Shogakukan Short Film

A very special CM, a true short film actually, was released on Monday August 8 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Shogakukan, a company with headquarters in Chiyoda (Tokyo) which is a world famous publisher much known for producing and distributing magazines, manga, picture books, light novels, educational and reference books in Japan, the USA and Europe.

The movie is 17 minutes long and was directed by Takahiro Miki whom we briefly see at the end of the story. Though voice actor Koichi Yamadera appears in the film the main cast is actress and model Komatsu Nana. This quality CM offers remarkable animated sequences in a unique voyage through time and publications.

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Shogakukan Publisher CM Teaser

In order to celebrate its 100th anniversary, Shogakukan Inc. will release a special CM/movie on August 8. The company, which has its headquarters in Chiyoda (Tokyo), is a world famous publisher known for producing and distributing magazines, manga, picture books, light novels, educational and reference books not only in Japan but also in the USA and Europe…

Directed by Takahiro Miki the short film has actress and model Komatsu Nana as the main cast. He has often worked with the actress for CMs, music clips and two feature films (My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday and Kids on the Slope). Voice actor Koichi Yamadera also appears in the film, mangaka Inio Asano is involved in the project for the animation.

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NHK Commercial 2015

On 23 February 2015 Komatsu Nana appeared in a CM combo called ‘Moving to Tokyo’ and ‘Mother’ for the NHK. In this short fiction, the young model and actress promises her “mom” she will wake up before the TV’s morning drama and then during an interview for a part time job, following her “dad‘s” advice she tells the owner of a coffee shop her fave TV is NHK…

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Commercials for JACCS

Actress and model Komatsu Nana appears in a series of four commercials for JACCS, a prominent consumer credit company with headquarters in Tokyo and Hakodate. The clips ‘More than things, stories’ (物以上の、物語を) were released on YouTube on Thursday March 31 and will be aired from April 5 onwards.

The actress is filmed while doing things she likes: taking pictures, camping, learning French and preparing a meal…

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Anessa Ambassador

Actress, model and Chanel House Ambassador Komatsu Nana has been the figurehead of Shiseido‘s make up department Integrate for many years. She’s just been hired by Anessa (another Shiseido division) and appears in a series of TV spots to promote the brand’s new sun cream. Those CMs will be aired from the 20th onwards. The complete series of CMs, i.e. short and long versions, can be found on Shiseido’s YouTube Channel.

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