Matthew Mercer

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Matthew Mercer
Matthew Mercer at Animate Miami 2014 (1).jpg
Mercer in 2014
Born Matthew Christopher Miller
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Voice-over artist
Agent AVO Talent
Website www.matthewmerceronline.com

Matthew Christopher Miller who goes by the stage names Matthew Mercer or Matt Mercer, is an American voice actor. His best-known roles include Leon S. Kennedy in the Resident Evil video game series, and work in English dubs of Japanese anime, including Levi in Attack on Titan, Kiritsugu Emiya in Fate/Zero, Kanji Tatsumi for episodes 13-26 in Persona 4: The Animation, Trafalgar Law in the Funimation dub of One Piece, and Jotaro Kujo in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders. In addition to voice-over, Mercer has developed some live-action web series including a Nintendo character parody called There Will Be Brawl and the Dungeons & Dragons gaming sessions called Critical Role.

Biography[edit]

Mercer began his career in high school doing English Walla and additional characters in several Japanese anime, and has since worked with a variety of media, including video games, cartoons, and radio commercials. He has been a guest at conventions around the world, hosting at events such as Anime Expo, Anime Matsuri, Kollisioncon,[1] and Ayacon.[2] His work has expanded to a multitude of roles in video games, cartoons, and radio commercials. He directed and produced the web series There Will Be Brawl,[3] based on the Super Smash Bros. video game series, where he provided the voices for Kirby and Meta Knight and portrayed the role of Ganondorf. Mercer also produced the web series Fear News with the Last Girl, and acts as the Dungeon Master in the Geek & Sundry web series Critical Role, leading several other voice actors through a Dungeons & Dragons campaign.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source
2012 Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan – Demon Capital Rihan Nura [5]
2013 Persona 4: The Animation Kanji Tatsumi Eps. 13–26, replaces Troy Baker [6][7]
2013 Fate/Zero Kiritsugu Emiya [8]
2013 K Kuroh Yatogami [9]
2013 Digimon Fusion Reapmon, Beelzemon, others [6]
2014 Attack on Titan Levi [10]
2014 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Jotaro Kujo [11]
2014–15 Kill la Kill Aikuro Mikisugi Also OVA [12]
2014 Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals Might Guy [13]
2015 One Piece Trafalgar Law Funimation dub [14]
2015 Aldnoah.Zero Koichiro Marito [15]
2015 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Kiritsugu Emiya TV series [16]
2015 Daimidaler the Sound Robot Kouichi [17]
2016 Brothers Conflict Yusuke Asahina [18]
2016 Hunter × Hunter Leorio Paladiknight 2011 series [19]
Sailor Moon Prince Demande, others Viz Media dub [20][21]
Naruto Shippuden Yamato, others [22]
Sailor Moon Crystal Prince Demande [21]

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source
2011–12 ThunderCats Tygra [6]
2013 Beware the Batman Ice Pick Joe [6]
2015 DC Super Friends Superman, Two-Face [23][24]
2015 Wabbit Bigfoot [25]
2015 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir Additional voices [26]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Source
2012 Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos Melvin Voyager [6]
2012 Resident Evil: Damnation Leon S. Kennedy [6]
2013 Iron Man: Rise of Technovore Tony Stark (Iron Man) [6]
2014 Justice League: War Guard [6]
2014 Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher Iron Man (Tony Stark) [6]
2014 One Piece Film: Z Bins [6]
2015 Tiger & Bunny: The Rising Richard Max [27]
2015 Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts Mech Guard 1, Wealthy Jock [6]
2015 Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! Captain America, Gingerbread Men [6]
2016 Batman: Bad Blood Hellhound, Chuckie Sol [6]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source
2009 Street Fighter IV Fei Long [6]
2009 Star Ocean: The Last Hope Edge Maverick
2009 Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard Dockworker, Elite Commander, Employee Tester [6]
2010 No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle Skelter Helter, Bishop Shidax [6]
2010 Super Street Fighter IV Fei Long [6]
2010 Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Soldiers/Extras [6]
2011 Mortal Kombat Kurtis Stryker [28]
2011 Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny James [6]
2012 Soulcalibur V Z.W.E.I. [28]
2012 Dead or Alive 5 Bayman [28]
2012 Resident Evil 6 Leon S. Kennedy [29]
2013 Fire Emblem: Awakening Chrom [6]
2013 Aliens: Colonial Marines Keyes [6]
2013 Gears of War: Judgment Pilot, Onyx Soldier, PA Officer Credited specially under Voiceover Thanks [30]
2013 Shin Megami Tensei IV Walter [5]
2013 Tales of Xillia Alvin [5]
2013 Batman: Arkham Origins Anarky [5]
2013 Knack Gundahar [6]
2013 République Prizrak [6]
2014 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Rexxar [5]
2014 Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Soldiers/Extras, The Eye, Prisoner 12282 [6]
2014 Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Kanji Tatsumi [7]
2014 Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle Guardian Zephyrus [6]
2014 Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Kanji Tatsumi [7]
2014 Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Zato-1 [31]
2015 Saints Row: Gat out of Hell Gallows Dodger, Demons, Blackbeard [6][32][33]
2015 Evolve Abe [6]
2015 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Trey [6][34]
2015 Pillars of Eternity Edér, Aloth, others [35]
2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Soldiers/Extras [6]
2015 Minecraft Story Mode Aiden, Otis, others [6]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Lao [6]
2016 Fire Emblem Fates Ryoma, Shigure, Azama [36]
2016 Mighty No. 9 Mighty No. 1 Pyrogen [37]
2016 Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Espio the Chameleon [38]
2016 Overwatch McCree [39][40]
2016 DOTA 2 Monkey King New character in Fall tournament [41]
2016 Final Fantasy XV Cor Leonis [42]

Other media[edit]

List of voice performances in other media
Year Title Role Notes Source
2009 There Will Be Brawl Ganondorf, Kirby Director, Co-Creator. Hosted on The Escapist website [43]
2015 Critical Role Dungeon Master Creator, Producer [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kollisioncon 2010 Guest Listing. Kollisioncon.com. Retrieved on September 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Ayacon 2009 Guest Listing. ayacon.org.uk
  3. ^ Skylar Shelton. "Info - ThereWillBeBrawl.com". therewillbebrawl.com. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Get Your Fear News With The Last Girl". Dread Central. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "2015 Guest - Matthew Mercer". SacAnime. Retrieved 2016-08-17. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae "Behind The Voice Actors – Matthew Mercer". Behind The Voice Actors. August 13, 2016. Retrieved August 13, 2016. Green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits screenshots. 
  7. ^ a b c Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (June 27, 2014). "I just heard we are green lit to talk about it! I am voicing Kanji Tatsumi in "Persona 4 Arena Ultimax" and "Persona Q"! 😁" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
    heyitscena (June 27, 2014). "@matthewmercer AhhhAHAH????? I don't know how feel!? I mean I love both your Kanji and @TroyBakerVA's Kanji ;O;" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
    Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (June 27, 2014). "@pt_Cena @TroyBakerVA will always be my Kanji. I'm doing my best to honor him!" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
  8. ^ Green, Scott (February 6, 2013). "English-Dubbed "Fate/zero" to Run on Neon Alley". Crunchyroll. 
  9. ^ "Viz Media Announces K TV Anime's Dub Cast". June 14, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  10. ^ Lee, Michelle (March 12, 2014). "Attack on Titan Cast Announcement – Day 3". Funimation Blog. Funimation. 
  11. ^ Macias, Patrick (June 23, 2014). "Crunchyroll to Stream English Dub of "JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: STARDUST CRUSADERS"". Crunchyroll. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Kill la Kill's English Dub Trailer Streamed by Aniplex USA". Anime News Network. May 29, 2014. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  13. ^ Neon Alley (April 16, 2015). "NARUTO Spin-Off! Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals". Facebook. Retrieved November 18, 2015. English dub cast Rock Lee played by Brian Donovan, Might Guy played by Matt Mercer, Neji played by Steve Cannon, Tenten played by Danielle Nicole, Sakura played by Johanna Luis 
  14. ^ ""One Piece" English Dub Adds Supernova Cast". crunchyroll.com. Retrieved 23 August 2016. 
  15. ^ "Aniplex USA to Release 1st Aldnoah.Zero Season 1 On BD/DVD with Dub, Sub". Anime News Network. June 6, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Aniplex USA Details Fate/stay night UBW, Durarara!! 2xSho Release Details". Anime News Network. Retrieved July 2, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Funimation Unveils Daimidaler's Dub Cast, Trailer, December 15 Date". Anime News Network. October 7, 2015. Archived from the original on October 7, 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  18. ^ Ugwa, Godswill (January 8, 2016). "Brothers Conflict English Cast". Funimation Blog. Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
  19. ^ "Viz Announces 2011-2014 Hunter x Hunter's English Dub Cast (Updated)". Anime News Network. March 19, 2016. Retrieved March 20, 2016. 
  20. ^ Sailor Moon [Sailor_Moon_NA] (April 3, 2015). "It's Prince Demande! #moonpanel (screenshot of Matt Mercer's credit as Prince Demande)" (Tweet). Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  21. ^ a b "Viz Media Reveals More English Dub Cast for Sailor Moon R Anime". April 3, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  22. ^ Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (May 18, 2015). ""@iJLee209: @matthewmercer Wait a minute... I may just be going crazy, but for some reason, Yamato from Naruto has your voice now..." @iJLee209 I may have filled in as Yamato on an episode or 10. ;)" (Tweet). Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  23. ^ "The Cape and the Clown". DC Super Friends. Episode 1. May 4, 2015. Event occurs at Closing credits. Retrieved July 31, 2015 – via YouTube. 
  24. ^ "The Brave & The Bald". DC Super Friends. Episode 2. May 4, 2015. Event occurs at Closing credits. Retrieved July 31, 2015 – via YouTube. 
  25. ^ Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (September 19, 2015). "Proud to be playing Bigfoot in the new series "Wabbit", premiering Monday on #CartoonNetwork!" (Tweet). Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  26. ^ "The Bubbler". Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. Season 1. Episode 1. December 6, 2015. Nickelodeon. 
  27. ^ "Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising 'New Driver' English Dub Clip Streamed". February 22, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  28. ^ a b c "2014 Guest - Matt Mercer". Anime Matsuri. Retrieved 2016-08-17. 
  29. ^ Capcom. Resident Evil 6. Capcom. Scene: Closing credits, 4 minutes in, Facial Capture (ADR) Cast. 
  30. ^ "Gears of War: Judgment Credits". Microsoft Game Studios. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  31. ^ Monty_Pla (December 16, 2014). "@matthewmercer Is it correct that you voiced Zato-1?" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
    Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (December 17, 2014). "Thaaaaaaat is correct! Tell them what they've won!" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
  32. ^ Juba, Joe (December 11, 2014). "Get Candid With The Voice Actors Of Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell – Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell". Game Informer. Video, 2:07 minutes in 
  33. ^ Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (January 21, 2015). "Go check out Saint's Row: Gat Out of Hell! I voice Blackbeard, demons, and the creepy weapon embodiment of murder, Gallows Dodger. ;)" (Tweet). Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  34. ^ "Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Interview: Matthew Mercer (ASK YOUR QUESTIONS)". finalfantasyunion.com. 2 June 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2016. 
  35. ^ Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (March 26, 2015). "With today's release of @Obsidian's #PillarsofEternity, I'm excited to announce I voice Edér & Aloth, as well as misc others. Enjoy, folks!" (Tweet). Retrieved September 27, 2015. 
  36. ^ ninjacoachz (February 19, 2016). "@matthewmercer That you as Ryoma, Azama, and Shigure in Fire Emblem: Fates?" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
    Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (February 19, 2016). "@ninjacoachz indeed! :)" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
  37. ^ "All in the Mighty Family! – Voice Cast for Mighty No. 9". Mighty No. 9 official website. February 10, 2015. 
  38. ^ ninjacoachz (March 18, 2016). "@matthewmercer Are you voicing Espio in Mario & Sonic Rio 2016 Olympics?" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
    Matthew Mercer [matthewmercer] (March 18, 2016). "@ninjacoachz Good ear! :)" (Tweet). Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
  39. ^ "Watch a dude troll Overwatch players by playing "It's High Noon" over mic". vg247.com. Retrieved 13 August 2016. 
  40. ^ "Watch How An 'Overwatch' Fan Trolls Players Using McCree's 'It's High Noon' Ultimate". itechpost.com. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2016. 
  41. ^ MacGregor, Collin (13 August 2016). "New Hero Monkey King Coming to 'DOTA 2' This Fall". heavy.com. Retrieved 13 August 2016. 
  42. ^ "FINAL FANTASY XV: The English Voice Cast". YouTube. 
  43. ^ Shelton, Skylar. "Info". There Will be Brawl official website. Retrieved 13 August 2016. 

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