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Maaya Sakamoto (坂本 真綾, Sakamoto Maaya, born March 31, 1980)[1] is a Japanese voice actress and singer.[2] She made her debut as a voice actress in 1992 as the voice of Chifuru in Little Twins, but is better known as voice of Hitomi Kanzaki[3] in The Vision of Escaflowne. Other major roles in anime include Riho Yamazaki in Nightwalker: The Midnight Detective, Moe Katsuragi in Risky Safety, Princess Tomoyo in Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle, Haruhi Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club, Sayaka Nakasugi in Birdy the Mighty, Ciel Phantomhive in Black Butler, Shinobu Oshino in Monogatari, Shiki Ryōgi in the Kara no Kyōkai film series, Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell: Arise, and Ruler in Fate/Apocrypha. In video games she voices Aura and Natsume in .hack, Lisa Hamilton / La Mariposa in Dead or Alive, Aerith Gainsborough in Kingdom Hearts, Aigis in Persona 3, Lightning in the Final Fantasy XIII games, Ling Xiaoyu in the Tekken series, and Alisa Ilinichina Amiella in God Eater.

Maaya Sakamoto
Native name
坂本 真綾
Born (1980-03-31) March 31, 1980 (age 38)
Tokyo, Japan
EducationToyo University
  • Voice actress
  • singer
Years active1988–present
Kenichi Suzumura (m. 2011)
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active1996–present
Associated acts
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She has also branched into singing, performing songs in both English and Japanese. She released her debut single "Yakusoku wa Iranai" in collaboration with Yoko Kanno under Victor Entertainment on April 24, 1996.[4] Her singles "Tune the Rainbow",[5] "Loop",[6] "Ame ga Furu",[7] and "Triangler"[8] have all reached the top 10 Oricon singles chart: "Triangler" in particular charted at number 3 and remained charting for 26 weeks. Her albums have had similar success, with Shōnen Alice[9] and Yūnagi Loop[10] both reaching the top 10 Oricon albums chart; and her album You Can't Catch Me, released on January 12, 2011, became her first release to ever reach number 1.[11] She held a concert at the Nippon Budokan on March 31, 2010, her thirtieth birthday.[12] In the Japanese localization of overseas dubs, she has voiced Padme Amidala as presented in the Star Wars films and cartoons, as well as being the dub voice for Natalie Portman on numerous films.[13]



Born in Tokyo, Sakamoto grew up in a family formed by her parents and her older brother.[14] She started working as a voice actress in a very early age and the first leading role she was given was in the 1993 OVA Little Twins.[15]

In 1996, she was given the role of Hitomi Kanzaki, the leading role in the TV anime series The Vision of Escaflowne.[15] For this anime she also performed the opening theme, which was released as her debut single on April 24, 1996. The single was produced by Yoko Kanno, who was also in charge of the soundtrack for Escaflowne.[16] Her first album, titled Grapefruit, was released on April 23, 1997. Since then, Sakamoto would perform theme songs for several anime series, including Clamp School Detectives (1997), Record of Lodoss War (1998) and Cardcaptor Sakura (1999). Since her very debut, all of her music was produced by Yoko Kanno and her music crew, which includes a selected number of musicians including Yūho Iwasato, Gabriela Robin,[16] Shanti Snyder, and Tim Jensen. Since her debut, Sakamoto worked almost exclusively with Kanno and company for almost a decade. Apart from her work as a voice actress and singer, in October 1996 Sakamoto also debuted as a radio host presenting her own program, Sakamoto Maaya no Naisho-banashi, on radio station Nack 5.

In 2003, Sakamoto made her debut as a theatre actress on the Japanese version of the musical Les Misérables, playing the role of Éponine.[15] This year she also starred in her first TV drama Suekko Chounan Ane San-nin, and also played the leading role in the short film 03† directed by Hidenori Sugimori.[17] On the other hand, Sakamoto's 11th single "Tune the Rainbow", released on April 2, 2003, became her first Top 10 single in Japan, peaking at number 9 in the Oricon weekly charts. Her fourth album, Shōnen Alice, released on December 10, 2003, became her first Top 10 album on the Oricon charts and also her last record to be produced exclusively by Yoko Kanno; since this release Sakamoto would involve further in the music making process and production of her records.[18] Her fifth album, Yūnagi Loop, released on October 26, 2005, was her first co-produced by herself along with musician Mistuyoshi Tamura, whom she would continue working in her subsequent records. This album's lead single, "Loop"—ending theme for TV anime series Tsubasa Chronicle—peaked at number seven on the Oricon charts, also becoming her highest chart peaking single at that time.

In 2008, Sakamoto and worked once again with Yoko Kanno for her 15th single, "Triangler", which was used as opening theme for the TV anime series Macross Frontier.[18] "Triangler" became a big hit, peaking at the Top 3 single of the Oricon charts. The single ended up becoming Sakamoto's biggest selling single to date, with more than 90,000 copies sold. The song was later included in Sakamoto's sixth album, Kazeyomi, which was released January 2009 and also peaked within the Top 3. For promoting this album, Sakamoto began her first low-scale national tour, on which she held three concerts in Nagoya, Osaka and Tokyo. The tour was later released as her first live DVD on August 11, 2011.

In 2010, Sakamoto celebrated her 15th anniversary in the entertainment industry, releasing on March 31—her 30th birthday—her greatest hits album Everywhere, and also holding a concert at the Nippon Budokan.[15] In 2011, her seventh album You Can't Catch Me became her first album to reach the first stop of the Oricon charts.[19]

Her 2012 Mitsubachi tour concluded with an announcement at her New Year's Eve concert of a new full-length album of songs written and composed solely by Sakamoto, as well as a short concert tour to support it. The album, titled Singer Song Writer, featured two new versions of Sakamoto's previous compositions "Everywhere" and "Chikai", as well as eight original tracks.[20]


Sakamoto first teamed up with composer Yoko Kanno in her 1996 debut single, "Yakusoku wa Iranai" ("Promises Not Needed"), which was used as the opening theme for the anime series The Vision of Escaflowne. Kanno collaborated with Sakamoto up until her fifth album, Yūnagi Loop, which has no songs composed by Kanno. Sakamoto also performed three songs for the series Wolf's Rain, for which Kanno was the composer: "Gravity" (which is sung completely in English), "Tell Me What The Rain Knows" (with lyrics by Chris Mosdell) and "Cloud 9". She performed "Hemisphere", the opening theme of the series RahXephon, as well as two songs for the series' theatrical version RahXephon: Pluralitas Concentio: "Tune the Rainbow" and "The Garden of Everything" (duet with Steve Conte). In 2008, Sakamoto and Kanno collaborated again for "Triangler", the opening theme song for the series Macross Frontier.[21] She also performed the song "cream" with HIDE, which was featured in the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex mini album be Human. She was one half of the voice acting duo Whoops!!, alongside Chieko Higuchi.

Personal lifeEdit

Sakamoto graduated from Toyo University with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology in spring 2002. On August 8, 2011, she married fellow voice actor and frequent co-star Kenichi Suzumura.[22]



List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[13]
1992 Little Twins Chifuru Debut role [23]
1996 The Vision of Escaflowne Hitomi Kanzaki First major voice role [23][24][25][26]
1996 Mizuiro Jidai Natsumi Kugayama [24][25]
1998 El-Hazard: The Alternative World Qawool Towles [24][25]
1998 Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight Leaf [24][25]
1998 Cowboy Bebop Stella Bonnaro [24][25]
1998 Nightwalker: The Midnight Detective Riho Yamazaki [24]
1999 Medabots Karin Juniei [24]
1999 Omishi Magical Theater: Risky Safety Moe Katsuragi [24][25][27]
2000 Ghost Stories Miyuki Watanabe [24]
2001 Geneshaft Beatrice Ratio [24][25]
2001 Case Closed Yuki Takeno Ep. 249–50 [25]
2001 Kokoro Library Tamaon
2001 Hellsing Ultimate Rip van Winkle [28]
2002 Rahxephon Reika Mishima [24][25]
2002 Kanon Mishio Amano [24][25]
2002 .hack//Sign Aura [24][25]
2002 Daigunder Betty [24]
2002 Jing: King of Bandits Mimosa [24][25]
2002 Petite Princess Yucie Aries [24]
2002 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Young Motoko Kusanagi [24]
2002 Naruto Matsuri [24]
2002 Barom One Noriko Kido [24][25]
2003 Wolf's Rain Hamona [24][25]
2003 Heat Guy J Princess [25]
2003 .hack//Legend of the Twilight Aura [24]
2004 Fantastic Children Mel [24][25]
2004 Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny Lunamaria Hawke [24]
2004 Black Jack Yuko Mizuhara [24]
2004 Diebuster Lal'c Melk Mark OVA [23][24][29]
2005–06 Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle series Tomoyo [23][24][25]
2005 Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Aerith Gainsborough OVA [24][25][30]
2005 Mushishi Amane Ep. 25 [24][25]
2006 Ouran High School Host Club Haruhi Fujioka [24]
2006 Binbō Shimai Monogatari Kyō Yamada [24][25][31]
2006 Death Note Kiyomi Takada [24]
2006 D.Gray-man Lou Fa
2006 Kanon Mishio Amano 2006 TV series [24]
2007 Naruto Shippuden Matsuri [24]
2007 Bamboo Blade Rin Suzuki [24]
2007 Nasu: A Migratory Bird with Suitcase Hikaru Toyoki OVA [24]
2008 Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino- Elizaveta [24]
2008 Fist of the North Star: The Legends of the True Savior: Legend of Toki Rin OVA [24]
2008 Macross Frontier Ranshe Mei [24][25][30]
2008 Duel Masters Cross Shizuka
2008 Soul Eater Crona [24]
2008–09 Birdy the Mighty: Decode series Sayaka Nakasugi [24][25]
2008 Takane no Jitensha Takane Takasumi [24]
2008 Sands of Destruction Morute Urshela [24][32]
2008 Blade of the Immortal Machi [24][30]
2008–14 Black Butler series Ciel Phantomhive Also Book of Circus [24][33]
2009 Canaan Alphard Al Sheya [24][34]
2009 Kenomoto no Chat Chacha Kenomoto OVA [35][36]
2010 Cobra the Animation Secret
2010 Arakawa Under the Bridge series Nino [24]
2010 The Tatami Galaxy Akashi [24][37]
2010 Star Driver Sarina Endō [24]
2011 Suzy's Zoo: Daisuki! Witzy Narrator [24][38]
2011 Appleseed XIII Deunan Knute Multi-platform release [39]
2011 Marvel Anime: Blade Makoto [24][40]
2011 Bunny Drop Masako [24]
2011 Tiger & Bunny Tomoe Kaburagi [25]
2011 Last Exile: Fam, The Silver Wing Roshanak Babar [24][25]
2011 Black Jack Chart XI: Visited Memories Yurie Saionji
OVA [24]
2012–15 Monogatari series Shinobu Oshino, Ex-Kiss-shot (Kuro) Starting from Nisemonogatari [24][25][41][42]
2012 Psycho-Pass Rikako Ōryō [24]
2013–14 Ghost in the Shell: Arise Motoko Kusanagi OVA series
Also anime shorts in 2014
2013 Coppelion Shion Ozu [24][45]
2013 Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Scheherazade [24][46]
2014 World Conquest Zvezda Plot Kaori Hayabusa [24]
2014 Captain Earth Moco [24][47]
2014–15 Alice in Borderland Saori Shibuki OAV [48]
2014 Nanatsu No Taizai Merlin Episode 20 - Debut
2015 Tokyo Ghoul √A Eto, others [24]
2015 The Heroic Legend of Arslan Farangis [24][49]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Alternative Architecture Motoko Kusanagi [24][50]
2015 Ushio and Tora Sumako Aotsuki [24][51]
2015 God Eater Alisa Ilynichna Omela [24][52]
2014–15 Alice in Borderland Saori Shibuki OAV [48]
2015 Go! Princess Precure Asuka Kitakaze Ep. 36 [53]
2016 Koyomimonogatari Shinobu Oshino other [24]
2016 Osiris no Tenbin Season 2 [54]
2016 The Great Passage Kaguya Hayashi [55]
2017 Re:Creators Magane Chikujōin
2017 Made in Abyss Lyza
2017 Fate/Apocrypha Ruler/Jeanne d'Arc
2018 Cutie Honey Universe Honey Kisaragi/Cutie Honey [13]
2018 Sword Art Online: Alicization Quinella/Administrator [13]
Kita e. Pure Session Tanya Lipinsky [25]


List of voice performances in film
Year Title Role Notes Source[13]
2000 Escaflowne Hitomi Kanzaki [24][56]
2000 Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card The Hope [24]
2003 RahXephon: Pluralitas Concentio Haruka Mishima, Reika Kamina [24]
2005 Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle the Movie: The Princess in the Birdcage Kingdom / xxxHOLiC Midsummer Night's Dream Princess Tomoyo [24]
2006 Legend of Raoh: Chapter of Death in Love Lin [24]
2007 Legend of Raoh: Chapter of Fierce Fight Lin [24]
2007 The Garden of Sinners: Overlooking View Shiki Ryōgi [24]
2007 The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder – Part 1 Shiki Ryōgi [24]
2007 Sword of the Stranger Hagihime [57]
2008 The Garden of Sinners: Remaining Sense of Pain Shiki Ryōgi [24]
2008 .hack//G.U. Trilogy Aura
2008 The Garden of Sinners: The Hollow Shrine Shiki Ryōgi [24]
2008 Chocolate Underground Carol Hunter [24][58]
2008 The Garden of Sinners: Paradox Spiral Shiki Ryōgi [24]
2008 The Garden of Sinners: Oblivion Recording Shiki Ryōgi [24]
2009 Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance Mari Illustrious Makinami [24][59]
2009 The Garden of Sinners: A Study in Murder – Part 2 Shiki Ryōgi [24]
2009 Macross Frontier: Itsuwari no Utahime Tranches Mae
2010 Trigun: Badlands Rumble Ameila Ann McFly [24]
2011 Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa Tranches Mae
2011 Everlasting Heart Gin-Ō-gō live-action [60]
2011 Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos Julia Crichton [24]
2011 Tekken: Blood Vengeance Ling Xiaoyu [24][61]
2012 Code Geass: Akito the Exiled series Leila Malcal Ep. 1, 5 [24][62]
2012 Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Tomoe Kaburagi
2012 Fuse Teppō Musume no Torimonochō Funamushi [24]
2012 Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo Mari Illustrious Makinami [24]
2013 Star Driver: The Movie Sarina Endō [24]
2013 Ghost in the Shell: Arise Motoko Kusanagi [24][63]
2013 Space Pirate Captain Harlock Nami [24][64]
2013 The Garden of Sinners: Future Gospel Shiki Ryōgi Also extra chorus [24]
2014 Persona 3 The Movie: #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream Aigis [24][65]
2015 Persona 3 The Movie: #3 Falling Down Aigis [24]
2015 Crayon Shin-Chan: My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack! Carolina [24][66][67]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: The Movie Motoko Kusanagi [24][63][68]
2016 Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade [24][69]
2016 Persona 3 The Movie: #4 Winter of Rebirth Aigis [24]
2016 Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade
2017 Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic Ciel Phantomhive
2017 Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade

Drama CDEdit

List of voice performances in drama CDs
Title Role Notes Source[13]
Karakurizōshi Ayatsuri Sakon Volume 2 "AdashigaHara suicide crow hell"
人形草紙あやつり左近 第2巻「あだしが原心中鴉地獄」
Akane Kashiwazaki
CD(A) [24]
Audio drama masterpiece election Wizard of Oz
オーディオ・ドラマ名作選 オズの魔法使い
Dorothy CD(A) [24]
Kanon Mishio Amano [25]
M Kimi wo Tsutaete Kaori Musashino Radio [25]
Ouran High School Host Club Haruhi Fujioka podcast and other recordings [70]
Pathway for Santa Claus -Santa ga kureta okurimono- Child [25]

Video gamesEdit

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[13]
1997 The Vision of Escaflowne Hitomi Kanzaki PS1 [24]
1998 Panzer Dragoon Saga Azel Sega Saturn [24][25]
1998 Tail Concerto Princess Terria PS1 [24][71]
1999 Kita e series Tanya Lipinski Dreamcast [24][25]
2000 Boku no Natsuyasumi Moe PS1
Also Portable in 2006
2000–07 Kanon games Mishio Amano [24][25]
2000 Napple Tale Poach, Arsia Dreamcast [25]
2002 Kingdom Hearts Aerith Gainsborough PS2 [24]
2002–07 .hack series Natsume, Aura [25][72][73]
2002 Boku no Natsuyasumi 2 Patient Yasuko Sagara / hospitalization
Also Portable in 2010
2002 Panzer Dragoon Orta Azel Xbox
2003 Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball Lisa Hamilton Xbox [24][25]
2003 Rahxephon: Blue Sky Fantasia Reika Mishima PS2 [24]
2005 Fullmetal Alchemist 3: Kami o Tsugu Shōjo Sophie Bergmann PS2 [24]
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Aerith Gainsborough PS2
Also Final Mix in 2007
2005 Dead or Alive 4 La Mariposa (Lisa) Xbox 360 [24]
2006–07 Persona 3 Aigis Also FES, Portable [24][25]
2006 Jeanne d'Arc Jeanne d'Arc PSP [24][74]
2006 Armored Core 4 Fiona Jarnefelt PS3 [24]
2006 Sonic the Hedgehog Princess Elise PS3, Xbox 360
2007 Saint Seiya Hades: Zodiac chapter Pandora PS2 [24]
2007 Ouran High School Host Club Haruhi Fujioka PS2 [24]
2007 Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Aerith Gainsborough PSP
2007 ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat Emu DS [24]
2008 Rune Factory 2 Kyle DS [24][25]
2008 Armored Core: For Answer Fiona Jarnefelt PS3 [24]
2008 God of War: Chains of Olympus Eos
PSP [24]
2008 Sands of Destruction Morte Asherah DS [24]
2008 Ace Combat 6 Matilda Xbox 360 [25]
2008–09 428: Shibuya Scramble Sadaka
Wii [24]
2008 Suikoden Tierkreis Marica DS [24]
2008 White Knight Chronicles Princess Cisna PS3 [24]
2009 Bamboo Blade ~ challenge of "it from" ~
バンブーブレード ~“それから”の挑戦~
Rin Suzuki PSP [24]
2009 Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Android/iOS/PC/PS3/Xbox 360 [24]
2010 Ar Tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel Tyria, Tokesakiria
PS3 [24]
2010 God Eater Alisa Ilynichna Omela PSP
Also Burst
2010 Dead or Alive Paradise Lisa PSP [24][25]
2010 White Knight Chronicles II Cisna
PS3 [24]
2010 Fate/extra Shiki Ryōgi PSP [24]
2010 The 3rd Birthday Aya Brea PSP [24]
2011 Star Driver#Star Driver shine of tact Galactic Bishounen legend
Star Driver 輝きのタクト 銀河美少年伝説
Sarina Endō PSP [24]
2011 Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Lightning, Aerith Gainsborough PSP [24]
2011 Dead or Alive: Dimensions La Mariposa 3DS [24]
2011 Gundam Memories: Tatakai no Kioku
ガンダムメモリーズ ~戦いの記憶~
Lunamaria Hawke
PSP [24]
2011 Black Rock Shooter: The Game Black Rock Shooter, White Rock Shooter PSP [76]
2011 Tales of Xillia Agria PS3 [24]
2011–12 Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Ling Xiaoyu Arcade/PS3/Xbox 360/Wii U [77]
2011 Final Fantasy Type-0 Diva PSP
2011 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Lightning Android/iOS/PC/PS3/Xbox 360 [24]
2012 Bakemonogatari Portable Shinobu Oshino PSP [24]
2012 Dead or Alive 5 La Mariposa PC/PS3/Xbox 360
Also Last Round in 2015
2012 Project X Zone Ling Xiaoyu, Alisa Ilinichina Amiella, Aura 3DS [24]
2012 Tales of Xillia 2 Agria PS3 [24]
2013 Monster Hunter Frontier G Utahime PC/PS3/PS Vita/Wii U/Xbox 360 [79]
2013 Resident Evil 6 Sherry Birkin Special Package [80]
2013 God Eater 2 Alisa Ilynichna Omela PSP [24][75]
2013 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Android/iOS/PC/PS3/Xbox 360
2014 Sengoku Basara 4 Ii Naotora PS3
Also Sumeragi in 2015
2014 Granblue Fantasy Arulumaya, Dark Angel Olivia Android/iOS/PC
2014 Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Aigis 3DS [24]
2014 Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold Aigis PS3 [24]
2014 Super Robot Wars OG Saga: Masō Kishin F – Coffin of the End Premier-Zania Val Halle Vere
PS3 [24]
2014 Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Rui Kagamiya Wii U [24]
2015 Captain Earth Mind Labyrinth Moco PS Vita [24]
2015 Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Kyōko Kuremi PS4/PS Vita [24][81]
2015–17 Tekken 7 Ling Xiaoyu Arcade/PC/PS4/Xbox One [82]
2015–16 Fate/Grand Order Alexander, Jeanne d'Arc/Jeanne d'Arc Alter, Leonardo da Vinci, Shiki Ryōgi Android/iOS
2015 Arslan Senki × Muso Farangis PS3/PS4 [24]
2015 Project X Zone 2 Ling Xiaoyu, Alisa Ilynichna Omela 3DS [24][25][83]
2015 Dissidia Final Fantasy Lightning Arcade/PS4
2016 Yakuza Kiwami Yumi Sawamura PS3/PS4 [24][84]
2016 Zero Time Dilemma Mira 3DS [24]
2016 World of Final Fantasy Lightning PC/PS4/PS Vita
2017 Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Maki Harukawa PC/PS4/PS Vita [85]
2017 Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Lightning, Aerith Gainsborough Android/iOS [86][87]
2017 Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Lightning PS4/PS Vita [88]
2017 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Zelenin 3DS
2018 God Eater Resonant Ops Alisa Ilynichna Omela Android/iOS [89]
2018 Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night Aigis PS4/PS Vita [90]
2018 BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Aigis PC/PS4/Switch [91]
2019 Dead or Alive 6 La Mariposa PC/PS4/Xbox One [92]



  • Sakamoto Maaya no Vitamin M (坂本真綾のビタミンM) - Bay-FM[93]
  • Sakamoto Maaya Chizu to Tegami to Koi no Uta (坂本真綾 地図と手紙と恋のうた) - TBS Radio[94]
    • Broadcast date: April 7, 2007 ~ March 28, 2009
  • Konica Minolta presents Night on the Planet - Tokyo FM
  • Yellow tail music tail - Tokyo FM
  • Sapporo Beer Key of Dish - Tokyo FM
  • Sakamoto Maaya no Naisho Hanashi (坂本真綾のナイショ話) - Nack5
  • Girls' School Fantasy – NACK5
  • Sakamoto Maaya I.D. (坂本真綾 I.D.) - Nack5, FM Osaka, FM Aichi
  • Sakamoto Maaya no Who Is Lucy (坂本真綾のWho Is Lucy, Sakamoto Maaya's Who Is Lucy)FM Fukuoka, Sendai City-FM, FM-Nigata, K-Mix
  • Sakamoto Maaya I.D. Night Flight (坂本真綾 I.D. Night Flight) - Nack5, FM Osaka, North Wave, Cross FM
  • Sakamoto Maaya no Escaflowneeyes (坂本真綾のEscaflowneeyes, Sakamoto Maaya's Escaflowneeyes) - Nippon Cultural Broadcasting
  • Sakamoto Maaya no Lucy's Radio Show (坂本真綾のLucy's Radio Show, Sakamoto Maaya's Lucy's Radio Show) - Nippon Cultural Broadcasting


  • Maaya Sakamoto's Full Moon Recital Hall (September 23, October 23, November 22, December 21, 2010) -Ustream
    • reading of Japanese literary works[95]
    • one of the special projects offered by a Japanese online magazine "Saizensen"

Other dubbingEdit

List of voice performances in other dubbing
Title Role Voice dub for Notes Source[13]
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Padmé Amidala Natalie Portman [24]
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones [24]
Cold Mountain Sara
Garden State Sam [96]
Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith Padmé Amidala [24]
Paris, je t'aime Francine
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Leslie [97]
My Blueberry Nights Francine [98]
Black Swan Nina Sayers
Hesher Nicole
Thor Jane Foster
No Strings Attached Dr. Emma K. Kurtzman
Your Highness Isabel [99]
Thor: The Dark World Jane Foster [100]
Jane Got a Gun Jane Hammond [101]
Jackie Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy [102]
Annihilation Lena
Agatha Christie's Poirot Egg Kimberley Nixon
Alice in Wonderland Alice Kingsleigh Mia Wasikowska
Alien: Covenant Janet "Danny" Daniels Katherine Waterston [103]
Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus Barbie Kelly Sheridan
Barbie: Fairytopia
Boogeyman 3 Sarah Morris Erin Cahill
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Brandy Harrington Kaley Cuoco [24]
Brilliant Legacy Go Eun Sung Han Hyo-joo
Death Note Mia Sutton Margaret Qualley
Die Hard Lucy McClane Taylor Fry 1990 TV Asahi edition [104]
Divergent Beatrice "Tris" Prior Shailene Woodley
Doctor Who Rose Tyler Billie Piper
Elementary Kitty Winter Ophelia Lovibond
Fantastic Four Susan Storm / Invisible Woman Jessica Alba
The Fate of the Furious Ramsey Nathalie Emmanuel
Fathers and Daughters Katie Davies Amanda Seyfried
Five Children and It Athena Jennifer Claridge
Flight 29 Down Taylor Hagan Lauren Storm
Furious 7 Ramsey Nathalie Emmanuel
Grey's Anatomy Bonnie Crasnoff Monica Keena Season 3
Glee Rachel Berry Lea Michele
Hart of Dixie Dr. Zoe Hart Rachel Bilson
Helix Dr. Sarah Jordan Jordan Hayes
High School Musical Taylor McKessie Monique Coleman
Hop Sam O'Hare Kaley Cuoco
Hunted Sam Hunter Melissa George
Independence Day: Resurgence Patricia Whitmore Maika Monroe
Inherent Vice Sortilège Joanna Newsom
Jumong Lady Soseono Han Hye-jin
Jurassic Park Lex Murphy Ariana Richards [24]
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Dorothy Gale Lea Michele [24]
Life Dr. Miranda North Rebecca Ferguson
Lost Girl Mackenzie "Kenzi" Malikov Ksenia Solo
The Man Who Invented Christmas Kate Dickens Morfydd Clark
Mars Marta Kamen Anamaria Marinca
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Sugar Plum Fairy Keira Knightley [105]
Pacific Rim Uprising Jules Reyes Adria Arjona
Pan Mary Amanda Seyfried
Pan Am Laura Cameron Margot Robbie
Ready Player One Art3mis / Samantha Cook Olivia Cooke
Restless Annabel "Annie" Cotton Mia Wasikowska
The Rechid Family Debbie Rechid Tajja Isen
Scream Queens Hester Ulrich Lea Michele
Shameless Fiona Gallagher Emmy Rossum
Sing Rosita Reese Witherspoon
Snow White and the Huntsman Snow White Kristen Stewart
Star Wars: Clone Wars Padmé Amidala Grey DeLisle 2003 TV series [24]
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Catherine Taber TV film [24]
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 TV series [24]
Stoker India Stoker Mia Wasikowska
Stretch Charlie Jessica Alba
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Fawn Ginnifer Goodwin
Transcendence Bree Kate Mara
True Blood Sookie Stackhouse Anna Paquin
The Vampire Diaries Sybil Nathalie Kelley
War & Peace Natasha Rostova Lily James
World War Z Segen Daniella Kertesz


Awards and nominationsEdit

In the 23rd Anime Grand Prix, she ranked tenth place under the voice actress category with 126 votes.[106]

In addition, in the first Seiyu Awards, she was nominated for "Best Actress in a leading role" for her portrayal of Haruhi Fujioka in Ouran High School Host Club as well as "Best Musical Performance" for Tsubasa Chronicle's ending theme Loop.[107]

Year Title Award Result
2008 Triangler 13th Animation Kobe Theme Song Award Won
2013 Daddy Long Legs 38th Kikuta Kazuo Theater Prize for Theater grand-prix[108] Nominated



  • Sakamoto Maaya no Manpukuron (坂本真綾の満腹論) – Currently in Newtype.

- A monthly column


  • I.D. (アイディ。) – December 9, 2005[109] – Essay collection
  • Chizu to Tegami to Koi no Uta (地図と手紙と恋のうた) – April 18, 2008[110] – Photo and lyrics book compilation
  • from everywhere. – February 21, 2011[111] – Essay collection


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