Anime Voice-Actress Wendee Lee to Guest Speak at the University of Southern California


LOS ANGELES, CA - October 11, 2004 – USC Entertainment Industry Students Association (EISA) and USC Anime Club is pleased to announce EISA's keynote speaker series guest of honor: Wendee Lee.

Wendee Lee is one of the premiere voice artists in the world of anime today. She has been voicing for such notable titles as COWBOY BEBOP, AKIRA, and VAMPIRE HUNTER D since the mid 1980's which all began with her first role as Vanessa Leeds in the anime classic ROBOTTECH. (Compiled from

Her credits include:

Akira (movie) as Kei
Cowboy Bebop (TV) as Faye Valentine
Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door (movie) as Faye Valentine
Great Teacher Onizuka (TV) as Azusa Fuyutsuki; Examinee; Kyoko Uehara; Mrs. Sakurai; Nanako's Mother; Tadashi Sakurai; Takahama
Love Hina (TV) as Kaolla Su; Tama
The Big O (TV) as Angel
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (movie) as Charlotte Elbourne
Witch Hunter Robin (TV) as Miho Karasuma

Wendee Lee will participate with host Alan Liou, President of USC EISA, in a discussion exploring Wendee Lee's works, the creative challenges behind voice-acting for anime, and many more topics of interest.

Entertainment Industry Students Association (EISA) is dedicated to bringing together a diverse student body with similar entertainment interests. This enables them to network with their peers, empowers them to further their careers, and connects them with professionals in the entertainment industry. Since EISA's inception in 1998, we have brought in prominent guest speakers such as Suge Knight, Big Boy, McG, Michael DeLorenzo, and Mauricio Mendoza. EISA sees itself as an extension of a student's learning at USC. We bring writers, directors, producers, talent, and musicians for a candid discussion about what they do, how the business works, how they got there and any other questions one can think of to ask.

Wendee Lee's speaking event will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at the University of Southern California in the Taper Hall of Humanities in Room 201. Admission is free. Prior reservation is required.

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If you would like to attend, please contact Alan Liou at [email protected] and give us your full name and email address so that you will be placed on a guest list. EISA will soon contact you notifying your confirmed reservation.

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