AmpedAsia.com:Tell us your ethnicity, where you were born, and your birthday.
Japanese, Yokohama Japan. July 25th.
AmpedAsia.com:So tell us about Japan, what are your favorite tourist attractions?
Well, everybody always wants to go to Tokyo Disneyland or they go to
Akihabara shopping for cameras etc. But my favorite place in Japan is
Hakone, close to Mount Fujii. There you can experience the older Japan and
take many hotspring-baths… :P
AmpedAsia.com:How often do you go back to Japan?
About twice or three times a year. My parents still complain they don`t
see me enough…
AmpedAsia.com:What made you to move to the United States from such a cool country like
Yes, Japan is a cool country but there are alot of rules and soo many
people there. Living in the USA is very different, there is more freedom.
I still like to be in both countries though.
AmpedAsia.com:If I wanted to go shopping in Japan, where should I go?
It depends what you want to buy. For clothes, I would go to Shibuya or
AmpedAsia.com:And just throwing this question out on behalf of the male viewers at Amped
Asia … if I wanted to find hot women in Japan, where would I go?
Yokohama of course..!! haha. In Japan, Akita is very famous for beautiful
women. They have the smoothest white skin and and pocess tradition beauty.
AmpedAsia.com:Are you interested in Japanese entertainment like movies, music, dramas?
Yes I like Japanese drama and movies, I was even an extra in some of them.
AmpedAsia.com:What about other Asian countrys’ entertainment?
Many people in Japan like the Koreans tv drama`s now. But I`m sorry to say
that I haven`t watched those yet.
AmpedAsia.com:Did you model in Japan at all?
I did a few photo shoots and was a promotion girl for Miller Japan.
AmpedAsia.com:What do you think of the modeling industry in Japan vs United States?
In Japan it`s very important to be cute (kawaii), they tend to focus on the
face and clothes. In the United States your whole image is much more
AmpedAsia.com:When did you become a model and why did you choose to do this?
I started when I was 19, I was always looking at the pictures in the
fashion magazines and wished it could be me in there.
AmpedAsia.com:Show us your favorite photo of yourself
Its very hard to decide which is my favorite picture! Here it is (below)
AmpedAsia.com:What kind of modeling do you do?
I love to do it all except full nude… :)
AmpedAsia.com:Do you plan to be a model for the rest of your life?
I plan to do it for as long as possible and hope to own my own agency
AmpedAsia.com:Do you have any jobs currently beside modeling?
I work for a Japanese modeling agency here in Hawaii. They help Japanese
companies when they come to Hawaii.
AmpedAsia.com:What part of your body do you think is most appealing when you do photo shoots?
My round butt…hihi
AmpedAsia.com:What kind of things do you do in your spare time?
Walking my two dogs and motocross
AmpedAsia.com:Are you currently dating?
Why do you ask? Do you want to take me to the movies?
AmpedAsia.com: Who wouldn’t?
AmpedAsia.com:What catches your attention in the opposite sex?
A nice smile.
AmpedAsia.com:If you could give a dating tip to men, what would it be?
Stop trying soo hard, just be yourself.
AmpedAsia.com:What is the most embarrassing moment in your life?
My ex gave me a necklace for my birthday and put it around my neck. Some
time later I lost it and started to cry very hard, only to find out that it
had slid in my bra. After I found it I cried again but this time from
AmpedAsia.com:Ok that sums up our interview, now you can promote your myspace, website.
Thank you so much, Amped Asia!
– Nana Okada