You Kikkawa

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You Kikkawa
Native name 吉川 友
Also known as Kikka
Born (1992-05-01) May 1, 1992 (age 25)
Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Genres Japanese pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2007 - present
Labels Zetima, Universal J
Associated acts MilkyWay

You Kikkawa (吉川 友, Kikkawa Yū, born May 1, 1992 in Ibaraki Prefecture) is a Japanese pop singer and former member of Hello! Project.[1]


You Kikkawa was born on May 1, 1992 in Ibaraki Prefecture.[2] From April 7, 2007 until 2010, Hello! Project's official site listed her as a member of Hello Pro Egg, the trainee division.[3]

In 2004, She had done the role of Chava in the Japanese production of Fiddler on the Roof.

She appeared in the 2011 film Cheerfu11y.[4]

In a 2013 interview conducted by Japanese Entertainment website Nihongogo, Kikkawa reveals that her toughest opponent in the Hello! Project is Maimi Yajima from ℃-ute.[5]

On May 6, 2015, Kikkawa releases her 9th single, "Hana", which is the longest single among idol artists in Japan, with about 17 and a half minutes in length, with strong influences of Takarazuka.



  • One for You! (2012), major label debut[6]
  • Vocalist? (ボカリスト?, Bokarisuto?) (2012), cover album
  • Two You (2013) - second studio album



  1. ^ "Up-Front Agency profile" (in Japanese). Japan: Up-Front Agency Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-05-10. 
  2. ^ "Kikkawa You Official website" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ "List of people appearing at the May 13, 2007 Hello! Project new members concert" (in Japanese). Hello! Project. Archived from the original on 2007-06-21. Retrieved 2007-04-07. 
  4. ^ a b simplymissj (October 13, 2011). "Stars of Cheerfu11y appear at a premium screening of their movie". Tokyohive. Retrieved October 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ You Kikkawa x Nihongogo Interview @ Japan Expo 2013 1st Impact Nihongogo, Cesar Ramos September 4, 2013
  6. ^ One for YOU! - You Kikkawa. Universal Music Group.

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