Ayase is Kirino's best friend and fellow model, she has a strong dislike of Kirino's hobby.
Ayase Aragaki is created by Tsukasa Fushimi as a supporting character in the Oreimo franchise. She has no information regarding any inspiration used to create her. She first makes her debut in the light novel series, volume 2: chapter 1. Her manga debut is volume 2: chapter 4 while she makes her anime debut in episode 2. She is voiced by Saori Hayami.