Maaya Sakamoto to Release Double A-side Single “Sumire / Kotoba ni Dekinai” on May 25!

Product information

Title: Sumire/Kotoba ni Dekinai
Artist: Maaya Sakamoto
Release date: May 25, 2022
Product No.:
Limited first edition: VTZL-200
Regular edition: VTCL-35345
Limited first edition: ¥4,290 (inc. tax)
Regular edition: ¥1,540 (inc. tax)


1. Sumire (OP theme of Deaimon)
Lyrics: Maaya Sakamoto, Composition: Shigeru Kishida, Arrangement: Shigeru Kishida, Kento Ohgiya
2. Kotoba ni Dekinai (ED theme of Ascendance of a Bookworm season 3)
Lyrics/Composition: Maaya Sakamoto, Arrangement: h-wonder
3. Senri no Michi (-studio live-bayfm “Vitamin M” 1,000th episode commemorative song)
Lyrics/Composition: Maaya Sakamoto, Arrangement/Piano: Kento Ohgiya
4. Sumire (Instrumental)
5. Kotoba ni Dekinai (Instrumental)

Limited first edition Blu-ray contents

Maaya Sakamoto Acoustic Live & Talk 2020
01. Uchuu no Kioku
02. MC1
03. Million Clouds
04. Flash
05. Watashi e
06. MC2
07. Gyakko
08. Yakudo
09. MC3
10. Immunity Up Medley
Spica – Yucca – CLEAR – GIFT – tune the rainbow – Hikari Are – Get No Satisfaction! – Platinum
11. Clover
12. MC4
13. Itsuka Tabi ni Deru Hi


Kento Ohgiya: Keyboard & band master
Ichiro Fujiya: Bass
Masao Fukunaga: Percussion
Kazuma Sotozono: Guitar

Recorded on November 29, 2020 at Zepp Tokyo

Distribution information

Available on streaming services and major download sites such as the iTunes Store, RecoChoku, and mora from May 25.

Streaming services: Apple Music, LINE MUSIC, Spotify, YouTube Music, Amazon Music Unlimited, AWA, KKBOX, Rakuten Music, TOWER RECORDS MUSIC, ANiUTa

Maaya Sakamoto Profile

Born in Tokyo. Active as a child actress from age eight. She made her CD debut in 1996 with the single “Yakusoku wa Iranai.” In 2011, her album You can’t catch me topped the Oricon chart. In 2013, she released Singer-Songwriter, the first album for which she wrote all the music. In the same year, she won the 38th Kazuo Kikuta Theater Award for her performance as Jerusha in the musical Daddy-Long-Legs.

In 2019, she released her 30th single “Uchuu no Kioku” (produced by Ringo Sheena) and her 10th original album Kyou Dake no Ongaku. In 2020, she released her 25th anniversary album Single Collection+ Achikochi and the digital single “Yakudo,” which topped the Oricon chart.

In 2021, she released her concept album Duets, which featured a variety of artists, and in the same month, she celebrated the 25th anniversary of her CD debut with a concert at Yokohama Arena, which is now on sale on Blu-ray and DVD . She also published her first lyrics book Shishu (Kadokawa), which contains not only her songs, but also the lyrics that she wrote for Kinki Kids’ “Hikari no Kehai,” Mamoru Miyano’s “Toumei,” Walküre’s “Kaze wa Yokoku naku Fuku, ” and more.

She is a voice actress, actress, lyricist, essay writer, and radio personality, and her vibrant voice has won the support of fans all over the world.

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