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Kaori Kawabuchi.

Kaori Kawabuchi (川渕かおり, Kawabuchi Kaori?) (born July 7) is a Japanese motion capture actor and stunt performer. She specializes in performing swordplay and sword dancing. She is also a film and stage actor, and performs as a singer in the band KAO=S.

She has appeared in various motion captioning roles in Square Enix games, including Serah Farron in the Lightning Saga, and Cloud Strife in Mobius Final Fantasy. Outside of Final Fantasy she has performed in other Square Enix games including Aya Brea in The 3rd Birthday, and 2B in NieR:Automata.


Kawabuchi performs as a motion capture in the following titles.

Game Release Character
Final Fantasy XIII 2009 Serah Farron
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy 2011
Final Fantasy Type-0 2011 [1]
Final Fantasy XIII-2 2011 Serah Farron
Bravely Default 2012 [1]
Final Fantasy XV 2016 Gentiana
Mobius Final Fantasy 2017 Cloud Strife[2]


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