Nakashima performed the film's theme song, "Glamorous Sky", while Yuna Ito, who portrayed Reira Serizawa, recorded "Endless Story". The soundtrack to the film was published on September 28, 2005. A sequel, titled Nana 2, was released in 2006.
Nana Komatsu (Miyazaki) and Nana Osaki (Nakashima) become roommates, after meeting on a train to Tokyo.
Cast and characters
- Original work: Nana by Ai Yazawa
- Director: Kentaro Otani
- Screenplay: Taeko Asano, Kentaro Otani
- Music: Tadashi Ueda
- Cinematography: Kazuhiro Suzuki
- Editing: Shuichi Kakesu
- Production committee: Sedic International, IMJ Entertainment, Excellent Films, TBS, Toho, Shueisha, True Project, MBS, Aniplex
Production and promotion
The project was first announced in Cookie during the winter of 2004. Nana was the second film based on one of Ai Yazawa's series, after Kagen no Tsuki in 2004. Hiroki Narimiya, who played Nobuo Terashima in Nana, also appeared in Kagen no Tsuki.
On July 7, 2005, a press conference was held for the film. The director Kentaro Otani, Aoi Miyazaki (Nana Komatsu), Mika Nakashima (Nana Osaki), Tomomi Maruyama (Yasushi Takagi), Narimiya (Nobu), Yuta Hiraoka (Shoji Endo), Ryuhei Matsuda (Ren Honjo), Tetsuji Tamayama (Takumi Ichinose), and Kenichi Matsuyama (Shinichi Okazaki) all attended the conference.
An exhibition, titled "Nana Ten" was held from July 30 to August 14, 2005 to promote the film. The event began in Harajuku and Osaka, before moving to the rest of Japan. The restaurant News Deli offered a special menu dedicated to Nana from August 25 to September 7, 2005.
DVD releaseOn March 3, 2006, Nana was released in "Special" and "Standard Edition". The special edition includes a photo book, audio commentary, theatrical trailers, television spots, a making-of documentary, and unreleased live band performances. Both DVDs entered Oricon's top-ten during their first week. Viz Media released the film under their Viz Pictures label on April 8, 2008.
Nana FM707, a DVD featuring behind-the-scenes information, was released on August 26, 2005. It features commentary by Nakashima and Miyazaki and an interview with Kentaro Otani. A similar promotional product, Nana All About 707 was also published in 2005.
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- Main article: Nana: Movie – Original Soundtrack
The soundtrack to Nana was released on September 28, 2005 by MUSIC RAY'N. Short versions of the film's theme songs, "Glamorous Sky" and "Endless Story" were featured on the soundtrack. The lyrics of Mika Nakashima's "Glamorous Sky" were written by Yazawa. It was released as a single on August 31, 2005. "Endless Story" was Yuna Ito's debut single and was released on September 7.