|Native name 前田 愛|
Genres Japanese Pop, R&B
Siblings Aki Maeda
|Years active 1993-present|
Name Ai Maeda
Albums Night Fly, night fly - EP
Origin Tokyo, Japan
|Born October 4, 1983 (age 32) (1983-10-04) |
Spouse Kankuro Nakamura VI (m. 2009)
Movies Battle Royale, Battle Royale II: Requiem, Gamera 3: The Revenge, Senritsu Meikyu, Kill Bill Volume 1
Similar People Aki Maeda, Kankuro Nakamura VI, Yuka Nomura, Nakamura Kanzaburo XVIII, Kenta Fukasaku
Education Aoyama Gakuin University
Occupation Singer, Actress, Model
Ai maeda in the days of chidol2
Ai Maeda (前田 愛, Maeda Ai, born 4 October 1983 in Tokyo) is a Japanese actress, singer and model.
Maeda is notable for performing Shiori Kitano in the 2003 film Battle Royale II: Requiem, as well as for voicing the title role in the anime series Kino's Journey (for which she also performed a theme song to the series, "The Beautiful World"). Her younger sister is Aki Maeda. Ai Maeda came into the spotlight when she was only 8 years old, appearing in a McDonald's commercial. From there her career started off. She modeled along with her sister Aki Maeda when they were young until she was 16/17 years old, when she starred in many movies and TV series.
Maeda is skilled in the piano, Tate (fighting battles on the movie set) and the English language (Ai studied abroad in Canada for a year in 2000). She starred in the 3-D Ghost horror film Shock Labyrinth 3D, which was directed by Takashi Shimizu.
She is a graduate of Aoyama Gakuin University (Faculty of Economics, International Politics and Communications).
In 2009, Maeda married Kabuki actor Nakamura Kankurō VI and they have two sons.
The title track was used in Kino's Journey ending theme