- 4 Seasons
Nana is the anime TV show based on the Shojo manga of the same name. Nana, tells the story of two girls, with the same name, who move to Tokyo, Japan and become roommates. The TV show Nana, tells the story from each character's point of view, and then merges them when they meet for the first time. Nana Komatsu is a naive, small town girl with big dreams. Nana Komatsu moves to Tokyo, with no job or place to live and little ambition save to be there with her boyfriend and best friends. Since she was never good in school, Nana must work hard to find a job and make it in the big city. On the train to Tokyo, Nana meets another young and mysterious girl, with the same name. Nana Osaki, is the private and tough punk girl who grew up mostly on her own. Nana Osaki was the singer to her popular hometown band, until they broke up due to their bassist, (and Nana's boyfriend) Ren joining another band. Ren asks Nana to move with him so they can be together, but she is proud and doesn't want to depend on him for her livelihood. Nana later moves to Tokyo alone, with the hopes of making it as a singer with a new band. Some members from Nana's band follow her to Tokyo, where they start to grow a strong following. During a snowstorm, on a train to Tokyo, Nana Osaki meets Nana Komatsu and they form a fast friendship. The Nana's lose each other when the train arrives at its destination, but meet again by chance while looking at the same apartment. The two decide to share the apartment and become roommates. The show then shows Nana Komatsu's relationship woes and job hunting troubles as she struggles to become more mature and stable. Independent and single Nana Osaki divides her time with odd jobs during the day, and forming a new band and writing songs by night. In each episode, both Nanas support one another through hardships and heartbreaks.