better known by her stage name May'n (メイン Mein), Her Real Name "May Nakabayashi" is a Japanese singer from Nagoya who is affiliated with the Horipro talent agency. Aspiring to become a musician since childhood, she began her music activities in 2003 upon passing an audition held by Horipro. She made her major debut in 2005 under the Universal Music label with the release of her first single "Crazy Crazy Crazy". She would release two more singles under Universal Music, before transferring to Vict... Read more
21 October 1989
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
2009 . Drama, Romance, Animation, Science Fiction . 2h 0m
As Sheryl Nome (Singer). Half retelling of the original Frontier series, half new story. Conspiracies arise within the Frontier government when Sheryl Nome arrives to the colonial fleet for her concert and is soon marked as a spy for Galaxy while childhood friends, Alto Saotome and Ranka Lee both try to achieve their dreams as the battle between Frontier and the Vajra draws closer.
2011 . Action, Animation, Romance . 1h 55m
As Sheryl Nome (Singer). Picking up from where the previous movie left off, Ranka's star career flourishes while Sheryl's health rapidly deteriorates after collapsing during a live performance. At the same time, separate factions are maneuvering behind the scenes seeking to control the Vajra horde by utilizing the singing abilities of the two songstresses. As the entire Macross Frontier fleet begins to wage its final war on the Vajra, Alto finally makes a choice between Ranka and Sheryl.
2009 . 2h 47m
Executive producer. In November 2008, a live concert of Macross Frontier's music was performed by May'n, Megumi Nakajima, and Yoko Kanno.
2010 . Music, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation . 38 m
As Sheryl Nome (Singer). Music clip collection release from anime series Macross Frontier featuring eight music clips and popular scenes from TV series and theatrical features. Also includes newly-created footage such as interview with Ranka and Sheryl and TV spot starring Ranka plus choreography footage starring 3D character version of Nakajima Megumi & May'n.
2012 . Action, Animation, Music, Science Fiction . 1h 30m
As Sheryl Nome (Singer). Set in 2059, five decades after the Space War I conflict seen in the first Macross story. Macross Frontier, the 25th New Macross Class super-long-distance colonization fleet, is journeying through the galaxy to a new paradise to call home. However, it is locked in a state of war with a strange enemy called Vajra. Ozma Lee, the leader of the S.M.S. Skull Team that is fighting the Vajra on the frontlines, encounters a mysterious lifeform, different from even the Vajra, one day. This mysterious lifeform leaves an archival video of the Macross 7 colonization fleet with Ozma, Ranka, and Sheryl.
2018 . Music
As Sheryl Nome. DVD/Blu-ray release of the third live "Walküre wa Uragiranai" by Macross Δ Tactical Sound Unit Walküre held at Yokohama Arena on February 24 and February 25, 2018.
2021 . Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy . 24 m
Executive producer. Shikizakura: where cherry blossoms are in full bloom while trees are colored with autumn leaves. In this special place, where the transient world meets the spirit world, a ritual to save humanity is about to begin… High school student Kakeru Miwa, by a strange turn of events, winds up being an irregular member of a power suit team tasked with battling Oni. These Oni possess humans and try to cling to the transient world. Only the power suit, Yoroi, which combines ancient secrets with the latest technology, can protect people from Oni. Kakeru decides to become a hero who will battle Oni and protect Ouka Myoujin, the shrine maiden fated with saving the world.
2012 . Music
As Herself. A concert film featuring her performance at Yokohama Arena on March 20, 2012.