Sakamoto Maaya (坂本真綾, born March 31, 1980 in Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese voice actress (seiyuu) and singer. Known for her clear voice, and working as a voice-over actress for foreign movies and TV commercials from the age of 8, her life reached a turning point at the age of 16 when she played in her first animated series The Vision of Escaflowne, as the lead female character. She also sang the opening song, which became her debut single in 1996. Since then she has performed many other insert songs for various TV anime series, for which she has become notably popular. Read more about 坂本真綾 on Last.fm.