Tara Strong

Tara Strong.

Tara Lyn (Charendoff) Strong (born February 12, 1973) is a Canadian American actress. She voices Rikku from Final Fantasy X, its sequels, and the Kingdom Hearts series.


Game Release Character
Final Fantasy X 2001 Rikku
Final Fantasy X: Eternal Calm 2001 Rikku
Final Fantasy X-2 2003 Rikku
Final Fantasy X-2: Last Mission 2014 Rikku
World of Final Fantasy 2016 Rikku

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Strong stated that she started voicing Rikku by first receiving the original recordings in Japanese, and that she received character's overall description to help her portray the character. Tara said Rikku was easy to portray and quite straightforward.[1] In 2004, Tara Strong was the co-winner of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences award for "Outstanding Achievement in Character Performance - Female" for her portrayal of Rikku in Final Fantasy X-2.

Her other notable roles include Bubbles from Powerpuff Girls, Raven from Teen Titans, preteen Ben Tennyson from the Ben 10 series, and Twilight Sparkle from My Little Pony: Magic is Friendship. She also voiced Presea Combatir and Corrine in Tales of Symphonia.


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