A chance meeting on a train to tokyo sends two girls named nana on a collision course with destiny. Inuyasha is blocked by shioris barrier and cannot defeat otakemaru. Nana komatsu is a young woman whos endured an unending string of boyfriend problems. Nana komatsu is moving to tokyo to start a new life with her boyfriendand as chance would have it, she is about to meet a woman the same age named nana osaki, with the two nanas destined to share an apartment. Sub and dub the hyakki bat demon otakemaru tries to destroy the village along with shioris mother. The story of two girls, punk rocker nana oosaki big nana and girly nana komatsu small nana, known in the rest of the story as hachi, who meet on a train to tokyo and become the best of friends. Episode 2 of 47 of the anime nana dubbed into english. It was serialized in cookie magazine from july 2000 until june 2009 when it went on indefinite hiatus, with almost all its chapters collected into 21 tankobon volumes published by shueisha. The story of two girls, punk rocker nana oosaki big nana and girly nana komatsu small nana, known in the rest of the st. Even though she nurses ambitious dreams of removing herself from her provincial roots and finding her true calling, she ends up traveling to tokyo. Nana komatsu is an outgoing and flighty young woman with a weak will and a stable past. Feb 06, 2009 nana and ren split, rens drug addiction gets worse. In 2003, she got the shogakukan manga award for nana in girls shoujo manga category.
Nana komatsu is a helpless, naive 20yearold who easily falls in love and becomes dependent and clingy to those around her. It would have been interesting if she emotionally manipulated him to actually kill all the talented inadvertently and then when its too late he figures out whats happening and its him vs her. Nana manga,nana,read nana,nana online read free manga. Nana osaki is a guarded and ambitious young woman with a strong will and a rough past. Nana premiered in the japanese manga magazine cookie in 2000 where it. This is the story of two 20yearold women who share the same name. This is one of my favorites, if not my favorite, anime.
The manga scans you will find on this site are ones created by fans. The manga is wonderful as well, though i havent watched the movies yet. Nana became one of the alltime best selling shojo titles for japanese publishing giant shueisha, and the series won the. Jan 14, 2016 53 videos play all nana episodes in english allison baxter assassination classroom season 1 episode 3 karma time duration. There has been no official announcement of a season 2 but animators have expressed the desire to release a season 2 when the manga comes to an end. The most impressive aspect was creating a relationship between one of the. Bokura ga ita relates a story about teenagers in love, nana concentrates on a little older, but still young people. Im still confused why she killed the sole talented guy that can save the talentless. No real plot spoilers, but very vague references to future events. Ai yazawa is the creator of many popular manga titles, including tenshi nanka janai im no angel and gokinjo monogatari neighborhood story. Careers, friendship, lovecan two bright young women named nana manage to have it all. With such a close connection to her favorite band, will. While the producers seem open to a second season see the nanas house at the end of episode 47, there is a distinct possibility that there will never be an ending to nana in anime form.
The 2 nana s take a trip to see a trapnest concert, where nana o. The characters are always real and flawed and very annoying. Nana works on her career and her attitude towards her other band members, who she had been treating as disposable pawns. Nana series information author ai yazawa publishers shueisha japan viz media north america. Ai yazawas popular manga concerning two young women who couldnt be more different despite sharing the same name comes to the screen in. Because if its the case, my hopes for this manga becoming finished one day were actually dead and then i. Even though they come from completely different backgrounds, they somehow meet and become best friends. Like why didnt she try to recruit or brainwash him.
Fruits basket season 2 episode release schedule, fruits. The chapters of nana are written and illustrated by ai yazawa. I stopped paying interest to nana for a couple of reasons. Nana 2001 television film, a film by alberto negrin with a soundtrack by ennio morricone. Her suspicions are confirmed when she catches him cheating on her. Nana komatsu is an outgoing and flighty young woman with. In 2009, after 21 volumes, ai yazawa put nana on hiatus due to an illness. Nana manga read nana chapters online for free on tenmanga read free manga online at ten manga. Nana, japans most popular shojo girls manga, is appearing in english for the first time. Nana osaki, on the other hand, is cool, confident and focused. Nana is licensed for englishlanguage release in north america by viz media. Nana s ai yazawa puts manga on hold due to illness jun 26, 2009 topselling manga in japan by volume. On the topic of licensed manga series, i do host licensed series unlike many sites that take down manga scans when they get licensed. Hachi happened to sit beside 20 year old nana osaki, who was traveling to tokyo to fulfill her dreams of becoming a musician.
It was first published in july 2000 in shueishas cookie. Nana 2001 television film, a film by alberto negrin with a soundtrack by ennio morricone nana 2005 film, a film based on the manga by ai yazawa nana 2007 short film, a film by warwick thornton. Production for the movie began in midseptember and only one and a half month shootings finished the movie in time for the december 9, 2006 release. Nana osaki, an ambitious young woman with a rough upbringing and a strong will, desires fame and recognition as the singer of her band black stones more than anything else. Id rather say that if you liked bokura ga ita, youd love nana. Shes looking for love and shes hoping to find it in the big city. In 2007, nana was placed on hiatus, when yazawa underwent an operation and needed time to recuperate. Nana, tells the story of two girls, with the same name, who move to tokyo, japan and become roommates. The anime covered until chapter 42 of the manga and the manga now has 84 chapters released. I feel that showcasing the series actually helps in sales.
Even though she nurses ambitious dreams of removing herself from her provincial roots and finding her true calling, she ends up traveling to tokyo with the humble reason of chasing her. Fans still have hope because she released a nana calender last november with new drawings and a minicomic. Since the yazawas manga is not yet finished, the final episode essentially stops midway through the story. Im taking a look at the first episode of every show from the spring 2011 anime season that has been subtitled, and giving it a thumbsup or thumbsdown. Nanas ai yazawa puts manga on hold due to illness jun 26, 2009 topselling manga in japan by volume. See more ideas about nana manga, nana osaki and anime. That same year, an anime based on the manga was produced by madhouse studios. Season 2 guide for nana tv series see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary.
American readers were introduced to yazawas stylish and sexy storytelling in 2002 with paradise kiss. Apr 05, 2006 nana is the anime tv show based on the shojo manga of the same name. One winter evening, two young women with the same given name meet for the first time while traveling to tokyo by train. Nana is a japanese manga series written and illustrated by ai yazawa. Apr 08, 2020 all of our favorite traumatised zodiacs friends are back in fruits basket season 2 this spring. Nana is the anime tv show based on the shojo manga of the same name. The nana manga the japanese comic version that preceded the anime, created by mangaka ai yazawa, was serialized in cookie magazine in japan from 2000 to 2009, and in shoujo beat in the us. Nana and ren have a fall out over a number of things, and decide to give each other space. Of course the anime is not mine, all rights go to its rightfull owners. Its hard to explain why these series are similar to each other. Her relationship with hatchi also starts to strengthen. Shizu asks otakemaru to respect the will of her late husband, tsukuyomaru, and save the village.
Her pen name comes from japanese singer eikichi yazawa, of whom she is a fan. Fortunately, she has some great friends around to lift her spirits. She is the vocalist for a punk band called black stones and she desires fame and recognition more than anything else. And the friendship between nana and hachi is beautiful. Nana has to be one of the finest manga toanime adaptations i have seen in years. Shoujo12 romance11 drama9 comedy5 slice of life5 school life3 mature2 tragedy2 sports1 mystery1 supernatural1 josei1. This weeks anime and manga releases posted on 2001 1212 08. Moving to tokyo, shes hoping to take control of her life and put all those messy misadventures behind her. Nana has become the alltime best selling shojo title from japanese publishing giant shueisha, and the series even garnered a shogakukan manga award in the girls category in 2003. Nana is a coming of age, female friendship film that handles immature and young emotions with absolute maturity.
The tv show nana, tells the story from each characters point of view, and then merges them when they meet for the first time. It was serialized in vizs manga anthology shojo beat, premiering in the july 2005 debut issue and continuing until the august 2007 issue. I thought that the chemistry between nana and ren made the first movie, ren in the second was not as close to nana, they seemed somewhat distant. The manga right now has 84 chapters plus 3 extras nobu, naoki and takumi sidestory the series has been on hiatus because the author has been ill.
Watching all of the anime shows so you dont have to. Romance, slice of life, comedy, shoujo, music occasionally contains nudity, adult language, adult themes. The pace is slow, the style is there, the seiyuu are great, and the music takes a welcome center stage. A sequel, nana 2, was announced right after the first film debuted. Nana is a japanese manga created by mangaka, ai yazawa. I just wonder, are there still any nana fans around. At first manga purists might panic, because the first episode covers the second volume of the manga. With lou doillon, bernard le coq, assumpta serna, ticky holgado. Jan 02, 2017 of course the anime is not mine, all rights go to its rightfull owners. Until today she didnt start any new series nor its clear if she will ever finish nana. Yazawa returned from the hospital in the beginning of april 2010 but has not specified when or if she will resume the manga.
They published all 21 collected volumes as of july 6, 2010. All of our favorite traumatised zodiacs friends are back in fruits basket season 2 this spring. Nana has to be one of the finest mangatoanime adaptations i have seen in years. A liveaction nana movie was released in japan in 2006. If you wanted me to describe it in one word id probably say its terrible.
But in june 2009 the series was put on hiatus due to yazawa being ill yazawa is the mangaka. While the producers seem open to a second season see the nanas house at the end of episode 47, there is a distinct possibility that there. Bordom at work has led me to find online manga sites, where i could catch up with one of my favourite titles, nana. Nana 2 was not as upbeat as the first, possible because my favorite characters, nana hachiand ren were played by other actors. She left the hospital in april 2010, but no set date for the series return was announced. The series was put on indefinite hold again in june 2009, after yazawa fell ill. Firstly, the official english translation hasnt caught up with the anime which finished airing almost two years ago. Ai yazawas extremely popular manga, nana, looks at life from the perspective of two twentysomething women with the same given name but drastically different lifestyles and goals. Jan 26, 2016 in 2009, after 21 volumes, ai yazawa put nana on hiatus due to an illness. The manga is considered one of the most popular and recognizable shoujo mangas of all time, and spawned the 2006 anime version as well as two liveaction. Honestly, im a bit of a coward about being completely done with anime, and nana is probably the epitome of my feelings dealing with that. They are not scanned versions of the licensed english versions.350 1586 850 918 386 700 433 1362 1098 54 1068 883 302 957 728 747 1004 403 174 1351 424 1238 304 705 544 250 565 45 1474 613 66 1039