坂本真綾

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Maaya Sakamoto (坂本 真綾, Sakamoto Maaya, born March 31, 1980) is a Japanese singer-songwriter, actress, and voice actress who 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. She released her debut single Yakusoku wa Iranai, in collaboration with Yoko Kanno under Victor Entertainment on April 24, 1996.

She has also branched into singing, performing songs in both English and Japanese. As well as being a prolific voice actress, she has also had several successful releases; despite initially only modestly selling, 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. She is also the Japanese voice dub-over artist for Natalie Portman.

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  6. ^ "Loop Past Rankings" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  7. ^ "Ame ga Furu Past Rankings" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  8. ^ "Triangler Past Rankings" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  9. ^ "Shōnen Alice Past Rankings" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  10. ^ "Yūnagi Loop Past Rankings" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 グレープフルーツ 坂本真綾 4.5 5
1998 DIVE 坂本真綾 5 5
2001 Lucy 坂本真綾 5 3
2003 少年アリス 坂本真綾 3
2005 夕凪LOOP 坂本真綾 4
2009 かぜよみ 坂本真綾 4.5 3
2011 You can’t catch me 坂本真綾 4.5 4
2011 Driving in the silence 坂本真綾 2
2013 Singer-Songwriter 坂本真綾 1

Album + Audiobook

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Escaflowne Prologue 1 Earth 坂本真綾 3

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 シングルコレクション+ ハチポチ 坂本真綾 5
2003 シングルコレクション+ ニコパチ 坂本真綾 5 6
2010 everywhere 坂本真綾 5 3
2012 シングルコレクション+ ミツバチ 坂本真綾 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 LIVE 2013 “Roots of SSW” 坂本真綾 2

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 約束はいらない 坂本真綾 5 4
1997 CLAMP学園探偵団 MINI SOUND TRACK 坂本真綾 5 2
1997 Gift 坂本真綾 4 3
1998 奇跡の海 坂本真綾 5 2
1998 走る 坂本真綾 5 1
1999 プラチナ 坂本真綾 3
2000 指輪 坂本真綾 2
2000 しっぽのうた 坂本真綾 2
2000 マメシバ 坂本真綾 5 1
2002 ヘミソフィア 坂本真綾 5 2
2003 gravity 坂本真綾 5 2
2003 tune the rainbow 坂本真綾 5 3
2005 ループ 坂本真綾 4 2
2006 風待ちジェット / スピカ 坂本真綾 4 2
2007 さいごの果実 坂本真綾 5 1
2008 トライアングラー 坂本真綾 5 2
2008 雨が降る 坂本真綾 5 2
2009 マジックナンバー 坂本真綾 5 2
2010 DOWN TOWN / やさしさに包まれたなら 坂本真綾 3
2011 Buddy 坂本真綾 2
2011 おかえりなさい 坂本真綾 2
2012 モアザンワーズ 坂本真綾 1
2013 セクレアール 坂本真綾 1
2014 SAVED. / Be mine! 坂本真綾 3
2014 レプリカ 坂本真綾 3
2015 幸せについて私が知っている5つの方法 / 色彩 坂本真綾 3
2015 これから 坂本真綾 3
2015 あなたを保つもの/まだうごく 坂本真綾Cornelius 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 イージーリスニング 坂本真綾 4.35 3
2007 30minutes night flight 坂本真綾 4 4

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