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.
Her Texan counterparts are Jessica Calvello
(for both Dallas and Houston voice acting) and Margaret Mc Donald
(for Houston based voice acting), as the said two voice actresses are often typecast into Genki Girl
Notable roles by Kira Buckland:
Tropes related to Kira Buckland:
- 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's typecast into hyper young girls.
- Playing Against Type: Izumo is more of Tsundere Ice Queen who serves as a blue oni to many characters.
- Promoted Fangirl/One of Us: Anime fan, video game fan, brony, Homestuck, Newgrounds voice actress, and fluent in and majors in Japanese.
- 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).
- Spiritual Successor: Possibly to Wendee Lee.
- Star-Making Role: While she's 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.
- Has Someone Who Is An Inspiration To Them: Has said several times that voice actress Jessica Straus is a huge inspiration to her and Jessica has said she is impress with Kira's voice work and skill after seeing her perform a parody song of Ke$ha Tik Tok as Juri Han a character Jessica plays. Even met for the first time while recording the show Accel World. Follow each other on twitter.