Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Yuuki in SAO2, Sailor Uranus in the new Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon, Megumin in Konosuba, Akko in Little Witch Academia, Diane in Seven Deadly Sins, Nico in Love Live, Mash in Fate/Grand Order, Bernadetta in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and Raphtalia in The Rising of the Shield Hero.
You can also hear her in OK K.O. Let’s be Heroes, The Promised Neverland, Re:ZERO, Fate/Apocrypha, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, Magia Record, Your Lie in April, Anohana, Erased, Kakegurui, Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, The Gundam Series, Megalo Box, Cells at Work, Dr. Stone, Yuki Yuna is a Hero, A Lull in the Sea, Tales of Berseria, Fire Emblem Warriors, Fire Emblem Heroes, Code Vein, Puyo Puyo Tetris, The Danganronpa series, Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon: Every Buddy!, Radiant Historia, Fairy Fencer F, Soul Calibur VI, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Street Fighter V, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, Pokemon Masters, Detective Pikachu, Trails of Cold Steel II, Battle Chef Brigade, and more.
Voice acting isn’t the only way she keeps herself busy: She’s ventured into script adaptation and has done work on Little Witch Academia, Sailor Moon SuperS, Dragon Pilot, and Fate/Apocrypha. She also directs from time-to-time, and took the helm of the feature film, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas and the Netflix series, Carole & Tuesday; both of which she also adapted.
You can keep up with Erica’s role announcements and incoherent rambling by following her on Twitter @tsunderica.
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Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Yuuki in SAO2, […]Read More >