Allison Keith

Allison Keith-Shipp is an American voice actress who is best known for her English-dubbing work with ADV Films on anime movies and television series as Neon Genesis Evangelion, in which she voiced the character Misato Katsuragi. Keith was introduced to voice acting by Amanda Winn Lee when they were in an improv troupe together, and began with the part of Gamera in Gunsmith Cats;[4][1] she cites Sakura in Blue Seed as her favorite character. She has a bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Houston,[1] and a teacher's certification. She used to live in New York and Los Angeles doing occasional work for Central Park Media and Bandai Entertainment. In 2009, she reprised her role as Misato Katsuragi for the Rebuild of Evangelion films for Funimation, and has been doing voice work for Sentai Filmworks.

Allison Keith
Alma materUniversity of Houston[1][2]
OccupationVoice actress, teacher, Musician
AgentPastorini-Bosby Talent
Notable credit(s)
Neon Genesis Evangelion
as Misato Katsuragi
Full Metal Panic!
as Melissa Mao
Home townHouston, Texas, U.S.[3]
Spouse(s)Todd Shipp[1][3]

Personal life

Keith is married to Todd Shipp, and they have two children: Noah and Ryan.[1] Outside of voice acting, she has worked as a teacher, and realtor.[5][3][1]



List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[2][6]
1996 Golden Boy Naoko Katsuda
1996 Neon Genesis Evangelion Misato Katsuragi
2003 All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku series Atsuko Natsume also Dash [7]
2003 Full Metal Panic! Melissa Mao also season 2
2003 Blue Seed Sakura Yamazaki
2004 .hack//Legend of the Twilight Rena Kunisaki
2004 Gravion Leele [8]
2014 Infinite Stratos series Tabane Shinonono also season 2 [9][10]
2015 Akame ga Kill! Leone [11]
2015 Muv Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse Senna Takamura [12]
2016 Aoharu x Machinegun Hanako Saga [13]
2017 Amagi Brilliant Park Macaron [14]


List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source[2][6]
2002 Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth Misato Katsuragi
2002 The End of Evangelion
2008 Rebuild of Evangelion series limited theatrical release, as Allison Keith Shipp [15][16][17]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Anime Detour 2012 - Guests". Anime Detour. Archived from the original on January 14, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "ALLISON KEITH - Resume - Pastorini-Bosby Talent Agency". Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Allison Keith Shipp". Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  4. ^ Horn 1998
  5. ^ Allison Keith-Shipp [@shippkeith1] (October 30, 2015). "hey Friends! I am now a Realtor and I'm so Excited!! Your "SHIPP" has come in!!! Any referrals are SO appreciated!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 5, 2016 – via Twitter.
  6. ^ a b "Book Voice Over Allison Keith - At Pastorini-Bosby Talent Agency Houston Texas". Archived from the original on June 18, 2017. Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  7. ^ "All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "Super Heavy Battlefield". Gravion. Episode 8. - closing credits
  9. ^ "Infinite Stratos Anime's English Dub Cast Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 16, 2017.
  10. ^ "Sentai Filmworks Announces Infinite Stratos 2's English Dub Cast". Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  11. ^ "Akame ga Kill! Collection One Cast List". Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  12. ^ "OFFICIAL "MUV LUV ALTERNATIVE: TOTAL ECLIPSE" ENGLISH DUB VOICE CAST". Sentai Filmworks. Retrieved June 17, 2017.
  13. ^ "Monica Rial, Corey Hartzog, Chris Patton Star in Aoharu x Machinegun English Dub". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 17, 2017.
  14. ^ "Sentai Filmworks Streams Amagi Brilliant Park English Dub Trailer". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 17, 2017.
  15. ^ "Allison Keith". Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  16. ^ "Anime Boston 2009: Funimation Entertainment". Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  17. ^ "Funimation Unveils Evangelion 3.0's English Dub Cast". Retrieved January 18, 2017.
  • 2008 "Allison Keith Interview", Carl Horn, Animerica 6:3. A two-page interview