Airi is the main character of the 1st chapter of Jigoku Shoujo Return. She's left handed and has a mole on neck. She's popular and everyone seemingly likes her. She has an ex-boyfriend named Nobu, who is going out with Sayoko. Her mother thinks Sayoko is in fact Airi, because Sayoko really looks like her. Airi later was helped by Ai, who gives Airi Ren Ichimoku's straw doll,which results in Sayoko being sent to Hell.