Wakako Matsumoto (松本 和香子 Matsumoto Wakako?) (born 1 April 1961 - ), better known as Kujira (くじら Kujira?), is a Japanese seiyū from the Tokyo Metropolis area. She is employed by 81 Produce. Veteran seiyū Shigeru Chiba, another member of 81 Produce, gave Kujira her nickname (meaning "whale").
Kujira's distinctive voice is described as hoarse and androgynous. Thus, many of her characters are middle-aged.
- Otose in Gintama
- Orochimaru in Naruto
- Sakura Ogami in Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
- Scooter Lady in the You're Under Arrest series
- Ursula in The Little Mermaid (Japanese Dub)