Anime Voice Actors Rally For Japan

Hollywood, California, March 23rd, 2011 -- On Thursday, March 17th, 2011, over twenty veteran anime voice actors gathered in Hollywood, California, to participate in the inaugural We Heart Japan fundraiser for Japan. All proceeds were donated to the Japan NGO Earthquake Relief and Recovery Fund.

The list of anime voice actors include Michael Sorich (Biohazard: Degeneration), Yuri Lowenthal (Paprika), Tara Platt (Naruto: Shippûden), Lex Lang (Ghost in the Shell 2.0), DC Douglas (Resident Evil 5), Crispin Freeman (Hellsing), Wendee Lee (Cowboy Bebop: The Movie), Melanie MacQueen (Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles), Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (Princess Mononoke), Daran Norris (Street Fighter), Michelle Ruff (Digimon: Digital Monsters), Troy Baker (Bleach), Laura Bailey (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood), JB Blanc (Naruto: Shippûden), Liam O'brien (Planet Hulk), Sam Riegel (Naruto), Travis Willingham (Mushi-Shi), Richard Epcar (Blue Dragon), Tony Oliver (Aa! Megamisama! The Movie), Stephanie Sheh (Bleach), Ellyn Stern (Noein: Mô hitori no kimi he), and Cristina Vee (Keion!).

A video of the event was produced by D.C. Douglas and is continuing to be circulated to help in the fundraising efforts.


Please help get We Heart Japan's message out to all anime fans everywhere.

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