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{{Infobox character
 
{{Infobox character
 
|title = AiAi
 
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*[[MeeMee]] {{C|wife}}
 
*[[MeeMee]] {{C|wife}}
 
*Baby {{C|son}}
 
*Baby {{C|son}}
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|species = Ape
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|gender = Male
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|alignment = Good
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|food = Bananas
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|likes =
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*Rolling in a Monkey Ball
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*Bananas
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*Spending time with his family
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*Playing games
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*Living easy
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|dislikes =
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*Falling down
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*Bumpers and Dr. Bad-Boon
 
|skills =
 
|skills =
 
*Transparent ball
 
*Transparent ball
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**Speedyball
 
**Speedyball
 
**Tetherball
 
**Tetherball
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|species = Ape
 
|gender = Male
 
|alignment = Good
 
|food = Bananas
 
|likes =
 
*Rolling in a Monkey Ball
 
*Bananas
 
|dislikes =
 
*Falling down
 
*Bumpers and Dr. Bad-Boon
 
 
|moves =
 
|moves =
 
*[[Kick Dash]]
 
*[[Kick Dash]]
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==Appearance==
 
==Appearance==
 
[[File:Aiai 1.jpg|thumb|left|AiAi in ''[[Sonic Riders]]''.]]
 
[[File:Aiai 1.jpg|thumb|left|AiAi in ''[[Sonic Riders]]''.]]
AiAi has similar traits to a Spider Monkey. Although his tail is short and stubby, he does have an orange shirt with the letter A on it (possibly for AiAi). He has pac-man eyes, a small scruff of hair, and rounded ears that stick out of his head. In ''Super Monkey Ball: Touch and Roll'', his look was modified. Also, In ''Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz'' and ''Sega Superstars Tennis'', his look was updated, giving him a blue backpack, red oval shaped cheeks, a cat-like smile and a much sweeter look all in all as well as changing his eye color from black to brown.
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AiAi has similar traits to a Spider Monkey. Although his tail is short and stubby, he does have an orange shirt with the letter A on it (presumably for AiAi). He has pac-man eyes, a small scruff of hair, and rounded ears that stick out of his head. In ''Super Monkey Ball: Touch and Roll'', his look was modified. Also, In ''Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz'' and ''Sega Superstars Tennis'', his look was updated, giving him a blue backpack, red oval shaped cheeks, a cat-like smile and a much softer appearance overall as well as changing his eye color from black to brown.
   
 
==Game appearances==
 
==Game appearances==
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===Archie Comics===
 
===Archie Comics===
 
[[File:Aiai Archie.png|thumb|left|AiAi in the [[Archie Comics]].]]
 
[[File:Aiai Archie.png|thumb|left|AiAi in the [[Archie Comics]].]]
In the [[Archie Comics]], Aiai appeared in [[Archie Sonic Universe Issue 45|''Sonic Universe'' #45]] as one of the racers in the story. [[Doctor Eggman (In Another Time, In Another Place)|Doctor Eggman]] had plans of conquering his world and taking [[Super Monkey Ball|Jungle Island]]s' banana horde for a lifetime supply of smoothies.
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In the [[Archie Comics]], Aiai appeared in [[Archie Sonic Universe Issue 45|''Sonic Universe'' #45]] as one of the racers in the story. [[Doctor Eggman (In Another Time, In Another Place)|Doctor Eggman]] had plans of conquering his world and taking [[Super Monkey Ball|Jungle Islands]]' banana horde for a lifetime supply of smoothies.
   
 
==[[McDonald's]]==
 
==[[McDonald's]]==
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*AiAi bears a resemblance to another non-Sonic character, [[Amigo]]: they are both monkeys, both of their names start with the letter A and they are both similar in appearance.
 
*AiAi bears a resemblance to another non-Sonic character, [[Amigo]]: they are both monkeys, both of their names start with the letter A and they are both similar in appearance.
 
*AiAi is the only non-Sonic character that is on the cover of ''[[Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed]]''.
 
*AiAi is the only non-Sonic character that is on the cover of ''[[Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed]]''.
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==Gallery==
 
===Concept artwork===
 
{{Gallery start}}
 
<gallery>
 
S-Concept-Ball.jpg|Untitled concept artwork for a scrapped ''[[Sega Superstars]]'' soccer game.
 
S&ASRT Artwork 5.jpg|''[[Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing]]''
 
S&ASRT Artwork 6.jpg|''[[Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing]]''
 
S&ASRT Artwork 10.jpg|''[[Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing]]''
 
Concept-ASN-AiAiCar-1.jpg|''[[Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed]]''
 
</gallery>
 
{{Gallery end}}
 
 
===Artwork===
 
{{Gallery start}}
 
<gallery>
 
Aiai 2.png|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
Aiai 6.png|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
Aiai 3.png|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
Aiai 5.png|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
Superstars Aiai3.jpg|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
Superstars Aiai5-634px.jpg|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
SegaTennisArtwork.jpg|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
AiAi-big.png|''[[Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing]]''
 
Aiai 10.png|''[[Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing]]''
 
</gallery>
 
{{Gallery end}}
 
 
===Sprites===
 
<gallery>
 
AiAiSH.png|''[[SEGA Heroes]]''
 
</gallery>
 
 
===Screenshots===
 
<gallery>
 
AiAi (SEGA Superstars Tennis Opening).png|''[[Sega Superstars Tennis]]''
 
</gallery>
 
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{{Riders info}}
 
{{Riders info}}
 
{{Tennis info}}
 
{{Tennis info}}

Revision as of 05:31, April 17, 2020

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AiAi (アイアイ?) is the main character in Super Monkey Ball. He has appeared several times in the Sonic the Hedgehog series, most notably in Sonic Riders, Sega Superstars Tennis, Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, and Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. He is voiced by Kaoru Morota.

Appearance

File:Aiai 1.jpg

AiAi has similar traits to a Spider Monkey. Although his tail is short and stubby, he does have an orange shirt with the letter A on it (presumably for AiAi). He has pac-man eyes, a small scruff of hair, and rounded ears that stick out of his head. In Super Monkey Ball: Touch and Roll, his look was modified. Also, In Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz and Sega Superstars Tennis, his look was updated, giving him a blue backpack, red oval shaped cheeks, a cat-like smile and a much softer appearance overall as well as changing his eye color from black to brown.

Game appearances

Sega Superstars

AiAi appears in Sega Superstars with a minigame based on his own series of games where the player has to use their own body to move him around and get to the end in time, like his own games.

Sonic Riders

AiAi appears in Sonic Riders as an unlockable character. Oddly enough, he is a Power-type character, and as such, pushes lighter characters around easily. However, due to his small posture, he is easily pushed around just as much.

Sega Superstars Tennis

He reappears in Sega Superstars Tennis Tennis with other Sega Superstars like NiGHTS and Ulala. In this game and from now on, he has his updated appearance.

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

AiAi once again appears in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing driving a racer called the Blazing Banana which is modeled after his favorite obsession: Bananas. his All-Star Move has him rolling around in his monkey ball with friends while running over anyone that gets in his way.

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

The cheeky little monkey appears in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed again driving his vehicle from the previous game, but redesigned to look more like a conventional race car, like a dragster. For transformations, the car loses its wheels and sprouts banana-like structures to become a boat. Then it uses the same banana structures, but they stick from the bottom of the vehicle in a upside-down 'V' and reveals a booster to make it a jet.

Other game appearances

Sonic Forces

A costume of AiAi is unlockable in the game with the bonus edition of Sonic Forces.

Personality

Distracted driving

AiAi in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing

AiAi is a monkey who loves bananas. He is usually absent-minded, always thinking that every time he eats a banana, it was really delicious. AiAi deeply cares for his wife MeeMee, his son Baby, and friend Gongon. Despite being absent-minded at times, he is very kind and very brave, going as far as exploring the inside of a volcano on his home island of Monkey Island.

In other media

Archie Comics

Aiai Archie

AiAi in the Archie Comics.

In the Archie Comics, Aiai appeared in Sonic Universe #45 as one of the racers in the story. Doctor Eggman had plans of conquering his world and taking Jungle Islands' banana horde for a lifetime supply of smoothies.

McDonald's

Mcdsega

AiAi included in the Sonic 2003 Happy Meal toys.

In the 2003 set of Sonic Happy Meal McDonald's toys, Sega included a toy starring AiAi in a Super Monkey Ball themed, banana grabbing game. He being the only non-Sonic character included in that set. This toy was also one of Sega's free giveaways at the E3 convention in 2003.

Trivia

  • He has the same name as the Japanese name for Coconuts.
  • AiAi bears a resemblance to another non-Sonic character, Amigo: they are both monkeys, both of their names start with the letter A and they are both similar in appearance.
  • AiAi is the only non-Sonic character that is on the cover of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.



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