in Saitama Prefecture
Natsuna Watanabe is a Japanese actress and former model. When she graduated from high-school she decided to focus her career entirely on acting. As of November 1, 2009 she shortened her stage name and is now simply going by "Natsuna". In 2012, she landed the coveted lead role in the NHK Asadora Jun to Ai after an audition of over 2250 actors.