Nanao (菜々緒, born October 28, 1988 in Saitama Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese model and actress who is affiliated with Platinum Production. Her real name was Nanao Arai (荒井 菜々緒 Arai Nanao).

Nanao started entertainment activities in 2009 when she was 20 years old, she was a regular model as a martial arts ring girland race queen in the magazine Pinky which became a turning point, she won the Miss TGC of Tokyo Girls Collection and the 2010 Sanai Mizugi Image Girl and was a fashion model for Non-no.

In 2011, she became an exclusive model for the magazine Ginger. Nanao was also notable as a tarento from her activities. She appeared in various fashion magazines, television commercials, dramas, and variety shows, as well as variety shows, and has developed a wide range of activities on the stage.

Filmography Edit

TV series Edit

Year Title Role Network Other notes References
2011 Urero Mikakunin Shōjo Nanao/Toyomoto 13-gō TV Tokyo [11]
2012 Omo ni Naitemasu Izumi Konno Fuji TV [12][13]
Urero Mikansei Shōjo Minerva/Toyomoto 13-gō TV Tokyo [14]
2013 Lucky Seven Haruka Fuji TV Special [15]
Last Cinderella Chiyoko Ōgami Fuji TV [16]
Miss Pilot Rinko Suzuki Fuji TV [17]
2014 Hoshi Shinichi Mystery Special "Teido no Mondai" Marianna Fuji TV [18]
First Class Remie Kawashima Fuji TV [19]
Honto ni Atta Kowai Hanashi 15-shūnen Special "Ude o Chōdai" Masami Nakagawa Fuji TV [20]
Natsu no Owari ni Koi o Shita. Nanami Takeuchi Fuji TV [21]
Doctor X: Gekai Daimon Michiko Maya Kujū TV Asahi Episode 9 [22]
2015 Masshiro Asuka Hano TBS [23]
Ghost Writer Manami Tsukada Fuji TV [24]
Futagashira Okon WOWOW [25]
Renai Aruaru Fuji TV [26]
Heat Eri Yūki KTV [27]

Films Edit

Year Title Role Other notes References
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Lady Jay Dubbing [28]
2014 The Snow White Murder Case Noriko Miki [29]
2015 Bali Big Brother Kana [30]
April Fools Reiko [31]
Grasshopper Hiyoko [32]

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