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Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern are our fifth round of North American guests!

Richard Epcar

Richard Epcar is one of the hardest working men in show business, having voiced over 500 characters in games, animation, and anime.

Best known as the voice of Batou in Ghost in the Shell, The Joker in several Batman games including Injustice: Gods Among Us, Raiden in Mortal Kombat, Ansem in Kingdom Hearts, Joseph Joestar in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Jigen in Lupin The Third, and Akuma in Street Fighter V!

He’s voted one of the Top 20 Video Game Voice Actors of all Time and Top 20 Anime Actors of all Time by IMDB!

Starting out in Robotech, you’ve heard him in Legend of KorraBatman Unlimited as Commissioner Gordon, MegloboxMarch Comes in Like a LionPokemon Generations as Giovanni, BerserkPeabody & ShermanAsterisk WarDragon Ball SuperBlood LadLupin the ThirdMonsterNarutoBobobo-bo Bo-boboTransformersBleachSkip BeatKenshinSAO IIDurararaGTOA Lull in the SeaHunter x HunterGundamMacrossDC Super FriendsCyber Soldier 009Lucky StarDigimonThe Seven Deadly SinsX-MenGundam UnicornBabylon 5, and Power Rangers, just to name a few. He’s also directing and voicing the all new Lupin the Third!

He’s also in tons of games including Blade 2Lineage 2OverstrikeBravely DefaultFinal Fantasy as Gaius and Ilberd, Saints RowMafia IIIArkham OriginsSkyrimPersona 5Infinite Crisis as the Joker, Call of Duty: Advanced WarfareMad MaxFire Emblem: Awakening as Walhart, Mortal Kombat vs. D.C. Universeas the Joker and Raiden, Stargate SG-1 as Gen. Hammond, Call of Duty: Black OpsStar Wars: Empire at WarStar Wars: The Old RepublicTransformersX-COMCommand & ConquerDead or Alive 3Starcraftas Dark Templar, Dead SpaceXenosaga as Ziggy, Marvel HeroesWorld of WarcraftSmiteSpec OpsLeague of Legends as Xin Zhao, NarutoCowboy BebopSamurai WarriorsBlue DragonStar OceanXenosagaSplinter CellGuilty Gears.HackStreet FighterMedal of HonorGhost ReconBaten Kaitos OriginsSpace SiegeBayonettaCatherineTekkenAce CombatModnation Racers, and Resident Evil.

Richard has voice directed many games including Arkham OriginsDead Island: RiptideBlue DragonShadow Hearts IIStar Ocean 2 & 3Enemy TerritoryQuake WarsUnreal Tournament 3Jackass the GameSmackdown vs. RAW, and Dead Head Fred. He has also voice directed many shows including Ghost in the Shell 2Robotech: Shadow ChroniclesAlmost HeroesJungle ShuffleThe ReefGrand MasterNoeinDigimonLupin the ThirdFighting SpiritPatlabor 3ZentrixAzumi I & IIFearlessBetter BlueIron MonkeyVR TroopersPower RangersUgly Betty webisodes, and Old Boy.


Ellyn Stern

Ellyn Stern began her acting career at the age of 12. She is a classically trained actress, voice actress, director, and writer. Her career spans film, television and stage. She has voiced hundreds of characters in games, animation, and anime.

Ellyn began her voice acting career with Robotech. She has appeared as Agatha in Pokémon Generations, Elena Gotti in Lupin the Third Part IV, Mrs. Tashio in Skipbeat, Masaki Kurosaki in Bleach, Miyuki Goto Rossario in Noein, Rossario in Wrinkles, May in Limon And Oli, Harraway in Ghost In The Shell II: Innocence, Martha Vist Carbine in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, Ellie in Dogs In Space, Dorothy in True Crimes Hong Kong, Jack’s Mom in Mar, Rosalind in Armitage III, Lady M in Samurai X, Himeno in Fight! Spirit of The Sword, Maki Yoshihara in Metal Fight Miku, Moru in Vampire Princess Miyu. She has also featured in KickheartPatlabor 3Mini PatoDigimonBoBoBo-BoBoBoZenkiManxmouseGenma WarsWings Of HonnêamiseMobile Suit GundamTeknomanHoney Bee HutchWisdom of the GnomesMacrossTom SawyerAdventures of Captain SchnauzerGigi, and Bushido Blade 2.

A few of the games you’ve heard her in are GodzillaTrue Crimes Hong KongStar Ocean 1 & 2SylpheedGaleriansParaworldJade CocoonShadow HeartsInherit the EarthGaleriansAero Wings 1 & 2, and Abby.


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