Famous VA's in Pokemonby l-62911 | created - 11 Apr 2018 | updated - 17 Mar 2019 | Public
A list of all the famous and surprising VA's that have shown up in the Pokemon anime from LA names to FUNi names.
Compiled by me so you don't have to.
Actress | Street Fighter X Tekken
Michele Knotz was born on October 27, 1976 in New Jersey, USA as Michele L. Knotz. She is known for her work on Street Fighter X Tekken (2012), Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (2007) and Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea (2006).
Not quite as well known first having only done voice work for Central Park she eventually did some notable stuff such as Street Fighter X Tekken, The Guided Fate Paradox and even has done voice work for FUNi with Handa-kun and One Piece: Gold.
Is the current voice for Jessie.
Actress | Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution
Sarah Natochenny was born on September 20, 1987 in Forest Hills, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution (2019), Voice Arts® Awards (2019) and Life of Crime (2013).
Had barely any voice acting expierence in the early days of the TPCI dub but since then appeared in Grand Theft Auto V, the Thor: The Dark World mobile game with Travis Willingham and Sheep & Wolves with Jim Cummings, JB Blanc and Lex Lang.
Is the current voice of Ash.
Rachael Lillis was born on July 8, 1978 in Niagara Falls, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Pokémon (1997) and Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012).
The original voice for Misty and Jessie and one of the notable 4Kids faces.
Now residing in LA and has appeared in Lego Jurrasic World, Berserk: The Golden Age and Fate/stay night.
Still the voice of Jigglypuff for Super Smash Bros.
Veronica Taylor was born on December 4, 1965 in the USA as Kathleen C. McInerney. She is known for her work on Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Pokémon (1997) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003).
The original Ash Ketchum and another notable 4Kids/Central Park name having also been in Slayers.
Like Rachael, she's now in LA and has appeared in Sailor Moon, Fire Emblem Heroes and Dissidia: Final Fantasy.
Still does NY voice work every now and then.
5. Bill Rogers
Bill Rogers is a Los Angeles based voice actor. Having gotten his start in New York in 1999 with an uncredited cameo in the English dub of "Irresponsible Captain Tylor", Bill then went on to work on various other anime titles. In 2006, Bill was cast as the new voice of Brock in the hit TV show Pok&...
The current voice of Brock.
Now in LA and has appeared in Street Fighter V, Mob Psycho 100, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans and many others.
Despite this he still does voice work for the main anime and was also in Pokemon Generations and Detective Pikachu.
6. Emily Bauer
Actress | Kaze no tani no Naushika
Lauded as a prolific narrator by the Audiobook Publishers Association, Emily Bauer has a passion for truthful, honest storytelling and creating memorable characters across all genres. The recipient of multiple "Golden Earphones" , "Listen-Up Awards", and Publishers Weekly starred reviews, Emily is ...
The voice of Dawn in Diamond and Pearl and Zuzu in Yu-Gi-Oh Arc V.
Her previous work includes Kurokami: The Animation, Warriors Orochi 2 and the Studio Ghibli film Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.
Actress | Poketto monsutâ
Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld was born in New York City and raised in the surrounding suburbs. She began studying performance early, training her voice classically with soprano Jennifer Aylmer, and acting at Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Musical Theatre Program. Alyson earned her BFA from NYU's Tisch ...
The voice of Bonnie in XY and Sophocles in Sun & Moon.
Does NY voice work but has shown up in a couple of NYAV Post dubs such as Your Name, Birdboy, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin and Lu over the Wall.
8. Tara Sands
Actress | Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions
Tara is best known for her work on Pokemon (over 50 roles), Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse (2012), and Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters and many more animated programs and video games. She was the on camera host of Cartoon Network's Fridays for over 100 episodes. Tara was born in Hartford, CT and raised in ...
The original voice of Bulbasaur, Larvitar and Clefairy, also the voice of Mokuba from Yu-Gi-Oh.
Now does voice-work in LA.
9. Dan Green
Dan Green was born on February 7, 1975 in San Rafael, California, USA as James Hadley Snyder. He is known for his work on Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016), Yu-Gi-Oh! (2000) and Sonic X (2003). He was previously married to Michal Friedman.
The voice of Professor Birch and Treecko from the Advanced series and also Yugi from Yu-Gi-Oh.
Did some stuff in LA for a brief period including The Bureau: Xcom Declassified, PlayStation: All Stars Battle Royale and Saints Row: The Third.
Made a comeback in Mazinger Z: Infinity.
10. Sean Kenin
Actor | Family Guy
Sean Kenin (born Sean Elias-Reyes) is an American Film and Television actor. As a voice actor he specializes in voice matching and impersonating celebrities. He has voice matched notable celebrities as Billie Crystal, Tom Cruise, half the cast of The Princess Bride in a game on the 20th anniversary...
One of the first TPCI names during the short lived TAJ era, voiced Professor Rowan in D&P
Previously was a Central Park actor and now in LA and has appeared in Red Dead Redemption, Family Guy, Top Cat Begins, Lego Dimensions and Metro Exodus.
11. Jason Griffith
Jason Griffith was born on November 29, 1980 in Lakeline, Ohio, USA as Jason Adam Griffith. He is known for his work on The Girl on the Train (2016), Palm Springs (2020) and Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008). He has been married to Melissa Ryan since August 15, 2015. They have two children.
Another notable 4Kids name and was the voice of Sonic and Cilan in B&W.
Also in 009 Re: Cyborg, The Painting and Zetman.
Retired from voice acting for a bit but returned in the second Sun & Moon series and also did FLCL: Progressive and Lu Over The Wall before moving to LA.
12. Mike Pollock
Actor | Une vie de chat
Mike Pollock was born on March 9, 1965 in New Hyde Park, New York, USA. He is known for his work on A Cat in Paris (2010). He has been married to Jeanine Pollock since 1999. They have two children.
Was and still is the voice of Dr Eggman.
Has appeared in tons of stuff, was with UK actors in SpellForce 3 such as Doug Cockle, Rob Rackstraw and Brian Bowles and as Dr. Hell in Mazinger Z: Infinity.
Megan Hollingshead was born on September 22, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA as Megan T.D. Hollingshead. She is known for her work on Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Valkyrie Profile (1999) and Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008).
The original Nurse Joy and Cassidy.
Moved to LA around 2003.
14. Eli James
Actor | Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal
Eli James is an actor, writer, comedian and dialect specialist best known for his voice work on Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal (2011) and his roles on Gossip Girl (2007), Unforgettable (2011), Alpha House (2013), Lights Out (2011) and many commercials. His Broadway credits include "One Man, Two Guvnors," directed...
The voice of Cilan's Pansage in B&W.
Appeared in Killing Floor 2 alongside Dwight Schultz, Kaiji Tang, J. Michael Tatum and Karen Strassman & the Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel.
15. Sean Schemmel
Sean Schemmel is an American voice actor who is most well known for voicing Goku in the English-language versions of the Dragon Ball franchise. Aside from Goku, Sean also voiced Black Doom from Shadow the Hedgehog, Gonard from Kappa Mikey, Goku Black and King Kai from Dragon Ball, Lucario from ...
A notable 4Kids name but more known for being the current voice of Goku from Dragon Ball.
Still shows up every now and then and is also now doing LA voice work.
16. Kate Bristol
Actress | Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You
Kate Bristol was born on May 1, 1990 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Katherine Sterling Bristol. She is an actress and writer, known for Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (2017), Fruits Basket (2001) and Dragon Ball GT (1996). She has been married to Winston Nget since October 15, 2016.
FUNI VA whose very early appearance was in Fruits Basket. Also in Dragon Ball GT, Strike Witches, Handa-kun, Psycho Pass, Attack on Titan and Fullmetal Alchemist.
Did NY voice work and was the voice of Togedemaru in Sun & Moon and Astrid in the XY series before moving back to Texas.
Emily Cramer (Yu-Gi-Oh Vrains) is now Togedemaru's voice.
17. Jamie McGonnigal
Actor | One Piece: Wan pîsu
Jamie McGonnigal was born on August 6, 1975 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA as James Campbell McGonnigal. He is an actor and director, known for One Piece (1999), Kizuna (1998) and Standing Ovations 2 (2004). He has been married to Sean Carlson since 2013.
Another FUNi VA but did voice work with 4Kids too.
Voice of Barry from D&P and Trip from B&W.
Was also in Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Three Delivery, Big Windup, El Cazador de la Bruja, Moon Phase and Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad.
18. Marc Swint
Actor | Street Fighter V
Marc Swint was born on June 18, 1987 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Marcellus Swint. He is known for his work on Street Fighter V (2016), Anime Abandon (2011) and The Dragonphoenix Chronicles: Indomitable (2013).
Voice of Kiawe from Sun & Moon.
Previously did voice work for FUNi and was in One Piece, Mass Effect: Paragon Lost and Strike Witches: The Movie.
Also in TOME, Street Fighter V and Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower.
19. Bill Timoney
Actor | All My Children
Bill Timoney was born on March 5, 1958 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA as William Regan Timoney. He is known for his work on All My Children (1970), 12 Monkeys (2015) and Mission to Mars (2000). He has been married to Georgette Reilly since March 16, 2002.
Voice of Conway, Harley and Dr Yung.
Did voice work for both Central Park (NY) and Animaze (LA).
Was in Trigun.
20. Nick Stellate
Actor | Poketto monsutâ
Of Italian heritage, Nick was born in The Bronx projects, raised on Long Island, Pelham Manor, and Mt. Vernon, New York. Nick spent his childhood listening to his father performing dozens of accents and comedy sketches. Cartoons were Nick's babysitter, thus giving him and early ear for his ...
The original and classic Pokedex voice.
Mostly does live action stuff but was in Arcania: Gothic 4.
21. Todd Haberkorn
Actor | Fairy Tail: Fearî teiru
Todd Haberkorn was born on August 16, 1982 in Arlington, Texas, USA as Todd Michael Haberkorn. He is known for his work on Fairy Tail (2009), Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016) and A Whisker Away (2020).
FUNi voice actor notable for being the voice of Natsu from Fairy Tail.
Branched out into LA work, appeared in franchises such as Final Fantasy, Warcraft, Ben 10, Xenoblade, God Eater, Call of Duty and many others.
Voiced Cheren in B&W and Tierno in XY.
22. Marc Diraison
The very talented voice actor, Marc Diraison, started voicing characters in anime that was being dubbed in New York City in early 2000s. He has since given his voice to many characters in anime shows and feature films, and in other animated shows. In addition to that, he has also directed and ...
Notable NY actor who played Guts in Berserk and reprised that role for The Golden Age films.
Did the voice of Tyson, Ingo, Riley, Clayton and Johnny, now in LA, also was in Fire Emblem Echoes as Conrad.
23. Caitlin Glass
Actress | Hagane no renkinjutsushi
Caitlin Glass was born on November 16, 1981 in Washington D.C., USA as Caitlin Tiffany Glass. She is known for her work on Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009), Escaflowne: The Movie (2000) and Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (2011). She has been married to Tony Patterson since ...
FUNi voice actor, was the voice of Winry in Fullmetal Alchemist.
Now also doing LA work like Xenoblade Chronicles X, the Tales of games and Street Fighter V.
Was the voice of Diancie in the movie Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction.
24. Carrie Keranen
Actress | Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
Carrie Keranen is an American voice actress, producer, production manager, and voice director. Born on January 16, 1976 in Oak Park, Michigan as Carrie Beth Keranen, she is known for her work on Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011), Kill la Kill (2013), Mobile Suit Gundam SEED (2002), and Miraculous: ...
One of the original 4Kids names, moved to LA and has been in stuff like Hyperdimension Neptunia, Miraculous, Star Wars: Battlefront and Danganronpa.
Voiced Sheena and Kiko in Arceus and the Jewel of Life and also was Carolina, Maria, Beatric, Julie, Leona, Mary, Millie, Nicky and Bictoria Winstrate.
25. Lucien Dodge
One of the earlier apperances of an LA actor Lucien voiced Waver in Fate/Zero, Kei in Gantz: O and Zoisite in Sailor Moon.
Voiced Chilli, Maron and Thomas and Blue in Pokemon Origins.
26. Carrie Savage
Actress | Street Fighter X Tekken
Carrie Savage was born on April 8, 1980 as Carrie Anne Savage. She is an actress and writer, known for Street Fighter X Tekken (2012), Ikki tousen: Shugaku Toshi Keppu-roku (2011) and Heaven's Lost Property (2009).
FUNi voice actor but has also done voice-work in LA and NY (where she now resides), appears in many franchises such as Dynasty Warriors, Final Fantasy, BlazBlue, Street Fighter, Disgaea.
Voiced Christie and Heidi in B&W and now Sophocles's Mother in S&M.
27. Brittany Lauda
Actress | Shattered Heaven
Brittany Lauda is a voice actress, casting director and voice director from New York. She is known for her work in video games, anime, and My Little Pony official apps by Hasbro. In addition to voice over, Brittany has a Shiba Inu who rules her life.
Voice actor from New York, runs her own studio Kocha Sound and also does voice work for FUNi.
Was in Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, TOME, World War Blue and Rio: Rainbow Gate.
Voiced Charlene, Katherine and Lily in XY.
28. Emily Woo Zeller
Actress | Fate/stay night
Originally did alternate dubs for the Asia Animax channel, voiced Bryony in XYZ.
29. Chris Niosi
Chris Niosi was born on December 31, 1988 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise (2011), Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged (2011) and Napping Princess (2017).
Originally a NY VA but now does work in LA.
Played himself in the Webseries TOME, Garma Zabi in Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Dezel in Tales of Zestria and Lagos in Patema Inverted.
Voiced Khoury in D&P and Rhoder in B&W.
30. Chris Patton
Actor | Hagane no renkinjutsushi
Born in Houston, Texas and started acting/singing in Opera and Musical Theatre at the age of ten. Began his Voiceover career in 1999 with ADV Films. He has voiced over 200 Anime titles, including iconic shows such as Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, Fullmetal Alchemist, and Soul Eater.
Chris has also ...
FUNi and ADV Films actor known for voicing Greed in Fullmetal Alchemist, Yu in Spriggan and Sousuke in Full Metal Panic.
Also was in Sword Art Online: The Movie and the game Akiba's Beat.
Voices Sanpei in XY.
31. Ben Phillips
Ben Phillips was born on August 27, 1980 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Benjamin Allan Phillips. He is known for his work on Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012), Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno (2014) and Wolf Children (2012).
FUNi actor and has done Additional Voices for many stuff such as Intial D, Sengoku Basara, Attack on Titan, Space Dandy and other stuff.
Also voices Richard Aldana in the French animated series Lastman.
Is the voice of Lillie's butler Hobbes in S&M.
32. Eddy Lee
Actor | Kimi no na wa.
NY actor, is in the Broadway musical Hamilton.
Is the voice of Gladion in S&M. Also did Additional Voices for Your Name, Ariel in Maquia and will be Kuzzey in the remaster of Mobile Suit Gundam: Seed.
33. Vic Mignogna
Actor | Star Trek Continues
Vic Mignogna was born on August 27, 1962 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Victor Joseph Mignogna. He is known for his work on Star Trek Continues (2013), Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (2011) and Star Trek Continues: The Vignettes (2012). He was previously married to Seliece ...
Very notable VA having tangled with FUNi, ADV and LA dubs.
Notable for voicing Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist, Qrow Branwen in RWBY, Junpei in Persona 4, Hideki in the Marvel anime Wolverine and Tenkai in Sengoku Basara.
The voice of Keldeo in the film Keldeo vs the Sword of Justice, Professor Icarus in B&W and Saizo in XY.
34. Daman Mills
Actor | Final Fantasy VII Remake
Originally from Seattle and having voiced a Team Flare grunt in XYZ, Daman is now in Texas with FUNi and has voiced Yakov in Yuri!!! on Ice and Frieza in Dragon Ball Super as an understudy for Chris Ayres.
Also been in a few LA dubs such as Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas and will also be in the upcoming redub of Mobile Suit Gundam: Seed.
Actress | DC Super Hero Girls
Cassandra Lee Morris was born on April 19, 1982 in Connecticut, USA. She is known for her work on DC Super Hero Girls (2019), League of Legends (2009) and Persona 5 (2016). She has been married to Steve Shebby since February 13, 2016.
Originally from NY and having done voices irk for both DuArt and FUNi she has voices Sayaka in Your Name, Leafa in Sword Art Online, Morgana in Persona 5, Lin in Xenoblade Chronicles X and originally voiced both Leo and Luna in Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's.
Voiced Gemma and Marble in D&P and Nathaniel in B&W.
36. Carli Mosier
Carli Mosier was born on February 28, 1978 in Houston, Texas, USA as Carlin Cyd Mosier. She is known for her work on Gintama: The Movie (2010), Ef: A Tale of Memories. (2007) and Heaven's Lost Property (2009). She has been married to Dustin Faigen since April 19, 2008.
FUNi actor. Voiced Mari in Tamako Market, Makoto's Mother in Colorful and Daisy in Halo Legends.
Played Shannon in B&W.
37. Kira Buckland
Actress | NieR: Automata
Kira Buckland was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She found her passion for performing while in middle school and originally wanted to be a rock singer, but at age sixteen she began participating heavily in online voice acting communities and lending her voice to independent projects. At the ...
Originally a notable internet voice actor Kira is now known for being the voice of 2B in NieR: Automata.
Played Lindsey in XY, Malva in Pokemon Generations and Emilla in Detective Pikachu.
38. Rena Strober
Actress | Veep
Rena Strober is known in New York and across the country from Broadway performances, TV appearances to her 1-woman show to concerts onstage at Lincoln Center, Town Hall and so many other venues.
Rena was seen on Broadway as Cosette in Les Miserables. Most recently Rena starred opposite Betty Buckely...
From New York and voiced Mira in D&P.
Now known for voicing Azura in the Fire Emblem series.
39. Rachel Butera
Rachel Butera has been entertaining people with impressions, characters, and unique point of view since childhood. As a voiceover artist, she brings characters to life by drawing from years of imitating everyone she meets. On stage, she grips the audience and enrolls them in all the humor and ...
Voiced Avery in D&P.
Now known for voicing Augustus Gloop in Tom & Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Facotry.
Actress | Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
Cristina Valenzuela was born on July 11, 1987 in Norwalk, California, USA as Cristina Danielle Valenzuela. She is an actress and casting director, known for Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015), DuckTales (2017) and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (2020).
Notable LA actor who voiced Layla in B&W.
Also voiced Z0-0M in Star Wars: The Old Republic and Ladybug in Miraculous.
Other Pokemon apperances includes Shelly from Generations, Nina in Detective Pikachu and the Mewtwo prologue special.
41. Spike Spencer
Actor | Evangelion Shin Gekijôban: Jo
Spike Spencer is an internationally recognized, award winning voice actor, with hundreds of roles in film, TV, animation, video games, and Anime to his credit.
He is best known for his voice work in video games, animation, and anime dubs, although he has appeared onscreen in scenes with 4 Academy ...
Another actor from FUNi and ADV Spike voiced Prince Mars in the Fire Emblem OVA, Shinji in Neon Genesis Envangelion, Wukong in League of Legends and Snake in Black Butler.
Was in the Mewtwo prologue special with Cristina Vee and Pokemon Origins.
42. Anthony Sardinha
Actor | PAW Patrol
Popular Internet VA that takes part in a lot of abridges parodies and webseries, voiced DJ Grooves in A Hat in time and was the Referee for Ramos in XY.
43. J. Michael Tatum
Actor | Kuroshitsuji
Having the privilege of being the first major appearance from a FUNi actor in the main series J. Michael Tatum voiced Tobias in D&P and Damon in the Black and White film.
Also known for voicing Erwin Smith in Attack on Titan, Sebastian in Black Butler and Julius in Tales of Xillia 2.
44. Leah Clark
Leah Clark was born on December 24, 1979 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Leslie Anne Clark. She is known for her work on Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005), Deadman Wonderland (2011) and Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007).
FUNI VA who voiced Hummingbird in Deadman Wonderland, Hiraki in the Evangelion films and Noah in the Fullmetal Alchemist film.
Voiced Carlita in the Black and White film and Doyle in the B&W series.
45. Mike McFarland
Mike McFarland was born on July 14, 1970 in Texas City, Texas, USA as Michael Charles McFarland. He is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (2015), Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013) and One Piece (1999).
Yet another notable FUNi VA Mike showed up in S&M as OluOlu.
Besides that he has voiced Master Roshi in Dragon Ball and Eyelashes in One Piece.
Even made a surprise appearance with Christopher Sabat on One-Punch Man.
Christopher Sabat was born on April 22, 1973 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Christopher Robin Sabat. He is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013), Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (2015) and Dragon Ball Z (1996). He has been married to Tabitha ...
One of the major names in the history of FUNi Christopher Sabat has been with the company since day one and is known for being the voice of Piccolo and Vegeta in Dragon Ball Z, Kazuma in Yu Yu Hakuso, Garterbelt in Panty & Stocking and Garland in Dissidia: Fina Fantasy.
Voiced Cliff in B&W though uncredited.