Stephanie Ru-Phan Sheh (born April 10, 1977 in Los Angeles, California) is a Chinese-American actress, voice actress, director, script writer, andproducer who has works for 4Kids Entertainment, Attack of the Show!, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, Bandai Entertainment, Geneon Entertainment, Media Blasters, NYAV Post, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Pictures Classics, FUNimation Entertainment, Urban Vision, and Viz Media. She is also credited as Jennifer Sekiguchi, Stephanie Shane, Stephanie Shea, Tiffany Hsieh, Lulu Chiang, Laura Chyu, and Becky Chiang. As "Jennifer Sekiguchi", she has been honored with a nomination for "Best Voice Actress in an Anime Comedy" by the American Anime Awards for her voice-over work as Kirie Kojima in Girls Bravo, and Guu in Haré+Guu. She is often involved with doing voice over work in anime, original animation, videogames, dubbing, commercials, and TV shows.
Her most notable roles in her work in anime are Orihime Inoue in Bleach, Eureka in Eureka Seven, Kirie Kojima in Girls Bravo, Mamimi Samejima inFLCL, Hisako Ichiki/Armor in Marvel Anime: X-Men, Mikuru Asahina in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Hana Makihatayama in Magical DoReMi, Wendy Garret in Gun X Sword, Guu inHaré+Guu, Hazumu Osaragi in Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl, Akira Kogami from Lucky ☆ Star, Hinata Hyuga in Naruto and Naruto: Shippūden, Audrey Burne in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, and Yui Hirasawa from K-On!. When it comes to asking Stephanie in conventions of who is her favorite character she voiced, she always states, "Your roles are like your children. You have your favorites, but you don't tell anybody who they are." But she has stated that she was more related to Mamimi Samejima in FLCL and Hinata Hyuga in Naruto and Naruto: Shippūden when she was growing up as a kid. She even has similarities with Orihime Inoue in Bleach when it comes to her weird cooking. Aside from this, she also mentioned that she prefers watching anime in japanese dub with subtitles in english rather than watching them in english dub.