Sonny Strait is an American voice actor, ADR director, and writer, known for his work on a number of English versions of Japanese anime series and as an illustrator for the independently published comic book series Elfquest.
Strait began voicing Krillin in the English dub version of Dragon Ball for Funimation in 1999. He has since consistently voiced the kid, teen and adult incarnations of Krillin in every anime series produced to date (Dragon Ball, Z, GT, Kai, and Super) and numerous of animated movies and video game adaptations, as well as other characters such as Bardock.
Besides voicing Krillin in Dragon Ball, Strait has worked on many popular animated characters including Usopp in One Piece, Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, Augustus Kira Clover XIII in Black Clover, and Cartoon Network’s laid back, robot host Toonami TOM, until the T.I.E., The Intruder, when he was replaced by Steve Blum. He has also worked as a writer and director on several TV series including Dragon Ball Z, Case Closed, and Lupin the Third.
As a comic book artist, Strait has 17 published works to date. Strait’s self-published debut work, Mr. Average, was featured in The Comics Journal and Elfquest.
In 2007, he wrote and illustrated a graphic novel about reluctant punk rock, faerie princess named Goat. The book, called We Shadows, was published by Tokyopop and was nominated by The American Library Association for Best Graphic Novel in 2008. The book received glowing reviews in many trade magazines including Publishers Weekly, Newtype, Play and Anime Insider.
In 2009, Strait voiced the titular character in the Xbox game ‘Splosion Man.