Famous People in Japan

Abe Natsumi

Date of Birth 10 August 1981
Place of Birth Muroran, Hokkaido


Abe Natsumi is one of the most popular and promising musicians in Japan. She is a member of "Morning Musume". She made her debut with "Morning Coffee" which she said she likes the best of her songs with Iida Kaori, Ishiguro Aya, Fukuda Asuka and Nakazawa Yuko. Quite friendly, she soon became known as "Nacci", and became a pop-star who is popular among men and women, young and old.

She also takes an active role as an actress. She appeared in the movie "Pinch Runner" and in "Nurseman" on TV. Her performances impressed many people, including men, who would not normally be Morning Musume's fans. Abe Natsumi has great potential as not only a musician, but also an actress, and will continue to get a lot of attention.

References: http://e.goo.ne.jp/music/content/ARTLISD1146651/index.asp

Reported by: Miwako Fukasaka (Hokkaido Tokai University)
Data verified by: Keiya Matsui
Date of Report: September 2002

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