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VA Mikako Komatsu announces pregnancy with husband Tomoaki Maeno

Mikako Komatsu is the voice of Maki Zen'in from Jujutsu Kaisen, while Tomoaki Maeno is the voice of Zhongli from Genshin Impact.

By: Nicole S. Castro on August 17, 2022 at 12:56 PHT

Married voice actors Mikako Komatsu and Tomoaki Maeno have announced Komatsu's pregnancy on their respective social media accounts. The couple got married in 2020.

Mikako Komatsu and Tomoaki Maeno

Below is Komatsu's official announcement on her Instagram.

Translation by AniradioPlus:

I am happy to announce that we have been blessed with a new life. With immense gratitude for this precious miracle, I am spending time with my changing body day by day. Now, I am pleased to report we are in a stable phase of pregnancy. I will continue to work as much as I can while consulting those around me on what will be good for my health. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all those who have been supporting me. Please continue to watch over me in the future. -Mikako Komatsu

Maeno has made a similar announcement on his Twitter, adding they waited for the pregnancy to stabilize before making it public. Like Komatsu, he says he will work hard like always and requests the fans' continued support.

Mikako Komatsu is a Japanese voice actress affiliated with Hirata Office. Some of her most notable anime roles include Maki Zen'in from Jujutsu Kaisen, Setsuna from Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon, and Mio Ibuki from Classroom of the Elite.

Tomoaki Maeno is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with Arts Vision. Some of his most notable roles include White Blood Cell (Neutrophil) U-1146 from Cells at Work!, Decim from Death Parade, and Zhongli from Genshin Impact.

Source: Tomoaki Maeno official Twitter, Mikako Komatsu official Instagram, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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