Maaya Sakamoto

Voice Actress

Maaya Sakamoto was born in Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan on March 31st, 1980 and is the Voice Actress. At the age of 43, Maaya Sakamoto biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
March 31, 1980
Place of Birth
Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan
43 years old
Zodiac Sign
Actor, Seiyu, Singer
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Maaya Sakamoto Life

Maaya Sakamoto (born March 31, 1980) is a Japanese actress, voice actor, and singer.

She made her voice in Chifuru in 1992, but her best known as the voice of Hitomi Kanzaki in The Vision of Escaflowne is in Little Twins.

Riho Yamazaki in Nightwalker: The Midnight Detective, Moe Katsuragi in Risky Safety, Princess Tomoyo in Tsubasa: Tsubasagi in Black Butler, Shinobu Oshino, Shoutley, Shiji Ryogi in The Garden of Sinners film series, Motoko Kusanagi in Fate/Apocrypha, and King of Tsuba in Animal Nucleus include Riho Yano

Lisa Hamilton / Aerith Gainsborough in Dead or Alive, Aerith Gainsborough in Persona 3, Lightning in the Final Fantasy XIII games, Ling Xiaoyu, and Alisa Ilinichina Amiello in God Eater. She has also dabbled in singing and performing songs in both English and Japanese.

On April 24, 1996, she recorded her debut single "Yakusoku wa Iranai" in collaboration with Yoko Kanno under Victor Entertainment.

"Tune the Rainbow," "Loop," "Ame ga Furu," and "Triangler" have all cracked the top ten Oricon singles chart; "Triangler" has remained charted at number 3 and remained charting for 26 weeks.

Shonen Alice and Yunagi Loop have both made it to the top of the Oricon chart, and her album You Can't Catch Me, which was released on January 12, 2011, became her first release to debut at number 1. On March 31, 2010, she held a concert at the Nippon Budokan, marking her thirtieth birthday.

She has played Padme Amidala in various anime and cartoons, as well as being the dub voice for Natalie Portman on several films in the Japanese localization of overseas dubs.

Personal life

In 2002, Sakamoto earned a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Toyo University. Kenichi Suzumura, a long-serving actor and actress, married her on August 8, 2011. Suzumura's On December 27, 2021, she announced that she was expecting her first child. The couple announced the birth of their first child on April 21, 2022.


Maaya Sakamoto Career


Born in Tokyo, Sakamoto grew up in a family run by her parents and her older brother. She began acting as a voice actor in a young age, and her first leading role came in the 1993 OVA Little Twins.

In 1996, she was given the lead role in the TV anime series The Vision of Escaflowne. She also sang of the opening theme in this anime, which was released as her debut single on April 24, 1996. Yoko Kanno, who was also in charge of Escaflowne's music, produced the single. Grapefruit, her first album, was released on April 23, 1997. Sakamoto performed theme songs for several anime series, including Clamp School Detectives (1997), A History of Lodoss War (1998), and Cardcaptor Sakura (1999).

Kanno and her team, which included Yho Iwasato, Shanti Snyder, and Tim Jensen, produced Sakamoto's early music. Sakamoto worked almost exclusively with Kanno and Company for nearly a decade. Sakamoto Maaya no Naisho-banashi, a voice actress and singer, debuted on radio station Nack 5 in October 1996 as a host of her own show Sakamoto Maaya no Naisho-banashi.

Sakamoto made her debut as a theatre actress on the Japanese version of Les Misérables in 2003, playing Éponine. Suekko Chounan Ane San-nin is the first TV drama she starred in this year, and she also appeared in Hidenori Sugimori's short film 03. Sakamoto's 11th single "Tune the Rainbow" (which was announced on April 2, 2003), became her first top ten single in Japan, peaking at number 9 in the Oricon weekly charts. Shnen Alice, her fourth album, released on December 10, 2003, was her first Top 10 chart entry and her last record to be solely produced by Yoko Kanno; with this release, Sakamoto will be more involved in the recording process and production of her music. Ynagi Loop, her fifth album, which was out on October 26, 2005, was her first co-produced by herself and singer Mistuyoshi Tamura, with whom she would continue to work in her subsequent albums. "Loop," the album's leading theme for TV anime series Tsubasa Chronicle, debuted on the Oricon charts, peaking at number seven, becoming the highest chart peaking single at that time.

Sakamoto and her Yoko Kanno team collaborated for her 15th single, "Triangler," which was used as the opening theme for the TV anime series Macross Frontier in 2008. "Triangler" became a big success, peaking at the top three single on the Oricon charts. With more than 90,000 copies sold, Sakamoto's best-selling single to date, the single became the nation's biggest selling single to date. The song was later released on Sakamoto's sixth album, Kazeyomi, which was also ranked in the Top 3 as a result of a top-three appearance. Sakamoto's first low-scale national tour began in Nagoya, Osaka, and Tokyo, on which she appeared three times. On August 11, 2011, the tour was officially announced as her first live DVD.

Sakamoto's 15th anniversary in the entertainment industry, launching on March 31—her 30th birthday—her best hits album Everywhere—and also hosting a concert at the Nippon Budokan. Sakamoto was also playing Ritsuko Nonomura in the Japanese musical adaptation of A Moment to Remember, alongside Rina Chinen and Rina Uchiyama (best known for appearing in Strawberry on the Shortcake). Good Luck! Fire Boys, Memories of Matsuko.. You Can't Catch Me, her seventh album, debuted on the Oricon charts in 2011, and it was her first album to debut on the first page.

Mitsubachi's 2012 Mitsubachi tour concluded with the unveiling of a new full-length album of songs written and performed solely by Sakamoto, as well as a short concert tour to promote it. The album, titled Singer Song Writer, featured two updated Sakamoto compositions "Everywhere" and "Chikai," as well as eight original tracks.

Sakamoto will perform "Clear" (Sakamoto's 27th single, released on January 31, 2018), the opening song for Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card, on September 25, 2017. Sakamoto and Yoshiki Mizuno from Ikimonogakari co-wrote the song's lyrics, while Shin Kno handled the music.


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