Cai Yanyu (蔡烟雨) was born on January 30, 1996. Yanyu is a current member of Shiko Jikan and a former member of Hello!Project Foreigners.



In March, Yanyu participated in the Happy Jikan ~Anata no Koe o Nageru!~ Eigth Generation Auditions, she was a finalist, but didn't pass.

It was revealed on April 10, that Yanyu, with the other failed finalists, were added to Hello!Project Foreigners to make up the 6.5 generation.

On April 16, Yanyu participated in the Shiko Jikan fifth generation auditions. Her audition song was Mikan by Morning Musume.

On May 30, it was revealed that Cai passed the Shiko Jikan auditions, along with Zoeng Biyu, Hsiao Karen, and  Li Yoku.


  • Name: Cai Yanyu
  • Nicknames: Yaya, YanChan
  • Birthdate:  January 30, 1996 (1996-01-30) (age 21)
  • Birthplace: Shanghai, China
  • Height: 154 cm
  • Bloodtype: O
  • Hello!Project Status
    • 2013.04.10 Foreigner
    • 2013.05.30 Foreigner Graduated
    • 2013.05.30 Shiko Jikan Member
    • 2013.04.10 Member
  • Shiko Jikan Color: Magenta
  • Specialty: Cooking
  • Favorite Food: Rice Custard
  • Looks up to: Zhou Jia & Sung Meilin
  • Hello!Project Groups

Singles Participated In

Shiko Jikan

  1. Ài de xiàohuà/Huǒhuā (Debut)


  • Likes cooking custard and small cakes.
  • She was the oldest finalist in the Happy Jikan auditions.
  • Tsunku said that he didn't put Yanyu in Happy Jikan because he thought she wouldn't fit in.
  • She was the oldest Foreigner during her period of stay.
  • On a rainy day,she would sing "Honto no Watashi" by Happy Jikan.
  • Cai wants to get better grades before she leves high school.
  • All of her classmates in China supported her during the Happy Jikan eigth generation auditions.As a gift,she gave them a big card saying "Thanks for the support!".
  • She doesn't like it when people feel bad for her.
  • When asked why she was auditioning for Shiko Jikan, Cai said "Because I love rivaling and I don't think I will put this group down.".
  • She was shocked to find out she was in Shiko Jikan.
  • She likes the American show, NCIS.
Shiko Jikan
MembersSecond Gen: Tseng Qi (G), Rong Yan
Fourth Gen: Shea Wenqian, Cing Xiu, Cai Ting
Fifth Gen: Cai Yanyu, Zoeng Biyu, Hsiao Karen, Li Yoku
Sixth Gen: Kao JingJing, Nyu Xiwang
Former MembersFirst Gen: Lei Huian, Zau Chen, Can Huifang, Guo Cuifen, Sung Meilin, Teng Peizhi
Third Gen: Hu Hong, Xiaoli Zhilan
Singles01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
AlbumsOriginal: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Mini Albums: PaTi REVOLUTION
Best Albums: Best of Shiko Jikan ~Pati Taimu~
OtherMembers, Concerts
Related UnitsHappy Jikan, Golden Jikan, Yukata Jikan, Sore Wa Shoujou, Special Hello! Pro Kenshuusei, Hello!Project Foreigners

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