The kanji for Nao's first name (直) means "honest". The kanji for "Okuda" (奥田) respectively mean "secluded" and "rice field".
"I was just reading books in the library when all of a sudden the shelf fell over on me... it was super painful."
"I've been studying musical theory every day, so I don't drag the club down... It seems like writing songs for a band would be really difficult, but when you break it down, there are a number of set patterns you'll see. A simple example would be the three chord format, where songs are written entirely with a progression consisting of three chords. Then, there are major and minor scales, pentatonic, dorian and mixolydian modes, and so on. These will provide greater variety of song forms..."
"If my fingers can't do the work, my theoretical knowledge is useless..."