SAKAMOTO Maaya

Sakamoto Maaya new single “Uchuu no kioku” out on July 24th.

"BEM (Anime)" Intro Theme Song: Uchu no Kioku / Maaya Sakamoto

Uchuu no Kioku (single cover)
Courtesy of CD Japan

Singer, songwriter, and seiyuu Maaya SAKAMOTO is releasing a new single on July 24th! Titled Uchuu no Kioku, the leading and title song of the single is composed by Sheena Ringo, and features jazz overtones that are a bit different from Maaya’s usual musical influences. Two coupling songs will be included, and the instrumental tracks for all 3 songs will also be on this disc.

“Uchuu no kioku” will be the opening to a remake of the animated show Youkai Ningen BEM, originally aired in 1968. The show has been remade several times, and the 20th anniversary remake will be the second animated remake, and the third overall.

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Saturday, June 29th, 2019 Release news No Comments

Sakamoto Maaya new single “CLEAR” out in January!

CLEAR (single cover)
Courtesy of Amazon Japan

Popular singer/seiyuu Sakamoto Maaya is releasing a new single on January 31st! “CLEAR” will be the theme song to a new Card Captor Sakura TV animation series. Maaya is reprising this role, as she sang the theme song to the CCS anime show, titled “Platinum,” 18 years ago.

This single will include 5 tracks total; in addition to the title song, an original song titled “Record” and an acoustic live version of “Platinum” will be released as B-sides, and instrumental versions of the 2 new songs will be included.

Limited first-press bonus of a Card Captor Sakura sticker will be included for those who order the single, and are currently listed as available on CD Japan.

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Monday, December 11th, 2017 Release news 1 Comment

Sakamoto Maaya – Live Tour 2015-2016 “Follow me up” Final at Nakano Sun Plaza [CD album data + review]

front back

format: CD album, 2 disc set
label: Victor
disc#: VTZL-121 (CD+DVD) | VTCL-60431~2 (CD)
price: 4000 yen (CD+DVD) | 3300 yen (CD)
release date: 2016-07-27
track times: 1:15:56 | 1:00:19

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Saturday, November 5th, 2016 2010s from Japan, Live albums No Comments

Artist Spotlight :: Sakamoto Maaya

Sakamoto Maaya, image taken from the Yoko Kanno Database, http://jameswong.com/ykproject/


This feature is Maaya SAKAMOTO. (Adapted from the original post on my old blog)

This artist turns out to be difficult for me to justify, precisely because she is my all-time favorite singer. Or maybe I shouldn’t say singer; she prefers to think of herself as a person who, among other things, sings, as opposed to being defined as a singer. And why Maaya-san? I’ll get to that in a moment… › Continue reading

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Friday, November 27th, 2015 Artist of the Month No Comments

Sakamoto Maaya – Light of Love [Japanese lyrics with English translation]

artist: Sakamoto Maaya
title: Light of Love
discs: Hotchpotch (collection album)
            Brain Powerd Original Soundtrack 2 (soundtrack)

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Monday, September 8th, 2014 Japanese lyrics No Comments

Sakamoto Maaya – Remedy [Japanese lyrics with English translation]

artist: Sakamoto Maaya
title: Remedy
discs: Kazeyomi (album)
            everywhere (compilation album)

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 Japanese lyrics No Comments

Sakamoto Maaya – SONIC BOOM [Japanese lyrics with English translation]

artist: Sakamoto Maaya
title: SONIC BOOM
disc: Kazeyomi (album)

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Sakamoto Maaya – Kazeyomi [CD album data + review]

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title: かぜよみ | Kazeyomi :: Wind Reader
format: CD album (limited edition includes DVD)
label: Victor
disc#: VTZL-8 (CD+DVD) | VTCL-60085 (CD)
price: 3400 yen (CD+DVD) | 2900 yen (CD)
release date: 2009-01-14
track time: 0:58:13
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Saturday, January 31st, 2009 2000s from Japan, Albums No Comments
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