Ai is shown to be an enthusiastic and independent young girl. When she moves to Animal Village, she is hired by Tom Nook. Tom Nook quickly puts her to work by asking her to run errands for him. During the course of running Tom Nook's errands, Ai becomes friends with many villagers, such as Whitney, Rosie, and Margie. She also encounters and befriends a young human boy named Yu. Ai also was scared of Apollo.