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Sousuke Maeda (前田 颯力 Maeda Sōsuke) is a side character of Sound! Euphonium: The Movie - Our Promise: A Brand New Day film. He is a new first-year at Kitauji High School who joins the band as a percussionist in Kumiko Oumae's second year and the twin brother of Aota Maeda.


Sousuke expects to be the double aces of the percussion section with Aota Maeda.


  • The name Sousuke means "sudden, sound of the wind" (颯) (sou) and "force, power, strength, ability, energy, emphasis, stress, capability, might, assistance, vigor, means, support, courage, faculty, effectiveness, exertions, agency, endeavors, efficacy, attainment, nerve, good, offices, resources, authority" (力) (suke).
  • Sousuke's surname Maeda means "previous/previously, before, earlier, front/in front, former, above, one-time, fore part, privy parts/privates, miss, presence, portion, for, since, forward" (前) (mae) and "field, rice paddy" (田) (ta/da).


  • In contrast to Aota Maeda, Sousuke is more into fine arts and he is poor at studying that he relies on Aota before tests.