Sarah Natochenny is an American actress, voice actress, film editor and fashion model who has been the current voice of Ash Ketchum since Season 9. Natochenny joined the Pokémon anime were she took over the role for Ash's previous vocie actress, Veronica Taylor. She starting voicing Ash in the Mirage Special where she dubbed over Kayzie Rogers's original voice dub as Ash who originally voiced him in the film. She has also provided voices for other characters in the franchise as well.





Non-Pokémon series

  • Stephanie (Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's)
  • Ming (Rupert The Bear)
  • Twinkle Starglitter (Super 4)
  • Vera (Camp Camp)

Video games

  • PokePark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure - Starly, Staravia, Staraptor, Shinx, Luxray, Buneary, Lopunny, Misdreavus, Mismagius
  • PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond - Buneary, Lopunny
  • Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 - Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Rises - Several Characters
  • Bullet Witch - Alicia


  • Sarah met Ash's previous voice actress, Veronica Taylor, during a recording session of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's when recording the voices of Carly Carmine and Stephanie respectively.
  • She has stated her favorite Pokémon to perform is Dawn's Buneary.
  • Her favorite Pokémon are Pikachu and Mew.
  • Natochenny has stated that she had been a fan of the series ever since she was a child, and praised Veronica Taylor for her portrayal of Ash.