Aki Maeda

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Aki Maeda
前田 亜季
Born (1985-07-11) 11 July 1985 (age 32)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actress, singer, model
Years active 1993-present
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Musical career
Genres Japanese Pop
Instruments Vocals
Website Official Site

Aki Maeda (前田 亜季, Maeda Aki, born 11 July 1985) is a Japanese actress and singer. She has an older sister named Ai Maeda.

She is perhaps best known in the west for her role as Noriko Nakagawa in the controversial 2000 film "Battle Royale", which she reprised for its sequel "Battle Royale II: Requiem". She graduated from Hosei University in 2008.[1]






Studio albums[edit]

    • 1999: Winter Tales
    • 2000: Boys be... original soundtrack
    • 2005: we are PARAN MAUM -- Paran Maum (as drummer)
    • 2005: Linda Linda Linda original soundtrack (as drummer of Paran Maum)


    • 1999: Gomen Ne
    • 2000: Daijōbu (part of the Boys be... original soundtrack)
    • 2000: Genki no SHOWER (This song can also be found on the original Japanese Yu-Gi-Oh! anime soundtrack.)


    • 2001: Newcomer of the Year, Awards of the Japanese Academy: Battle Royale[2]


  1. ^ (in Japanese) http://talent.yahoo.co.jp/pf/detail/pp16502
  2. ^ "Aki Maeda - Awards - IMDb". imdb.com. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 

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