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Nakayama Nana
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Nakayama Nana, 2015
Nicknames Yamada Nana (山田菜々)
Nana (ナナ, なな, or 菜々)
Birth Info
Born April 3, 1992 (1992-04-03) (age 27)
Origin Osaka, Japan
Blood Type A
Zodiac Sign Aries Aries
Professional Info
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, Singer
Years Active 2007-present
Agency UP-FRONT KANSAI (2006-2009)
AKS (2010-2015)
Label zetima (2008-2009)
laugh out loud! records (2010-2015)
Associated Acts SI☆NA, NMB48, SKE48
Hello Pro Egg Info
Joined August 11, 2006
Generation 1st Generation
Left July 25, 2009

Nakayama Nana (中山菜々) is a former member of the Hello Pro Kansai group SI☆NA. She graduated from Hello! Project on July 25, 2009. She later auditioned for NMB48's first generation in 2010, where she passed and became a member of Team N under the stage name Yamada Nana (山田菜々).  She graduated from NMB48 on April 3, 2015.



Yamada Nana, 2014 (NMB48)

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Yamada Nana, 2014 (SKE48)


Yamada Nana, June 2013

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Yamada Nana, May 2012


Yamada Nana, February 2012


Yamada Nana, 2011


Yamada Nana, December 2010


Yamada Nana, early 2010

She was also a winner of the Hello! Project Kansai 2005 audition. She was a guest presenter for MJTV Chotto Kiiteyo! in June 2007. She graduated from Hello! Project on July 25, 2009 to continue her studies. She had her graduation ceremony in the last part of a SI☆NA and Okada Yui mini concert.

In 2010, she auditioned and became a member of NMB48, a sister group of AKB48, under the stage name Yamada Nana. She is a part of NMB48's Team N.

On April 18, 2013, she was transferred into Team M.

As of February 24, 2014, she held a concurrent position with SKE48's Team KII. She had also been promoted to Captain of Team M.

On October 15, 2014, she announced that she would be graduating from NMB48. Her concurrency with SKE48 ended on March 26, 2015. She graduated April 3, 2015.

In December 2015, she will perform in Super Danganronpa ~Sayonara Zetsubou Gakuen~ THE STAGE as Nanami Chiaki alongside former Hello! Project and Berryz Koubou member Sudo Maasa.


  • Name: Nakayama Nana (中山菜々)
  • Stage Name: Yamada Nana (山田菜々)
  • Nickname: Nana (ナナ, なな, or 菜々)
  • Birth Place: Osaka, Japan
  • Birthdate: April 3, 1992 (1992-04-03) (age 27)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 152.6 cm
  • Western Zodiac: Aries
  • Eastern Zodiac: Monkey
  • Specialty: Volleyball
  • Favorite food: Monjayaki, Tempura Udon
  • Looks Up To: Ishikawa Rika
  • Hello Pro Kansai Status:
    • 2006-08-11: Member
    • 2009-07-25: Graduated
    • 2006-08-11: Member
    • 2009-07-25: Graduated
  • Kyoraku Yoshimoto Status:
    • 2010-10-09: Member
  • Groups:
  • Stage Units:
    • Team N 1st Stage: Shinkirou
    • Team N 1st Stage: Seifuku ga Jama wo Suru
    • Team N 2nd Stage: Kinjirareta Futari
    • Team N 2nd Stage: Fushidara na Natsu
    • Team M 1st Stage: Kuchi Utsushi no Chocolate
    • Team KII 3rd Stage: Manazashi Sayonara (Revival)
    • Team M 2nd Stage: Kokoro no Hashi no Sofaa

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  • [2015.04.25] 4+3=7


  • Her brother Nakayama Yuma is a member of Johnny's Entertainment, as part of Johnny's Jr and NYC.
  • Her younger sister Suzu joined NMB48 as Kenkyuusei in June 2016 under the stage name Yamada Suzu (山田寿々)
  • Her catchphrase is "There’s been a crime! Na-na-na, Na-na-na, Naa Naa! I’ve captured everyone’s heart!"
  • Her favorite character is Hello Kitty.
  • She's often called "babaa" (granny) and receives many jokes about her age.
  • She has the same last name as Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Nakayama Natsume.


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