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Karen Strassman is an American voice actress and actress. She is the current official voice actress for Rouge the Bat.
She is well known for voicing many characters in many anime shows, including Soifon and Momo Hinamori in Bleach, Rider in Fate/Stay Night, Kallen Stadtfeld-Kozuki in Code Geass, Fasalina in GUNxSWORD, Mahiro Muto in Buso Renkin, Fantine Valjean in IGPX. She also does voices for other video games, including Aigis in Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES and Nanako Dojima and Izanami-no-Okami in Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4, and Carmilla in Castlevania: Judgment.
Her performance has received mixed reviews. Many fans praise her voice as being sexy, and higher-pitched like Rouge's previous voice actress, Lani Minella. However, some fans have felt that she makes Rouge sound and act too promiscuous and girly.
- Strassman has lent her voice in Mortal Kombat 9 voicing Kitana and Mileena, in which she worked with Lani Minella.