Nakanishi Kana (中西香菜) is a Japanese pop singer and idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and part of Hello! Project. She is a second generation member of S/mileage.
- Birth Name: Nakanishi Kana (中西香菜)
- Nicknames: Kanana (かなな), Kananan (かななん)
- Date of Birth: June 4, 1997
- Place of Birth: 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
- TV Programs
- Music Videos
- 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.