Actor / Director / Script Writer
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 Tatami Nakagame in My Hero Academia, Milim Nava in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Senko in Helpful Fox Senko-San, Haru Shirazu in Tokyo Ghoul: RE, Tama in Magical Girl Raising Project, 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, Touma in Noragami Aragoto, Charm in Heavy Object, Code 007 in Darling in the FRANXX, Amahara in Shonen Maid, Yuri in Servamp and as well as several other characters. For a full list, you can visit her Anime News Network page here: https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=127814
She has directed the dubs for Gamers! and Citrus, as well as served as the assistant director on elDlive and Tsukigakirei. Currently she is working as a full time 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, Dagashi Kashi, Shonen Maid, Vision of Escaflowne, Love Live! Sunshine!, Interviews With Monster Girls, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches and Kantai Collection and more!
Sci-fi Convention Guest Appearances
- Metrocon 2022 - July 15-17, 2022 in Tampa, FL
- Fan Expo Denver 2022 - July 1-3, 2022 in Denver, CO
- Fan Expo Dallas 2022 - June 17-19, 2022 in Dallas, TX
- Comic Con Liverpool 2022 - May 21-22, 2022 in Liverpool, UK
Fan Expo Portland 2022 - January 21-23, 2022 in Portland, ORConvention Cancelled
- Fan Expo New Orleans 2022 - January 7-9, 2022 in New Orleans, LA 2021
- Fan Expo Dallas 2021 - September 17-19, 2021 in Dallas, TX 2020
GalaxyCon Raleigh 2020 - July 30 - August 2, 2020 in Raleigh, NCConvention Postponed
- GalaxyCon Richmond 2020 - February 28 - March 1, 2020 in Richmond, VA 2017
- Burleson Arts & Manga Festival 2017 - September 16, 2017 in Burleson, TX 2016
- NerdaCon 2016 - November 11-12, 2016 in Columbus, GA
- Burleson Arts & Manga Festival 2016 - September 17, 2016 in Burleson, TX 2015
- NerdaCon 2015 - November 6-7, 2015 in Columbus, GA
- Burleson Arts & Manga Festival 2015 - September 14, 2015 in Burleson, TX
- Glitchcon 2015 - July 31 - August 2, 2015 in Springdale, AR 2014
- Tyler Rose City Comic Con 2014 - October 25-26, 2014 in Tyler, TX
14 confirmed guest appearances
View Kristen McGuire on FanCons.com for 47 additional guest appearances