Captain Harlock's lover and the Voice of Free Arcadia
After the invasion an conquering of Earth by the Illumidus Empire, Maya begins broadcasting an underground radio program and takes up the moniker of the Voice of Free Arcadia. She uses her platform to encourage to remaining humans to never give up hope and to keep their pride.
Maya is a character in the film Arcadia of My Youth, which was created by Leiji Matsumoto, who is popular for the Captain Harlock and Galaxy Express 999 franchises and their related series. She is voiced by Reiko Mutou.
Captain Harlock seeks out Maya and eventually finds her cornered by the police while doing a broadcast. She is able to escape but is eventually captured and sentenced to a public execution in an Illumidian ploy to lure Captain Harlock back to Earth. That plot is thwarted by Zoll, who frees her and Queen Emeraldas, who was sentenced to be executed as well. However, all does not go as planned when Muriguson fatally shoots Maya in the back during the escape.
Arcadia of My Youth
Released in 1982, the film Arcadia of My Youth tells the origin story of Captain Harlock and the original crew of the Arcadia.