Anime voice actor Erica Schroeder‘s first-ever convention in Florida is St. Pete Comic Con on January 8-9, 2022, at the Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg. And she voices popular characters in cherished anime shows like Pokemon, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Yu-Gi-Oh as well as in games like World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. In addition, her appearance at St. Pete Comic Con gives fans in Florida a rare opportunity to meet Schroeder, who has voiced more than 250 roles for animation and video games since 2002.
Five pops for Erica Schroeder’s signatures
Schroeder currently has five pops that fans are sure to want her signature (below right).
Our 10 favorite Erica Schroeder shows/characters
In honor of her return to Florida, Florida Comic Cons is sharing our 10 favorite Erica Schroeder shows and characters from anime, video, animation and games.
- Nurse Joy and Eevee in Pokemon
- Emma Frost in Joss Whedon’s Astonishing X-Men
- Devos in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
- Luffy in One Piece
- Lyserg Diethel in the first anime adaptation of Shaman King
- Akiza in Yu-Gi-Oh
- Mai Valentine and Dark Magician Girl in Yu-Gi-Oh
- Blaze in Sonic the Hedgehog
- Ilvira in Secret Magic Control Agency
- Cheese and Cat in Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese
Favorite show/characters # 1: Nurse Joy and Eevee in Pokemon
Nurse Joy is a reoccurring character who is the nurse at every Pokestop. And as a note, “Joy” is her last name that she shares with her family. In addition, Eevee has the most evolutions of any Pokemon.
Favorite show/character # 2: Emma Frost in Astonishing X-Men
Favorite show/character # 3: Devos in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
Favorite show/character # 4: Luffy in One Piece
Schroeder voices the original Luffy in the One Piece manga series. Luffy is the main protagonist, a young boy who acquires the properties of rubber after accidentally eating the supernatural Gum-Gum Fruit, which is a Devil Fruit.
Favorite show/character # 5: Lyserg Diethel in Shaman King
Schroeder voices Lyserg Diethel in the first anime adaptation of Shaman King. The character is an orphan who seeks revenge for his parents murder.
Favorite show/character # 6: Akiza in Yu-Gi-Oh
Favorite show/character # 7: Mai Valentine and Dark Magician Girl in Yu-Gi-Oh
Mai is one of the top duelists in the world. She is known for using her charm to advance her interests. And Dark Magician Girl is the female counterpart to the Dark Magician, a former teacher named Mahad. Upon the death of Dark Magician, she vows to train harder to become stronger to honor her fallen teacher.
Favorite show/character # 8: Blaze the Cat in Sonic the Hedgehog
Blaze the Cat is a princess from another dimension. The character first debuted in Sonic Rush in 2005, and also makes appearances in Mario and Sonic games.
Favorite show/character # 9: Ilviria in Secret Magic Control Agency
Ilvira in the Netflix animated film hit, Secret Magic Control Agency, ranked #1 in the world on Netflix in April 2021. The character is a stand-in for the witch in Hansel and Gretel, which is the concept the Netflix series is based. And she uses sweets and other baked goods for her dark magic.
Favorite show/character # 10: Cheese and Cat in Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese
Schroder voices two characters — Cheese and Cat — in the animated series Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese. The series, which premiered in the U.K. in 2019, was nominated for Best Animated Kids’ Series as part of the Irish Animation Awards 2021.
Interesting family facts about Erica Schroeder
Erica Schroeder is at St. Pete Comic Con 2022 on January 8-9
Schroeder is scheduled to appear at St. Pete Comic Con, a new two-day, multi-genre comic convention in St. Petersburg that features comics, anime, science fiction and fantasy talent, along with a guest roster of Florida’s top cosplayers. And the 2022 event is January 8-9 at the Coliseum in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg. St. Pete Comic Con offers tickets for each day or a weekend pass.
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