Charisma met Charisma

What was once just a piece of fiction in a movie (Ito aka Tapestry) has become reality. Through their respective agencies, actor and musician Masaki Suda (Top Coat) and actress and model Nana Komatsu (Stardust Promotion) have announced their marriage.

In a joint communiqué the two young stars said they were grateful to all those who supported them and wished the same people will welcome and care about them as a couple. Stating they are still young (未熟な二人, immature? very young) they both say they are just like when they met and are happy and hopeful making a family and continuing working…

Celebrities, fellow thespians, film directors, mangaka, fashion magazines, movie accounts, cinema magazines and fans around the world congratulate the two for their marriage, here is a non exhaustive list: singer songwriter Aimyon, actors Go Ayano and Takeru Satoh, directors Takahiro Miki and Edmund Yeo, Nana Komatsu’s long time friend and model Emma, editorialists from Elle Japan, Vogue Japan, Frau, Aera, Ginza, Marie Claire Taiwan … as well as Japanese national TVs (NHK, Asahi TV…) and film distributor Gaga Corporation. Actress Fumi Nikaido who worked with Nana Komatsu in two movies (The World of Kanako, Ito/Tapestry) and has close ties with Masaki Suda’s family said: ‘Two people whom I love have become a family. Congratulations!’

Sources: too many to mention as the news topped trending, hot topics and hot searches on Twitter, Yahoo and Google in Japan, Naver in South Korea and was also trending in other Asian countries. A list of several hundred links would be a fastidious piece. So, Oricon News which was one of the first big media outlets to spread the news on Monday and Masaki Suda’s Official Twitter as well as Nana Komatsu’s Official Instagram: Oricon NewsMasaki Suda TwitterNana Komatsu Instagram – Pictures from the ending sequence of Ito/Tapestry (2020).

Niko and – March 2019

‘Spring is coming soon’ was the third short film commercial Nana Komatsu and Masaki Suda starred in for the Japanese brand Niko and. (あ、ハル) was directed by Chie Morimoto and released on March 8, 2019. The theme song was ‘Kotoba’ by J-pop duet Ukasuka-G.

Synopsis: when they were little kids, a boy and a girl had a secret base where they used to play games only them could understand. Now that they’ve grown up, they’ve completely forgotten about this childhood hideaway. However, one day they’re kind of summoned and go back to that secret place on a hill. There they find a huge Space Time Capsule and subsequently strive to open it to discover things from the past and new clothes and objects they’ve never seen before…

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This Winter’s Niko and

Winter Book is the title of the new CM by Niko and for their winter campaign, which will last until December 25th. The film was shot on the first floor of the Niko and…Tokyo Store and directed by photographer Toyotaro Shimerogi.

Actor and singer Suda Masaki with actress and model Komatsu Nana, both ambassadors of the Japanese brand since 2018, star in this short film, browsing the pages of a giant winter book, exploring snowy landscapes with a sense of nostalgia.

Production notes and details are available at the bottom of this page: Winter Book by Masaki Suda and Nana Komatsu (Note.com)


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Ito Online Event

On Saturday 29 August, co-stars Suda Masaki and Komatsu Nana had a 30′ minute online chat with about a hundred fans from the 47 prefectures of Japan. It was their last appearance as a pair to promote Ito. They both thanked the fans for their support and comments as many said they were deeply moved by the film. Then the two thespians answered a few questions from the MC.

Nana Komatsu said she had never talked that much about a role before a release. Director Takahisa Zeze could not attend but a letter he sent was read, he praised his two leads for their human qualities and their involvement in and for the film.

Talking about her co-star, Nana Komatsu said he was both receptive and responsive. The whole event should be available on Toho’s YouTube Chanel from August 31 onwards, in the meantime you can get the original Japanese script from Screen Online.


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