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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Miss Valentine with sound clips and images.
Seems like forever since I last did a Voice Compare, but with a new year and still being the holiday season here's a holiday character, Miss Valentine!

Miss Valentine is an agent of Baroque Works and is partnered with Mr. 5 for various missions.

She is a devil fruit user of the Kilo Kilo Fruit which allows her to decrease and increase her weight from 1 kilogram (2.2 lbs) to 10,000 kilograms (22,000 lbs) without changing her body size.

With this dangerous ability she can crush her opponents to death with intense force and also escape situations by floating on the wind with an umbrella.

Miss Valentine usually doesn't take her work very seriously; often laughing at her opponents. She is a very confident person, enjoys tormenting her opponents but dislikes being ignored.

In the original English dub of the One Piece anime series by 4Kids Entertainment, Miss Valentine was voiced by Amy Palant.

When Funimation got the license for the One Piece anime series after 4Kids dropped it, Jamie Marchi voiced Miss Valentine in the uncut re-dubbed episodes.

*Chio Su Ping apparently voiced Miss Valentine in the Odex dub, but unfortunately I don't have a clip for her at the moment.

Created by Jackson_H on Sun Jan 2 2011, 20 Comments, Add Comment
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One Piece (2004)
Miss ValentineAmy Palant
Amy Palant
One Piece (2004)
Miss ValentineJamie Marchi
Jamie Marchi

EDITOR'S OPINION

I'm sure many Sonic fans know that Amy Palant at one point voiced Tails in various video games and the voice for Miss Valentine is pretty similar.

While some of you may think the voice is great, I personally think it's very unfitting for THIS character.

IMO Amy Palant's voice doesn't match Miss Valentine's personality, age or appearance very well.

However I'm sure if Amy Palant had a better script to work with (one that wasn't toned down for 4Kids' children target audience) she might've done better (voice direction could've affected the outcome too).

4Kids also made the strange decision to skip several episodes (an entire mini story arc) which reduced the episodes Miss Valentine appeared in.

I think Jamie Marchi did a much better job voicing this character, so my vote goes to her.


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TrueMyriad
said at 1:06 PM on Fri Jul 4 2014
Am I the only one who thinks that Amy Palant's Miss Valentine sounds exactly like Kate Higgins' Tails voice?
OldSchoolFTW
said at 3:08 PM on Thu Aug 22 2013
This one couldn't be more obvious in my eyes. Jamie Marchi completely nailed Miss Valentine's personality and her voice fit the character pretty well.

Amy Palant completely blew it. I mean, her voice doesn't fit the character at all. Again this goes back to bad vocal direction because I've seen what 4Kids could do at their best, and this is certainly not it. Amy made her sound too boyish and really it's a total miscast in every way imaginable.
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 12:57 PM on Sun Oct 6 2013
@OldSchoolFTW As said before, Amy Palant's Miss Valentine sounds like Kayzie Roger's Coby or even Erica Schroeder's Luffy. That is COMPLETELY wrong.
OldSchoolFTW
said at 11:15 AM on Mon Oct 7 2013
@Galactic_Cyrus
It sounds like Erica Schroeder's Luffy more than anything else, so I couldn't agree more with you. It's totally off base for Ms. Valentine.
PurpleWarrior13
said at 8:06 PM on Sun Jun 16 2013
 3 Shout Outs! [?]
Now that I think about it, I don't like Amy Palant at all. Can you imagine a more unfitting voice for this character? It was way too masculine, and very, very bizarre to listen to (like I said earlier, she actually sounded more like a boy as this character than Tails, who I always thought sounded too feminine with her voice).

Jamie Marchi was perfect for this role every way.
Mrguy22594
said at 11:17 AM on Sun Jun 23 2013
@PurpleWarrior13 I hear ya, Amy Palant actually voiced Shaymin in the 11th Pokemon movie which when I realized who it was I started to cringe just hearing her voice. She was bad as Tails and she's bad here.
MatthewC17
said at 11:35 PM on Fri Apr 26 2013
Amy would have been better off voicing either Luffy or Coby
Edork42
said at 4:07 AM on Wed Oct 31 2012
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If Amy's voice was this boyish when she was playing Tails I probably wouldn't have hated her so much. But hearing it on Valentine, a woman, is really freaking annoying. I'm gonna go Jaime for sure.
Gekko_Amario
said at 2:55 PM on Tue Sep 11 2012
 4 Shout Outs! [?]
WoW! why does 4kids choose poor voice actors. i din't like amy. It's like they don't have souls.
Jetman2021
said at 10:00 AM on Thu Oct 25 2012
@Gekko_Amario 4Kids were not bad voice actors, in fact I suggest watching the dub for Berserk. The biggest misconception of 4Kids was that they had bad acting when it was just bad direction and GOD AWFUL localization.
OldSchoolFTW
said at 3:05 PM on Thu Aug 22 2013
@Jetman2021
I actually disagree on the vocal direction. I've seen the 4Kids actors pull off GREAT performances in some 4Kids dubs, actually. It depends on the voice director to be honest.

As for localization...well, that depends what 4Kids dub we're talking about in my eyes. Sometimes it worked, and other times it didn't. Not that I liked the idea of "Americanization" myself, but sometimes they had to make edits to comply with the FCC's standards. Stupid, but it wasn't all their fault.
MatthewC17
said at 3:14 AM on Sat Jul 7 2012
 2 Shout Outs! [?]
1. Jamie Marchi - She sounds more natural and fits the character better
2. Amy Palant - She sounds like a young boy I'd say she almost sounds like Tara Strong doing Timmy
Maron
said at 9:09 AM on Mon Apr 30 2012
 6 Shout Outs! [?]
Wow, Palant's Valentine voice is a better boy's voice than her Tails was!
Fulgore2005
said at 6:10 PM on Fri May 11 2012
@Maron I'm pretty it would have made a great Luffy too.
Kris1Otaku
said at 12:26 AM on Tue Apr 17 2012
 1 Shout Out! [?]
Marchi nailed it. Palant's read sounded a like she was trying to voice a young boy. (yup. same conclusion as everyone else)
SmartyBoyboy
said at 9:06 AM on Tue Feb 28 2012
 2 Shout Outs! [?]
Jamie Marchi wins, hands down.

Amy Palant's take sounds far too boyish. (That's right! I said "BOYISH!")
AMT
said at 7:31 PM on Tue Feb 8 2011
Wow, who says Amy Palant sounds too much like a girl! At least we know her Tails could sound even better than before! That tails voice is perfect! But I have to give this to Jamie. Her voice indeed fit the character better by just appearance alone.
PurpleWarrior13
said at 3:11 AM on Tue Nov 8 2011
@AMT Yeah it's strange... but Amy Palant actually sounded MORE like a boy as Ms. Valentine than as Tails!
purplewarrior (Guest)
said at 5:39 PM on Sun Jan 2 2011
Both voices had their pros, but yeah Jaime Marchi is definitely the better choice for the role here.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:01 AM on Sun Jan 2 2011
 3 Shout Outs! [?]
I agree that Tails' voice is highly unfitting for Miss Valentine. Jamie Marchi, on the other hand, is a perfect fit.


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