Actress Nagasawa Masami will be starring in a drama series in Taiwan. The series is based on popular Japanese manga gChocolath and will be broadcast in Taiwan during a golden time slot in the summer of next year. After that, the drama series will be shown in about 10 other Asian countries including Japan, Korea and China.
Nagasawa will be speaking in Mandarin for the entire series. Filming starts at the end of September and will take place for about 4 months in Taiwan. Nagasawa commented on her reason for accepting the offer, stating, gIfm very curious about acting and performing in another language, so by all means, Ifm accepting it!h Itfs reported that Nagasawa has been practicing Mandarin for every week since spring.
The manga was originally by Kubonouchi Eisaku and is set around a cake shop run by a former gang. Due to various circumstances, the lead character arrives from Japan and the story revolves around the bond she forms with the former gang members, and the former gang boss who eloped with her deceased mother. The lead character is of Chinese descent and grew up in Japan, and thus speaks Mandarin with a Japanese accent.
The series will consists of 13 episodes, each 90 minutes long. Co-starring in the series is popular Taiwanese actor Lan Zhenlong. Japanese director Kitamura Toyoharu, whofs been active in Taiwan, will also participate in the drama series.
Regarding her first overseas challenge, Nagasawa commented, gI havenft yet come to the full realization that I will be making an appearance in a drama series overseas. It will be great if we can create an interesting piece of work and have good teamwork among the staff and co-stars.h The original manga has been translated into many languages and is familiar to readers overseas. About this, she added, gI will be happy if itfs a piece of work that people can enjoy, just like the original manga.h
Nagasawa Masami to be featured in eIQUEENf for 2nd time
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Actress Nagasawa Masami will be featured in the eleventh volume of Plupfs popular high resolution digital photo series eIQUEENe.
She already appeared in the first volume, which was released in August 2011. It was around the same time she received a huge boost in popularity thanks to her role in eMotekie and the stage play eCrazy Honeye. Many things have changed since then in terms of her schedule, but you definitely cannot say the same about her beauty. As usual for eIQUEENf, they know how to emphasize on all the charms of the model, and this time, it was photographer Tajima Kazunari who was put in charge of the photo shoot.
They went with a ecool beautyf look again for Nagasawa, but she looks a bit more mature than before. Of course, therefs a lot of emphasize on her trademark beautiful legs and voluptuous body, but shefs also trying to enchant us with many different and unique expressions.
Nagasawa commented, gWhen I appeared in the last volume with the theme of fCHANGEf , I said that Ifm not changing. However, looking at the photos now, I can surely feel a bit of a difference compared to one year ago.h
eIQUEEN Vol. 11 Nagasawa Masamie will be released in four different versions, including a normal photo book (A4 size, 96 pages) and a special edition (B1 size, 16 double pages), which will go on sale on August 28th. The digital edition with a 4K resolution and 3D images will be released through the Playstation Store sometime in September. Moreover, there will be a Blu-ray edition slated for release on October 24th.
As a matter of fact, this volume will conclude the first season of the eIQUEENf series, which means that Nagasawa had the honor of being the first and the last model of the series. However, Plup already stated that eIQUEENf has received a lot of popularity during this one year and that they are definitely planning to return with a second season in the near future.
On September 3rd, Lotte revealed the new CM for their gGhana Milk Chocolateg, which will once again star the trio of Nagasawa Masami, Takei Emi, and child actress Watanabe Konomi.
The concept of the new CM is gfeeling connected, red chocolateh and therefore red is once again the main color of the new campaign.
In the CM the three of them are eating the chocolate at the same time, but itfs so delicious that git feels like their cheeks are going to fall off.h They try to use their hands to withstand the sensation, but they eventually embrace each other at their cheeks and say, gThis way, our cheeks wonft fall off~!h
Watanabe is right between the two actresses and looks so adorable that you have no choice but feel warm while watching this CM. She does look like an angel and played her role perfectly, but she still was a bit nervous before the filming.
Nagasawa talked a lot with her in order to ease her mind and always translated the explanations of the production staff into words that are easier to understand for the six year-old Watanabe. She seemed like a kind older sister throughout the whole filming. They also played catfs cradle together during the breaks and shared some snacks.
Takei had to film the CM on a different day due to her busy schedule and so she was only given some stand to know where to fix her eyes when shefs supposed to look at Watanabe. She looked at the stand and said in a sad tone, gKonomi-chan~!h The filming also progressed smoothly for her and she visibly enjoyed the chocolate. When she was given a red towel, she even suddenly started imitating Antonio Inoki, a former professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, and his well-known catchphrase.
Masami Nagasawa added to cast of 'Bokutachi no Koukan Nikki'
On October 29th, it was announced that actress Nagasawa Masami is going to appear in a supporting role in Uchimura Teruyoshifs second movie eBokutachi no Koukan Nikkie.
eBokutachi no Koukan Nikkif is an adaptation of Suzuki Osamufs novel eGeinin Koukan Nikki ~Yellow Hearts no Monogatari~e and depicts the struggles of a comedic duo in the Japanese world of entertainment. Suzuki himself is the writer for many very popular variety and comedy shows on TV and Director Uchimura is a comedian and entertainer himself, which sounds like a perfect combination for this sort of movie.
It was already announced the two protagonists who form the comedic duo eBousou Swimmersf are played by Ito Atsushi and Koide Keisuke. Nagasawa is going to play a woman who works at a drugstore at daytime and as a hostess at nighttime. Her boyfriend (Koide) struggles to make a living as a comedian, but she supports him all the way and even becomes his wife.
Kimura Fumino, Kawaguchi Haruna, and Sasaki Kuranosuke were also announced as part of the supporting cast. Kimura plays the woman who later becomes the wife of Itofs character, Kawaguchi plays the daughter of Koide and Nagasawa, and Sasaki plays the TV producer that controls the fate of the comedic duo.
eBokutachi no Koukan Nikkif is slated for a release on March 23rd, 2013.
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