“Better late than never” as they always say. Hina’s hard work is put to the test. Inspired by her family, Rei decides to visit his adopted mother, who is conflicted by the feelings she has of her estranged stepson. A new beginning for Hina is marked by a farewell and a change towards the future.
It’s the modern day, and strange, clearly supernatural things are happening to people. To assuage the fears of her neighbor, Mana Inuyama, asks for the help of a folk hero he tells her about, and is drawn into the world of the youkai.
After experiencing Rei’s high school, Hina has the inspiration to try and get into it. While she is working hard to get in, she can’t help but feel guilty about the strain this might cause to the family finances. While her grandpa affirms her being considerate, he reminds her that it’s these kinds of expenses that are important in life.
The sisters get excited over getting to work the summer festival, as Hina has fresh memories of her time with Chiho. Meanwhile, her school is still struggling with the fallout of these bullying incidents.
We return to a set of shogi-heavy episodes that hits that sweet spot between dedication to the sport and artful insight into a life of dedication and responsibility.
It’s beachtime for everyone!… even though the only environments we’ve ever seen are deserts. Afterwards, contrived substance Klaxosaur causes sexual tension between the sexes. Fun….
The day of the assault is here, and Hiro is determined to pilot, even if it kills him. The fight seems to go as planned, until a bizarre, gargantuan klaxosaur brings Hiro to the brink.