Ken Nakagawa
Ken Nakagawa
Character information
Name in Japanese 中川ケン
Romaji translation Nakagawa Ken
Gender Male
Age 22 to 24
Hair color Brown
Eye color
Occupations Popular musician in the band "Mambo"

Ken Nakagawa is a popular musician, member of the band "Manbou" (Mambō)*, where he is a vocalist, guitarist and songwriter. He is cameo character from another Ai Yazawa's manga "I'm Not an Angel" ("Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai").

He is around the same age as Midori Saejima and Shuuichii Takigawa, who also appeared in Gokinjo Monogatari, which means he is around 22 years old (6 years older than Mikako and her peers). And in the last, Extra chapter, then, he is around 33 years old.

Behind the scenes Edit

*Band's name "Manbou" in japanese pronounced as "Mambō", (because ン[n] before ボ[b] and ぴ[p] usually reads as [m], as in a word えんぴつ [empitsu] - "pencil"). Also, in japanese マンボウ [Mambō] means Sunfish.

In different translations band's name spelled as Manbou and as Mambo.
Gokinjo Monogatari Wiki has 3 images related to Ken Nakagawa.

Appearances Edit

Gokinjo Monogatari

Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai

  • Manga

Gallery Edit

Ken-Manbu poster and CD in manga

Poster with Ken Nakagawa and CD, Mikako got on her 17th birthday (in manga)

Ken-Manbu CD in manga

Manbou CD booklet with Ken's lyrics (in manga)

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