Shiho Niiyama (新山 志保, March 21, 1970 – February 7, 2000) was a Japanese voice actress born in Matsuyama, Ehime. Making her debut in 1992, her forte was that of the Dark Action Girl and bishounen roles. Niiyama had been close friends with Megumi Ogata and Shinichi Yamada since they were classmates hailing from the same voice acting school.
Niiyama retired from voice acting after her leukemia diagnosis in July 1998. She later passed away from pneumonia while undergoing a bone marrow transplant on February 7, 2000 at age 29.
Notable roles by Shiho Niiyama:
- Deedlit in the Record of Lodoss War TV series, replacing Yumi Touma (she herself would be replaced with Junko Noda for the last 6 eps.)
- Doris O'Connor in Marmalade Boy
- Gene Petromolla and Span 'The Swift Thunder' Corkilneipha in Mitsumete Knight
- Kimberly Hart/The Pink Ranger in the Japanese dub of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
- Momiji Kagariya in Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko (darrined by Satsuki Yukino in the TV series)
- Risa Kanzaki in Neighborhood Story (darrined by Urara Takano in Paradise Kiss, again for obvious reasons)
- Seiya Kou/Sailor Star Fighter in Sailor Moon (darrined by Marina Inoue in Sailor Moon Cosmos)
- Suou Takamura in CLAMP School Detectives