1. Date of Birth
Ruki 1st February 1982
Uruha 9th June
Aoi 20th January
Reita 27th May
Kai 28th October
2. Blood type
3. Place of birth
Ruki Shounan (this is in Kanagawa prefecture, Kantou; east Japan)
Uruha Kanagawa prefecture
Aoi Mie prefecture
Reita Kanagawa prefecture
4. Height / Weight
Ruki Don't know. Not saying.
Uruha 177cm / 62kg
Aoi 171cm / 55kg
Reita 172cm / 55kg
Kai 172cm / 55kg
5. Foot (shoe) size
Ruki 25.5 cm
Uruha 27.5 cm
Aoi 26 cm
Kai 26 cm
6. Family structure
Ruki Myself, Mother, Father, Older brother, Sabuchan (dog) who passed away
Uruha Father, Mother, 2 older sisters, 2 nephews
Aoi Father, Mother, Older sister, Older brother, me
Reita Grandmother, Mother, Older sister
Kai Mother, Grandmother, Others omitted
7. After being born, what was your first memory? (the oldest one)
Ruki Was swinging an Ultraman vinyl doll around
Uruha Often hid inside my mother's skirt
Aoi The place where I ate snacks with relatives
Reita Falling from the bullet train
Kai Bumping my head on the corner of the shouji screen.
8. As a child, what did you want to be?
Uruha Soccer Player
Aoi Bike Racer
Reita Soccer Player
Kai Soccer Player
9. Childhood nickname
Aoi There wasn't any
10. Something that was often written about you on your report card
Ruki "Hold your composure"
Uruha "Do your best even at your worst subjects!"
Aoi "There are lots of things you forget, so take care not to forget these things"
Kai "An energetic, good child"
11. As a student, what was your music grade?
Uruha 2 in 5th grade
Reita 2 in 5th grade
12. Best subject in school
Ruki English and Japanese
Aoi Home economics
Kai Mathematics, Current events
13. What school activities/clubs you participated in
Ruki Golf (there is a reason)
14. What kind of person do people always say you are?
Uruha My Pace
Aoi They don't discuss it much.
Reita Kind, restless
Kai An interesting person
15. If you were to represent yourself with an animal, what would it be?
Ruki You mean a dog? I'll shake my tail for you.
Uruha A duck or a dog
Aoi It's been said I'm like a fox.
16. Strong point / weak point
Ruki Too many
Uruha Both at my own pace
Aoi Looking after / Sulking
Reita Gentle / Stubborn
Kai Being positive / Forgetful
17. Something you definitely don't want to lose to
Ruki The feeling of being negative about everything
Uruha Street Fighter II
Aoi A live
Reita Face wrapping
Kai A bullying character
18. What's the first thing you notice about a person?
Aoi Face & clothes
Reita The whole appearance
19. Your rival?
Ruki A great person
Aoi My father
Reita All of Gazette's band members
20. Who's a hero, in your opinion?
Uruha Ultraman. Baltan alien (from Ultraman)
Reita Takanori Hatakeyama (Japanese boxer)
21. Pick-up line
Ruki I like you a lot! Kehe.
Uruha I like you!
Aoi I like you! (he says this in dialect)
Reita I like you a lot so... will you go out with me?
Kai Stick with me! (laugh)
22. If you could be another member for one day, who would you choose? (reason)
Ruki No way.
Uruha Kai, so I could make boxed lunches for everyone.
Aoi I'm fine with being me.
Reita Aoi, because he can speak 3 dialects.
Kai Ruki, because I want to make his room dirty.
Ruki When I don't realize that I am smiling bitterly inside
Uruha Looking at people's faces and grinning
Aoi Playing with my sideburns
Reita Hitting the drum
Kai Putting on a face
24. Something you always say
Ruki Did you lose it? Ha........?
Uruha Eh? Seriously?
Reita None in particular...
Kai Ha~!? Why~!? I wonder what it is~
25. My boom (current craze)
Ruki Collecting hats. Turning my room into a Zakkaya (miscellaneous shop)
Uruha Playstation 2
Aoi Shopping a lot and anywhere
Reita Collecting Sex Pistols goods
Kai Kopan (a kind of pastry manufactured by Meiji)
26. Something popular among the members
Ruki Winning Eleven (PS2 Soccer game)
Uruha Teasing Kai
Aoi Winning Eleven
Reita Winning Eleven
28. Tobacco brand
Ruki Salem Pianissimo, Marlboro Menthol Light
Uruha Marlboro Menthol Lights
Aoi Marlboro Menthol
Reita Mild Seven Lights
Kai Marlboro Reds Box
29. Favorite brand
Ruki shocker, THE GAMBLER$, PINK DRAGON
Aoi Frois Tideur, Ozone
Reita Back Street Crawler, Ozone Rocks
Kai None in particular
30. Cologne you are using now
Uruha I don't really know, present/souvenir from foreign country (America)
Aoi Davidoff 's 'anything for men'
Reita Bvlgari Pour Homme
31. Things you are collecting
Ruki Hats. Patterned shirts
Aoi Sunglasses, cologne, clothing, accessories
Reita Everything Sex Pistols, like DVDs
32. Food you like to eat
Uruha Mentai croquette bentou from Origin Bentou
Aoi Things made with love
Reita Kit Kat, tarakosupa (cod roe mixed in spaghetti)
Kai Bananas, Kopan, Nattou (fermented soybeans), mayonnaise
33. Food you dislike
Ruki Green peppers, strawberry
Reita Vegetables, mushrooms, shellfish, Kai (He means Kai's cooking ^^;;)
Kai Eggplant, Potato (taro, usually sweet)
34. Cooking specialty
Uruha Taco rice
Aoi Boiling rice
Reita I cannot cook!!
Kai Doria (baked rice, with cheese sauce and vegetables), omelette rice, pasta
35. What items must always in your refrigerator?
Aoi Don't have a refrigerator
Reita Barley tea, pudding
36. Favorite book
Uruha Silver Accessory Magazines
Aoi Books to increase a guitarist's general knowledge
Kai Hunter X Hunter, One Piece
37. A movie that moved you
Ruki From the north country
Uruha The Pianist
Aoi 'something' New York
Reita John Q
Kai I Am Sam
38. Drama which moved you
Ruki Hakusen Nagashi
Uruha Furikaereba yatsu ga iru (old movie)
Aoi Don't watch dramas
Reita Tokyo Love Story
Kai The 101th proposal (This happens to be a very heart-warming drama; I highly reccommend it)
39. Favorite season (and reason)
Ruki Winter. I can make songs
Uruha Spring! It's warm and fuzzy...
Reita Spring, it's easy to live with that weather
Kai Winter, I like Christmas
40. Daily living necessities
Ruki Cigarettes, Cell phone
Aoi Sunglasses, Cologne
Reita Vitamin pills
Kai Especially.... mayonnaise?
41. Your sleeping attire
Ruki Soccer uniform
Uruha In T shirt and boxers
Aoi In T shirt and Jersey pants
Kai When no one is around, naked
42. The kind of license do you hold
Aoi Medium-sized automatic 2-wheeler (basically a bike), General automobile
Reita General license (car)
43. The most expensive item purchased to date
Ruki Can't remember
44. If you didn't become a musician, what do you think you would be doing at this time?
Ruki Employee at a clothes shop or work at general store
Reita Running a snack shop
Kai Work at a restaurant
45. If you won the lottery, what would you spend the money on?
Ruki Shop till I wanna die.
Uruha I would get a clone made of myself! Uruha number 2.
Aoi Buy a Mac and turn my house into a studio
Reita Return money to my parents, after that buy equipment.
Kai Save it
46. The biggest mischief you've gotten into to date
Ruki I guess it's shoplifting
Uruha In elementary school, I snuck into fishing shop early in the morning.
Aoi I gave my friend a kanchou and used more strength than I thought. (this is uh... when someone comes up behind you and rams their fist into your butt... ;;>.>)
Reita I threw rubbish under Ruki's bed.
Kai I lied about my birthday.
47. Stage drink?
Ruki Pocari Sweat
Uruha Sport drink
Reita Sport drink or something like that
48. Your most frightening memory
Ruki Haunted video. Cursed video.
Uruha Being chased by the yakuza (japanese mafia)
Aoi The time I photographed at hospital ruins
Reita Watching a cursed video
Kai Being frozen in fear
49. Favorite motto/saying
Ruki (no answer)
Uruha To be, be.
Aoi Believe in yourself
Reita If you try hard, you can do it
Kai Killing two birds with one stone
50. Something others say about you that makes you happy
Ruki "You're a good guy aren't you..."
Uruha "If you accept me, I'll be happy"
Aoi "Nice guitar play"
Reita "He's wonderful, isn't he?"
Kai "You're the best!!"
51. Experiences or Things that touched you
Ruki Sometimes I get overwhelmed with joy when I sing Okuribi
Uruha At the one-man live where everyone joined hands and jumped
Aoi When everyone sang "Wakaremichi" at a Live
Reita The first time I saw myself in a book
Kai Receiving 1000 cranes when I was in hospital!
52. Type of woman you like
Ruki A cute girl. A cute girl.
Uruha Someone who holds herself well.
Aoi Someone I can laugh with.
Reita Someone to settle down with, a devoted, giving, kind, feminine person.
Kai Short cut, black hair, feels like the countryside, interesting person.
53. Disliked type of woman
Ruki That one. Worthless one.
Uruha A bratty person.
Aoi A tempremental person
Reita A vulgar person
Kai A girl who over-accessorizes
54. Your treasure?
Ruki Band. Fans.
Uruha My guitar.
Aoi Band members and fans.
Kai Band members
55. Your current worry
Ruki My sofa bed is broken.
Uruha I am trying to not to worry.
Aoi Making music
Reita I am trying not to have worries.
56. When you feel happy
Ruki It's nice feeling the winter wind against me.
Uruha When I'm in love.
Reita When I hear music; Lives
Kai When I'm doing a Live
57. Number one place to relax
Reita My house.
Kai My room.
58. Disliked place
Ruki Tour bus
Uruha The city's crowds
Aoi A place that looks like there are ghosts
Reita Bad with appearing in public
Kai Crowded places
59. Number one place in Japan you want to go
Ruki A local area
Uruha A dense forest area
Aoi At the top of the scene
Reita Yamaguchi prefecture
60. Number one overseas location you would like to go?
Ruki London Nights
Uruha New York
Reita France, Italy
61. The person you want to meet most at present
Ruki Dog that passed away
Uruha Bob Sapp
Aoi Local friends
Reita My deceased grandfather
Kai My first love
62. If you could change your birth, would you be born as a man or woman? (reason)
Uruha Man! Because I have no dissatisfactions being a man.
Aoi Man! It's fun being a man after all.
Reita I'd like to be a man. Because female relationships seem to be messed up.
Kai Man! I want to be in a band again.
63. If you could have 3 wishes come true, what would you ask for?
Ruki Give me money, give me love, fulfill my dream.
Uruha Let me make my parents happy. I want to see the Northern Lights. I want Doraemon's pocket.
Aoi Give me a Mac! I want to enjoy this time more! For everyone's happiness!
Reita I want a notebook computer. I want everyone to know more about Gazette. I want to like vegetables.
Kai Money, I want a Go-anywhere Door (also from Doraemon), I want to return to the past.
64. Worst mistake of your life
Ruki Causing trouble for my parents
Uruha License photograph
Aoi Wasting time
Reita Taking out a lot of loans.
Kai None in particular...
65. The strangest dream you've seen to date
Ruki I was almost killed by a cat.
Uruha I was shot many times in that dream.
Aoi I had a dream wherein 4 corpses floated up at the Nagoya port! On top of that the corpses were laughing.
Reita I was the vocalist... or rather, I sang a twin vocal with Ruki... it was fun...
Kai The dream where Reita was my mother.
66. Something you were happy to receive
Uruha Accessories, clothes
Reita Letters, cigarettes, joint letter I received for my birthday
Kai Clothes, Zippo, accessories
67. What kind of part time jobs have you done?
Ruki Denny's, Royal Host
Uruha 800 shop
Aoi Convenience store and Wedding Hall
Reita Bread shop, Snack shop
Kai Restaurant, cleaning
68. What has been on your mind / worried you recently?
Ruki What's still left for my room...
Uruha North Korea
Aoi Gazette hereafter
Reita How long I will bandage my face.
Kai The lack of Reita's nose.
69. How you spend your days off
Ruki In my room doing nothing
Uruha Doing nothing~ lazing around~
Aoi Casually playing the guitar
Reita Just to sleep... after that play games and such
Kai Watch videos, making songs
70. Person you respect
Uruha Sugizo-san (Luna Sea's ex-guitarist)
Reita Takanori Hatakeyama (Japanese boxer)
71. Artiste you like right now
Ruki King Giddra (they're a hip hop rap group consisting Zeebra, K Dub Shine, and DJ Oasis)
Uruha King Giddra
Aoi No one in particular
Reita Rappa Gariya
Kai Dir en grey, Hi-STANDARD
72. CD you like at the moment
Ruki At the moment it's DJ Krash - Mirai
Aoi Ayumi Hamasaki - I am
Reita Gazette of course...
Kai Marilyn Manson
73. Artist who influenced you
Ruki LUNA SEA
Uruha LUNA SEA
Reita LUNA SEA
Kai LUNA SEA
74. Artist you would like to have a session with?
75. First record/CD purchased
Ruki m.c.A.T's "Bomb A Head"
Uruha B'z - Risky
Aoi Odoru ponpokorin
Reita Checker's "giza giza haato no komoriuta" (The Broken Hearted Lullaby)
Kai Lindberg's "Motto aishi aimashou" (Let's Love and Meet More)
76. First live you went to
Ruki X Japan
Uruha Friend's live
Aoi An event at Rokumeikan (live house in Meguro, Tokyo)
Reita Hiroshi Itsuki (this guy's an enka singer)
Kai SMAP! (laugh)
77. Live you want to go to right now
Uruha Gazette, because I can't watch
Aoi Metallica's tour in November
Reita MAD CAPSULE MARKETS
Kai Marilyn Manson's live
78. First song you covered
Ruki SEX PISTOLS - BODIES
Uruha LUNA SEA - In My Dream
Aoi X - Kurenai
Reita LUNA SEA - PRECIOUS...
Kai LUNA SEA - Jesus
79. The first time you performed in front of an audience (when/where)
Ruki 3rd year middle school at camp.
Uruha 3rd year middle school cultural festival.
Aoi Around middle school in the local gym.
Reita In my 2nd year of high school on Oct. 28th at a local live house.
Kai 1st year of middle school at my mom's piano recital.
80. A Live that left an impression? (when/where/reason)
Ruki None yet. In the future.
Uruha Area 2 days one-man! It was fun.
Aoi September 6 Gazette Area One-Man. Until then I hadn't done any Lives that left an impression.
Reita Area one-man! It was the first time I saw only Gazette fans.
Kai July 22 Cheetah, It was my first live after leaving the hospital.
81. Out of your own songs, the one that you like the most
Ruki Okuribi. Ito. Juunana Sai. I think these were good...
Kai Haru ni chirikeri, mi wa kareru de gozaimas
82. Live house / hall you've thought about playing at?
Aoi Takadanobaba Area
Kai Urawa Narciss
83. What do you pay attention to in a piece of music?
Ruki Don't go off key. Put emotion into it.
Uruha When the sounds of five people are put together, is everything arranged well?
Aoi The best environment for creativity
Reita The unison of the drums
Kai Rhythm keep
84. Fun things on Tour
Ruki District laws
Uruha Meeting Gazette fans from all over the country
Aoi Meeting fans from all over the country
Reita Food. Then the impressions of fans from various places.
Kai Conversations inside the tour bus
85. Harsh things on Tour
Ruki District laws
Uruha Almost becoming homesick
Reita No time to sleep. Driving...
Kai Being sleepy
86. Things you pay attention to on Tour
Ruki Local food. It doesn't mess up your stomach I guess...
Uruha Not having accidents.
Aoi Management of equipment
Reita All my power all the time!!
Kai Even if whichever place seems the same, having a fun live
87. Something you always do before a Live
Uruha Warm up exercises, stretching
Aoi Keep thinking "I'm the best!"
Kai Deep breaths
88. Something you always do after a Live
Uruha Drink Cola, get a smoke
Reita Down drinks
89. How you relieve stress when overwhelmed
Uruha Nothing but PlayStation
Reita Knock out in the car
90. A jinx (superstition) you believe in
Uruha The more modest a person is, the more people will be drawn to that person.
Aoi Because I believe in myself, nothing in particular.
Reita I only believe in myself.
91. When making music, what's your #1 outstanding point?
Ruki I can show my will
Uruha Expressing emotion
Aoi Steady effort
Reita How can I express that myself?
Kai Being pleasant
92. Something fun about being in a band.
Ruki The band is fun.
Uruha Not having a destination point.
Aoi Doing music.
Reita Everything is fun .
93. Something tough about being in a band.
Uruha If you advance towards the goal, when you reach it, you feel it is still moving away.
Aoi It's all over the place because of different living times.
Reita My life is a big mess.
94. What is success to you
Ruki Reaching my limit... then thinking about it..
Uruha Burning out doing things I like! Persisting until the end.
Aoi When I am accepted/recognised by people all around me.
Kai When I can shine.
95. Message to the You at present
Ruki Do your best!! If you do your best, you'll be okay!
Uruha You are still a baby chick with a shell...
Aoi If it's you, it can be done!
Reita Can't you do better?
Kai Try harder!
96. What would you say to yourself 10 years from now?
Ruki You have grown, haven't you...
Uruha Live as a person who doesn't kiss ass.
Aoi Remember the old you!
Reita How are you? Are you doing music?
Kai Is it okay with many meanings? (laugh)
97. Message to each member
Ruki Uruha, Reita, Aoi, Kai - You guys be happy.
Uruha Ruki... we'll trust and follow you. Reita... Thank you always. Aoi... Together let's do our best. Kai... Nice mood maker!
Aoi To all members - If there are five people it's okay! If it's us, it can be done!
Reita Ruki... Sorry I'm always staying over. Aoi... "aki ga koyanshi" Uruha ... Onibaku ("demon bomber" this probably refers to Bomberman) Kai... Bento man
Kai Ruki... Clothes please! Uruha... Don't stop telling lies! (laughs) Aoi... let me borrow game software. Reita... Let's continue to be friends from here!
98. Outlook from hereafter
Ruki We'll take the world...
Uruha Secret <3
Aoi I can't say from here!
Reita Let's grow with a bang!!
Kai To carve the band's name into history.
99. Message to the fans
Ruki Watch as we take the world... thank you
Uruha Whenever, forever, believe and come along!
Aoi Thanks for always supporting us!
Reita Follow us, okay.
Kai Isn't Gazette the best!?
100. What is Gazette to you?
Uruha With our will, we made life's rails.
Aoi The most awesome partner.
thank you!! this is so great 8D
wow.. some of the answers were hilarious > <
hey god, are you ready?
aww domo arigatou...u made up my...night xD
In my heart...there's only you...
awesome .. i love uruha's funny answers . hahahas
I'm back and alive (:
ruki's answers made me laugh XD
If I'm reborn...let's meet again.
lol they are funny!!! thnx for it xD
i wont be back this year....final yr of school and all...
19. Your rival?
Ruki A great person
Aoi My father
Reita All of Gazette's band members
Lol. Reita thinks all of GazettE's band members are his rivals ^^ and Kai thinks Reita is his rival...in which way I wonder...o(^o^)o
thanks for this!!!!!
ohhh...I know this article...very funny...if you want I could get many interview of them....just say the word...
I have a friend who is a BIG fan of them and I think she has all their interviews(yup she is a little obsessed)
I can resist everything except temptation.
sankyuu na~ thats was fun reading it
super inactive here!!