Tara Platt

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Tara Platt
Tara Platt by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Tara Platt at Phoenix Comicon in 2013
Born June 18
Fairfax, Virginia
Residence Los Angeles, California[1]
Occupation Voice actress, actress
Years active 1987–present
Notable credit(s) Temari (Naruto),
Reina (Rave Master),
Noir (Tales of the Abyss),
Mitsuru Kirijo (Persona 3)
Katarina (League of Legends)
Home town Chelsea, Michigan[1]
Spouse(s) Yuri Lowenthal (2001–present)
Website taraplatt.com

Tara Platt (born June 18),[2] is an American film, television and voice actress. She has provided voices for dozens of English-language versions of Japanese anime films, television series, and video games.[1] Her notable roles in anime include Temari in Naruto[3] and Reina in Rave Master.[1] In video games, she has voiced Noir in Tales of the Abyss and Mitsuru Kirijo in Persona 3, as well as characters in Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Saints Row: The Third, Soulcalibur IV, and League of Legends.[4][5] On screen she has appeared in television shows like Scandal, Hawaii Five-0, Castle and Revenge, as well as the feature film The Call. She also runs a production company, Monkey Kingdom Productions, as well as publishing company, Bug Bot Press, with husband and partner Yuri Lowenthal.[6]


Platt moved around a lot when she was young, and her family settled in Chelsea, Michigan when she was 14.[1] She studied at Rutgers University and at the London Academy of Theatre, where she received a BFA in theatre arts.[3][7][8] She lived in New York and worked off-Broadway, and later moved to Los Angeles.[1]

She has performed in a number of shows written and directed by John de Lancie. She played Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (with both the Pasadena Civic and the Toyota Youth Shakespeare Series with the Los Angeles Philharmonic);[8] Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew; and appeared in First Nights: Clara and Robert Schumann at the Walt Disney Concert Hall as Clara Schumann, in a role written for her by de Lancie.

Platt and husband Yuri Lowenthal founded in 2004, Monkey Kingdom Productions, an independent film production company which has produced two feature films including Lowenthal's Tumbling After, and mockumentary Con Artists.[1] Their production company also created, produced and featured them in 4 seasons of award-winning web-series Shelf Life Shelf Life WebSeries, which streamed on YouTube and is currently available as an app on iTunes.[1] Platt and Lowenthal also co-authored a book on voice-over called Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic. It is available through Bug Bot Press and Emerald Book Company.[1]

Platt and Lowenthal do the voices of many animated characters in the same titles, for example they each play a character in the anime Naruto. Platt does the voice of Temari and Lowenthal does the voice of Sasuke Uchiha. In 2007 and 2008, Lowenthal and Platt lend their voices to Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3: Lowenthal as the main character, Ryoji and Pharos and Platt as Mitsuru Kirijo and Elizabeth. Platt and Lowenthal also did voices for two characters in the Mexican syndicated-cartoon show, El Chavo Animado. Platt does the voice of Patty and Lowenthal does the voice of Nono (Junior in English dub).


Voice roles[edit]


List of voice performances in anime
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2003 Ultra Maniac Tama, Voodoo Doll   [7][9]
2004 Marmalade Boy Jinny Golding   [10]
2004–05 Rave Master Reina   [7]
2005 Girls Bravo Hakana   [11]
2004 DearS Eiko   [7]
2006–09 Naruto Temari   [7][12]
2006 Boys Be... Mizuki Takano Ep. 2 [13]
2006 Gun Sword Marie, Marianne (ep. 17)    
2006 Kamichu! Benton    
2006 Fate/stay night Caster   [14]
2007 MÄR Queen    
2007 Tokko Suzuka Kureha    
2007 Rozen Miaden Träumend Barasuishou [6]
2008 Buso Renkin Tokiko Tsumura   [3][15]
2008 AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission Risako Nagase   [6]
2008–09 Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit Second Queen    
2008 Strait Jacket Filisis Moog   [16]
2009 Ah My Buddha Yuko Atoda    
2009–13 Bleach Lisa Yadōmaru, Sode no Shirayuki   [15]
Naruto Shippuden Temari   [7][12]
2009–10 Monster Eva Heinemann    
2010–14 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Marida Cruz   [5][17]
2010–11 Kanokon Yukihana Also OVA  
2011 Rozen Miaden Ouvertüre Barasuishou   [6]
2012–13 Tiger & Bunny Agnes Joubert   [5][18]
2013 K Seri Awashima   [19]
2014–present Sailor Moon Ikuko Tsukino, Kaolinite, others Viz dub [20][21]
2015 Digimon Fusion Mervamon   [22]
2015 Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation Vert First anime role recorded at OkraTron 5000/Funimation [23]
2015 Sailor Moon Crystal Ikuko Tsukino   [24]


List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2003 The Proud Family Deorgeous Woman Ep. "Crouching Trudy, Hidden Penny" [25]
2006 El Chavo Patty, Gloria    
2007–08 Legion of Super Heroes Dream Girl   [5][14]
2010–12 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Jennifer Nocturne Ep. "Hero Time"; "Catch a Falling Star" [4][5][6][15]
2011 Regular Show Mom Ep. "Terror Tales of the Park" [26]
2012–14 Ben 10: Omniverse Ester, Subdora, Jennifer Nocturne, others   [6][27]
2015 X-Ray & Vav Woman Ep. "Divide & Conquer" [28]


List of voice performances in film
Year Title Role Notes Source[4]
2005 Digimon: Island of the Lost Digimon D'Arcmon   [4]
2008 Kite Liberator Manatsu Mukai   [6]
2009 Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete Inhabitants of Midgar Edge    
2009 Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion Yang    
2009 Naruto Shippuden the Movie Temari    
2010 Tales from Earthsea Additional voices   [4]
2011 Tekken: Blood Vengeance Anna Williams   [6][29]
2012 Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror Vikki   [30]
2012 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: The Will of Fire Temari    
2013 Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Agnes Joubert    
2013 Iron Man: Rise of Technovore Sasha Hammer   [6]
2014 Tiger & Bunny: The Rising Agnes Joubert   [31]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[4]
2004 Halo 2 Genie, Isabel, Cassie   [4]
2005 Rave Master Reina   [9]
2005 Rave Master: Special Attack Force! Reina    
2005 ObsCure Ashley Thompson   [4]
2006 Biohazard Jill Valentine Japan-only Resident Evil arcade game [7][9]
2006 Steambot Chronicles Captain Ciboulette Uncredited  
2006 Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria Hrist, Leone   [4][6]
2006 Tales of the Abyss Noir, Gelda Nebilim Uncredited [9]
2007 Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology Raine Sage Uncredited [4]
2008 Soulcalibur IV Setsuka Uncredited [4]
2007 Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES Mitsuru Kirijo, Elizabeth Uncredited[a] [14]
2007 Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Mitsuru Kirijo, Elizabeth Uncredited[a] [4][6][14]
2007 Blue Dragon Child, Female Villager    
2007 Eternal Sonata Claves   [4]
2007 Warriors Orochi Mori Ranmaru, Oichi Uncredited [4]
2007 Soul Nomad & the World Eaters Juno   [4]
2007 Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Red Queen Uncredited [4][14]
2007 Trauma Center: New Blood Valerie Blaylock Uncredited  
2008 Warriors Orochi 2 Mori Ranmaru, Oichi Uncredited [4]
2008 Eternal Poison Thage Uncredited  
2008 Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World Raine Sage Uncredited [4]
2008 Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Wonder Woman   [6][12][32]
2008 Star Ocean: First Departure Mavelle Froesson   [6]
2009 Tekken 6 Anna Williams Scenario campaign cinematics and ending movies
2009 League of Legends Katarina du Couteau   [27]
2010 Lunar: Silver Star Harmony Xenobia Uncredited  
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Cocoon Inhabitants   [33]
2010 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 Temari    
2010 World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Asira Dawnslayer    
2011 Hyperdimension Neptunia Vert (Green Heart)    
2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Tron Bonne   [3][32]
2011 Dynasty Warriors 7 Wang Yuanji   [14]
2011 Saints Row: The Third Eastern European Female player   [5][6][32]
2011 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Tron Bonne    
2012 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Additional voices   [34]
2012 Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 Vert (Green Heart)    
2012 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations Temari   [6][10][14]
2012 Tales of Graces Emeraude    
2012 Warriors Orochi 2 Mori Ranmaru, Oichi Uncredited [4]
2012 Resistance: Burning Skies Eleanor 'Ellie' Martinez   [5]
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Additional voices   [35]
2012 Persona 4 Arena Mitsuru Kirijo, Elizabeth    
2012 Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Anna Williams Dialogue segments only
2012 Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward Alice Uncredited [36]
2012 XCOM: Enemy Unknown Soldier    
2012 Kinect Disneyland Adventures Additional voices    
2013 Palace Pets Pumpkin   [6]
2013 Fire Emblem: Awakening Miriel, Flavia   [6]
2013 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Temari   [6][10][14]
2013 Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory Vert (Green Heart)    
2013 Star Wars: The Old Republic: Rise of the Hutt Cartel Additional voices    
2013 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers Madam Ginko Uncredited  
2013 Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta English Voiceover Cast   [37]
2013 Tales of Xillia Karla Outway Uncredited  
2013 Killer Is Dead Vivienne Squall   [6]
2013 Grand Theft Auto V Local Population   [38]
2013 Skylanders: Swap Force Punk Shock Grouped under Voice Talent [39][40]
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional voices   [41]
2014 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Valeera Sanguinar    
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Additional voices   [42]
2014 Drakengard 3 Zero    
2014 Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution Temari   [10][14][43]
2014 Skylanders: Trap Team Dreamcatcher, Punk Shock Grouped under Voice Actors [39][44][45][46]
2014 Bayonetta 2 Glamor, Alatune, additional voices   [6][47]
2014 Sunset Overdrive Four Kim, Bora Bora Intercom, Las Catrinas   [48]
2014 World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Additional voices   [49]
2015 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Additional voices   [50][51]
2015 Skylanders: SuperChargers Punk Shock   [39][52]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Female Avatar (Heroic) [53]
2015 Street Fighter V Laura Matsuda [54]

Live-action roles[edit]


List of live-action performances in television
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2001 One Life to Live Stewardess Episode #1.7260 [8]
2004 The B.P.R.D Declassified Student   [7]
2004 Gilmore Girls Shelly Ep. "Afterboom" [7][12]
2004 Passions Nurse #1 Episode #1.1375 [7]
2005 Charmed The Muse   [8][12]
2005 The Playbook DLiteLA, Profile Girl Ep. "Gaming and Taming Technology" [8]
2006 Days of Our Lives Cheryl, Manuela   [8]
2010 Parenthood Teacher Ep. "The Deep End of the Pool"  
2011 The Young and the Restless Jade   [8]
2012 Castle Janelle Ep. "Dial M for Mayor" [7][12]
2012 Revenge Becca Ep. "Legacy" [12]
2013 Hawaii Five-0 Allie Ep. "Hoa Pili" [7][12]
2013 The Ladies & the Gents Sarah Ep. "Tagged"  
2013 Scandal Navy Servicewoman Ep. "It's Handled" [7]
2014 Caper Cherry Storm Eps. "Worst Bad Guys Ever", "All Hands on Peltas", "Southpaw's Always Right" [7]
2015 The Player Surgeon Ep. "Downtown Odds" [7]


List of live-action performances in films
Year Title Role Notes Source[4]
2004 Scarecrow Gone Wild Lynn   [8]
2005 Gettin' Lucky Karen   [8]
2006 Time and Tide Jessica   [8]
2007 Tumbling After Amanda   [8]
2007 The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks Rachel    
2008 The Last Bad Neighborhood Lacey   [8]
2008 Death's Door Suzanne   [8]
2011 The Arcadian Kraken    
2012 Love Sick Diaries Jade   [8]
2012 Pissed Concierge   [8]
2013 The Call Female Trainee   [12][32]
2013 Con Artists Herself   [5][12][27]

Web series[edit]

List of live-action performances in web shows
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2007 Afterworld Kizzy Shoemaker    
2007 Galacticast Bride of RoboJew, Son   [7]
2011–14 Shelf Life Hero Lass Also creator, producer [7][55]
2012 Tabletop Guest   [7]
2014 Caper Cherry Storm   [7]



  1. ^ a b The closing credits or manual does not list the voice actors involved.


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