Mana Sakura ( Japanese : 紗倉まな , Hepburn : Sakura Mana , born March 23, 1993) is a Japanese AV idol and gravure model .

Life and career

Born in Tokyo , Mana Sakura studied at the Department of Public Works, then enrolled at College of Technology . [5] She debuted as a mainstream model at 18 in the gravure video 18 Years Old Mana Sakura Pretty Moe Factory , published in November 2011. [6]

In February 2012, Sakura entered the AV industry with the video AV Debut Mana released by the manufacturer Soft On Demand . Users at Twitter recognized her as a student at the Technical College and the subsequent publicity [7] resulted in her debut video ranking first in DVD sales for that month at the major Japanese distributor, the DMM Corporation .

In 2013 she was named Best New Actress at the Adult Broadcasting Awards [8] [9] and at the same ceremony she also won the FLASH Award. [8] Also in 2013 she appeared in the mainstream movie Goddotan: Kisu gaman senshuken the Movie ( ゴッドタン キス我慢選手権 THE MOVIE ) , a film adaptation of the popular Japanese late night TV variety show Goddotan . [10]

In 2014 she was voted into second place in the election for a character in the latest Yakuza video game. [11] She was a regular cast member in the second season of the Tokyo Broadcasting System 's TV drama Ushijima the Loan Shark broadcast from January to March 2014. [12] In the Fall of 2014, Sakura was enlisted to write a column for, a promotional portal for Toyota . A spokesman said that the company considered her background and interest in driving "to be suitable for their needs." [13] She also appeared in a second mainstream movie in 2014, the action science fiction film Danger Dolls released in September 2014. [14]

She was once again a winner at the 2015 Adult Broadcasting Awards , this time taking the Best Actress Award and a second FLASH Award. [7] [15]

AV idol

Sakura is a member of the band Sexy-J. [16]