Mai Satoda is a member of the Hello! Project group Country Musume.
Satoda was discovered during the Morning Musume 4th Generation Auditions in 2000. She is also a member of Hello! Project's futsal team, Gatas Brilhantes H.P. She has released one self-titled solo photobook and also a single, "Oyaji no Kokoro ni Tomotta Сhīsana Hi" (オヤジの心に灯った小さな火, "Oyaji no Kokoro ni Tomotta Сhīsana Hi"?) with the comedian duo, Fujioka Fujimaki.
In early 2007 Satoda was added to the unit Pabo (Korean: 바보, fool) along with Suzanne and Yukina Kinoshita, created by the Fuji TV's quiz show Quiz! Hexagon II. The group released the single "Koi no Hexagon", used as the show's closing theme. She was later added to the group Ongaku Gatas.