Tanaka could refer to:
- Doji Tanaka, the Crane Clan Champion.
- Doji Tanaka (II), the Crane messenger of Doji Akiko in the 12th century.
- Isawa Tanaka, the Water Isawa Tensai of the Phoenix Clan.
- Isawa Tanaka (II), the Air Shugenja of the Phoenix Clan.
- Otomo Tanaka, brother and murderer of Hantei XVI, the Steel Chrysanthemum.
- Seppun Tanaka, the yoriki.
- Soshi Tanaka, formerly Bayushi Tanaka.
- Yasuki Tanaka, the Kolat Master inventor of koku.
- Yogo Tanaka, the member of the Kuroiban.