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Haruka Kuroda

Haruka Kuroda is a Japanese-born English voice actress who portrayed Noodle between 2000-2017.

Role in Gorillaz

Haruka Kuroda voiced all of Noodle's spoken dialogue untill 2017. Her final appearance as Noodle was in an advertisement for a Jaguar partnership. She was replaced by voice actress Haruka Abe since the Phase Five Casio interview.

She also performed with the Live Band at all Phase One tour dates, providing live character dialogue, backing vocals and additional guitar.


  • Kuroda appeared in the Gorillaz fancast Hallelujah Monkeyz, where she spoke in detail about her experience working with Gorillaz.
  • Kuroda's performaces of Noodle in the Phase One tour are commonly misattributed to Miho Hatori, who performed Noodle's vocals on the debut album.