After weeks of eavesdropping, listening to second-hand accounts of conversations and dropping very obvious signals, Hana and Vivi finally come face to face with some harsh truths about their respective crushes on Ryo. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like there’s going to be a happy ending for either one of them.
Ryo comes home with a black eye, presumably from basketball practice, but that isn’t the only pummeling he is getting. He’s been trying to bob and weave through Hana and Vivi’s flirtatious advances for weeks and the girls are finally getting fed up with his indecision. Ryo tries to act like everything is fine by bringing up the idea of a group dinner or party, but Vivi keeps flirting with him, offering to kiss his black eye to make him feel better. “That would heal it in a blink,” she giggles. Ryo simply buries his face into his hands.