Tara Sands

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Tara Sands
Tara Sands Florida Supercon 2016.jpg
Sands at the Florida Supercon in 2016
Other namesTara Jayne
Alma materHofstra University
OccupationVoice actress, television host
Years active1998–present

Tara Jayne Sands is an American voice actress and a former co-host of the Cartoon Network's weekly block, Fridays.[1] Sands has voiced in anime dubs and cartoons, including Bulbasaur in the Pokémon anime series, Kari Kamiya in Digimon Adventure tri., Anna Kyoyama in Shaman King, Mokuba Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, as well as Chase on Fighting Foodons and Filia Ul Copt in Slayers. She also provides narration on audio books.[2]


Much of Sands' work is in anime dubbing, with multiple roles in franchises such as Pokémon, Slayers, Yugioh, Digimon Adventure Tri, and Hunter x Hunter.

Sands has narrated over 200 audio books, including Wendelin Van Draanen's Sammy Keyes series.[2]

In addition to providing voice-overs for commercials, Sands was the on-camera co-host of Cartoon Network Fridays for over 100 episodes.

As of 2021, Sands provides the voice for "sidekick" Joan of Arc in the Forever Dog podcast Godcast.


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  1. ^ "Tara Sands - Watch Reels". TaraSands.com. Archived from the original on 2011-09-27.
  2. ^ a b "Talking with Wendelin Van Draanen". audiofile.com. Oct–Nov 2003. Retrieved 2011-11-15.
  3. ^ Tara Sands (2012-07-21). "Lots of exciting stuff happening..." Tara Sands Blogspot.
  4. ^ "Aniplex Of America Previews "Anohana" Dub". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  5. ^ Terrace, Vincent (6 November 2008). "Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed". McFarland. Retrieved 1 November 2016 – via Google Books.
  6. ^ "Fighting Foodons". tvguide.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  7. ^ "TARA SANDS (Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Shaman King) – Epoch Talent". epochtalent.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  8. ^ "One-Punch Man Is Coming to Toonami!". Viz Media. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
  9. ^ a b c "The Trials, Trevails, and Bitterness of Voice Acting: Straight Talk with Tara Jayne". Akadot. 2001-04-09. Retrieved 2011-11-15. - "Pokemon was my first voice acting job"
  10. ^ Sands, Tara [@TaraSandsLA] (September 5, 2020). "Soooo episode 2 of the #RentAGirlfriend dub is up on @Crunchyroll & I had so much fun being directed by @LucienDodge as the voice of Imai. Enjoy! #anime #Crunchyroll" (Tweet). Retrieved October 7, 2020 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ "Tara Jayne Sands on Twitter". twitter.com. 2018-08-07. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  12. ^ "An Artful Attack". Sailor Moon (BD/DVD). Episode 28. Viz.
  13. ^ "The Sky's the Limit". Tiger & Bunny. Episode 15.
  14. ^ "A Power That Shouldn't Be On This Earth". Ultraman 2019. Episode 1. USA: Netflix. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Language Cast.
  15. ^ "Mokuba Kaiba". yugioh.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  16. ^ "My Kid Could Paint That - Press Kit" (PDF) (Press release). Sony Classics. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
  17. ^ "I'm allowed to announce I'll be playing Masaru in Danganronpa Another Episode! So fun!". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2015-03-11.
  18. ^ Techland. Dead Island. Deep Silver. Scene: Credits, 4:35 in, US Voice Talents.
  19. ^ Square Enix. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. Scene: Closing credits, 1:54 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
  20. ^ Sucker Punch Productions. Infamous: Second Son. Sony Computer Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 3:43 in, Additional Voice Talent.
  21. ^ Square Enix. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
  22. ^ Ambrella. Pokémon Channel. Nintendo. Scene: Ending credits, 7:25 in, Cast.
  23. ^ "Behind The Voice Actors – Singularity". Behind The Voice Actors. - role was confirmed using screenshots of closing credits
  24. ^ "Tara Jayne Sands on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  25. ^ "Tara Jayne Sands on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  26. ^ a b "Tara Jayne Sands". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 17 December 2020. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of the title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  27. ^ "Through the Cracks, Godcast, and 3 More Podcasts Worth Trying". www.msn.com. Retrieved 2021-03-26.

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