Guest Announcement: Adassa
From animation to arena performances at Madison Square Garden, Adassa is a bilingual Afro-Latin voice actress, singer, and songwriter. Adassa first emerged as a talent in Mc Donald’s national “Me Encanta” campaign and later landed commercial roles with brands like TOYOTA and Proctor and Gamble’s Secret. Adassa’s dynamic four-octave vocal range and artistry have resulted in features and performances on songs with Pitbull, Flo Rida, Snoop Dogg, Daddy Yankee, Ciara, Missy Elliott, and Luis Fonsi among others.
In addition to Adassa’s vocal prowess, she is a sought-after lyricist having written for the catalogs of Warner, Universal, and SONY. Today, Adassa is being discovered by popular culture playing a principal role as Dolores in Disney’s blockbuster hit “ENCANTO.”
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Guest Announcements: Robbie Daymond and Ray Chase!
In the Anime world Robbie Daymond might be most well known as the most prolific voice of Tuxedo Mask in Sailor Moon & Sailor Moon Crystal. He’s also played countless lead and fan-favorite roles such as: Mori Jin in The God of High School, Megumi in Jujutsu Kaisen, Mitsuki in Boruto, Ikoma in Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Minato in Re-main, Akira in Battle Game in 5 Seconds, Mumen Rider in One Punch Man, Joe Kido in Digimon Adventure tri., Chrollo in HxH, Flect Turn in My Hero Academia, Killer T-Cell in Cells at Work, Ren Tsuruga in Skip Beat, Merlin in Fate/Grand Order-Absolute Demonic Front:Babylonia, Gilthunder in Seven Deadly Sins, and voiced other anime such as Demon Slayer, Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu, FLCL Progressive, Attack on Titan, Megalobox, Kuroko’s Basketball, Brand New Animal, Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Last Hope, Naruto Shippuden, Occultic Nine, Baki, Tales of Zestiria the X, Cyborg 009, K: Return of Kings, Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Yashahime, Sword Art Online 2, Bungou Stray Dogs, God Eater, Isekai Quartet, TerraforMARS, 86, Magi; the Adventures of Sinbad, Durararax2, Charlotte, Lupin the 3rd, Aldnoah Zero, Your Lie in April, Glitter Force, Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals & more. There are also several others coming up that he can’t mention quite yet…
Ray Chase is an actor who has attached himself to a great many video games and anime in a very short amount of time. He’s best known as main characters Noctis in FINAL FANTASY XV, Nier from NIER: REPLICANT, Alphen from TALES OF ARISE, Bruno Bucciarati on JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE, Sukuna and Choso from JUJUTSU KAISEN, Tengen Uzui from DEMON SLAYER, Roy from SUPER SMASH BROTHERS ULTIMATE the Master of Masters from KINGDOM HEARTS, and his most celebrated dual role as the Subway Announcer and Mara in PERSONA 5. Other roles include Gabriel from MALIGNANT, Karamatsu from OSOMATSU-SAN, Artorius from TALES OF BERSERIA, Roy/Gaius/Alphonse/Fernand from FIRE EMBLEM HEROES, Eve from NIER AUTOMATA, and Mitsurugi from SOUL CALIBUR VI. He’s also made appearances in RESIDENT EVIL: INFINITE DARKNESS, SEKIRO: SHADOWS DIE TWICE, BORDERLANDS 3. His anime roles include Roswaal in RE:ZERO, Keith Flick in B: THE BEGINNING, Puri Puri Prisoner in ONE PUNCH MAN, Yuu Otosaka in CHARLOTTE, Howzer in SEVEN DEADLY SINS, as well as joining the casts of ATTACK ON TITAN, YOUR NAME, BERSERK, MOB PSYCHO 100, GUNDAM: IRON BLOODED ORPHANS, BLUE EXORCIST, FAIRY TAIL, and many others! He is a proud founding member of the comedy troupe Loud, Annoying, and Very Annoying (LAVA), which he shares with fellow actors Max MIttelman and Robbie Daymond.
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Brittany Lauda is a voice actress & ADR director best known for playing Yuzurihain Dr. Stone, Riko in Made in Abyss, Satoko Hojo in Higurashi GOU/SOTSU, Ichigoin DARLING in the FRANXX, Mai in Nichijou, Cow Girl in Goblin Slayer, Lessar in A Certain Magical Index, Kenya in That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, Doctor in Akudama Drive, Young Law in One Piece, Sui and Sotain Darwin’s Game and Mirim in Queen’s Blade (to name a few!). You can also catch her voice in Pokemon XY, Rainbow High, My Hero Academia, Tokyo Ghoul:re, Super HxEros, the defunct Interspecies Reviewers, Hasbro apps & games like My Little Pony and Transformers, and various video games like MapleStory, Disgaea 6, YS IX: Monstrum Nox, Shadowverse, Granblue Fantasy, Gundam Battle Operation 2, Battlerite, Huniepop, Smite, Yokai Kitchen, Heroes Arena and Minotaur. As an ADR Director, some of her favorite series she has directed (lead/assistant) include: Akudama Drive, Kemono Jihen, Hensuki: Would you fall in love with a pervert, as long as she’s cute?, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These (both seasons), That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime, and Morose Mononokean. She also co-owns Kocha Sound with her husband Matt Shipman.
Matt Shipman is a Voice Actor, ADR Writer, ADR Engineer, and all around nerd-guy. He is best known for voicing Chrome in Dr. Stone, Inasa Yoarashi/Sen Kaibara/Mr. Brave/Takeshita in My Hero Academia, Floch in Attack on Titan, Reki Kyan in SK8 The Infinity, and Hiro in DARLING in the FRANXX. Additionally, he can be heard Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V as Shay, Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest as Hajime, One Piece as Cavendish, Akudama Drive as Cutthroat, GOSICK as Kazuya Kujo, Saint Seiya as Hägen, A Certain Scientific Railgun T as Gunha, Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These as Julian Mintz, Goblin Slayer as Greenhorn Warrior, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru as Higekiri, Black Clover as Alecdora, and many other anime. Matt writes scripts for Funimation (New Game!!, Warlords of Sigrdrifa, Back Arrow, A Certain Scientific Railgun T), Media Blasters (Juden-Chan, Ai no Kusabi) and Discotek Media (She and Her Cat -Everything Flows-) and occasionally assistant directs (Akudama Drive, Kemono Jihen, How Heavy are the Dumbbells you Lift?, Minotaur). He also co-owns Kocha Sound alongside Brittany Lauda. Matt plays Street Fighter, loves the Zero Escape and Persona series, watches seasonal anime, plays card games, and loves to talk about all things nerdy.
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