Guests/Presenters

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Michael Sinterniklaas

Michael Sinterniklaas is a veteran of the anime industry and has worked as a director, actor, voice actor, script writer, sound designer, editor, engineer, mixer and producer. In 1999, Michael founded NYAV Post, a bicoastal recording studio that has worked on over 500 films, series, video games and anime titles.

As a voice actor Michael has voiced countless roles in anime and is currently Jyushimatsu in the Osomatsu Brothers and Nathaniel in Miraculous Ladybug. Other credits include Taki (Your Name), Kenji (Summer Wars), Kia (Lu Over The Wall), Animus (Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry), Dagger (Black Butler: Book of Circus), Netherlands (Hetalia), Angelo (Gundam Unicorn) Xellos (Slayers Revolution and Evolution-R), Ivan Karelin/Origami Cyclone (Tiger and Bunny), Dark Magician and Mahad (YuGiOh), Sarutobi Sasuke (Sengoku Basara), Sora and Utakata (Naruto), Nnoitra, Luppi, Ikkaku, Wonderweiss (Bleach), Age (Patema Inverted), Takeru (FREEDOM), POP Team Epic,Joshua, Kennedy, Ross, Elijah and Seviper (Pokémon), Lucemon (Digimon). But that’s just the tip of the iceberg!

Outside of anime, he is also well known as the voice of Dean Venture in The Venture Bros, Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) Mikey Simon (Kappa Mikey) and even Funshine in The Care Bears. He has also appeared in video games such as Final Fantasy XIII, Excom, GTA V, the Lego Movie Game, Xenoblade, Fire Emblem, Dragon Ball Xenoverse, Tales of Berseria and is the lead Yew Geneolgia in Bravley Second and to name a few.

As a director, Michael has worked on many anime, American series and feature releases. Anime include: FLCL Alternative/Progressive, MFKZ, Cannon Busters, Ninja Batman, Your Name, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, Berserk, Magic Users Club, Ah! My Goddess, Samurai Deeper Kyo, Slayers Revolution, Slayers Evolution-R, and Giant Robo, and the video game release of Just Cause 3. He’s also directed several non-anime series and features including Phantom Boy, Peter Rabbit, Super Friends, Robotomy, Bird Boy, and the Oscar nominated movies A Cat in Paris, Ernest and Celestine,  My Life As a Zucchini and this years Golden Globe nominated Mirai.  When he’s not busy at work, Michael enjoys photography, guitars, synthesizers, VERY good reman and Doctor Who, with Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor being his favorite regeneration.