Tara Jayne Sands (born September 20, 1975) is an American voice actress and a former co-host of the Cartoon Network's weekly block, Fridays. 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.
Sands at the Florida Supercon in 2016
|Born||September 20, 1975|
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Other names||Tara Jayne|
|Alma mater||Hofstra University|
|Occupation||Voice actress, television host|
In addition to providing voice-overs for commercials, Sands was the on-camera co-host of Cartoon Network Fridays for over 100 episodes.
- Disjointed - Sadie, Plants (voice)
- Fridays (Cartoon Network) - Co-Host
- Everybody Hates Chris - Hotel Clerk, Waitress
- The Fresh Beat Band - Interviewer
- The Sarah Silverman Program - Campaign Manager
- The Newsroom - Secretary
- Agent Aika - Ria
- Angel Sanctuary - Sara Mudo
- Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day - Jinta "Jintan" Yodomi (Child)
- Beyblade Burst Turbo - Tobisuke
- Descendants of Darkness - Princess Tsubaki
- Dinosaur King - Michelle
- Domain of Murder - Keita Toyama
- Durarara!! - Masaomi Kida (Young), Additional Voices
- Fencer of Minerva - Diana
- Fighting Foodons - Chase
- Geobreeders - Eiko Rando
- Ghost Talker's Daydream - Anzai
- Girls Bravo - Nanase Koh Haruka, Reporter (Ep. 21)
- Hunter × Hunter - Biscuit Krueger
- Isekai Cheat Magician - Lemia, Aerial
- JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Death 13, Old Hag (Bastet arc)
- Jungle Emperor Leo - Lune/Rune
- Knights of Ramune - PQ
- Kirby: Right Back at Ya! - Fololo, Falala (4Kids Version)
- Legend of Himiko - Tadami
- Little Witch Academia - Woodward, Lotte's Mother, Party Guest
- Maze - Solude Schfoltzer
- Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt - Karla Mitchum
- Mew Mew Power - Additional Voices
- Naruto Shippuden - Yota, Tamao, Young Kabuto (Ep. 335 and 336)
- No Guns Life - Ann
- One Piece - Miss Kaya, Nojiko, Makino, Young Luffy (4Kids dub)
- One Punch Man - Kombu Infinity
- Patlabor: The Mobile Police - Takeo Kumagami
- Photon - Aun Freya
- Pokémon (anime) - multiple characters (seasons 1-8) including Bulbasaur, Phanpy, Larvitar, Clefairy, Bugsy, Jasmine, Cissy, Ritchie
- Pokémon 4Ever: Celebi, the Voice of the Forest - Sam
- Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias - Bianca
- Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys - Tory Lund
- Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal - Kotono Sarashina (Eps. 15 and 18)
- Rayearth - Hikaru Shidou
- Rent-A-Girlfriend - Imai
- Revolutionary Girl Utena - Tokiko Chida
- Rurouni Kenshin - Seta Sōjirō, Osamu Masukami (as Tara Jayne)
- Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas - Yuzuriha
- Samurai Deeper Kyo - Santera
- The Seven Deadly Sins - Luigi
- Shaman King - Anna Kyoyama, Opacho
- Shamanic Princess - Tiara
- Shrine of the Morning Mist - Tadahiro Amatsu (Child), Tama Hieda
- Shura no Toki: Age of Chaos - Kesshomaru/Shiori
- Sailor Moon - Yumemi Yumeno (Ep. 28, Viz Media dub)
- Slayers Try - Filia Ul Copt (as Tara Jayne)
- Sonic X - Additional Voices
- Spirit Warrior - Asura
- Stitch! - Audrey
- Tiger & Bunny - Ms. Violet
- Time Bokan - Ohana, Yatterman (1&2)
- To Heart - Multi
- Ultraman - Rena Sayama
- Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters - Mokuba Kaiba
- Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse - Summer
- Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures - Dreamhouse Door
- Danger Rangers - Additional Voices
- Electric City - Roger Moore
- Enchantimals: Tales of Everwilde - Danessa Deer, Larissa Lemer
- Generator Rex - Circe
- I Spy (HBO animated series) - Spyler (as Tara Jayne)
- Phineas and Ferb - Danielle
- Shadow of the Elves - Nayade, Rowan
- Supernormal - Buzz Girl, Eric's Mom
- Team Umizoomi - Horse
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003 TV series) - Angel, Tyler
- Valt the Wonder Deer - Trika
- Welcome to Eltingville - Jane
- Ah! My Goddess: The Movie - Chrono
- Digimon Adventure tri. - Kari Kamiya (Hikari Yagami), Homeostasis
- Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna - Kari Kamiya (Hikari Yagami), Ayaka, Newswoman
- Ice Age: Continental Drift - Additional Voices
- My Kid Could Paint That - Voice Over Talent
- Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright - Nancy
- Sailor Moon Super S: The Movie - Queen Badiane (Viz Media/Studiopolis Dub)
- Time of Eve - Naoko Sakisaka
- Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions - Mokuba Kaiba
- Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls - Masaru Daimon
- Dead Island - Jin, Various Characters
- Final Fantasy Type-0 - Additional Voices
- Infamous Second Son - Activist
- Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII - Additional Voices
- Singularity - Additional English Voice Talent
- Valkyria Chronicles 4 - Teresa Leach, Rebecca Longhurst, Rosie
- Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows Of Valentia - Sonya
- Fire Emblem Heroes - Sonya, Olwen(Righteous Knight)
- "Tara Sands - Watch Reels". TaraSands.com. Archived from the original on 2011-09-27.
- "Talking with Wendelin Van Draanen". audiofile.com. Oct–Nov 2003. Retrieved 2011-11-15.
- Tara Sands (2012-07-21). "Lots of exciting stuff happening..." Tara Sands Blogspot.
- "Aniplex Of America Previews "Anohana" Dub". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
- Terrace, Vincent (6 November 2008). "Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed". McFarland. Retrieved 1 November 2016 – via Google Books.
- "Fighting Foodons". tvguide.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
- "TARA SANDS (Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Shaman King) – Epoch Talent". epochtalent.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
- "One-Punch Man Is Coming to Toonami!". Viz Media. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
- "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"
- 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.
- "Tara Jayne Sands on Twitter". twitter.com. 2018-08-07. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
- "An Artful Attack". Sailor Moon (BD/DVD). Episode 28. Viz.
- "The Sky's the Limit". Tiger & Bunny. Episode 15.
- "A Power That Shouldn't Be On This Earth". Ultraman 2019. Episode 1. USA: Netflix. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Language Cast.
- "Mokuba Kaiba". yugioh.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
- "My Kid Could Paint That - Press Kit" (PDF) (Press release). Sony Classics. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
- "I'm allowed to announce I'll be playing Masaru in Danganronpa Another Episode! So fun!". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2015-03-11.
- Techland. Dead Island. Deep Silver. Scene: Credits, 4:35 in, US Voice Talents.
- Square Enix. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. Scene: Closing credits, 1:54 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
- Sucker Punch Productions. Infamous: Second Son. Sony Computer Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 3:43 in, Additional Voice Talent.
- Square Enix. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
- "Behind The Voice Actors – Singularity". Behind The Voice Actors. - role was confirmed using screenshots of closing credits
- "Tara Jayne Sands on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
- "Tara Jayne Sands on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
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