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Shana (LAPILLUS) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Shana (샤나) (紗奈) is a Japanese Kpop singer and a member of the girl group LAPILLUS that debuted on June 20, 2022, with the digital single “힛야! (HIT YA!)” under MLD Entertainment.

Shana Profile

Stage Name: Shana (샤나) (紗奈)
Birth Name: Nonaka Shana (노나카 샤나) (野仲 紗奈)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: March 13, 2003
Active Years: 2021–present
Age 21 (in May 2024)
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 158 cm (5’2ft)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Nationality: Japanese
Blood Type: N/A


Early Life:

– Shana was born in Fukuoka, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture.
– She graduated from the Fukuoka School of Music (FSM).
– While attending FSM, she was also active in “SO. ON FUKUOKA”, a local idol group aligned with the school.

Personal Life:

– Shana’s parents were very comfortable and supportive when she decided to become a KPOP Idol.
– ENFP is her MBTI type.
– Her Chinese Zodiac sign is Goat.
– She always says positive and encouraging words.
– Hobbies: Walking, Photography, Journaling, Watching movies, videos, dramas, Shopping.
– Specialities: speaking Korean and Singing
– Her korean name is Kim Ji-hyun (김지현)
– Shana’s charming points are her cute smile which makes people comfortable around her.
– Her lips turn up when she smiles making her look like a stingray.
– Being cute and honest Is her secret charm since she thinks it’s the prettiest way you can show yourself.
– Her unofficial fandom name is Sharangdan.
– She’s always wanted to become a Korean idol instead of a Japanese one since she thinks it’s better.
– She has a brother and parents.
– She is the only member of the group to be born in an odd year (03).
– She adores other Japanese celebrities who have become Korean idols.
– Shana was culturally shocked when she saw that Koreans always eat together instead of alone like Japanese people.
– Her body proportions are considered golden despite her small height.
– She’s very confident in her singing since she has a unique voice.
– Her dad is her biggest fan.
– Her nicknames are Sasha, Cheese Balls, Shanaemon, and Little Mami.
– Shana and Chanty used to run a Youtube Channel “Shansa World” before their debut.
– She was in a dorm room with Kim Suyeon (F) and Fu Yaning (C) on Girls Planet 999.
– Her role model is LISA from BLACKPINK.
– She would like to make friends with LISA from Blackpink, because of her skills and personality.
– Currently, she’s the only Kpop Idol from Shikoku.
– Shana would also like to be friends with IVE’s REI because of their same nationality which is Japanese.


– Shana is the Leader and Lead Vocalist in LAPILLUS.
– She trained for 2 years right before joining Girls Planet 999.
– She was a participant in Girls Planet 999.
– She was eliminated in the final round where she had J04 rank.
– She performed BLACKPINK ‘s Boombayah on GP999 and got highly praised for her skills.

Likes And Dislikes:

– Songdo, Incheon is her favourite place in Korea.
– Her favourite food is Chicken from KOREA.
– Shana’s favourite Korean expression is, “That’s possible” meaning in Hangul, “그럴 수도 있지”.
– Her favourite color is Pink.
– Her favourite Japanese Kpop idol is Sana from TWICE
– Her favourite groups include Blackpink and 2NE1.
– Her favourite Korean food is soft tofu stew and chicken hanmari.
– Her first favourite food in Korea was mammoth bread.

Celebrity Friends:

– She’s friends with Kim Suyeon and Fu Yaning who were also participants in Girls Planet 999.
– She’s close with Sheon from Billie and Ezaki Hikaru from Kepler.

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

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Kim Hyrin

Hi! It's Hyrinnie here, your know-it-all author ;). please don't be shy to point out any mistakes if you see, and contact me if you know further more facts! <3 xoxo.

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