Closed Ward Preview Screening

Big promo event on Thursday 26 at the TOEI Cinema in Marunouchi, Tokyo with a preview screening of Closed Ward, directed by Hideyuki Hirayama, nearly 6 weeks before a nationwide release on November 1. Tsurube Shofukutei, Go Ayano and Nana Komatsu entertained the crowd and K performed the theme song. Director Hirayama attended as well.



Nana komatsu, co-stars and K

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Ora2me 2018

In 2018, Nana Komatsu was in several CMs for the Ora2 Me series, thus adding Sunstar to the already long list of brands, firms and companies commercials she has been in. Sunstar is a group which “provides high-value-added products and services in the areas of oral care, health and beauty” (Sunstar). Ambassador CampaignTooth Brush campaign.


official pics


CM Collection March 2018


Making of


CM Collection August & September 2018

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Samurai Marathon Bonus

The Bluray and DVD collector’s editions for Samurai Marathon include a bonus disc which is really worth the extra money: superb making of documentary, premiere event report and various interviews. (Amazon Japan – CD Japan)

The atmosphere of involvement, complicity and good humor from the cast, which pervades the Making of Documentary, can also be felt in the 3SHOT Interview with Takeru Satou, Mirai Moriyama and Nana Komatsu.

The actors are asked about difficult scenes, things they had to care or worry about and if Bernard Rose, being a foreign director, was different from Japanese directors. We get the impression that the shooting was exciting and enjoyable but rather demanding both physically and mentally. For instance, Mirai Moriyama recalls the water he had to swim in was awfully cold.

Takeru Satou had no problem running with others but he was asked to deliver extra speed when he was on his own. Nana Komatsu was a bit worried about her kimono (a very valuable and unique piece) not getting dirty or wet, quite an issue when one considers weather conditions in Japan (end of summer, early fall). The three actors portray director Bernard Rose as a nice and benevolent man who relies a lot on his actors’ ability to be spontaneous.



The interview ends in a rather relax and casual way as we learn that Mirai Moriyama intends to learn the French language (he likes the sound of it) and Nana Komatsu wants to cycle around the entire island of Taiwan 🙂