Nakanishi Kana (中西香菜) was a Japanese pop singer and idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and was part of Hello! Project. She was a second generation member and sub-leader of ANGERME. She graduated from ANGERME and Hello! Project on December 10, 2019.
- Name: Nakanishi Kana (中西香菜)
- Nickname: Kanana (かなな), Kananan (かななん)
- Birthdate: June 4, 1997
- Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Hobbies: Playing with her dogs
- Specialties: Swimming, weird faces
- Favorite Food: Okonomiyaki, fried green peppers
- Favorite Color: Sea blue
- Favorite Subject: Science
- Looks Up To: Maeda Yuuka, Tanaka Reina, Wada Ayaka, Fukuda Kanon
- Bands / Groups:
- S/mileage / ANGERME (2011–2019)
- [20xx.xx.xx] Tenshi no Namida (天使の涙)
- [2013.09.xx] sweet kana
- [2019.11.29] Kana (香菜)
- [2019.05.24] Angermook (アンジュルムック) (Wada Ayaka, Nakanishi Kana, Takeuchi Akari, Katsuta Rina, Murota Mizuki, Sasaki Rikako, Kamikokuryo Moe, Kasahara Momona, Kawamura Ayano, Funaki Musubu, Oota Haruka, Ise Layla)
-  Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro•Igyou (怪談新耳袋・異形) (as Mana)
- TV Programs
- [2011–2012] HELLO! PRO TIME (ハロプロ！ＴＩＭＥ)
-  S/mileage no Sono Joshiki Choto Mate Kudasai! (スマイレージのその常識チョトマテクダサイ!)
- [2012–2013] Hello! SATOYAMA Life (ハロー！ＳＡＴＯＹＡＭＡライフ)
- [2014–2019] The Girls Live
-  AI・DOL PROJECT
- [2013–2019] Hello! Station (ハロ!ステ)
- [2016–2018] Cinedora Check! (シネドラCheck!)
-  Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge! (ハロプロのお仕事チャレンジ!)
-  Hello Pro Kouhaku Taiko THE☆BATTLE 2019 (ハロプロ紅白対抗 ザ☆バトル2019)
-  Mister Donut (ミスタードーナツの)
- Music Videos
-  Team Okai - "Wakuteka Take a chance" (ワクテカ Take a chance) (as Fukumura Mizuki)
-  °C-ute - "To Tomorrow" (as back dancer)
-  Warera Jeanne ~Shoujo Seisen Kageki~ (我らジャンヌ~少女聖戦歌劇~)
-  LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki- (LILIUM －リリウム 少女純潔歌劇－)
-  SMILE FANTASY!
-  Mode (モード)
-  Yumemiru Television (夢見るテレビジョン)
-  Attack No.1 (アタックNo.1) (as Onuma Miyuki)
- [2012–2019] SS1422
- [2017–] ANGERME Nakanishi Kana no Minakya Son Yade! (アンジュルム 中西香菜の観なきゃ損やで!)
- Her official ANGERME image color is light pink. Prior to that, her S/mileage image color was light blue.
- Is good at imitating menacing cats and gorillas.
- Considers her strong point to be never giving up, and her weak points to be shyness and sleeping too much.
- Describes her personality as loud.
- Has a few dogs as pets.
- Is a big fan of Maeda Yuuka.
- She has an older sister and a younger brother.
- She learned piano for seven years starting from the age of 5.
- Can ski and snowboard a little.
- Went to Saipan with her family when she was 13 years old.