Emiko has an extensive list of credits in commercial, narration, character, eLearning, and singing. Emiko brings a warm, friendly, and elegant presence, and she can have plenty of sass, humor and yes, a dark side if character calls for it!
Tech Stuff: She's got a fabulous home studio, SOURCE CONNECT, and an excellent handle on the engineering. She'll get you the sound you want, per your tech specs, on time!
She has voiced for clients across the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and Australia. She was born and raised in Hawai'i and California. She also speaks English, Indonesian/Malay, and Balinese fluently, speaks conversational Spanish, and pronounces Japanese words accurately. She has two distinct sounds in English - a warm, casual North American and friendly, sophisticated 'international.'
A select list of clients includes: United Nations Environment Programme, UCLA, Calm.com, EmberLab Games, East Bay Community Energy, Hitachi, The American Museum of Natural History, Johns Hopkins, Enterprise Bank, Travel & Leisure, Education Northwest, belimobilgue.com, and many others.
Check out Kena on PS5 where you'll hear Emiko singing. Emiko is also part of the Southeast Asian Story Trust for Disney Animation's Raya and the Last Dragon!
Training and Education
Ongoing Professional Training - Private and small group sessions with Jeff Howell, Johnny Gidcomb, Cyd Stritmatter, Keli Daniels, Jim Edgar
LA and SF Bay Area - voice acting training in commercial, narration, character, script analysis, directing, engineering
Çudamani - training in Balinese performing arts - dance, singing, gamelan, choreography.
UC Berkeley - BA in Anthropology - minor in Spanish & Latin American literature.
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, MA in Asian Studies - certificate in Southeast Asian Studies.