(堀江 由衣, Horie Yui
?, born on September 20, 1976) is a popular Japanese singer and voice actress. Horie's real name is Yoshiko Horie
(堀江 由子, Horie Yoshiko
?), and she is sometimes affectionately nicknamed "Hocchan" (ほっちゃん, "Hocchan"
?) by her Japanese fans. She is not to be confused with YUI, another J-Pop singer.
She hosts a radio show called "Horie Yui no Tenshi no Tamago" (堀江由衣の天使のたまご, "Yui Horie's Angel Eggs"
?) and is the founding member of the singing group, Aice5. She is also a member of the band Kurobara Hozonkai, with the name YUIEL. Her blood type is B, and her hobbies include shoulder massage, reading and food.