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What's the matter with his voice? Everybody hates his voice...well...almost everybody. I think he's great. Yeah, some of his statements sounded a little awkward, but...he's not a bad actor is he??? What's the problem with his voice??? S.H. 07:50 PM, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

He tries too hard and his voice just doesn't quite fit in. It's like he's trying to be more Jaleel white than that of Ryan Drummond who was still willing to voice for Sonic but Sega thought 4Kids were cheaper.--Mystic Monkey 15:15, 11 March 2009 (UTC)

Well, yeah. I hated Jaleel White's voice, but I'm not sure Jason tries that hard. Ryan Drummond was a good voice actor though. And I definitely like the voice for Amy Rose better now than earlier, back in Sonic Adventure through Sonic Heroes! --S.H. 18:01, 11 March 2009 (UTC)

Another problem (though possibly also bad scripting of the game) Jason's vopice just doesn't go with Sonic and the Black Knight. Next to Merlina it really ruins the air of tradition and mystery.--Mystic Monkey 14:51, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

Really? I don't think so! --S.H. 18:39, 12 March 2009 (UTC)

HALLOWEEN ALL YEAR ROUND!!!--Mystic Monkey 19:41, 12 March 2009 (UTC) :D

what???????? i don't get it. is it because you said tradition? i'm sorry. i'm still young. --S.H. 01:06, 13 March 2009 (UTC)

Once you get Black Knight, you'll understand.--Mystic Monkey 01:11, 13 March 2009 (UTC)

if i ever do. i don't have a wii. --S.H. 02:06, 13 March 2009 (UTC)

Jason Griffith does an okay job voicing Sonic. He's done better in Sonic and the Black Knight but that doesn't make up for the fact that he sucked in Sonic X. Now for my opinion on how he does Shadow's voice. This might all shock you but i liked how mr. griffith made Shadzy sound in Shadow the Hedgehog, really i do. But nowadays hes trying too hard to sound like Shadow. Because at one point in STBK have had to switch the voices to japanese, now that is bad. Everyone else does a good job except tails' voice sux. Amy's voice is perfect.--Kit the Cat

i dnt hav that game! yet... but wen i do i will play it non-stop till i pass it...btw kit's right wen it comes 2 the shadow game! Dawn the Hedgehog 05:53, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Yes, yes i am... now give me a cookie.--Kit the Cat

Well, In my opinion, Griffith didn't do a bad job as Sonic in Sonic X, and believe me, I haven't seen much episodes, I've seen like one or two, and not even complete, but he's ok. In the games... that's a different story. I hate how Sonic sounds now a days. He just doesn't have the same spark as he did with Ryan Drummond voicing him. Along with a lot of other characters (Tails (mostly), Amy (yes, Amy, she used to sound better), Knuckles (not that bad as Dan Green, but I'm waiting for him to say "Dark Magic Attack!) and Eggman (A little)). But as Shadow, perfect job. Nahum the Moonhog 20:50, 12 June 2009 (UTC)

I agree. Sonic = No. Shadow = Yes.--Mystic Monkey 01:06, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

Well I for one think that Jason Griffith is AWSOME when it comes to Sonic's voice!!! I admit Ryan Drummond sounded a little good after the english slang murdering game Sonic Adventure DX ("Hey you bucket of bolts, let Amy go or I'll SQUASH ya!" Squash ya? Seriesously? He's Sonic the Hedgehog not The Increadible Hulk!) and his voice did introduce Sonic's and Shadow's rivalry very well when Eggman stoped saying the same line over and over again in Sonic Adventure 2 Battle ("What!? I can't believe this!!!" Yes Eggman, belive it. Your anoying!), but Sonic X is the first Sonic thing I ever saw and thanks to that I'm into the games, and since Jason Griffith is the first Sonic voice actor I've ever heard, so you can obviously asume that I'm more used to his voice when Sonic taunts someone ("Your too slow!" LOL, I could listen to that all day!), so, I like his voice better!!!!! Now don't get me wrong, I think Jareel White is a great and funny actor, but so far I've only seen and heard him as Steve Urckel from Family Matters and I rarely hear his real voice so I just can't imagine Sonic's voice all high and squeaky like without having nightmares (and Sonic X is more closer to the game stories than the other shows are so I don't even dare to think about seeing them). I grew up with hearing Jason's voice come from Sonic's mouth and I enjoy the rest of the 4Kids! cast as well (although I was a bit confused when they switched Vector's voice after his first episode) and come on, almost everyone in the world agrees that Shadow's voice sounds awsome now, am I right??!! (Audience cheers) Also Knuckles sounds very manly with his current voice actor, still... "Dark Magician, Dark Magic Attack!!!" ROL!! Ha, YU-GI-OH! Anyways, everyone's voices sound good the way they are and they should never change in any way at all, what so ever! Wow my comments are very long. ... Jason Griffith Rules!!!--Sonic the Hedgehog! 20:48, 17 June 2009

I thought mine were. Any way, I'm glad you liked the joke about Dan Green, haha, But I agree, Jaleel White was a halarious voice, I loved it. But not Griffith, I don't hate it, it just doesn't have the same spark (as I've mentioned) as Ryan. Nahum the Moonhog 16:37, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

Oh well, I guess it just depends on who you heard first and who your used to hearing. But you got to admit, they could have done a little improvment in the script because if the actors can't be blamed, then it's the writters. One more thing, is it "Jareel" White or "Jaleel" White?--Sonic the Hedgehog! 01:10, 20 June 2009

I keep reading "Jaleel", but anyway. You might be right, there are millions of examples of liking the first voices, because you're used to them. And I nevr did think of the writers posibility...Nahum the Moonhog 20:21, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

I still prefer Ryan Drummond for Sonics voice over Jason, others than loving the role of Sonic. Ryan seems to keep it at a casual tone during Sonic's Adventure years which makes him suited for most situations as well as Sonic's own cool attitude. Jason gives a silly sort of tone that makes Sonic seems not to take things serious enough, even when angry. Sure Sonic tends to go straight into the action but his voice makes him seem rather clown like. I say Ryan Drummond for Sonic while Jason Anthony Griffith for Shadow.--Mystic Monkey 15:46, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

Yes! Finally, someone agrees with me! I think Mr. Jason is a great voice actor! He suits the role of Sonic perfectly! Sonic actually sounds cocky yet calm, impatient yet relaxed. Sonic & Scrab Master

I Love it when Jason ANthony Griffith does it. His voice is great for Sonic's personality!-Sharna here! Chat! Sonarna! 02:11, November 15, 2009 (UTC)

Conclusion

Ok, another forum that closes, due to a conclusion: Drummond= Sonic Griffith= Shadow Nahum the Moonhog 19:34, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

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