside of voice acting, Karbowski has had roles in films such as Celie in Up & Down, Susie in Puncture, and a backpack girl in the parody film The Starving Games. She was slated to be a lead character Zax in an upcoming sci-fi movie Code of Evil.

Personal life[edit]

Karbowski was hospitalized with a broken neck in 2010 due to a car accident.[10]

She married Matthew Hernandez on October 11, 2013.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Anime roles[edit]

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

Non-Anime roles[edit]

List of non-anime acting performances in film
Title Year Role Notes[7]
Up & Down 2010 Celie [29][30]
Garage Band: The Mini-Musical 2011 Patti grouped under Additional Vocals[31] film produced by Chuck Norfolk.
Puncture 2011 Susie
Abel's Field 2012 Stacy (Blonde Girl 1) [32]
Code of Evil 2012 Zax in production, lead role[7][33]
Conjecture 2012 Reporter short feature film
The Starving Games 2013 Backpack Girl [34]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brittney Karbowski – FAQ". Active Anime. Archived from the original on May 3, 2008. 
  2. ^ Funimation (May 8, 2012). Cat Planet Cuties – Available on BD/DVD Combo on 5.15.12 – Cast Interview (YouTube).  – interview with Tia Ballard and Brittney Karbowski
  3. ^ a b "Karbowski-Hernandez Engagement". Fortbend Southwest Star Newspaper. August 14, 2013. Retrieved November 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Brittney Karbowski profile". Pastorini-Bosby Talent. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Voices For Peace | Players". Voicesfor.org. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Anime Supercon Adds Four New Guests". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at "Brittney Karbowski resume". Pastorini-Bosby Talent. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Brittney Karbowski | mistyibuki". Mistyibuki.wordpress.com. November 23, 2010. Retrieved June 22, 2014.  reprinted from her profile at the Ikkicon V anime convention.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Ani-Jam is Proud to Announce the Return of Brittney Karbowski as a Guest of Honor". Anime News Network. June 13, 2013. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Brittney Karbowski Briefly Hospitalized After Accident". Anime News Network. March 27, 2010. Retrieved June 21, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "2011 Brittney Karbowski | Florida Anime Experience | May 23–25, 2014". Floridaanime.com. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Town". Air. Episode 2. January 13, 2005. BS-i.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h "MTAC Welcomes Brittney Karbowski". Middle Tennessee Anime Convention. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  14. ^ "A Heart Unswaying On the Water's Surface, Part 1" (Hulu). Darker Than Black. Episode 13. http://www.hulu.com/watch/139737#i0,p12,d0.- closing credits
  15. ^ Ghost Hunt. Episode 12. – closing credits
  16. ^ Karbowski, Brittney (November 19, 2007). "I'm Playing Ayu Tsukimiya in Kanon Karbowski". Active Anime. Archived from the original on November 20, 2008. Retrieved March 21, 2009. 
  17. ^ "Fate". Murder Princess. Episode 5. http://www.hulu.com/watch/167072. – closing credits
  18. ^ a b c d e f "Brittney Karbowski". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  19. ^ "DVD Review: Soul Eater | What's On in Leeds | Eating Out in Leeds | Listings | Leeds Guide Magazine". Leedsguide.co.uk. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Soul Eater Part 1 – Review". Anime News Network. February 9, 2010. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Rejection". Chaos Head. Episode 9. – closing credits
  22. ^ "Summer Wars - Movie Info - Houston, TX - 29-95.com". Events.chron.com. August 1, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  23. ^ Rojas, Justin (October 12, 2011). "Cast Announcement for B Gata H Kei – Yamada's First Time". Funimation. 
  24. ^ "Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei – Review". Anime News Network. June 20, 2012. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  25. ^ Green, Scott (August 14, 2013). "Sentai Filmworks Announces "AKB0048" and "Campione!" English Dub Casts". Crunchyroll. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  26. ^ "Funimation Reveals Jormungand's English Voice Cast, English Trailer – News". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  27. ^ "Crime Coefficient". Psycho-Pass. Episode 1. 2012. 21 (closing credits) minutes in.
  28. ^ "Official Rozen Maiden Zurücksplen English Dub Cast". Sentai Filmworks. 2014-09-15. 
  29. ^ Propes, Richard. ""Up & Down" a Feel-Good Romantic Comedy". The Independent Critic. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  30. ^ "Up and Down: Philip Hayes, Tod Huntington, Julin Jean, Brittney Karbowski: Amazon Instant Video". Amazon.com. ASIN B00BO29ZV8. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  31. ^ Garage Band: The Mini Musical on Facebook
  32. ^ Rolfe, Donna. "Abel's Field - Review". Dove Family Foundation. 
  33. ^ "First Casting Announcement For The Upcoming Sci-fi/ Horror Film CODE OF EVIL — GeekTyrant". Geektyrant.com. March 9, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  34. ^ "The Starving Games publicity still of Maiara Walsh & Brittney Karbowski". Moviestillsdb.com. December 1, 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 

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