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Wada Ayaka (和田彩花) was born on August 1, 1994 in Gunma, Japan to a couple whose names are undisclosed.

In June 2004 Wada joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello Pro Egg when she passed the auditions alongside twenty-nine other girls. The aim of the group was to prepare the young girls for their debut into the world of entertainment. As such, Wada received free dance and vocal training alongside the other Eggs.

In 2006 Wada continued her training and appeared at numerous Hello! Project concerts as a backing dancer, including the Country Musume concert Country Musume LIVE 2006.

In November 2007, Wada received a part in the musical Reverse! ~ Watashi no Karada Doko Desu ka?. Wada also took part in a television show, Chao.TV.

On September 20, 2008 Wada was selected to be one of the four members for a new Hello Pro Egg unit alongside Maeda Yuuka, Fukuda Kanon, and Saho Akari. The group was called Shugo Chara Egg! and was formed to record the opening songs for the anime Shugo Chara!. The line-up released two singles.

On April 4th, 2009 Tsunku announced on his blog that a new group, later named S/mileage was in the works. The members listed were Wada Ayaka, Maeda Yuuka, Fukuda Kanon and Ogawa Saki. He stated the lineup was subject to change, and that it would be their "major debut".

On August 2009 Wada and the original Shugo Chara Egg! were in Shugo Chara! the Musical. Wada and Saho Akari both played students, X-characters, and X-eggs.

On November 11 to 19, 2009 Wada starred in Koisuru Hello Kitty alongside the other S/mileage members and Mano Erina.

Wada and the other members of S/mileage graduated Hello Pro Egg in May 2010 and became full Hello! Project members. Wada, Maeda, and Fukuda became members of a new unit called Lilpri for the anime Hime Chen! Otogi Chikku Idol Lilpri in which all three girls voice characters. Wada also became a regular on a Nagoya TV show called Go! Bungee Police with Yaguchi Mari.

In 2011 Wada's first solo photobook Wada Ayaka 16 was released.

Her member color in S/mileage/ANGERME is Red and formerly was Blue.

For more information about Wada Ayaka please visit here.

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