Sawada performing in Maryland, U.S
|Birth name||Sawada Masayo (沢田 雅世)|
|Born||July 26, 1974|
Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan
|Genres||Japanese pop, electropop, anison|
|Labels||Nippon Columbia / Columbia Music Entertainment|
|Associated acts||Cyber Nation Network, Project.R, Otokaze, Karate Bravo|
Masayo Sawada (沢田 雅世 Sawada Masayo), (born July 26, 1974) better known by her stagename Sister MAYO, is a Japanese singer. She is a member of the Columbia Music Entertainment duo Cyber Nation Network, and a vocalist in Project.R which performs many theme songs for the Super Sentai series, some have reached the top ten in Oricon's charts. Her best-known songs as a soloist have been the opening theme of Haré+Guu and the ending theme of Mahou Sentai Magiranger. She is the younger sister of heavy metal musician Taiji, with whom she was in the rock band Otokaze.
After attending vocational school, she got a job at a travel agency. After suffering from a herniated disc, she decided to pursue her dream of being a musician. She released her first single in 1997 under her own name. A producer gave her her stage name when she joined Cyber Nation Network.
In appearances, she generally wears a baseball cap. Prior to the release of "Jumon Kōrin ~ Magical Force" (呪文降臨～マジカル・フォース Jumon Kōrin ~ Majikaru Fōsu, "The Spell Advent ~ Magical Force"), she also wore glasses, out of shyness. Nippon Columbia asked her to take off one or the other, and she decided to keep the cap.
|"Legend of Blizzard"
As Masayo Sawada with B-Club Band
Theme song for Queens Road video game
|Love Tropicana (LOVE♡トロピカーナ Rabu Toropikāna)
As Sister MAYO
Opening theme song for Hare+Guu
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|"Jumon Kōrin ~ Magical Force" (呪文降臨～マジカル・フォース Jumon Kōrin ~ Majikaru Fōsu, "The Spell Advent ~ Magical Force")
As Sister MAYO
Ending theme song for Mahou Sentai Magiranger
|"Patta Potta Monta" (パッタポッタモン太)
As Sister MAYO
Theme song for Patta Potta Monta (ja:パッタポッタモン太)
|"Pururun! Shizuku-Chan" (ぷるるんっ！しずくちゃん Pururun! Shizukachan)
As Sister MAYO with D.D.S.
Theme song for Shizuku-chan anime television series.
|Sister MAYO Best Album: Sister Mayo No. 1 (Sister MAYOベストアルバム『Sister MAYO 1号』 Shisutā MAYO besuto arubamu “shisutā MAYO 1-gō”)||
- "歌姫Sister MAYOのアルバムが発売！ ：zakzakアニメ★声優" (in Japanese). zakzak. Archived from the original on 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
- "オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" [Oricon Ranking Information Service 'You Big Tree']. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved February 23, 2014.
- 沢田雅世のシングル作品 [Masayo Sawada Single Sales Rankings]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved August 6, 2016.
- "Sister MAYO : Disco". Diva Rant (Sister Mayo official website). Retrieved 24 February 2016.
- "LEGEND OF BLIZZARD – 沢田雅世" [Legend of Blizzard – Masayo Sawada]. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved February 24, 2016.
- "Patta Potta Monta! Theme Songs: Sister Mayo: Amazon.ca: Music". amazon.ca. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
- "1st Kingrun Anime Songs Kōhaku TV Event Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved 24 February 2016.
- Official website ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
- Masayo Sawada at Oricon ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
- Sister Mayo with Karate Bravo at Oricon ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
- Sister MAYO @ Anison Generation ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)
- Sister Mayo at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
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