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Nagasawa Masami

Masami Nagasawa

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  • Name: Nagasawa Masami
  • Native name: 長澤まさみ (ながさわ まさみ)
  • Also Known as: Gasawa; Maa chan; Mas san; Maa tan; まあちゃん; がっさーわー; まっさん
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 3, 1987
  • Age: 30
Masami Nagasawa

Masami Nagasawa

  • Name: Nagasawa Masami
  • Native name: 長澤まさみ (ながさわ まさみ)
  • Also Known as: Gasawa; Maa chan; Mas san; Maa tan; まあちゃん; がっさーわー; まっさん
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: June 3, 1987
  • Age: 30
Nagasawa Masami, born June 3, 1987 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 Júbilo 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 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 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 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.



(Source: Wikipedia)
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Kimi ni Sasageru Emblem
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Miki Nakagawa (Main Role)
1
Miki Nakagawa
Main Role
8.1
2016 I’m A Hero: Hajimari no Hi
Japanese Drama, 2016, 5 eps
Tsugumi Oda "Yabu" (Main Role)
5
Tsugumi Oda "Yabu"
Main Role
7.5
2016 Sanadamaru
Japanese Drama, 2016, 50 eps
Kiri (Support Role)
50
Kiri
Support Role
8.3
2014 Wakamono Tachi
Japanese Drama, 2014, 11 eps
Yashiro Takako (Support Role)
11
Yashiro Takako
Support Role
8.3
2014 CHOCOLAT
Taiwanese Drama, 2014, 15 eps
Chen Si Qian Hui (Main Role)
15
Chen Si Qian Hui
Main Role
6.7
2013 Toshi Densetsu no Onna 2
Japanese Drama, 2013, 7 eps
Otonashi Tsukiko (Main Role)
7
Otonashi Tsukiko
Main Role
7.3
2013 Summer Nude
Japanese Drama, 2013, 11 eps
Ichikura Kasumi (Support Role)
11
Ichikura Kasumi
Support Role
7.4
2013 Onna Nobunaga
Japanese Special, 2013, 2 eps
Oichi (Support Role)
2
Oichi
Support Role
7.6
2012 Koko Nyushi
Japanese Drama, 2012, 13 eps
Haruyama Kyoko (Main Role)
13
Haruyama Kyoko
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
7.5
2012 Toshi Densetsu no Onna
Japanese Drama, 2012, 9 eps
Otonashi Tsukiko (Main Role)
9
Otonashi Tsukiko
Main Role
7.1
2012 Bunshin
Japanese Drama, 2012, 5 eps
Ujie Mariko/Kobayashi Futaba (Main Role)
5
Ujie Mariko/Kobayashi Futaba
Main Role
7.3
2011 Okujou no Aru Apaato
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Katsuragi Asako (Main Role)
1
Katsuragi Asako
Main Role
6.6
2010 GOLD
Japanese Drama, 2010, 11 eps
Nikura Rika (Main Role)
11
Nikura Rika
Main Role
7.2
2010 Wagaya no Rekishi
Japanese Special, 2010, 3 eps
Ichinose Yukari (Support Role)
3
Ichinose Yukari
Support Role
7.7
2010 Sotsu Uta
Japanese Drama, 2010, 4 eps
Tachibana Hitomi (ep 4) (Main Role)
4
Tachibana Hitomi (ep 4)
Main Role
6.5
2009 Boku no Imoto
Japanese Drama, 2009, 11 eps
Egami Saya (Main Role)
11
Egami Saya
Main Role
6.4
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
0.0
2009 Tenchijin
Japanese Drama, 2009, 47 eps
Hatsune (Support Role)
47
Hatsune
Support Role
8.2
2008 Fujiko F. Fujio no Parallel Space
Japanese Drama, 2008, 6 eps
Takeko (Main Role)
6
Takeko
Main Role
6.6
2008 Galileo Episode Zero
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Shionoya Akari (Support Role)
1
Shionoya Akari
Support Role
7.9
2008 Last Friends Special Encore
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Aida Michiru (Main Role)
1
Aida Michiru
Main Role
7.2
2008 Last Friends
Japanese Drama, 2008, 11 eps
Aida Michiru (Main Role)
11
Aida Michiru
Main Role
8.1
2008 Proposal Daisakusen Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Yoshida Rei (Main Role)
1
Yoshida Rei
Main Role
7.8
2007 Hatachi no Koibito
Japanese Drama, 2007, 10 eps
Sawada Yuri (Main Role)
10
Sawada Yuri
Main Role
6.4
2007 Ganges Gawa de Butterfly
Japanese Special, 2007, 2 eps
Teruko Takano (Main Role)
2
Teruko Takano
Main Role
6.9
2007 Proposal Daisakusen
Japanese Drama, 2007, 11 eps
Yoshida Rei (Main Role)
11
Yoshida Rei
Main Role
7.7
2007 Romeo and Juliet
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Kihira Juri (Main Role)
1
Kihira Juri
Main Role
6.3
2007 Mama ga Ryori wo Tsukuru Wake
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Kouda Miyuki (Support Role)
1
Kouda Miyuki
Support Role
4.5
2006 Sailor Fuku to Kikanjuu
Japanese Drama, 2006, 7 eps
Hoshi Izumi (Main Role)
7
Hoshi Izumi
Main Role
7.1
2006 Komyo ga Tsuji
Japanese Drama, 2006, 49 eps
Orin (Guest Role)
49
Orin
Guest Role
7.2
2005 Hiroshima Shouwa Nijuunen Hachigatsu Muika
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Yajima Maki (Main Role)
1
Yajima Maki
Main Role
8.5
2005 Dragon Zakura
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Mizuno Naomi (Main Role)
11
Mizuno Naomi
Main Role
7.6
2005 Yasashii Jikan
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Minagawa Azusa (Main Role)
11
Minagawa Azusa
Main Role
7.5
2004 Tobosha
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Onizuka Sari (Support Role)
11
Onizuka Sari
Support Role
8.1
2004 Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi: Season 1
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Morimoto Mayu (Ep. 5) (Main Role)
11
Morimoto Mayu (Ep. 5)
Main Role
6.7
2001 Pure Soul
Japanese Drama, 2001, 12 eps
Seta Maru (Support Role)
12
Seta Maru
Support Role
8.8
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2019 Masquerade Hotel
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Naomi Yamagishi (Main Role)
Naomi Yamagishi
Main Role
0.0
2018 Woman Who Loves Lies
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Kawahara Yukari (Main Role)
Kawahara Yukari
Main Role
0.0
2018 50th First Kiss
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Rui Fujishima (Main Role)
Rui Fujishima
Main Role
0.0
2017 Before We Vanish
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Kase Narumi (Main Role)
Kase Narumi
Main Role
6.8
2017 Gintama
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Shimura Tae (Support Role)
Shimura Tae
Support Role
8.4
2017 Memory
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Shikata Minako (Support Role)
Shikata Minako
Support Role
7.5
2016 Good Morning Show
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Keiko Ogawa (Main Role)
Keiko Ogawa
Main Role
7.8
2016 I am a Hero
Japanese Movie, 2016,
Nurse Yabu (Main Role)
Nurse Yabu
Main Role
8.1
2015 The Crossing Part 2
Chinese Movie, 2015,
Masako Shimura (Main Role)
Masako Shimura
Main Role
7.9
2015 Our Little Sister
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Yoshino Kouda [Second sister] (Main Role)
Yoshino Kouda [Second sister]
Main Role
8.1
2014 The Crossing
Chinese Movie, 2014,
Masako Shimura (Support Role)
Masako Shimura
Support Role
7.8
2014 Wood Job! The Easy Life in Kamusari
Japanese Movie, 2014,
Ishii Naoki (Support Role)
Ishii Naoki
Support Role
8.4
2013 Beyond the Memories
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Kanna Seto (Main Role)
Kanna Seto
Main Role
7.7
2013 White Breath
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Risa (Main Role)
Risa
Main Role
10.0
2011 Love Strikes!
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Miyuki (Main Role)
Miyuki
Main Role
7.3
2011 I Wish
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Mitsumura Kouchi (Support Role)
Mitsumura Kouchi
Support Role
7.8
2011 Peak: The Rescuers
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Shiina Kumi (Main Role)
Shiina Kumi
Main Role
7.9
2010 Sunshine Ahead
Japanese Movie, 2010,
(Support Role)
Support Role
8.0
2009 Go Find a Psychic!
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Yone Sakurai (Main Role)
Yone Sakurai
Main Role
6.5
2009 Cobalt Blue
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Nakamura Ryoko (Main Role)
Nakamura Ryoko
Main Role
6.5
2008 The Last Princess
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Yukihime (Main Role)
Yukihime
Main Role
6.8
2007 Say Hello for Me
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Suzune Morikawa / Karin Takigawa (Main Role)
Suzune Morikawa / Karin Takigawa
Main Role
6.7
2006 Tears for You
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Aragaki Kaoru (Main Role)
Aragaki Kaoru
Main Role
7.4
2006 Rough
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Ninomiya Ami (Main Role)
Ninomiya Ami
Main Role
6.6
2005 Touch
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Asakura Minami (Main Role)
Asakura Minami
Main Role
6.9
2004 Breathe In, Breathe Out
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Kanako Doi (Support Role)
Kanako Doi
Support Role
7.3
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 Robot Contest
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Hazawa Satomi (Main Role)
Hazawa Satomi
Main Role
6.2
2003 Resurrection
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Morishita Naomi (Support Role)
Morishita Naomi
Support Role
7.3
2002 The Last Snow
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Mizuta Natsuho (Support Role)
Mizuta Natsuho
Support Role
0.0
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