Masami Nagasawa

Nagasawa Masami

  • Name: Nagasawa Masami
  • Native name: 長澤まさみ
  • Also Known as: ながさわ まさみ, Gasawa, Maa chan, Mas san, Maa tan, まあちゃん, まっさん, がっさーわー
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 3, 1987
  • Age: 36
Nagasawa Masami, born in Iwata, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, is a Japanese actress. She is also known as "Ma-chan" or, as Yamashita Tomohisa calls her, "Maa-tan". On her radio show, she introduces herself as "Gasawa", a nickname chosen by fans. She is the daughter of Nagasawa Kazuaki, the former manager of the J. League team Jubilo Iwata; she was born on the season when they won their first league championship.

In 2002, her appearance in the Nabisco CM earned her the title of "The Pretty Girl from the Nabisco CM" in magazines and TV shows, as her name was not yet well-known at the time.
In 2003, she had her very first leading role in the movie, Robokon and Masami commented that it was this movie that first brought out her acting skills and that it remains one of her favourite works to this day.

In 2004, Masami starred as the heroine of the story, a teenage girl who died of leukemia, in the big hit movie, Crying Out Love, In the Center of the World. The movie was a box office hit in Japan, earning 8.5 billion Yen in total. It was in this movie that she decided to shave off all her hair to accommodate her role as a leukemia patient. Her outstanding performance in this movie gave her recognition as an actress and earned her numerous awards including the Best Supporting Actress Prize (the youngest ever) in the 28th Japanese Academy Awards.

Nagasawa graduated from Horikoshi High School, which also counts among alumni performers like Hamasaki Ayumi, Haruka Ayase, Ueto Aya, Matsumoto Jun, Yuya Tegoshi, Yamashita Tomohisa, Toma Ikuta and Koki Tanaka.
For three consecutive years since 2005, she has been the cover girl for Toho Calendar, which has a history of over 50 years.

In April 2007, she co-starred with Yamashita Tomohisa for the second time in the fantasy love comedy, Proposal Daisakusen (first time was in Dragon Zakura), featuring the former model Eikura Nana. The show enjoyed high ratings, and the cast also swept the Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix Awards for Spring of 2007, winning in all 5 categories: Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Drama.

In summer 2007, Masami was ranked 9th in 2007 Most Influential People In Japan and was the only female in the ranking. The order is as follows: Takuya Kimura, Takeshi Kitano, Ichiro Suzuki, Hideki Matsui, Monta Mino, Sanma Akashiya, Shingo Katori, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Nagasawa Masami, Masahiro Nakai, according to magazine Flash.

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Year Title Type Rating
2012 Nihon Retto: Ikimonotachi no Monogatari
Movie
0.0
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Matsuo Suzuki to 30-pun no Joyu 3
Japanese Drama, 2023, 2 eps
(Main Role)
2
Main Role
0.0
2022 Elpis: Kibou, Aruiwa Wazawai
Japanese Drama, 2022, 10 eps
Asakawa Ena (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.8
2022 Kamakura dono no 13 nin
Japanese Drama, 2022, 48 eps
[Narration] (Support Role)
48
[Narration]
Support Role
8.0
2021 Dragon Zakura Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2021, 10 eps
Mizuno Naomi (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.1
2018 The Confidence Man JP
Japanese Drama, 2018, 10 eps
Dako (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.4
2017 Yamada Takayuki no Cannes Kokusai Eigasai
Japanese Drama, 2017, 11 eps
[Narrator] / Herself (Ep. 9-10) (Support Role)
11
[Narrator] / Herself (Ep. 9-10)
Support Role
8.6
2016 I’m A Hero: Hajimari no Hi
Japanese Drama, 2016, 5 eps
Oda Tsugumi [Nurse] (Main Role)
5
Oda Tsugumi [Nurse]
Main Role
7.3
2016 Sanadamaru
Japanese Drama, 2016, 50 eps
Kiri (Support Role)
50
Kiri
Support Role
7.9
2014 Wakamono Tachi
Japanese Drama, 2014, 11 eps
Yashiro Takako (Support Role)
11
Yashiro Takako
Support Role
8.1
2014 CHOCOLAT
Taiwanese Drama, 2014, 15 eps
Chen Si Qian Hui (Main Role)
15
Main Role
7.1
2013 Toshi Densetsu no Onna 2
Japanese Drama, 2013, 7 eps
Otonashi Tsukiko [Detective] (Main Role)
7
Otonashi Tsukiko [Detective]
Main Role
7.3
2013 Summer Nude
Japanese Drama, 2013, 11 eps
Ichikura Kasumi (Support Role)
11
Ichikura Kasumi
Support Role
7.4
2012 Koko Nyushi
Japanese Drama, 2012, 13 eps
Haruyama Kyoko (Main Role)
13
Main Role
7.3
2012 Higashino Keigo Mysteries
Japanese Drama, 2012, 11 eps
Aoyama Yayoi (Ep. 6) (Main Role)
11
Aoyama Yayoi (Ep. 6)
Main Role
7.4
2012 Toshi Densetsu no Onna
Japanese Drama, 2012, 9 eps
Otonashi Tsukiko [Rookie detective] (Main Role)
9
Otonashi Tsukiko [Rookie detective]
Main Role
7.2
2012 Bunshin
Japanese Drama, 2012, 5 eps
5
Main Role
7.2
2010 GOLD
Japanese Drama, 2010, 11 eps
Nikura Rika (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.3
2010 Sotsu Uta
Japanese Drama, 2010, 4 eps
Tachibana Hitomi (Ep. 4) (Main Role)
4
Tachibana Hitomi (Ep. 4)
Main Role
6.8
2009 Boku no Imoto
Japanese Drama, 2009, 11 eps
Egami Saya (Main Role)
11
Main Role
6.9
2009 Tenchijin
Japanese Drama, 2009, 47 eps
Hatsune (Support Role)
47
Hatsune
Support Role
7.8
2008 Fujiko F. Fujio no Parallel Space
Japanese Drama, 2008, 6 eps
Takeko (Main Role)
6
Main Role
7.0
2008 Last Friends
Japanese Drama, 2008, 11 eps
Aida Michiru (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.9
2007 Hatachi no Koibito
Japanese Drama, 2007, 10 eps
Sawada Yuri (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.0
2007 Proposal Daisakusen
Japanese Drama, 2007, 11 eps
Yoshida Rei (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.6
2006 Sera-fuku to Kikanju
Japanese Drama, 2006, 7 eps
Hoshi Izumi (Main Role)
7
Main Role
7.2
2006 Komyo ga Tsuji
Japanese Drama, 2006, 49 eps
Orin (Guest Role)
49
Orin
Guest Role
7.8
2005 Dragon Zakura
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Mizuno Naomi (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.7
2005 Yasashii Jikan
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Minagawa Azusa (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.5
2004 Tobosha
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Onizuka Sari (Support Role)
11
Onizuka Sari
Support Role
7.6
2004 Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Morimoto Mayu (Ep. 5) (Main Role)
11
Morimoto Mayu (Ep. 5)
Main Role
7.9
2001 Pure Soul
Japanese Drama, 2001, 12 eps
Seta Maru (Support Role)
12
Seta Maru
Support Role
7.6
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2024 Suomi no Hanashi wo Shiyou
Japanese Movie, 2024,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
2024 Kingdom 4
Japanese Movie, 2024,
Youtanwa (Support Role)
Youtanwa
Support Role
0.0
2024 April, Come She Will
Japanese Movie, 2024,
Sakamoto Yayoi (Main Role)
Sakamoto Yayoi
Main Role
0.0
2024 The Parades
Japanese Movie, 2024,
Kawakami Minako (Main Role)
Kawakami Minako
Main Role
7.9
2023 Kingdom 3: Flame of Destiny
Japanese Movie, 2023,
Youtanwa (Support Role)
Youtanwa
Support Role
8.0
2023 Do Unto Others
Japanese Movie, 2023,
Otomo Hidemi (Main Role)
Otomo Hidemi
Main Role
7.7
2023 Shin Kamen Rider
Japanese Movie, 2023,
Sasori Augment-01 (Support Role)
Sasori Augment-01
Support Role
7.9
2022 A Hundred Flowers
Japanese Movie, 2022,
Kasai Kaori [Izumi's wife] (Support Role)
Kasai Kaori [Izumi's wife]
Support Role
7.6
2022 Shin Ultraman
Japanese Movie, 2022,
Asami Hiroko (Main Role)
Asami Hiroko
Main Role
7.7
2022 The Confidence Man JP: Episode of the Hero
Japanese Movie, 2022,
Dako (Main Role)
Main Role
7.9
2021 Masquerade Night
Japanese Movie, 2021,
Yamagishi Naomi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
2021 Detective Chinatown 3
Chinese Movie, 2021,
Kobayashi Anna (Support Role)
Kobayashi Anna
Support Role
8.1
2021 Under the Open Sky
Japanese Movie, 2021,
Yoshizawa Haruka (Support Role)
Yoshizawa Haruka
Support Role
7.8
2020 The Confidence Man JP: Princess
Japanese Movie, 2020,
Dako (Main Role)
Main Role
7.9
2020 Mother
Japanese Movie, 2020,
Misumi Akiko [Mother] (Main Role)
Misumi Akiko [Mother]
Main Role
7.4
2019 The Confidence Man JP: Romance
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Dako (Main Role)
Main Role
7.9
2019 Kingdom
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Youtanwa [Mountain King] (Support Role)
Youtanwa [Mountain King]
Support Role
8.3
2019 Masquerade Hotel
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Yamagishi Naomi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2018 Gintama 2: Rules Are Meant to Be Broken
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Shimura Tae (Support Role)
Shimura Tae
Support Role
8.0
2018 BLEACH
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Kurosaki Masaki (Support Role)
Kurosaki Masaki
Support Role
7.7
2018 50th First Kiss
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Rui Fujishima (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2018 The Lies She Loved
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Kawahara Yukari (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
2017 Before We Vanish
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Kase Narumi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.2
2017 Gintama
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Shimura Tae (Support Role)
Shimura Tae
Support Role
7.8
2017 Memory
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Shikata Minako (Support Role)
Shikata Minako
Support Role
7.0
2016 Man of the Gold Medal
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Sano (Support Role)
Sano
Support Role
7.2
2016 Good Morning Show
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Ogawa Keiko (Main Role)
Ogawa Keiko
Main Role
7.4
2016 I Am a Hero
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Nurse Yabu (Support Role)
Support Role
7.8
2015 The Crossing 2
Chinese Movie, 2015,
Shimura Masako (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
2015 Our Little Sister
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Koda Yoshino [Second sister] (Main Role)
Koda Yoshino [Second sister]
Main Role
8.1
2014 The Crossing 1
Chinese Movie, 2014,
Shimura Masako (Support Role)
Support Role
7.6
2014 Wood Job! The Easy Life in Kamusari
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Ishii Naoki (Main Role)
Main Role
8.1
2013 Beyond the Memories
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Seto Kanna (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2013 The Last Chance: Diary of Comedians
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Kumi (Support Role)
Kumi
Support Role
7.7
2013 White Breath
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Risa (Main Role)
Risa
Main Role
7.0
2011 Love Strikes!
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Matsuo Miyuki (Main Role)
Matsuo Miyuki
Main Role
7.3
2011 I Wish
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Mitsumura Kochi (Support Role)
Mitsumura Kochi
Support Role
7.7
2011 Peak: The Rescuers
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Shiina Kumi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.6
2010 Sunshine Ahead
Japanese Movie, 2010,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.5
2009 Go Find a Psychic!
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Yone Sakurai (Main Role)
Main Role
6.7
2009 Cobalt Blue
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Nakamura Ryoko (Main Role)
Main Role
6.7
2008 The Last Princess
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Yukihime (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
2007 Say Hello for Me
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Main Role
7.1
2006 Tears for You
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Aragaki Kaoru (Main Role)
Main Role
7.3
2006 Rough
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Ninomiya Ami (Main Role)
Ninomiya Ami
Main Role
6.9
2005 Touch
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Asakura Minami (Main Role)
Asakura Minami
Main Role
7.2
2004 Godzilla: Final Wars
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Shobijin #1 (Main Role)
Shobijin #1
Main Role
7.5
2004 Breathe In, Breathe Out
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Kanako Doi (Support Role)
Kanako Doi
Support Role
7.2
2004 Crying Out Love, in the Center of the World
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Hirose Aki (Main Role)
Hirose Aki
Main Role
7.5
2003 Godzilla X Mothra X Mechagodzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Shobijin (Support Role)
Shobijin
Support Role
7.5
2003 Asura no Gotoku
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Satomi Yoko (Support Role)
Satomi Yoko
Support Role
6.5
2003 Robot Contest
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Hazawa Satomi (Main Role)
Main Role
6.7
2003 Resurrection
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Morishita Naomi (Support Role)
Morishita Naomi
Support Role
7.2
2002 The Last Snow
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Mizuta Natsuho (Support Role)
Mizuta Natsuho
Support Role
7.0
2000 Pyrokinesis
Japanese Movie, 2000,
Kaori Kurata (Support Role)
Kaori Kurata
Support Role
7.1
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2024 Bar April: Soredemo Hito wa Koi wo Suru
Japanese Special, 2024, 1 eps
[Herself] (Main Role)
1
[Herself]
Main Role
0.0
2020 Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi 2020
Japanese Special, 2020, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.4
2019 The Confidence Man JP Special
Japanese Special, 2019, 1 eps
Dako (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.9
2017 Kimi ni Sasageru Emblem
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Miki Nakagawa (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.7
2013 Onna Nobunaga
Japanese Special, 2013, 2 eps
Oichi [Nobunaga's younger sister] (Support Role)
2
Oichi [Nobunaga's younger sister]
Support Role
7.4
2012 Saikai
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Matsumoto Hiromi (Support Role)
1
Matsumoto Hiromi
Support Role
7.0
2011 Tare Yori mo Kimi wo Aisu
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Hanako Sakuma (Main Role)
1
Main Role
5.0
2011 Okujou no Aru Apaato
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Katsuragi Asako (Main Role)
1
Main Role
6.3
2010 Wagaya no Rekishi
Japanese Special, 2010, 3 eps
Ichinose Yukari (Support Role)
3
Ichinose Yukari
Support Role
7.6
2009 Oyaji no Ichiban Nagai hi
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Sumida Chiharu (Main Role)
1
Main Role
4.0
2009 Sou ka, Mou Kimi wa Inai no ka
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Shiroyama Yoko [Young] (Support Role)
1
Shiroyama Yoko [Young]
Support Role
8.0
2008 Galileo Episode Zero
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Shionoya Akari (Support Role)
1
Shionoya Akari
Support Role
7.7
2008 Last Friends Special Encore
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Aida Michiru (Main Role)
1
Aida Michiru
Main Role
7.3
2008 Proposal Daisakusen Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Yoshida Rei (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.7
2007 Ganges Gawa de Butterfly
Japanese Special, 2007, 2 eps
Teruko Takano (Main Role)
2
Main Role
6.9
2007 Romeo and Juliet
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Kihira Juri (Main Role)
1
Main Role
6.7
2007 Mama ga Ryori wo Tsukuru Wake
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Kouda Miyuki (Support Role)
1
Kouda Miyuki
Support Role
6.0
2007 Akechi Mitsuhide: Kami ni Ai Sarenakatta Otoko
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Hiroko (Main Role)
1
Hiroko
Main Role
6.5
2005 Hiroshima Showa Nijuunen Hachigatsu Muika
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Yajima Maki (Main Role)
1
Main Role
8.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 VS Damashii Gradation
Japanese TV Show, 2022, 44 eps
(Ep. 2) (Guest)
44
(Ep. 2)
Guest
0.0
2021 Atarashii Kagi
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 100 eps
(Ep. 17) (Guest)
100
(Ep. 17)
Guest
0.0
2021 Lie or Truth Season 2
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 100 eps
(Ep. 10) (Guest)
100
(Ep. 10)
Guest
0.0
2021 1-Oku 3000-Mannin no SHOW Channel
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 122 eps
(Ep. 84) (Guest)
122
(Ep. 84)
Guest
8.2
2021 VS Damashii
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 58 eps
(Ep. 36, 41) (Guest)
58
(Ep. 36, 41)
Guest
8.4
2018 Geinoujin ga Honki de Kangaeta Dokkiri GP
Japanese TV Show, 2018, 120 eps
(Ep. 6, 12, 33, 69, 77) (Guest)
120
(Ep. 6, 12, 33, 69, 77)
Guest
9.0
2015 Love Music
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 350 eps
(Guest)
350
Guest
8.5
2015 Datsuryoku News Network
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 350 eps
(Ep. 167) (Guest)
350
(Ep. 167)
Guest
7.0
2015 Nichiyobi no Hatsumimi Gaku
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 0 eps
(Guest)
0
Guest
0.0
2014 Sukatto Japan
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 265 eps
(Ep. 126, 165, 211, 261) (Guest)
265
(Ep. 126, 165, 211, 261)
Guest
6.3
2014 Sakurai Ariyoshi the Yakai
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 500 eps
(Ep. 179, 193, 237, 260, 321, 322, 332) (Guest)
500
(Ep. 179, 193, 237, 260, 321, 322, 332)
Guest
7.9
2009 A-Studio+
Japanese TV Show, 2009, 810 eps
(Ep. 2, 431) (Guest)
810
(Ep. 2, 431)
Guest
10.0
2008 Shabekuri 007
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 600 eps
(Ep. 105, 196, 329, 386) (Guest)
600
(Ep. 105, 196, 329, 386)
Guest
8.3
2008 Vs Arashi
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 561 eps
(Ep. 308, 379, 411) (Guest)
561
(Ep. 308, 379, 411)
Guest
8.5
1996 King's Brunch
Japanese TV Show, 1996, 1214 eps
(20090418) (Guest)
1214
(20090418)
Guest
0.0
1994 Guru Guru Ninety Nine
Japanese TV Show, 1994, 1 eps
[Gochi] [S12E9, S14E23) (Guest)
1
[Gochi] [S12E9, S14E23)
Guest
0.0
1951 Kouhaku Uta Gassen
Japanese TV Show, 1951, 73 eps
[Judge] (Ep. 56, 66) (Guest)
73
[Judge] (Ep. 56, 66)
Guest
7.8
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Nagasawa Masami

Masami Nagasawa
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  • First Name: Masami
  • Family Name: Nagasawa
  • Native name: 長澤まさみ
  • Also Known as: ながさわ まさみ, Gasawa, Maa chan, Mas san, Maa tan, まあちゃん, まっさん, がっさーわー
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 3, 1987
  • Age: 36

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