Nao Nagasawa

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For the voice actress, see Naomi Nagasawa.
Nao Nagasawa
Birth name 長澤奈央 (Nagasawa Nao?)
Born (1984-01-05) January 5, 1984 (age 30)
Tokyo, Japan
Genres Japanese pop
Years active 2002–present
Labels King / Starchild 2003-2005
avex 2005-present
Website NAO.exe - Nao Nagasawa's blog

Nao Nagasawa (長澤 奈央 Nagasawa Nao?, born January 5, 1984) is a Japanese actress, a voice actress and a former singer and model. She was one of the leaders of girl'sBOX activities along with Kayo Aiko and DRM (formerly dream) member Hasebe Yu. The three formed a pop group known as Kingyo in July 2007.

She has since released a best album and girlsBOX-related album in March 2008. She was best known for her role as Nanami Nono/Water Ninja Hurricane Blue in the 2002 Super Sentai Series Ninpuu Sentai Hurricanger, and reprised her Role on three more occasions in the Super Sentai Teamup Specials: Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger Vs. Hurricanger, GoGo Sentai Boukenger vs Super Sentai and in the 25th and 26th episodes of the 35th Super Sentai series Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger. She is currently active as an actress. She is mostly seen in Japanese action movies playing strong characters and she still often makes appearances in Super Sentai series.

She announced that she will get married with Kōji Nakata on February 22,2014 [1]

Acting[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2003 August 6: Trip Lip
  • 2006 March 29: BODIES
  • 2007 March 21: LOVE BODY -SEASON 1-
  • 2008 March 5: NAO BEST

Singles[edit]

Release
Date
Title Chart History Album Record Label
Peak Weeks Imprint Distribution
2003 June 25 "Pump up" #33 5 Trip Lip Starchild King
2004 January 21 "×○×○×○" #27 4 Starchild King
2005 March 24 "Mama Said" #60 2 BODIES avex trax avex
2005 July 27 "Love Body" #54 3 BODIES avex trax avex
2005 November 30 "Fun Time" #63 1 BODIES avex trax avex
2006 September 13 "Love Body III" - - avex trax avex
2006 December 6 "GAME/Love Body for..." - - avex trax avex
2007 September 19 "To You" - - avex trax avex

Collaborations[edit]

  • 2005 November 16: '3rd X'mas featuring dream, Nao Nagasawa, SweetS, Nanase Hoshii, Aiko Kayō, PARADISE GO!!GO!! & Michi Saitō' (single) (#62, 2 weeks)
  • 2007 July 11: Formed a trio with Kayo Aiko and DRM's Hasebe Yu called Kingyo with the CD single "LOVER'S HIGH". The three sing the song for the upcoming girl'sBOX film.

Other[edit]

  • 2005 March 16: Girl's BOX ~Best Hits Compilation~: songs "×○×○×○" and "Perseus" (Yu Hasebe (dream) & Nao Nagasawa chorus with Mai Iwasaki & Miori Takimoto (both SweetS))
  • 2005 July 13: Girl's BOX ~Best Hits Compilation Summer~: song "Lovebody (Brand-New mix a.k.a. Girl's BOX Version)"
  • 2005 November 30: Girl's BOX ~Best Hits Compilation Winter~: songs "Koibito ga Santa Claus" and "Giant X'mas ~Yūjō ni ribbon~" (3rd X'mas featuring dream, Nao Nagasawa, SweetS, Nanase Hoshii, Aiko Kayō, PARADISE GO!!GO!! & Michi Saitō)
  • 2008 March 12: Girl's BOX ~LOVER'S HIGH Original Song Collection~: songs "To You" and with Kingyo for "LOVER'S HIGH" featuring Nagasawa Nao, Kayo Aiko and DRM's Hasebe Yu

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