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|"Yakusoku wa Iranai"|
|Single by Maaya Sakamoto|
|from the album Grapefruit|
|English title||"Promises Not Needed"|
|Released||April 24, 1996|
|Maaya Sakamoto singles chronology|
"Yakusoku wa Iranai" (約束はいらない, lit. "I don't need promises") is the first single by singer Maaya Sakamoto. Released on April 24, 1996, it was her debut single under composer Yoko Kanno. The song and "Tomodachi" appear in her debut anime, The Vision of Escaflowne . Both songs were included on Sakamoto's solo debut Grapefruit , with "Tomodachi" re-recorded in English as "My Best Friend."
|Oricon Weekly Singles||44||30,140||4|
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