Lisa Ortiz, an accomplished American voice actress and voice director, has made a significant impact in the realm of English anime adaptations. With a diverse range of roles, Lisa has garnered recognition for her memorable portrayals, including the iconic Lina Inverse in “Slayers” and the spirited Amy Rose in “Sonic X.” Her vocal talents extended beyond the screen, as she lent her voice to Amy Rose in various mainline and spin-off “Sonic the Hedgehog” video games from 2005 to 2010. Notably, Lisa has served as the esteemed voice director for the English dub of the beloved “Pokémon” anime since 2016, while also showcasing her versatility by performing various roles throughout the series’ extensive run. In 2021, she reprised the role of Tao Jun in the Netflix anime adaptation of “Shaman King.”
Throughout her illustrious career, Lisa has collaborated with esteemed studios such as SDI Media, NYAV Post, 4Kids Entertainment, Central Park Media, Headline Studios, TAJ Productions, and DuArt Film and Video, leaving an indelible mark on a wide array of productions.
Interestingly, Lisa’s journey into the world of voice acting took an unexpected turn. At the 2002 Katsucon in National Harbor, Maryland, she shared a captivating anecdote about her auspicious start in the industry. It all began with her brother’s mischievous act of stealing her car, setting off a series of events that ultimately led her to meet a friend who would invite her to a casting call for “Record of Lodoss War.” From that moment, Lisa’s talent and passion for voice acting flourished.
Beyond her accomplishments in the world of voice acting, Lisa Ortiz is also the President of Noise of O Productions, LLC. This audio post-production house allows her to showcase her expertise as a voice director for games and animation, with notable projects including “Modern Combat 5” and “Super 4.”
Lisa Ortiz’s unwavering dedication to her craft, impressive range of performances, and her prowess as a voice director have solidified her status as a prominent figure in the industry. Through her exceptional talent and contributions, she continues to captivate audiences, leaving a lasting impact on the world of voice acting and beyond.