|Birthdate||July 10, 1997|
|Current Age||22 Years Old|
|Agency||Mama & Son Inc.|
|Social Networks||7gogo / Instagram / Twitter / Weibo|
|Idol Career Info|
|Debuted||March, 2010 / 10th Generation|
- 1 Catchphrase
- 2 History
- 3 AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 4 AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 5 Team History
- 6 Singles Participation
- 7 Albums Participation
- 8 Units
- 8.1 AnRiRe
- 8.2 NyaaKB with Tsuchinoko Panda
- 8.3 Stage Units
- 8.4 Concert Units
- 8.4.1 Surprise wa Arimasen
- 8.4.2 AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2011
- 8.4.3 AKB ga Ippai ～SUMMER TOUR 2011～
- 8.4.4 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011
- 8.4.5 Unit Matsuri 2012
- 8.4.6 Gyomu Renraku. Tanomuzo, Katayama Bucho! in Saitama Super Arena
- 8.4.7 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2012 Nonaka Misato, Ugoku.
- 8.4.8 Minogashita Kimitachi e 2 ～AKB48 Group Zenkouen～
- 8.4.9 AKB48 in TOKYO DOME ~1830m no Yume~
- 8.4.10 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2012
- 8.4.11 Unit Matsuri 2013
- 8.4.12 Request Hour 2012
- 8.4.13 AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai "Shirokuro tsukeyou janai ka!"
- 8.4.14 AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour ~Mada mada, Yaranakya Ikenai koto ga aru~
- 8.4.15 AKB48 8th Anniversary
- 8.4.16 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013
- 8.4.17 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2014
- 8.4.18 AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2014
- 8.4.19 Takajo Aki and Nagao Mariya Graduation Concert
- 8.4.20 Kojimatsuri ～Kojima Haruna Kanshasai～
- 8.4.21 AKB48 Tandoku Concert ~Jabajatte Nani?~
- 8.4.22 AKB48 Zenkoku Tour 2019 ～Tanoshii bakari ga AKB!～
- 9 Media Appearances
- 10 Trivia
- 11 Gallery
- あれ、どこ見てるの？ あっち？ こっち？ れなっち～ れなっちこと加藤玲奈です
- Are, doko miteru no? Acchi? Kocchi? Renacchi~ Renacchi koto Kato Rena desu
- (Eh, where are you looking? There? Here? Renacchi~ Kato Rena also known as Renacchi)
- In March, passed the auditions for AKB48's 10th Generation.
- On June 20th, passed the 4th Kenkyuusei Selection.
- On March 13th, promoted to Oba Team 4.
- From April to June, appeared in Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou.
- On May 23rd, chosen for her first senbatsu for AKB48's 26th single Manatsu no Sounds good!.
- Starting July 13th, appeared in Majisuka Gakuen 3 as Shokkaku.
- On August 24th, during the Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle, moved to Umeda Team B.
- Released on October 17th, was part of the AnRiRe special unit for Sashihara Rino's second single Ikuji Nashi Masquerade.
- On November 1st, started activities for Team B.
- On November 3rd, was a shonichi member for Team B's Waiting Stage.
- On February 24th, during the AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri, moved to Minegishi Team 4.
- On April 24th, was a shonichi member for Team 4's Idol no Yoake stage.
- On June 7th, placed for the first time in the 6th Senbatsu Election at #32 (Undergirls).
- Starting January 19th, appeared in Majisuka Gakuen 4 as Dodobusu.
- On March 26th, during the Spring Shuffle, moved to Kizaki Team B.
- In June, held the first Renacchi Sousenkyo. HKT48's Tanaka Natsumi was selected as the winner.
- On August 24th, was a senshuuraku member for Team 4's Idol no Yoake stage.
- Starting on August 24th, reprised her fole of Dodobusu in Majisuka Gakuen 5.
- On September 18th, was a shonichi member for AKB48's Seishun wa mada owaranai stage.
- On November 8th, was a shonichi member for AKB48's Boku ga Koko ni Iru Riyuu stage.
- On December 26th, was a shonichi member for Team B's Tadaima Renaichuu stage.
- Starting on January 22nd, appeared in Tofu Pro Wrestling as Cutie Renacchi.
- On August 27th, appeared in the live wrestling event "The Real 2017 WIP Climax" and fought as "Cutie Renacchi" alongside Pappara Kizaki and MAX Nakai against Katsuo Hirose, Ottamaga Ma and Mad Dogg Miyazaki. Rena's team won.
- On September 5th, it was announced during a SHOWROOM live stream that she would be signed to Mama & Son Inc. as her new agency.
- On September 24th, during the AKB48 Group Unit Janken Tournament 2017, appeared as a solo act named 'Renattsun' but lost in the first round.
- On December 8th, during the AKB48 12th Anniversary Shuffle, moved to Okabe Team A.
- On February 23rd, another Tofu Pro Wrestling event happened, "The Real 2018 WIP Queendom", but Rena dropped out.
- On September 18th, during the AKB48 Group Unit Janken Tournament 2018, appeared together with Fujita Nana as a duo under the name '10ki.‘ (10期。). The name derives from them being the only members of AKB48's 10th Generation that were active as AKB48 members at the time.
AKB48 Senbatsu Elections
- 3rd Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 4th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 5th Senbatsu Election - Not Ranked
- 6th Senbatsu Election - #32 (Undergirls)
- 7th Senbatsu Election - #28 (Undergirls)
- 8th Senbatsu Election - #26 (Undergirls)
- 9th Senbatsu Election - #21 (Undergirls)
- 10th Senbatsu Election - #36 (Next Girls)
AKB48 Janken Tournaments
- 3rd Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Tano Yuuka)
- 4th Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Nakata Chisato)
- 5th Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Uchiyama Natsuki)
- 6th Janken Taikai - Round 2 (Lost to Ishida Haruka)
- 7th Janken Taikai - Round 1 (Lost to Kojima Mako)
- AKB48 Kenkyuusei → Team 4 → Team B → Team 4 → Team B → Team A
- Joined AKB48 as a Kenkyuusei on March, 2010
- Promoted to Team 4 on March 23, 2012 (Saitama Super Arena)
- Transferred to Team B on August 24, 2012 (Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle)
- Transferred to Team 4 on February 24, 2014 (AKB48 Group Daisokaku Matsuri)
- Transferred to Team B on March 26, 2015 (AKB48 Spring Shuffle 2015)
- Transferred to Team A on December 8, 2017 (AKB48 12th Anniversary Shuffle)
- Manatsu no Sounds Good! (Media Senbatsu)
- Sayonara Crawl
- Labrador Retriever
- Kibouteki Refrain
- Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai (Media Senbatsu)
- Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby
- Kimi wa Melody
- Tsubasa wa Iranai (Media Senbatsu)
- High Tension
- Shoot Sign (Media Senbatsu)
- Negaigoto no Mochigusare (Media Senbatsu)
- 11gatsu no Anklet (Media Senbatsu)
- Jabaja (Media Senbatsu)
- Teacher Teacher
- High school days (Koko ni Ita koto)
- Koko ni Ita koto (Koko ni Ita koto)
- Itsuka Mita Umi no Soko (1830m)
- Chokkaku Sunshine (1830m)
- Yasashisa no Chizu (1830m)
- Aozora yo Sabishikunai ka? (1830m)
- Watashi Leaf (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Ponkotsu Blues (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Kanashiki Kinkyori Renai (Tsugi no Ashiato)
- Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe! (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe!)
- Namida wa ato Mawashi (Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe!)
- Music Junkie (0 to 1 no Aida)
- Rosary (0 to 1 no Aida)
- Ano Hi no Jibun (Thumbnail)
- Tanjoubi TANGO (Thumbnail)
- Kutsuhimo no Musubikata (Bokutachi wa, Ano Hi no Yoake wo Shitteiru)
- Kiss Campaign (Bokutachi wa, Ano Hi no Yoake wo Shitteiru)
NyaaKB with Tsuchinoko Panda
- Idol wa Uunyanya no Ken / アイドルはウーニャニャの件
- Tokyo Dome
- Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou (私立バカレア高校) (2012)
- Majisuka Gakuen 3 (マジスカ学園3) (2012)
- Majisuka Gakuen 4 (マジスカ学園4) (2015)
- Majisuka Gakuen 5 (マジスカ学園5) (2015)
- Shukan AKB
- AKB48 Nemousu Terebi (Season 8/9)
- Saturday Night Child Machine
- AKB48 no Anta, Dare?
- Admired members: Maeda Atsuko, Itano Tomomi
- She shares the same birthday as Maeda Atsuko
- Hobbies: Playing piano and violin, cooking, reading books (especially romance novels)
- Favorite animal: Dog
- Favorite colors: Pink, light blue
- Favorite country: Sweden
- Favorite food: Peach, gratin
- Favorite movie: Boys Over Flowers
- Favorite part of her body: Foot
- Favorite sport: Swimming
- Likes: Going camping with her family
- Special skills: Piano, unicycle
- Good friends with: Kojima Natsuki (ReNattsun), Shimazaki Haruka (ParuRena), Iriyama Anna (AnRena), Kojima Haruna
- Member of Drama Club
- Has a little sister
- Considers herself calm and mature, but sometimes annoying
- Classmates with Kitazawa Saki from elementary to junior high school
- She was the reason Kitazawa Saki joined after finding out that she joined AKB48
- Is a member of the unit AnRiRe with Kawaei Rina and Iriyama Anna
- Is known for always kissing the other members on the lips; therefore being called as 'Kissing Monster' by fans and other members
- Also called as 'Rena-P' by the members and fans alike for creating the annual unofficial election called Renacchi Sousenkyo which started in 2015
- It all started on the messaging app 755, where fans encouraged her to create one after she joked about it
- The Senbatsu is an oshimen ranking made by her, picking from the members who applied in that year's Renacchi Sousenkyo
- The 2015 Senbatsu had Tanaka Natsumi as #1 which was announced on 755 and trended on social media, and became center of that year's unit song Madonna no Sentaku
- The 2016 Senbatsu had Oguri Yui as #1, which was announced on Showroom in front of 120,000 live viewers, and became center of that year's unit song Happy End
- She and Takahashi Juri were the only members of original Team 4 to be transferred to the new, completely different Team 4
Kato Rena 10th Senbatsu Election Poster (2018)
Kato Rena (2018)
Kato Rena 9th Senbatsu Election Poster (2017)
Kato Rena (2017)
Kato Rena 8th Senbatsu Election Poster (2016)
Kato Rena (2016)
Kato Rena (2015)
Kato Rena (2014)
Kato Rena (2013)
Kato Rena (2012)
Kato Rena (2011)
Kato Rena (2010)
|Iriyama Anna | Okabe Rin | Okumoto Hinano | Oguri Yui | Kato Rena | Sato Minami | Shitao Miu | Shinozaki Ayana | Suzuki Kurumi|
Taguchi Manaka | Chiba Erii | Nishikawa Rei | Maeda Ayaka | Michieda Saki | Miyazaki Miho | Mukaichi Mion | Yamane Suzuha | Yokoyama Yui | Yoshida Karen
|A1 | A2 | A3 | A4 | A5 | A6 | Waiting Stage | A7|