Nao Kawakita (川北 奈緒, Kawakita Nao?, born December 16, 1975), simply known as Nao (ナヲ, Nao?), is the drummer and backup vocalist of Japanese rock band Maximum the Hormone.
Nao is the co-founding member of Maximum the Hormone with Daisuke Tsuda. She recruited her brother Ryo Kawakita to play guitar after Sugi and Key left the band. Her drumming is heavy with the band's sound, while her vocals are light and pop-styled.
* Ringo Shiina