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Wada Ayaka

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Wada Ayaka (和田彩花) is a Japanese pop singer and was an idol managed by Up-Front Promotion and part of Hello! Project. She was an original member and leader of ANGERME and was a leader of Hello! Project.


  • Birth Name: Wada Ayaka (和田彩花)
  • Nicknames: DAWA, Ayacho (あやちょ)
  • Date of Birth: August 1, 1994 (1994-08-01) (age 29)
  • Place of Birth: Gunma Prefecture, Japan
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 162cm
  • Favorite Food: American cherry
  • Least Favorite Food: Liver, milk
  • Favorite Color: Black, pink, purple
  • Likes: Clothes, belts, hats, decorations
  • Dislikes: Green caterpillars, scary TV shows, haunted houses
  • Hobbies: Collecting sparky accessories, belts and hats, looking for clothes
  • Specialty: Swimming, track-and-field, matching her clothes
  • Looks Up To: Matsuura Aya
  • Groups:


Click here for S/mileage and ANGERME releases


Other Albums

Digital Singles

Video Releases

  • [2011.03.02] Ayaka (彩花)
  • [2012.03.07] Aya
  • [2013.02.14] Vivid Flower
  • [2014.07.xx] The Season



TV Programs
TV Dramas
Music Videos

Select Concerts






Wada Ayaka Aya -aya-

  • [2011.02.25] Wada Ayaka 16 (和田彩花 16)
  • [2012.02.15] Aya -aya- (彩)
  • [2019.05.29] Wada Ayaka (和田彩花)

Smileage 2 ~AyaKanon 18sai no Yakusoku~


  • [2014.03.14] Otome no Kaiga Annai~ "Kawaii" wo Mitsukeru to Meiga ga Motto Wakaru~ (乙女の絵画案内~「かわいい」を見つけると名画がもっとわかる~; A Guide to Girls' Paintings~ If You Find Something "Cute" You'll Understand the Masterpiece Better~)
  • [2016.03.12] Bijutsu de Meguru Nihon Saihakken ~Ukiyoe Nihonga Kara Butsuzou Made~ (美術でめぐる日本再発見~浮世絵・日本画から仏像まで~)


  • [2011.07.xx] Hello! Channel Vol.5 (Cover, Feature & Poster)
  • [2011.09.xx] UTB+ Vol.4 (Feature)


  • Her official ANGERME image color is red. Prior to that, her S/mileage image color was dark blue.
  • Eats bread in the morning.
  • Has a habit of cracking her knuckles.
  • Her favorite spot is her room.
  • She once forgot the title of S/mileage's major debut single while they were performing as the opening act at a °C-ute concert.
  • She has a cat named Toranosuke, and had a dog named Cheese who passed away in December 2013.
  • Was announced as leader of Hello! Project during the first show of the "Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2016 ~GOOD BYE & HELLO~" concert on December 31, 2016, ahead of °C-ute's disbandment and the graduation of previous leader Yajima Maimi in June 2017.
  • Graduated from university on March 19, 2017.
  • She announced her graduation from ANGERME and Hello! Project on April 5, 2018, to take place during ANGERME's Spring 2019 concert tour. In her announcement she stated that she wanted to continue being an idol and performing into her 30s, but she also wanted to find new ways to express herself in addition to singing and dancing, and go beyond the usual definition of "idol".


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