HOSTING / PRODUCING
Michelle has been hosting and producing live events and on-camera shows since 2009.
On stage, Michelle has MCed live events at venues such San Diego Comic Con, New York Comic Con, Anime Expom and a multitude of private venues. Whether presenting talent, interviewing guests or gearing up a crowd for a presentation or performance, Michelle has done it all. This year was Michelle’s first as an MC for the Anime Expo 2019 Opening Ceremonies and the Anime Expo Fashion Show in Los Angeles.
On camera, Michelle has appeared as a geek expert, host, and producer on networks such as College Humor, Buzz Feed, HyperRPG, Geek and Sundry, Nerdist, Machinima, Screen Junkies TV Fights and AfterBuzzTV. Michelle specializes in interviews, commentating, movie, game and show reviews, press and event coverage, and speaking about being a woman and person of color in the industry
Michelle also co-hosts a weekly comedy podcast about Asian pop culture called Senpai Buddies.
PROFESSIONAL TABLETOP GAME PLAYER
An avid video gamer and passionate tabletop RPG player since her childhood, Michelle has transformed her love of gaming into an on-screen career as she has appeared on multiple networks as a professional player and gaming expert. Michelle currently stars as “Betty” on Rat Queens every Wednesday at 7PM PST on HyperRPG.
Her past roles include playing in the weekly board game show Cure to Board-om (HyperRPG), as a daily solo video game streamer (HyperRPG), and as a regular guest player on the Geek and Sundry network.
TALK SHOW SERIES
Otaku Movie Anatomy (AfterBuzzTV)
Anime Club (HyperRPG)
Senpai Buddies (podcast)
BuzzFeed (Star Wars/Revlon Review)
College Humor (Um Actually)
Geek and Sundry
Screen Junkies (TV Fights)
The Young Turks (Nerd Alert)
Vision Entertainment (Tauntfest, Game Talk Live)
LIVE MC HOSTING
Anime Los Angeles
Los Angeles Comic Con (formerly Comikaze)
MAGIC Las Vegas
New York Comic Con
San Diego Comic Con