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Brittney Karbowski

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Names::English name::Brittney Karbowski

Name

English

Brittney Karbowski

Professional Status

Born

June 26th, 1986[1]

Age

30

Full Name

Brittney Marie Karbowski

Gender

Female

Nationality

American

Occupation

Actor

Years Active

2005-present[2]

Employer

Funimation, Seraphim Digital, Sentai Filmworks

Notable Roles

Black☆Star (Soul Eater)
Fuko (Gilgamesh)
Apis (One Piece)
Selim Bradley and Pride (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
Mikoto Misaka and the Sisters (A Certain Magical Index)
Wendy Marvell (Fairy Tail)
Migi (Parasyte)

Personal Information

Homeland

Sugar Land, Texas

Spouse(s)

Matthew Hernandez (m. 2013)[3]

Family

One child

Brittney Marie Karbowski is a United States actress who has acted in numerous video games and in English versions of Japanese anime series for ADV Films, Funimation, Seraphim Digital, and Sentai Filmworks. She is the English voice of Black☆Star of the anime Soul Eater.

Career

In Houston, Texas, Karbowski had been working in theater productions such as Little Shop of Horrors, Seussical, and Pirates of Penzance. She got into the anime business from a director contact when she played Janet in a local stage production of The Rocky Horror Show.[4]

Her first voice acting was for ADV Films in Yumeria, Madlax, and Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick. Her first leading role with ADV Films was as Fuko in Gilgamesh,[5][6] with additional roles as Himeko Katagiri in Pani Poni Dash, Aoba Tsuzaki in Jinki: Extend,[6][7] and Ayu Tsukimiya in Kanon.

While acting, she attended the University of Houston, where she majored in theater.[6]

In 2007, she began voicing for Funimation, with a starring role as Mai in Itsudatte My Santa! In addition to portraying Black☆Star in Soul Eater for Funimation, she has portrayed Apis in One Piece, Selim Bradley and Pride in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Mikoto Misaka and the Sisters in A Certain Magical Index, and Wendy Marvell in Fairy Tail.

In 2010, she began voicing for Sentai Filmworks, portraying Ryou Fujibayashi in Clannad,[8] Yuri Nakamura in Angel Beats!, and Migi in Parasyte.

Among her live-action roles, Karbowski has portrayed Celie in Up & Down, Susie in Puncture, and a backpack girl in the parody film The Starving Games. She was slated to be a lead character Zax in an upcoming sci-fi movie Code of Evil.

Personal Life

Karbowski was briefly hospitalized with a broken neck in 2010 due to a car accident.[9]

She married Matthew Hernandez on October 11th, 2013.[3]

Soul Eater Voicing

Main article: Black Star

Soul Eater Episode 2 HD - Black Star tells Tsubaki to trust him

Karbowski as Black Star

Karbowski voices Black☆Star, meister and partner to the demon weapon Tsubaki Nakatsukasa in the first Soul Eater anime series. Karbowski is currently the only English voice actor for Medusa; she reprises her role in Soul Eater NOT!.

Trivia

  • Karbowski co-starred with Monica Rial in a production of The Rocky Horror Show. A director recommended Karbowkshi audition for ADV, beginning her career in anime dubbing.[10][4] Karbowski and Rial would later co-star as partners Black☆Star and Tsubaki Nakatsukasa in Soul Eater.

References

  1. "Brittney Karbowski – FAQ". Active Anime. Archived on 3 May 2008.
  2. Funimation (May 8, 2012). [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOUuaSNp0C4 "Cat Planet Cuties – Available on BD/DVD Combo on 5.15.12 – Cast Interview." Interview with Tia Ballard and Brittney Karbowski
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Karbowski-Hernandez Engagement." Fortbend Southwest Star Newspaper. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 10 November 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Brittney Karbowski profile". Pastorini-Bosby Talent.
  5. "Voices For Peace | Players." Voicesfor.org. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Anime Supercon (December 13, 2006). "Anime Supercon Adds Four New Guests." Comic Book Resources. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  7. "Brittney Karbowski resume." Pastorini-Bosby Talent. Resumes.breakdownexpress.com. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
  8. "Ani-Jam is Proud to Announce the Return of Brittney Karbowski as a Guest of Honor." Anime News Network. June 13, 2013. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  9. "Brittney Karbowski Briefly Hospitalized After Accident." Anime News Network. 27 March 2010. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
  10. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Resumes

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