Kana Higurashi (日暮 香奈 Higurashi Kana) is a minor character in Kin-iro Mosaic. She is a friend of Honoka Matsubara who is on the Tennis Team with her. In the manga, appeared more prominent during their senior year.
She wears the normal school uniform during the colder seasons. For warmer, she wears a blue dress and shirt like Shinobu Ōmiya.
She is a kind girl, but seems to be like Yōko Inokuma, and is more straight-forward and calmed in comparison to her friend.
She is actually a closet otaku that loves magical girls and keep her hobbies apart from school life.
Kana is Honoka's childhood friend. They spend a lot of time in school together, and will walk home together afterwards, if Honoka isn't with the other girls. She is more calmed about things than Honoka appears to be and will boldly state or ask things, such as why she says "Blonde" and "hair" when playing tennis. But due to hearing Honoka say it so much, she picked up the habit as well. Goes to the same college with Honoka at the end of manga.
She met her through Honoka and she is considered enough of a friend that Karen also brought her a souvenir from the beach trip. Also fan of the same magical girl anime, but denied initially when Karen confronted her.
- The name Kana means "fragrance, fragrant" (香) (ka) and "Nara, what" (奈) (na).
- Kana's surname Higurashi means "sun, day" (日) (hi) and "living" (暮) (gurashi).