Better known as Rina-chan, Kira Buckland is a voice actress best known for her roles in many, many Newgrounds
productions as well as a bunch of indie games. She's voiced in several anime and her console game debut was as Medusa and various princesses in Castle Crashers
Here's her Twitter account
, both her website
, her current Facebook account
, her former Facebook account
and Youtube channel
for the boot.
Notable roles by Kira Buckland:
- 5 Centimeters per Second (Bang Zoom! Dub): Kanae Sumita
- Accel World: Kuroyukihime
- AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission: Eri Shingai
- Atelier Ayesha The Alchemist Of Dusk: Nio and Odelia
- Awesome Series (Metal Gear Awesome, Metal Gear Awesome 2): Meryl
- Battle High 2: Mai Phong
- Blue Exorcist: Izumo Kamiki
- Bravely Default: Artemia Venus
- Castle Crashers: The Princesses, Medusa
- Double Rainboom: Twilight Sparkle
- Dust: An Elysian Tail: MaMop
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory: MarvelousAQL
- Inazuma Eleven: Silvia Woods, Millie Moonlight, various others
- Jisei: Chance
- Kansei: Chance
- Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne: Madoka Kyouno
- Magi - Labyrinth of Magic: Kougyoku Ren
- Mugen Souls & Mugen Souls Z: Chou Chou (all of her personalities)
- My Little Pony Fighting Is Magic: The announcer (Mayor Mare)
- Pony Dot Mov: Twilight Sparkle
- Skullgirls: Marie
- Peach's Slutty Adventure: Peach, Zelda
- Seirei no Moribito: Nimka
- Sonic Shorts: Sally Acorn, Amy Rose, Bunnie Rabbot, Rouge, Tails, Elise
- Super Dangan Ronpa 2: Hiyoko Saionji
- Super Smash Flash: Naruto (First game only)
- The Trapped Trilogy (Trapped, Pursuit, and Escape): Dialla Reineheart
- Xin: Silvia
Tropes related to Kira Buckland:
- Ascended Fangirl/One of Us: Anime fan, video game fan, brony, Homestuck, Newgrounds voice actress, and fluent in and majors in Japanese.
- She's also a fan of Watamote anime series and in her tumblr blog post, she stated that she would love to voice the main character, Tomoki Kuroki, if given the chance.
- She is a big fan of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and uses pictures of Jolyne Cujoh as her Twitter icon. She also cosplayed as Jolyne at a recent con.
- Big In Japan: Her Skullgirls character, Bloody Marie is very popular in Japan. One of the reasons is that they love her voice.
- Bilingual Bonus: She's fluent in both English and Japanese.
- Genki Girl: A large number of her characters can fit into this in both anime, video games, and web animation. See Pigeonholed Voice Actor below.
- Pigeonholed Voice Actor: According to her, she is typecast into hyper young girls.
- Playing Against Type: Izumo is more of Tsundere Ice Queen who serves as a blue oni to many characters.
- Relationship Voice Actor: Worked alongside with many of the newer voice actors (Christine Marie Cabanos, Cristina Valenzuela, Sarah Williams, Xanthe Huynh, Shelby Lindley, Lauren Landa, Edwyn Tiong) and even the top veteran ones (Johnny Yong Bosch, Kyle Hebert, Cassandra Lee).
- Star-Making Role: While she is highly recognizable within the Newgrounds community, her recent roles as Izumo Kamiki, Madoka, Chou Chou, helped grant her some recognition among the anime fans.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Mocha lattes.
- Woman of a Thousand Voices: If voicing all of Chou Chou's personalities is any indicator.