Still reeling from the Adjudicators' punishment, Kashi turns his attention to the promised appointment at a certain mountaintop. What awaits him atop the mountain? And will he finally find the answers to the questions he seeks? Meanwhile, spurred on by their show of solidarity, the Hopeful Maggots up their tempo in order to firmly establish and promote their position in all of Rosendun. The blossoming of romance, the union of Marriage, the explosion of Spring-Time Youth! Eh... What is this Shadow that looms over these joyous events? Meanwhile, Suzuki focuses on his upcoming tournament, as well as coming to terms with all the new emotions flooding his heart. ...Yes, even those he would rather have never learned.