Lani Minella

Lani Minella

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Founder and owner of the voice-acting agency AudioGodz

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Lani Minella Voices

Credits On BTVA: 202 Roles from 107 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]
Additional Voice Credits on BTVA: 4

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Beldarius
said at 5:02 AM on Fri Jul 6 2018
Emmy Altava is still my favorite of her roles - it's always fun seeing Emmy in Layton games.

Too bad the character had to leave at the end of Azran Legacy... I would have loved to see more of her and Jean Descole in Curious Village, Pandora's Box, VS. Ace Attorney and Lost Future.
AgentJN_007
said at 2:35 PM on Thu Jun 28 2018
 1 Shout Out!
One particular project where Ms. Minella directed AND added her voice is a very obscure game on the Wii called "America's Next Top Model". In January 2017, a Let's Play channel called Lucahjin (along with her fiancé) dove into the world of the model protagonist who was dubbed "Smefanye" (like Stephanie, but with an "m"). Ever since the LP finished, it grew a cult following within her circle, which included myself, and each video of the playthrough was an opportunity to learn about this "Smefanye" and the star behind her character. Lucahjin also has done livestreams on Twitch featuring games with Lani Minella's voice (for a while unknowingly), and when people in the chat pointed out that Smefanye, Nancy Drew, Lucas, and other prominent characters were part of Minella's portfolio, needless to say we started to admire her work even more and henceforth started adding more to the "lore" of the elusive Smefanye.

Smefanye was a detective. She was a model. She also became a god (Lord) in "Act Raiser" and a rancher in "Monster Rancher". For many livestreams, we try to incorporate a totally made-up character with a fan-canon habit of reincarnating, we very much enjoyed the hilarity that began with America's Next Top Model and Nancy Drew.

Although we heard that Minella may not be able to feature her voice in future Nancy Drew games, we wish her the best for her career path and would love to see more of her work in film if not video games.

Sincerely, J.N.
Lani
said at 11:16 AM on Tue May 22 2018
 7 Shout Outs!
Thanks everyone for the wonderful compliments and I hope to put a grin on your chin for years to come. Hugs and wonderful wishes to all of you!
NCZ (Admin)
said at 12:16 PM on Tue May 22 2018
@Lani

Pleasure to have you stop by, Lani! It's always a treat hearing you in the games I play!
TheDayman
said at 9:14 PM on Wed Mar 14 2018
 4 Shout Outs!
It blew my mind the first time I found out that she voiced Sheeva in MK9 AND Lucas in Brawl
Soul-dragon
said at 6:30 AM on Fri Feb 23 2018
 3 Shout Outs!
And she's back for Soul Calibur VII! This makes me really happy since it's easily her best role. I just wish I had a PS4...
Soul-dragon
said at 4:11 AM on Tue Dec 19 2017
 1 Shout Out!
It's pretty safe to say that she's one of the most versatile VAs in the industry. Even if you don't like her roles you have to admit that. I will admit that it was wrong of me to give her so much hate for Mia. Forgive me.
8000 Saiyans
said at 9:15 PM on Wed Nov 1 2017
 3 Shout Outs!
She's really versatile.
#1 Voice Actor Fan
said at 9:13 PM on Wed Nov 1 2017
Lani Minella I love your video games voices:

Littlefoot/Cera/Ducky/and Petrie from the Land before time!

And lord of the rings/ battle Earth II
tmnisaac
said at 6:58 AM on Wed Oct 25 2017
Happy Birthday Lani Minella!
wdf1
said at 11:12 AM on Mon Oct 24 2016
 3 Shout Outs!
I like Lani Minella, she's great as Rouge the Bat, Nancy Drew, Lucas, and Eve.
Troodon2
said at 4:05 PM on Sun May 29 2016
 2 Shout Outs!
I hope to hear her in more animated projects.
xXLikeABossXx
said at 3:38 PM on Tue Oct 27 2015
I like A lot of these voices exept Bubsy 3D
Lani
said at 11:17 AM on Tue May 22 2018
@xXLikeABossXx I agree. That was one of my least favorite to do. It hurt MY ears. But the client asked for it.
HylianBelmont
said at 6:25 AM on Sun Oct 25 2015
Happy Birthday Lani Minella! great job as Maya Amano and Lucas!
Marusero
said at 4:31 AM on Sun Oct 25 2015
Happy birthday, Lani.
Shaun Ince
said at 9:39 PM on Sat Oct 17 2015
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Now Lani Minella has a vast range. Some of them you wouldn't even expect were actually her at all. The voices in Darksiders impressed me the most though.
Dee15gon
said at 8:58 AM on Sat Oct 17 2015
I remember her as Maya in Burn Up Excess and Dolce Saito in Geneshaft.
Marusero
said at 7:35 PM on Wed Sep 23 2015
Do some of you think that Lani would make a good Tails?
Azura
said at 2:58 PM on Sat Aug 29 2015
 1 Shout Out!
I love her work as Micaiah! She does a completely fitting voice for her!
DarkWhite
said at 8:47 PM on Thu Jul 2 2015
 1 Shout Out!
She's Morton?! Good lord thats some range!
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 5:31 PM on Thu Jun 11 2015
 3 Shout Outs!
The fact that she voices Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky *and* Petrie in *two* Land Before Time games is an automatic "Dang, she has range!".
Mark Johnson
said at 1:38 PM on Thu Aug 13 2015
@TylerMirage Do you know how I can edit this? She voiced Dropship in StarCraft and Medivac in StarCraft II Wings of Liberty
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 3:20 PM on Thu Aug 13 2015
@Mark Johnson

http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=42

:)
Mark Johnson
said at 3:54 PM on Thu Aug 13 2015
@TylerMirage How do I work this?
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 5:36 PM on Thu Aug 13 2015
@Mark Johnson The link? Copy and paste it into your browser. It'll take you to the request center.
Mark Johnson
said at 4:09 PM on Tue Aug 25 2015
@TylerMirage Okay so I requested it. Also how can I change an image of a character? http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/video-games/Starcraft/Carrier/ This guy has the wrong image, the image of the Wraith of the same game
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 7:43 PM on Tue Aug 25 2015
@Mark Johnson

http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=52
Mark Johnson
said at 4:20 PM on Wed Aug 26 2015
@TylerMirage For some reason both posts do not show up after I send them. Do you know what may have happened?
Zazzles the Sandbird
said at 5:13 PM on Mon Dec 8 2014
Luke and Emmy, two of my most favorite video game characters of all time. :) Kinda sad you couldn't voice the crossover though :/ Ah well. Love your work.
DravenRoth994
said at 3:14 PM on Fri Oct 10 2014
 5 Shout Outs!
There was a news story about her back in 2011. I did not know she was THIS versatile!!! It's insane:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm1BGVfqWC0

Then there's the fact she was FOUR OUT OF THE EIGHT KOOPALINGS!!!
Mr. Kite
said at 9:56 AM on Sat May 6 2017
@DravenRoth994 thanks for the video. I was wondering in 1:27 of the video isn't that Bill Corkery behind the recording booth?
Lani
said at 11:19 AM on Tue May 22 2018
@Mr. Kite sorry I just saw this and yes it was Bill Corkery. The news guy back at the news station was not there for the interview and the edits he made removed many of the more interesting voices I did.
ScorpioKing1183
said at 9:26 PM on Mon Sep 1 2014
I didn't know she voiced Morton Koopa, Jr.
chaosincarnate
said at 8:32 PM on Mon Mar 31 2014
I never knew she voiced Eve in ME3. Definitely her best role, I never would have guessed that was her.
LordofEvil96
said at 6:01 PM on Wed Jun 19 2013
 11 Shout Outs!
She's not a bad voice actress, but I only wish she'd stop limiting her voicework to only video games.
PurpleWarrior13
said at 1:11 PM on Sat Jul 27 2013
@LordofEvil96 I agree. She's got a lot of versatility, and is a great voice actress, it would be neat to hear in more anime or western animation. However, her production company is a well-known video game recording studio, so I imagine all her effort is put toward that.
Lani
said at 11:20 AM on Tue May 22 2018
@LordofEvil96 My real love is animation but Disney and Pixar normally cast celebs for that. SO I agree, bring on the animation. Yay!
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Lani Minella role? *
Rouge the Bat
23.0% (14 votes)
Lucas
11.5% (7 votes)
Eve
11.5% (7 votes)
Isabella 'Ivy' Valentine
9.8% (6 votes)
Nancy Drew
6.6% (4 votes)
Morton Koopa, Jr.
4.9% (3 votes)
Sindel
3.3% (2 votes)
Micaiah
3.3% (2 votes)
Sheeva
3.3% (2 votes)
Emmy Altava
3.3% (2 votes)
Luke Triton
3.3% (2 votes)
Larry Koopa
3.3% (2 votes)
Nocturnal
1.6% (1 vote)
Littlefoot
1.6% (1 vote)
Lyn
1.6% (1 vote)
Mia
1.6% (1 vote)
Slivan
1.6% (1 vote)
Michel Waters
1.6% (1 vote)
Pit
1.6% (1 vote)
Void
1.6% (1 vote)
61 Total Votes
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