Kikkawa Yuu (吉川友)
- Nickname: Kikka (きっか)
- Birthday: May 1, 1992
- Birthplace: Ibaraki, Japan
- Bloodtype: A
- Zodiac: Taurus
- Height: 160cm
- Favorite Food: Fruits, cherries
- Least Favorite Food: Red bean paste (anko), green peppers
- Dislikes: Kanji
- Specialty: Arm-wrestling, basketball
- Looks Up To: Kusumi Koharu
In 2006, Kikkawa auditioned for the eighth generation of Morning Musume. She made it to the Final 5, but she lost to Mitsui Aika.
However she was added to Hello! Project as an Egg in April 2007.
In 2008 Kikkawa became a member of MilkyWay, a unit with Kusumi Koharu (Morning Musume) and Kitahara Sayaka (Hello! Pro Egg) for the anime Kirarin Revolution. The group released two singles. Kikkawa also played a character on the anime, as did the other two girls.
On December 24, 2011 it was announced that she had finished her Hello! Pro Egg training, her next activity was performing as the opening act during the Hello! Project 2011 Winter concert tour.
On theFebruary 26, 2011 at a press conference it was announced that Yuu was to debut on the 30th of March with her debut single Kikkake wa YOU! which will be accompanied by 3 b-sides, all of which were performed at the Hello! Project 2011 winter concert tour.
It was also revealed through Hello! Projects official site that the single would be released through Universal Japan. She would also perform at the “UNIVERSAL DREAM LIVE 2011” along with KARA, BEAST, AND SDN48. A documentary movie that shows her road to debut was also announced. The movie, Kikkake wa YOU!, will feature backstage dance lessons, photoshoots/PV shoots, press conferences, and other material.
- Eat’s bread for breakfast.
- Has a habit of touching her hair.
- Her favorite spot is the toilet.
- Is one of the six Hello! Project members to lose a Morning Musume audition and be added to Hello! Project at a later date (the other five being Fujimoto Miki, Satoda Mai, Miuna, Iwashima Manami, and Suma Ai).
- Respects Kusumi Koharu and Natsuyaki Miyabi.
- Made her first concert appearance at Dai 1 Kai Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen ~Saru no Koku~ / ~Tori no Koku~.
- Has a grip strength of 31kg.
- Is currently not living in Tokyo, rather she is attending a local high school and two-hour lessons.