Ayaka Wada (和田 彩花, Wada Ayaka?) is a Japanese pop singer signed to Hello! Project. She joined the project in 2004 as a member of Hello! Pro Egg, and was a former member of Shugo Chara! Egg, and is currently a member of S/mileage. Ayaka is also the leader of S/mileage.
Wada joined Hello! Project as a member of Hello! Pro Egg in June 2004 when she passed the auditions alongside thirty-two 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.
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?. She also took part in a television show, Chao.TV (starting 2 September 2007).
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!. The group have released three singles to date.
Ayaka voices Ringo Yukimori on Hime-Chen! Otogi Chikku Idol Lilpri.
Birthday: August 1st, 1994
Blood Type: A
Home Town: Gunma