Sonny Strait


Don “Sonny” Strait (born June 28, 1965 in Kaufman, Texas) is an American voice actor who works for anime series of Funimation Entertainment. He has provided voices for a number of characters in English language versions of Japanese anime films.

Strait is probably best known as the voice of the teen version of Krillin in Dragon Ball, Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, Ragnarok in Soul Eater, and Usopp in One Piece.

He and his friend William (Bill) Foster made a comic called Muff Dyver and the Sex Gophers From Hell and, after being noticed by some local celebrities in the small college town Denton, Texas, they went on to make more such as The Atomic Punk and Mr. Average.

Besides his voice acting career, Strait has also penciled several comic strips as well as two stories for the Elfquest series.

Strait was formerly under contract to publish a manga titled We Shadows with Tokyopop. The first volume debuted in August 2007 and was nominated shortly after for YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens list in 2008.

His most recent work is an online comic, Car Bombs. He and his wife also sing in a cover band called White Girl as well as another band called Chin’s Mojo.

Sonny has also started wearing a modernized kilt made by Celtic Arrow Custom Kilts, that one of his fans had custom made for him. When his measurements were taken he was told, he literally has no butt.

He was also the original voice of TOM on Cartoon Network’s Toonami.

Sonny also makes multiple appearances at Anime conventions every year as a featured industry guest.

His current ventures are being contracted to write a biography called “Line of Beauty; The Art of Wendy Pini”.