Creator: Megan Hollingshead
Megan Hollingshead (September 22, 1968-) is a former New York voice actress who later moved to California. Her voice can go from suave and sultry to girly girl to strictly business. She worked on the 4Kids dubs of Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and others until 2006. She now works mostly with VIZ Media and Bang Zoom! Entertainment.Her expertise in playing women who are sisterly, motherly, caring, or badass that expose cleavage make her the western equivalent for Kikuko Inoue. Her counterparts based on typecasts/vocal range are Lisa Ann Beley and Nicole Oliver for Canada, and Luci Christian, Carli Mosier, and Jamie Marchi for Texas. Her counterparts and spiritual successors for the New York area are Erica Schroeder and Eileen Stevens.
Notable roles by Megan Hollingshead:
New York (4Kids, NYAV Post, Central Park Media)
- Nurse Joy, Cassidy and Duplica in Pokémon, up until season 7.
- The Gym Leaders she voiced were Whitney and Clair from Johto.
- Kano Miyazawa in Kare Kano
- Lenneth Valkyrie in the Valkyrie Profile series
- She still continued to voice her in the sequel, which was dubbed over at the California-based New Generation Pictures.
- Mai Valentine/Kujaku in the Yu-Gi-Oh! second series, up until season 4.
- Rose Marinade in Fighting Foodons
- Scarlett Garcia in Sonic X
- Sharon in Shaman King
California (Bang Zoom!, Studiopolis, Animaze)
- Adiane the Elegant in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
- Akiko Yanagi, Mikan Shiratori, Rie Goto, Derella, and Garoben in Sailor Moon (Viz Media dub)
- The Eldar Autarch in Dawn Of War II
- Elizabeth Conway in Time Crisis 4
- Gothouther-sama in Lucky☆Star
- Hilda in Eureka Seven
- Judith and Kaufman in Tales of Vesperia
- Makoto Sako in Devil Survivor 2
- Mion AND Shion Sonozaki in Higurashi: When They Cry
- Rangiku Matsumoto and Nemu Kurotsuchi in Bleach
- Re-l Mayer in Ergo Proxy (under the pseudonym Karen Thompson)
- Sally Silverstone in Planetes
- Shizune and Ton Ton in Naruto
- Villetta Nu in Code Geass
- Viola in Eternal Sonata
Tropes affiliated with the characters voiced by Megan Hollingshead:
- Cool Big Sis: Mai, Rangiku.
- Spiritual Successor: Her specialty in Yamato Nadeshiko makes her this to Bridget Hoffman.
- Yamato Nadeshiko: Nurse Joy, Nemu.