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Miraculous Ladybug's Voice Director Likes To Give This Unique Advice To Actors

Over the years, "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir" has entertained fans in over 150 countries with over 100 episodes of superhero fun the entire family can enjoy. The children's program isn't just for kids as there are certain aspects that only adults will appreciate.

The series follows Marinette Dupain-Cheng (Christina Vee) and Adrien Agreste (Bryce Papenbrook) as they navigate life, young love, and stopping supervillains. The two teenagers aren't just any ordinary kids from Paris. When evil strikes, they transform into the superheroes Ladybug and Cat Noir to protect the city from supervillains created by the nefarious mastermind Hawk Moth (Keith Silverstein).

The impressive run has led to significant critical acclaim, with Kaitlin Donovan from Epicstream naming the show one of the top ten animated series of 2015, recognizing its charming characters and adorable lead in Marinette. Robert Lloyd from The Los Angeles Times praised the program's aesthetic, stating, "It's good — clever, romantic, fun, the way some of us prefer our superhero stories."

That amount of praise doesn't come easy in an industry oversaturated with children's and animated superhero content, and it's no surprise the show has received such recognition given the talented people it has on the roster. There is no shortage of proven players in the mix for "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir," and of the many distinguished voice directors that the series has had, one of them has a unique method of eliciting certain emotions out of voiceover actors.

Ezra Wiesz has voice actors channel famous movie scenes

Ezra Weisz is a voice actor with several years of experience, which most assuredly gives him an edge when he serves as voice director on several animated titles, including "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir."

In a video from Anime Impulse on YouTube, Weisz discussed several topics, including information about how he gets creative when directing talent. He revealed that to achieve a certain emotion, Weisz would reference parts of movies and tell the performer to pretend they are in a certain scene from the film as the character to achieve a similar emotion. While the method may not be conventional, it is very effective. According to Weisz, "I will use a strange direction to try and reach certain people, and most of them are like this, 'Yes, I know, okay I got it, I got it,' and then they'll deliver the line. I'm like, 'That's perfect.'"

His efforts, while a bit unorthodox, along with several others, helped launch the show into the stratosphere in terms of global appeal. According to Parrot Analytics, "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir" has been steadily rising in popularity since 2015 and has become one of the most in-demand kid's shows worldwide. The animated series has spent a lot of time in the daily top ten rankings on several streaming platforms in many countries (via FlixPatrol), and several entries have very high ratings on IMDb. Weisz is just one of the many talented people whose unique abilities helped "Miraculous Ladybug" become such a massive hit with fans.