Maya Okamoto (岡本 麻弥, Okamoto Maya), born February 3, 1967 in Shinjuku, Tokyo, is a well-known classic seiyū. She had the good luck of landing a main role as her debut - Team Mom Emma in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam. She often plays either The Cutie (sometimes broken, sometimes not) or Ms. Fanservice roles.
She did live in America for a while, staying in Los Angeles in 1999 while having Permanent Residence status to study theater. Maya lived between LA and Tokyo for a while before moving back to Japan after 9/11. It's unknown if she'll move back again to America again.
Notable roles by Maya Okamoto
- Eliade in D.Gray-Man
- Emma Sheen in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
- Haruka Minato in Martian Successor Nadesico
- Lamda Nom in Dangaioh
- Leina Ashta in Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
- Ling Ling in the Darkstalkers OVA
- Marine in Saber Marionette J
- Maya Jingu in Burn Up!
- Miharu in Speed Grapher
- Nurse Harumi in Irresponsible Captain Tylor
- Ramia in Pretty Sammy
- Reira Yakushiji in Hugtto! Pretty Cure
- Sarah Bryant in the Virtua Fighter anime
- Soletta Orihime in Sakura Wars
- Yuki Saiko in in Silent Möbius
- Yuriko in Kusatta Kyoushi no Houteishiki