NORTH AMERICAN GUESTS OF HONOR

Cynthia Martinez

Actor

Cynthia was first introduced to anime when ADV cast her in her first acting/voice acting role ever as the dragon slayer sorceress Lina Inverse in Slayers. Since then she has voiced a variety of roles such as Sora in Kaleido Star, Hermes in Kino's Journey, Poemy in Puni Puni Poemy, Excel Kobayashi in Excel Saga, Hiroko in RahXephon, Mikako in Voices of a Distant Star, Yuna in Galaxy Fraulein Yuna, Hikaru in Princess Nine, Hikaru Amano in Nadesico, Harue in Super Gals, Mint in BASTof Syndrome, Meek in Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat, Pike in Princess Tutu, Kaho in Sister Princess, Laetitita in Madlax, Brigitta in Gravion, Runa in Nurse Witch Kumugi, Mayu in Elfen Lied, Akina in UFO Valkyrie and most recently was cast as Hikari in This Ugly Yet Beautiful World. Other titles include Aura Battler Dunbine, All-Purpose Cultural Cat-Girl Nuku Nuku, Azumanga Daioh, Najica Blitz Tactics, Neo Ranga, Noir, Nanaka, Maburaho, Hello Kitty and Those Who Hunt Elves.

Currently Cynthia lives in Houston, Texas where she is working with a Spanish rock band. She is thrilled to be attending Anime North and hopes to meet many new friends!