(桑島 法子, Kuwashima Hōko
?) is a seiyū and singer born December 12, 1975 in Kanegasaki, Isawa, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. She is capable of playing a variety of roles, ranging from young boys to feminine women. Kuwashima is currently affiliated with Aoni Production. Her given name, Hōko
?), is sometimes misread as Noriko
, even in Japan. This may be due to the fact that Noriko
is another way of pronouncing 法子, as seen in the name of Noriko Sakai, a famous Japanese actress.