Houko Kuwashima

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Houko Kuwashima
Native name 桑島法子
Born (1975-12-12) December 12, 1975 (age 40)
Kanegasaki, Iwate, Japan
Occupation
Years active 1995–present
Agent Aoni Production
Notable work
Height 158 cm (5 ft 2 in)

Houko Kuwashima (桑島法子 Kuwashima Hōko?, born December 12, 1975 in Kanegasaki, Iwate) is a Japanese voice actress and singer.[1] She is capable of playing a variety of roles, ranging from young boys to feminine women. Kuwashima is currently affiliated with Aoni Production.[1] She served as one of the replacements of Tomoko Kawakami, who died on June 9, 2011 from ovarian cancer.

Filmography[edit]

Television animation[edit]

Television voice performances
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Martian Successor Nadesico Yurika Misumaru [2]
1996 Detective Conan Ayako Nanigawa [3]
1997 Chūka Ichiban! Miss Lan (episode 18)
1997 Pokémon Bucky (episode 191)
1997 Slayers Try Filia Ul Copt
1998 Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden Shirobon [4]
1998 Dokkiri Doctor Miyuki Koizumi
1999 Betterman Misako [4]
1999 Beyblade Kyōju
1999 Blue Gender Marlene Angel [4]
1999 Infinite Ryvius Aoi Housen
1999 Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne Maron Kusakabe/Kaito Jeanne
1999 One Piece Going Merry
Victoria Cindry
1999 Steel Angel Kurumi Nakahito Kagura
2000 Argento Soma Harriet Bartholemew
Maki Agata
2000 Harukanaru Toki no Naka de Hachiyō Shō Morimura Ran
2000 InuYasha Sango [4]
2001 Angelic Layer Sai Jōnōchi [4]
2001 Final Fantasy: Unlimited Miles [4]
2001 Noir Kirika Yuumura [4]
2001 Princess Arete Arete
2001 X (manga) Satsuki Yatouji [4]
2001 ZOE: Dolores, i Dolores
2002 Azumanga Daioh Kagura [4]
2002 Chobits Minoru Kokubunji [4]
2002 Gravion Leele
2002 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Flay Allster
Natarle Badgiruel
Via Hibiki
2002 RahXephon Quon Kisaragi [4]
2002 The Twelve Kingdoms Shōkei
2002 UFO Princess Valkyrie Chorus
2003 Detective Academy Q Megumi Minami
2003 Fullmetal Alchemist Rosé Thomas [4]
2003 Mermaid Saga Rin [4]
2003 Ninja Scroll: The Series Shigure
2003 Zatch Bell! Kolulu
2004 The Adventures of Tweeny Witches Sheila
2004 Bleach Soifon (episode 206+)
Cirucci Sanderwicci
Tsuki
2004 Gravion Zwei Leele
2004 Gun Sword Wendy Garret [4]
2004 Madlax Margaret Burton [4]
2004 Mars Daybreak Vestemona Lauren
2004 Melody of Oblivion Bocca [4]
2004 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Stella Loussier[5]:30
Rey Za Burrel (young)
2004 Monster Johan & Anna's mother
Vietnamese female doctor (episode 34, 51)
[4]
2004 Sgt. Frog Fuyuki Hinata (episode 232-358)
Shirara
Meru (movie 2)
2005 Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu Mayumi Shiina
2005 Fate/stay night Mordred
2005 Transformer Galaxy Force Hop
2005 Trinity Blood Sister Agnes
2006 Ayakashi: Tenshu Monogatari Tomihime
2006 Black Lagoon: The Second Barrage Yukio Washimine
2006 D.Gray-Man Lala
2006 Ergo Proxy Kristeva [4]
2006 Kekkaishi Yomi Kasuga
2006 Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple Kaede Tanimoto
2006 Kyō no Go no Ni Ryōta Sato
2006 La Corda d'Oro ~primo passo~ Mizue Sakimoto
2006 Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Yukari (episode 13)
2006 The Story of Saiunkoku Shūrei Kō [4]
2007 Bamboo Blade Miyako Miyazaki
2007 Clannad Tomoyo Sakagami [4]
2007 Claymore Clare [4]
2007 Dennō Coil Isako
2007 El Cazador de la Bruja Illis Gonzalez (episode 9)
2007 Hell Girl: Two Mirrors Yayoi Kurayoshi (episode 2)
2007 Jūsō Kikō Dancouga Nova Kurara Tachibana
2007 Macross Frontier Nanase Matsura
Canaria Bernstein
2007 MapleStory Al
2007 Shigurui: Death Frenzy Mie Iwamoto
2007 Shining Tears X Wind Xecty Ein and The Eternal Forest's Chanting
2007 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Yuki Mori
2007 Simoun Guragiefu
2007 Zombie-Loan Michiru Kita
2008 Allison & Lillia Allison Whittington (adult)
2008 Aria Atora Monteverdi
2008 Clannad: After Story Tomoyo Sakagami [4]
2008 Kaiba Kaiba
2008 Kurozuka Rai
2008 My-Otome 0~S.ifr~ Una Shamrock
2008 Soul Eater Medusa
2009 InuYasha: Kanketsu-hen Sango [4]
2009 Kobato Chitose Mihara
2009 Umi Monogatari: Anata ga Ite Kureta Koto Sedna
2010 Darker Than Black: Ryūsei no Gemini Shion Pavilchenko
2010 Digimon Xros Wars Nene Amano
Cutemon
Lilithmon
2010—present Hakuouki series Chizuru Yukimura
2010 HeartCatch PreCure! Itsuki Myōdōin/Cure Sunshine [4]
2010 Iron Man Maria (episode 6)
2010 Nurarihyon no Mago: Sennen Makyo Yohime
2011 Digimon Xros Wars: The Young Hunters Who Leap Through the Time Ren Tobari
2011 Gosick Harminia
2011 Wish Upon the Pleiades Minato
2012 Ginga e Kickoff!! Misaki Shimizu
2012 Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine Angelica (episode 6)
2012 Sankarea: Undying Love Satsuki (episodes 0, 2, 11-12)
2012 Seitokai no Ichizon Lv.2 Runa Minase
2012 Shakugan no Shana Final Rebecca Reed [4]
2012 Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan Kaguya
2013 Oreimo. Kaori Makishima [4]
2014 Cross Ange Vivian
2014 Hero Bank Ai Kōshō
2014 Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha Uka-no-Mitama-no-Kami
2014 Lord Marksman and Vanadis Black Bow
2013 Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live Goddess of the Prism
2014 Space Dandy Scarlett
2014 Sword Art Online II Urðr
2014 Dragon Ball Kai Blind boy who meets Majin Boo
2014 World Trigger Kyōko Sawamura[6][7]
Rei Nasu[7]
2015 Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Green Esmeraude
2015 Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Sonoko Machida
2015 Durarara!!x2 Ten Kasane Kujiragi
2015 Subete ga F ni Naru Momoko Kunieda
2015 Osomatsu-san Jyushimatsu's Girlfriend (Episode 9)
2016 Gintama Shinsuke Takasugi (Young)

Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Original video animation voice performances
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3 Kajiwara Saku
2007 Tales of Symphonia: The Animation Presea Combatir
2008 Quiz Magic Academy Ruquia
2011 Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock Beri
2012 Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple Rachel Stanley
2013 Iron Man: Rise of Technovore Sasha Hammer
2016 The Kubikiri Cycle Rei Handa

Theatrical Animation[edit]

Theatrical animation voice performances
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Doraemon: Nobita in the Robot Kingdom Poco
2008 Detective Conan: Full Score of Fear Reiko Akiba
2015 The Empire of Corpses Moneypenny

Video games[edit]

Video game voice performances
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Metal Gear Solid Mei Ling PS, also Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty in 2001 for PS2[4]
1998 Soulcalibur Seung Mina Arcade[4]
2001 Dead or Alive 3 Kasumi Xbox, also multiple other games of the Dead or Alive series[4][8]
2007 Shining Force EXA Cyrille PS2[4]
2007 Tales of Fandom Vol. 2 Presea PS2[4]
2015 Dragon Ball Xenoverse Time Patroller (Female 5) PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One[4]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Elma Wii U[9]

Dubbing roles[edit]

Dubbing performances
Title Role Notes
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Sondra McCallister (Daiana Campeanu)
Nine Months Shannon Dwyer (Ashley Johnson)
Arthur Sue Ellen Armstrong (Patricia Rodriguez)
Pleasantville Margaret Henderson (Marley Shelton)
The Virgin Suicides Cecilia Lisbon (Hanna R. Hall)
Thomas and the Magic Railroad Lily (Mara Wilson)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Morgan Brody (Elisabeth Harnois)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Demetra/The Deceiver (Courtney Jines)
Out of Reach Irena Morawska (Ida Nowakowska)
W.I.T.C.H Wilhelmina "Will" Vandom (Kelly Stables)
American Pie Presents: Band Camp Elyse Houston (Arielle Kebbel)
Flyboys Lucienne (Jennifer Decker)
My Super Ex-Girlfriend Hannah Lewis (Anna Faris)
Underdog Sweet Polly Purebred (Amy Adams)
Beowulf Ursula (Alison Lohman)
Wild Child Poppy Moore (Emma Roberts)
Doubt Sister James (Amy Adams)
It's Alive Lenore Harker (Bijou Phillips) DVD release
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Syrena (Astrid Berges-Frisbey)
X-Men: First Class Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne)
Ender's Game Alai (Suraj Parthasarathy)
X-Men: Apocalypse Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Doi, Hitoshi. "Kuwashima Houko". Seiyuu Database. January 3, 2011. Retrieved January 9, 2011. Archived January 9, 2011, at WebCite
  2. ^ "Kidou Senkan Nadesico [1996-1997] (anime)". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Meitantei Conan (Detective Conan) (anime)". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 20, 2016. 
  4. ^ 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 Doi, Hitoshi. "Kuwashima Houko roles". Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  5. ^ Kanoh, Arata (January 2007). "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny". Newtype USA. 6 (1). pp. 26–35. ISSN 1541-4817. 
  6. ^ "Character List (Official Website)". TV Asahi. December 14, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "World Trigger Anime Casts Umeka Shouji, Houko Kuwashima, Chihiro Ikki as Nasu Squad". August 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Search results for "Dead or Alive" in game database". Seiyuu Database. Retrieved September 10, 2016. 
  9. ^ ""Outstanding" Japanese Voice Cast Hired For Xenoblade Chronicles X Says Producer". Siliconera.com. January 22, 2015. Retrieved September 10, 2016. 

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