Saito Kana



Saito Kana, March 2015
Nicknames Kanappe (かなっぺ?)
Birth Info
Born August 26, 2001 (2001-08-26) (age 18)
Origin Saitama, Japan
Zodiac Sign Virgo Virgo
Professional Info
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Idol, Singer, Actress, Model
Years Active 2014-2015
Agency Water Blue
Label UP-FRONT WORKS (2014-2015)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Kenshuusei
Hello Pro Kenshuusei Info
Joined May 4, 2014
Generation 21st Generation
Left April 30, 2015
Time in Group 11 Months, 27 Days
Saito Kana (斎藤夏奈) is a former member of Hello! Project as a Hello Pro Kenshuusei. She was introduced on May 4, 2014 at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event alongside Aikawa Maho and Takemura Miu.



Saito Kana, May 2014


Saito Kana, September 2010

Early LifeEdit

Saito Kana was born on August 26, 2001 in Saitama, Japan.


On May 4, 2014, Saito was officially introduced as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei alongside Aikawa Maho and Takemura Miu at the Hello Pro Kenshuusei Happyoukai 2014 ~Haru no Koukai Jitsuryoku Shindan Test~ event.

On June 11, 2014, an introduction video of Saito was uploaded to the Hello Pro Kenshuusei YouTube channel.

On April 30, 2015, it was revealed that Saito had ended her training within Hello Pro Kenshuusei.

Personal LifeEdit

When Saito joined Hello Pro Kenshuusei, she was a first year middle school student.

Saito's given name, "Kana", means summer (夏; ka) combined with a phonetic character (奈; na). It's a feminine Japanese given name and surname.

Here is a list of nicknames that has been used to refer to Saito Kana:

  • Kanappe (かなっぺ): Official nickname, given to her since joining Hello Pro Kenshuusei.


  • Name: Saito Kana (斎藤夏奈)
  • Nicknames: Kanappe (かなっぺ), Kana (かな)
  • Birthdate: August 26, 2001 (2001-08-26) (age 18)
  • Birthplace: Saitama, Japan
  • Western Zodiac: Virgo
  • Eastern Zodiac: Snake
  • Hello! Project Status:
    • 2014-05-04: Member
    • 2015-04-30: Left
  • Hello! Project groups:

  • Specialty: Tapdancing, impersonations
  • Hobbies: Taking long baths
  • Motto: "Ichinichi Ichizen" (一日一膳; Do a good deed each day.)
  • Favorite Color: Orange
  • Favorite Sport: Skiing
  • Favorite Hello! Project song: Ren'ai Hunter
  • Looks up to: Kudo Haruka


TV ProgramsEdit

  • [2006-2007] Nihongo de Asobo (にほんごであそぼ) (as Kana; Regular)
  • [2007] Nakai Masahiro no Kinyoubi no Sumatachi he (中居正広の金曜日のスマたちへ)
  • [2008] Ya-Ya-yah


  • [2008] Bluebell (Front Cover Model)
  • [2010] Canon ios kiss X4 (Model)


  • [2010] Sony Playstation 3
  • [2010] McDonalds Happy Set - Lovelitchi ver.


  • [2008] Toyota Noa

Music VideosEdit

  • [2010] Qinka, with a Yawn - "Sunao ni Nare tara" (素直になれたら) (as little girl)



  • [2011.06.21-22] Yasashii Lion (やさしいライオン)
  • [2014] SMILE FANTASY!


  • Her dream is to become Japan's idol who can do anything.
  • Within Hello Pro Kenshuusei, her closest friend and rival was Takemura Miu.
  • Saito was part of Musical Village, the same acting program Tamura Meimi was in before joining S/mileage.
  • Prior to joining Hello! Project, Saito was a member of the Water Blue agency.
  • Saito doesn't have a television at home, but watches a mobile channel on her cell phone.[verification overdue]
  • She has the same last name as Country Musume member Miuna.

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