|Okada Yui, 2013|
|Also Known As||Okayan (おかやん?)|
|Born||December 28, 1987|
|Agency||UP-FRONT PROMOTION (2004-2010)|
|Associated Acts||Hello Pro Kenshuusei, v-u-den, H.P. All Stars, Metro Rabbits H.P.|
Okada Yui (岡田唯) was one of the 2004 Hello Pro Egg Audition winners. She is a former member of the group v-u-den, along with Ishikawa Rika and Miyoshi Erika. 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 2004, Okada participated in, and passed the 2004 Hello Pro Egg Audition to become a member of Hello! Project's trainee group Hello Pro Egg. In August 2004, she was promoted to V-u-den, 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 number #18, and appeared in the movie Sukeban Deka Codename = Asamiya Saki along with her fellow v-u-den members.
It was announced in January of 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 of 2009, she appeared on Adrena Garage.
In December of 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 of 2010, Okada announced she would be leaving Up-Front Kansai to study beauty.
In 2011, Okada signed with an agency called Grace Agency and started working as a model and race queen.
In April of 2013, Okada launched her clothing brand "Ivora".
- 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 was the first member of Hello Pro Egg to debut.
- She is good friends with Miyoshi Erika and often appears on her blog.
- She translated ℃-ute's Bye Bye Bye! lyrics to Kansai dialect, they were read on a radio show by Umeda Erika and Yajima Maimi.
- Shares the same birthday with former S/mileage member Maeda Yuuka.
|Former Members||1st Gen: Ishikawa Rika, Miyoshi Erika, Okada Yui|
2nd Gen/Zoku: Michishige Sayumi, Junjun, Sugaya Risako
|Singles||01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10|
Other: ALL FOR ONE & ONE FOR ALL!
|Albums||Original: Suite Room Number 1|
Best: v-u-den Single Best 9 Vol.1 Omaketsuki