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Michael Tremain Sinterniklaas (born August 13, 1972) is a French American voice actor and ADR Director who has worked for 4Kids Entertainment, DuArt Film and Video, FUNimation Entertainment, Viz Media, Tripwire Productions, Bandai Entertainment and Sunrise, Inc. He is the founder of NYAV Post, A Bi-coastal studio located in New York City and Los Angeles, which dubbed more then 200 different anime titles and recorded several original prelay works. He was born in France, and moved to the United States when he was 10 years old. Sinterniklaas graduated from High School of the Performing Arts in New York City, and attended college in North Carolina where he did work at both Southwynde and Coastal Carolina Studios.

His most notable roles as a voice actor are Leonardo in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003 TV series) and Dean Venture (and other small parts) in the Adult Swim cartoon The Venture Bros., Leo in Fullmetal Alchemist, Mikey Simon in the Nicktoons series Kappa Mikey, and Mahad in Yu-Gi-Oh!.

He is also a well known voice director, for a variety of shows like Berserk, Huntik: Secrets & Seekers, Kappa Mikey, Kurokami: The Animation, Magic User's Club, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, Samurai Deeper Kyo, Slayers Revolution, Slayers Evolution-R, Tamagotchi, Three Delivery and The Venture Bros.

Recently, he started doing voice work and directing work in the West coast more frequently, and has started directing bi-coastal dubs of anime and prelay productions. He also replaced David Moo as Xellos in the English dub of Slayers Revolution and Evolution-R.[1]


Anime roles

Non-Anime roles

  • G.I. Joe Sigma Six - Kamakura, Tunnel Ra
  • Kappa Mikey - Mikey Simon
  • Speed Racer: The Next Generation - Jared and Jesse, Ronald
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) - Leonardo
  • The Venture Bros. - Dean Venture
  • Winx Club (4Kids edit) - Riven

Video Games roles

  • ObsCure - Josh Carter
  • Final Fantasy XIII - Orphan

Live-Action Roles

  • Answer This! - Umlatt the Flunkie


Adapting / Directing Work


External links

fi:Michael Sinterniklaas