Mamura’s father has made a lot of burnt French Toasts. He tries again and thinks that this is harder than he thought. He hopes that Daichi would be happy for he always said that he wants to eat it. He hears the door bell and looks at the clock. It is 6:30am. He wonders who it is but then, he cannot just leave his cooking. Upon hearing Mamura coming down to open the door, he is relieved that he is already up. Outside, Mamura is speechless over Suzume who is catching her breath. He asks her what it is. Suzume tells him that she is going to give him the answer. He asks right now. She says yes, right now. After scratching his head, Mamura says okay, he’ll listen to it. She tells him that honestly, what she feels with him is different when she is with Shishio. When she is with Shishio, no matter what she wants to stay at his side as if her life depended on it. She is always uneasy and her heart would beat continuously. Even if she is very happy but at the same time, there are a lot of unknown [cannot understand] and painful things. With Mamura, it felt like it is ‘inevitable’ [/as it should be]. She can tell him what she wanted to say. She can properly convey her feelings to him. When they are together, her feelings are quite calm and when she is in pain, it helped a lot that he is there at her side. “-But, whether this is called love nor not, honestly, I do not know. –I’m sorry.” Looking away, Mamura says is that so. Suzume continues to say, “So, so I’m saying that is what the last night me was thinking. What’s next is the thoughts of the current me.” Mamura goes huh. Suzume tells him that when she properly thinks about it, it is a mistake to compare the times when she is with Shishio and the times when she is with Mamura because it is abnormal to have the same feelings for the person she is facing when they are totally different persons. Furthermore, even if she rejects him [Mamura] now, she also knows that she and the past won’t change. And the former her who always loves Shishio-whatever, nothing would change. Although she says that, her feelings are also still not quite clear and perhaps, she is taking advantage of his [Mamura] feelings. Even if this is her opinionated statement, she will give her all-out effort on him.
Looking at Mamura who is somewhat wide-eyed, Suzume says, “..so, if you think that this is also okay, perhaps it can be said to be a past time or perhaps, you think that it is a good deed.. *heart beating* –please, please go steady with me.” Suzume blushes and thinks that she said it. Mamura says that it feels like a messed up reason. Suzume tells him that she really strive hard to ponder on those stuff. Mamura says he knows. He flicks her forehead and says, “I know, idiot. I will cherish you even more *smiles* -yoroshiku [/I’ll be under your care].” Blushing Suzume says likewise. The two blushes and are speechless. They were interrupted when Mamura’s father comes out and asks if it is someone selling newspaper since it is taking him such a long time. He is surprised to see Suzume. While Mamura looks unhappy, Suzume greets his father a good morning. His father asks what’s up so early in the morning. Suzume says that there is something that she wanted to convey, ah, that’s right, she haven’t eaten breakfast so she should go. Mamura’s father tries to invite her in for breakfast but Suzume declines. She wishes him good health and she is finished with what she had to say. Mamura calls out to her and says, see you in school. She says okay. Inside, as Daichi goes to the dining room, his father asks Mamura if it is really okay not to invite Suzume in when he made a lot of French Toast. Daichi is excited over it that he asks his brother to give his share to him. Their father tells Daichi to wait for a moment since he is still making them. To Daichi’s surprise, Mamura gives all of his French toasts to his younger brother. Covering his blushing face, Mamura says that right now, he couldn’t even eat a bit. While running back to her house, Suzume recalls the time when she asked Mamura to become her friend. She thinks that perhaps, what she is doing right now is a mistake. She recalls her memories with Mamura and telling Mamura’s father that there is someone better for Mamura than her. She always thinks that way before, because Mamura is a very important friend so she hopes that he can be happy. She never thought that the person who can give him happiness is her. She recalls his smile and said ‘yoroshiku’. Starting to cry, Suzume thinks that hasn’t tried nor thought of being able to give happiness to someone. She starts to cry again and recalls Shishio’s back. She wonders if this is tears of joy or it is tears because of some other reason. Wiping her tears and looking forward, she thinks, “Right now, I still don’t know but this is the opening prologue of Yosano Suzume’s second love.”
Comment: After that tease, the ball finally gets in. Mamura fans rejoice and shout, ‘Yes, finally!!’ Throwing confetti, jumping up and down, etc..what a high that was. Hehe, okay, if are Mamura x Suzume fan and you cannot handle the stress better bail out now and consider that the end. =P That is what I did with Ao Haru Ride but unlike that series, the couple pairing here isn’t quite fixed if we are to base it on couple pictures in covers and advertisements. Suzume made a good point about not having the same feelings because they are different people. In a way, both can be love but I guess it depends on people what they prefer. I mean, some people would prefer that kind of feeling like what Shishio gives Suzume while others would like that feeling how Mamura makes her feel. For me, I would prefer the Mamura-kind of feeling. Hehe, less stressful =P Anyway, Mamura is going to cherish her more so time will tell if she would learn to love him and would really fall for him or..to make Shishio fans happy, ‘ah, it turns out to be him all along’. But what we can expect in the next chapter would probably be everyone’s reaction to this new development, especially Shishio’s when he learns that it isn’t pretend anymore =P Scans by all★wink汉化组
Quote of the day:
Please do make your decisions in life and feel confident that they are right. However, if fate is involved, feel just as confident even if they aren’t. ~ C. Elizabeth, Absolute Obsession