Kotoko feels guilty for having led Kinnosuke on. As she walks in the rain, she encounters Irie, who is holding an umbrella. Irie questions Kotoko about her answer to Kin, she gets upset and replies that it's not Irie's business, Irie asks Kotoko if she loves Kin, after she tries to convince herself that she does, Irie gets angry and yells at her that she only loves him and that she cannot love anyone else, Kotoko starts to cry and comments that she does not have a choice since Irie doesn't care about her at all, Irie kisses her, and confesses his love for her, Kotoko comments that this is the second time Irie kissed her, he corrects her and says it's the third and that she no longer needs to keep count, and they walk home holding hands. Irie announces his proposal to the Irie family and to Kotoko's father. After getting permission, he ties up all the loose ends with his father, Chris, Kinnosuke, and Chris' father. Irie's mother rushes their wedding, and they get married within two weeks of Irie's proposal, much to Irie's annoyance.