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Mika Nakashima

Rock is not just an image

J-pop diva Mika Nakashima looks like a punk rocker in the Nana movies. But does she possess the fire that characterises all rock artists?

Sunday, 14 January, 2007, 12:00am

Nana - Mika Nakashima

Japanese pop singer Mika Nakashima makes the transformation to punk rock in the six-track EP Nana.

The songs are featured in a movie that is based on a popular manga (Japanese cartoon) series and stars Nakashima as the spiky title character.

13 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

J-pop princess rocks

Japanese pop singer Mika Nakashima makes the transformation to a punk rock chick in the six-track EP Nana.

The songs are featured in a movie that is based on a popular manga series and stars Nakashima as the spiky title character.

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Heard it on the grapevine...

Following the appearance of rapper Ice-T and Naughty By Nature, it seems Dragon-i really wants to 'keep it real' with more hip hop. The next rap act to come through will be Cash Money next Wednesday and the following Saturday.

7 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

What's hot on YPWeb

- Competitions - Cool British band Suede - win posters PLUS Japanese CDs from hot new singer Mika Nakashima.

Coming up: Win tickets to Japanese movie Ping Pong

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3 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

What's hot on YPWeb

- Competitions - Coming up: win Japanese idol Mika Nakashima's latest CD

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- Need help with homework? - Find past Young Post stories on the environment, health, sport or education - Archive Zone

24 Sep 2002 - 12:00am