Meet the actors and actresses behind the characters of Pure Bond.
Jeremy Pulumbarit is the voice of Jack Johnson, the main character of Pure Bond. He was born in San Francisco, California. Pulumbarit began his journey into voice acting in high school. He has been working with Shaquille Hawkins since 2014 during the original run of Pure Bond. His interest in voice acting came from his love of movies and television, especially animation. He is also an actor, writer, and director for Time To Rise Films on YouTube. Pulumbarit wrote and produced the audio crime drama series, Mr. Law. When he isn’t voice acting, he reviews movies and TV shows on his YouTube channel.
Reshel Pascua was the voice of Sarah Morgan, the lead female character of Pure Bond on its original run. Pascua was born in California and she felt that the realm of voice acting wasn't as restricting as film acting, so she wanted to pursue a career in the voice over industry. "Cartoons, anime, and animated movies are a big part of my life, so I want to do the same for generations to come."
Pascua is an American voice talent who provides voices for English-language versions of animations, video-games and anime. Some of her previous work includes collaborations on the games Eximius:Seize the Frontline by Ammobox Studios, and Havoc Fox by Havoc Studios, and the animation Power Pow! by Tekashi Studios.
In addition to voice-over, Pascua is also a stage and film actress as well as a Thespian Society Alumna. Her favorite role she has played was Agnes Evans in Qui Nguyen's She Kills Monsters since she got to incorporate her martial arts Kung-Fu skills into her stage combat routines.
Alexis "Lexie" Larsen is the new voice of Sarah Morgan, the lead female character, and Saki Sumeragi in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. She was born and raised in the Washington D.C. area but is now studying at a University in Western United States. She began voice acting in 2018, where she received proper training with a private voice over coach and has since participated in multiple online workshops and has created two demos. She is passionate about voicing in both commercial and animation projects, landing roles with Bubbly sparkling water and large independent video game companies. Larsen puts her all into every one of her projects and hopes to continue to pursue her goal of being a professional voice actress.
Katherine, aka "Marshmallowbunni," provided the voice of Sarah Morgan, the lead female character of Pure Bond for the first six episodes in the 2020 reboot. She's an aspiring voice actress, who loves cartoons and animation, and always wanted to be a part of them. When she discovered voice acting, it was a dream come true! She started her voice acting journey in 2019 by joining Casting Call Club, and since then has had loads of fun voicing different characters! In her spare time, she likes to draw and animate, read, and play tons of video games.
Joshua Townsend is the voice of Tyler Jackson in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. Townsend was born Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1998 and later moved to Fort Mohave and Bullhead City. His hobbies are voice acting, community service. Throughout his whole life, Townsend always had a passion for cartoons and animation and the one thing that caught his attention are the voice actors he grew up listening to. Since 2013, voice acting is what he wanted to achieve. Since 2019, Townsend's been doing some local community service around Mohave and Bullhead. He graduated high school in Mohave Accelerated Learning Center.
Julie Collins was the voice of Laura Colvin on the original run of Pure Bond. Collins was born in Chesapeake, Virginia. Three years later, her family moved to Michigan and she attended school there at Adelphian Junior Academy, and was home-schooled for grades 11th and 12th. She is now pursuing her degree in theatre at Oakland Community College. She has always loved cartoons and video games growing up, and was inspired by the voice acting. Now she finds voice acting to be an excellent and important way to express herself, and it is her biggest passion.
Jaden Towe is the voice of Laura Colvin in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. From East Tennessee, she currently attends Midwestern State University-Texas and spends most of her time in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With a major in Mathematics and minor in Physics, she plans to pursue a career in education with voice over being a growing hobby. Towe began voice acting in the spring of 2017 and has continued to grow as a voice actress over the years. She took four years of high school theatre and has attended various panels about voice over. Mainly pursuing fan works and original voice series, she enjoys watching projects take off and grow into something truly wonderful. Outside of voice acting, Towe is a writer and has assisted in writing scripts for audio dramas, as well as building comic dialogues while slowly working on her own young adult book series.
Sarah Bynum is the voice of Jessie Watson. She was born in
Durham, North Carolina, where she currently resides. A 35 year old woman who has been involved in Pure Bond since the beginning. Bynum graduated from high school in 2003, and attended Southern New Hampshire University for a short time before deciding to become a mother to a 3 year old son. She is a trained musical theater singer and has been a part of many plays and musicals in her time. Her hobbies are singing, acting, voice acting, writing, and drawing. She also works part time at a ticketing company, and has always been interested in voice acting since she was 10, thanks to Sailor Moon, and two years ago, she decided to delve into lending her voice to characters. She still loves it.
Ryan Carroll is the voice of Ryo Takano. Carroll is a voice actor from Virginia with a background in film and theatre. He has performed in several stage plays and musicals over the years, most notably as Corny Collins in Hairspray and Mr. Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors. As a longtime fan of cartoons, video games, and anime, Carroll decided to pursue voice acting, eventually landing a handful of roles and growing with each audition. Now with a renewed passion for performing arts, he is looking to improve as a voice actor and work towards his dream career, making some friends along the way! Carroll is incredibly excited to reprise his role in Shaquille Hawkins' Pure Bond. He hopes to deliver a strong and disciplined, yet kickass performance for everyone listening at home, just like Ryo would in a martial arts tournament. Ha!
Kaylen Ramos was the voice of Christina Roberts on the original run of Pure Bond. Born in Orlando, Florida, Ramos attended the University of Central Florida, earning a degree in Computer Science. She discovered a love for music through her role as the male lead in a school Musical (yes she somehow became the lead male), and has since then been developing her skills in piano and learning about music theory.
She does freelance audio editing, composes her own music, and wishes to someday become a game creator herself. She first became interested in voice acting when she discovered an exclusive voice acting group that provided voice work for many different games and visual novels. Since then, she has been working on various visual novels and audio plays.
Jessica “JessiCartoons” Spencer is the voice of Christina Roberts in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. A voice actress based in the Northeast. Even though she has a Bachelor’s in Art and a Master’s in entrepreneurship, she’s always enjoyed acting in theatre ever since elementary school. Spencer’s been voice acting online since late 2018, and she’s been in love with this field ever since the age of 12. Since starting, Spencer’s been able to lend voice for various games and other web media. Whenever she’s not in the booth, she enjoys drawing and playing games (both video games and tabletop).
Arianna Fox is the voice of Amy Morgan, the youngest daughter of the Morgan family and the newest character in the series. She is also the real life daughter of Michael Fox, the voice Chester Morgan. Known across the region as a little ball of joy and energy, Fox may come in a small package, but her ideas are as revolutionary as they are wide-reaching. For several years now, she has devoted her life and much of her time to reaching out to others to spread messages of hope, inspiration, and self-confidence. She is a girlpreneur, double author, motivational speaker, actress, teen influencer, and voice-over talent. Making a positive impact upon others and helping them rock their lives to maximum potential is part of this upcoming girlpreneur’s goal for her speaking, voice-over talent, acting, writing, and influencing for kids, tweens, teens, adults, and all.
Michael Fox is the voice of Chester Morgan, head of the Morgan family.
He is also the real life father of Arianna Fox, the voice of Amy Morgan. Fox was originally from California, and has been acting and doing voice-over work since he was young. He attended Pacific Coast College with a major in Business.
His skills are on a professional level and vast which include a range from logo development (including CMS Wordpress), website design, ads, publications, Social Media management, creative content, marketing, Google display ads, Branding & Marketing long term strategies, drip campaigns, audio production, video production, postcards, distribution mail-out, brochures, internal/external marketing, and much more!
As his daughter’s acting career continues to blossom, Fox has opened up the opportunities to renew his once passionate endeavor to show off his wide gamut of acting skills.
He has a continued climb of success for many various voice-over projects. From being hired by agencies for live Mickey Mouse calls, to full conventions and semi-professional basketball events as Master Yoda from Star Wars. Add to the mix Australian and various accents, and a wide array of animated characters and celebrities.
Fox’s voice-over talent spans 5-10 years for radio commercial, character and animation voice-overs, conventions, even state basketball games.
He has been featured on Fox News, The Bridge Radio Station and has been featured in numerous media and news outlets.
In addition, beginning the acting field, he has taken many acting courses over past years and is very adept and extensive in the knowledge of acting, character and techniques.
Fox is an Inspirational Speaker, Conference speaker, Marriage Coach & Speaker, Business Workshop Speaker and more.
Ariana Rosario is the voice of Maria Morgan, the mother of Sarah and Amy in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. Born and raised in New Jersey, she has been voice acting on the internet for 2 years now, having started on a whim in 2018 and having voiced in many fan projects, comic dubs and fan animations. She is starting college as a freshman majoring in Criminology but hopes to continue pursuing acting as a side hobby and possibly play in indie games and visual novels in the future.
Antoni Matteo Garcia
Antoni Matteo Garcia is the voice of Thomas Johnson, the father of
Jack Johnson. Garcia is an American actor, voice actor, singer, online reviewer, blogger, and music, animation, and film aficionado born in Buffalo, New York, United States of America from Filipino parents, raised in Cebu, Philippines, and living in Berlin, Germany for eight years.
He was trained as an actor from 2011 to 2012 at the International Academy of Film and Television in Cebu, Philippines, from 2012 to 2014 at INAC Theaterakademie in Berlin, Germany, and from 2014 to 2015 at art of acting also in Berlin, Germany.
He accomplished his Abitur (A-Levels) at Kolleg Schöneberg in June 2019 with a Numerus Clausus of 1,8 and is currently studying at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin majoring in English and minoring in Musicology. With years of theatrical, film, and vocal experience by his side, Garcia has performed the roles of Stewart from Rich Orloff's Couples: Right Sensation with the Berlin English Drama Society at Brotfabrik Berlin, Ki from Super Awesome Deartháir Crossover, provided the narration and the voices of various characters for James Daniel Walsh's podcast play Pictures at an Exhibition based on Modest Mussorgsky's suite of the same name, and Grant and The Owl from Out in the Open at Ballhaus Naunystraße.
Garcia is also a classically-trained singer, as he trained with Dave Sibonga from 2007 to 2008, Dennis Namocatcat from 2008 to 2009, and partook in a lot of musical events as a singer from 2007 to 2011 throughout all four years of high school at the Centre for International Education. Aside from his endeavors as a thespian, as a voiceover artist, and as a singer, he is also a reviewer and blogger who covers a wide range of topics such as opera, music, anime, cartoons, movies, and, yes, even character-shipping preferences.
Stephen Shepherd is the voice of Reginald Edward, Chester Morgan's old friend and arch-nemesis and the main antagonist of the series. Shepherd hails from Westmoreland, NY, and is currently an adjunct professor of chemistry at Cayuga Community College. All throughout his life, he has had a passion for performance. Over the years, this has included singing, playing the trombone, dancing, stage acting, radio work, and voice acting. When Brizzy Voices introduced him to BTVA (Behind The Voice Actors), it was a slam dunk. He's still learning, taking on as many "pro bono" projects as he can manage to help hone his craft (beyond a surprisingly good Obama impression). He currently hosts a regional theatre podcast called Stage Right Radio, which can be found on SoundCloud.
Kristen Martin is the voice of Kyoko Itami in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. Martin resides in Dallas, Texas, and has been voice acting since March 2019. Her husband would describe her as Donna Reed with an attitude. She enjoys baking, watching movies, anime, reading books, and spending time with her family. Martin always wanted to get into voice acting for years, and now, she’s putting in all her courage and determination to pursue her dream. She would like to thank you to everyone who has encouraged her throughout her beginnings as a voice actress, and especially to the creator of this series, Shaquille Hawkins, for giving her this opportunity.
Megan Salinas is the voice of Dr. Mai Nimura, Arland Academy's genius prodigy. She's a writer, host, and producer as seen/heard on the internet. She's a big fan of all things TV and Film related, particularly when it comes to horror and animation. Salinas is the co-creator and host of a YouTube Channel called Silver Screams, as well as a Lost retrospective podcast called No Love Lost. She is a member of the podcast team called Rooster Team Radio where she and her co-hosts talk about Rooster Teeth Productions. She co-writes an audio drama RWBY parody series called "Welcome To Vale" and also voices the eccentric character Petra Conejito in the same series. She has also provided the voice for notable characters such as Joan from the independent Machinima series, The Ark; Adaline from the audio drama, Apparitions, and Margot Lane from fan-made The Shadow Radio Recreation series.
Christina, aka "Kiki Cakes," is the voice of Akane Ebihara-Imai in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. She was born in California and has lived all over the country. She currently lives in California but wants to move out of state someday. She works as a retail manager, but has always worked on side projects, consisting of stories, comics, art, etc. Cakes always wanted to get into acting but was too shy, and voice acting is a lot easier for her social anxiety. Casting Call Club helped her join multiple projects and be more exposed to the voice acting world. She also works on YouTube videos, video editing, audio editing, and voice overs. She hopes to someday be able to live off of voice work so she can work from home and be with her son.
Cat Protano is the voice of Haruka Morishita-Sugimoto in the 2020 reboot of Pure Bond. A Boston-based voice actress who hopes to make a professional name for herself in both commercial, video game, and animation voice acting. Protano recently finished her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and enjoys meeting new people through the voice acting communities. She has appeared in various abridged series, fandubs, comic dubs, original animations, and indie video games.
Bella Sapphire is the voice of Sakuya Hatori, the Kunoichi Maiden of Trust. She's an American voice actress, impressionist, singer/songwriter, stage actress, and writer. Her voice acting career began in 2019, when she joined BTVA (Behind The Voice Actors) and Casting Call Club, quickly landing multiple roles on various animated YouTube videos. She currently is studying Voice Acting at CCC’s Voice School Program, and consistently takes private theatrical and classical vocal lessons. She has always loved refining her craft of the arts and performance, taking many acting classes over nearly a decade, including Theatre in college. Aside from the stage and the recording booth, Sapphire loves to write songs, stories, poems, and lots more. Her writing has won many contests, especially her poetry, in local competitions. She is constantly writing songs, and plans on dropping albums in the future. She’s appeared in a variety of stage productions, animated projects, fan projects, dubs, and narrations (mostly on YouTube), as well as directing plays and music projects. Performance, music, and the arts have always been a dream for Sapphire to pursue, and she feels to blessed to be able to bring characters to life. The arts are such a thing of joy and inspiration to her, she is on a constant mission to share it.
Jonathan E.I. Chanocua
Jonathan Chanocua provided the voice of Reginald Edward's henchmen on the original run of Pure Bond. Chanocua is a Hispanic teen voice actor who also goes by "Chippers" or "Jchip". Born in Portland, Oregon, he pursued a degree in Audio Production and Psychology at Portland State University.
He is a skilled writer and violin player. With his skills of music and writing combined, he has been writing and composing his own music and singing/rapping.
At an early age, he developed a passion for music and animation.
He loves Japanese cartoons (anime) and listening to many genres of music.
He became his internet persona: JChip VAM, after becoming a voice actor who's also a musician, hence the VAM (Voice Acting Musician) in his name. After meeting famous actor/voice actor Patrick Warburton, who has a
summer home in Oregon, he realized that he wanted to be like him.
He wanted to be like all of the voice actors he has heard in movies,
TV animation, and on YouTube.
He joined BTVA (Behind The Voice Actors) in June of 2015 when Brizzy Voices made a video called How To Voice Over. He also cites Jessi Nowack (Nowacking) for showing him Audacity, which Jon uses to record audio.
When he became an aspiring voice acting musician at that time,
he also decided to start uploading videos to his YouTube channel, JChip VAM. Since then, he has gone on to working with many voice actors/actresses
and editors. Currently, Jon is working on two abridged series
and comic dubs on his channel. He hopes to continue voice acting and music in the future, while also becoming an inspiration to others in both industries.