Title: Ketsui (決意), Determination
Date Aired: 3 November 2009
After Sawako hears the rumors she avoids Kazehaya, Yano and Yoshida. Sawako thinks that she should go back to the time when she hadn't become friendly with Kazehaya, but she feels that this would be very lonely. Kazehaya gets angry and confronts Sawako, who tells him why she was avoiding him. Kazehaya tells her that it is their choice to be with her and asks her to tell Yano and Yoshida about her feelings. In the meantime, Yano and Yoshida have been wondering if the rumors were really spread by Sawako. They both feel bad for doubting her, but realize the fact that they are so worried about her means that they really were already friends. The next day Sawako is in the bathroom, wondering how she should she start a talk with Yano and Yoshida, when she hears about people talking about the rumors. She comes out to confront them and tell them it's a misunderstanding. They corner her against the wall and call Yoshida and Yano a "delinquent" and a "slut"...
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