She had to wear a wig everywhere she went just to FEEL normal. And it came to a point where she stopped washing her hair, just because she was scared seeing clumps of hair washed away. She has tried every remedy and even some of the most bizarre treatments out there. But NOTHING WORKED!
Japanese Sensei across the country didn’t know what to tell her. They said it would be a miracle if it grew back at all. Then by a stroke of luck, she stumbled upon a cure and her hair would come back thicker and fuller than ever.
Aika could still remember it like it was yesterday. While getting her make-up done in the backroom for a private event, an ancient geisha unlike anything she’d ever seen before stepped in. The moment she spotted Aika putting on a wig, she flew into a fit of rage.
She shoved the wig on Aika’s head before lashing out at her for not staying true to the geisha’s sacred tradition. At a loss of what to say, Aika immediately went down on both knees. She burst into tears and apologized repeatedly.
After finally composing herself, Aika told her about her plight. Moved by Aika’s tragedy, she picked her up and said: