Jason Griffith (also known as J. Griff, Adam Caroleson or DJ Tanner) is an American voice actor in the Pokémon Anime series who is currently providing the voice of Cilan in the Black & White series. He also provided the voices of Looker, Brawly and many other characters in the series. He is best known outside of Pokémon as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog and Shadow the Hedgehog in Sonic X and in the games from 2005 to 2010.

Pokémon Roles



Non-Pokémon Roles

  • Sonic the Hedgehog, Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic x)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog, Shadow the Hedgehog and Jet the Hawk (Sonic the Hedgehog (series.) (2005-2010) 
  • Caswell, Nistro (Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL)
  • Primo, Aporia, Bruno, The Ghost (Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's)
  • Atticus Rhodes (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX)
  • Lord Darkar (Winx Club (4kids adaptation))
  • Tom Majors/Major Tom (Chaotic)
  • Sulfus (Angel's Friends)
  • Dragon Assault Squad member (Tai Chi Chasers)
  • Announcer for Nintendo 3DSXL and New Super Mario Bros. 2 commercials.


  • Jason was the only 4kids VA not involved with the Original Yu-Gi-Oh! series.
  • In the Pokémon series he went on hiatus with the other 4kids va's after 4kids lost the dubbing rights to Pokémon when season 9 started, but he later returned to voice Hamilton in DP082: Cream of the Croagunk Crop! and later became part of the new cast as Cilan.
  • Jason is best known for his work with SEGA as the voice of Sonic the Hedgehog until 2010, he also provided the voices of Shadow the Hedgehog and Jet the Hawk until 2010 when the cast got replaced.

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