Luci Christian

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Luci Christian
Luci Christian.JPG
Born Louisa Michelle Christian
(1973-03-18) March 18, 1973 (age 41)
Hamilton, Texas
Residence Houston, Texas[1]
Occupation voice actress, script writer
Years active 1999-present[2]
Spouse(s) Michael Bell (m. 2008)
Children 2[1]
Relatives Kevin Christian (brother)[3]

Louisa Michelle "Luci" Christian (born March 18, 1973) is an American voice actress and ADR script writer at Funimation and Seraphim Digital who provided voices for a number of English versions of Japanese anime series, and video games.

Biography[edit]

Christian grew up in Texas where her parents were high school teachers.[3] From age 3 to 9, she participated in some local beauty pageants, and later got involved in theater programs in high school.[4] In college, she originally pursued journalism, but changed to theatre when she was offered a scholarship.[4] She got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Angelo State University and her Master of Fine Arts in Theatre at Louisiana State University.[4]

Her involvement in anime starts in ADV Films in Houston where she had some bit parts in Those Who Hunt Elves that involved about three hours of studio time. She did not hear back for some time when she got casted in Neo Ranga.[2] Her first starring role was Kaname Chidori in Full Metal Panic! series.[4] She's also roles in Super Gals!, Prétear, and Azumanga Daioh.

Christian joined the voice actors who would regularly make visits to Funimation in Dallas. She had supporting roles in the Fullmetal Alchemist series, notably Wrath and Psiren. She would later secure starring roles such as Tenma Tsukamoto in School Rumble, and Asuna Kagurazaka in Negima. In 2007, the American Anime Awards nominated her for Best Actress for her work in Princess Tutu, and Best Actress in a Comedy for her work in Desert Punk, Negima and Nerima Daikon Brothers.[5]

Her major roles was the voice of Nami in Funimation's re-dubbing of One Piece. After ADV Films closed shop, Christian continues to work in the Houston area for Sentai Filmworks as well as for Funimation. Christian voiced Nagisa Furukawa in Clannad.

Filmography[edit]

Anime roles[edit]

1999

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Other voice roles[edit]

Live-action roles[edit]

  • The Girl - Sally
  • Hell Swarm - Cleo
  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Young Mother in episode "Home of the Brave"

Video game roles[edit]

Documentaries[edit]

Production Credits[edit]

Script Adaptation[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Christian was credited for Gaige in the manual. Anthony Burch has tweeted a correction.To everyone who is asking, Gaige is voiced by Cherami Leigh. Anthony Burch on Twitter. 2012-10-05. Retrieved 2012-10-05.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Luci Christian Bell". BeeAudio. Archived from the original on 2013-05-27. Retrieved 2012-02-22.  - narrator's profile at BeeAudio
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Voice Actor Luci Christian (interview)". OtakuReview.net. 2006-03-27. Archived from the original on 2012-05-06. 
  3. ^ a b Kleiner, Sarah (2006-04-02). "District 71 Runoff: Getting to know Kevin Christian". Abilene Reporter-News. Archived from the original on 2007-01-13.  - Kevin is Luci's brother.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Levy, Jay (2003-07-21). "An Interview with Voice Actress Luci Christian". Anime News Service. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "American Anime Awards Finalists Announced". Anime News Network. 2007-02-07. 
  6. ^ http://www.dvdverdict.com/reviews/magicalshoppingarcade.php
  7. ^ a b c Carle, Chris (2006-06-15). "Babes of ADV Voice-Over: Luci Christian". IGN. 
  8. ^ http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2009-12-17/funimation-confirms-strike-witches-cast-fma-street-date
  9. ^ Rojas, Justin (February 23, 2012). "Cat Planet Cuties Cast Announcement". Funimation Blog. Funimation. 
  10. ^ Rojas, Justin (January 26, 2012). "Okami-San and Her Seven Companions Cast Announcement". 
  11. ^ Learn Math: Money & Making Change (YouTube) (YouTube) (trailer). Rock 'N Learn. 2009-11-25. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  12. ^ "Borderlands 2 Manual" (PDF). Steam (Valve Corporation). p. 31. Retrieved 2012-10-05. 

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