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Rarity

Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Rarity with sound clips and images.
Franchise: My Little Pony

"Rarity" is the name shared by what are essentially two separate characters; the only trait shared between the two besides their name is the fact that they are both unicorns.

In the Generation 3 direct-to-video features, Rarity is a young and naive unicorn who is responsible for summoning the first rainbow of spring. In Friendship is Magic, Rarity is a fashion designer whose generosity is such that she does whatever it takes to make sure that her clients' orders are satisfactorily fulfilled, even if it may be to her own detriment.
Created by CatsTuxedo on Aug 14 2011
My Little Pony Crystal Princess: The Runaway Rainbow (2006)
Rarity the UnicornCathy Weseluck
Cathy Weseluck
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (2010)
RarityTabitha St Germain
Tabitha St Germain

EDITOR'S OPINION

Since these are two very different personalities we're dealing with, your opinion really comes down to which version of the character you prefer. So as for my opinion, let me just say that what I've seen of G3 Rarity really doesn't have a lot going for it beyond "young and naive", though Weseluck voices the part competently enough. Germain's performance, on the other hand, has infinitely more range in comparison, though it helps that this version of Rarity actually has a personality to work with. My vote's easily going with Germain here.

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Autovolt
said at 11:55 AM on Sun Mar 13 2016
 2 Shout Outs!
Tabitha St. Germain is just fabulous as Rarity. Her posh/English accent is simply divine and the performance and characterization is top notch. She really helped made Rarity my favourite pony on the show.

Kazumi Evans, she's not on here but her signing voice for Rarity is wonderful. Initially she didn't have the accent that Tabitha used so even though it was well sung Rarity's song, it was very noticeable it wasn't Tabitha, though in the more recent seasons she now uses the accent and sounds spot on! Phenomenal singing voice and voice match for Tabitha. I'm glad Kazumi is starting to get more major roles now.

Cathy Weseluck....oh the irony that FiM Spike voiced G3 Rarity. Sadly I really don't care for her rendition I'm afraid.

I don't have to question this one, Tabitha St. Germain gets my vote.
Jacob M. Keene
said at 11:07 PM on Sun Oct 25 2015
Cathy Weseluck's version does sound interesting, but my vote goes to Tabitha St. Germain.
BayleyRose
said at 7:42 PM on Thu Jul 9 2015
 1 Shout Out!
Just a question, but since Flutterguy's singing voice is part of the compare for him(her?), shouldn't Kazumi Evans be included here for Rarity?
Jacob M. Keene
said at 7:29 PM on Sat Jan 16 2016
@BayleyRose Yeah, good point.
starfoxwario
said at 12:15 PM on Sun May 10 2015
Ugh, tabitha's voice is so ANNOYING! I'll always prefer cathy.
HienFan
said at 7:26 AM on Fri Mar 6 2015
Cathy sounds so kawaii desu and not in a good way, I prefer Shana better
skeletonking1234
said at 1:21 PM on Fri Oct 10 2014
 1 Shout Out!
Cathy's voice is....ugh. As much as I love Cathy, this performance is just...ugh. Her high pitch and lisp make this sound incredibly annoying, and sometimes she sounds like Spike. 2/10

Tabitha, like many of the actresses for the mane 6, make this character all their own. Tabitha's accent and flamboyance just make this arguably one of the most entertaining of the mane 6 performances. 8.5/10
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 7:37 PM on Sat Oct 5 2013
 2 Shout Outs!
Funny how the new Spike was the old Rarity. XD But new Rarity wins out here.
Morec0
said at 8:45 PM on Sat Jan 18 2014
@Galactic_Cyrus Perhaps we see now the reason for his obsession?
ChloeKitten
said at 10:48 AM on Sun Mar 24 2013
Good point. The characters are very different Raritys
But I prefer Tabby's Rarity because I enjoy its personality and voice in general a little better
PreciousBunny12345
said at 8:33 AM on Mon Jan 21 2013
I vote for Tabitha.Cathy is really has a young voice T^T
Minty123
said at 8:05 PM on Sat Jun 2 2012
It's hard to judge them because they are so different, They both did a good job for their character's personality.
Blue Paratroopa
said at 2:01 PM on Mon May 28 2012
How could I NOT vote for my beloved Tabitha?
Applejerk
said at 11:26 PM on Wed Mar 28 2012
Cathy is good. Kinda funny how she got cast as Spike in the new series :P
Tabitha is just bursting with talent. She voices so many different characters, and so well!
maggiexawesomeness
said at 4:37 PM on Tue Mar 20 2012
Heck Rarity's old voice actor even sounds like a baby SPike
MaryKosmos
said at 11:36 AM on Wed Dec 21 2011
I've heard how Germain voice several characters on MLP, but I prefer Weseluck with this one. I just don't find FiM interesting nor cute at all.
Curt
said at 7:22 AM on Sun Aug 14 2011
I think it's interesting how Weseluck went on to voice Spike, of whom is in love with Rarity
SalaComMander
said at 2:31 PM on Sun Aug 14 2011
@Curt

It's awesome, isn't it? And Tabitha was also a previous voice actress in the MLP series.
Pandanimation9
said at 3:46 AM on Sat Sep 17 2011
@Curt It most certainly is awesome and she does better as Spike.
bettybunhead
said at 1:12 AM on Wed Mar 21 2012
@Curt I never thought about it but yeah it is!
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Who do you think has been the best from these Rarity voice actors?
Cathy Weseluck
Tabitha St Germain