A High School Student
Singing in a “MOVE”


Today, she lives the life of a high school student in the U.S. Maya moves forward with her singing career, posting TikTok videos of herself singing as she strums an acoustic guitar. She burst into the limelight in March 2023 as she sang “Just the Two Of Us” in a TikTok video. Maya captured the attention of people from all over the world, and in the blink of an eye, her video received 3,800,000 views. Today, Maya has more than 120,000 followers. Her unique voice, which is strong and rings free, caught the attention of music producer Yoko Kanno. Maya’s performance has recently been showcased in Honda’s new commercial.

Hi Maya, what is your dream?

My dream is to sing and enjoy every bit of music until the end of my life. I believe that music has the power to make move people forward.

What is the driving force behind your dream?

As it may sound a little bit cliche, I genuinely love music and singing so much, and I can’t imagine myself without it. Words of encouragement and my love towards music move me forward.

Did you confront any difficulties on the way to achieving your dream?

Being both a student and an artist can be challenging, but I try to stay positive and optimistic to enjoy every moment of my life.

What is your next challenge?

My next challenge would be shaping myself as an artist to be recognized by the people in the world.

How did you feel about being casted for the commercial?

It was an honor to be able to participate in this project. Everything felt like a dream because it went by so fast, and I loved and enjoyed every second! And my grandparents are big fans of Honda!