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Rie Kugimiya (釘宮 理恵 Kugimiya Rie, born May 30, 1979 in Osaka) is a seiyū employed by I'm Enterprise. Her bloodtype is B and tall 159cm.

Kugimiya's most famous roles include Alphonse Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Happy in Fairy Tail, Kagura in Gintama, Nagi Sanzenin in Hayate no Gotoku!, Shana in Shakugan no Shana, Louise in Zero no Tsukaima, Taiga Aisaka in Toradora!, and more recently Lotte in Astarotte no Omocha and Aria H. Kanzaki in Aria the Scarlet Ammo. She is typecasted to tsundere loli roles due to her voicing of tsundere characters Nagi (Hayate no Gotoku!), Shana (Shakugan no Shana), Louise (Zero no Tsukaima), and Aisaka Taiga (Toradora), all of those anime aired around the same time. Due to her popularity in such roles, some of her fans have named her as the Queen of Tsundere.
She has also contributed her voice to various merchandise such as with Mugen Puchi Puchi Moe, a virtual bubble-wrap popping game, and voiced various characters on a set of moe Karuta cards.
She was nominated for Best Actress in Leading Role in the first Seiyu Awards for the role of Louise in Zero no Tsukaima, and jointly won Best Actress in a Supporting Role with Mitsuki Saiga at the second Seiyu Awards. Kugimiya won Best Actress in the third seiyu awards for the role of Taiga Aisaka in Toradora!.

Notable voice roles
Shana in Shakugan no Shana
Louise Françoise le Blanc de la Vallière in Zero no Tsukaima
Nagi Sanzenin in Hayate no Gotoku!
Taiga Aisaka in Toradora!
Yuuhi Katagiri in Akane-iro ni Somaru Saka
Alisa Bannings in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's
Alphonse Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist
Brigetta in Gravion
Hotaru Imai in Gakuen Alice
Ikhny Allecto in Candidate for Goddess
Ikuto in Digimon Savers
Kachiro Kato in Prince of Tennis
Kagura in Gintama
Karin Kurosaki and Nemu Kurotsuchi in Bleach
Koboshi Uematsu in Pita-Ten
Kota Shingyoji in Midori Days
Louise Françoise le Blanc de la Vallière in Zero no Tsukaima
Mary Godwin in Xenosaga
Mulu in Mirmo!
Nyanko in the 2003 remake of Astro Boy
Rena in Hand Maid May
Rizel Iwaki in Rizelmine
Sabato-chan in Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan
Sayo Kotobuki in Super GALS!
Taiki and young Kaname Takasato in The Twelve Kingdoms
Tio in Konjiki no Gash Bell!
Tickle Selvatlos in Elemental Gelade
Touko Matsudaira in Maria-sama ga Miteru
Maya Jingu in Burn Up Scramble
Rise Kujikawa in Shin Megami Tensei:Persona 4 (Japanese)
Mika Kujiin in Kanamemo

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