The Shi Cast 023 – Our Zenkaikon Interview with Quinton Flynn (Spider-Man, Jonny Quest, The Human Torch, Silver the Hedgehog, and Unimo from Naruto)

Quinton Flynn
This award-winning voice actor has brought to life Spider-Man (Marvel: Ultimate Alliance), Venom (Spider-Man: Friend or Foe), Jonny Quest (The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest), The Human Torch (Fantastic Four), Deadpool (Cartoon Hook-Ups), Timon (Timon & Pumbaa), Snowbell (Stuart Little), Elmer Fudd (Robot Chicken), and Silver The Hedgehog (Sonic the Hedgehog).
In video games, he is Raiden (Metal Gear), Axel (Kingdom Hearts), Jhin (League of Legends), Kolyat Krios (Mass Effect) Reno (Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children and Crisis Core), Alberto Falcone (Batman: Arkham City Origins), the devilish Irishman Sir Henry Cooldown (No More Heroes), Kael’thas (World of Warcraft), and Merry/Gollum (Lord of the Rings).
In anime, you’ll know him as Iruka Umino in Naruto, Marcus Damon in Digimon Data Squad, Kon in Bleach, Carl/Phantom in Blood+, Shingo Shoji in Initial D, and Dr. Riddles/Victoream in Zach Bell to name a few.
He is well known in the industry for his skills as an impressionist and improvisationalist, so Quinton is always happy to give voice to the characters he is known for when he performs “live” and rolls out his favorite impressions and yours!

The Shi Cast 022 – Anime’s Influence on Western Culture

This week on the Shi, we discuss Anime’s influence on Western Culture. We also address Weebs, trains in Japan, dungeons, LBTQ in Anime, and more! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

The Shi Cast 021 – Our Zenkaikon Interview with Jad Saxton (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon, High School DXD)

This week on the Shi, we share our Zenkaikon interview with Jad Saxton (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon, High School DXD).  Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Jād Brennon Saxton is an American voice actress who works for Funimation and Sentai Filmworks. Her name is an acronym of her parents’ names, Jimmy and David, and is pronounced as Jade. Her singing led to her first voice role in Sasami: Magical Girls Club as Eimi Mori, and her first major voice role was Masako Hara in Ghost Hunt. She graduated summa cum laude from Texas Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2005. Some of her other major roles in anime include Akatsuki in Log Horizon, Carla in Fairy Tail, Hatchin in Michiko & Hatchin, Sena Kashiwazaki in Haganai, Haruna in Is This a Zombie?, and Koneko Tojo in High School DxD.

The Shi Cast 020 – Voice Acting in Anime and the Subbed Versus Dubbed Debate


This week on the Shi, we discuss voice acting in Anime. We also address the infamous Subbed versus Dubbed controversy and chime in with some of our favorite imitations! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

The Shi Cast 019 – Our Interview with Sarah Wiedenheft (Orange, Bikini Warriors) and Jessica Calvello (Attack on Titan, Pokemon, and New Cutey Honey); Our Zenkaikon Review

On this episode of the Shi Cast, we share our interviews with Sarah Wiedenheft (Orange, Bikini Warriors) and Jessica Calvello (Attack on Titan, Pokemon, and New Cutey Honey); We also share our Zenkaikon review.

Jessica Calvello  is an American voice actress and production assistant primarily known for her anime voiceover work, particularly with ADV Films, Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks, DuArt Film and Video, Media Blasters, Funimation, Central Park Media, Headline Sound Studios, New Generation Pictures, NYAV Post, 4Kids Entertainment and also known for her non-anime voice work on a number of animated shorts by, Cyanide and Happiness. Some of her more well-known roles are Excel in Excel Saga, Nanael in Queen’s Blade, Kanako Miyamae in Maria Holic, Zoe Hange in Attack on Titan and Honey Kisaragi in New Cutey Honey, in which she was personally cast by the creator of the Cutey Honey franchise, Go Nagai, as the Lovely Warrior herself, Honey Kisaragi. Jessica says that in all of her years of working in the industry, this is her most cherished and honored accomplishment.


Sarah Wiedenheft is a voice actor who has provided her voice for a multitude of anime. Some of her roles include Zeno from Dragon Ball Super, Tohru from Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid; Aika from Shomin Sample; Shihoru from Grimgar of Fantasy and Illusions; Non from Keijo!!!!!!!!; Azusa from Orange;  Mage from Bikini Warriors; Kotoko from Urahara; Kiriha from Tsugumomo; Sana from Alice & Zoroku; Hikari from Castle Town Dandelion; Yuki from Interviews With Monster Girls;  Takano from Tsurezure Children; Aika and Tail Blue from Gonna Be The Twin-Tail!!; Kikyo from Classroom of The Elite; and Michella from Blood Battle Blockade Battlefront. She has also lent her voice in a few games, such as Celeste Luvendass from Huniepop, and Lailani from HunieCam Studio.

The Shi Cast 018 – The Most Unrelatable Anime Characters; Zenkaikon Update

This week on the Shi, we discuss the most unrelatable Anime characters. We also share a Zenkaikon update! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

The Shi Cast 017 – Zenkaikon!

We are excited for Zenkaikon! This week on the Shi, we discuss what excites us about this year’s Zenkaikon, who we will be interviewing, what panels we will be attending, watching Uff sing karaoke, where you can find us, and more! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

The Shi Cast 016 – The Most Relatable Anime Characters; Which Anime Characters Are We?


This perhaps is one of the most emotional episodes of the Shi Cast yet. This week on the Shi, we discuss which Anime characters we find most relatable. We also discuss that if we were Anime characters, which ones would we be? What kind of Pokemon are you? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

The Shi Cast 015 – Anime Sidekicks

This week on the Shi, we discuss our favorite Anime sidekicks and debate what makes a character a sidekick and even if at times the sidekick IS a sidekick. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

The Shi Cast 014 – Favorite Anime Intro Songs

This week on the Shi, we discuss our favorite Anime intro songs. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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