Vol: 21; Ch: 84
2000 - 2009
4.45 out of 5 from 2,247 votes
Rank #396

Nana K. is a hopeless romantic who is co-dependent on everyone around her and falls in love at first sight with any and all men, even married ones; Nana O. is a wannabe rock star who has had to break up with the love of her life so that she can find her own path as a singer. As Nana K. boards a train to Tokyo, she longs to finally be with her beloved boyfriend Shouji; as Nana O. boards the same train to Tokyo, she plans to live her dream with only the guitar on her back. The two meet by chance both on the train and in the city - ultimately choosing to live together - and though they are opposites in every way the girls quickly become close friends. Together, Nana and Nana will learn the bittersweet truth about love, loss, and the growth that comes because of it.

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propolismetropolis Feb 26, 2011
Score 10/10

Some of my favorite mangas are shounen like Bleach and Naruto, however NANA has found a VERY special place in my heart. Story: Nothing gets much better than the story that Ai creates. Everyone wants things to end happily for every character, but this isn't one of those stories. It's real, heartbreakingly so. The main characters get put through the ringer emotionally because they aren't experiencing a... read more

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jypsyjulia Jun 23, 2012
Score 9/10

Due to the fact that I've heard the mangaka will not be continuing this story, I am going to review it. I've read the maximum number of chapters available and really hope one day she chooses to continue it. The STORY of NANA follows two twenty year old girls who share the same name: Nana.  Nana Komatsu, who later becomes known as Hachi(ko) is following her boyfriend to Tokyo.  Nana Osaki, who gets... read more

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