Sayaka Okada

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Okada Sayaka
Association Japan Professional Mahjong League
Pro since 2017
M League KADOKAWA Sakura Knights

Okada Sayaka (岡田紗佳, born Febuary 19, 1994 in Tokyo, Japan) is a professional Riichi Mahjong player belongs to Japan Professional Mahjong League.[1]Besides, she is also a fashion model and gravure idol from Pyramid - Artist House.[2]


Her father is a Japanese but her mother is a Chinese.[3] Therefore, in addition to Japanese, she is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Shanghainese and English.[4]

She lived with her parents in Japan until she was six years old, but her mother told her to go and finish elementary school to study Chinese, so she went to China by herself and lived with her Chinese grandmother, who ran a mahjong parlor in Shanghai[5]. She stayed in China until she was a junior high school student, and it was during this time that she had her first mahjong experience with the original one.[6]She started playing mahjong in earnest when she was a university student, when a fellow model was playing a mahjong game on an app.[6]

She is proficient in Shanghainese, Mandarin, English, playing the guzheng (koso, a traditional Chinese stringed repellent instrument), and playing the clarinet, and her hobbies include shopping, makeup, singing, manga, gaming, and figure collecting.

Since 2015, she has been active as the female manager of the official Monster Hunter fan site "Monhan Club" run by Capcom.

She is a self-proclaimed "exercise allergic" and has been rushed to the emergency room after developing urticaria due to excessive exercise.[7]

In 2009, Okada entered Aoyama Gakuin High School,[6] and then move on to Aoyama Gakuin University of International Politics and Economics in 2012. She graduated university in 2016.[8]

Professional career

  • April, 2017: Okada became a female professional mahjong player belonging to the Japan Professional Mahjong League[9]
  • September 28, 2018: On Fuji TV's program: "芸能界麻雀最強位決定戦 THEわれめDEポン #121 - Entertainment World's Strongest Mahjong Player Championship", she won by a yakuman, for the first time for herself and the program.[10]
  • 2019: She was drafted by the team KADOKAWA Sakura Knights to officialy became a M.League player.[11]

Results in M. League

Season Team Game played Personal records Highest Score 4th place avoidance rate Winrate Top ratio 1st place 1,5 2nd place 2,5 3rd place 3,5 4th place Ref
Pt Ranks Average Point Ranks Rate Ranks
2019-2020 KADOKAWA Sakura Knights 19 ▲152.8 22/29 ▲8.0 55,000 14/29 0.7895 10/29 0.3684 0.1579 3 1 3 0 8 0 4 [12]
2020-2021 15 33.6 13/30 2.2 54,000 18/30 0.7333 18/30 0.5333 0.2667 4 0 4 0 3 0 4 [13]
2021-2022 16 ▲261.8 26/32 ▲16.4 50,500 25T/32 0.6250 28/32 0.3750 0.0625 1 0 5 1 3 0 6 [14]
Total 50 ▲381.0 ▲7.6 55,000 0.7200 0.4200 0.1600 8 1 12 1 14 0 14 -

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