Ai is good friends with Tohka, having offering Tohka the aquarium tickets that she later used on a date with Shido. Later, upon Tohka's invitation, she and her friends go to Comico to buy the manga that Tohka and the other Spirits worked on.
Ai developed a dislike for Shido due to Natsumi's antics after impersonating him. However, this relationship was further worsened when a not himself Shido flirted with Ai and her friends. By the time she saw him at Comico, she considered Shido to be a monster that would flirt with anyone he sees.