Q1. Do you prefer to eat your favorite thing first or last?
A: Last! As for cake, I will eat the strawberry at the very last bite.
Q2. What’s the origin of ‘Maiyan’ nickname?
A: My friend gave it to me when I was in vocational school. Because I liked Nishino Kana-san so much and her nickname is Kanayan, hence; Maiyan.
Q3. What was your specialty subject at school?
A: Sport. Especially sprint.
Q4. What’s your favorite color?
A: It depends on the season. Lavender for spring, white for summer, bordeaux or green for autumn. I think it’s black for winter.
Q5. Country you want to visit.
A: Maldives. I want to see overwater cottage.
Q6. Best country you’ve been visited so far.
A: The one I’ve gone for photobook shoot; L.A. The streets are pretty and the foods are tasty.
Q7. 3 things you’d bring to unpopulated island
A: Lighter, knife, and a friend (lol)
Q8. Your height.
A: 162 cm
Q9. Thing that made you lol’d hard lately.
A: I usually laugh together with Nogizaka members. And I always tease them.
Q10. Your favorite day.
A: Friday and Saturday used to be my favorites because the next day is holiday. But now that I’m working for my job, my favorite day is the day when my favorite TV program is airing; Wednesday. I really like “Downtown’s Wednesday”.
Q11. Lucky thing that happened recently.
A: To receive a Kagoshima’s beef as present from Ozono in a TV show for yearly Valentine’s episode! I want to cook it as sukiyaki and/or shabu-shabu. FYI, I prefer ponzu shabu-shabu.
Q12. Things that made you wailing recently.
A: Now that you mentioned it, it was when we won last year’s Japan Record Award. Also, comparing to the past, I cry and get infectious crying easily now. I’m also weak when I watch animals documentary on TV.
Q13. Your all-time best movie.
A. It’s “About Time”. I can’t watch it without crying. I like love story movies.
Q14. Tell us how you spend your relaxing time.
A. I think it’s when I’m taking a bath. I can relax myself by light a scented candles and soaked myself into the tub.
Q15. How do you spend your free time during filming or other works?
A. By listening to some music or taking a nap. I like R&B such as Ne-yo and Usher’s songs.
Q16. What kind of dream you’ve seen lately that gave you impact in your life?
A. I don’t see any dreams recently. Probably because I slept like a log.
Q17. Which one do you prefer; pajamas or sweatshirt?
A. I prefer to wear a T-shirt only. I like it when my bare skin touches the blanket. It’s kind of cold at the first but it gets warmed eventually. That’s what I call a bliss.
Q18. Nickname you hate the most.
A. There is no such thing!
Q19. Your all-time worst test mark.
A. I failed some tests… I’m bad at History and Science.
Q20. Things you’re bad at.
A. Tidying. But I’m getting good at it, yet I can’t throw away things.