Erica Mendez is one of the newer voice actors on the block in Los Angeles. She has gotten a lot of popularity thanks to her breakout role
. She also worked in many video game and web animation works as well.
Here's her website
, and Ask.fm
accounts. Should not be confused with a singer of the same name
Tropes relating to Erica Mendez:
- Crossdressing Voices: Like Mona Marshall, Amanda Celine Miller, and Marianne Miller, she's one of the few voice actresses who is capable of voicing young boy characters.
- Fake Brit: Had to pull a British accent for Jim Hawkins, something she stated was very difficult to do.
- One of Us: Video gamer, anime fan, and even plays League of Legends (she also stated on Twitter that she will love to voice a champion in League of Legends if given the chance). note
- Pigeonholed Voice Actor: Her primary forte seems to be young boy characters. In fact, according to her, she has been cast (including roles that hasn't been announced yet) into 7 boys and 1 girl, at least in Bang Zoom! Entertainment side of things.
- Star-Making Role: Aladdin from Magi is what got her a lot of recognition and popularity within the anime fandom.
- Woman of a Thousand Voices: In addition to her young boy roles, she's capable of voicing other characters. Case in point, she voiced three different characters (Pearl, Ruby, and Den Mother) in Heroes of Newerth where each character have their own distinct voice and personality.