I Hear Voices

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Animated characters have befriended our imaginations since childhood, but have you ever wondered, "Who is the person behind that VOICE?" I Hear Voices is a celebration of our favorite VOICES in animation, video games, anime, and more! Hosted by the dynamic Kim Possible duo, Christy Carlson Romano (Even Stevens, Big Hero 6) and Will Friedle (Boy Meets World, Batman Beyond), this family-friendly podcast invites you to learn about the people behind your favorite characters. Join us every Friday to hear/watch the many amazing voices! From superheroes to the quirkiest characters, to the voices that entertain your toddlers, I Hear Voices is your weekly dose of hilarious conversation with a dash of nostalgia. Plus, each episode will feature a playful segment where Christy, Will, and their guests interact with the I Hear Voices audience and create voices for original characters! Beyond podcast episodes, I Hear Voices will also be offering opportunities for their listeners to connect with their characters, through community building, virtual live events, and other surprise opportunities that we have in store. Follow I Hear Voices on Instagram and Tiktok on @ihearvoicespodcast, watch the video version on Christy’s YouTube Channel.

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The Voice of MAX GOOF is Besties with Will Friedle!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Jason Marsden AKA Max Goof AKA Haku AKA Chester McBadbat AKA Kade Burns, to name a few… Jason Marsden has been voicing your favorite characters and stealing scenes on camera since 1988 when he was only 12 years old! This is a special episode, not only to hear about Jason’s amazing career but to witness a deep friendship between Will and Jason. They both share, along with Christy, stories of growing up in the business together.  In this episode, Jason walks us through what it felt to book a role on his favorite childhood cartoons, how he approaches his characters, some memorable moments in the booth and so much more. Don’t worry…we asked him what character he’s dying to voice, and you’ll never guess who it is. *wink, wink*  PLUS, we welcome Brandon to our live-streamed fan interaction. Brandon, Will, Christy, and Jason improv characters in our fun game called Across the Garden.  You can follow Jason on Instagram @JasonMarsden and on TikTok @JasonMarsdenOfficial. If you are interested in attending Nashville's Comicon on June 4-5, 2022, check out their website here. You can learn more about Jason at JasonMarsden.com. Be sure to check out The Mars Variety Show on YouTube. Follow Christy Carlson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Special Thanks to Brandon for participating in our fan interaction! You can follow Brandon on Instagram and Twitter @bwright5131. You can also follow his web series on the DIVER YouTube Channel.
May 20, 2022
Voice Director of Batman: The Animated Series AND Avatar: The Last Airbender - Andrea Romano
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Andrea Romano, the animation queen herself! Andrea was the voice and casting director of all of your favorite animated series. Some of her credits are Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, Teen Titans, Justice League, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and SO MUCH MORE!  Andrea Romano is one of the key players in why animation today is so fantastic and continues to grow. She has directed more than 10,000 voice sessions, working on 1,600 TV episodes, more than 50 films, and 20 video games.  Andrea generously shares stories about her childhood love for cartoons, how she became a voice director, memorable moments throughout her career, and the one person she wishes she could have directed. Of course, we only scratched the surface with her, so fret not, Andrea will be returning! PLUS, we welcome George to our live-streamed fan interaction. Andrea coaches George on how to develop his character for playing our game called Across the Garden.  Follow Christy Carlson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Special Thanks to George for participating in our fan interaction! You can follow him @georgies_whirld and @g23rgie on Instagram.
May 13, 2022
The Voice of SAMURAI JACK was in Pulp Fiction!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Phil LaMarr AKA Samurai Jack AKA Green Lantern AKA Static Shock AKA Hermes, to name a few… Phil LaMarr is an absolute legendary actor on camera and in voice-over. Seriously! If you go to his IMDB page, you’ll be amazed by all of his credits. Although his first big acting gig was voicing Woody in Mister T, he credits his experience in improv prepared him for transitioning into voice-over. Phil shares with Will and Christy some of his favorite memories of his time in the voice-over world, from his audition process for Green Lantern to voice acting for video games to being in awe of his co-star’s talent in Samurai Jack. Phil’s love for acting, creating characters, and participating in the ever-expanding opportunities for voice-over is evident throughout this episode.    PLUS, we welcome Jona to our first live-streamed fan interaction. Jona, Will, Christy, and Phil improv characters in a fun game called Across the Garden.  You can follow Phil @phillamarr on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.  Follow Christy Carlson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Special Thanks to Jona for participating in our fan interaction! You can follow her @jonasalmostfamous on Instagram.
May 06, 2022
The Voice of TAKEMICHI HANAGAKI's Journey to Break Into the VO World!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with A.J. Beckles AKA Takemichi Hanagaki AKA Musashi AKA Chocolove McDonell (Joco). In this episode, A.J. details his winding journey of discovering VO, pursuing it as a career to now voicing main characters in multiple anime series. Although new to the industry, A.J. has been passionately putting in the work for years to find representation, book jobs, and uplift fellow voice actors. A.J. shows how the hybrid model that the industry adopted during the pandemic opened up more opportunities to take workshops and receive auditions inquiries. A.J.’s faith in his talent allowed him to experiment with connecting with the right people who could support him as he continues to build his career. We LOVED hearing A.J.’s journey and believe this is an excellent episode to engage in if you are interested in becoming a professional voice-over artist.  You can follow A.J. @abecklesvo on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter.  Follow Christy Carlson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Apr 29, 2022
The Voice of the COCOMELON MOM is an Opera Singer!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Kristen Princiotta. Kristen is THE VOICE of the Cocomelon Mom. Cocomelon is an animated empire that shares nursery rhymes and educational songs for everyone. Cocomelon has become the soundtrack of many households with toddlers and young children. In this episode, Kristen details how she booked her Cocomelon gig through Craigslist. She shares her experience as the Cocomelon brand has built an empire that is streaming on YouTube, Netflix, and Spotify, and it’s only just beginning. Will, Christy, and Kristen all discuss why Cocomelon is “addicting” to the young ones as everyone suggests and how Cocomelon represents the new media children are enjoying. Kristen highlights a fascinating subgenre in the VO world that focuses mainly on singing and shares how she is still navigating her space in the industry. We hope to hear her voice (and sing) a princess someday! Kristen also offers excellent advice about vocal health, encouraging the removal of stigma over vocal injuries and how to view vocal damage just like any other athlete who experiences an injury. You can follow Kristen @cocomelonmom on TikTok and @kristenprinciotta on Instagram. You can also book her to sing a special song for someone special on Cameo.  Follow Christy Carlson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Apr 22, 2022
Voice Director of KIM POSSIBLE Spills the Tea!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Lisa Schaffer. Lisa is a voice director and casting director in the world of animation. Some of her credits are Kim Possible, Guardians of the Galaxy, Teen Titans Go!, and The Penguins of Madagascar, to name a few. In this episode, Lisa details what the voice-over world is like on the other side of the sound booth. She reflects on Kim Possible being the first animation series she directed and how amazing the cast they brought into the show was. Then, Christy and Will recount their experiences voicing Kim Possible and Ron Stoppable.  Lisa also shares her journey into the world of animation and how directing is the best job ever! In addition, she highlights her mentors and reflects on her one-of-a-kind experiences in the sound booth. Finally, Lisa also speaks about what she sees occurring in animation's future.  PLUS, Lisa directs Christy and Will to voice a character one of our fans submitted. Wait until you hear the sound Christy creates for her “love ray,” and Will developed the character “Roy Kat” aka the cat version of Roy Kent.  Follow Christy Carson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Apr 15, 2022
Voice of TOMMY PICKLES is a Rock Star!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with EG Daily AKA Tommy Pickles AKA Buttercup AKA Babe. EG is what we consider an absolute ICON in this industry.  EG is not only an incomparable voice-over artist, but she is also a notable on-camera actress AND AN ACTUAL ROCK STAR! EG shares how she always made voices as a child and set out to be a pop star. She stumbled into voice acting through a successful run of a musical where she portrayed a pro wrestler.  She details how her first voice-over audition was for Tommy Pickles, which she still voices today. EG’s creativity has no bounds, which is evident in the music she continues to produce, the characters she voices, the one-woman show she performs, and the voice acting seminar that she teaches. Will, Christy, and EG deep dive into her rock star days growing up in LA and her on-camera acting (which defined Will’s childhood). EG’s childlike spirit and openness are such a delight, which is why it was such a DELIGHT to have her voice two original characters. Follow EG on TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter @realegdaily. Also, subscribe to EG’s YouTube Channel and check out her website. You can rent or purchase EG’s Voice Over Seminar and rent Listen Closely,  EG’s One Woman Show. Last but NOT least, follow her on Spotify. Follow Christy Carson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Join our Patreon to get first dibs to be on the podcast + get ad-free episodes, exclusive content, and much more!  Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Apr 08, 2022
The Voice of NARUTO was Almost a Real Life SPY?!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Maile Flanagan AKA Naruto Uzumaki AKA Piggley Winks AKA Principal Perry. Maile has been voicing one of the most popular anime characters for 17 years, which means she has voiced Naruto in ​​720 episodes, 46 video games, 6 movies!  Maile shares her thoughts on why the fandom around anime is exponentially growing. She also details her journey into acting and voice acting. SPOILER ALERT: she originally planned to be a spy, just like her father. Her unique childhood and curious nature have guided her to hone in on specific skills, like listening to the voices around her. Real-life interaction has been the source of her inspiration, and boy, is she talented. Will and Christy had so much fun with Maile as they deep dive into Law & Order SUV nerdom, Con experiences, and more. PLUS Maile voices two original characters that blew our minds! Follow Maile on Twitter @maileflanagan and on Instagram @therealmaileflanagan.  Follow Christy Carson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will, because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Join our Patreon to get first dibs to be on the podcast + get ad-free episodes, exclusive content, and much more!  Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Apr 01, 2022
The Voice of BATMAN Can Freaking Sing!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with the ONE and ONLY Kevin Conroy, AKA Batman AKA Bruce Wayne. Kevin has been bringing the animated Batman to life through his voice for 30 YEARS! Can you believe it? Kevin shares how his Julliard training and love for Shakespeare inform the way he voices Batman. He also details the origin of how the two distinct voices between Bruce Wayne and Batman came to be. Kevin is such a generous artist. It’s evident in the way he’s mentored Will, but also in how he celebrates everyone person who acts or voices a Batman. He gives insight into why Batman is still a relevant and welcomed character to explore.  Kevin also shares what cartoons he grew up watching and offers the sweetest story about his first imaginary friends. Although Kevin believes the Batman story is the ultimate true hero’s journey, Kevin is OUR TRUE HERO, and we think you’ll agree. Follow Kevin on Twitter @RealKevinConroy. Kevin is also on Cameo! So if you would like a personal message from the voice of Batman, be sure to check his Cameo out. Follow Christy Carson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will, because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Join our Patreon to get first dibs to be on the podcast + get ad-free episodes, exclusive content, and much more!  Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Mar 25, 2022
The Voice Of PRINCESS LEIA is A TikTok Star!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Shelby Young AKA Princess Leia AKA Soph Blazkowicz AKA Rayna to name a few… In 2020 she started featuring her talent on TikTok and has amassed millions of followers who are mesmerized by her VO skills! Shelby shares how as a child, she actually was training herself for future VO work by filming Disney movies with her camera and creating her own voices for fun! Shelby participates in the full spectrum of what the VO world offers. She details her experience doing Voice Match, MoCap, ADR, Looping, and more.  When Shelby entered into the VO world, she felt like she found her home and we couldn’t agree more. PLUS you don’t want to miss the voices Shelby creates for our audience's characters. Keira the giraffe is on point! Follow Shelby Young on TikTok and Instagram @shelbyhyoung and on Twitter @shelby_young. Shelby has a YouTube Channel and be sure to check out her website to see all of her credits. Follow Christy Carson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will, because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Join our Patreon to get first dibs to be on the podcast + get ad-free episodes, exclusive content, and much more!  Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Mar 18, 2022
The Voice of BUGS BUNNY Can Freaking Draw!
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Today on I Hear Voices, Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano sit down with Eric Bauza AKA Bugs Bunny AKA Daffy Duck AKA Marvin the Martian to name a few… He was recently featured in a little movie called Space Jam: A New Legacy... Seriously check out his credits here. Eric shares his journey into voice-over acting, what his favorite cartoon characters were growing up, and what dream character he would choose to voice, given the opportunity. He coaches Will and Christy on how to voice their own version of Bugs Bunny. PLUS you don’t want to miss the voices Eric creates for our audience's characters. They are hilarious! Follow Eric Bauza on Instagram and Twitter @bauzilla and check out Space Jam: A New Legacy streaming on HBO Max. Follow Christy Carlson Romano on Instagram @thechristycarlsonromano and TikTok @christycarlsonromano and follow Will Frielde at… wait, you can’t follow Will, because we need to Teach Will the Internet ™. Join our Patreon to get first dibs to be on the podcast + get ad-free episodes, exclusive content, and much more!  Subscribe to Christy’s YouTube Channel to see the video version of the podcast and check out the I Hear Voices amazing studio!
Mar 11, 2022
I Hear Voices with Will Friedle and Christy Carlson Romano Trailer
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Animated characters have befriended our imaginations since childhood, but have you ever wondered who is the person behind that VOICE? I Hear Voices is a celebration of our favorite VOICES in animation series, video games, anime, and more! Hosted by the dynamic Kim Possible duo, (Even Stevens, Big Hero 6) and Will Friedle (Boy Meets World, Batman Beyond), this family-friendly podcast invites you to learn about the people behind your favorite characters. Starting on March 11th, Join us every Friday to discover all the amazing voices!  Follow rate and review I Hear Voices on Apple Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, or wherever you listen to podcasts! Be sure to follow I Hear Voices on Instagram and Tiktok on @ihearvoicespodcast, watch the video version on Christy’s YouTube Channel. And join us on Patreon to get first dibs on guest interaction, ad-free episodes, and exclusive content.
Mar 04, 2022