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Q81. In what time you’re getting hyped?
A. In a live concert upon hearing “Girls’ Rule” fan chants. I can’t help but getting all hyped there. As for when in private, I’m getting high in a karaoke with helps of alcoholic drinks.
Q82.Which song that gives you energy whenever you’re commuting?
A. Ne-Yo – So Sick
Q83. Do you usually wake up early or you’re a type who wants to sleep until last minute before going work?
A. I cannot wake up early… But yes I want to sleep more to some extent!
Q84. Thing(s) you have bought online recently.
A. Softener and toilet paper. I bought some daily necessities online.
Q85. XX is a woman’s lifeline! What do you think it is?
A. Hair it is. I look up to woman with pretty hair.
Q86. Beauty care you don’t miss to do everyday.
A. Hmm…I think lymph massage I guess.
Q87. Do you buy your casual clothes online or offline by yourself?
A. I want to try them first so I go directly to the shops.
Q88. How long you spend your bath time?
A. Around 20 to 30 minutes.
Q89. Your recent mistake.
A. I forgot my wallet so I had to borrow some money to Takayama (lol).
Q90. Color of your bed sheet.
A. A calming color between grey and purple. White for pillows’ sheet.
Q91. Tableware you use most of times.
A. A certain weired shaped white-western style tableware.
Q92. Thing you eat everyday after hearing that it is good for beauty care.
A. Tomatoes. I overcame my hatred of it since I was 20. I’m eating it everyday.
Q93. Lip color you are using continuously.
A. Pinkish red. I like color that has natural feel and cleanness.
Q94. What did you buy yesterday?!
Q95. One wish you want it to be granted.
A. Please make it 30 hours for a day.
Q96. A gap of yours that makes people around you is surprised.
A. “You are unexpectedly eating a lot.” I’m used to have big bites and the amount of food is also huge.
Q97. In a divination, which animal that represent you?
A. A good-in-taking-care-of-others black panther.
Q98. Topic that can hype up Nogizaka48’s dressing room.
A. To talk about Okazaki Taiiku. I’m usually spending time to talk about and getting hype about it along with Matsumura and Shinuchi a lot.
Q99. Was there any surprising thing when you became Ray’s exclusive model?
A. Unexpectedly, there were so many snacks in shooting spots! I love gummies and crackers.
Q100. Lastly…what do you think of these 100 questions?
A. It’s finally over~! It feels refreshing and I felt like achieved something!
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Q61. You have to go work today. How long it will take for you until you’ll get out get out of your house?
A. 40 minutes! I’ll make it quick as soon as possible.
Q62. Part time work that you wanted or still want to try.
A. Fast food or ice cream parlor staff. To this day, I still want to try to mix a conned ice cream!
Q63. Please show us your drawing! Please draw a teddy bear!
A. Huh? But I’m sure it won’t be funny (staff might be expecting that her drawing skill is awful just like you-know-who wwww). Because I’m actually good in drawing. See? What do you think about it?
Q64. Thing(s) you want to try or challenge yourself into lately.
A. I want to take a driver license.
Q65. What do you put on sunny-side-up fried eggs?
A. Soy sauce. I like the egg-yolk part half-cooked.
Q41. Your weak point.
A. It’s hard for me to have a quality sleep if I’m not sleeping on my home’s bed.
Q42. What are you doing during days off?
A. Sleeeeping (lol)
Q43. Thing that made you enraged lately.
A. I don’t remember there was any.
Q44. How do you cope up when you face a hardship?
A. I’ll seek advices from people around me and do what I can do. Rather than running away, I will try to face it.
Q45. Are you a type of person who thinks of what to wear in the morning or a day before?
A. It’s not like I can always do this, but I want to decide my dress code a day before. I start to think for my tops first a lot.
Q46. Maiyan’s charm point(s) is/are?
A. I get complimented a lot for my fair skin, my beauty spot, and my eyes.
Q47. Frankly speaking, are you a masochist (M) or a sadist (S)?
A. Basically I’m an M but I’m an S to Akimoto Manatsu.
Q48. If you were an animal, what would you be?
Q49. Please tell us one secret of yours that hasn’t been known by anyone!
A. When wearing socks or leggings, I start with my left foot first.
Q50. What should we do to overcome nervousness?
A. I’m also a type who gets nervous easily especially when I’m in an unfamiliar place. I’ll try to consider every rehearsal is the real performance or vice versa to control my feelings.
Q51. If you were given a day to be someone else, who would you be?
A. I want to be a boy. Like having thin and attractive body with six-pack abs and doing some poses in front of the mirror.
Q52. What is your best mimicry?
A. Voice mimicry. I even got our member; Takayama’s official recognition for doing her voice mimicry. I also do some voice mimicry of Laura and/or Nakama Yukie-san officially.
Q53. How do you release your stress?
A. By eating sushi. I went to a sushi-go-round restaurant with our manager few days ago.
Q54. What if earth will be doomed tomorrow?
A. I could care less about that and just do what usually I do.
Q55. You’ll be given 2 days off starting tomorrow! What do you want to do?
A. I want to go to some neighbor countries like Taiwan or Thailand!
Q56. What kind of your ideal boyfriend?
A. A smart and funny one.
Q57. What would you be if you weren’t choosing a path to be an idol?
A. I wanted to be a childcare professional because I took nursery as my major in high school.
Q58. In what kind of activity that calms or relaxes you?
A. When I’m doing laundry. When the washing machine starts to operate and when the water is flowing inside it. Staring at those really calms me.
Q59. What will you order for a tea in a café?
A. Iced Chai Tea. I like sweet drinks.
Q60. Is there any trick for us to make you happy again when you feel down?
A. It’s easy. Just lure me with tasty snacks or foods.
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Q21. People you’re respecting.
A. My parents.
Q22. Things you are never miss to do.
A. To use a vacuum cleaner.
Q23. Your dream when you were a kid.
A. A florist and a stylist.
Q24. Your favorite onigiri’s filling.
A. Seasoned kelp and dried salmon. Those two are Shiraishi family’s specialty. My mother used to make it for me.
Q25. What did you eat for breakfast today?
A. Fruits sandwich.
Q26. Is there any words you cherish that were told by someone?
A. “Don’t forget to be thankful”. On my 20th birthday, my mother sent me a lengthy message. It was the first time for me since I joined Nogizaka46.
Q27. Member of Nogizaka that you wanted to try to be just for a day.
A. Manatsu! She is very feminine. She can cook and good with handicraft. She has something I don’t have like her ability of quick thinking in variety shows! That’s why I want to try those abilities by to be her even just for a day!
Q28. Which part do you wash first when showering?
A. Hair. Basically I wash from head first. When it comes to make-up cleanse, I’m using cleansing oil for make-ups near my eyes. I’m using milk type cleanser to cleanse other parts.
Q29. Your best specialty that you believe no one could beat.
A. My wrists are so flexible. I can rotate them in circle.
Q30. Song that you must sing in a karaoke.
A. Nishino Kana’s “Kono Mama de”. I sang that song in Nogizaka46 audition.
Q31. When you think that you’ve gained weight, what do you do?
A. Firstly I’ll review my diet. I’ll minimize my carbohydrate intake and focus my diet to vegetables.
Q32. What do you eat to reward yourself?
A. Meats! I really like pork belly. I like fried pork belly wrapped round sliced onions, meat rolled vegetables…they are ultimately delicious.
Q33. What do you do to recharge yourself when you feel down?
A. I usually eat when I’m feeling down. We can power up by eating, don’t you think so?
Q34. First thing(s) you do when you wake up in the morning.
A. Firstly, I turn off my alarm. Then to fully wake myself up, I take a warm shower. It also helps me to warm my body.
Q35. 3 things you hate the most in this world.
A. Cockroaches, narrow spaces, and celery.
Q36. Which one do you prefer? Being funny or being straight man?
A. Definitely straight man.
Q37. What will be your first drink in a girls’ party?
A. If it’s alcoholic, I’ll have plum wine soda.
Q38. What will you do if you have a bad day?
A. I talk to someone. Or eat something yummy.
Q39. Things you’re collecting unintentionally.
A. Socks. I have some with lame cloth on them and simple colored ones as well lately. I’m wearing socks everyday so I buy without second thought if I saw the ones I like.
Q40. Your strong point.
A. I’m energetic since morning everyday!