- Name: Chie Nakamaru (中丸智絵)
- Birthdate: December 20, 1978
- Blood Type: A
- Hobbies: Dog (Maltese)
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/mao_cocua
- Websites: peak-a-soul-website mao profile, maoココロのよりどころ
Chie Nakamaru, also known as mao, is a commissioned vocalist who started providing vocals for the GuitarFreaks & DrumMania series, but later also performed for other BEMANI series. Within BEMANI, Chie typically performed vocals for songs originating from the SPIN FEVER redemption-game series, composed by Tatsuya Iyama.
Prior to Tatsuya Iyama joining KONAMI, Chie had a duo named Moon Beams with Tatsuya, performing rhythm and blues songs.
- Chie released her first album, toddle, on July 7th, 2010, featuring several of her previous gaming works.
- mao / MAO
- toddle (2010)