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Nagisa (なぎさ, ナギサ) is a Japanese given name used by either sex and is occasionally used as a surname.

Nagisa can be written using different kanji characters and can mean:

* 渚, "beach/shore"

* 汀, "water's edge/shore"

* 凪砂, "lull, sand"

The given name can also be written in hiragana (なぎさ) or katakana (ナギサ).

Real People:

- Nagisa Arakaki (渚), a Japanese professional baseball player
- Nagisa Katahira (なぎさ), a Japanese television actress
- Nagisa Oshima (渚), a Japanese film director

Fictional Characters:

- Nagisa Aoi (渚砂), the main character of the Strawberry Panic! anime series
- Nagisa Furukawa (渚), the main heroine of the visual novel, manga, and anime series Clannad
- Nagisa Iwashiro (渚), a character in the Battle Arena Toshinden fighting game series
- Nagisa Musumi, co-protagonist of the original Futari wa Pretty Cure anime series
- Kaworu Nagisa (渚), a character from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise
- Nagisa Azuya (凪砂), a character from Clamp School Detectives
by Nagikipoo January 19, 2010
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Furukawa Nagisa is the name of the main heroine of Clannad (Visual Novel, Anime, Manga, Movie). Many would consider this girl as the prototype of the perfect woman, although this image is only helped by her disease. Later on, she finds a guy, Tomoya, marries him, has a baby with him and dies.
Nagisa's role in the Clannad movie was different from the one given in the series.
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A sociopathic narcissist who verbally mistreats her employees and manipulates situations to harm them
"My manager is a real Nagisa."
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