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Yakusoku wa Iranai

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Sakamoto Maaya
Yakusoku wa Iranai (約束はいらない)
Catalog Number
  1. Yakusoku wa Iranai (約束はいらない; I Don't Need Promises)
  2. Tomodachi (ともだち; Friends)
  3. Yakusoku wa Iranai (Original Karaoke)
  4. Hitomi no Tarot Uranai (ひとみのタロット占い; Hitomi's Tarot Reading)


"Yakusoku wa Iranai" is the debut single released by Sakamoto Maaya. The title track was used as the opening theme to the anime Tenkuu Escaflowne which she voiced the character Kanzaki Hitomi, while "Tomodachi" is an insert songs for the same anime and "Hitomi no Tarot Uranai" is a short drama featuring Sakamoto's voices. The single reached # on the Oricon charts and charted for 4 weeks, selling 30,140 copies.

Song Information

Iwasato Yuho
Kanno Yoko
Other Information
Arrangement: Kanno Yoko
Keyboards: Kanno Yoko
Acoustic guitar: Furukawa Masayoshi
Synthesizer manipulate: Sakamoto Shunsuke, Urata Keishi
Backing vocals: Gabriela Robin


There are four known versions of Yakusoku wa Iranai to be found in Sakamoto Maaya's discography. These include:

Yakusoku wa Iranai
Found on the "Yakusoku wa Iranai" single as track #1, Grapefruit album as track #8, Single Collection+ Hotchpotch album as track #1, everywhere album as track #14 of the first disc, Tenkuu no Escaflowne Original Soundtrack album as track #1, EMOTION 20 Shuunen Kinen Theme Collection ~ TV-hen album as track #5 of the first disc and Kanno Yoko's album Space Bio Charge as track #3 of the second disc.
Yakusoku wa Iranai (Original Karaoke)
Found on the "Yakusoku wa Iranai" single as track #3. This is the standard version except without vocals.
Yakusoku wa Iranai (Short Version)
Found on the Gaea no Omoi album as track #1.
Yakusoku wa Iranai (TV EDIT)
Found on the THE VISION OF ESCAFLOWNE ~lovers only album as track #1.

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