Jake Paque and

Michelle Knotz Q&A

Jake Paque and

Michelle Knotz Q&A

May 10th
from 2:00pm-2:55pm
in the Panel Room


Participate in a Q&A

with Jake Paque and Michele Knotz

Jake Paque (it rhymes!) is an actor, voice actor, writer and producer. He’s probably best known for playing Yusaku Fujiki & Playmaker in Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINSProfessor Sycamore on PokémonDumon in Yu-Gi-Oh! ZexalBrandon in Winx Club and Cayden Phoenix in Modern Combat 5. He also voices roles in Gundam ThunderboltGundam OriginLastmanBirdboyRobin Hood: Mischief in SherwoodSuper4Egyxos, and numerous other shows and video games. Jake can also be heard narrating for the History Channel, audio books and a vast array of commercials. 

Since childhood he’s been an avid storyteller; initially making movies with Lego people and action figures, he quickly graduated to working with real live humans. As a filmmaker, Jake’s passion is creating and developing original content and bringing those concepts to life on screen. Jake likes loud rock music, comic books, basketball, action figures and spaceships (both real and fictional).


It is said that Michele Knotz hails from a distant faraway planetoid called New Jersey. She commutes to New York to work on this series you may have heard of called Pokémon. As they enter the 23rd season in the Galar Region, Michele returns as the voice of Team Rocket’s Jessie!

Michele was also in FUNimation’s theatrical release (January 2017) of One Piece Film: Gold as the voice of Carina!

Other roles include:

  • May, Nurse Joy, The Pokédex, and many Pokémon – Pokémon (Seasons 9-13)
  • Misty – Pokémon (Season 20, ep. 42 & 43) (Season 22, ep. 10 & 11)
  • Chikorita – Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, Team Go-Getters Out of the Gate
  • Hajime Yagi – The World of Narue
  • Takako Kawashima – Shootfighter Tekken
  • Matsumoto, Various- To Heart
  • Razali, Cindy, Greta, and The Fairy – The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye
  • Ogiue Chika – Genshiken
  • Koyuki Asagiri – Kujibiki Unbalance
  • Chou’un Shiryuu – Ikki Tousen
  • Tomoe and Airi – Queen’s Blade
  • Potaru Tanaka and Inumi – Magical Witch Punie-Chan
  • Akira Sakamoto and Lilith’s mother – Holy Knight
  • Sanae Shikikagami – Ladies vs. Butlers
  • The Boss – Juden-Chan
  • Queen – Rio: Rainbow Gate
  • Various – Handa-kun
  • Athena, Akiko, Various – Aria
  • Burndy Byojack (young) – One Piece 3D2Y
  • The Pokémon Trainer, Squirtle, Various Pokémon – Super Smash Bros. Brawl
  • Piplup, Various Pokémon – PokéPark Wii – Pikachu’s Adventure
  • Snivy, Piplup, Various Pokémon – PokéPark 2 Wonders Beyond
  • Various characters – Heathcliff the Fast and the Furriest
  • Alisa Bosconovitch and Roll – Street Fighter X Tekken
  • Grace – Castle Dracula
  • Lucky, Various- Gangstar Vegas
  • Lilliel Saotome – The Guided Fate Paradox
  • Miku Kubo – Modern Combat 5: Blackout
  • Snivy, Gardevoir, Latios, & Latias – Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo 3DS & Wii U)
  • All the Moms, a reporter, and creatures – YIIK
  • Nascira, Right-Hand Bandit, Various – Dungeon Hunter 5
  • Redtrophi Queen – Heroes of Order and Chaos
  • Pugi – Combat Core
  • Female Marauder – The Silent Roads
  • Baby Shadow and Light Element Dragons – Dragon Mania Legends
  • Signy – Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs
  • SYA – Dark Storm Ascension
  • The Sparrow Nike – SMITE
  • Mummified Izanami – SMITE
  • Bel-Chandra, Kotonoha, 3 Star Kotonoha, Belldandy – Aura Kingdom
  • Squirtle, Snivy, Bewear, Latios, Latias, Gardevoir – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Grand Guilds – Skyla Deadeye
  • Asuka – I Am Senataur
  • Kindarspirit – TOME – The Terrain of Magical Expertise
  • The Caryatid Sisters, Persephone – Gods’ School: The Olympian Gods

Michele is also a script adapter and time coder for various dubbing projects and lends her voice to many other types of work. To see all of Michele’s credits, guest appearances, and listen to her voice demos, check out her web site at: http://micheleknotz.com/