Monkeys and Marriage (猿と結婚, Saru to Kekkon) is the name of the 40th episode of the Bakuman anime. It first aired on January 14, 2012.

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This is the episode where the fight between Miho and Saiko, Takagi and Kaya gets resolved. Also Takagi ends up copying Mashiro (Saiko) and proposing to Kaya. (Because she sees Takagi and mangaka Aoki Ko huging). In the end she explains what Naikai did to her. She ends up getting Fukuda to help her with panty shots and girl poses.

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Takagi and Miyoshi blame themselves over the fact their fight has caused a rift between Mashiro and Azuki. Because Mashiro and Azuki are too stubborn to apologize to one another, Takagi decides to explain everything to Miyoshi at the zoo. The meeting is complicated when Takagi runs into an upset Aoki just as Miyoshi arrives. In an effort to get Miyoshi to stay, Takagi proposes to her and she accepts after Aoki explains everything. In the end Miyoshi allows Takagi and Aoki to keep contact at the condition she and Aoki will become friends too. They invite Azuki to tea and she mails Madshiro that she forgives him, much to his confusion.

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List of Episodes
Season 1
Dreams and Reality | Dumb and Smart | Parent and Child | Time and Key | Summer and Name | Carrot and Stick
Tears and Tears | Anxiety and Anticipation | Regrets and Understanding | 10 and 2 | Chocolate and NEXT!
Feast and Graduation | Early Results and the Real Deal | Battle and Copying | Debut and Impatience | Wall and Kiss
Braggart and Kindness | Jealousy and Love | Two and One | Cooperation and Condition | Literature and Music
Solidarity and Breakdown | Tuesday and Friday | Call and Eve | Yes and No
Season 2
Silence and Party | Anthology and Photograph Collection | Window and Snow | Support and Patience
Joke and News | Disease and Drive | Life-and-Death and Standstill | Recall and Call | Resumption and Low Rank
Gag and Serious | Manga and Youth | Experience and Data | Alliance and Classmates | Distrust and Trust | Monkeys and Marriage | Prince and Savior | Special Relationship and Hometown | Complaint and Roar | Fate and Star | Love and Rejection | Selfishness and Advice | Hint and Best | Winning and Losing | Imagination and Presentation | Votes and Charts
Season 3
Tenacity and Determination | Every Night and Unite | Last and Cipher | Margin and Pitfall | Step and Watch | Punch and Independence | Commemorative Photo and Classroom | Aims and Assessment | Confidence and Resolve | Consideration and Provocation | Impatience and Return | Zeal and Annihilation | Imitation and Unconsciousness | Continuity and Obstruction | Cover and Center | Final Chapter & Comment | Zombies & Demons | Weekly & Monthly | Slow & All at Once | Breather & Party | Hot Springs & Confirmation of Intention | Correction And Declaration | Mic & Script | The Way It Is & The Way It Will End | Dreams & Reality
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