- Name: Nakanishi Kana (中西香菜)
- Nicknames: Kanana (かなな), Kananan (かななん)
- Birthday: June 4, 1997
- Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
- Blood type: A
- Specialty: Swimming, weird faces
- Hobby: Playing with her dogs
- Favorite Food: Okonomiyaki, fried green peppers
- Favorite Color: Sea blue
- Favorite Subject: Science
- Looks Up To: Maeda Yuuka, Tanaka Reina, Wada Ayaka, Fukuda Kanon
- Hello! Project groups:
- [2013.09.xx] sweet kana
-  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–] The Girls Live
-  Mister Donut (ミスタードーナツの)
- Music Videos
-  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!
- [2012–] SS1422
- Her official S/mileage image color is 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.