Okada Yui
Okada Yui, 2013
Nicknames Okayan (おかやん?)
Birth Info
Born December 28, 1987 (1987-12-28) (age 31)
Origin Osaka, Japan
Blood Type A
Zodiac Sign Capricorn Capricorn
Height 158cm
Professional Info
Genres J-Pop
Occupation Singer, Actress
Years Active 2004-2010
Agency UP-FRONT AGENCY (2004-2010)
Grace Agency (2011-present)
Label UP-FRONT WORKS (2004-2010)
PICCOLO TOWN (2004-2008)
Associated Acts Hello Pro Egg, v-u-den, H.P. All Stars, Metro Rabbits H.P.
v-u-den Info
Joined August 10, 2004
Member Color       Yellow
Debut Single Koi no Nukegara
Last Single Nanni mo Iwazu ni I LOVE YOU
Graduated June 29, 2008
Blog Ameblo-favicon.png Mattari
Twitter Twitter_2012.svg @okadayuidayo

Okada Yui (岡田唯) is a former Japanese pop singer and talent. She is one of the 2004 Hello Pro Egg Audition winners and a former member of the group v-u-den. Beyond v-u-den, Okada was also a member of the Hello! Project shuffle unit H.P. All Stars, and the kickbase team Metro Rabbits H.P.



Okada Yui, 2013


Okada Yui, 2011


Okada Yui, 2008


Okada Yui, 2007

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Okada Yui, May 2007


Okada Yui, 2006


In June, Okada participated in, and passed the 2004 Hello Pro Egg Audition to become a member of Hello! Project's trainee group Hello Pro Egg. On August 10, 2004, she was promoted to v-u-den,[1] and later participated in the shuffle unit H.P. All Stars.

In 2006, she joined the Hello! Project kickbase team Metro Rabbits H.P. as #18, and appeared in the movie Sukeban Deka: Codename = Asamiya Saki along with Matsuura Aya and her fellow v-u-den members.


It was announced in January 2008 that v-u-den would cease activities at the end of their 2008 summer tour. Okada remained in Hello! Project until the entire Elder Club graduated from Hello! Project on March 31, 2009. Since then, she had performed on occasion with SI☆NA in their mini concerts, and had appeared in a number of concerts/events in the Kansai area.

Okada had been known to appear on several television shows and radio shows. In March of 2009, she appeared on Elementary School Textbook Quiz, and in July 2009, she appeared on Adrena Garage.

In December 2009, Okada and Miyoshi briefly reunited to perform two live shows; the MIYO-YUI no Kyounen mo Futaribocchi Casual Dinner Show on December 20th and the MIYO-YUI no Kyounen mo Futaribocchi Special Live on December 23. Many v-u-den songs were performed, as well as some cover songs.

In June 2010, Okada announced she would be leaving UP-FRONT KANSAI to study beauty.

In 2011, Okada signed with Grace Agency and started working as a model and race queen.

In April 2013, Okada launched her clothing brand Ivora.[2]


  • Name: Okada Yui (岡田唯)
  • Nickname: Okappai, Okayan, Yuiyan
  • Birth Date: December 28, 1987 (1987-12-28) (age 31)
  • Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 158cm
  • Western Zodiac: Capricorn
  • Eastern Zodiac: Rabbit
  • v-u-den Color: Yellow
  • Hello! Project Groups:
  • Shuffle Groups:

  • Hobbies: Shopping, manicures, listening to music, and watching movies
  • Charm Point: Eyes

Singles Featured InEdit




Solo SongsEdit



  • [2006.03.01] I DOLL ~岡田唯ファーストソロDVDin沖縄~ (I DOLL ~Okada Yui First Solo DVD in Okinawa~)


Hello!x2 Miyoshi Erika & Okada Yui from v-u-denIDollOkada




  • She and Sekina Azusa were the first Hello! Project members to be left handed.
  • She is good friends with Miyoshi Erika and often appears on her blog.
  • She translated ℃-ute's "Bye Bye Bye!" lyrics to Kansai dialect and they were read on a radio show by Umeda Erika and Yajima Maimi.
  • Shares the same birthday with former S/mileage member Maeda Yuuka.

See AlsoEdit

Honorary TitlesEdit

Honorary Titles

Preceded by

Youngest Member of v-u-den

Succeeded by
Sugaya Risako


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