The day of Mashiro and Takagi's elementry school reunion has come. However, Kaya has gotten a cold, and Takagi refuses to leave her side.
Mashiro attends without them, meeting old friends who give him a celebrity welcome. Everyone voices they incorrect ideas about mangaka life, until Mashiro corrects them and they see the ink on his hands, realising that his job is hard.
- Though asked about Takagi's absence, Mashiro never states why he wasn't attending the reunion.