Anime USA Announces Wendee Lee as a Guest

Jun 16th 2011
Anime USA Announces Wendee Lee as a Guest
Anime USA is proud to announce Wendee Lee will be attending our convention as a guest.

As one of the premiere voice artists on the cutting edge of Anime, Wendee Lee has voiced
numerous characters for over 300 series, games and films. Best known as the fem fatale Faye Valentine in the hit series Cowboy Bebop, Wendee's career includes a wide array of characters ranging from Konata in Lucky Star, MoegiI in Naruto, villainesses on Power Rangers, and Rumi in Perfect Blue to vamps like Sprocket in Viewtiful Joe, Mitsuka in DearS and Loretta in WILD ARMS. She has voiced such memorable heroines as Lady Arebeth in Neverwinter Nights, Umi & Princess Emeraude in Magic Knight Rayearth, Ryoko in Samura Girl: Real Bout High School, Ruriko in Gate Keepers, Sakura in Sakura Wars, and sisters Da Qiao and Xiao Qiao in Dynasty Warriors.

Creating a niche as ‘The Tough Chick’, she played Maya in Tenjho Tenge, Kiva in Megas XLR, Buzam in Vandread, Black Rose in .Hack, Fee in Planetes, Dorothy in MAR, and Kagero in Ninja Scroll. On the softer side, her roles include Charlotte in Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, Angel in The Big O, Antonia in Heat Guy J, Karasuma in Witch Hunter Robyn, Hello Kitty, Stump Village and her very first anime role Vanessa Leeds in Robotech.

Wendee's diverse collection of characters have enabled her to play multiple roles in Bleach, Brigadoon, GTO, Mon Colle Knights, and EverQuest II as well as comediennes Kaolla Sue in Love Hina, Tina in Ai Yori Aoshi, and Weda in Haré+Guu. She's also played several male characters such as TK in Digimon, Kachiro in Prince of Tennis, Yahiko in Rurouni Kenshin and Genkimaru in SD Gundam Force. Her film roles include The Velveteen Rabbit, Lola in Run, Lola Run, Kei in Akira, and Fembots in Austin Powers.

Currently she is voicing Yoruichi, Tatsuki and Ururu in Bleach, and Haruhi in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, in addition to several interactive game titles, while also voice directing a number of new games, anime, and the hit series Bleach.

About Anime USA: In 1999 Anime USA began as a northern Virginia convention started by fans, and in 2004 become a non-profit educational organization. Our mission is to educate the public about and promote Japanese arts and popular culture. As in the beginning, we remain a convention of fans, by fans, and for fans. Anime USA is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit.

Anime USA 2011 will be held November 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. For more information and to register for the convention, visit us at www.animeusa.org.

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