“After we debuted, there were many months where we only had 30 minutes or 1 hour of sleep each night. I thought that it was absolute craziness if we had to keep up at that frantic pace, so Nino and I devised an escape plan! However, somehow or other, Arashi just became a way of life… Now that I think about it, it’s because of Arashi that we made it this far.”—
Five things you will find if you open my bag: 1. iPod. 2. Phone. 3. Pens. 4. Wallet. 5. Lanyard and keys.
Five things in my bedroom: 1. An obsolete gaming system. 2. TRASH. 3. Newspaper articles. 4. Arashi pictures/calendar. 5. Boxes of makeup.
Five things I’ve always wanted to do in my life: 1. Live in Japan. 2. Become ambidextrous. 3. Learn how to sew. 4. Learn how to cook. 5. Not be awkward.
Five things that make me very happy: 1. Ohno Satoshi. 2. Sakurai Sho. 3. Ninomiya Kazunari. 4. Aiba Masaki. 5. Matsumoto Jun.
Five things I’m currently into: 1. ARASHI. 2. Rearranging my iPod. 3. Willingly studying my nihongo. 4. Sneakers. 5. Cat eye makeup.
Five things on my To-Do list: 1. Deliver college a roundhouse kick to the face. 2. Go to Japan. 3. Go to Hawaii. 4. See Arashi live. 5. Relearn how to double-dutch. Five things some people may or may not know about you: 1. I’m Samoan + Chinese (+ German). 2. I hate eggs with a fiery passion. 3. My hair is my most recognizable feature; it’s that crazy. 4. I’m a terrible driver. 5. I love 90’s hiphop.