Guests

  • Alisa Freedman is an Associate Professor of Japanese Literature and Film at University of Oregon. Her major publications include Tokyo in

    Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Roa(Stanford University Press, 2010), an annotated translation of Kawabata Yasunari’s The Scarlet Gang of...

  • Mr. Popo and Tien Shinhan in "Dragonball Z", Agent Shu in "Dragonball Z: Battle of Gods", Holy Roman Empire in "Hetalia", Gluttony in "Fullmetal Alchemist", Face McShooty and Mal in "Borderlands 2", Jack the Ripper in "Soul Eater", Miyamoto and M1 in "Yu Yu Hakusho", Taruru in "Sgt. Frog", Boo...

  • Chris Patton has been acting since he was a wee lad, and has been voice acting since he was twenty-nine.

    Since he started his VO career, he has voiced over 200 anime titles (for ADV Films, Sentai Filmworks, FUNimation Entertainment, DuArt Films, and Okratron 5000), about 100 audiobooks (...

  • Chuck Huber started acting in Anime in the roles of Garlic Jr. and Android 17 in DBZ. Since then he has voiced hundreds of characters including Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, Stein in Soul Eater, Kululu in Sgt. Frog, Mohji in One Piece, Shou Tucker in Full Metal Alchemist, Han in Blue Gender, Hiro in...

  • Clarine Harp has been a mainstay in anime for over a decade, first featured in Kiddy Grade to give life to the character of Tweedledee in 2003. Since that first role, Clarine’s acting talents have been highlighted through the voices of a broad range of popular characters: Hetalia (China, Taiwan...

  • David Vincent is a professional voice actor / television producer based in Los Angeles, California. He has lent his voice to a variety of animation / anime and video game titles, as well as numerous national commercials for television and radio.
    David was nominated "Best Voice Actor in an...

  • Ian Condry is a cultural anthropologist and associate professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT. His new book, The Soul of Anime: Collaborative Creativity and Japan's Media Success Story, was published in January 2013 (Duke University Press).

    He has done fieldwork research in Tokyo's...

  • Hiroyuki Hashimoto began his career in Nakamura production, that primarily does hired jobs for studios such as SUNRISE. After becoming freelance, Hashimoto has worked with studio such as SUNRISE, J.C. STAFF, MADHOUSE, etc. Hishimoto began directing in CODE GEASS: LELOUCH OF REBELLION R2 and in...

  • Welcome back Jan! She worked in the anime industry in Japan for almost 14 years. She attended animation school and later went on to work at a number of studios in including Artland, Production IG and Atelier BWCA on shows including RikiOh 2, Locke the Superman (OVA), Shurato (OVA), Bubblegum...

  • Jason's career officially began in 1993. He impressed fellow artists and editors with his slick inking style, and became a highly sought-after talent in the comic industry. Jason has collaborated with all the major U.S. companies (Marvel, DC Comics, Image, etc.), and his resume includes books...

  • Originally from Japan, classically trained vocalist Kazuha Oda and hard rock guitarist Hideki Matsushige made their way overseas when their previous band was signed to a Los Angeles-based entertainment label. Under this same label, they formed Kazha. Following the release of their EP, Breathe...

  • A graduate of the lighting design program from Emerson College, Kevin has been working in the entertainment industry for nearly 15 years. He has worked in theater production at world class venues such as the Goodspeed Opera House, the Emerson Majestic Theater, Foxwoods Casino, and the Mohegan...

  • Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren first began acting at the age of 11 in the stage production of Annie, and continued with shows including; Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bye Bye Birdie, Comic Potential. As well as being Assistant Director for stage productions such as:...

  • Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress. You can...

  • So, the good news is that Patrick Seitz has recovered from the psychotic break last year that had him thinking Nan Desu Kan was a year-round event. The bad news…is that now he’s got amnesia. One look at his epic NDK sombrero, and his addled brain invented a new identity: Patrick Seitz, amateur...

  • The yes-it’s-true-born-and-raised-in-Los-Angeles-because-someone-had-to-be Rachel Robinson’s voice spans the arenas of national commercials, animation, video games, narration, promos and now, most recently, anime. Sometimes it spans across the street, trying to get the construction workers to...

  • Robbie Daymond (born March 11, 1982) is a Native-American Voice Artist, Actor, and Performer. After completing his MFA in 2007 he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career. Since then he has worked steadily in voiceover for many major companies, such as: Nickelodeon, Warner Brothers Animation,...

  • Most recognized as the voice of Krillin on the wildly popular, animated TV show Dragonball Z and as an illustrator for, arguably, the most famous, independently published comic book series Elfquest. Sonny Strait has over 20 years of experience in the arts.

    As a voice actor, Sonny is...

  • Harmony Gold V.P. Of New Media

    While still a young college student and part-time hacker in 1998, Steve got his first job at an anime company as a digital animator. It was a dream come true for any fan who grew up on Robotech and Macross to be working somewhere in the anime industry. After...

  • Mr. Abiru began his career in the famed animation studio Madhouse as inbetween checker for PAPRIKA, a film directed by the famed director Satoshi Kon. As Key Animator, he is heavily involved in long-run epic series, DEATH NOTE, and robot action series, RIDEBACK.

    As an Animation Director...

  • Robotech Creative Director / President of Animation

    Tommy Yune has worked for over a decade in the comic book and video game industries. His early game development experience includes character design of the pioneering 3D fighting game FX Fighter for the Nintendo SuperFX chip and...

  • Welcome back Wendy!

    Wendy has been a professional voice actress for FUNimation Entertainment and Okratron 5000 for over seven years. She is probably most well-known for a little villain named Envy on Fullmetal Alchemist. She was most recently in Claymore where she played Ilena..

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