Nana (II) (2005)

 |  Drama, Music, Romance  |  4 April 2008 (USA)
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A chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana," triggers a series of events and relationships.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nana Ôsaki
Hiroki Narimiya ...
Yûta Hiraoka ...
Tomomi Maruyama ...
Saeko ...
Yuna Ito ...
Momosuke Mizutani ...
Anna Nose ...
Takehisa Takayama ...
Bengaru ...
Editor in Chief
Toshifumi Muramatsu ...
Real Estate Agent
Seiichi Mizukoshi


A chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana," triggers a series of events and relationships.

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4 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nana, la película  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the story, since both main characters have the same first name, to differentiate one Nana to the other, Nana Osaki affectionately called Nana Komatsu "Hachi", because she thinks Nana Komatsu behaves like a dog, faithful but sometimes annoying. This is actually a play of word. The female name "Nana" is a homonym of the Japanese word "nana" that means "seven", and while "Hachi" is a common dog name in Japan, it is also a homonym of the word "hachi" that means "eight". See more »


When Nobu is playing his tape to Nana the first time, you can clearly hear a bass guitar in the song. This is not possible at that time since Ren left for Tokio long before that and Shin wasn't in the band yet. See more »


Followed by Nana 2 (2006) See more »


Glamorous Sky
Performed by Mika Nakashima
Written by Hyde
Lyrics by Yazawa Ai
Arranged by Hyde and Kaz
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Exactly what it should be
17 November 2005 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

I am one of NANA comic books' fans, so that's why i really love this movie! It contained all details i wanted it to have. The actors were so real, especially Kyosuke, it was like he jumped out of the comic books! The soundtracks went along with the scenes very well. And they did all the emotional scenes pretty touching. I could laugh and cry along with Nana and Hachi. Both the comic books and the movie perfectly complete each other. When I read the comic books, I have to imagine the characters' voices but in the movie I hear their voices and I deeply get into their feelings. Mika Nakashima was so good at expressing her voice. Aoi Miyazaki was the perfect Hachi, she was cute and innocent. Yuna Ito wasn't so much like Reira but loved her voice though. I really wish they will make NANA II!!!

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