Kou finally starts to try and reconcile his self loathing after talking with Futaba. After finally sitting down with his family, he has a heart to heart with his brother and father. Back at school, midterms are almost upon the crew, and Kou actually wants to study. As summer begins, plot threads old and new get thrown back into the mix.
This show decides to slow down like nobody’s business. It’s pretty bad when you’re being beaten out as a competent romance by a gag comedy show.
Recap I’m glad this conflict wasn’t just put to rest immediately. Sure, having their feelings out in the air means they’ll at least understand each other better, but the problems will not end here. If that wasn’t obvious enough, Yuuri going to cry in the bathroom should be a pretty good indicator of how…
Futaba is confronted with the fear that by falling in love with Kou, she may lose the only friend she has left. Further worrying keeps her stalling on making a decision, but after talking to an old friend, she finally comes to a decision.
After having a frank talk with Kou, she resolves to rebuild her relationships from the ground up, including his. This is helped by the start of a new school year, where Futaba continues to bond with Yuuri. After some prodding by Tanaka-sensei, she decides to be the class rep, and our main group finally gets established.