Monica Rial

Monica Rial

Date Of Birth: Oct 5, 1975
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA

Popularity: 11th All Time, 19th This Week

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said at 9:20 AM on Fri Oct 7 2016
 1 Shout Out!
Happy belated birthday to Monica, Funimation and Sentai's answer to Wendee Lee!
Jared Delgado
said at 11:18 AM on Fri Oct 7 2016
@PersonaFan007 Darn right it is.
said at 6:46 PM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Happy Birthday Monica, you are a wonderful voice actor. Hope to hear you voice many more characters.
said at 6:43 PM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Once again, happy birthday, Monica.
said at 5:35 PM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Happy Birthday!!!
said at 10:41 AM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Happy 41st Birthday.
Shaun Ince
said at 9:37 AM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Happy Birthday Monica Rial. One of the best talent that FUNimation & Sentai has to offer.
said at 7:43 AM on Wed Oct 5 2016
My Top 10 Favorite Voices of Monica Rial (Update #1):

1) Konoka Konoe/Student #13 (Negima!?)
2) Mirajane Strauss (Fairy Tail)
3) Tsubaki Nakatsukasa (Soul Eater)
4) Tsuyu Asui (My Hero Academia)
5) Renge Houshakuji (Ouran High School Host Club)
6) Moa (Show By Rock!!)
7) Yona (Yona of the Dawn)
8) Kaede Kayano (Assasination Classroom)
9) Iori Nagase (Kokoro Connect)
10) Mitsuki Nase (Beyond the Boundary)
said at 7:34 AM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Happy Birthday Monica Rial! 2x The Great Impact! Both you & Clint Bickham have the Same Birthday. No Wonder I think of you as a Team! Good Luck!
said at 7:25 AM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Happy Birthday Monica Rial!
said at 5:11 AM on Wed Oct 5 2016
Happy Birthday, Monica Rial! More often than not, I end up stumbling upon performances from her I find myself enjoying overall. Her distinctively high-pitched voice is bound to not be for everyone out there - and sometimes it *can* prove to be a tad shrill - though Rial's a totally recognizable, charming presence nonetheless. So far my favorite Monica Rial roles consist of Tsubaki Nakatsukasa, Nekomi Nabeshima, Chane Laforet, Shiro, Tomoko Kuroki, May Chang, Stocking, Princess Hyatt, Tsuyu Asui, Lyra, DOGO, Momoko Koigakubo, Mei Misaki, Sonic Speed Monkey, Venerana Gremory, Yu Kashima, and Yamoto Koki. While I still think her casting as Anna Nishikinomiya was a totally predictable choice that people could've seen from a mile away, I'm still looking forward to her rendition of the character.
said at 11:55 AM on Fri Sep 23 2016
One of my top favorite female dubbed va's from funimation my top 12. favorite roles by her

1. Michiko Malandro (Michiko & Hatchin)
2. Tsubaki (Soul Eater)
3. Ema Guzmán (Garo The Animation
4. Stocking (Panty & Stocking)
5. Tsuyu Asui (My Hero Acadamia)
6. YÅ«ko Amasawa (Denno Coil)
7. Minamo "Nyamo" Kurosawa (Azumanga Daioh)
8. Mayaya (Princess Jellyfish)
9. Okoi (Basilisk)
10. Luca (Bodacious Space Pirates)
11. Iori Nagase (Kokoro Connect)
12. Chane Laforet (Baccano!)
said at 12:52 AM on Mon Aug 22 2016
I adore Monica's voice! I love her creepy voices and her evil laugh. She's a big inspiration to me right now when I practice voice-over. If and when I start doing voice-over professionally. I would love to voice the type of characters she does.
said at 11:54 PM on Sun Jun 12 2016
Just finished the Nozaki-kun dub. Her Kashima (along with Julianne Bonasso's Seo) was a laugh riot; you could tell she was having a lot of fun in the booth.
said at 7:05 PM on Sat Jun 11 2016
 4 Shout Outs!
She has a new website she just launched

Check it out :)
said at 7:46 PM on Sat Jun 11 2016

I just checked out the website, and it is awesome. :-)
said at 10:08 PM on Sun Jun 12 2016
@MegaMike1990 She worked really hard on it :) I am working on getting BTVA to add the link to this page :)
said at 8:46 PM on Mon May 30 2016
Monica Rial is my main inspiration for wanting to become a VA. She's so talented, sweet, hilarious, and overall just a vibrant person. I have seen her voice mature into over 300 breathtaking roles. I love her in the comedic titles or the gory, creepy titles, it doesn't matter. Hopefully, one day I can be as amazing as her. She is the voice acting queen, after all!
said at 11:27 AM on Fri May 13 2016
Everytime I watch Yu Yu Hakusho, Game Master always makes me tear up...
said at 8:45 AM on Fri Apr 8 2016
I Love Monica Rial she is the best Actress i have ever seen my favorite roles by her not in order
1. MiraJane (Fairy Tail)
2. Mey-Rin (Black Butler)
3.Haruko Amaya (Maken Ki)
4. Tsubaki (Soul Eater)
5.Yaya Sasame (HaNaYaMaTa)
6. Navi (Dragonar Academy)
7.Hikari Hanazono (Special A)
8.Asa Shigure (shuffle)
said at 7:47 PM on Sun Jan 31 2016
 1 Shout Out!
She was amazing as Chitaru Namatame in Riddle Story of Devil!
Joel the Pokekid
said at 4:40 PM on Wed Jan 20 2016
My favorite rolls by her(not in any order):
May Chang(FMAB)
Ms. Shizuka(HotD)
Mirajane Strauss(Fairy Tail)
Stocking Anarchy(Panty and Stocking w/ Garterbelt)
Tsubaki(Soul Eater)
said at 2:46 PM on Sun Nov 1 2015
 2 Shout Outs!
Monica Rial is a talented voice actress for the part she is typecast for; e.g., the possibly ditzy stuck-up girl or the cute innocent pushy girl. Though she is talented, her voice is SO prevalent in modern dubs that it just takes me completely out of the story any time I hear her. I immediately either stop watching the series or switch to the sub. I wish it weren't so, because like I said, she's very talented, but when it's the same voice almost every time, it takes you completely out of the immersion. Glad she's finding work, but... Try to vary it a little bit? Please?
said at 2:11 PM on Mon Oct 5 2015
 4 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday Monica Rial!

I swear she's been in like every dub ever made in Texas. XD I mean Holy Crap! and right now it doesn't seem like she'll be stopping any time soon. I'll admit she is way overused but does that mean she's a bad VA, not really but I do feel a times her voice is a bit too shrill and can be a poor fit for certain roles. I think one of the major roles that truly stands out of hers was as Lyra/Dante in the 2003 FMA series....such a massive playing against type role there for her and one of her first major FUNimation roles too.

with that said I also loved her performances as Bulma, Tsubaki Nakatsukasa, May Chang, Index, Mirajane Strauss, Miya Asama, Kyoko Tokiwa, Chane Laforet, Mayaya, Daedalus, Himemiko, Renge Houshakuji, Yumi Jinnouchi, Venerana Gremory, Seer and Sonic Speed Monkey.

At some point i'll have to give Michiko & Hatchin a watch in the future, I really want to hear more of her lower register, it's a shame she doesn't get to use it more often. It's quite nice to listen to.
said at 4:16 AM on Wed Oct 5 2016
It's great that Monica has been able to massively play against type this past year as Yu Kashima in the Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun dub.

I mean it's a treat hearing her get to use her rarely used lower registry but to have her play a very princely lady was great. She was so charming yet so dorky at the same time. I loved how the dub mirrored the casting of Mai Nakahara who is often cast in cute girls roles having her go way lower and playing a bifauxnen.

This is definitely one of my favourite performances of hers.

I also really loved her performance as Tsuyu Asui in My Hero Academia. I just had a feeling she would get cast, and as much as this was too predictable of a casting choice, she proved to be quite effective in the role. I like the frog sound she does for Tsuyu. She does this character justice. I hope to hear more of her in the role in the upcoming second season season.

Happy Birthday Monica Rial!
said at 12:52 PM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy Birthday Monica Rial!
said at 12:05 PM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy birthday to a modern day great. No need for me to list roles I have liked. An inspirational actress for both men and women.
said at 11:54 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy Birthday, Monica! One of best voice actress.
said at 11:47 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy Birthday to Monica Rial! She's done a phenomenal job!
said at 9:44 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
My Top 10 Favorite Voices of Monica Rial

1) Houki Shinonono (Infinite Stratos)
2) Konoka Konoe/Student #13 (Negima!?)
3) Mirajane Strauss (Fairy Tail)
4) Tsubaki Nakatsukasa (Soul Eater)
5) Renge Houshakuji (Ouran High School Host Club)
6) Bulma (Dragon Ball series)
7) Index (A Certain Magical Index)
8) Yukari Sendo (Rosario + Vampire)
9) Lumiere (Kiddy Grade)
10) Kazumi Asakura/Student #03 (Negima!?)
said at 9:34 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy Birthday Monica Rial! Finally a Big 4-0 & still a Voice Acting Legend! You're the Best Voice Actress FUNimation & Sentai Filmworks has ever had.
said at 6:38 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy Birthday Monica Rial. Only someone with your talent can be in over 300 shows and you have the most adorable voice I've ever heard. I don't have enough roles to list on how incredible you are so I'll stick to my favorites, Rize, Momoka, Mey-Rin, May Chang, Bulma, Panty, Tsunami, Shiro, Mirajane, & Index. Your an incredible voice actor and I hope you can continue to grace us with your voice in the future.
said at 6:39 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
@TheAdapter oops I meant Stocking not panty, F me
said at 5:26 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy Birthday Monica!
I have enjoyed so many of your roles such as Tsbaki, Kaede Kyano, Index, Houki Shinonono, Maria Akizuki, Tamaki Irei, Haruko Amaya, Haruka ****ow & others!
I hope you get more roles in the years to come & will continue enjoying them!
said at 5:08 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy Birthday Monica, you rock as Bulma!
said at 3:05 AM on Mon Oct 5 2015
Happy birthday, Monica.
said at 9:24 PM on Sun Jul 26 2015
 1 Shout Out!
I just saw her name in the credits of the latest episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
said at 3:05 AM on Fri May 1 2015
 2 Shout Outs!
Absolutely masterful as Lyra/Dante in FMA. She conveyed the character's egomania and misanthropy with such finesse that it remains my all time favorite role from her. It's a shame she rarely gets to use her lower register.
said at 1:07 AM on Sun Apr 26 2015
Your my favorite voice actress. Your voice is literally perfect for every character you do. My favorite character you've done is Mei Misaki. Your amazing.
said at 8:28 PM on Sun Oct 5 2014
Happy Birthday Monica Rial, voice of Stocking,Haruko,Babu,Bulma,Shiro,Mey-Rin,Mirajane Strauss,May Chang,Amy Yeager, and Momoka.
Jared Delgado
said at 4:13 AM on Sun Oct 5 2014
Happy Birhtday, Monica. Awesome jb as Tsubaki, Houki, May Chang and Index.
said at 11:15 PM on Sat Sep 13 2014
So...she's been cast as Tomoko from Watamote, interesting.
said at 9:31 PM on Tue Jul 15 2014
You are undoubtedly one of the best actresses in Funimation, Monica. Your voice is extremely adorable, keep up the excellent work! :]
said at 3:37 PM on Thu Nov 21 2013
Among my favourite voice actresses. Great skill and professionalism, especially with her vocal type. First role to make really take note was Haruka ****ow from Rahxephon, which I hear she speaks fondly of. She's someone I really would like to hear in prelay recorded animation with an ensemble cast. I believe it would make her an even better actress.
said at 10:53 PM on Fri Nov 29 2013
@akersaotome The Sc---horpe Problem strikes again.
said at 2:11 AM on Sat Nov 30 2013

Its my first time encountering BTVA's filtering. Better be careful with certain names.
Heartfilia Mage 721
said at 4:44 PM on Sat Oct 5 2013
Happy Birthday Monica!
said at 4:38 PM on Sat Oct 5 2013
 2 Shout Outs!
Happy birthday Monica! You're my idol, as well as Cherami Leigh. Please, have a lovely birthday! And don't get drunk on tequila...
Madness Abe
said at 11:55 AM on Sat Oct 5 2013
Happy Birthday, Monica!
said at 10:17 AM on Sat Oct 5 2013
Happy Birthday, Monica! :)
Honestly, I love how she puts a lot of energy into each of her roles.
Great job as

Houki Shinonono (Infinite Stratos)
Mirajane Strauss (Fairy Tail)
Karuta Roromiya (Inu x Boku Secret Service)
Bulma (DBZ Kai)
Miya Asama (Sekirei)
Tsubaki Nakatsukasa (Soul Eater)
May Chang (FMA: Brotherhood)
Sakura (Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle)
said at 7:28 AM on Wed Sep 11 2013
I do not think anyone else could play Michiko the way she did.
said at 2:27 PM on Sun May 19 2013
Monica Rial is one of my favorite Funimation Voice Actresses here are some of my favorite roles of her

Sakura (Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle)
Bulma (Dragon Ball Z Kai)
May Chang (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)
Tsubaki Nakatsukasa (Soul Eater)
Karoo (One Piece)
Mey-Rin (Black Butler)
Jo (Burst Angel)
Miya Asama (Sekirei)
Mirajane Strauss (Fairy Tail)
Renge Houshakuji (Ouran High School Host Club)
said at 8:39 PM on Thu Nov 15 2012
She does great as May Chang.
said at 4:05 PM on Sat Aug 4 2012
she does a great job!
said at 1:00 AM on Thu Jul 19 2012
Mina Tepes was such a perfect role for her and what got me into really wanting to know more about english voice actors
said at 4:44 AM on Thu Jun 7 2012
Momoka is her perfect role IMO! There is *NOBODY* else who could pull that off!
said at 9:21 PM on Sun Apr 1 2012
I hear a lot of people criticize her, but I never understood why. She does a great job as Minamo in Azumanga Daioh and her role as Momoka is pretty good too. I haven't heard much of it, but she also seems to do a good job for Bulma. I guess it's because she goes over-the-top a lot, but I never found her annoying.
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said at 7:05 PM on Thu Dec 29 2011
Monica definitely has a very recognizable voice and has lots of energy.

Miya (Sekirei) is a role of hers I'm a fan of.

I also really liked her voice for Amy in Case Closed (I really miss watching that show in English)
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Who's your favorite Monica Rial role? *
Tsubaki Nakatsukasa
11.9% (43 votes)
10.6% (38 votes)
Mirajane Strauss
8.6% (31 votes)
5.6% (20 votes)
5.3% (19 votes)
4.7% (17 votes)
Renge Houshakuji
3.3% (12 votes)
Mei Misaki
2.5% (9 votes)
2.5% (9 votes)
Houki Shinonono
2.2% (8 votes)
May Chang
2.2% (8 votes)
Asa Shigure
2.2% (8 votes)
Michiko Malandro
1.9% (7 votes)
1.9% (7 votes)
Ringo Akai
1.4% (5 votes)
Tomoko Kuroki
1.4% (5 votes)
Yukari Sendo
1.4% (5 votes)
Momoka Nishizawa
1.4% (5 votes)
Mina Tepes
1.1% (4 votes)
Krul Tepes
1.1% (4 votes)
Karuta Roromiya
1.1% (4 votes)
Kaede Kayano
1.1% (4 votes)
0.8% (3 votes)
Sayaka Maizono
0.8% (3 votes)
Kirika Yumura
0.8% (3 votes)
0.8% (3 votes)
0.8% (3 votes)
0.8% (3 votes)
Aoi Futaba
0.8% (3 votes)
Mio Isurugi
0.8% (3 votes)
Miya Asama
0.8% (3 votes)
0.8% (3 votes)
0.8% (3 votes)
Rize Kamishiro
0.6% (2 votes)
Shizuka Marikawa
0.6% (2 votes)
Erica Blandelli
0.6% (2 votes)
Momoko Koigakubo
0.6% (2 votes)
Hazuki / Luna
0.6% (2 votes)
Himari Takakura
0.6% (2 votes)
Haruko Amaya
0.6% (2 votes)
Misaki Ayuzawa
0.6% (2 votes)
Felli Loss
0.6% (2 votes)
Chitaru Namatame
0.6% (2 votes)
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Konoe Tsuruma
0.3% (1 vote)
Kurau Amami
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Konoka Konoe / Student Number 13
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Uzal Delilah
0.3% (1 vote)
Chane Laforet
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Mika Tsuwabuki
0.3% (1 vote)
Asami Oikawa
0.3% (1 vote)
Amy Yeager
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Maya Ibuki
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Misa Hayase
0.3% (1 vote)
Hikari Hanazono
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Maki the Conch
0.3% (1 vote)
Misuzu Kamio
0.3% (1 vote)
Chihiro Shindou
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Haruka Shitow
0.3% (1 vote)
Milano Entolasia (2)
0.3% (1 vote)
Chris Barkhorn
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Kyoko Tokiwa
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
England (Female)
0.3% (1 vote)
Kyoko Kirisaki
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
Nekomi Nabeshima
0.3% (1 vote)
0.3% (1 vote)
360 Total Votes
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