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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.


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

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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: Friendship is Magic. She also voiced Presea Combatir and Corrine in Tales of Symphonia. She also appeared in the Square Pictures produced Final Flight of the Osiris, part of The Animatrix short film colleciton.


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