Voice Actress and Anime Scriptwriter Katelyn Barr Talks Ren Sohma, Ryukyu, and How Voiceover is Changing

One of the most prolific anime voice actresses and ADR scriptwriters of the past decade, Katelyn Barr has voiced Ryukyu (My Hero Academia), Ren Soma (Fruits Basket), Baby 5 (One Piece), and Nikki Hanada (Dr. Stone), among many other characters, and written scripts for series like Akame ga Kill, Haikyuu, and The Quintessential Quintuplets. I… Read More Voice Actress and Anime Scriptwriter Katelyn Barr Talks Ren Sohma, Ryukyu, and How Voiceover is Changing

From ‘Lowest Low’ to Horimiya, Marisa Duran Rises from Depression to Acting and Life Success

When Horimiya premiered during the winter 2021 anime season, it was accompanied by an abundance of buzz. Featuring a beautiful, dreamy quality to the animation, and based on a beloved manga, curiosity for the series was heightened further when Funimation announced a diverse and largely lesser known group of actors for the English voice cast,… Read More From ‘Lowest Low’ to Horimiya, Marisa Duran Rises from Depression to Acting and Life Success

From ATLA’s Toph to Studies at Yale, Michaela Jill Murphy Walks Her Own Path

On occasion, I’ve interviewed voice actors during the evening hours of a convention. It’s not ideal—the guest is often drained by that point, and besides, I feel uneasy about delaying him or her from resting after a demanding day. At Ecchi Expo, and 18+ anime convention I attended last week, rest was what Michaela Jill… Read More From ATLA’s Toph to Studies at Yale, Michaela Jill Murphy Walks Her Own Path

Reader’s Corner: Skip and Loafer, Zom 100, and Megumi Hayashibara’s Characters

A Sign of Affection, Vol. 3 A Sign of Affection continues to sweep me off my feet! Volume three begins with all the giddy expectation that volume two left me on. Yuki and Itsuomi continue their conversation of how far does it go when it comes to Itsuomi and the answer to that question leads to… Read More Reader’s Corner: Skip and Loafer, Zom 100, and Megumi Hayashibara’s Characters

Join Our Live Stream with Voice Actress, Michelle Lee!

We’re super excited to bring you another Instagram live stream, this time with voice actress Michelle Lee (Twitter / Instagram)! Her notable roles include Sumire (Assassination Classroom), Tobiichi (Date a Live), and Yasuhisa (Tokyo Ghoul). You might also remember her as one of our special guest hosts for Doki Doki News: This time, though, we… Read More Join Our Live Stream with Voice Actress, Michelle Lee!

Doki Doki News: Live-Action Pokemon, ACNH Updates, and Guest Host Christina Kelly!

Our special month-long promotion of Doki Doki News concludes today with our good friend, Christina Kelly, who joins us as our final guest newscaster. You’ll recognize her voice from Akame ga Kill (Mine), Golden Time (Koko), and Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki (Mimimi), among other series. Follow Christina on Twitter and Instagram, and please subscribe to us… Read More Doki Doki News: Live-Action Pokemon, ACNH Updates, and Guest Host Christina Kelly!

Instagram Live Stream with Akame Ga Kill and Golden Time VA, Christina Kelly!

We’re super excited to announce the next guest for our summer series of Instagram live streams! We’ll be chatting with voice actress, Christina Kelly, who you may recognize from her work on Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki (Mimimi), Golden Time (Koko), and Akame ga Kill (Mine), among many other series. We also had an opportunity to speak… Read More Instagram Live Stream with Akame Ga Kill and Golden Time VA, Christina Kelly!

Instagram Live Stream with Higurashi and Shadows House VA, Emi Lo

We’re super excited to bring you another Instagram live stream, this time with voice actress and musician, Emi Lo (Twitter / Instagram)! You may remember the group interview we did with her and other Appare Ranman actors last year, and we’re happy to have Emi return to chat with Twwk about her work and life.… Read More Instagram Live Stream with Higurashi and Shadows House VA, Emi Lo

Golden Time and Akame Ga Kill’s Christina Kelly Was Meant to be a Voice Actress

Much like anything else crafted, developed, or fashioned by human hands, at its heart, anime is about people. I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing many of those creative souls who bring the medium to English speaking audiences. They each have their own personal stories, the often twisty and winding paths that led them to where… Read More Golden Time and Akame Ga Kill’s Christina Kelly Was Meant to be a Voice Actress

Instagram Live Stream with Persona 5 and FE3H VA, Xanthe Huynh

Following our Instagram live with Elizabeth Maxwell last week, we’ll be doing another one this Friday with Xanthe Huynh (Twitter / Instagram), who has voiced many characters from anime and video games, including Haru Okumura (Persona 5), Menma (Anohana), Marianne von Edmund (Fire Emblem: Three Houses), and most recently, Fina (Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear). Join… Read More Instagram Live Stream with Persona 5 and FE3H VA, Xanthe Huynh