amongst all the recent interviews from magazines (pash!, crea etc.) and the yoi event that just happened today we find out officially:
yuuri bought BOTH the rings.
yuuri and victor are soulmates.
victor ignores JJ not because he dislikes him but he’s the type to not remember or pay attention to things he’s not interested in.
victor is not balding victor is NOT BALDING LOLL he’s just got a high hairline.
mysterious man (aka chris’s boyfriend) is from the Swiss ice skating federation and was once an ice dancer. his relationship with chris is unconfirmed. he is nicknamed masumi by kubo because he resembles masumi hayami from glass mask.
during kubo’s signing session a fan found out that victor knew of yuuri before the banquet and knew yuuri was his fan through his skating (since as a fan, yuuri incorporates some of victor’s skating style/elements).
otabek DJs for fun, is a cool street boy and has mischievous friends.
-Beka and Leo are both majoring in music and are friends because Beka was once remixing Still Alive for a gig and Leo LOVED his version.
-His most popular mixes are actually those of classical music. Beka wants everyone to appreciate the classics.
-Beka met his DJ friends once while walking home from skating practice and they were about to rob him when they realized he is that guy with the sick beats!!!
-Beka is the designated smol of the group. He may not be as big, buff or scary as them but they adore him and what he does.
-Beka bans DJ friends from seeing him skate because they cause such an uproar…he thinks they’re worse than Yuri’s Angels sometimes.
-DJ friends are very protective of him. While they smoke, drink etc. they keep Beka away from that “Heyy man it’s okay for us but don’t you dare try this stuff for yourself!”
-DJ friends also apologise to Beka and correct themselves when they curse infront of him “Oh fuk! Sorry Otabek! I mean oh fudge!”
-He introduces DJ friends to classic literature/music because deep down we all know Beka is still a nerd with a badass passion.
-Beka didn’t explicitly tell them he had a crush on Yuri but they noticed how happy he gets when he watches Yuri skate on tv.
-DJ friends steal Beka’s phone to stalk Yuri and are like “Daaaam bro you scored a hottie! What’s your secret???”
-When Beka returned from the tea date his DJ friends wanted all the details “Well??? How was it??? Did you get some???” Beka just gives them a thumbs up and they throw him the DOPEST PARTY EVER because they are sooo proud of him!
-DJ friends are actually just as mad as we fangirls are that Beka’s bronze was stolen from him…R.I.P JJ.
-The guy who books Beka’s gigs is SUPER RICH but also SUPER CHILL and thinks Beka can make in the industry if he decides to make DJing a full time thing.
-The first time Beka invites Yuri to a gig DJ friends notice how nervous he is to make everything is perfect and they decide to make sure nothing would ever ruin any of Otayuri’s dates.
-At first Yuri gets real jealous of DJ friends but they assure him Beka is all for him.
-Beka and DJ friends have this real complicated handshake that Yuri is determined to master!
-DJ friends are the biggest Otayuri shippers! Someone flirts with one of them??? “Hey you slut! Don’t you see they’re taken???” Someone thinks their relationship is wrong??? “WTF you been saying about our OTP???”
-Don’t ever try to mess with Otayuri because DJ friends are always around to beat the shiz out of you if you even look at them funny!
-You just KNOW Viktuuri/Mila/Grandpa Plisetsky will interrogate Beka AGAIN for not telling them before about this “double life” of his and DJ friends!
-His DJ name probably used to be something badass but when Beka’s DJ friends heared Yuri call him Beka there was no going back.
-Otayuri gift eachother cat ear headphones and they use them ALL THE TIME.
I love you and I need your in depth thoughts on DJ Otabek
Joy dies on a Thursday.
Yuri yelps as he stares at the Youtube app. Bile inches up his throat. He slides his cell phone across the dining room table to Otabek, silenced mid-sentence and staring at Yuri in concern.
“Tell me it wasn’t you,” Yuri implores over the sound of his heart breaking. Words are poison in his mouth, coating his teeth. His fingers are clenched against his palms, shaking.
“I thought we’d have more time before you found out,” the traitor intones, swiping a finger across the screen. He refuses to meet Yuri’s eyes. The truth is unhidden among the apologetic syllables. “Yuri, I-”
“How did this happen?”
“A friend dared me. It was before you knew of me,” Traitor replies. He does not say ‘before we met’. Yuri is not deaf to that silent rebuke.
“Was it all a lie?” Yuri bites out. The lights seem dim. Is this what happens when the world supernovas?
“Really Yura?” Otabek asks, a corner of his lips quirking up into a smile.
“YOU REMIXED A JJ SONG AND EXPECTED A DIFFERENT REACTION!”
I can’t believe my popular (aka I put it in like everything I write) ideas of musical Otabek are true. Someone get the smelling salts.
Musical friends Otabek and Leo confirmed! (I knew it for so long. FOR SO LONG!)
Picture them venturing into record stores after practice when they skated together in California
Sharing music from their cultures and borrowing genres and songs
Pining JJ who wants Otabek to acknowledge him musically and on the ice
Half of his fans came for the music and then stayed for the skating
“Hey the hot DJ is on television!”
“Oh that outfit is tragic but look at his shoulders!”
THIS DRAMATIC ASS KNOWS HOW TO TRANSITION BETWEEN SONGS. HE KNOWS WHAT TO KEEP, HE KNOWS WHAT TO CUT, HE KNOWS HOW TO MAKE YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH WHAT HE CAN DO BEFORE THE MUSIC ENDS.
Considering the importance of balance in skating, he’s also great at keeping music level, so the output of songs in a row are never too jarring.
Refused to do any public DJ-ing until his asshole ‘mischievous’ friends could no longer find ways to make fun of him
If he sucked in public, that’s it, it’s over, those are the stories they would tell at his funeral
Imagine Yuri visiting Kazakstan and goes out partying with the Otabek friend group
Yuri has no idea what’s coming and is in a permanent state of shook via strobe lights and Otabek’s tight t-shirts
Returning to Russia: “I HIT THE JACKPOT”
Yuri is 110% convinced Otabek Altin is his reward for all the bullshit he has to put up with. He’s so cool.
Cue awkward friendship/courtship over offers to help figure out music for the next season