We found a third-year Ketsubutsu Academy High School student who wanted to join our 2023 lineup. Please welcome actress and director Kristen McGuire, who voices Tatami Nakagame from My Hero Academia, to the Washington State Summer Con on June 22nd through the 25th in Puyallup.
Kristen McGuire is an American voice actress and scriptwriter affiliated with Funimation and Bang Zoom! Entertainment. She started as a comic book artist before joining Funimation as a voice actress. Some of her noteworthy roles include Milim Nava in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Ruri in Dr. Stone, Chiyo Kurihara in Prison School, Senko in the English dub of The Helpful Fox Senko-san, and Alice in The Duke of Death and His Maid.
McGuire started working professionally as a comic artist. She was later invited to a comic book convention as a guest of honor, where she met a voice actor with Funimation. After hearing Funimation offered open auditions, she decided to apply. Five months later, in June 2013, she was asked to come in for an audition, where she was cast as minor characters in a Funimation dub