Brittney Karbowski

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Brittney Karbowski
Born Brittney Marie Karbowski
(1986-06-26) June 26, 1986 (age 29)[1]
Sugar Land, Texas
Alma mater University of Houston
Occupation Voice actress
Years active 2005–present[2]
Agent Inventive Artists[3]
Spouse(s) Matthew Hernandez (m. 2013)[4]
Children 1

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


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.[5] She voiced in Yumeria, Madlax, and Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick. Her first leading role with ADV Films came in Gilgamesh where she played Fuko.[6][7] She attended University of Houston briefly where she majored in theater.[7] In 2006, she had starring voice roles as Himeko Katagiri in Pani Poni Dash and as Aoba Tsuzaki in Jinki: Extend.[7][8] 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![8] In 2009 she voiced the lead role Nina Yamada in Save Me! Lollipop.[9]

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.[10]

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 briefly hospitalized with a broken neck in 2010 due to a car accident.[11]

She married Matthew Hernandez on October 11, 2013.[4]




Live action[edit]

List of acting performances in film
Year Title Role Notes Refs[8]
2010 Up & Down Celie [40][41]
2011 Garage Band: The Mini-Musical Patti Grouped under Additional Vocals
film produced by Chuck Norfolk
2011 Puncture Susie
2012 Abel's Field Stacy (Blonde Girl 1) [43]
2012 Code of Evil Zax In production, lead role [8][44]
2012 Conjecture Reporter Short feature film  
2013 The Starving Games Backpack Girl   [45]


  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. Interview with Tia Ballard and Brittney Karbowski 
  3. ^ "BRITTNEY KARBOWSKI - INVENTIVE ARTISTS AGENCY". Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Karbowski-Hernandez Engagement". Fortbend Southwest Star Newspaper. August 14, 2013. Retrieved November 10, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Brittney Karbowski profile". Pastorini-Bosby Talent. 
  6. ^ "Voices For Peace | Players". Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g Anime Supercon (December 13, 2006). "Anime Supercon Adds Four New Guests". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ "Brittney Karbowski". Misty Ikubi. November 23, 2010. Reprinted from her profile at the Ikkicon V anime convention. 
  10. ^ 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. 
  11. ^ "Brittney Karbowski Briefly Hospitalized After Accident". Anime News Network. March 27, 2010. Retrieved June 21, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "2011 Brittney Karbowski | Florida Anime Experience | May 23–25, 2014". Florida Anime Experience. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Town". Air. Episode 2. Closing credits. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h "MTAC Welcomes Brittney Karbowski". Middle Tennessee Anime Convention. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  15. ^ "A Heart Unswaying On the Water's Surface, Part 1". Darker Than Black. Episode 13. Closing credits. 
  16. ^ "File 5: Silent Christmas Part 1". Ghost Hunt. Episode 12. Closing credits. 
  17. ^ 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. 
  18. ^ "Fate". Murder Princess. Episode 5. Closing credits – via Hulu. 
  19. ^ a b c d e f "Brittney Karbowski". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  20. ^ "DVD Review: Soul Eater". Leeds Guide Magazine. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Soul Eater Part 1 – Review". Anime News Network. February 9, 2010. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Rejection". Chaos Head. Episode 9. Closing Credits. 
  23. ^ Beveridge, Chris (August 30, 2013). ""FUNimation Reveals ‘Maken-Ki!’ Anime Dub Cast & Trailer"". The Fandom Post. 
  24. ^ "Summer Wars - Movie Info - Houston, TX -". August 1, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  25. ^ Rojas, Justin (October 12, 2011). "Cast Announcement for B Gata H Kei – Yamada's First Time". Funimation. 
  26. ^ "Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei – Review". Anime News Network. June 20, 2012. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 
  27. ^ Green, Scott (August 14, 2013). "Sentai Filmworks Announces "AKB0048" and "Campione!" English Dub Casts". Crunchyroll. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  28. ^ "Funimation Reveals Jormungand's English Voice Cast, English Trailer – News". Anime News Network. August 30, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  29. ^ "Crime Coefficient". Psycho-Pass. Episode 1. 2012. Closing credits. 
  30. ^ "Official Rozen Maiden Zurücksplen English Dub Cast". Sentai Filmworks. September 15, 2014. 
  31. ^ Toonami premier of Akame ga Kill! episode 1
  32. ^
  33. ^ "Chris Patton, Luci Christian Star in Black Bullet English Dub". Anime News Network. September 24, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  34. ^ Green, Scott (December 3, 2014). ""Dog & Scissors" English Dub Cast Announced". Crunchyroll. 
  35. ^ "Official Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! English Dub Cast List" (Press release). Sentai Filmworks. January 27, 2015. Retrieved January 27, 2015. 
  36. ^ "Official Magical Warfare English Dub Cast List". Anime News Network. May 21, 2015. Retrieved May 21, 2015. 
  37. ^ "Official Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse English Dub Voice Cast". Sentai Filmworks. January 20, 2015. 
  38. ^ "Brittney Karbowski, Adam Gibbs Star in Parasyte English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. October 2, 2015. 
  39. ^ "That Poisonous Meeting". Selector Infected WIXOSS. Episode 2. 2015. Closing credits. 
  40. ^ Propes, Richard. ""Up & Down" a Feel-Good Romantic Comedy". The Independent Critic. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  41. ^ "Up and Down: Philip Hayes, Tod Huntington, Julin Jean, Brittney Karbowski: Amazon Video". ASIN B00BO29ZV8. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  42. ^ "About Garage Band: The Mini-Musical" (Facebook profile). Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  43. ^ Rolfe, Donna. "Abel's Field – Review". Dove Family Foundation. Retrieved 2015-04-20. 
  44. ^ "First Casting Announcement For The Upcoming Sci-fi/ Horror Film CODE OF EVIL — GeekTyrant". Geek Tyrant. March 9, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2014. 
  45. ^ "The Starving Games publicity still of Maiara Walsh & Brittney Karbowski". December 1, 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2014. 

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