Kristen McGuire is an award winning artist and voice actress with an itchy drawing hand and an overactive imagination. Armed with a Wacom tablet and a degree in Visual Art and Communication, Kristen has managed to self-publish seven different comic books since 2008 and has won two awards for her original paintings, some of which have sold for over
five hundred dollars while on display at local art shows. Her art, which heavily feature original characters and designs have even inspired professional cosplayers in the industry who have gone on to compete in cosplay competitions utilizing Kristen’s designs.
Her comic titles include Enchanted (chapters 1-6), and A Day in the Life of a Cat Girl.
On top of her self published comics, Kristen is also internationally published as a contributor in Flame Tree Publishing’s new drawing book Drawing Basics Made Easy.
In 2013 Kristen jumped into the role of voice actress and she started working for FUNimation providing voice overs for anime. You can hear her as Young Nora in RWBY, Loop Nishigori in Yuri!!! On ICE, Rin Toyama in New Game!, Yui Obata in Anime Gataris, Mashiro Kuga in Akiba’s Trip the Animation, Dolugh in elDlive, Aira Miyamoto in Tuskigakirei, Chitose Haruna in Fuuka, Hanabi Kawai in Keijo!!!!!!!!, An Onoya in ReLIFE, Chiyo Kurihara in Prison School, Hinano Kurahashi in Assassination Classroom, Yuubari in Kantai Collection, Karen Ayugase in Castle Town Dandelion, Vera in Maria the Virgin Witch, Beach Chevro in Sky Wizards Academy, Touma in Noragami Aragoto, Charm in Heavy Object, Defier Girl in Divine Gate, Amahara in Shonen Maid, Yuri in Servamp and she also has provided additional voices in several other anime titles and indie video games.
Currently she is working as a script writer and ADR director for FUNimation. She is currently directing Citrus, airing this season on FUNimation Now, and also directed the dub of Gamers! She also served as the assistant director on elDlive and Tsukigakirei. She has adapted scripts for Dance With Devils, Dagashi Kashi, Shonen Maid, Vision of Escaflowne, Love Live! Sunshine!, Interviews With Monster Girls, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches and Kantai Collection.