In 2008, she joined the idol group HAPPY! STYLE Rookies. She graduated from HAPPY! STYLE on May 6, 2009.
In September 2009, she formed the unit YuiKaori with Ishihara Kaori. In December 2011, she joined the idol group StylipS. On April 1, 2012, she announced her solo debut with KING RECORDS. Later her debut single "Raise" was released.
She graduated from StylipS on April 20, 2013 because it was hard to balance with her studies.
In 2016, Ogura changed agencies from Sigma Seven to Clare Voice. On March 31, 2017, it was announced that YuiKaori would halt activity on June 30 so they could focus on their solo careers.
She graduated from Showa Women's University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in March 2018.
She left Clare Voice on November 30, 2018 because her contact had expired. After a period of freelance activity she joined Just Pro.
She debuted as a voice actress in 2009 by voicing Mint in Yumeiro Patissiere. Some of Yui's other roles include:
- Her nicknames are Yui-chan, Yui Yui, Chanyui, Yuitama, Ogusan and Shachou
- Kotaku Article - July 13, 2009