Stephanie Sheh

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Stephanie Sheh
41st Annie Awards, Stephanie Sheh, 2014.jpg
Stephanie Sheh at the 2014 Annie Awards
Born Stephanie Ru-Phan Sheh
(1977-04-10) April 10, 1977 (age 37)
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States[1]
Residence Los Angeles and New York City
Other names Jennifer Sekiguchi, Laura Chyu, Tiffany Hsieh, Lulu Chiang[2]
Education Monta Vista High School
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Voice actress, ADR director, producer, singer
Years active 1999–present
Home town Northern California

Stephanie Ru-Phan Sheh (born April 10, 1977), who also goes by the alias Jennifer Sekiguchi, is an American voice actress, ADR writer, director, singer and producer.[3] She has worked for several major companies, including Cartoon Network and Sony.[citation needed] She is often involved with doing voice over work in anime, original animation, video games, dubbing, commercials, and TV shows. Her notable voice roles include Orihime Inoue in Bleach, Hinata Hyuga in Naruto, Eureka in Eureka Seven and Mikuru Asahina in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.[3] In 2014, she became the voice of Usagi Tsukino, the title character in the Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon.


Sheh was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and was raised in Northern California.[1] She became interested in being an actor when she was in her early years in Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California. While at the University of California, Los Angeles she was involved in anime clubs.[3] After graduating from UCLA, she took a job as a producer while she pursued her acting career. She got her training and studying on acting, voice acting, and improvisation in Second City Training Center, East West Players, Susan Blu Voiceover Workshop and UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Stephanie has also recorded radio spots for United States Cellular Corporation.

Under the moniker of Jennifer Sekiguchi, she made her voice acting debut as Silky in I'm Gonna Be An Angel! and then had a major role as Mamimi in FLCL.[4] She would later land starring voice roles as Orihime Inoue in Bleach and Eureka in Eureka Seven. She also voiced supporting character Hinata Hyuga in the hit series Naruto in which her character had a major role in the storyline. The three shows have aired on Cartoon Network with varied success. She describes Hyuga's issues with self-esteem as very relatable.[5]

In 2007, she received a nomination from the American Anime Awards for "Best Actress in a Comedy" for her work as Kirie Kojima in Girls Bravo and as Guu in Haré+Guu.[6]

Sheh has been involved in voicing characters in video games such as Bioshock 2, Aion: The Tower of Eternity, True Crime: New York City, Devil May Cry 4, and Resident Evil 5 as the current voice of Rebecca Chambers on the Resident Evil franchise. Beyond using her voice, Stephanie was flown by plane to Japan to provide the motion capture for the character Cereza in Sega's video game Bayonetta. She also voiced Finnel in Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel, Mlle Blanche de Grace in Bioshock 2 and Orihime Inoue in the Bleach (series)

She's the voice of Jinafire Long in Monster High and Duchess Swan in Ever After High.

Sheh has appeared several times on G4's Attack of the Show! as "Tiny Olivia Munn". In 2012, she was a host in the 2011 Talk-Show TV series BPM: Beats Per Mnet.

In 2013 she reprised the role of Eureka in Eureka Seven: Astral Ocean.

In July 2014, Viz Media revealed details behind its upcoming Sailor Moon Blu-ray release and the series' new dub cast at its panel at the 2014 Anime Expo in Los Angeles. Stephanie has been cast to voice Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon in Viz's redub of the first anime series.[7]

Sheh worked at Synch-Point, which produced English dubs for anime. One of her early major projects was producing for I'm Gonna Be An Angel![8] and she was working with Studio Pierrot when she brought in Marc Handler to ADR direct and write for FLCL.[9]




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  1. ^ a b "more than just an actor". Stephanie Sheh official website. Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  2. ^ "Guest Information". Mizucon 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-08-19. 
  3. ^ a b c "INTERVIEW: Voice Actress and Director Stephanie Sheh". Defective Geeks. 2011-09-28. 
  4. ^ a b c "Anime Tourist Interview: Behind the Scenes of FLCL.". Anime Tourist. 2002. Archived from the original on 2002-03-28. 
  5. ^ "Spotlight: Speaking with Stephanie Sheh". Siliconera. 2006-09-08. 
  6. ^ a b "American Anime Awards Finalists Announced". Anime News Network. February 7, 2007. Retrieved May 5, 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. 2014-07-05. 
  8. ^ "Anime News Service - June 9-29 Anime News". Anime News Service. 2001-06-29. 
  9. ^ "Anime Tourist Interview: Behind the Scenes of FLCL - Part 2 of 2". Anime Tourist. 2002. Archived from the original on 2002-04-02.  - conducted in January 2002
  10. ^ Harris, Jeff (2008-06-09). "Boys Be DVD Box Set Review". IGN. p. 2. 
  11. ^ "Rejection". Chaos Head. Episode 9. – closing credits
  12. ^ a b c "Behind the Voice Actors – Stephanie Sheh". Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  13. ^ "Hare+Guu – Cast – Guu". Hare+Guu (squarespace). Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  14. ^ Lee, Michelle (March 6, 2015). "Hyperdimension Neptunia Cast and Release Date". Funimation Blog. Retrieved March 7, 2015. 
  15. ^ Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Closing Credits
  16. ^ "First Look at Unofficial ‘Dredd’ Spinoff Web Series ‘Superfiend’". /Film. 21 October 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-01. 
  17. ^ The Legend of Korra Season 4 Episode 12
  18. ^ a b "Resume". Stephanie Sheh official website. Retrieved 2014-09-15. 
  19. ^ "Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair". Metacritic. Retrieved 2015-02-25. 
  20. ^ Square Enix. "Final Fantasy Type-0 HD". Scene: Closing credits, 1:54 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  21. ^ Square Enix. "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  22. ^ Project Sylpheed beginning of closing credits
  23. ^ AtlusUSA (December 21, 2009). Trauma Team Behind the Scenes: Meet the Voice Actors (YouTube). 
  24. ^ Tyrrel, Brandin (October 14, 2014). "Technology: Amazon gets serious about video games". IGN. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 
  25. ^ Fekete, Bob (October 14, 2014). "Amazon Game Studios Announce Four New Games [VIDEO]". IBT Media. Retrieved October 15, 2014. 

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Preceded by
Linda Ballantyne
Voice of Sailor Moon
Succeeded by