Ringo stumbles on two girls dressed suspiciously standing before the Takakuras’ house and finds that they are actually Himari’s childhood friends Hibari and Hikari from the Double-H idol duo. They ask her to give Himari a present in return for the scarves she knit for them before leaving. Kanba learned from Sanetoshi that his medicine will not work on Himari anymore, and that according to him, she can only be saved after he fulfills his group’s objective. Himari tries to dissuade him with no success and discovers that his hideout is situated under the aquarium where she first died. She prays for God to have Kanba saved in exchange for her life and falls lifeless on the ground. Yuri calls Ringo and returns her the half of the diary in her posession and stays beside an unconscious Tabuki at the hospital, who was stabbed by the attacker who was revealed to be Yuri’s former lover and co-worker. Masako tries to convince Kanba to give up as the police is already aware of his plans and has a warrant on him, but he moves forward ignoring her pleas until they are surrounded and he puts himself im harm’s way to protect her. Injured and unconscious, Kanba is carried away by his comrades while Masako decides to confront the police by herself to cover his escape.