Mana Sakura

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Mana Sakura
Sakura Mana from "The Lowlife" at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 (40170737262).jpg
Native name 紗倉まな
Born (1993-03-23) March 23, 1993 (age 25)
Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Website http://blog.livedoor.jp/sakura_mana/

Mana Sakura (Japanese: 紗倉まな, Hepburn: Sakura Mana, born March 23, 1993) is a Japanese AV idol and gravure model.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Tokyo, Mana Sakura studied at the Department of Public Works, then enrolled at College of Technology.[1] She debuted as a mainstream model at 18 in the gravure video 18 Years Old Mana Sakura Pretty Moe Factory, published in November 2011.[2]

In February 2012, Sakura entered the AV industry with the video AV Debut Mana released by the manufacturer Soft On Demand.[3][4] Users at Twitter recognized her as a student at the Technical College and the subsequent publicity[5] resulted in her debut video ranking first in DVD sales for that month at the major Japanese distributor, the DMM Corporation.[6]

In 2013 she was named Best New Actress at the Adult Broadcasting Awards[7][8] and at the same ceremony she also won the FLASH Award.[7] Also in 2013 she appeared in the mainstream movie Goddotan: Kisu gaman senshuken the Movie (ゴッドタン キス我慢選手権 THE MOVIE), a film adaptation of the popular Japanese late night TV variety show Goddotan.[9]

In 2014 she was voted into second place in the election for a character in the latest Yakuza video game.[10] She was a regular cast member in the second season of the Tokyo Broadcasting System's TV drama Ushijima the Loan Shark broadcast from January to March 2014.[11] In the Fall of 2014, Sakura was enlisted to write a column for Gazoo.com, a promotional portal for Toyota. A spokesman said that the company considered her background and interest in driving "to be suitable for their needs."[12] She also appeared in a second mainstream movie in 2014, the action science fiction film Danger Dolls released in September 2014.[13]

She was once again a winner at the 2015 Adult Broadcasting Awards, this time taking the Best Actress Award and a second FLASH Award.[5][14]

AV idol[edit]

Sakura is a member of the band Sexy-J.[15]

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Television[edit]

Video Games[edit]

  • Yakuza Zero

Bibliography[edit]

  • The Lowlife (最低。) (2016)
  • Haru, shinan (春、死なん) (2018)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yoshiyuki Mizuno (August 11, 2012). "27時間テレビで注目のAV女優・紗倉まな「さんまさん、新作見てください!」". Spa! Daily. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  2. ^ "工場萌え美少女 紗倉まな 18歳 [DVD]" (in Japanese). amazon.co.jp. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
  3. ^ "ショートヘアの究極美女". Million. June 20, 2012. pp. 19–22.
  4. ^ "W A面袋とじ 2大ロリエロ大人気女優". Weekly Asahi Geinō. June 25, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Mana Sakura tops Japan's 2015 porn awards". Tokyo Reporter. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  6. ^ Monthly DMM, July 2012 Issue, pp. 104–106.
  7. ^ a b "スカパー!アダルト放送大賞2013". Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  8. ^ "Mana Sakura wins Best New Actress at 2013 porn awards". The Tokyo Reporter. March 16, 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  9. ^ "ゴッドタン キス我慢選手権 THE MOVIE" (in Japanese). MovieWalker. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
  10. ^ 『龍が如く』“セクシー女優人気投票”の最終結果が発表、総投票数は約350万票、1位に輝いたのは? - ファミ通.com
  11. ^ "闇金ウシジマくん Season2(2014)" (in Japanese). AllCinema. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
  12. ^ Nakano, Kenji (October 14, 2014). "Drive your dreams: Popular porn star takin' a ride with Toyota". Tokyo Reporter. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  13. ^ "少女は異世界で戦った" (in Japanese). MovieWalker. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
  14. ^ "2015年の受賞者" (in Japanese). Adult Broadcssting Awards. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  15. ^ http://sexy-j.jp/common/member/memOtome.html#Mana_Sakura

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