Michelle "Lylia" Tan

Voice Actor & Gaming Personality


Michelle, also known as "Lylia" in gaming circles, is a bilingual voice actress and gaming talent based in Malaysia.

In voice acting, she is best known for her role as Chef Sunshine in the indie game No Straight Roads, released on all major platforms in Aug 2020.

With over 6 years of experience in the gaming industry, Michelle has worn a variety of hats - including part-time esports shoutcaster, Twitch partner, YouTube creator, and co-founder of Fundeavour, a startup managing top gaming talent. She currently explores gaming initiatives for Google Malaysia, in addition to her core role.

Michelle graduated from Oxford University in 2011 with a first class degree in Economics & Management.

Voices (Samples & demos)

[Cast] No Straight Roads - Chef Sunshine in-game voice sample:

Character Samples [Multiple]

[Malay Demo] Commercial / Conversational:

Home Studio Setup:
★ DIY sound-treated booth with acoustic blankets
★ Rode NT1 + Rode AI-1 audio interface
★ Adobe Audition
★ Izotope RX-8 Elements

Home Studio Sample Recording:

IMDb Profile

Basics in Acting - Enfiniti Academy
ADR (Basic & Intermediate) - ExtraTerrible Studios
VO in Video Games - Claire Fry
Coaching - Fundamentals of Acting - June Yoon
Coaching - Animation & Video Games - David Sobolov
Tim Phillips Studio: On Camera Training - Tim Phillips
Coaching - Animation & Video Games - Michael Orenstein

Lylia in the media

Huffington Post:
"From Oxford to Gaming, This 27-Year-old Female CEO Is on A Quest to Change The World"

"Borak MGO: Pelakon Suara No Straight Roads"

"Michelle Lylia Tan's 10 Best Games of 2020"

Oriental Daily:
"学霸投身游戏界 陈美仪不断挑战自我"

IGN Southeast Asia:
Interview Video

BFM Radio:
HerVantage Podcast

Contact me

Twitter: @lyliasea

Email: lyliasea@gmail.com