In her room, Mego exclaims in surprise upon seeing Mitsuru injured that she asks him what happened. Scratching his bandaged head, Mitsuru sheepishly says that it is nothing, he only tripped and fell down. She asks if he is really okay. Mitsuru tells her that there’s no need to worry and she still has a fever so quickly go to sleep. Before he leaves her room, Mitsuru apologizes that maybe, they won’t be able to exchange identities again in going to school. In his room, Mitsuru lies down on his bed and recalls Azusa telling her that he’s fired for she doesn’t need a useless personal bodyguard, goodbye. Blushing Mitsuru mutters, what..stupid girl.. In her bed, Mego hugs her eye-patched penguin doll and wonders what happened between Mitsuru and Azusa for she felt that he’s acting a bit weird. Knock knock. Holding a package of desserts [<- probably a gift from the visitor], the twins’ mother calls out to Mego that Aoi came to visit her. This made Mego go into a panic. She couldn’t believe that he came but what to do, because of the fever, her face is swollen, her hair is messy and even if she’s happy but she doesn’t want him to see her like this. Their mother urges Aoi to go inside Mego’s room first as she goes to make some tea for them. He comes in and finds her in turtle mode = hiding while curled up under the blanket. This made Aoi exclaims in surprise over what happened to her and is she not feeling well. Holding out her hand from the blanket, Mego says no, right now, she is wearing pajamas and she looks quite awful. “I’m too shy so I won’t want to be seen by Aoi-kun!!” Aoi thinks that girls really have it hard. [<- difficult being a girl]. Aoi apologizes for not informing her that he’s coming so for today, he’s going to leave first.. She tells him to wait. Peeking out the blanket, Mego tells him not to go and she’s lonely. “Even if I’m very shy, but I still hope that you can accompany me. Please forgive my willfulness...”
Aoi turns toward her direction and Mego goes into turtle mode again. Aoi laughs over her conservative cute willfulness. Mego wonders if she had frightened him. Aoi says that because she has a fever and her face is reddish, she ought to look charming that he couldn’t help but want to kiss her. Mego exclaims, right..right now.. She throws away the blanket and gets her pouting lips ready..only to see Aoi looking at her with a :X [kissing] expression. Aoi smiles and says that she finally willingly came out. Mego couldn’t believe it. She covers her blushing face and says that he’s quite mean to tease her like that and what would happen if her fever goes up higher. Aoi just watches her lovingly. Mego thinks that if it isn’t a joke, and it is for real, it is possible that her face would become redder. While Mego lies back in the bed, Aoi asks if she isn’t cold. Breathing hard, Mego says ya. She is relieved that Aoi doesn’t seem to have changed. She thinks that Chiharu is properly complying with the agreement before – for him not to tell anyone about Aoi’s secret. Mego asks Aoi what had happened to Chiharu. Aoi says that lately, he hasn’t been going to school. Mego recalls the medicine pills that dropped and scattered. She wonders if Chiharu isn’t feeling well. Aoi calls out to her that she sheepishly apologizes that it is nothing. Mego thinks no, she couldn’t tell Aoi what she saw in that room. Meanwhile, Azusa is stalking Mitsuru’s suspect number 1, chemistry teacher, Yoshida. She plans to investigate all those suspects one by one and then, catch them by their fox tails and drag them out. She plans that next time, before she becomes the target, she’ll pre-empt [/stop] the guy. “Attack is the best defense. I simply cannot forgive that thing about Kobayashi getting hurt.” Yoshida turns to the corner. She quickly runs to catch up for he went into the park. She is surprised to find herself all alone. She wonders if she lost him. She hears some rustling behind her.
Thinking she found him, she turns around and points, “Quickly show yourself, the one there!!” To her !!? with blood drool, six stalkers come out from their hiding places behind the bushes and tree. They exclaim that they were found out, how did she know and very sorry. Then, the stalkers are surprised to see each other. They start to angrily quarreling with each other. “What’s going on!? You brat, you’re Azusa-chan’s stalker!?” “Huh!? The stalker is you, you brat!! I know you’re always secretly following behind her!!” “You better not go near my Azusa-chan!!” “What did you say!?” Tense Azusa wonders what to do about this situation since the stalker is more than one. “How many are they..” To her shock, one of the stalkers hugs her and shouts, “Darn, I won’t give Azusa-chan to anyone.” Another stalker punches him and shouts, “Jerk, Azusa-chan is mine.” He hugs Azusa and says that Azusa is frightened. “I’ll be the one who’ll save you from the hands of that stalker jerk♡” The other stalkers call him stalker jerk and shouts for him to let her go. They call out for him not to be be thick-faced for he’s not allowed to monopolize Azusa. Azusa has had enough. She let her hair down and swiftly gives the stalker a kick in the face. “Get out of the way, you pervert!!” The kicked pervert bleeds on the mouth but he is giggling that it hurts and Azusa is such a shy person. This frightens Azusa for she thinks that this isn’t good. “No. I won’t let them notice my weakness. Smile. *clenches her first* Don’t be afraid. It is because of my weakness that it got Kobayashi involved in this trouble. *smiles and in fighting pose* I won’t depend on anyone again. After this, it is enough for me to be alone.” She tells the stalkers, “Get over here. Let me play with you to the end!!” Just when she’s thinking that she all alone, Mitsuru appears with a fire extinguisher and sprays it on the stalkers. The stalkers cough and shout that they couldn’t see since it is all white. Azusa is surprised to see Mitsuru who sticks out his tongue at the stalkers.
Flustered, she shouts wait, how come he’s here. “Didn’t I already tell you that I don’t need you..!!” He tells her that in the end, she didn’t go get another personal bodyguard. “You big deceiving stubborn girl. *Azusa looks surprised.* But I saw everything at that time. I saw your face on the glass.” Flashback: When Azusa turned around and said that he is fired, he saw her expression as if she felt like crying and told him goodbye. End flashback. This made Azusa flustered. Mitsuru continues, “Seeing you being arrogant and having a bad temper, that kind of acting strong, I’ll definitely be very worried. *grabs his bandage* It is totally unlike you to be this concerned over my injury-whatever. *removes bandage* Do not fight all by yourself, big idiot!!” This made Azusa blush. She mutters, “Who is the idiot here.. I’ve said such serious words and you even got injured because of me.. Could it be that you are some M[asochist] pervert!?” Furious Mitsuru shouts, “Ha!? What did you just say!?” Azusa holds on him and says that he’s always a nice guy [/goody-goody].. “I’m sorry.. *Mitsuru is surprised to see her crying.* Thank you for coming to save me..” Mitsuru blushes and thinks that it is the first time he heard her inner voice. “Not lying, nor is it acting brave, her real voice.” Just when Mitsuru is going to touch her head, Azusa looks up and hits her head on his chin. While holding his hurting chin, he thinks that she shouldn’t look up so suddenly. Azusa says, “Hostile forces are six people. I’ll give the three to you. My self-respect[/ego] simply would not allow me to just blindly be protected by someone. So, leave the half for me to personally deal with. The rest, I’ll leave it up to you.” Mitsuru smiles and says, “..okay, Queen-sama. Die, you perverts. *Mitsuru holds his fist with other hand and Azusa is giving them the thumbs down* S[adist] Queen-sama and M bodyguard, the strongest combo is going to come after you guys!!” Blurb: “Next chapter, Azusa will finally let Mitsuru know of her feelings[/intention]..!?”
Comment: That is pretty cool – attacking scenes and dialogue which has always been quite good in this series whether it is romantic-sappy, cool and comedy. I’m still expecting more from Azusa in the next chapter because for the first two, she still ends up being saved by Mitsuru before she can do much after her first attacks. I wonder how she is going to defeat three of the guys though since she couldn’t really defeat them to keep them staying down. Maybe from what Mitsuru mention, it is going to be a teamwork. She distracts and he finishes them off. I hope the mangaka would show it a bit rather than just the aftermath with all of them defeated. I would like to see them fight together. ^^ When I mentioned the possibility of more than one stalker, I expected two but not six. ^^;; Azusa really got herself in a bit of a mess if Mitsuru didn’t come. At most, they would hug her to death. =P I wonder though if Yoshida lead her to this place to find those stalkers – trap or good intention? Okay, it is more like a trap to me since they are a lot and these stalkers seem to be a bit harmless..well, the key word is ‘seem’ until that stalker is giggling after Azusa kicked him. I guess he is a M, too. ^^;; and a very creepy one. And maybe, Yoshida is the real dangerous stalker? The idea of ‘good intention’ is more on what if Yoshida is somewhat like an unofficial guardian for Azusa and he knew that Mitsuru is coming so he let her there. As for the first half, it is still lovey-dovey for that couple. Aoi seems to be less stiff and shy that he can now start teasing her like that. =P For her to keep that secret, I think it might cause trouble later on especially if being a ‘nice girl’ like her twin who is a ‘nice guy’, she might be overly concern over Chiharu which might cause some jealousy and doubt between her and Aoi. Of course, she couldn’t tell him either since this would make Aoi more reluctant to fight Chiharu would make him know that Mego didn’t comply with the agreement and start exposing Aoi’s secret to his other enemies. Okay, I’m not sure on that one since Chiharu did have a ‘past’ with Aoi. Don’t get any different ideas on that. =P Anyway, from how things are going, I think Azusa and Mitsuru would become a couple first then, later on, deal with the past of the twins’ lovers which would most probably cross with each other. Scans by 夜莺工作室
Quote of the day:
Being strong doesn't mean that you can handle every difficult situation on your own, it means that you have the sense to ask God and others for help. ~ Nishan Panwar