EVE – Fan Interview

This was an interview conducted by the fans of EVE through EVE International – Official Support.

*Disclaimer: Due to the nature of the interview having been translated to and from Japanese, it’s likely that some details were lost in translation. Please be aware of this.


Takeru:

Q: What is your favorite band? (Old or new)
A: I don’t really like or dislike anything, I listen to them equally!

Q: What do you do when you have free time?
A: I watch the television channel with recorded videos.

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Omurice

Q: What are the chances that you would go to Columbus, Ohio?
A: If we have a chance, I’d like to go.

Q: Who is a bandman that you respect?
A: I don’t particularly have one.

Q: What is visual kei to you?
A: It is one form of expression.

Q: What was it like the first time you performed with the current four members?
A: I was nervous in many ways.

Q: What kind of feel do your lives have now? Have they changed since the beginning?
A: Like I can finally do things that I want to do.

Q: At your lives, what are your fans like?
A: Lovely, and reliable!

Q: If you tried to describe the members in one word, what would it be?
A: Colleagues!

Q: If you went on a date with someone you like, where would you want to go?
A: Maybe an aquarium?

Q: Do you have a nickname for your fans?
A: They don’t have one in particular.

Q: When you are writing lyrics what is your inspiration?
A: I often take inspiration from movies and anime.

Q: Has anything funny ever happened at lives or practice?
A:  It’s happened but it’s only things I can’t say…

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: I wanted to be Kamen Rider.

Q: What kind of girls do you like?
A: I like people that are kind and have cute smiles.

Q: Who is the most handsome member?
A: It depends on my tastes!

Q: Who is the cutest member?
A: I think it’s Keita!

Q: If you had the chance, to which country would you like to go?
A: In an case, if it’s overseas anywhere is good!

Q: What was the first concert you ever went to?
A: L’arc~en~Ciel’s!

Q: Do you have pets? If you don’t, what would you like to have?
A: I want to have a lizard!

Q: Why did you join EVE? What is your desire?
A: More than a desire, I just want more people to know us.

Q: What kind of sports do you want to try?
A: I’ve done baseball before, so I want to try it again.

Q: If you compared your voice to a color, what would it be?
A: Maybe a strong red?

Q: What is the most embarrassing thing to happen to you at a live?
A: I threw the mic into the audience.

Ryo:

Q: What is your favorite band? (Old or new)?
A: Machine Head
Bullet For My Valentine

Q: What do you do when you have free time?
A: I play guitar.

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Omurice

Q: What are the chances that you would go to Columbus, Ohio?
A: If we have luck and good timing.

Q: Who is a bandman that you respect?
A: All successful bandmen.

Q: What is visual kei to you?
A: A genre of freedom.

Q: What was it like the first time you performed with the current four members?
A: An unrefined feeling.

Q: What kind of feel do your lives have now? Have they changed since the beginning?
A: I expect that from now on we can still do good lives!

Q: At your lives, what are your fans like?
A: It depends on the place.

Q: If you tried to describe the members in one word, what would it be?
A: Comrades

Q: If you went on a date with someone you like, where would you want to go?
A: An aquarium.

Q: Do you have a nickname for your fans?
A: They don’t have one in particular.

Q: When you are writing music what is your inspiration?
A: It’s all something that can be tasted with the five senses.

Q: Has anything funny ever happened at lives or practice?
A: Always

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A ship’s captain.

Q: What kind of girls do you like?
A: A person with a heart.

Q: Who is the most handsome member?
A: Me, right?

Q: Who is the cutest member?
A: Therefor it’s me!

Q: If you had the chance, to which country would you like to go?
A: Space.

Q: What was the first concert you ever went to?
A: My friend’s live

Q: Do you have pets? If you don’t, what would you like to have?
A: A female cat.

Q: Why did you join EVE? What is your desire?
A: Because I wanted to be successful and have money.

Q: Is your cat male for female?
A: Female.

Q: What is your favorite kind of food?
A: It depends on my mood.

Keita:

Q: What is your favorite band? (Old or new)
A: fripSide

Q: What do you do when you have free time?
A: I don’t have free time.

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Yakiniku

Q: What are the chances that you would go to Columbus, Ohio?
A: We will make the chance with you guys.

Q: Who is a bandman that you respect?
A: Anyone who is talented.

Q: What is visual kei to you?
A: It is something worth doing.

Q: What was it like the first time you performed with the current four members?
A: It was filled with emotions.

Q: What kind of feel do your lives have now? Have they changed since the beginning?
A: It’s becoming an evolution

Q: At your lives, what are your fans like?
A: All of my fans are cute.

Q: If you tried to describe the members in one word, what would it be?
A: Comrades

Q: If you went on a date with someone you like, where would you want to go?
A: An amusement park.

Q: Do you have a nickname for your fans?
A: Since we don’t have one, I’d like to add one.

Q: When you are writing music what is your inspiration?
A: Movies and animes, dramas etc.

Q: Has anything funny ever happened at lives or practice?
A:  We have had various things.

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A bullet train conductor.

Q: What kind of girls do you like?
A: A girl who loves me.

Q: Who is the most handsome member?
A: Takeru

Q: Who is the cutest member?
A: Yoshi

Q: If you had the chance, to which country would you like to go?
A: The whole world.

Q: What was the first concert you ever went to?
A: My senior’s live.

Q: Do you have pets? If you don’t, what would you like to have?
A: I am not keeping one, but I would like to keep a maid.

Q: Why did you join EVE? What is your desire?
A: I want to be known throughout the world.

Q: What is the meaning behind your songs? Do they have a story?
A: For example, Case;A is about living.

Q: Who inspired you to become a visual kei artist?
A: Various people.

Q: If you could collaborate with another artist, who would it be?
A: fripSide

Q: How does it feel that EVE has so many fans overseas?
A: I am so happy. Becoming a band with much interest throughout the world, I want to go to many places to meet our fans.

Q: What kind of animal do you like?
A: Dog?

Yoshi:

Q: What is your favorite band? (Old or new)
A: Yes
Rush
dream theater

SIAM SHADE
L’Arc en Ciel

Q: What do you do when you have free time?
A: I read.

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Maybe curry rice?

Q: What are the chances that you would go to Columbus, Ohio?
A: I feel like I want to go.

Q: Who is a bandman that you respect?
A: I have someone that’s close to me, but I can’t say it now. Lol

Q: What is visual kei to you?
A: A place of expression.

Q: What was it like the first time you performed with the current four members?
A: I was more reserved when I first joined.
Maybe it was kind of scary.

Q: What kind of feel do your lives have now? Have they changed since the beginning?
A: They have changed! Maybe they became a little intense.

Q: At your lives, what are your fans like?
A: Hot!

Q: If you tried to describe the members in one word, what would it be?
A: A Branch

Q: If you went on a date with someone you like, where would you want to go?
A: If it’s some place that the person I like wants to go, then anywhere is fine!

Q: Do you have a nickname for your fans?
A: They don’t have one in particular. Do you want one?

Q: When you are writing music what is your inspiration?
A: I don’t have any outside of my personal experience.
Especially my lyrics are from personal experience.

Q: Has anything funny ever happened at lives or practice?
A: Takeru fell off the stage. Lol

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A beautician.

Q: What kind of girls do you like?
A: A selfish person, and someone that can cook!

Q: Who is the most handsome member?
A: Maybe Ryo!

Q: Who is the cutest member?
A: Maybe Keita! Lol

Q: If you had the chance, to which country would you like to go?
A: If you call me, than anywhere is good!
I will go to many places in which I am called to!

Q: What was the first concert you ever went to?
A: L’arc en Ciel’s live

Q: Do you have pets? If you don’t, what would you like to have?
A: I have 3 cats.

Q: Why did you join EVE? What is your desire?
A: More than for the sake of anything, it was inevitable.

Q: What is the meaning behind your songs? Is there a story?
A: Various, depending on the song.

Q: I heard that you are keeping many cats but how many? And what are their names?
A: I have 3 cats.
Their names are “Suu,” “Guu,” and “Kii.” Lol

Q: Do you like cosplay?
A: I don’t like it or hate it but
I am often made to do it. Lol

Q: Do you prefer yourself dressed girlish or boyish?
A: Hmm, either one are myself, so  I like them but lately I like a boyish style.

Q: Many people like you because you dress as a girl, but why did you start this? Or, what is the concept?
A: When I started in the band, for some reason I was made to be in the form of a girlish style so I started doing lives dressed as a girl. Lol
If I think about it now, it wasn’t started by my own will. Lol

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