Liam is most well known for his role as Gaara on Naruto, but is deeply entrenched in the Los Angeles Anime Mafia- as an actor, a scriptwriter, and an ADR director. His directing/writing credits include Naruto, Koi Kaze, GunSword, The Third, Rumiko Takahashi Anthology, DearS, and Boys Be. Also, outside of anime, he now voices both Nightcrawler and Angel in Wolverine and the Xmen. Other favorite roles are Illidan Stormrage in World of Warcraft, Taishi in Comic Party, Asaba in His & Her Circumstances, Shobu in Duel Masters, Maniwa in Paranoia Agent, Fukuyama in Girls Bravo, Red XIII in Final Fantasy: Advent Children, and Vincent Law in Ergo Proxy. He also recently voiced the role of Tenma in the anime series Monster.
He’s also voiced some juicy roles in Samurai Champloo, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C., Mermaid Forest, Descendants of Darkness, DNA2, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Boogiepop Phantom, Scrapped Princess, Tengho Tenje, KO Beast, Melody of Oblivion, Daphne of the Deep Blue, Appleseed, Paradise Kiss, Count of Monte Cristo, Fate/Stay Night, Texhnolyze, Hare+Guu, Prince of Tennis, Blue Dragon, Mega Man (and a jillion others). His voice can be heard in a plethera of video games, including Devil May Cry 4 (which he did motion capture acting for in Tokyo), .Hack, Tales of the Abyss, Seven Samurai 20XX, Front Mission 4, Obscure, Star Ocean 3, Wild Arms, Gauntlet, Persona 3, Everquest, and Castlevania.
More recently Liam can be heard in the cast of the game Dragon Age: Origins and playing the role of War in Darksiders. He has also taken on the role of the director handling the VO for Resident Evil 5, and Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles.
On top of that, Liam sometimes acts with his face too. He’s spent a lot of time on stage appearing in a critically acclaimed production of All My Sons, at the Geffen Playhouse, in Los Angeles. You can learn more about him at: http://liamobrien.biz/
Liam will be signing free autographs all weekend at the Cartoon Network booth as well as appear in various Q&A panels and helping us to host the Anime Charity Auction on Friday Night.
Liam Looks forward to meeting all his fans at both the Brisbane and Melbourne events in 2010.
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