Ranmaru, a Komainu and manager of Orio-ya, announces he is there to collect his missing employees. Hatori warns Aoi to be careful as a second person leaves the ship. Ougan-douji, the blonde Zashiki-warashi, who built both Tenjin-ya and Orio-ya and still acts as Orio-ya's Mistress Innkeeper. She demands that both Hatori and Tokihiko return and also reveals that she once made a deal with Ginji allowing him to work at Tenjin-ya for 50 years, and now the 50 years are over he is to return to Orio-ya at once. Ginji goes without argument, upsetting Aoi. Ginji puts on his old Orio-ya mask, furthering Aoi's suspicions he was her childhood Ayakashi. With even Odanna bowing to Ougan-douji's wishes Aoi tempts Nobunaga, Tokihiko's pet dog and Orio-ya's mascot, off the boat with cookies then holds him hostage in exchange for Ginji. However, Ougan-douji casts a spell on Aoi who begins experiencing flashbacks of her memories of Tenjin-ya. She awakens on Orio-ya's ship, having been kidnapped by ...