Ayaka Wada

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Ayaka Wada
Native name 和田 彩花
Born (1994-08-01) 1 August 1994 (age 22)
Occupation Singer
Musical career
Genres J-pop
Years active 2004–present
Labels Good Factory Records
Associated acts
Website www.helloproject.com

Ayaka Wada (和田 彩花 Wada Ayaka?, born 1 August 1994) is a Japanese pop singer signed to Hello! Project, who joined the project in 2004 as a member of Hello! Pro Egg. She is a first generation member and leader of Angerme and of the duo Peaberry, and was a former member of Shugo Chara Egg!. As of January 1, 2017 she is the new Hello Project leader taking over from Yajima Maimi.

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Wada joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello! Pro Egg in June 2004. Wada continued her training and appeared at numerous Hello! Project concerts as a backing dancer, including the Country Musume concert Country Musume Live 2006: Shibuya des Date.

In November 2007, Wada received a part in the musical Reverse! Watashi no karada doko desu ka?.

Wada was selected to be one of the four members for a new Hello! Pro Egg unit alongside Yuuka Maeda, Kanon Fukuda, and Akari Saho. The group was called Shugo Chara Egg! and was formed to record the opening songs for the anime that Buono! sings for, Shugo Chara!.

In 2009, Wada was selected to be one of the four members to be in the new Hello! Pro Egg unit S/mileage along with Yuuka Maeda, Kanon Fukuda, and Saki Ogawa, and was named the leader of the group. At this time she also left Shugo Chara Egg! in order to focus on S/mileage. As of July 2009 she was also put into ZYX-α.

Wada, along with Yuuka Maeda and Kanon Fukuda were chosen to voice act in the anime Hime Chen! Otogi Chikku Idol Lilpri. Together, the trio are known as the Hello! Project unit Lilpri. Lilpri sings the opening and ending themes for the anime, as well as the insert songs.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Maimi Yajima
Leader of Hello!Project
2017 - Present
Incumbent