- Died: c. 1340-1341
- Japanese: 肝付兼重 (Kimotsuki Kaneshige)
He was a son of Kimotsuki Kanefuji, sixth head of the Kimotsuki clan. While his elder brother Kimotsuki Kanehisa addressed a legal case in Kamakura, Kaneshige was left to head the clan's military efforts in their home territories of southern Kyushu. Following the fall of Mimataintaka castle in 1340/8, Kaneshige and Haseba Hidezumi entered Tôfukuji castle in Kagoshima. Fighting lasted eight months, ending in Kaneshige's death, and the castle falling to the Shimazu clan. Kaneshige was buried at Jôkô-ji in Kimotsuki Town, Kagoshima prefecture.