|Maria and Mamoru|
|Maria Akizuki||Mamoru Itou|
|Appearance||Novel, Anime, Manga|
|“||But from now on, we'll always be together. This is a promise, okay?||”|
—Maria to Mamoru, Episode 13: Reunion
Maria and Mamoru is a pairing including Maria Akizuki and Mamoru Itou, which makes an official appearance in the novel, anime and manga of Shin Sekai Yori. It has been confirmed to be a canon one-sided love from Mamoru's side and affectionate attraction on Maria’s side with an assumed official relationship in all media.
- Leaving the Village: In the manga, Maria becomes the next person on the list of elimination. Maria is chased by the Tainted Cats and almost killed, when suddenly Mamoru arrives to protect her and ultimately kill them. Maria and Mamoru then escape and he explains they should run away and leave together. Soon after they leave Mamoru asks Maria if she is fine with them leaving like this. Maria then says “You’re the person I love the most, after Saki.”