During tryouts, she seems to be a natural even though she has never played before. She is also familiar with the half-youmu Akihito Kanbara and the Spirit World Warriors in the area because of Ayaka's occupation as a youmu appraiser. In the Anime end credits - it is show that she is friends with Sakura Inami and they go to school together. While Mirai Kuriyama is showing Sakura Inami a scrapbook of all the things she likes, Ai bursts in the room calling out their names. Visiting the festival of lanterns, she wore a yellow kimono with a cream obi tied around by red thread and a high ponytail with a large, flowery yellow hairband. As a human, she has a round and innocent face accompanied by a soft, melodious voice. Here, Ai has a super-deformed appearance, dressed in frilly clothes reminiscent of idol attire under the judge's black robes.