Top 20 Female Anime Voice Actors of All Time

by IMDB-Film-TV-Animation-Games | created - 10 Apr 2014 | updated - 23 Apr 2015 | Public

The hands down best female (English Dub) anime voice actors in the world! Legendary and Prolific voice actors with experience in a variety of roles.

There are literally hundreds of super talents in the anime voice over community, but these are a few whose versatility and talents have propelled them to the upper echelon of the anime voice over world.

These are 20 of the best of the best, in no particular rank or order.

The data was compiled though a four year study of credits, polls, industry recommendations, IMDB data, IMDB pro algorithms, and studio references.

Modern and classic alike. (no full casts, although many are noteable. There will be a list for full casts coming soon as the data arrives) The criteria was based on the foundation of versatility, acting ability and overall genre experience.

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1. Monica Rial

Actress | Dragon Ball Super: Doragon bôru cho

Monica Rial was born on October 5, 1975 in Houston, Texas, USA as Monica Jean Rial. She is an actress and writer, known for Dragon Ball Super (2015), Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2018) and Gen: Lock (2019).

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2. Colleen Clinkenbeard

Actress | Ôkami kodomo no Ame to Yuki

Colleen Clinkenbeard was born on April 13, 1980 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Colleen Smith Clinkenbeard. She is an actress and producer, known for Wolf Children (2012), Munemoshune no musume tachi (2008) and Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013). She has been married to Patric Carroll since ...

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3. Wendee Lee

Actress | Akira

Wendee Lee was born on February 20, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Wendee Lee Spindler. She is known for her work on Akira (1988), Ninja Scroll (1993) and Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001).

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4. Sandy Fox

Actress | Wreck-It Ralph

Sandy Fox is an American Actor, Voice Actor, Singer and Producer born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She began her career in entertainment at the young age of 17 working for the Walt Disney Company performing in hundreds of live stage shows as a singer, dancer and comedic talent. Some of her on ...

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5. Luci Christian

Actress | Kyûketsuki hantâ D

Luci Christian was born on March 18, 1973 in Hico, Texas, USA as Louisa Michelle Christian. She is an actress and writer, known for Vampire Hunter D (1985), One Piece (1999) and Gatchaman The Movie (1978). She has been married to Michael Bell since April 19, 2008. They have two children. She was ...

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6. Tiffany Grant

Actress | Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro wo, kimi ni

Tiffany Grant was born on October 11, 1968 in Houston, Texas, USA as Tiffany Lynn Grant. She is an actress and writer, known for Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997), Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) and Azumanga Daioh (2002). She was previously married to Matt Greenfield.

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7. Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Actress | Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she plays Governor Pryce in Star Wars Rebels (2014), Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe (2013), Valkyrie in Lego Marvel's Avengers (2016), Talis in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010), Johanna in Heroes of ...

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8. Stephanie Sheh

Actress | Kimi no na wa.

Stephanie Sheh was born on April 10, 1977 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA as Stephanie Ru-Phan Sheh. She is known for her work on Your Name. (2016), Bleach (2004) and Sailor Moon Crystal (2014).

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9. Michelle Ruff

Actress | Akira

Michelle Ruff was born on September 22, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Michelle Suzanne Ruff. She is known for her work on Akira (1988), Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008) and Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (2012). She has been married to Eddie J. Correa since July 27, 2017.

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10. Christine M. Auten

Actress | Hagane no renkinjutsushi

Christine M. Auten was born on February 26, 1969 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA as Christine A. McPeters. She is known for her work on Fullmetal Alchemist (2003), Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998) and Dark Water (2002). She has been married to Andrew Auten since February 10, 1997.

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11. 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 ...

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12. Dorothy Elias-Fahn

Actress | Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro

Dorothy Elias-Fahn was born on March 13, 1962 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Dorothy Ann Elias. She is known for her work on Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro (1979), Ghost in the Shell (1995) and Naruto: Shippûden (2007). She has been married to Tom Fahn since November 9, 1985.

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13. Brina Palencia

Actress | Lumberjack Man

Brina Palencia was born on February 13, 1984 as Brina Michelle Palencia. She is an Honduran-American actress, voice-over artist and director, known for One Piece (1999), Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009), The Walking Dead (2010), and Star-Crossed (2014). Her voice has been featured in numerous animated ...

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14. Cherami Leigh

Actress | Temple Grandin

Cherami Leigh Kuehn (born July 19, 1988) is an American actress and voice artist who has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime series and video games with Funimation, Bang Zoom! Entertainment and Studiopolis.

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15. Mona Marshall

Actress | South Park

Mona Marshall was born on August 31, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mona Y. Marshall. She is known for her work on South Park (1997), Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999) and .hack//Mutation (2002). She is married to Sal Iannotti.

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16. 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).

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17. Laura Bailey

Actress | The Last of Us: Part II

Laura Bailey was born on May 28, 1981 in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA as Laura Dawn Bailey. She is known for her work on The Last of Us: Part II (2020), Gears 5 (2019) and Spider-Man (2018). She has been married to Travis Willingham since September 25, 2011. They have one child.

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18. Lisa Ortiz

Actress | Sonic X

Lisa Ortiz was born on December 11, 1974 in New York, USA. She is known for her work on Sonic X (2003), Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998) and Time of Eve (2010).

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19. Megan Hollingshead

Actress | Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ - Myûtsû no gyakushû

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).

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20. Kari Wahlgren

Actress | Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

Kari Wahlgren was born on July 13, 1977 in Hoisington, Kansas, USA as Kari K. Wahlgren. She is known for her work on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011), Rick and Morty (2013) and DC Super Hero Girls (2019).

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