Creator: Kira Buckland
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 of her websites, her current Facebook account, her former Facebook account and Youtube channel for the boot.Her Texan counterparts are Jad Saxton, 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 type characters, and her Vancouver counterpart is Nicole Bouma and her Japanese counterparts are Ayane Sakura and Sarah Emi Bridcutt.
Notable roles by Kira Buckland:
- 5 Centimeters per Second (Bang Zoom! Dub): Kanae Sumita
- Accel World: Kuroyukihime
- AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission: Eri Shingai
- Blood Lad: Hydra Bell
- Blue Exorcist: Izumo Kamiki
- Durarara!!x2: Mika Harima (replacing Carrie Savage)
- Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne: Madoka Kyouno
- Magi – Labyrinth of Magic: Kougyoku Ren
- Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit: Nimka
- Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk: Nio and Odelia
- Battle High 2: Mai Phong
- Bravely Default: Artemia Venus
- Castle Crashers: The Princesses, Medusa
- Dead or Alive 5 Last Round: Honoka
- Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker: Miyako Hotsuin
- Disgaea 5: Seraphina
- Dust: An Elysian Tail: MaMop
- Huniepop: Lola Rembrite
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory: MarvelousAQL
- Inazuma Eleven: Silvia Woods, Millie Moonlight, various others
- Jisei: Chance
- Kansei: Chance
- Mugen Souls & Mugen Souls Z: Chou Chou (all of her personalities)
- My Little Pony: Fighting Is Magic : The announcer (Mayor Mare)
- Peach's Slutty Adventure: Peach, Zelda
- Skullgirls: Marie
- Super Dangan Ronpa 2: Hiyoko Saionji
- Super Smash Flash (first game only): Naruto, Announcer
- The Trapped Trilogy (Trapped, Pursuit, and Escape): Dialla Reineheart
- 50% OFF: Gou Matsuoka
- Awesome Series (Metal Gear Awesome, Metal Gear Awesome 2): Meryl
- Death Battle (Gaara vs Toph): Toph Beifong
- Double Rainboom: Twilight Sparkle
- Hellsing Ultimate Abridged: Heinkel
- PONY.MOV: Twilight Sparkle
- Sonic Shorts: Sally Acorn, Amy Rose, Bunnie Rabbot, Rouge, Tails, Elise
- Xin: Silvia
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.
- Kuroyukihime has a much more serious personality in contrast to the other characters she voiced.
- She's also recently earned another niche of fans for voicing Vriska in a number of Homestuck comic dubs.
- Hiyoko Saionji, a strong case of Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon, may be one of her meanest characters yet.
- Promoted Fangirl/One of Us: Anime fan, video game fan, brony, Homestuck, Newgrounds voice actress, and fluent in and majors in Japanese. Oh, also appears in abridged series.
- She's also a fan of No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular anime series and in her tumblr blog post, she stated that she would love to voice the main character, Tomoko Kuroki, if given the chance.
- She's a big fan of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, uses pictures of Jolyne Cujoh as her Twitter icon, cosplays as Jolyne, and voices her on a fan blog.
- She has said several times that voice actress Jessica Straus is a huge inspiration to her. In return, Jessica has said she was impressed with Kira's voice work and skill after seeing her perform a parody song of Ke$ha's song Tik Tok as Juri Han, a character Jessica plays. They eventually met for the first time while recording for Accel World and they even follow each other on Twitter.
- 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: To Wendee Lee, as they both have been known to be typecast as the energetic girl. She is also considered to be the successor of both Kate Higgins, Melissa Fahn and Carrie Savage due to their similar vocal range and typecasting (especially the latter as Kira took over one of Carrie's older roles).
- 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.
- Kuroyukihime propelled her to fame among the anime fanbase.
- Trademark Favorite Food: Mocha lattes.
- Woman of a Thousand Voices: If voicing all of Chou Chou's personalities is any indicator.