A.Y.A. :-* (彩; Aya) is a current soloist under the Hello! Project EXTREMEX. She is currently under the music label ZETIMA in Japan but is under avex trax internationally.
Real Name: Aya Kikuchi (菊池彩; Kikuchi Aya)
Stage Name: A.Y.A :-*
Birthdate: May 20, 1997 (Age 17)
Birthplace: Shizuoka, Japan
Charmpoint: Unique style when singing songs
Favorite Foods: Soba, miso soup, fried tofu
Least Favorite Foods: Sushi, shiitake mushrooms, pickled foods
Favorite Subject: English
Least Favorite Subject: Physical Education
Favorite English Word: Song
Favorite Japanese Singer: Aya Matsuura
Favorite Aya Matsuura: "LOVE Namida Iro"
Hello! Project Tenure:
(2012- Present) (3 Years)
- [2012.18.1] CHECKERED LOVE/ Kaze no Koi
- [2013.23.4] ai no PARADOX/ Watashi no Seifuku, Mitte Yo!
- [2014.27.11] Kimi to Watashi no Yuuki/ LISTEN UP!#
- [2015.17.??] Dakishimetai o Kudasai!!.../ MAYBE THIS TIME<3
- She is an only child.
- She is an otaku.
- Aya Matsuura, Morning Musume, and Kylee are a few of her musical inspirations.
- She has been to a Morning Musume concert when she was only twelve years old and, ever since then, she had decided to become a singer under the Hello! Project banner.
- She is known to have a rather unique style in singing her songs and has a very good singing range.
- She is currently attending Horikoshi High School as a third-year high school student.
- A.Y.A. :-*'s favorite song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InZzoIJmTao