Sanae could hardly believe it! Finally, her first match! Coming out of the Young Lioness program, she was excited to finally get her career in LAW underway. Even if she only saw it as a stepping stone to her idol career, finding the idea of getting attention on her from wrestling a more reliable pursuit than gambling with the talent agencies, she was still eager to take such a monumental step in her path to fame. She was about to prove herself to a whole new crowd and make her impact, putting her name out there!
Even as she stood backstage, she was hopping up and down in place, unable to contain her excitement. This got her some odd looks from the arena staff. "...Calm down,"
"Oh, sorry, sorry-!"
Sanae said. "I'm just so excited!"
For Sanae, it had been a long time coming. She had been rising up in the Young Lioness program, from her training with her comrades to being in dark matches before shows, and even now that she had graduated it seemed as though the bookers hadn't found much use for her. For a while, she was mainly getting sent to apartments to for videos or photoshoots of her wrestling some random nobodies. She didn't mind it - she didn't even question why they insisted on them wearing lingerie or bikinis - but what Sanae really wanted was to perform before a crowd of surely adoring fans. But after an agonizing wait, that time had finally come!
As her music began, Sanae didn't even wait for the announcer to finish reading out her name before she was already skipping down the entrance ramp, pumping her fists in the air to try and rile up the crowd. "Ha! Ha-HA!"
she cheered as she punched and kicked at the air, occasionally slapping some high-fives along the way. When she neared the ring, Sanae took off running, lunging to push off the apron with her palms and perform a flip over the top rope to make a spectacular entrance before she struck a pose in the middle of the ring.
Sanae cheered, accepting the microphone from the announcer to speak her piece. "I'm so happy to be here today, in front of you all, and finally in the main roster! I'm gonna give this one my all, okay? I wanna win it for all of you, so don't forget to cheer! I wanna hear my name out there!"
"That's...quite enough, Miss Saitou,"
the announcer said.
Passing the microphone back, Sanae headed to her corner to take her place, leaning forward with her hands on her hips to stretch herself out. She met eyes with Alizeh, a smile crossing her face as she anticipated her first brush with her opponent!