Hōko Kuwashima (桑島 法子 Kuwashima Hōko), is the voice of Kagura. She is a seiyū and singer born December 12, 1975 in Kanegasaki, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. She is capable of playing a variety of roles, ranging from young boys to feminine women. Kuwashima is currently affiliated with Aoni Production. Her given name, Hōko (法子), is sometimes misread as Noriko, even in Japan. This may be due to the fact that Noriko is another valid reading of 法子, as seen in the name of Noriko Sakai, a famous Japanese actress. Her voice acting career began in the middle '90s. She is known for often voicing characters that die in the story. She gives off a very Japanese formal and serious feeling when with others. She is affiliated with Aoni Production. Other anime she has appeared in include Bleach, Chobits, D.Gray-man, Detective Conan, Fullmetal Alchemist, InuYasha, Sgt. Frog, One Piece, Dr. Slump, Pokémon and Soul Eater. She has also appeared in several video games. Her blood type is A.