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Music Review: Raychell “L>R”

The eagerly anticipated debut album from Japan’s hottest new singing sensation!

Release date: 24 April 2013

Raychell - album sleeve  CD + DVD

This dazzling assortment of songs which consists of a mixture of styles from rock to dance confirms that Raychell is a singer – songwriter of immense talent who is equally comfortable performing ballads as she is up-tempo songs. Her vocal skills are outstanding. She can make a simple tune sound full of meaning and an intricate melody sound easy on the Read more…

Koichi Sakamoto Directs Nao Nagasawa And Ayumi Kinoshita In Travelers: Dimension Police

March 3, 2013 11 comments

Sexy Nagasawa and Kinoshita kick ass in new action-packed sci-fi drama!

Travelers Police Dimension (C)2013 Next Media Animation Limited. All rights reserved. pic 3You may recall in February 2012 when Diverse Japan interviewed Nao Nagasawa (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger, GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka, Playgirls 2012) that she mentioned she was going to Taiwan the following month to begin shooting her next action movie. DJ can now reveal that the film she spoke of is a sci-fi action adventure called Travelers: Dimension Police directed by Read more…

Music Review: THE GAZETTE “DIVISION”

September 30, 2012 3 comments

UK release date: 1st October 2012

Formed in 2002, the GazettE, whose song “Headache Man” was used for the ending theme of Hotel Chelsea a film written and produced by Hiro Masuda starring Nao Nagasawa and Tony Laurent, are one of the most popular visual kei bands in Japan right now. But not only are they appreciated on their own turf, their pulsating music and flamboyant image has attracted fans from all over the world. Their longevity doesn’t appear to be waning anytime soon. So to celebrate their 10th anniversary the band has recorded Read more…

Interview: Comedy Actress Eri Fuse – Cutie Honey, Adrift In Tokyo, GTO

“As long as I can act and I can eat something nice I’m happy!” Eri Fuse

Back in February of this year (24th – 26th February 2012 to be exact), comedy actress Eri Fuse and her husband film director Miki Satoshi came to the UK to appear as special guests at the three-day London event Hyper Japan 2012 Spring and took to the stage for a Q&A session hosted by Adam Torel of Third Window Films. They were also gracious enough to give up some of their valuable time for Diverse Japan to take part in a Read more…

NEO Magazine Launches New Profile Series Kicking Off With Action Idol Nao Nagasawa

April 19, 2012 11 comments

NEO magazine issue 97 OUT NOW!

In the latest issue, Neo magazine introduces a new profile series starting off with actress/idol Nao Nagasawa. The monthly series is written by Diverse Japan creator and administrator, Spencer Lloyd Peet, who interviewed Miss. Nagasawa in January 2012, and focuses on individual Japanese talent/personalities within the entertainment business. Also Read more…

Exclusive Interview: Nao Nagasawa – Actress, Singer And Idol – Super Sentai And Kamen Rider Heroine

February 5, 2012 41 comments

“I want to be in a Hollywood movie in the future.” Nao Nagasawa

Nao Nagasawa (長澤 奈央 ), best known to her fans for her roles in various Super Sentai and Kamen Rider TV shows, is someone with more than just a pretty face and a gorgeous body. She’s been a recording artist, releasing singles like “Kiss, Kiss” and “Game”, and a dancer. But it’s her skills as an actress were she excels and has even led to her winning the Best Actress Award at the Myrtle Film Festival for her English-speaking lead role in Read more…

Interview: Anthony Laurent – NYPD Detective Smith In “Hotel Chelsea” – A Film By Hiro Masuda

December 23, 2011 19 comments

“It is a memory that will stay with me all my life!” (Anthony Laurent on his first visit to Japan)

Back in October (2011), Diverse Japan was delighted to have been given the opportunity to interview Hiro Masuda, writer and producer of the suspense/horror film Hotel Chelsea (Read interview here). We are very honoured to follow this up with an equally enthralling interview with the film’s leading male actor Anthony Laurent who plays NYPD Detective Smith.

Laurent is an actor with a passion for his craft which is evident in the numerous roles he has played in theater, film and television, including several appearances in the hugely popular American TV series Read more…

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