Erica Mendez

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Erica Mendez
Erica Mendez by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Mendez in 2016
Born
OccupationVoice actress
Years active2010–present
Websiteericamendezvoice.com

Erica Mendez is an American voice actress.[1] Her first major voice role was the titular character Pac-Man in the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures video game. She then later voiced the starring character Aladdin in the Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic series[2] and Ryuko Matoi in the English dub of Kill la Kill, the latter of which was broadcast on the Toonami block on Adult Swim.[3] Some of her other major roles include Haruka Tenoh/Sailor Uranus in the Viz Media English dub of Sailor Moon, Gon Freecss in the Viz Media English dub of the 2011 anime adaptation of Hunter x Hunter and Retsuko in the English dub of Netflix anime series Aggretsuko. She studied graphic design in college for three years prior to becoming a voice actress.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of dubbing performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2013 Treasure Island Jim Hawkins Bang Zoom dub Resume
2013 Tamagotchi Friends Mametchi Resume
2014–15 Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Aladdin Also Magi: The Kingdom of Magic [2][6]
2014–15 Kill la Kill Ryuko Matoi Also OVA [7]
2014 Blood Lad Jasmine, Young Staz, Angry, others   Press[8]
2014–present Sailor Moon series Haruka Tenoh/Sailor Uranus, Reika Nishimura Viz dub, ADR Script for SuperS[9] [10][11]
2015 Yuki Yuna is a Hero Fu Inubozaki   [4][12]
2015 A Lull in the Sea Akari Sakishima   [13]
2015–16 Aldnoah.Zero Inko Amifumi   [14]
2015 Sword Art Online II Yuuki   [15]
2015 The Seven Deadly Sins Diane   Tweet[16]
2015–present Sailor Moon Crystal Haruka Tenoh/Sailor Uranus, Reika Nishimura   Resume
2015–17 Little Witch Academia Atsuko "Akko" Kagari   [17]
2016 Love Live! Nico Yazawa [18][19]
2016 Your Lie in April Tsubaki Sawabe [20]
2016–present Hunter × Hunter Gon Freecss 2011 series [21]
2016–18 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Cracker Griffon, Elgar Tweet[22]
2016 Charlotte Nomura, others Tweet[23]
2016–17 Erased Kenya Kobayashi [24][25]
2016 Mob Psycho 100 Chihiro, others Tweet[26]
2017 Cyborg 009: Call of Justice Cyborg 001/Ivan Whisky [27]
2017 Gosick Avril Bradley [28]
2017 Berserk Rickert 2016 series [29]
2017 Glitter Force Doki Doki Davi [30]
2017 Fate/Grand Order Mash Kyrielight Anime Special [31]
2017 Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day Chiriko "Tsuruko" Tsurumi [32]
2017 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Flay Allster NYAV Post dub [33]
2017 Fate/Apocrypha Assassin of Black, Roche Frain Yggdmillenia ADR script writer [34]
2018 B: the Beginning Young Koku   [35]
2018 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Young Polnareff Tweet[36]
2018–present Aggretsuko Retsuko [37]
2018 My Hero Academia Melissa Shield
2019–present KonoSuba Megumin [38]

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2014 Lalaloopsy: Welcome to L.A.L.A. Prep School Cloud E. Sky   Resume
2014–present Lego Friends Andrea Ep. 16 onwards Resume
2017 Stitch & Ai Wang Ai Ling All episodes; English-language-produced Chinese animated series; English version debuted in 2018[39] [39][40]
2017 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Black Strategy Ep. "Back in Red Action" [41][42]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in films
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2016 Love Live! The School Idol Movie Nico Yazawa [43]
2017 Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Sonya Funimation limited theatrical release [44]
2018 Sailor Moon Super S: The Movie Bonbon Babies Limited theatrical release, Viz dub [45]
2018 My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Melissa Shield Funimation limited theatrical release [46] Tweet[47]
2018 The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky Diane Netflix

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2010 Heroes of Newerth Pearl, Ruby, Good Witch Pearl   Resume
2011 God Eater: Resurrection Female Custom Voice 2   Resume
2012 Dust: An Elysian Tail Corbin   [24]
2013 Yousei Jupiter Celedon   Resume
2013 Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Pac Resume
2014 Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky Micie Sun Mussemburg   Resume
2014 Smite Primal Huntress Artemis   Resume
2014 The Witch and the Hundred Knight Lucchini   Resume
2014 Demon Gaze Fran Pendoll   Resume
2014 Fairy Fencer F Eryn Also Advent Dark Force Resume, Tweet[48]
2014 Ar Nosurge Tattoria, Tsunderain Also Plus Resume
2014 Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 Pac   Resume
2015 Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Naotora Ii Post-Release DLC Tweet[49]
2015 Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart Moru, Blossom   Resume
2015 Omega Quintet Kanadeko   Resume
2015 Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Mu’la, Miharu, Tae-Hyun, Mao   Resume
2015 Skullgirls: 2nd Encore Annie: Girl of the Stars   [50]
2015 Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Nagisa Shingetsu   Tweet[51]
2015 Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance Maid   Resume
2015 Backstage Pass Allison   [52]
2015 Cryamore Esmyrelda Maximus   [53][54][55]
2016 Street Fighter V Satsuki [24]
2016 Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book Leon   [56][57]
2016 Trails of Cold Steel II Rixia Mao [24]
2017 Akiba's Beat Saki Hoshino [24]
2017 Tales of Berseria Eleanor Hume Tweet[58]
2017 Puyo Puyo Tetris Arle Nadja Tweet[59]
2017 Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Maki Harukawa Tweet[60]
2017 Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online Noire / Black Heart Replacing Erin Fitzgerald due to SAG contract complications
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Deirdre [24]
2017 Fire Emblem Warriors Lianna [61][62]
2017 Battle Chef Brigade Mina Tweet [63]
2018 Radiant Historia Eruca 3DS remake Tweet[64]
2018 BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Orie Ballardiae Tweet[65]
2018 Valkyria Chronicles 4 Leena "Kai" Schulen [66]
2018 Soulcalibur VI Seong Mi-na Tweet[67]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About – Erica Mendez". Erica Mendez Voice. Retrieved January 9, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Aniplex USA Announces Magi – The Labyrinth of Magic English Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 28, 2013.
  3. ^ "Erica Mendez". Yama-Con. Archived from the original on July 16, 2014. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  4. ^ a b itsXANTHOR (November 26, 2015). "Yuki Yuna is a Hero Q&A w/ the English Dub Cast". Retrieved June 1, 2016 – via YouTube.
  5. ^ a b c d Erica Mendez's resumes:
  6. ^ "STAFF|Magi". Magi-usa.com. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  7. ^ "Kill la Kill's English Dub Trailer Streamed by Aniplex USA – News". Anime News Network. May 29, 2014. Retrieved June 22, 2014.
  8. ^ "Erica Mendez Sac-Anime Convention". Sac-Anime. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
  9. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (November 18, 2017). "Looks like I can mention that I did some script adaptation on Sailor Moon SuperS!" (Tweet). Retrieved November 18, 2017 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ "Viz Media Reveals Sailor Moon S Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  11. ^ Bertschy, Zac (July 17, 2015). "Interview: Lauren Landa and Erica Mendez, Sailor Neptune and Sailor Uranus". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 10, 2017.
  12. ^ "Xanthe Huynh, Erika Harlacher Star in Yuki Yuna is a Hero English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved April 6, 2015.
  13. ^ "A Lull in the Sea - Staff". NIS America. Retrieved April 28, 2015.
  14. ^ "Aniplex USA to Release 1st Aldnoah.Zero Season on BD/DVD with Dub & Sub". Anime News Network. June 6, 2015.
  15. ^ "Erica Mendez, Erika Harlacher Join Sword Art Online II English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. July 24, 2015.
  16. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (November 1, 2015). "Was gonna do this later, but I'm awake sooo. I voice Diane in Seven Deadly Sins. Watch it on Netflix, yo" (Tweet). Retrieved November 1, 2015 – via Twitter.
  17. ^ Greenwald, Will (October 12, 2017). "Real Good You Guys: Little Witch Academia". Geek.com. Retrieved October 20, 2017. This could get horribly cloying, but thanks to Studio Trigger’s aesthetic philosophy of hot bloodedness and passion above all things, loads of slapstick humor, and an excellent performance by Erica Mendez (Ryuko in Kill la Kill) in the dub, it never grates.
  18. ^ "Love Live! Anime's English Dub to Premiere on US TV Tonight". Anime News Network. February 5, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  19. ^ Smith, G.B. (February 16, 2016). "Press Audio: The One with the Muses—Love Live! Season 1 Anime English Dub Review". The Fandom Post. Retrieved April 26, 2016.
  20. ^ "Erica Lindbeck, Max Mittelman Star in Your Lie in April English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. January 15, 2016.
  21. ^ "Viz Announces 2011-2014 Hunter x Hunter's English Dub Cast (Updated)". Anime News Network. March 19, 2016. Retrieved March 20, 2016.
  22. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (May 27, 2016). "You're going to hear a little more of me on Toonami starting June 4th... I'm Cracker Griffon & Elgar in Gundam: IBO!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 30, 2016 – via Twitter.
  23. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (June 4, 2016). "I voice Nomura plus some other incidental roles in Charlotte! She doesn't show up much, but she's super cute!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 30, 2016 – via Twitter.
  24. ^ a b c d e f "Erica Mendez". Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved October 20, 2017.
  25. ^ "Ben Diskin, Michelle Ruff Star as Satoru in Erased English Dub". Anime News Network. June 29, 2016. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  26. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (December 18, 2016). "I voice Chihiro in #MobPsycho100 episode 2! Check it out now if you have a Funimation streaming subscription!" (Tweet). Retrieved December 27, 2016 – via Twitter.
  27. ^ Erica Mendez [@tsunderica] (February 10, 2017). "Aaaah.. the coveted 'no flaps to match' role. You can catch me as 001 in Cyborg 009: Call of Justice, now on Netflix~" (Tweet). Retrieved February 11, 2017 – via Twitter.
  28. ^ "Funimation Announces Gosick English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. February 16, 2017. Retrieved July 14, 2017.
  29. ^ Sanchez, Miranda (March 17, 2017). "Berserk English Dub Clip and Cast Revealed". IGN. Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  30. ^ "Glitter Force Doki Doki launches August 18th on Netflix". toonbarn.com. August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 8, 2018.
  31. ^ "Aniplex USA Produces English Dub for Fate/Grand Order - First Order Anime, Hosts Premiere at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  32. ^ "Aniplex Of America Previews "Anohana" Dub". Crunchyroll. Retrieved June 7, 2017.
  33. ^ "Sunrise to Release Gundam SEED, Destiny with New English Dub". Anime News Network. August 11, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  34. ^ "Fate/Apocrypha English Dub Debuts on Netflix in U.S., Canada". Anime News Network. November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 7, 2017.
  35. ^ "Exclusive: B: The Beginning Anime's English Dub Cast Revealed". Anime News Network. October 20, 2017. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  36. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (April 14, 2018). "Not only is this a picture of Young Polnareff, who I voice in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure tonight... but it's also a picture of the expression I had on my face during most of the recording. "Bizarre" is right. And it only gets weirder next week 🙃" (Tweet). Retrieved April 20, 2018 – via Twitter.
  37. ^ "A Day in the Life of Retsuko". Aggretsuko. Season 1. Episode 1. April 20, 2018. Event occurs at Credits, English Version. Netflix.
  38. ^ "Konosuba Anime's English Dub Cast Revealed". Anime News Network. January 7, 2019. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  39. ^ a b "Takao" (February 13, 2018). "Stitch & Ai debuts in South East Asia". ToonBarn. Retrieved February 15, 2018.
  40. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (February 5, 2018). "Most of you probably won't be able to actually watch it, but I'm still super stoked to say that I'm the voice of Ai in the Disney Channel Asia series, Stitch & Ai!" (Tweet). Retrieved September 26, 2018 – via Twitter.
  41. ^ "Back in Red Action". OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes. Season 1. Episode 39. November 3, 2017. Cartoon Network.
  42. ^ "Black Strategy on OK K.O!". Twitter. November 3, 2017. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  43. ^ NIS America (February 21, 2016). "Love Live! The School Idol Movie Premium Edition Now Available for Preorder" (Press release). Retrieved October 20, 2017 – via Anime News Network.
  44. ^ "Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Film Opens in U.S., Canadian Theaters in August". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 16, 2017.
  45. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (July 7, 2018). "Viz Media Reveals English Dub Cast for Sailor Moon S: The Movie Film". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
  46. ^ "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Anime Film's Trailer Previews English Dub". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  47. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (August 14, 2018). "You can hear me as Melissa Shield in My Hero Academia: Two Heroes when it hits theaters for a limited time, starting September 25th!" (Tweet). Retrieved August 20, 2018 – via Twitter.
  48. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (July 26, 2016). "I return as Eryn in Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force" (Tweet). Retrieved June 12, 2017 – via Twitter.
  49. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (March 17, 2016). "I voice Naotora Ii in Dead or Alive 5: Last Round!" (Tweet). Retrieved March 17, 2016 – via Twitter.
  50. ^ "Skullgirls 2nd Encore's New Features". Skullgirls.com. Lab Zero Games. April 29, 2015.
  51. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (February 20, 2015). "The client gave permission to announce that I'm Nagisa Shingetsu in Danganronpa Another Episode, coming this fall!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 12, 2017 – via Twitter.
  52. ^ "Quick update Monday: Backstage Pass 0.7a has been released". Sake Visual Tumblr. Retrieved December 23, 2014.
  53. ^ "Kickstarter – Cryamore – A True First Class Take on the Action RPG". Kickstarter. Retrieved September 28, 2013.
  54. ^ "Blog Archive » Kana's Korner – Interview with Erica Mendez". 91.8 The Fan. May 24, 2013. Retrieved June 27, 2014.
  55. ^ "Voice Actors – Site and Store – Esmy Figure – World Map and Locations". Cryamore Development Blog Tumblr. Retrieved January 9, 2015.
  56. ^ Reese, Zack (June 7, 2016). "Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book Review". RPG Site. Retrieved October 20, 2017. On the Japanese side, you have Yuka Iguchi, Aya Suzaki, and Kenyu Horiuchi; the English side has people like Christine Marie Cabanos and Erica Mendez. I have zero complaints for their performances.
  57. ^ Erica Mendez [@tsunderica] (June 7, 2016). "Atelier Sophie is out today! You can hear me as Leon! Happy to be a part of another game in this beautiful series" (Tweet). Retrieved June 12, 2017 – via Twitter.
  58. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (January 23, 2017). "Excited to announce that I voice Eleanor Hume in Tales of Berseria!! US Digital release just unlocked and physical copies come out tomorrow!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2018-02-28 – via Twitter.
  59. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (April 25, 2017). "Anyone picking up Puyo Puyo Tetris today? I voice Arle" (Tweet). Retrieved 2018-02-28 – via Twitter.
  60. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (July 1, 2017). "Got the okay to say that I'm Maki Harukawa in Danganronpa V3! Please come see me at the DR VA panel tomorrow at 9:30pm in LP1!" (Tweet). Retrieved 2018-02-28 – via Twitter.
  61. ^ GameXplain (October 19, 2017). "Fire Emblem Warriors - Final Boss & Ending (Nintendo Switch)". Retrieved October 20, 2017 – via YouTube.[time needed]
  62. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (October 20, 2017). "Excited to finally get to announce that I'm Lianna in Fire Emblem Warriors! Out now for Nintendo Switch and 3DS!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  63. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (November 15, 2017). "If you have a Switch, be sure to check out Battle Chef Brigade next week! I voice the protagonist, Mina!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  64. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (February 13, 2018). "Feeling like a real Princess on my birthday... just like Eruca from Radiant Historia" (Tweet). Retrieved 2018-02-19 – via Twitter.
  65. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (May 10, 2018). "Officially okayed to announce that, yes, I voice Orie in BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle! She's a DLC character, but can get her for free for a little while when the game releases on June 5th! ;) #BBTAG" (Tweet). Retrieved May 13, 2018 – via Twitter.
  66. ^ "Valkyria Chronicles 4". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 2018-11-18.
  67. ^ Mendez, Erica [@tsunderica] (October 19, 2018). "Do your souls still burn~? 'Cause I'm the voice of Seong Mi-na in Soul Calibur VI!" (Tweet). Retrieved October 19, 2018 – via Twitter.

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Preceded by
Sarah Lafleur
Voice of Sailor Uranus
2016-present
Succeeded by
None