Another classmate of Alto, Michael and Luca, Matsuura is also Ranka Lee's friend. A shy and quiet voluptuous girl with glasses, she also works in the same "Nyan-Nyan" restaurant as Ranka and supports her dream of becoming a singer. Nanase Matsuura does possess artistic abilites and can draw very well too. She was recently hired by Grace to become Ranka's costume designer. Nanase became severely wounded in her right eye and the rest of her body during a Vajra attack inside Macross Frontier. Sheryl Nome took her into a shelter for medical attention, thus saving her life.