Suo receives an invitation from NHK for a recorded interview. He wants to take Taichi, who isn't interested in joining him.
Meanwhile, Mizusawa and Hokuo prepare for the final match. Hyoro matches up with Chihaya to give his teammates a better chance of winning. Sure enough, she is giving him a hard time, though he is not backing down.
In order of appearance:
- Midori Tamaru's name origin is revealed in this chapter.
- NHK is Japan's national public broadcasting organization.