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Kira Buckland

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Kira Buckland
Born (1987-07-16) July 16, 1987 (age 29)
Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of Alaska Anchorage
Occupation Voice actress
Years active 2005–present

Kira Buckland (born July 16, 1987)[1] is an American voice actress who has provided numerous voices for English dubbed Japanese anime and video games. Some of her major roles are Hiyoko Saionji in the Danganronpa Series, Bloody Marie in Skullgirls, Eri Shinkai in Aika R-16: Virgin Mission, Kanae Sumida in 5 Centimeters Per Second, Izumo Kamiki in Blue Exorcist, Kuroyukihime in Accel World, 2B in Nier: Automata, and Julis-Alexia von Riessfeld in The Asterisk War.

Career[edit]

Buckland started voice acting in 2004 where she worked on radio dramas, and computer/video games and some flash animations. While a student at University of Alaska Anchorage, she became president of its anime club and founded the first Alaskan anime convention, Senshi-Con, based in Anchorage, Alaska.[2][3] Buckland graduated with a degree in Japanese.[4] She won the Anime Expo 2007 AX Idol Voice Acting competition.[5] She voices for Bang Zoom Entertainment on a variety of anime shows. Buckland returned to Senshi-Con as a guest in February 2009.

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source[6]
2008–09 Tweeny Witches Additional Voices, Hanamomo OVA series, also The Adventures
2008 Aika R-16: Virgin Mission Eri Shinkai [7][8]
2012–13 Blue Exorcist Izumo Kamiki Also Movie
2013 Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Daughter of Kyokutsu
2013–14 Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne Madoka Kyono
2013 Accel World Kuroyukihime (Black Lotus) [9]
2014 Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Ren Kogyoku Also Kingdom
2014 Blood Lad Hydra Bell [10]
2014 Kill la Kill Maimu Okurahama, Imagawa Eps. 7-8
2015–16 Durarara!!x2 Mika Harima, Blue Square Neko, Tsukiyama
2016 Aldnoah.Zero Lemrina Vers Envers [11]
2016 Love Live! Umi Sonoda [12][13]
2016–17 The Asterisk War Julis-Alexia von Riessfeld
2016 Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak Academy Hiyoko Saionji
2016 Tales of Zestiria the X Edna [8]
2016 Charlotte Ayumi Otosaka [14]
2016 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Cookie Griffon, Eco Turbine
2016 Fight Ippatsu! Jūden-chan!! Arresta Blanket [15]
2016–present Sailor Moon Mimete Viz dub [16]
2016–17 Hunter x Hunter Zushi 2011 series [17][18]
2016–17 Kuromukuro Muetta, Yukihime [19]
2016 Pokemon Generations Malva, Little Girl
2017 Rio: Rainbow Gate! Jack Mighty
TBA Skip Beat! Ruriko Matsunai Eps. 5-7, English dub in development [20]
TBA World War Blue Kurvay

Animation[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source[6]
2014 Lalaloopsy Girls: Welcome to L.A.L.A. Prep School Jewel Sparkles
2015–16 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Additional Voices Episodes: "Stormy Weather", "Animan" [21]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source[6]
2011 5 Centimeters Per Second Kanae Sumida Bandai (Bang Zoom!) dub
2014 Dive Olly Dive and the Pirate Treasure Coco [8]

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source[6]
2005 The White Chamber Sarah
2005 MapleStory Orchid, Lotus, Roo-D
2008 Castle Crashers Princesses, Medusa
2008 Eternal Poison Marie
2008 Luminous Arc 2 Karen, Elicia [22][23]
2009 Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires Custom Female Voices
2010 Heroes of Newerth Seductive Announcer, Monster Trainer Calamity
2012 Dynasty Warriors Next Custom Female Voices
2012 Skullgirls Marie [8]
2012 Dust: An Elysian Tail MaMop [8]
2012 Ragnarok Odyssey Custom Voice 12, Linde
2013 Jisei series Chance Jackson
2013 Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk Nio & Odelia Also Atelier Ayesha Plus
2013 Battle High 2 Mai Phong [8]
2013 Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory MarvelousAQL Also Re;Birth3
2013 Time and Eternity Toki
2014 Bravely Default Artemia Venus
2014 Inazuma Eleven Silvia, Hugo, Millie, Timmy, Tod
2014 Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky Nio Altugle Also Atelier Escha & Logy Plus
2014 Tales of Xillia 2 Mary, Mint, Additional Voices
2014 Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Hiyoko Saionji
2014 Fairy Fencer F Ethel, Khalara, Della, Shopkeeper Also Advent Dark Force
2014 Ar Nosurge Nay Also Ar Nosurge Plus
2014 Monster Strike Various characters
2015 HuniePop Lola Rembrite
2015 Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Honoka
2015 Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart Resta, Generia G
2015 Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Homura, Odelia
2015 The Awakened Fate Ultimatum Phyllis Izayoi
2015 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 - Record Breaker Miyako Hotsuin
2015 Lost Dimension Mana Kawai
2015 Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance Seraphina
2015 Tales of Zestiria Edna
2015 Stella Glow Dorothy
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Avatar (Female) [8][24]
2015 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Elise Schwarzer
2016 Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale Parmela
2016 Bravely Second: End Layer Artemia Venus
2016 Megatagmension Blanc + Neptune vs. Zombies Hachima
2016 Grand Kingdom Lillia Sforza
2016 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Celine
2016 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney − Spirit of Justice Trucy Wright
2016 Paladins Evie in open beta
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Eirika Family Bonds story [25]
2017 Nier: Automata 2B [8]
2017 Summon Night 6: Lost Borders Milreaf [26]
2017 Rosenkreuzstilette Schwesternschaft Lilli, Luste Teuber, Iris Zeppelin [27]
2017 Puyo Puyo Tetris Rulue
2017 Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion and Sins of an Empire [28]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kira Buckland ★ (@rinachan) - Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  2. ^ CJ (2006). "Senshi-Con 2006: Second Anime Convention held in Anchorage, Alaska". Archived from the original on December 3, 2008. Retrieved May 20, 2008. 
  3. ^ Burkhart, Aaron (March 14, 2006). "Anime Club expands this year's Senshi-Con with more events, guest". The Northern Light. Archived from the original on December 3, 2008. Retrieved November 27, 2008. 
  4. ^ "The Official of Rina-chan". Retrieved November 10, 2008. 
  5. ^ Jonathan Mays (2007). "Anime Expo 2007: Closing Ceremonies". Retrieved May 20, 2008. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Kira Buckland – Voiceover Actress" (PDF). Kira Buckland official website. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  7. ^ Kimlinger, Carl (July 13, 2008). "AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission". Anime News Network. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "Kira Buckland". behindthevoiceactors.com. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Invitation". Accel World. Episode 18. Event occurs at Closing credits. 
  10. ^ "Blood Lad BD+DVD". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved October 3, 2016. Most other roles work better, especially Sherry Lynn (best-known as the English voice for all incarnations of Sasami in the Tenchi Muyo! franchise) as Liz and Kira Buckland (Lagrange – Flower of the Rin-ne's Madoka) as Bell. The English script takes a fair amount of liberties but does not stray too far afield. 
  11. ^ "Aldnoah.Zero Dub Cast Adds Kira Buckland, Ben Pronsky, More". Anime News Network. November 18, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Love Live! Anime English Dub to Premiere on US TV Tonight". Anime News Network. February 5, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2016. 
  13. ^ Smith, G.B. (February 16, 2016). "Press Audio: The One with the Muses—Love Live! Season 1 Anime English Dub Review". The Fandom Post. Retrieved April 26, 2016. Kira Buckland gives Umi the deeper sound and solid foundation which matches the personality of Umi to a T. She’s just as adept at showing Umi’s cuter and weaker sides, her embarrassment at the thought of wearing a skimpy costume in front of a large audience and her stage fright. 
  14. ^ "Aniplex Offers 2015 Charlotte Anime on English-Dubbed Blu-ray". Anime News Network. June 5, 2016. Retrieved June 7, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Media Blasters Announces Full Juden-chan Anime Dub Cast". Anime News Network. June 6, 2016. Retrieved June 5, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Viz Media Reveals English Voice Cast for Sailor Moon S Villains". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 3, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Arrival × At × The Arena". Hunter × Hunter. Episode 27. Viz Media. November 12, 2016. Event occurs at Closing credits. Adult Swim. 
  18. ^ "Nen × And × "Nen". Hunter × Hunter. Episode 28. Viz Media. November 19, 2016. Event occurs at Closing credits. Adult Swim. 
  19. ^ "Beckoned by the Festival Music". Kuromukuro. Season 1. Episode 13. December 9, 2016. Event occurs at Credits, English Version. Netflix. 
  20. ^ "Skip Beat! Anime's Dub Teaser Previews English Opening Theme (Update)". animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  21. ^ "The Bubbler". Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. Season 1. Episode 1. December 6, 2015. Nickelodeon. 
  22. ^ Raychul (2008). "GameGirl: Interview with Kira "Rina-Chan"". Archived from the original on December 17, 2008. Retrieved November 27, 2008. 
  23. ^ http://www.siliconera.com/2014/03/28/exclusive-blazblues-noel-gurren-laganns-kamina-magical-girl-nanoha-got-caught-bermuda/
  24. ^ GameXplain (November 13, 2015). "Xenoblade Chronicles X - All English Voice Options for Player Characters". Retrieved October 3, 2016 – via YouTube. 
  25. ^ Romano, Sal (February 15, 2017). "Fire Emblem Heroes adds Ephraim, Eirika, Seliph, and Julia". Gematsu. Retrieved February 16, 2017. 
  26. ^ "Summon Night 6 Game's May 23 Release Date, English Dub Cast Revealed - News". Anime News Network. Retrieved 15 June 2017. 
  27. ^ Tdommx (August 17, 2015). "Schwer and Schwer Alike - English RKS Headquarters: Introducing Our English Cast". schwer-muta.blogspot.com. Retrieved March 29, 2017. 
  28. ^ Romano, Sal (17 May 2017). "Fallen Legion launches July 25 - Gematsu". Gematsu. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 

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