Wakako Matsumoto (松本 和香子, born April 1, 1961) better known as Kujira (くじら) is a Japanese voice actress from the Tokyo Metropolis area. She's employed by 81 Produce. Veteran voice actor Shigeru Chiba also from 81 Produce gave her the nickname Kujira, meaning "whale".
Kujira's distinctive voice is described as hoarse and androgynous. Thus many of her roles are middle-aged she's best known as Orochimaru from the Naruto franchise.
- Chaos;Child - Katsuko Momose
- Danganronpa: The Animation - Sakura Ōgami
- Kekkaishi - Shirahago/Hizuki
- Lucky☆Star - Teacher (ep1)
- Naruto - Orochimaru
- Naruto: Shippūden - Orochimaru
- Naruto spin off! Rock Lee & his ninja pals - Orochimaru
- One Piece - Sweet Pea
- A Tree of Palme - Scruffy
- Cowboy Bebop The Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Old Woman
- Naruto Shippūden The Movie: Bonds - Orochimaru
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