We can announce that our lead Voice-Actor for Alcon 2018 this 30th August - 2nd Septmeber ( Tickets are available @ www.alcon.org.uk
) shall be Kira Buckland - Voice Actress, best known as Umi in Love Live amongst 50 other anime & gaming roles.
Originally from Alaska, Kira Buckland got her start voice acting for online projects, and later moved on to voice a variety of roles in anime, most notably Umi in Love Live, Julis in The Asterisk War, Izumo in Blue Exorcist, Kuroyukihime in Accel World, Kogyoku in Magi, Zushi in Hunter x Hunter, Hydra Bell in Blood Lad, Kanae in 5 Centimeters Per Second, Mika in Durarara x2, Cookie and Eco in Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, and Mimete in the new Sailor Moon dub. She was also featured in “Miraculous Ladybug” as Alix/Timebreaker.
As an avid gamer, she is happy to have lent her voice to quite a few video games, including NieR: Automata (2B), Street Fighter V (Falke), Detective Pikachu (Emilia Christie), Fire Emblem Heroes (Eirika & Katarina), Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice (Trucy Wright), Tales of Zestiria (Edna), Danganronpa 2 (Hiyoko Saionji), Disgaea 5 (Seraphina), Dead or Alive 5: Last Round (Honoka), Skullgirls (Marie), Paladins (Evie), Trails of Cold Steel (Elise & Celine), Bravely Default (Artemia), Hyperdimension Neptunia V (Marvy), Castle Crashers (Princesses/Medusa), and many more. Not forgetting her Internet roots, she still provides voice work for popular projects such as Kou/Gou in 50% Off and Aerith in FF7 Machinabridged.
Her addictions include cats, makeup, espresso, and classic rock. She also cosplays under the name “Lady Stardust,” and is a huge fan of the manga series “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.” Follow her on Twitter @rinachan or Facebook @Kira