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JoeGrisaffi is an actor and award-winning director from Houston, Texas. The films he has directed include Laughing Boy, Dead of Knight, Conjoined, and Lars the Emo Kid. Films Joe has appeared in include Psychic Experiment, Jacob, Doll Factory, The Haunted Trailer and the upcoming films In a Madman’s World and Gem of the Rainforest. Joe spent some time at ADV Films where he directed the English dub of Cyberteam in Akihabara and voiced roles in the animes Tears for Tiara, Megazone 23 Part II, Saiyuki and others. Joe is an avid video game collector whose collection consists of home consoles dating back to the 1970s as well as many classic upright arcade games and pinball machines. Visit Joe’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/joegrisaffi
Since losing their beloved 80’s show to the new models, the original Transformers have worked to integrate themselves into modern society, and have found a new hobby…Partying. Now, they have no desire to return to the screen. Their desire is to spend their existence making the lifeforms of this planet happy and make sure they have fun!
Lisle grew up in Tokyo, Japan and moved to the US in 2008. She speaks fluent Japanese, and has been hosting radio/tv shows in Japanese/English ever since she was 19 yrs old.
LIsle is best known as the powerhouse behind such kick-ass female video game as Nina Williams, Christie Monteiro and Zafina from the Tekken franchise, Sarah Bryant from Virtua Fighter, quite a few characters from Shenmue II, many of the female voices in CRAZY TAXI 1 & 2, and Christ Monteiro in last year’s “Streetfighter vs. Tekken” game.
Lisle was also in the 2003 Academy Award winning Sofia Coppola film “Lost in Translation”, and played a principal role in the 2006 award winning indie film “Kamataki”.
She is currently based in Los Angeles, and works as a freelance voice over actress, as well as being a local correspondent for the Academy Awards, Emmys, Golden Globes and Grammys for Japan.
She also hosts a weekly entertainment tv show on NTV BS in Japan, and also hosts a weekly radio segment on INTER-FM.
And she also works as an interpreter, sometimes doing interpreting for anime con guests as well.
With over 1500 films and TV episodes to his credit, Matt Greenfield has been writing, directing and producing both animated and live-action programming (plus the occasional comic book) since the dawn of time. His work has been distributed internationally by–among others–ADV Films, Anime Network, FUNimation, Happy Carrot, Madman Entertainment, Maiden Japan, Media Blasters, Sentai Filmworks, Section 23, SoftCel Pictures, Switchblade Pictures and Syren. Born in California, he escaped at an early age and spent his formative years wandering the country, absorbing cartoons, science fiction novels and horror movies like a sponge–knowledge he now squeezes out with a modified colander in order to make a living.
Married to the lovely and vivacious Tiffany Grant (who proofed this bio), a VERY brief list of career highlights includes NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, BATTLE ANGEL, GAMERA: GUARDIAN OF THE UNIVERSE, the Godzilla classic DESTROY ALL MONSTERS and hundreds of other anime hits like BUBBLEGUM CRISIS: TOKYO 2040, EXCEL SAGA, GANTZ, GODANNAR, GOLDEN BOY, GUNSMITH CATS, MACROSS, NADESICO, NOIR, SPRIGGAN, PRINCESS NINE, TEARS TO TIARA and RAHXEPHON.
And that’s not counting managing distribution of such mega-titles as Gene Roddenberry’s ANDROMEDA & EARTH FINAL CONFLICT, BEASTMASTER, MEGAMAN, MUTANT X, REBOOT, ROBOTECH, SHADOW RAIDERS/WAR PLANETS, SAILOR MOON, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, STREET FIGHTER 2 (UK) and… we’re running out of space, so here are some of his most recent projects: INFINITE STRATOS 2 and BIG BAD MAMA-SAN. Plus, his company, Kraken Releasing, released three classic GODZILLA movies!
Contrary to rumor, his favorite hobbies are NOT eating babies or torturing voice actors (although the latter does make his top ten).
Tiffany Grant is excited to attend SausomeCon! Best known as Asuka in NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Tiffanywas the first anime voice actor hired in Texas [Feb. 1994].
She’s voiced characters in 1600+ TV episodes, OVAs & movies including AZUMANGA DAIOH (Kaorin), CHRONO CRUSADE (Satella), BLUE SEED (Kome), GOLDEN BOY (Madame President), FMP? FUMOFFU (Bonta-kun), GODANNAR (Shizuru), FULL METAL ALCHEMIST (Marta), MABURAHO (Kuriko), ONE PIECE (Nojiko), THE WALLFLOWER (Auntie), TEARS TO TIARA (Morgan) and TSUBASA RESERVOIR CHRONICLES (Ashura). Video game credits: UNLIMITED SAGA, DEUS EX II: INVISIBLE WAR. Recent projects include EVANGELION 3.33, INFINITE STRATOS 2 and Toonami’s AKAME GA KILL.
Ms. Grant has adapted English dubbing scripts for TV series such as HELLO KITTY’S ANIMATION THEATER, MABURAHO, AH! MY GODDESS 2, THE WALLFLOWER, INFINITE STRATOS, TEARS TO TIARA and Toonami’s PARASYTE-THE-MAXIM, as well as scripts for several subtitled projects including MIYUKI CHAN IN WONDERLAND and the live-action TOKYO – THE LAST MEGALOPOLIS.
Non-anime work includes ARLINGTON ROAD (w/Jeff Bridges) and indie films LAUGHING BOY, DEAD OF KNIGHT & LARS THE EMO KID. Tiffany has years of experience in theatre and commercials and an incurable Hello Kitty addiction! For more, visit TiffanyGrant.net
Robert Axelrod has carved a career in show business that runs the gamut. Born and raised in New York City, he did commercials and theater as a child and teen, eventually ending up in the Soho Avant-garde Theater scene in a show called “Little Trips”, then Off-Broadway in a play called “The Destroyers”. Axelrod left acting for the world of music. He spent eight years as a working rock musician playing electric bass and singing in folk, rock, and soul bands. Music brought him to Los Angeles where he decided to return to acting, a decision he never regrets.
Since then, Mr. Axelrod has appeared in over thirty feature films including four with Charles Bronson, the Sci-Fi hit remake “The Blob” with Kevin Dillon and many others. Television appearances include guest star roles on “Amazing Stories”, “Star Trek Voyager”, “Tim And Eric’s Awesome Show”, and “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He also starred in the Michael Jackson music video “Stranger in Moscow”, and the horror dark comedy, “The Revenant”. His performance in the short film THE GOLDFISH is garnering rave reviews.
Mr. Axelrod is also a busy voice over artist. He is the voice of Lord Zedd and Finster on the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”. The Lord Zedd voice is one of the most recognizable character voices around. He voiced Armadillomon and Wizardmon on “Digimon, Microchip, The Punisher’s sidekick, on “Spiderman”, Rico on “Robotech”, and has voiced countless Anime features including “Akira”, “The Big O”, “Cowboy Bebop”, “Brain Scratch”, et al. As Lord Zedd, he starred in both the first Power Rangers feature film and the wildly popular live show that toured the country. He was a regular character on Saban Entertainment’s “Wowser” series (as Ratso Catso), “Journey To The Heart of the World” (as Scarface), “Hallo Spencer” (as Elmer), and more. He just finished narrating the mockumentary “Safety First: The Rise of Women and voicing four Anime series, “Gaiking”, “Danguard Ace”, “Captain Horlock”, “The Adventures of Nadja”, and “Fist of the North Star”.
Chuck Hüber started acting in Anime in the roles of Garlic Jr. and Android 17 in DBZ. Since then he has voiced hundreds of characters including Hiei in YuYu Hakusho, Stein in Soul Eater, Kululu in Sgt. Frog, Mohji in One Piece, Shou Tucker in Full Metal Alchemist, Han in Blue Gender, Hiro in Shin Chan, Ashe in Black Butler, Reever in D. Gray Man, Hector in Glass Fleet, Yuichi in Initial D., Akai in Oh Edo Rocket, Melt in The Tower of Druaga, Adashino in Mushishi, Eric Nishijima in Darker Than Black, Havel in Trinity Blood, Austria in Hetalia and many more. He has been a writer on Hetalia, Sgt. Frog, Baccano, Spice and Wolf and others.
Video games Chuck has contributed voices for include Borderlands II, Ghostbusters, The Walking Dead, Aeon Flux, DBZ and more.
As a filmmaker Chuck has acted, produced, written or directed for Arbor Day – The Musical, The Troubadoors, The Fragility of Seconds, The Mechanical Grave, Odd Man Out among others. He began acting in Chicago at the Goodman Theater, Court Theater, Steppenwolf Theater after graduating from DePaul University and continues to work on stages in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Most recently he played Hugh Jameison in the movie Parkland, produced by Tom Hanks and starring Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti. He will return to the role of Dr. McCoy in the streaming series, Star Trek Continues.