Mike got his start in anime as one of the first voice actors in Texas to be hired by FUNimation Entertainment in 1997, and has since moved on to become a Director, Script Writer, and Line Producer for numerous anime series. Notable roles include Master Roshi and Yajirobe in Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Z: Kai, Baby and Baby-Vegeta in Dragon Ball GT, Goemon in Lupin The Third (Movie Specials), Ritsu Sohma in Fruits Basket, Lt. Jean Havoc in Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Cain in Trinity Blood, Buggy the Clown in One Piece, “Ranka” Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club, Tybalt in Romeo x Juliet, Hyuga in Evangelion: 1.11 and 2.22, Shota in Summer Wars, as well as various roles in Yu Yu Hakusho, Galaxy Railways, Nerima Daikon Brothers, Burst Angel, Desert Punk, Hetalia, Kiddy Grade, Paradise Kiss, and many others.
As an ADR/Voice Director, Mike has worked on such series and films as Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror Of Shamballa, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Dragon Ball Z, Eden of the East, Vexille, Yu Yu Hakusho, Mushi-Shi, Case Closed, Dragon Ball, Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino, One Piece, Trinity Blood, Summer Wars, and Evangelion: You Are (Not) Alone & You Can (Not) Advance. ADR Scriptwriting credits include Fullmetal Alchemist, Kodocha, Trinity Blood, Solty Rei, Mushi-Shi, and the uncut versions of Dragon Ball Z. Line Producer credits include Hetalia, Casshern Sins, Ouran High School Host Club, My Bride is a Mermaid, Rosario + Vampire, and Linebarrels of Iron.
Mike is also an accomplished improv comedian, musician, and has appeared in numerous commercials, video games, and independent films, including The Rage Within, House Of The Generals, Placebo, and the award-winning Shtickmen.
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Had to pop in to say that the scariest movie I have ever seen is The Haunting. The 1963 version starring Julie Harris, not the 1990s remake (which was kind of silly). The 1963 version is in black and white, and relies on camera angles, a small amount of special effects, camera and lighting tricks, and acting to terrify you out of your skull. Don’t let Michael watch it. He might not sleep for a week.