Samantha Inoue-Harte is an established and varied entertainment industry veteran. First and foremost, Samantha is a producer and partner at Animetropolis, where she is currently developing several Japanese anime series and a feature with some of Japan’s top anime studios. Samantha is one of only a handful of Westerners who works directly with Japanese anime studios to develop Japanese anime content. Samantha is also commonly seen at Rooster Teeth productions…but what she is doing there is still…a secret. 😉
Samantha is also an accomplished 18-year veteran as a voice actress in over 40 Japanese anime and video game titles. Samantha’s most recognized roles are in Kingsisle Entertainment’s Pirate 101 and Wizard 101 and in Daybreak games’ DC Universe Online as Isis, Sakura Wars as Kohran Ri, Magical Play as Pipin, and Final Fantasy Unlimited as the Chocobo and Cactaur. Her other titles include: Ascension VG, Birth, Blade of the Phantom Master, Bratz, City Hunter the Motion Picture, Cosplay Complex, Dai Guard, Daphne in the Brilliant Blue, Dear S, Devil Lady, Eden’s Bowy, Gatchaman, Getbackers, Getter Robo, Gun Crazy, Happy Lesson, Jing: King of Bandits, Legend of Crystania the Motion Picture, Lost Universe, Mazinkaiser, Moeyo Ken, Nadia the Secret of Blue Water, Negima!, New Fist of the Northstar, Ninja Resurrection, Petite Princess Yucie, Princess Blade, Pumpkin Scissors, Queen Emeraldas, Sakura Diaries, Samurai X the OVAs, Samurai X the Motion Picture, Shuten Doji – The Star Hand Kid, Soul Hunter, Steam Detectives, Tekken the Motion Picture, Trinity Blood, Wedding Peach, World of Warcraft, and Zone of the Enders.
Samantha’s resume includes non-Anime specific work as well. She has been an Animation Director for Spike TV on the Fresh Baked Video Games TV Series with Rick & Morty creator Justin Roiland, has been an animator on Kevin Smith’s Clerks: The Lost Episode, Disney’s Lilo & Stitch 2: the Origins of Stitch, Disney’s Villains’ Revenge, Lonestar’s “Mr. Mom” music video, King of the Hill, and many more.
Samantha has acted and has been a stunt worker in many on camera features including: Appaloosa, Blacktino, Beatdown, Elvis and Annabelle, Exterminators, Friday Night Lights the TV series, From Dusk Till Dawn the TV series, Grindhouse: Death Proof, Grindhouse: Planet Terror, How to Eat Fried Worms, Idiocracy, Jonah Hex, Kabluey, Machete, Machete Kills, Man of the House, National Lampoon’s The Stoned Age, No Pain No Gain, Office Space, Pretty Little Liars the TV series, Shorts, Sin City, Sin City 2, Teeth, The 2 Bobs, Tree of Life, and True Grit.
Samantha also dabbles in Gore FX makeup, which can be seen in Teeth, Predators, Shores of Another Sea, and American Idol. And finally, is also an avid Cowboy Action Sharpshooter in her spare time.