|Full name||Mina Tanaka|
|Date of birth||April 28, 1994|
|Place of birth||Thailand|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 4 1⁄2 in)|
|Nippon TV Beleza|
|2007–2011||Nippon TV Menina|
|2011–||Nippon TV Beleza||137||(78)|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of December 31, 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 11, 2018
Mina Tanaka(田中 美南Tanaka Mina, born April 28, 1994) is a Japanese football player. She plays for Nippon TV Beleza and Japan national team.
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|Nippon TV Beleza||Nadeshiko League 1||2011||7||1||3||0||—||10||1|
|Japan national team|
|1||8 March 2013||Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal, Portugal||1–1||1–2||2013 Algarve Cup|
|2||9 April 2017||Egao Kenkō Stadium, Kumamoto, Japan||2–0||3–0||Friendly|
|3||27 July 2017||SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, United States||1–0||2–4||2017 Tournament of Nations|
|4||22 October 2017||Minami Nagano Sports Park Stadium, Nagano, Japan||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
|5||8 December 2017||Fukuda Denshi Arena, Chiba, Japan||1–0||3–2||2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship|
|6||11 December 2017||Fukuda Denshi Arena, Chiba, Japan||1–0||1–0||2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship|
|7||1 April 2018||Transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, Isahaya, Japan||1–0||7–1||Friendly|
|8||7 April 2018||King Abdullah II Stadium, Amman, Jordan||4–0||4–0||2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup|
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Statistics of Empress's Cup in the 2006 season.
Statistics of Empress's Cup in the 2008 season.
Statistics of Empress's Cup in the 2009 season.
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