Guest: Karen Strassman

Karen Strassman is the voice of Soi Fon in “Bleach,” Kallen Stadtfeld in “Code Geass,” Kiyoh Bachika in “Gurren Lagann,” Kazuko Saotome in “Puella Magi Madoka Magica,” Olivia and Anna in “Fire Emblem: Awakening,” Kitana and Mileena in “Mortal Kombat X,” and Fiora in “League of Legends,” among others. She also starred as Jinja in the Nicktoons series “Monsuno”, and voiced every other female character in the show as well.

Some of her favorite VO projects include: League of Legends (Casseopeia, Fiora and Shyvana), World of WarCraft (Vanessa VanCleef, Chromie, Grand Astromancer Capernian and Lady Sacrolash), Street Fighter X Tekken (Poison), Bleach (Soi Fon), Fallout: New Vegas (Beatrix) and Mortal Kombat (Kitana, Mileena).

An actress, voiceover artist and dialect coach, she delights in crafting characters that touch the brilliant human spirit and entertain the child within all of us. Whether on-camera or behind a mic, Karen is extremely versatile. She has played roles as varied as the brilliant and empathic scientist Devra Bogdanovich in “Ingress,” to the quirky bookish OCD accountant Jolene on “Weeds. In addition to her work in film and television, she has created hundreds of voice-over characters of all shapes, sizes, genders, ages, and species, from classic Disney princesses and iconic villainesses, to talking jellyfish and shy tadpoles.