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It’s the third year of middle school. Kotaro, a bookish boy aspiring to become a novelist, and Akane, a track girl who loves to run, meet in the same class together for the first time. They’re put in charge of the equipment for the sports festival, and slowly grow closer via LINE. How does Kotaro deal with his growing feelings for her? Meanwhile, Takumi has been in love with Akane since first year, and Akane’s friend, Chinatsu, becomes interested in Kotaro. A refreshing story of young love set in Kawagoe.

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Episode 1

Spring and Hard Times

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Episode 2

A Handful of Sand

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Episode 3

Howling at the Moon

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Episode 4

Passing Shower

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Episode 5


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Episode 6

Run, Melos!

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Episode 7

Hold Back Nothing When Taking Love

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Episode 8

Vita Sexualis

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Episode 9

The Wind Rises

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Episode 10

The Setting Sun

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Episode 11

An Encouragement of Learning

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Episode 12

And Then

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Score 9.8/10

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TheSocialite Jun 27, 2017
Score 4/10

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