Cristina Valenzuela, known by her stage name Cristina Vee, is an American actress and singer who provides voices for anime and video game productions. She voices Marinette Dupain-Cheng/Ladybug and the Ladybug Sentimonster in the English dubbed version of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir.
Some of her voice roles include Louise in The Familiar of Zero, Nanoha Takamachi in the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha series, Mio Akiyama in K-On!, Homura Akemi in Madoka Magica, Meiko Mochizuki in Digimon Adventure tri., Rei Hino/Sailor Mars in the Viz Media redub of Sailor Moon, and the Honoka sisters in Knights of Sidonia. On screen, she's the co-host for AnimeTV with Johnny Yong Bosch, the second live portrayal of Haruhi Suzumiya in The Adventures of the ASOS Brigade after Patricia Ja Lee, and the Vesper Vasquez in Power Ranger HyperForce. She also voices Julia Cooper in PINY: Institute of New York and guest-starred in Steven Universe as the Little Voice and Jay-Ten She has been part of several video games, including Riven in League of Legends, Monaca Towa in Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, Shantae in Pirate's Curse and Half-Genie Hero, and Robyn Hill in RWBY. She also took over for the late Russi Taylor as the voice of young Donald Duck in the 2017 version of Ducktales.
In March 2012, Cristina started a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to produce an animated music video in conjunction with Cybergraphix Animation and Studio APPP. The main character of the video, "Cristina Veecaloid", was designed by Skullgirls creative director Alex Ahad. She is involved in casting and directing the Skullgirls web series, as well as voicing the character Cerebella. She was also a host of IGN's IPL4 and IPL5 League of Legends tournaments in Las Vegas, Nevada. She also sings and has a large YouTube following. She collaborated with the artist/singer CG5 to cover No Matter What, a song from Steven Universe: The Movie.
- Cristina is part of Team Valor in Pokémon Go.
- Her favorite part of Season 1 is the umbrella scene in the episode "Stoneheart".
- She considers "Ladrien" to be the best ship between Marinette and Adrien.
- However, according to her at an Anime Impulse 2020 panel, she now ships Lukanette.
- Cristina learned she was cast as Marinette on February 23, 2015.
- As of October 27th, 2017, she has been a part of Give Heart Records, where she commonly uploads cover songs.
- Cristina and her co-star Bryce Papenbrook both appear and interact in Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls.
- She also dubs Nightmare Ladybug in "Sandboy" and Akumatized Ladybug Illusion in "Catalyst".
- Cristina's official website
- Cristina's IMDb
- Cristina's Behind the Voice Actors
- Cristina's Twitter
- Cristina's Facebook
- Cristina's YouTube