Gratitude and Attitude

Actress and model Komatsu Nana posted messages of gratitude in Japanese and in English on her Instagram account today. In a typical display of enthusiasm and humbleness she thanked the Chanel teams who put her at the center of the latest Chanel show in Paris on March 7. Whether it is on a film set or for a fashion event, the young star always care, her considerate manners and attitude explain why she is appreciated and loved by many professionals whether it is in the world of fashion or in the business of film making.

Read the full message in Japanese: Konichan7 (jp) or in English: Konichan7 (eng). Highlights: “I was just 18 years old when I first attended a CHANEL collection (…) I’m very grateful to CHANEL for finding me when I was nobody (…) I’d like to express my gratitude to you all (…)  I was touched by the passion, care, and respect for each other among the reliable teammates (…) I love fashion and I’m glad to have that passion. It will surely continue to save me and always excite me in the future…”

Incidentally the number of her insta followers went up from 2.5 millions to nearly 2.7 in less than a week

New Look = New Film

On Saturday September 3, hairstylist Tsubasa Dicky released a series of stunning pics of the actress. Fans shared them on various SNS, not just because they liked them per se but because they know it means something else. According to a special ‘Komatsu tradition’, a strategy of communication she established for herself a few years ago, a new haircut and a new look signal that a new film has been wrapped…

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Birthday Cake for a Kid on the Slope

In February and March 2018, actress Komatsu Nana was busy promoting Takahiro Miki‘s new film, Kids on the slope, in the company of co-stars Taishi Nakagawa and Yuri Chinen. On February 5, there was a stage greetings event at the EX Roppongi Theater (near Roppongi Hills, Tokyo) during which Yuri Chinen played a little piano. As the actress was to celebrate her 22nd birthday on February 16, the production team had prepared a special birthday cake.

In this charming coming-of-age movie, the actress is Mukae Ritsuko, the daughter of a vinyl records dealer and an active member of the Christian community of Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture. Ritsuko is arguably Nana Komatsu‘s most gentle and likeable onscreen character.

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Baseball Pitch

It is almost a tradition in Japanese professional baseball to have celebs, idols or actresses launch the first pitch at important matches with popular teams. On Sunday June 16, 2016, actress and model Komatsu Nana was in charge at the Chiba Marine Stadium, home of the Chiba Lotte Marines, who were then to play against the mighty Tokyo Yakult Swallows.

The young star who practised a bit at school confessed she felt a bit nervous but enjoyed the moment. Here’s a few pics to celebrate…

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