You may have heard of Michele Knotz from a little well-known anime series called “Pokémon.” Now in their 17th season, Michele returned as the voice of Team Rocket’s Jessie. Before season 14, Michele voiced May, Nurse Joy, The Pokédex, and many Pokémon. She also voiced Misty for the Pokémon 10th Anniversary Special, “The Mastermind of Mirage Pokémon.” In the Pokémon Special, “Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate” she voiced Chikorita. Other anime roles include Hajime Yagi in "The World of Narue," Takako Kawashima in "Shootfighter Tekken," Matsumoto and various additional characters in “To Heart,” Razali, Cindy, Greta, and The Fairy in “The Third,” Ogiue Chika in “Genshiken,” Koyuki Asagiri in “Kujibiki Unbalance,” Chou’un Shiryuu in “Ikki Tousen,” Tomoe and Airi in “Queen’s Blade,” and Potaru Tanaka and Inumi in “Magical Witch Punie-Chan.” As far as video games go, Michele has voiced the Pokémon Trainer, Squirtle and various other Pokémon for the Nintendo Wii’s: “Super Smash Bros. Brawl,” Piplup and many others in “PokéPark Wii – Pikachu’s Great Adventure,” Snivy, Piplup and many others in “PokéPark 2 Wonders Beyond,” various characters in “Heathcliff the Fast and the Furriest,” Alisa Bosconovitch and Roll in Capcom’s “Street Fighter X Tekken,” Grace in “Castle Dracula,” Lucky and various others in “Gangstar Vegas,” Lilliel Saotome in NIS America’s “The Guided Fate Paradox,” Miku Kubo in “Modern Combat 5: Blackout,” and of course Snivy, Gardevoir, Latios, and Latias in “Super Smash Bros.” for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. But Michele doesn’t just work on anime and video games. She’s also a script adapter for various dubbing projects and lends her voice to many other types of work. To see all of Michele’s credits, pictures, and listen to her voice demos, check out her web site at: http://micheleknotz.com/
Lisle Wilkerson is the powerhouse behind some of the gaming industry’s most popular characters, such as Nina Williams and Christie Monteiro from the Tekken franchise, as well as Sarah Bryant from Virtual Fighter. She is based in Los Angeles, and works freelance but she grew up in Tokyo, Japan and moved to the US in 2008. She speaks fluent Japanese, and has worked with all the major radio and television stations in Japan, and continues to work with many of them to some capacity. Lisle was in the Academy Award winning Sofia Coppola film “Lost in Translation”, and a few years later had her first principal role in the award winning critically acclaimed indie film “Kamataki”. When she isn’t working or running around with her bright pink boxing gloves trying to save the world Nina Williams-style, she spends her time at home with her adorable jet-setting cat, Princess Genki.