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, 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 Tatami Nakagame in My Hero Academia, Ruri in Dr. Stone, Yu in Fire Force, Milim Nava in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Senko in the Helpful Fox Senko-San, Tama in Magical Girl Raising Project, Young Nora in RWBY, Loop Nishigori in Yuri!!! On ICE, Hinano Kurahashi in Assassination Classroom, Rin Toyama in New Game!,Code 007 in Darling in the FRANXX, Hanabi Kawai in Keijo!!!!!!!!, An Onoya in ReLIFE, Chiyo Kurihara in Prison School, Yuubari in Kantai Collection, Lancis in A Certain Magical Index III, Cleveland in Azur Lane and as well as several other characters. Her video game credits include Itsy Bitty Arachne in Smite, Mother Fearest and Ash in Borderlands 3: Psycho Krieg and the Fantastic Fustercluck, Sarah Ridley in Xeno Crisis, and more! For a full list, you can visit her Anime News Network page here: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=127814
She has served as an ADR Director for Gamers! and Citrus, as well as served as the assistant director on elDlive and Tsukigakirei. Currently she is working as a script writer for FUNimation Studios and has adapted scripts for Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, High School DXD Hero, Magical Girl Raising Project, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Helpful Fox Senko-San, Astra: Lost in Space, Dagashi Kashi, Shonen Maid, Vision of Escaflowne, Love Live! Sunshine!, Interviews With Monster Girls, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Kono Oto: Tomare, KemonoMichi: Rise Up, Kantai Collection and many more!