Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
|Residence||Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Other names||Eileen Dover|
|Alma mater||University of Houston|
Shelley Calene-Black is an American voice actress who has provided voices for a number of English language versions of Japanese anime films and television series. She has worked for Funimation, ADV Films and Sentai Filmworks. Some of Calene-Black's leading voice roles include Mireille in Noir , Kyou Fujibayashi in Clannad , Medaka Kurokami in Medaka Box , Hamyuts Meseta in The Book of Bantorra and Hime in Princess Resurrection. For live action, she played the lead role of Maria Patterson in the Mariusz Kotowski-directed Holocaust film Esther's Diary .
Voice acting is the art of performing voice-overs or providing voices to represent a character or to provide information to an audience or user. Examples include animated, off-stage, off-screen or non-visible characters in various works, including feature films, dubbed foreign language films, animated short films, television programs, commercials, radio or audio dramas, comedy, video games, puppet shows, amusement rides, audiobooks and documentaries. Voice acting is also done for small handheld audio games.
Anime is hand-drawn and computer animation originating from or associated with Japan.
Funimation Productions, LLC is an American entertainment company that specializes in the dubbing and distribution of foreign content, most notably anime. Sony Pictures Entertainment, a division of the Japanese conglomerate Sony, is its majority owner. Based in Flower Mound, Texas, the studio is one of the leading distributors of anime and other foreign entertainment properties in North America alongside Viz Media, Sentai Filmworks, Aniplex of America, and more. Their most popular property is Toei Animation's action-adventure franchise Dragon Ball.
Calene-Black was born and raised in Texas. She studied theatre at the University of Houston and worked on stage in New York City. After returning to Houston, she worked on local theatre groups such as the Alley Theatre and Stages Repertory Theatre.
The University of Houston (UH) is a state research university and the main institution of the University of Houston System. Founded in 1927, UH is the third-largest university in Texas with over 46,000 students. Its campus spans 667 acres in southeast Houston, and was known as University of Houston–University Park from 1983 to 1991. The Carnegie Foundation classifies UH as a doctoral degree-granting institution with "highest research activity." The U.S. News & World Report ranks the university No. 171 in its National University Rankings, and No. 91 among top public universities.
|1998||Those Who Hunt Elves||Celcia Maria Claire|
|2004||Parasite Dolls||Chieko||Ep. 1|
|2007||Princess Resurrection||Hime||Main Female Protagonist|
|2008||Rosario + Vampire||Ririko Kagome||English Dub Cast|
|2008||Sekirei||Takami Sahashi||English Dub Cast|
|2010||Highschool of the Dead||Yuriko Takagi||Ep. 8, 10-12|
|2011||Demon King Daimao||Fujiko Eto||Credited as Eileen Dover in the English dub cast announcements|
|2012||The Book of Bantorra Inu x Boku SS||Hamyuts Meseta|
|2008||La storia della Arcana Famiglia||Sumire||English Dub Cast|
|2013||Battle Girls: Time Paradox||Medaka Kurokami|
|2013||Medaka Box||Medaka Kurokami|
|2013||Nakaimo - My Sister is Among Them!||Kanoko Mikadono|
|2014||From the New World||False Minoshiro|
|2014||Majestic Prince||Rin Suzukaze|
|2014||Sunday Without God||Anna|
|2015||Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?||Ais Wallenstein|
|2016||Wizard Barristers||Ageha Chono|
|2017||Monster Musume||Kuroko Smith|
|2017||Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Sword Oratoria||Ais Wallenstein|
|2011||Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos||Miranda|
|2013||Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess||Coordinator|
|2004||Dark Water||Yoshimi Matsubara||live-action dub|
|2012||Gintama: The Movie||Otose, Mitsuba Okita, Tae Shimura|
|2008|| Forgiveness |
Tiffany Lynn Grant is an American actress and script writer who is known for her English-dubbing work for ADV Films on such anime films and television series as Neon Genesis Evangelion, in which she voiced the character Asuka Langley Soryu. She was the first actor hired by ADV Films in February 1994. Grant is also known for portraying Nojiko in One Piece, Altena in Noir, and Ryoko Subaru in Martian Successor Nadesico. Grant is an independent contractor and in addition to her work at ADV Films, she has also worked for Funimation, Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks, and Illumitoon Entertainment.
Kira Vincent-Davis is an American voice actress best known for her work in English-language versions of Japanese anime. She voices Lucy/Nyu in Elfen Lied, Minagi Tono in Air, Ayumu Kasuga in Azumanga Daioh, Mizuki Tachibana in Gravion, Rino Rando and Pucchan in Best Student Council, Chaika Trabant in Chaika - The Coffin Princess, and Mio Sakamoto in the Strike Witches series. She has worked with dubbing production companies ADV Films, Sentai Filmworks, and Funimation.
Hilary Haag is an American voice actress who is known for her work for ADV Films/Sentai Filmworks. Haag has been involved in a number of lead roles in anime series from ADV films, including ten-year-old teacher Rebecca Miyamoto in Pani Poni Dash, Nene Romanova in Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, Teletha Testarossa in the Full Metal Panic series, and Chloe in Noir. Rosette Christopher and Mary Magdalene in chrono Crusade (anime)
Greg Ayres is an American voice actor who works on a number of English versions of Japanese anime series at ADV Films, Funimation and Sentai Filmworks. He voiced Hideki in Nerima Daikon Brothers, Koyuki Tanaka in Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad, Son Goku in shô in fairy tail Saiyuki, Clear in Dramatical Murder, Chrono in Chrono Crusade, Kaoru Hitachin in Ouran High School Host Club, Negi Springfield in Negima, Heihachi Hayashida in Samurai 7, Frost in Dragon Ball Super and Tomoki Sakurai in Heaven's Lost Property. Outside of voice acting, he has worked as a nightclub DJ and even performs as such at anime conventions.
Louisa Michelle "Luci" Christian is an American voice actress and ADR script writer at Funimation and Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks. She has provided many voices for English versions of Japanese anime series and films.
Illich Auyapah Guardiola is an American actor and director who provided voice roles for Japanese anime. He has worked for ADV Films, Funimation, and Seraphim Digital, and as a stage actor and director in the Houston theatre community. Some of his major anime roles include Kanba Takakura in Mawaru Penguindrum, Arawn in Tears to Tiara, Nimi in From the New World, Suguru Omi in the Hiro no Kakera series, and Yusuke Yoshino from the Clannad series.
Allison Leigh Sumrall is an American actress working with ADV Films, Funimation, and Sentai Filmworks, known for her roles in the English-language dubs of anime series. She is generally credited simply as Allison Sumrall. She is a veteran of the former Masquerade Theatre and Generations Theatre in Houston, Texas, and received her education in performing arts from the University of Houston. In anime, she is known as the voice of Mui Aiba from Magical Warfare, Kagura from Azumanga Daioh, Lilith Asami from Trinity Seven, and Taiga Fujimura from the Fate/Kaleid liner Prisma Illya series.
Jay Hickman is an American actor, best known for his prolific voice work on English language dubs of Japanese anime shows for ADV Films, Sentai Filmworks and Funimation.
Appleseed is a 2004 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic science fiction film directed by Shinji Aramaki and based on the Appleseed manga created by Masamune Shirow. It features the voice acting of Ai Kobayashi, Jūrōta Kosugi, Mami Koyama, Yuki Matsuoka, and Toshiyuki Morikawa. The film tells the story of Deunan Knute, a former soldier, who searches for data that can restore the reproductive capabilities of bioroids, a race of genetically engineered clones. Although it shares characters and settings with the original manga, this film's storyline is a re-interpretation, not a true adaptation. This Appleseed film should not be confused with the 1988 OVA which was also inspired by the manga. Appleseed was released on April 18, 2004.
Brittney Marie Karbowski is an American voice actress who has voiced in a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films and television series for ADV Films, Funimation, and Sentai Filmworks, most notably Black Star from Soul Eater which aired on Adult Swim.
Leraldo Anzaldua is an American actor, ADR director, scriptwriter, stunt coordinator, and voice actor who works with ADV Films and Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks. He has an M.F.A. in acting from the University of Houston. In anime, he is known for providing the English voice of Yuta Togashi from the Chunibyo series, Ken Washio in Gatchaman, Takashi Komuro in Highschool of the Dead, and Zed in Kiba.
Clint Bickham is an American voice actor and ADR script writer working with Funimation and Sentai Filmworks/Seraphim Digital. After collaborating with illustrator Priscilla Hamby on Devil's Candy, which was featured in the first volume of Rising Stars of Manga, he also worked for the former manga publisher Tokyopop, writing the English adaptations of manga such as Domo and Jyu-Oh-Sei. Bickham is best known for his roles of Akihito Kanbara in Beyond the Boundary, Finland in Hetalia: Axis Powers, Renji Aso in Ef: A Fairy Tale of the Two, Mochizo Oji in Tamako Market, Teichi Niya in Dusk Maiden of Amnesia, Haru in Tsuritama, Luca in La storia della Arcana Famiglia, and Ikki Kurogane in Chivalry of a Failed Knight.
Joshua Grelle is an American voice actor and ADR script writer in English language dubs of Japanese anime, working mostly with Funimation, ADV Films and Seraphim Digital. Some of his major roles are: Kenichi Shirahama in Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, Armin Arlert in Attack on Titan, Mao Sadou / Demon King Satan in The Devil Is a Part-Timer! and Yuri Katsuki in Yuri on Ice. He also voiced lead characters Kyohei Takano in The Wallflower, Komatsu in Toriko, Akihisa Yoshi in Baka and Test, Koichi Hayase in Linebarrels of Iron, Kazuya Aoi in Freezing, Shido Itsuka in the Date A Live series and Issei Hyodo in High School DxD: BorN. In video games, he voiced Ludger Kresnik in Tales of Xillia 2, Phog from Xenoblade Chronicles X and Xbalanque from Smite.
Blake Thomas Shepard is an American voice actor who works on anime series at ADV Films, Funimation and Sentai Filmworks. He has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films; notable credits include Ikki from Amnesia, Yuzuru Otonashi from Angel Beats!, Liberta from La storia della Arcana Famiglia, Agito Wanijima from Air Gear, Godo Kusanagi from Campione!, Kei Takishima from S · A: Special A, Kyosuke Natsume from the Little Busters! series, and Hiro Hiyorimi from Princess Resurrection. Outside of voice acting, Shepard is the lead singer and guitarist in a band called Electric Attitude.
David Anthony Matranga is an American voice actor. He works primarily for English dubbed anime for Funimation and Sentai Filmworks. David is best known as the voice of Shoto Todoroki from My Hero Academia, Hideki Hinata from Angel Beats, Bertholdt Hoover from the popular Attack on Titan series, Tomoya Okazaki from the Clannad series, Takumi Usui from Maid Sama, Ghost from the Halo Legends movie, Briareos from the Appleseed series, Yu Himura from the EF series, and God Serena from Fairy Tail.
Shannon Emerick is an American actress who voices a number of English language localizations of Japanese anime shows with ADV Films, Seraphim Digital and Sentai Filmworks. She graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Theater Studies and English. In anime, she is known as the voice of Charlotte Dunois from the Infinite Stratos series, Kei Kishimoto from Gantz and Riki Naoe from the Little Busters! series. Outside of voice acting, she is a stage actress in the Houston area. She won the Best Actress award from Houston Press for her theater work twice in 2006 and 2011, respectively.
Emily Marie Neves is an American actress, script writer and voice director known for her work on English adaptations of Japanese anime shows and films associated with Funimation and Sentai Filmworks/Seraphim Digital. Some of her major voice roles include Kotomi Ichinose in Clannad, Kanade "Angel" Tachibana in Angel Beats, Minene Uryu in Future Diary, Yuko Kanoe in Dusk Maiden of Amnesia, and Ayase Shinomiya in Guilty Crown. In 2005, she was a preliminary contestant for the fourth season of American Idol at the Las Vegas auditions where she advanced to the Hollywood round and was then eliminated. She was a resident actress at the Alley Theatre in Houston.
Margaret "Meg" McDonald is an American voice actress, working primarily for Seraphim Digital and Sentai Filmworks. Some of McDonald's major roles in anime are Rikka Takanashi from the Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions series, Miho Nishizumi in Girls und Panzer, Mei Sagara in Nakaimo - My Sister Is Among Them!, Haruka Saigusa in Little Busters!, and Tamako Kitashirakawa in Tamako Market.
Juliet Simmons is an American voice actress who works for Sentai Filmworks in their English dub productions. Some of her major roles are Tenri Ayukawa in The World God Only Knows, Myucel Foaran in Outbreak Company, Jeanne Kaguya d'Arc in Nobunaga The Fool, Rei in Hamatora, and Kurome in Akame ga Kill. She has also starred as Chiyo Sakura in Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun.
Hakumei and Mikochi is a Japanese manga series by Takuto Kashiki. It has been serialized since 2011 in Enterbrain's seinen manga magazine Fellows!, which was renamed to Harta in 2013. It has been collected in seven tankōbon volumes. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Lerche aired from January 12 to March 30, 2018. An original video animation will be included on the second Blu-ray/DVD volume released on June 27, 2018. Sentai Filmworks licensed the anime.
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Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia, Southeast Asia and Japan. The website offers reviews and other editorial content, forums where readers can discuss current issues and events, and an encyclopedia that contains a large number of anime and manga with information on Japanese and English staff, theme music, plot summaries, and user ratings.