Kanae Shimokawa (下川 香苗 Shimokawa Kanae, born January 1, 1964 in Japan) is a Japanese author known best for writing light novels. She wrote eight light novels based on Ai Yazawa's Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai.
Collaborations with YazawaEdit
Shimokawa has adapted many of Yazawa's manga series or the adaptations of Yazawa's works into light novels. She wrote the Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai: Romantic Story novels from 1993 to 1995. She also wrote the Gokinjo Monogatari: Fashionable Love Story novels.
In 1997, she released Orufeusu wa Sen no Tsubasa o Motsu, which Ai Yazawa illustrated. Sometime in 2004, Shimokawa wrote the novelization of the Kagen no Tsuki film. She went on the write the light novels for the Nana film and it's sequel.