|Okada Yui, 2013|
|Born||December 28, 1987|
|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.|
|Joined||August 10, 2004|
|Debut Single||Koi no Nukegara|
|Last Single||Nanni mo Iwazu ni I LOVE YOU|
|Graduated||June 29, 2008|
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.
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, and later participated in the shuffle unit H.P. All Stars.
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.
- Name: Okada Yui (岡田唯)
- Nickname: Okappai, Okayan, Yuiyan
- Birth Date: December 28, 1987
- 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:
- 2004: H.P. All Stars
- Hobbies: Shopping, manicures, listening to music, and watching movies
- Charm Point: Eyes
Singles Featured InEdit
- Koi no Nukegara
- Kacchoii ze! JAPAN
- Ajisai Ai Ai Monogatari
- Kurenai no Kisetsu
- Issai Gassai Anata ni∮A.ge.ru♪
- Aisu Cream to My Purin
- Jaja Uma Paradise
- Nanni mo Iwazu ni I LOVE YOU
H.P. ALL STARSEdit
- [2008.04.23] Saigo no Natsuyasumi (最後の夏休み; The Last Summer Break)
- [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~)
- [2005.03.05] ハロハロ！ 三好絵梨香＆岡田唯 写真集from美勇伝 (Hello!x2 Miyoshi Erika & Okada Yui from v-u-den) (with Miyoshi Erika)
- [2006.02.21] I DOLL
- [2007.01.28] Yui Okada Hello! Project 2007 Winter Concert
-  スケバン刑事 コードネーム=麻宮サキ (Sukeban Deka:Codename = Asamiya Saki)
- 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.
Youngest Member of v-u-den
|1st Generation||Ishikawa Rika | Miyoshi Erika | Okada Yui|
|Zoku v-u-den||Michishige Sayumi | Junjun | Sugaya Risako|
|Singles||1. Koi no Nukegara | 2. Kacchoii ze! JAPAN | 3. Ajisai Ai Ai Monogatari | 4.Hitorijime | 5. Kurenai no Kisetsu | 6. Issai Gassai Anata ni∮A.ge.ru♪ | 7. Aisu Cream to My Purin | 8. Koisuru♡Angel♡Heart | 9. Jaja Uma Paradise | 10. Nanni mo Iwazu ni I LOVE YOU|
Other: ALL FOR ONE & ONE FOR ALL!
|Albums||Original: Suite Room Number 1|
Best: v-u-den Single Best 9 Vol.1 Omaketsuki
|Units & Other Acts|
|Associated Acts||Morning Musume | Hello Pro Egg | Berryz Koubou|