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Huge Changes are Brewing

Guys, I have really big news. This may affect the entire future of Tsuugaku Vector ☂ as we know it. I don’t know how to say this.

Airi changed her bangs.

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This is catastrophic! Her bangs, which have pointed to the left (or to her right) for pretty much all of her idoldom, ARE POINTING TO THE RIGHT! THIS IS MADNESS! Look at these pictures from Rottara Rottara, that got released just a few weeks before FOREVER LOVE:

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I don’t know what to say, guys. Her bangs used to be on the other side. I can’t handle this huge cataclysmic change. I hope I can continue supporting Airi and her new bangs.

Oh, and by the way, I moved my blog. You can find it here now. Read all about the change over there, too!

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Funny Facial Expressions II

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Gosh, I love Airi’s facial expressions. She has so many ridiculously cute ones.

(Stolen from the Suzuki Airi Hello!Online thread)

I Present You…

the stupid Airi face. 😀

I don’t mean stupid in a bad way, of course. But she looks so adorably silly right here:

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This came from the Rottara Rottara Limited DVD, and it is right at the end (when Airi is working her solo camera). It’s FILLED with Airi love! You can find it on YouTube (obviously, since that’s where my screencap came from) or download it off the H!O tracker.

The History/Future of the Airi Obsession

I figured I’d write this kind of a post eventually. How did I start liking Airi? Why do I like Airi? Weeell, I’ve mentioned before that I got into H!P with Kirarin Revolution. Yes, yes, we all know that. But, when did Airi start to catch my attention?

When I first got into H!P, it was because I randomly youtubed Ookina Ai de Motenashite. I came across AmerikaJinMusume’s dance of it and she also happens to dance Massara Blue Jeans, so I had to look that song up, too! And, in that first view, Airi already caught my attention! Her really high notes in the song were what made me go “Whoaaa who said that!?” and I had to rewind and watch again.

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I didn’t bother downloading this PV so the screencaps came from the YouTube video. D:

The first time I saw Airi, I actually paid particular attention to her because her hair reminded me of my friends, who recently cut her hair. They don’t really look similar, but her hair just made me notice her more. Anyways, Airi’s voice was an immediate hook for me (I’m a sucker for high voices >_>) and when she did that peeping-out-behind-the-jeans shot, I thought it was ridiculously cute (pictured in the second screencap).

But, at that time, I still didn’t even know who she was! Sure, I sort of liked her and if anyone asked me at that time who my favorite C-ute member was, I would say Airi, but I don’t think I even knew her name back then! This was way back when I was just getting into jpop, so I didn’t even know about thePPN or Hello!Online, so I couldn’t look her up! I just kept watching videos of C-ute and eventually I picked up in the video comments that her name was Suzuki Airi. Even after watching tons of C-ute videos, I wasn’t tired of Airi at all! In fact, when Tokaikko Junjou came out, I was still not completely familiar with C-ute, so I was going all OMGAIRIOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG! over that video.

So that’s how the Airi-love grew. But why do I like Airi now? Aren’t there tons of other girls in H!P that I’ve gotten to know since then? Well, she has a wonderful voice that I would never get tired of listening to. She’s ridiculously cute/beautiful, and that’s obvious from the huge amount of pictures on here and the fact that she has three photobooks. She’s a dork (KAPPA!) and she acts really silly at times (Airi’s CLASSIC shows that) but sometimes the way she acts shows that she’s mature, too.

This is a subbed video of her FC solo event. When the announcer dude interviews her, her answers are really nice. One of the questions that stuck out to me went something like “Who’s your rival?” and Airi said, “I don’t think about being better than anyone else. My rival is myself.” I think that’s a really nice answer, since she could have just gone and said practically anyone’s name, but she chose herself. It’s a nice way of thinking and it shows that she actually put thought into the answer.

But, Amy, there are tons of good singers in H!P that are also good looking and have nice personalities. What’s separating Airi from them?

To be honest, I can’t really say. I love Airi for all those things even though there are tons of girls who have those qualities. I can’t really explain it, but she has something about her that’s different. Even if you say a girl has a nice voice, there are different types of nice voices. I like Airi’s type of voice. I like the way she looks, with short or long hair. And I can’t really imagine anyone besides Airi getting into a Kappa suit and waddling around.

Am I going to like Airi forever? Am I ever going to somehow change my mind and decide that I like someone else more? At this time, I want to say absolutely not! but there isn’t really a way of knowing. I’ve loved her since the beginning of my H!P discovery, and I haven’t gotten tired of her yet. Do I have other girls that I also favor? Yes, but not as much as Airi. She’s got a bright future ahead of her as a lead singer of C-ute and a member of Buono!. She’s very popular, of course, so I will see tons of videos and pictures of her for years to come. So, yes, Airi-love-levels will remain high for a long, long time.

Now for those of you who didn’t even bother reading all that, SHAME ON YOU! I should be all angry, but I need to keep my readers happy! Here’s some Airi picspam from her first photobook!

Princess Airi!

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I used to lurk the Suzuki Airi thread on H!O pretty often, but lately I haven’t had the time to! Upon checking them out again, I find this absolutely lovely picture of Airi! She looks amazing! I’m going to have to steal pictures from H!O more often!

Suppin to Namida

Airi sings Suppin to Namida in the 7th Volume of C-ute’s DVD Magazing, and I love it! What a sweet voice.

Airi’s CLASSIC

Airi released a DVD called Airi’s CLASSIC a while ago that I was in love with, but never posted on. It’s basically just her playing 18 holes of mini-golf, which many found boring. I, personally, loved the whole DVD, but I guess it’s hard for non-Airi-fans to see the greatness that is one whole hour of Airi playing around. Here are some (read: WTF TOO MANY) screencaps that I took from the DVD. Some notes:

  • There are 57 caps, and I only capped the first 20 minutes. She’s just so darn cute that I couldn’t resist. 😐
  • It’s even cuter when you watch it, since she says some pretty strange stuff and sings Tsuugaku Vector at one point (<33333333).
  • It was hard to get caps because she kind of moved around a lot.
  • I love Airi.
  • I should learn how to make gifs, because there were some very sweet moments that I couldn’t really show in one shot.
  • If anyone has Airi’s solo DVD from the 2006 Sports Festival, I will perform sexual favors if you upload it or give me a download link for it. (EDIT: I LOVE MINT FOREVER AND EVER AND EVER AND EVER.)
  • Is it proper to say “I will give you sexual favors” or “I will perform sexual favors”? Hmm, that’s an awkward sentence!
  • But I digress. Here are the Airi caps after the jump! I also linked a stream and download for the video so YOU HAVE NO EXCUSE NOT TO WATCH IT.

Download/Watch: Hello!Online | Veoh

EDIT EDIT: I also made a new poll! Here you go! 😀

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