Guests

 

Bennett the Sage

Bennett “The Sage” White is an online entertainer that has been making videos since the infancy of new media in 2008. He is the creator and host of Anime Abandon, a review show that takes a sometimes satirical, sometimes introspective, but always entertaining look at the anime of yesteryear.

 

Les Claypool

Les Claypool has been the owner/operator of Magnitude 8 Post since 1989. Starting in January of 1992, he was approached by U.S. Renditions and L.A. Hero to provide audio services for their new joint venture of dubbing Anime into English. Early projects from the Jgarage studio daysK included Orguss, Macross II, Guyver, and the first Giant Robo among others.

Quickly outgrowing the garage, Less facility eventually grew to encompass multiple rooms in two locations. Anime credits include Akira (2001 Version), Ambassador Magma, Appleseed, Armitage (series & movies), Big O, Blackjack (series & movie), Black Magic MX66, Castle of Cagliostro (1999 & 2015), Catnapped, Code Geass, Cowboy Bebop 5.1 Remixes, El Hazard, Fist of the North Star, Giant Robo, Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell: Innocence & Solid State Society, Gundam 0080, 0083, and MS 08th Team, Guyver II, Guyver: Dark Hero music score, Lain, Legend of Black Heaven, Macross Plus, Mysterious Play, Ninja Scroll, Orguss 02, Stand Alone Complex (52 episodes), Streetfighter II V series, Streetfighter II (including the 2015 restoration and remix), TriXGun, The Wanderers, Wings of Honneamise, and Wolfss Rain.

 

Mary Claypool

In 1994, the late ADR director, Kevin Seymour, offered Mary her first try at English ADR script writing on Episode 3 of Giant Robo. Kevin deemed her work a success, thus launching her 23Xyear career writing dubbing scripts for animation and live action.

Some of Maryss many credits include Armitage (series and features), Big O, Blackjack (series and feature), Bushido Blade, Castle of Cagliostro, Catnapped, Code Geass, Cowboy Bebop, Devil May Cry, Dot Hack, El Hazard, Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell:Innocence & Solid State Society, Kekkaishi, Laws of the Universe, Outlaw Star, Resident Evil: Degeneration, Stand Alone Complex (52 episode series), Streetfighter II feature, and Wings of Honneamise.

 

Paul St. Peter

Paul St. Peter is a voice actor from Los Angeles whose many anime’ and video game credits include KINGDOM HEARTS (Xemnas), NARUTO (Nine Tail Fox), ROBOTECH (Zor Prime), BLEACH (Yammy), WORLD OF WARCRAFT (Boden The Imposing), DYNASTY WARRIORS I-IV (Yuan Shao), DIGIMON (KOKOMON), ZETMAN (Sugito), MAJIN (Majin), and RESIDENT EVIL 5 (Swahili Zombie). Paul has comical voices too, from COWBOY BEBOP (Punch) to DIGIMON WARRIORS (Wormmon). Among his other game, anime, and feature anime credits are GURREN LAGAAN (Jorgun), THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO (Mondego), MONSTER (Dr. Reichwein), PAPRIKA (Konakawa), LUPIN III The Secret of Mamo (Mamo), DURARARA (Higa), X-COM (Dr. Heinrich), BATTLE B-DAMON (Armada), DIABLO III (Demented Spirit), and DEFIANCE (Burgess). He has recently wrapped work on MONSTER STRIKE (Death Panda),  DRAKENGARD 3 (Michael the Dragon), JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURES (Dire/Jack The Ripper/Wamuu), NARUTO 7: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 (Kurama), THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS (Armor Giant), ANJIN (Hirazawa),  KILLER (Colonel Derick), and GODEATER II (various roles).

A versatile performer, Paul also sang for four seasons with the San Diego Opera Company, three seasons with The San Diego Civic Light Opera, and appeared in several productions at the Old Globe Theatre. In Los Angeles, Paul has acted on the stage at The Globe Playhouse,  Richard Basehart Theatre, Palos Verdes Shakespeare on the Meadow, and has “gone on the road” with Nevada Shakespeare in the Park for eleven seasons.

As an instructor, he has taught speech, accents, dialects, phonetics, vocal production, and Shakespeare at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Cal State University Los Angeles, San Diego State University, Los Angeles Broadcasting School, The Windward School, and is a speech and acting coach for Native Voices at The Autry, a Native American theatre company, and The Rogue Artists, a hyper-Theatre Company.

Paul’s TV appearances include work on NCIS, LAST MAN STANDING, RINGER, TIM AND ERIC’S AWESOME SHOW, JESSIE, LEGIT (FX) and the hilarious KEY AND PEELE (Comedy Central).

 

Kimberly Brooks

Born and raised in Southern California, Kimberly Brooks is an industry proven voice- over dynamo, gaining recognition for her performances on many respected animated shows and interactive video games. In addition to having one of the more sought after commercial voices, Kimberly is also known for her extensive on-air promo work with networks such as NBC, FOX, SoapNet, Investigation Discovery and is currently “the voice” of E! South Africa. Kimberly has been performing since she was eight years old.

Growing with her craft, she became a theater major in college and ultimately leveraged her years of performance experience and got her start in animation voice-over on the cult-classic Nickelodeon show “Rugrats”. She also voiced LUNA the keyboardist/back-up singer for the HEX GIRLS, the eco-goth rock band, featured in “Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated.” Some more of Kimberly’s more recent animated work can be heard on Disney Jr’s show “Doc McStuffins” playing a dynamic range of characters including Doc’s Mom, Dr. Maisha McStuffins as well as the spunky SURFER GIRL.

She can also be heard on Netflix’s reboot of the classic cartoon “Voltron” voicing the brave & honorable PRINCESS ALLURA, on Nickelodeon’s “Winxs Club” voicing the fiendishly wicked STORMY, on Cartoon Network’s show “Steven Universe” as the tough & gritty baddy, JASPER, and on the critically acclaimed Comedy Central show “South Park” as the ethically questionable CLASSI, as well as many other animated shows.

Kimberly’s work in interactive video games includes the “tough-but-fair” ASHLEY WILLIAMS on the beloved “Mass Effect” Series. She can also be heard on the “Batman: Arkham” game series as the ORACLE, as well as the notable roles as DAISY FITZROY in “BioShock Infinte: Burial at Sea” and BAD JUJU in the more recent “Skylanders: Imaginators”. With a voice-over resume that rounds out with well-known NARRATION performances on shows such as Oxygen’s Killer Couples, Kimberly Brooks is truly a voice-over tour de force.

Josh Grelle

Josh is a life-long geek and actor with over 200 voice credits in his 10+
year career. His favorite roles include Attack on Titan (Armin), Yuri on Ice
(Yuri Katsuki), Princess Jellyfish (Kuranosuke), The Devil is a Part-Timer
(Sadao Maou), Drifters (Toyohisa), RWBY (Tyrian), Kenichi: The Mightiest
Disciple (Kenichi), and Snow White with the Red Hair (Zen). He has also
lent his voice to many video game properties; Tales of Xillia 2 (Ludger),
Dragonball Xenoverse (Demigra), and Freedom Planet 2 (Captain Kalaw)
to name a few.

When he isn’t behind the mic, Josh can usually be found
writing scripts for the English adaptations of many FUNimation and
BangZoom! Productions, such as Fairy Tail, Tokyo Ghoul, Overlord, and
Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans. He is represented by the Mary Collins
Agency.

 

 

 

 

 

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