Houko Kuwashima (桑島 法子, Kuwashima Hōko, born 12 December 1975) is a Japanese voice actress and singer. She is capable of playing a variety of roles, ranging from young boys to feminine women. Kuwashima is currently affiliated with Aoni Production. Her first major role was as Yurika Misumaru in Martian Successor Nadesico. She had lead or major roles as Sango in Inuyasha, Nakahito Kagura in Steel Angel Kurumi, Marlene Angel in Blue Gender, Kenny in Beyblade, Quon Kisaragi in RahXephon, Flay Allster in Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Stella Loussier in Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny, Sheila in Tweeny Witches, Itsuki Myoudouin / Cure Sunshine in Heartcatch PreCure!, Wendy Garret in Gun Sword, Shūrei Hong in The Story of Saiunkoku, Clare in Claymore, Michru Kita in Zombie-Loan, Fuyuki Hinata in Sgt. Frog, Cirucci and Soifon in Bleach, Allison in Allison and Lilia, and Uka in Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha. In video games, she voiced Mei Ling and Para-Medic in Metal Gear Solid, Seong Mi-na in Soulcalibur, Kasumi in Dead or Alive, Presea Combatir in the Tales series, Tomoyo Sakagami in Clannad, Isara Gunther in Valkyria Chronicles and Chizuru Yukimura in Hakuoki. On films, she had voice roles as the title character in Princess Arete, Yuki Mori in Space Battleship Yamato 2199, Rosé Thomas in Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa, and Poko in Doraemon: Nobita in the Robot Kingdom. She has also performed songs for anime, such as "Tokihanate!" (解き放て), which was used as the opening theme to Blue Gender.