A month since the school festival, Shizuku's father's convienence store goes under for the 6th time which upsets her however she is able to calmly assess the situation. Her father remarks that due to her mother constantly working she grew up alone which resulted in her psyche not being able to manifest emotions. Haru, Sasayan and Asako get together for a study group where Shizuku realizes that she hasn't spent anytime thinking about her relationship with Haru. After Haru hears the story of how Shizuku never got any goldfish to care for, he spends his time at the river hoping to catch crayfish for her instead. At the library Shizuku encounters Kenji, where she gets him to explain her priorites in a straightforward manner. Meanwhile, at the bakery where Asako and Sasayan are studying, Asako feels discomfort when some girls enter and trash talk about her within earshot. However Mitsuyoshi, is able to make them leave, which causes Asako to become infatuated with him. Later on the, group meets Haru at the river and just as they leave Haru encounters Yamaguchi, who returns Shizuku's pencil. Haru questions him on his feelings for Shizuku to which he replies by asking Haru if that would inconvienence him. In the epilogue it is revealed that Asako was accepted into the school by an unorthodox means.