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Donna As Voice Actor

Donna is a narrator and actor whose announcements can be heard on the famous Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train, Northwest Airlines Japanese business lounges, NHK Specials and NHK Bilingual News. Donna is the voice of Raising Heart in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, Yuko in Strange Dawn, the Celtic narrator for Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, Angela in Silent Hill 2 and the mad Claudia in Silent Hill 3. Donna’s warm voice is in demand for NHK documentaries, one of which won the silver medal in 2007 at the New York Television Festival for “Climate in Crisis Part One”. Since 2009 Donna has been a member of the Tokyo improv comedy group “Spontaneous Confusion” performing at their monthly shows.

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  • Character Voices

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  • Various

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NHK DOCUMENTARY

NHK Documentary programs including “Our
Precious Life”, “My Dream Job”, “Sichuan Earthquake”,
“Asian Inspirations”, “The Professionals”,
and NHK “Mark of Beauty”,

RECENT NARRATION JOBS

  • Avex Trax Sound logos
  • Emperor Showa Memorial Hall English (audio guide)
  • Shosoin NARA National Museum English guide
  • Tokyo FM “Blue Ocean” title call
  • Kyoto Miyabi no Shizuku
  • MIP Green Award “Climate in Crisis”
  • Shiseido VP “The Mark of Beauty”
  • Nihon Canpack The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries VP
  • Tokaido Shinkansen English announcement
  • Prada Japan Company telephone guidance
  • Kose “Beaute de Kose” (Sound Logo)
  • Mazda (zoom zoom) (Sound Logo)
  • Mercedes Benz Japan car navigation English Guidance
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicle narration (Irish Accent)
  • JAL Classic and J Pops Now 2001-04 DJ

VOICE CHARACTER JOBS

  • NHK Animation “Little Charo 2” (Kanon, Charo’s mother)
  • Raising Heart in all Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha series
  • “Pooky” (as Poochy and others)
  • Konami “Silent Hill 2 and 3” motion capture and narration
  • Gamesoft character Anesthesia / Dr. Cutter in Rumble Roses
  • Animation Yuko in Strange Dawn 1

SPEAKER

  • Siggraph 2009 Yokohama “Tips on successful voice recording”
  • Australian Embassy 2010 “Why the Australian accent is good”
  • Anime Fair 2010 “Tips on successful voice recording”

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Donna Burke English Profile (updated 2012-11)

Links

Link to Donna Burke on Wikipedia
Youtube links

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