Tara Jayne Sands is a voice actress and a former co-host of the Cartoon Network’s weekly block, Fridays. Her voice-over work includes the roles of Bulbasaur, Richie, Sammy, Oddish, Tori, Bugsy, Cissy and Jasmine (as well as over 50 other roles) in Pokemon and Pokemon: Generations, Mokuba in Yu-Gi-Oh!, Anna in Shaman King, as well as Kombu Infinity in One Punch Man, Kari in the Digimon Adventure Tri films, Chase in Fighting Foodons, and Filia in Slayers. Other projects include the role of Circe in Generator Rex for Cartoon Network, Summer in Barbie: Life In The Dream House, Willie in Bottersnikes and Gumbles, Spyler in I Spy, Angel and Tyler in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and multiple episodes of Celebrity Deathmatch. She voiced Tiara in Shamanic Princess, Hikaru in the OVA ‘remake’ of Magic Knight Rayearth, and had roles in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Glitter Force, Shopkins, Naruto, Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers, DuRaRaRa!!, Geobreeders, Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, One Piece, Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon Crystal, Rurouri Kenshin, The Seven Deadly Sins, TV Funhouse, Tiger and Bunny and many more series.
Tara has also voiced characters in a number of video games including Genis Sage in Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World, Masaru in Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, Jin in Dead Island, Leah in God Eater 2: Rage Burst, Bamo in Hyperdimension Neptunia Re:Birth 3: V Generation, Pipotchi in Ape Excape 2, , Lily and Mayuri in Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, Pria, Cersei, and Ferocious Illira in Skyforge, in addition to roles in “Avatar,” “Singularity,” “Final Fantasy,” and “Call of Juarez” among others.
For 2 years (over 100 episodes!), Tara was the on-camera host of Cartoon Network’s weekly Friday night lineup, appropriately titled Fridays. On “Fridays” Tara interviewed dozens of celebrities like Johnny Depp, George Lucas, Robin Williams, Charles Barkley and Kevin Spacey, and had more on-camera food fights than she cares to remember.
Sands has narrated over 100 audiobooks, including Wendelin Van Draanen’s Sammy Keyes series, Meg Cabot’s “Allie Finkle,” Kate DiCamillo’s “Flora And Ulysses” and Jennifer Estep’s “Frost” series.
- Bulbasaur (and over 50 other roles) in Pokémon (Voice)
- Mokuba Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (Voice)
- Kari Kamiya in Digimon Adventure tri (Voice)
- Anna in Shaman King (Voice)
- Kombu Infinity in One Punch Man (Voice)
- Filia Ul Copt in Slayers Try (Voice)