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						Maaya Sakamoto

Maaya Sakamoto

Date of Birth March 31, 1980
Age 43 years, 2 months, 9 days
Place of Birth Tokyo
Country Japan
Profession Voice Actress
Horoscope Aries

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Maaya Sakamoto is a famous Voice Actress, born on March 31, 1980 in Japan. As of January 9, 2023, Maaya Sakamoto’s net worth is $5 Million. Her singles “Tune the Rainbow,” “Loop,” “Ame ga Furu,” and “Triangler” all landed within the top 10 of the Oricon singles chart. She had similar success with her albums Shōnen Alice, Yūnagi Loop and You Can’t Catch Me, the latter landing the top chart spot.

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Using her voice as a singer-songwriter and voice actress, Maaya provided the voice Hitomi Kanzaki in The Vision of Escaflowne, just one of countless anime and animation voice roles over her two-plus decade career. In the 23rd Anime Grand Prix, she ranked tenth place under the voice actress category with 126 votes..

She married Kenichi Suzumura in 2011. She has an older brother.

Maaya Sakamoto (坂本 真綾 , Sakamoto Maaya, born March 31, 1980) is a Japanese actress, voice actress and singer. 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 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, Merlin in The Seven Deadly Sins, Shiki Ryōgi in The Garden of Sinners 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, Maki Harukawa in Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony, Aerith Gainsborough in Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy VII Remake, Aigis in Persona 3, Lightning in the Final Fantasy XIII games, Ling Xiaoyu in Tekken, and Alisa Ilinichina Amiella in God Eater.

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Born in Tokyo, Sakamoto grew up in a family formed by her parents and her older brother. 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.

Maaya Sakamoto Net Worth

Maaya Sakamoto is one of the richest Voice Actress & listed on most popular Voice Actress. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Maaya Sakamoto's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Voice Actress
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She debuted as a voice actress in 1992 in Little Twins.

Born in Tokyo, Sakamoto grew up in a family formed by her parents and her older brother. 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.

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. 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.

In 1996, she was given the role of Hitomi Kanzaki, the leading role in the TV anime series The Vision of Escaflowne. 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. 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, 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.

Maaya Sakamoto Husband

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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. In 2011, her seventh album You Can’t Catch Me became her first album to reach the first stop of the Oricon charts.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Voice Actress. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Japan. Maaya Sakamoto celebrates birthday on March 31 of every year.

In 2003, Sakamoto made her debut as a theatre actress on the Japanese version of the musical Les Misérables, playing the role of Éponine. 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. 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. 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.

Who did Maaya Sakamoto voice?

Maaya Sakamoto

Does Maaya Sakamoto have a child?

The agencies of voice actors Maaya Sakamoto and Kenichi Suzumura announced on Thursday that the couple have given birth to their first child. The actors issued the following joint statement: “Our first child was born the other day. Both mother and child are healthy. We will endeavor to grow alongside our child.

Who is Maaya Sakamoto husband?

Kenichi Suzumura

How old is Maaya Sakamoto?

42 years (March 31, 1980)

Does Maaya Sakamoto speak English?

Fluent in Japanese, can speak some English. Gave her first U.S. concert on July 3rd at the 2005 Anime Expo in Anaheim, California. During the eight-song concert (with a one-song encore), Ms. Sakamoto amazed her fans by speaking entirely in fluent English throughout the show.

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.

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. “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.

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.

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