Kira Buckland is a voice actor whose work mainly includes characters in English-dubbed Japanese anime, cartoons, and video games. She has over 300 voice credits including the anime television series Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, and role-playing video game Genshin Impact.

Born and raised in Alaska, Buckland studied Japanese at UAA. When she was a student at West High School she founded Senshi-Con, an annual anime convention in Anchorage that still happens every year. 

On top of all that, she also founded the Voice Acting Club, an online community that aims to bring voice actors and content creators together.

ATMI producer, and aspiring voice actor, Jordan Kehl spoke with Buckland about her career. She talks about the various projects she’s lended her voice to, her Alaskan roots, and shares advice for people trying to get into the business.

Hosted by Lu Ramirez de Searns.

Music by Kendrick Whiteman and Devin Shreckengost.


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