Aki Maeda (前田亜季 Maeda Aki) is a Japanese actress, seiyu, and singer. She is the younger sister of actress Ai Maeda. She was first discovered by a talent scout while at a hamburger shop with her mother in 1992 and started acting in television commercials soon thereafter. She is currently represented by Gran Papa talent office. Although she has enjoyed a long career in both film and television, she is probably still best known for playing Noriko Nakagawa in the 2001 film Battle Royale and its 2003 sequel, Battle Royale II: Requiem.


  • Maeda attended Hosei University and tried to balance school with her career, but schoolwork had to take priority.
  • Her favorite actress is Eri Fukatsu

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  • Name: Aki Maeda (前田亜季 Maeda Aki)
  • Birth date: July 11, 1985
  • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Blood type: A
  • Height: 5' 0¼" (153cm)
  • Hobbies: Music, drums
  • Specialty: Swimming


  • 2001 Awards of the Japanese Academy


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