Hsien Ko
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Hsien Ko

Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Hsien Ko with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Darkstalkers

Created by Pokejedservo on Oct 7 2009
Special thanks to NCZ for additional sound clips.
Darkstalkers (1995)
Hsien-KoLisa Ann Beley
Lisa Ann Beley
Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge (1998)
Hsien-KoNicole Oliver
Nicole Oliver
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (2011)
Hsien-KoHunter MacKenzie Austin
Hunter MacKenzie Austin


Whether you know her as Lei Lei or as Hsien Ko this rather buxom Kuang Shi is one of the lovely ladies of the Darkstalkers series.

In the reviled North American Darkstalkers animated series she was voiced by Ocean Group VA Lisa Ann Beley. Yes I am well aware of how many were not thrilled with her metallic hands and lack of blue skin, but I didn't think her voice was so bad though. While its not one of Lisa's best performances I did like on how it sounded like she did some attempt on the accent and it did fit her persona in this show.

In the Darkstalkers Anime's English Dub she was voiced by Ocean Group VA Nicole Oliver and I must say I had mixed feelings. To be honest I was surprised when I heard Nicole's handiwork as I didn't picture Hsien Ko to sound like that at all. Well don't get me wrong Nicole Oliver is not a bad VA but it seemed a bit off at first. However in retrospection while I wasn't sure if Nicole's voice fits Hsien Ko her acting was definitely just fine though and it did at least fit her in the anime though so I suppose that's certainly got to count for something huh?

Neither one are necessarily perfect for the role but they both do have their qualities though.



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said at 2:36 PM on Sun Apr 22 2018
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Hmm... Am I the only one annoyed by Hunter MacKenzie Austin's take? Something about it just...doesn't feel right.
Meanwhile, Nicole Oliver's performance is a good performance, but it's a rather snarky voice that contrasts with Hsien Ko's characterization.
(sigh) Will we ever find the perfect Hsien Ko voice?
said at 5:34 AM on Fri Oct 20 2017
VC thoughts update

Hunter MacKenzie Austin sounds great in the role. She has quite a bit of youthful energy and spunk which I really enjoy.

Lisa Ann Beley sounds pretty badass in the role.

Nicole Oliver has a fitting voice, but her delivery would get pretty stilted and unnatural at times. Not one of her best roles, IMO.
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said at 7:15 PM on Thu Oct 19 2017
Nicole is the best here.
said at 11:29 AM on Tue Mar 10 2015
1) Lisa Ann Beley
2) Hunter MacKenzie Austin
3) Nicole Oliver
said at 4:29 AM on Thu Jul 31 2014
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Hello OVA is winning

But eck Hunter is too high pitched and Lisa's thick accent is not good
1 Nicole
2 Lisa
3 Hunter
said at 6:45 AM on Wed Apr 3 2013
Her having an accent makes sense since as far as I know she's supposed to from China. That said the other two have the better voice/tone and better performance.
said at 11:28 AM on Wed Dec 21 2011
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Hunter Mackenzie Austin was, of course, too squeaky and high-pitched, and just because Lei-Lei is from China doesn't mean she needs a thick accent. I go with Nicole Oliver because she makes Lei-Lei actually sound like the 16-year-old she is (or should I say was).
NCZ (Admin)
said at 3:21 PM on Thu Mar 17 2011
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Nicole Oliver is my favourite. I also liked Hunter's, but she sounded slightly younger than I'd prefer. She'd have been a natural choice for Pocket Fighter, however.
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Lisa Ann Beley
Nicole Oliver
Hunter MacKenzie Austin