Jason Griffith (also known as J. Griff, Adam Caroleson or DJ Tanner) is an American actor and voice actor in the Pokémon Anime series who provides the voice of Cilan. 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.




Non-Pokémon series

  • Sonic the Hedgehog, Shadow the Hedgehog (Sonic X)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog, Shadow the Hedgehog, and Jet the Hawk (Sonic the Hedgehog (video game series.) (2005-2010) 
  • Caswell, Nistro (Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL)
  • Reed Pepper, Iggy Arlo (Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V)
  • 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)
  • Usopp (One Piece - 4Kids dub)
  • Tatsuha Uesugi (Gravitation)
  • Bevil (Neverwinter Nights 2)
  • Hammet, Jack the Watchman (Alone in the Dark)
  • Ryota (The Machine Girl)
  • Keita Ibuki (Kurokami: The Animation)
  • Hiroshi Sakuragi (Shira Oka: Second Chances)
  • Tony Stark (Iron Man: Extremis)
  • Toto (Animals United)
  • Jin Kanzaki (Zetman)
  • Vehaan/Shaktimaan (Shaktimaan Animated)
  • Joe Shimamura/Cyborg 009 (009 Re: Cyborg)
  • Mr. Saito (Psychic School Wars)
  • Alex Hawk (Modern Combat 5: Blackout)
  • Malcor (Dungeon Hunter 5)
  • Mucha (Mazinger Z: Infinity)
  • Masurao (FLCL Progressive)
  • 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 voice actors after 4Kids lost the dubbing rights to Pokémon when season 9 of the dub started, but he later returned to voice Hamilton in 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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