Maaya Sakamoto

Maaya Sakamoto Movies and TV Shows

Maaya Sakamoto is a Japanese 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, Shiki Ryougi in the Kara no Kyoukai film series, and Motoko Kusanagi in the newer Ghost in the Shell films and series. In video games she voices Aura and Natsume in .hack, Lisa Hamilton / La Mariposa in Dead or Alive, Aeris in Kingdom Hearts, Aigis in Persona 3, Lightning in Final Fantasy XIII games, Ling Xiaoyu in the Tekken series, and Alisa Illinichina Amiella in God Eater. 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. Her singles "Tune the Rainbow", "Loop", "Ame ga Furu", and "Triangler" 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 and Yūnagi Loop 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. She held a concert at the Nippon Budokan on March 31, 2010, her thirtieth birthday. 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.

Personal info

Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
Arknights
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 70%
role:
Talulah (voice)
2022

Action

Adventure

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.1
70%
2021

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
79%
Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
IMDB 8.0
TMDB 83%
role:
Mari Illustrious Makinami (voice)
2021

Action

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.0
83%
2020

Animation

Drama

Music

Romance

6.8
75%
2020

Action

Adventure

Animation

7.1
71%
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2020

Animation

Crime

Mystery

7.3
69%
Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul
IMDB 8.0
TMDB 84%
role:
Lyza / Narration (voice)
2020

Adventure

Animation

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.0
84%
Stars Align
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 86%
role:
Kinuyo Kasuga (voice)
2019

Animation

Drama

7.4
86%
2019

Action

Adventure

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.2
81%
To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 81%
role:
Elizabeth (voice)
2019

Action

Adventure

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.2
81%
Carole & Tuesday
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 78%
role:
Crystal (voice)
2019

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.8
78%
2019

Action

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Romance

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.8
79%
2018

Action

Adventure

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.0
76%
The Piano Forest
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 60%
role:
Ichinose Reiko
2018

Animation

Comedy

Drama

7.2
60%
2017

Action

Adventure

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.6
77%
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Re:Creators
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 64%
role:
Chikujouin Makagami (voice)
2017

Action

Adventure

Animation

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
64%
2017

Action

Animation

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.6
78%
Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu
IMDB 7.9
TMDB 80%
role:
Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade (voice)
2017

Animation

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.9
80%
The Great Passage
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 74%
role:
Hayashi Kaguya
2016

Animation

Drama

7.4
74%
Ajin: Demi-Human - Collide
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 87%
role:
Meyers (voice)
Not available
2016

Action

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.8
87%
Not available
Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 81%
role:
Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade (voice)
2016

Animation

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.6
81%
2016

Action

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.0
76%
2016

Action

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.2
78%
Ajin
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 82%
role:
Meyers (voice) & 1 more
2016

Action

Adventure

Animation

Mystery

7.6
82%
Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 78%
role:
Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade (voice)
2016

Action

Animation

Horror

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.3
78%
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God Eater
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 66%
role:
Alisa Ilyinichna Omela (voice)
2015

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
66%
Ushio and Tora
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 82%
role:
Sumako Aotsuki
2015

Action

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Drama

7.6
82%
The Heroic Legend of Arslan
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 70%
role:
Falangies (voice)
2015

Action

Adventure

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.5
70%
Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 75%
role:
Motoko Kusanagi (voice) & 2 more
2015

Action

Adventure

Animation

Crime

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.5
75%
2015

Action

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.7
71%
Black Butler: Book of Murder
IMDB 7.9
TMDB 79%
role:
Ciel Phantomhive
2014

Adventure

Animation

Mystery

7.9
79%
2014

Action

Animation

Crime

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
70%
2014

Action

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
68%
2013

Action

Animation

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
72%
2013

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.4
66%
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 74%
role:
Mari Illustrious Makinami (voice)
2012

Action

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
74%
Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 73%
role:
Funamushi (voice)
2012

Action

Animation

Drama

History

6.8
73%
Chihayafuru
IMDB 8.1
TMDB 83%
role:
Inokuma Haruka
2011

Animation

Drama

8.1
83%
2011

Action

Adventure

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.3
52%
2011

Action

Adventure

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
71%
Death Note Relight 2: L's Successors
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 73%
role:
Kiyomi Takada (voice)
2009

Animation

Crime

Drama

TV Movie

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
73%
2009

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.5
76%
Monogatari
IMDB 8.0
TMDB 81%
role:
Shinobu Oshino / Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade
2009

Animation

Comedy

Drama

Mystery

8.0
81%
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
IMDB 7.9
TMDB 79%
role:
Mari Illustrious Makinami (voice) & 1 more
2009

Action

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.9
79%
2008

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.7
70%
Black Butler
IMDB 7.7
TMDB 78%
role:
Ciel Phantomhive
2008

Animation

Comedy

Drama

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.7
78%
2008

Action

Animation

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.9
80%
2008

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
73%
Soul Eater
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 73%
role:
Crona
2008

Action

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.8
73%
2008

Action

Animation

Crime

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.3
71%
2007

Action

Animation

Crime

7.1
72%
2007

Action

Animation

Crime

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
66%
Kanon
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 74%
role:
Mishio Amano
2006

Animation

Comedy

Drama

7.5
74%
Ouran High School Host Club
IMDB 8.2
TMDB 77%
role:
Haruhi Fujioka & 1 more
2006

Animation

Comedy

Drama

8.2
77%
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 71%
role:
Aerith Gainsborough (voice)
2005

Action

Adventure

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.2
71%
2005

Action

Animation

Crime

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.3
77%
The Vision of Escaflowne
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 81%
role:
Hitomi Kanzaki
1996

Action

Adventure

Animation

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.8
81%
Ghost in the Shell
IMDB 7.9
TMDB 79%
role:
Kusanagi Girl (voice)
1995

Action

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.9
79%

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving Maaya Sakamoto are, for example, The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time and Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop.
The streaming services with the largest selection are Amazon, Prime Video and iTunes.
The best StreamHint ratings are Chihayafuru (8.2), Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (8.2) and Ouran High School Host Club (8.0).
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