Kana has long brown hair and having wide khaki colored eyes. In her past, she had a short ponytail at the right side of her hair.
Kana is an easily frightened girl who doesn't like the idea of yōkai because of the scare factor, yet ironically she often becomes embroiled in yōkai-related incidents. She is hinted to have some affection for Rikuo, as she becomes jealous when she sees him spending time with Tsurara, and undeniably falls for his "night" form after he rescues her. She often worries about Rikuo's mental health, and is rather keen at noticing when he is upset over something but trying to keep it hidden.
History7 years ago, Kana was with a group of children who found and looked into a purple mirror. The other children has been vanished and were eventually killed only when they started with middle school. She simply had an encounter with the yōkai Ungaikyō, who said he would return on her thirteenth birthday.
3 years later, she cheered up Rikuo after he was teased by their classmates for claiming that he lives in a house full of Yōkai's and says that they're nice. She was one of the students that has been riding with the bus that Gagoze attacked and trapped them in a tunnel. Later they where been rescued by Rikuo in his Night Form and his Hyakki Yakō.
- Main article: Kana Ienaga's Relationships
Seems that Kana can make friends with other students around school because of her cute appearance. She is a member of the Kiyojūji Paranormal Patrol, a group created by Kiyotsugu. Yura Keikain is protecting Kana due that yōkai's are always coming to her.
- Main article: Gyūki Arc
She has been seen walking on the First District with Yura, talking on their way home while they where been trapped by some peoples from Club ChuChu. When the leader of the gang showed his true face, she starts to scream. After that Yura showed one of her Shikigami, Tanrō against the group, Kana is in shock. Later she and Yura where been caught in a cage of Kyūso. Later she hides behind Yura when Kyūso tries to kill them. They where been later saved when by Aotabō when Rikuo's Hyakki Yakō barged into the headquarter of Kyūso. After the battle against the Kyūso Clan, she is remembering that she have seen Rikuo in night form somewhere before.
- Main article: Shikoku Arc
Ungaikyō then follows her and evenly brings her to school. She is shocked after she entered the building, after that Ungaikyō appears again, she then starts to run away from him. She is then hiding in the biology class and wonders she can be warped back from the station back to school.
After that Kana sees the purple mirror, she remembers everything. Ungaikyō then appeared saying that he is cramped but the class where she is in has no mirrors. Kana then takes the mirror and breaks it and has been transported to the mens bathroom. Kiyotsugu calls her on the yōkai doll that he gave her as a present, which Kana says that she's being attacked by a mirror monster. After that Rikuo ask her where she was, she then says that she is in the boys bathroom. She then sees Kiyotsugu but he cannot see her. Rikuo sees her which she is happy. The Ungaikyō is then mad about the fact that Rikuo can see to the other side of the mirror and breaks it. Rikuo in night form then protects her from Ungaikyō and evenly killed him. Kana then ask Rikuo in night form, to tell more about himself. After that Rikuo brought her to a party to celebrate her birthday, the next day on school when she sees Rikuo, she ask him if he and his night form are friends of each other.
- She ranked 13th in the character popularity poll with 296 votes.
- ↑ Nurarihyon no Mago Official Character Data Book: Secret Ayakashi Notes
- ↑ Nurarihyon no Mago Volumes; Characters Introduction Page
- ↑ Nurarihyon no Mago Manga; Chapter 18, page 13
- ↑ Nurarihyon no Mago Manga; Chapter 18, page 14