Michele Knotz is an American voice actress, who joined the Pokémon series in Season 9 when The Pokémon Company International (TPCi) took over. In the series, she currently voices Jessie (succeeding Rachael Lillis) after Season 8 as well as May and Misty. In Seasons 9 and 10, she was credited mistakenly with two L's in her name (Michelle Knotz), but in Season 11 onward, she was properly credited with the correct spelling.




Non Pokémon series

  • Hajime Yagi (World of Narue)
  • Rozalie, Cindy, Fairy (The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye)
  • Tomoe, Airi (Queen's Blade)
  • Chika Ogiue (Genshiken OVA)
  • Shiryuu Chou'un (Ikki Tousen: Dragon Destiny)
  • Athena Glory (Aria: The Animation)
  • Koyuki Asagiri (Kujibiki Unbalance)
  • Queen (Rio: Rainbow Gate)
  • Akira Sakamoto (Holy Knight)
  • Kindarspirit, System Voice (TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise)
  • Carina (One Piece Film: Gold)

Video Games

  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Pokémon Trainer, Squirtle, Piplup, Torchic, Manaphy, Jirachi and Gardevoir
  • PokePark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure - Piplup, Squirtle, Jirachi, Chikorita, Bulbasaur, Latios, Latias, Torchic, Bidoof, Oddish, Psyduck, Mudkip, Kirlia, Sneasel, Prinplup, Drifloon and Manaphy
  • PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond - Piplup, Snivy, Cottonee, Minccino, Woobat, Swoobat, Petilil, Klink, Klang, Klinklang, and many others
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / Nintendo 3DS - Gardevoir, Snivy
  • Street Fighter X Tekken - Alisa Bosconovitch, Roll
  • Heathcliff: The Fast and the Furriest - various characters
  • Castle Dracula: The Video Game - Grace
  • The Guided Fate Paradox - Lilliel Saotome
  • Captain Sabertooth - Sirikit
  • Gangstar Vegas - Lucky
  • Smite - Mummified Izanami, The Sparrow Nike
  • Modern Combat 5; Blackout - Miku Kobo
  • Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs' - Signy


  • She is the winner of the 2003 Anime Idol contest at the Big Apple Anime Fest convention.
    • Hilary Thomas was second place at the Anime Idol contest held at Anime Central the May prior.
  • Her first name is often misspelled as Michelle, as seen above.


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