Yamato asks Honoka to become a couple. The next day, Suzuka asks Yamato to go shopping, but he declines. When Suzuka tries to pick a t-shirt for Yamato, Miki tells her he is dating Honoka. Suzuka is visibly disturbed by this, but says nothing. After dinner, Honoka and Yamato sit together. Honoka confesses her longtime love for him. Miki talks to Yasunobu about Yamato. She thinks his behavior is irresponsible towards Suzuka, but Yasunobu thinks it is good for Honoka. Suzuka talks to Yamato after practice. He confirms that he is dating Honoka. She congratulates him and acts normal, but stays up late thinking about it. The next day, she avoids Yamato, while he has dinner with Honoka and friends from the team. On the train back from Hiroshima, Yamato steps out to buy drinks, but trips right before making back to the train. Suzuka goes to help him, but they both get abandoned by the train.