|Voice Actress||Yoshino Nanjō|
Nao is one of the original characters of the series. She is a student in Paprika Private Academy's elementary school branch and Laala's best friend. She is a Pop-type idol. Her brand is unknown.
Nao has medium-length, ashy-brown hair that is usually pulled back with a white headband decorated with yellow flowers. Her eyes are a hazel color.
After undergoing PriPara Change her hair becomes longer and is now pulled back into two long ponytails.
Nao is easygoing, friendly and caring. She tends to tease Laala or talk sternly with her every once in a while, but does really cares about her. She has known about idols for a while and dreams to become one some day.
Laala Manaka - Her best friend.
- She had her PriTicket stolen by Gloria Okanda and her vacuum Rina.
- She seems to like a pool mascot named ParaKappa.
- She shares her birthday with Laala.
- She shares her voice actress with Nanami and Nene Tokuda, two other supporting characters from the series.
- She also shares her voice actress with Eli Ayase from Love Live! School Idol Project, another idol anime.
- Though she has been to PriPara, she has not yet debuted as an idol.
- She is the second supporting character to have an official birthday. She is preceded by Cosmo Hojo.
- She is the second supporting character to have a CGI model. She is preceded by Cosmo and followed by Chanko.
- Unlike Chanko and Cosmo however, Nao's model was only shown briefly during her and Laala's birthday performance, rather than actually performing.