Palencia at the 2011 Phoenix Comicon
|Born||Brina Michelle Palencia
February 13, 1984 
|Residence||Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of North Texas (B.A., Music)|
|Agent||Mary Collins Agency|
|Notable credit(s)||One Piece as Tony Tony Chopper
Case Closed as Vi Graythorn
|Family||Gino Palencia (brother)|
Brina Michelle Palencia (born February 13, 1984) is an American voice actress known for starring in a number of English-language dubs of Japanese anime shows for Funimation in shows such as Case Closed, One Piece, Black Cat, Suzuka, Hell Girl, Black Butler, Spice and Wolf, Fairy Tail, and Okami-san and Her Seven Companions. She has also been cast in live-action television episodes and films; In 2014, she starred as Sophia in The CW's short-lived science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed.
Palencia was born and raised in Oklahoma. As a child, Palencia lived in Honduras until she was 4. Throughout her childhood she went back and forth between La Ceiba, Honduras and Owasso, Oklahoma. Her brother, Gino Palencia, works at Funimation as an ADR engineer and production assistant.
Palencia eventually settled in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Weatherford High School in 2002. While studying at the University of North Texas (UNT), she was influenced by the anime series, Dragon Ball Z. After graduating from UNT with a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2006, she began her career as a voice actress for Funimation. Palencia was also a director, but eventually decided to become a full-time actress.
Apart from her adult female voices, Palencia has been cast in younger male and female roles as well. Her brother Gino also works at Funimation as an ADR engineer and production assistant. She was formerly one of the hosts of GameStop TV and can be seen in several independent films such as The Ladies of the House and Lumberjack Man. In 2014, she had a starring role as Roman's younger sister Sophia in The CW's science fiction romantic drama Star-Crossed. The show ran for one season from February 17 to May 12, 2014.
|2007||Guitar Hero 3||Singer, various characters|
|2008-12||Dragon Ball series||Chiaotzu, Videl, Puar, Bulla|
|2008||One Piece: Unlimited Adventure||Tony Tony Chopper|
|2008||Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon||Moogle|
|2008||Guitar Hero 4||Singer, Various characters|
|2009-15||Borderlands series||Mad Moxxi|||
|2010||Donkey Kong Country Returns||Various characters|
|2011||Duke Nukem Forever||Miso, Chasity|
|2012||Kinect Star Wars||Lead Vocals ("Blasterproof")|
|2013||The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct||Various characters|
|2010||The Good Guys||Krista|
|2010||Throwing Stones||Finley Jaymes||web series|
|2011||How Not to Quit Your Day Job||Dani||short film|||
|2013||The Walking Dead||Ana||Ep. "Indifference"|
|2013||Upstream Color||Woman in Club|||
|2014||The Ladies of the House||Crystal|||
|2015||Castle||Jody Evans||Ep. "Habeas Corpse"|
- Valenzuela, Evelyn (January 14, 2014). "Actriz que brilla en Hollywood, orgullosa de ser hondureña" [Shining actress in Hollywood, proud to be Honduran]. Diario La Prensa (in Spanish). Retrieved April 25, 2014.
- Casanova, Amanda (March 19, 2014). "Star-Crossed Starling: Brina Palencia". Latino Leaders Magazine. Archived from the original on October 18, 2014. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
- Brina Palencia [BrinaPalencia] (January 5, 2013). "My husband, Paul Wingo, is in this! He's pretty adorbs" (Tweet). Retrieved September 10, 2014 – via Twitter.
- Brina Palencia (August 20, 2014). Ice Bucket Challenge (YouTube).
- "EP 10, "Brina Palencia"". That Anime Show. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
- "Anime Boston 2011: Press Panel with Voice Actress Brina Palencia Part 2 – Toon Zone News". Toonzone.net. May 2, 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
- "Brina Palencia Talks Rei and Evangelion". Active Anime. June 11, 2009.
- Review: Aquarion - DVD - Season 1 DVD Box Set 2 by Theron Martin, Anime News Network (ANN), August 1, 2008.
- Review: Dragonaut - DVD - Part 2 by Theron Martin, Anime News Network (ANN), February 11, 2010.
- Review: Dragonaut - DVD - Part 2 by Theron Martin, Anime News Network (ANN), November 9, 2009.
- "A Heart Unswaying On the Water's Surface, Part 1". Darker Than Black. Episode 13.- closing credits
- A Certain Scientific Railgun – English Cast Announcement, Funimation.com, February 7, 2013.
- VIDEO: FUNimation Previews "A Certain Scientific Railgun" Anime Dub by Joseph Luster, Crunchyroll, April 11, 2013.
- "Shelf Life - Sugar and Spice". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- Fairy Tail: Part 2 (DVD). Funimation Entertainment. 2011.
- FUNimation Confirms English Dub Casts for "Highshool DxD" and "Future Diary" by Humberto Saabedra, Crunchyroll, May 25, 2013.
- Future Diary English Cast Announcement, Funimation.com, May 25, 2013.
- Aquarion EVOL English Cast Announcement, Funimation.com, September 24, 2013.
- Rojas, Justin (July 26, 2012). "C-Control English Cast Announcement". FUNimation.
- Rojas, Justin (January 26, 2012). "Okami-San and Her Seven Companions Cast Announcement".
- "Funimation Announces Tokyo Ghoul √A English Dub Cast". Retrieved 2016-08-20.
- "Funimation Reveals Snow White with the Red Hair Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- 2K Australia, Gearbox Software. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!. 2K Games. Scene: Closing credits, 3:36 minutes in.
- Brina Palencia [BrinaPalencia] (November 6, 2015). "Hey guess what? I play Mellka in #battleborn! Thanks #gearbox #aaronlindesbeard" (Tweet). Retrieved November 10, 2015 – via Twitter.
- Jean, Sheryl (August 10, 2011). "Two SMU professors film a comedy about entrepreneurship". Dallas Morning News.
- "Upstream Color (2013) - Shane Carruth - Cast and Crew - AllMovie". allmovie.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- Desk, TV News. "VIDEO: Brina Palencia & Grey Damon on The CW's STAR-CROSSED". broadwayworld.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- Zap2it, Kate O\'Hare , (February 17, 2014). "'Star-Crossed' features star-crossed lovers -- no, really". dailyherald.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- "'Star-Crossed' Faces Love Triangles, Death Threats And Kidnappings In Episode 2". ibtimes.com. February 18, 2014. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- ""The Ladies of the House" - Movie Mezzanine". moviemezzanine.com. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- "Ladies of the House, The (2015) - Dread Central". dreadcentral.com. April 23, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2016.
- "Lumberjack Man". lumberjackmanmovie.com. Retrieved August 30, 2016. Click "Brina Palencia"