Kaoru explains his jealousy of Shinobu, and Shinobu questions Kaoru's jealousy. Shūji tells Yūta and Ayumi that Hagu isn't doing so well. She waiting a very long time to be able to have feeling in her right hand, since it was numb after her surgery. Shūji then tells them that Hagu might suffer sensory impairments in her right hand for the rest of her life, and that she might not be able to paint anymore. Ayumi tells Nomiya that she would want a cell phone in order to contact Hagu during her stay at the hospital. Ayumi sews a sweater for Hagu, and then visits her in the hospital. Shūji meets with the physical therapist, as she gives him instructions to massage Hagu's stiff upper body. Yūta and Ayumi go to a garden to pick flowers for Hagu, and they visit her again. Shūji tells Yūta and Ayumi that Hagu will gain her sense of feeling over time, however he says to them that they should be concentrating on their lives, and not Hagu's. Yūta is worried to leave Hagu after graduation, because he doesn't want to see her in pain and suffering. He wants to be able to help Hagu recover, but he is struggling to decide whether to help her or leave her.