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3,2,1... Let's jam! Mary Elizabeth McGlynn and Steve Blum return to Anime Boston!


Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

 

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she is currently playing Governor Pryce in Star Wars Rebels, Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe, Zahra Hydrus in Geek & Sundry’s Critical Role, Valkyrie in Lego Marvel’s Avengers, Talis in StarCraft II, Johanna in Heroes of the Storm, Queen Metalia in Sailor Moon Crystal and Brooha in Glitter Force.  Mary Elizabeth portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell InnocenceSolid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress. You can also hear her as the Female Crusader in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Kurutsu in Ghost in the Shell Arise, Sei in Alpha Protocol and Nora in Final Fantasy XIII. Some of her other popular roles are Cornelia in Code Geass. Kurenai from Naruto, Julia from Cowboy Bebop, Zanpakuto from Bleach, Helba and Bordeau from .hack, Jagura from Wolf's Rain, Nuriko in Fushigi Yuugi and Caroline from Vampire Hunter D.

Mary is voice directing Tangled The Series premiering in March 2017, Billy Dilley’s Super Subterranean Summer, and Penn Zero: Part Time Hero for Disney XD, starring Thomas Middleditch, Adam Devine, Alfred Molina and Larry Wilmore, and Glitter Force for Saban Entertainment.  She also directed Naruto: Shippuden for over 10 years. She has directed the 6 Naruto Movies as well as Naruto and Naruto Shippuden the series for which she received the 2008 SPJA award for best director. Among her many other directing credits are Cowboy Bebopthe series, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s DoorTenkai Knights, Digimon Fusion, Stitch!, Disk Wars, Wolf’s RainDigimon Tamers, the movie Appleseed and was a co-writer for the American adaptation of Metropolis. She also directed the original animated series Boing The Play Ranger and Gormiti: Lords of Nature

 

Steve Blum

 

With literally hundreds of V/O credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, “Wolverine” from several incarnations of X-Men from animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The Super Hero Squad ShowX-Men Anime and more, “Orochimaru,” “Zabuza,” and others from Naruto, “Green Goblin” from the Spectacular Spiderman series, “Heatblast,” “Vilgax” and “Ghostfreak” from Ben 10, “Grayson Hunt” from Bulletstorm, “Grunt” from Mass Effect 2and 3, "Zoltan Kulle" from Diablo 3, "Abathur" from Starcraft 2:Heart of the Swarm, “Tank Dempsey” from Call of Duty, “Killer Croc” from Arkham Asylum, “Oghren” from DragonAge, “Vincent Valentine” from Final Fantasy VII, “Leeron” from Guren Lagann, “Jamie” from Megas XLR, “Storm Troopers” and many others in most of the Star Wars games, The voice of 7-11, dozens of Digimon and a gigantic list of other characters from Anime, Video Games, TV and Film. In 2012, Steve was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records as Most Prolific Voice Actor in Video Games - appearing in almost 300 games (now approaching 400!)

Currently you can find him as “Zeb Orrelios” and other characters in the incredible saga that is Star Wars: Rebels on Disney XD, as “Shoe” and “Sparky” in Laika’s The Boxtrolls, and as astronaut Quentin Thomas on Hip Hop superstar LOGIC’s amazing album The Incredible True Story and his latest release “Everybody.”  Also appearing as “Nar Est” and “Rasper” in Amazon’sNiko and the Sword of Light, “Frank” the flying monkey and others in Dorothy and the Wizard of Ozon Boomerang, as “Makucha” the Leopard on Disney’s  The Lion Guardand as Lovable Pub Thug “Attila Buckethead” and more in Disney’s Tangled television series!

 

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