Kōsei faces ghosts from his past when visiting Kaori in the hospital. Nagi continues learning piano from Hiroko and Kōsei. As the school festival draws ever closer, Nagi and Kōsei prepare a joint performance. Nagi experiences performance anxiety in the days leading up to the performance, but Hiroko soothes her with words of wisdom. Kōsei and Nagi experience a short, bonding moment in the minutes leading up to their performance.
"You should enjoy the little detours. To the fullest. Because that's where you'll find the things more important than what you want." ~Ging Freecss