Niki Yang is a storyboard artist and voice actress. Niki is her western name, her real name being Hyun-Jeong Yang (양현정).[1] She was born in Seoul, South Korea[2]. After graduating from Hongik University, she attended CalArts in the United States, where she currently lives.[3] She is best known as the voices of BMO and Lady Rainicorn on the Cartoon Network animated series Adventure Time. She voiced Candy Chiu on Gravity Falls.

Storyboarding credits

Season 1

See also

See: Niki Yang


S1e12 trickster photo

2 CUTE! 헐

  • The bright blue Korean symbol (헐) in the picture Candy Chiu took of the Summerween Trickster in "Summerween" was written, according to Yang, to mean "Awesome" (Revised Romanization: heol) in Korean.
  • Yang's character, Candy, was revealed to be fluent in Korean in "Sock Opera," which is likely a reference to her ancestry.

External links


  1. 서울애니센터 시네마떼끄 11월 프로그램 (Korean). Seoul Animation Center (November 15, 2003). Retrieved on June 17, 2011.
  2. Polk, Angie (February 9, 2009). Meet Niki Yang. Frederator Studios. Retrieved on June 21, 2011.
  3. Resume (June 14, 2004). Archived from the original on October 9, 2004. Retrieved on June 17, 2011.

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