Nanase Matsuura (松浦 ナナセ Matsu'ura Nanase?) is a character that appears in the Macross Frontier television series. She is a waitress at the Nyan-Nyan Chinese Restaurant aboard Island 1 of the Macross Frontier fleet. She is the best friend with fellow Nyan-Nyan coworker, Ranka Lee who also attends to Mihoshi Academy with her.
Character & Personality
Nanase is a shy girl who has difficult opening up to others, unlike her friend Ranka Lee. She is often picked on for her large breasts, which she finds to be an inconvenience since she was a child. Many consider her to be the "ideal" woman because of her demure and calm nature. She tries to overcome her indecisiveness and be a more determined person.
Nanase went to middle school with Miranda Merin. She then began working at the Nyan-Nyan restaurant with Ranka Lee and the two became fast friends. She latered accompanied Ranka to the Miss Macross Frontier beauty contest, and was shocked to see the other contestants.
She soon develops romantic feelings for Luca Angelloni, who vows to protect her as he prepares to sortie against the Vajra. During an assault by the Vajra, she is gravely injured. Sheryl Nome manages to shield her from harm and begins singing to the other frightened citizens. Later, Nanase is bedridden while Luca watches over her.
Macross Frontier Movie: The Wings of Goodbye
While Nanase doesn't make an appearance in Macross Frontier Movie: The False Songstress, she does appear in the second film as part of Ranka's entourage, serving as her make-up artist and hairstylist.
- Ranka Lee
- Ranka is her best friend. They both work together at the colony's branch of Nyan-Nyan. Later, Ranka transferred to Mihoshi Academy and they became classmates, too.
- Luca Angelloni
- She cares deeply for Luca, but is unsure if they should pursue a relationship.
Macross Frontier characters
|S.M.S.||Ozma Lee | Alto Saotome | Luca Angelloni | Michael Blanc | Canaria Berstein | Klan Klang | Nene Rora | Raramia Rerenia | Henry Gilliam ||
|New United Nations Spacy||Jessica Blanc | Major Ohgotwhai | Major Ohgotwhai's Advisor | Tehmzin | Machida|
|Macross Quarter||Jeffery Wilder | Catherine Glass | Bobby Margot | Monica Lang | Mina Roshan | Ram Hoa|
|Diva||Sheryl Nome | Ranka Lee|
|Macross Galaxy||Grace O'Connor | Brera Sterne|
|Frontier Presidency||Howard Glass | Leon Mishima|
|Others||Nanase Matsuura | Miranda Merin | Ranshe Mei | Mao Nome | Richard Birler | Elmo Kridanik | Ranzō Saotome | Yasaburō Saotome | George Yamamori | Ai-kun | Ōsanshōō-san|