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The following is the list of episodes from the anime adaptation of an unfinished manga series Itazura na Kiss. The anime adaptation will be distinct from the manga itself. It is revealed that the intended finale of the manga by the late author Kaoru Tada will be conceptualized in the anime for the first time with plot details provided by her husband.[1]

Overview

The anime is scheduled to contain 25 episodes. The episodes are directed by Osamu Yamazaki and produced by TMS Entertainment. The episodes started airing on 4 April 2008 on TBS. Subsequently, Sun TV began airing the episodes from 15 April 2008 and Chubu-Nippon Broadcasting Co., Ltd on 9 April 2008.

As the manga only ran until volume 23, the ending remained unfinished. The anime adaption after episode 22 is not included in the unfinished manga.

Three pieces of theme music are used for the episodes; one opening theme and two ending themes. The opening theme, "Kimi, Meguru, Boku” is performed by Motohira Hata. The first ending theme, “Kataomoi Fighter” is sung by GO!GO!7188, while the second ending theme, “Jikan yo Tomare” is performed by AZU featuring Seamo starting in episode 13. The song was also featured briefly during episode 10.

Anime adaptation episode list

# Title Original airdate
01 Fate's Prank
"Unmei no Itazura" (運命のイタズラ)
4 April 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
When young Kotoko-chan, in the unintelligent F-Class, places her heart on Irie-kun, the top-ranked student from A-Class, is it all for naught but pain? She finally, after many years, collects her courage and confesses, only to be turned down. Irie-kun even goes so far as to say he hates stupid girls (meaning her), he doesn't even read her confession letter (which she poured her heart into so sweetly). Will this one-sided love continue in this adversity? And what's this, she already has an extremely passionate admirer, Kin-kun? Yet poor Kotoko-chan's day is not over. Tonight is the night she moves into her new house. Oh, the embarrassment though when a slight earthquake tiptoes through Tokyo, her house is the only one to have damage done. Oh, and how extensive it is! The house crumbles like a card pyramid. Now Kotoko-chan is without heart and home. Good thing her dad has a very hospitable friend that jumps at the opportunity to lend a hand to this family. But wait, his name is Irie-kun. It couldn't possible be that... they are staying at Irie-kun's house! What a twisted love chain it has become! And so it begins the story of one beautiful love.
02 Living Together is Dangerous
"Abunai Doukyo Seikatsu" (アブない同居生活)
9 April 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Yes indeed, it is the renowned Irie-kun's house. After some small talk at breakfast Kotoko and Irie are pushed out the door by Irie's mother, and on to school they walk together! But not happily. Irie-kun soon shows how much he doesn't care for Kotoko-chan, or maybe how little he care for human decency! While riding the train Kotoko-chan gets pushed off at the wrong station by the crush of the crowd. When Kotoko frantically tries to get on the train, the doors close and Irie-kun watches as the train slowly pulls away from Kotoko-chan, but did not lent her a helping hand, leaving her with the only options of running to school or being late. When Kotoko-chan confronts him about his rudeness he simply says for her not to talk to him and that he hates absent-minded girls more than stupid ones! After dealing with all of Irie-kun's cold disdain, she decides to one up him in the upcoming exams. While studying at the house Irie-kun's mother shows Kotoko-chan pictures of Irie-kun... what!?!? Irie-kun was dressed as a girl, and a cute one at that. With one cute picture in hand and a dasturdly plan she coerces Irie-kun into becoming her tutor for the exams. On the condition that she make it into the top 50 students with the highest score, she'll give the picture back. He grudgingly accepts and a truce is born. While studying the intense stressful attitude turns slowly into a less tense good natured bit of bullying. There are even a few times when they fall asleep charmingly after studying late into the night. On the way out the door Irie-kuns mother happily gives Kotoko-chan and good luck charm for the test and the two student head to school. Poor Kotoko-chan though, she clumsily misses the bus again, wait ... Irie-kun put his hand in front of the door this time. Something must really be changing. Irie-kun might have a soul. Also, as they walk to class he says "good luck". The test is over, results are in, and Kotoko has made it at spot 50, the last spot on the board while Irie-kun is at the very front! She remember's the goodluck charm and opens it to find uber cute pictures of her and Irie-kun asleep while studying. Her friends find out and even though they promise not to tell about it, Irie-kun is teased about it somehow and angrily tells Kotoko-chan to stay out of his life, leaving poor Kotoko-chan in tears.
03 Baton Touch of Love
"Koi no batontacchi" (恋のバトンタッチ)
16 April 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
How depressing! After Kotoko-chan and Irie-kun had gotten just a little closer, she inadvertently brings embarrassment to the one she loves. Now he will never love her. She falls asleep with tearstains down her cheeks and her confession letter in her hand. When Irie-kun walks into to tell her it's her turn in the shower, he on impulse decides to read the letter, his face is blank, and void of expression.

At breakfast the table is full of talk of the Sports Festival. On a whim the family decides to watch as Kotoko-chan and Irie-kun participate especially since they happen to be participation in an event together. The differences in classes are pointed out when it shows the excited spirit full F-Class and then the studious A-class. F-class pulls a head and now it's Kotoko turn to participate in the burrowing race. She is called to bring the person she loves!. She runs over to ask Irie-kun but chickens out and asks his father instead! Then it's on to the mixed relay, while they walk to the start Kotoko-chan taunts Irie-kun about how her class will win he repies by saying he hadn't done his best before and that now he will. In the last leg it turns out to be Kin-kun and Irie-kun. Just as Irie-kun sprints across the finish line Kotoko-changets pushed and falls in front of him and she gets run over. Kin-kun steams as Irie-kun carries her to the nurse. It seems they are getting close again, perhaps Irie-kun is used to having her around. Well, any good impression he may have made is thwarted when Irie-kun embarrassingly recites the letter she wrote him. Before he gets to the last part where she had written that she loved him, she jumps up and slaps him. At that moment the house goes up in chaos. Everyone had no idea that Kotoko-chan loved Irie-kun. Then Kin-kun jumps into the scene through an unlocked door. He proceeds to boast of his #1 passion for Kotoko-chan. He finishes his boast with the claim that, despite Kotoko-chan's feelings for Irie-kun he does not reciprocate in the least. Irie-kun replies that people's feelings can change, the person you hate might become the person you love. Everyone is taken aback and the story continues. Kotoko's two female friends overhear, and the next day another embarrassing drawing of Kotoko-chan and Irie-kun is displayed.

04 Throbbing Summer Vacation
"Dokki doki na natsuyasumi" (ドッキドキな夏休み)
23 April 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kotoko-chan and her friends have made plans to go to Waterland and (only thinking about Kotoko and Irie-kun's future) Irie-kun's mother sends Yuki and Irie to Waterland just to try to get Kotoko and Irie into a romantic situation. On their little trip, Yuki tries to observe Kotoko at a closer view, so he asks Irie to go get him some ice-cream. While Irie's out, to get Yuki's ice-cream, Yuki switches from the part of the pool where he can stand on the floor, to the part of the pool where Kotoko and her friends are. (where he can't stand) Right when he lets go of the ladder he starts to sink because he can't touch the bottom. And right after he become unconscious Kotoko saves him! During that time, Irie overhears two girls about a little kid who almost drowned! Next, after he heard he hurried off without the ice-cream to see if Yuki was fine. When he finally gets to Kotoko and the others, he realizes that Kotoko had taken very good care of Yuki, he smiles. Soon after that Kotoko decides to take everyone to the water slide and when its her turn she heads down the ramp but in the process, she gets a leg cramp, rendering her immobile and perceptible to drowning. As she heads towards the end of the slide, Irie notices that she's having a hard time getting out, so he pulls her up and out of the water just in time, and gives her foot a relaxing foot rub! Later on, Irie-kun's mother leaves with Yuki to her parents house, leaving Kotoko-chan and Irie-kun alone. Irie-kun asks Kotoko-chan to take care of dinner, but she fails and Irie-kun makes dinner stating he doesn't even know how to cook but followed the directions. Afterwards, Kotoko retreats to her room to finish her summer homework which she realizes is very difficult and was something she could never finish. She then decides to go into Irie-kun's room to get the answers, instead she finds the diary where Yuki writes how he feels about her (a annoying dummy), she rewrites it and move on to find Irie-kun's homework, but he wasn't sleeping and noticed she had sneaked into his room. He then proceeds to tease her, in pretendence to rape her, muttering that a genius can sometimes turn into a monster and afterwards he makes it up by helps her with her homework.
05 The Crucial Moment! Class F's Winter Battle
"Gakeppuchi! F Gumi Fuyu no Jin" (ガケっぷち!F組冬の陣)
30 April 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The final exams starts next week, and the results decide whether or not the F-class students make it into college. After having received prior assistance from Naoki with her and her friends' schoolwork,much to Irie-kun's annoyance. Kotoko is cajoled to get Naoki to tutor the whole of Class F so they can pass their finals. With Naoki's help, the whole of Class F passes their finals (with the exception of Kinnosuke who is too proud to receive any help from Irie-kun.) When it is Christmas Day the class chips in to get a gift for Irie-kun which ends up being a Kotoko doll. Kotoko-chan on the other hand works really hard as a waitress to buy Irie-kun's Christmas present.
06 Chocolates, Exams, and The Jinx
"Choco to Juken to Ekibyougami" (チョコと受験と疫病神)
7 May 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
It's Valentines Day soon, Irie-Kun's mother helps Kotoko make homemade chocolate, but Kotoko fails to give them to Irie-kun. Later on, Naoki goes to take the entrance exam to Tokyo University. Kotoko sets off to accompany him to the venue; however, the plot twists when Kotoko's health takes a turn for the worse. Irie-kun abandons the exam in order to bring Kotoko to the hospital. After this incident, Kotoko tries to leave the Irie household blaming herself for ruining Irie-kuns chance of getting into Tokyo University. As she tries to leave, Irie-kun talks to her saying he could have made it in time to do the exam but he didn't, as he wants to go to the same college as Kotoko-chan since she is "interesting to have around". After deciding to stay, Kotoko makes more chocolate for Irie-kun, but he rejects saying he doesn't like sweet things.
07 Spiteful Kiss
"Ijiwaru na KISS" (イジワルなKiss)
14 May 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Having missed the entrance exams for Tokyo University, Naoki decides to go with the school's escalator system. After the graduation ceremony, the F and A classes bump into each other during their farewell dinners. An exchange of heated words soon ensues when Naoki puts Kotoko down in front of everyone triggering her to show Irie-kun's childhood photo of him dressed as a girl to the others and Irie-kun drags her out into a dark alley. While in a heated argument, Kotoko says she will forget about Irie-kun and he replies by saying just try then he kisses her and after the kiss he sticks his tongue out and says "Serves you right" and departs.
08 The Campus Life I've Longed For!?
"Akogare no kyanpasu raifu!?" (憧れのキャンパスライフ!?)
21 May 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The first day of college has finally arrived and Kotoko finds it hard to forget her kiss with Irie-kun. Just as she thinks she's finally secured a place in Naoki's heart, an obstacle arises in the form of Yuko Matsumoto- smart, beautiful, and talented. After finding out Yuuko Matsumoto and Irie-kun have joined the tennis club, she joins the club as well.
09 Aim for a Date!
"Deeto o nerae!" (デートをねらえ!)
28 May 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Joining the tennis club turns out to be the worst decision of Kotoko's college life. The grueling practice, the painful injuries and the complete feeling of incompetence would be worth it...if only Naoki would show up to practice!! Meanwhile, Kotoko works up the courage to ask Naoki to the latest romantic movie, but Naoki refuses. Kotoko decides to go to the movie anyway but is shocked to see Naoki there with none other than Yuko Matsumoto!? Can Kotoko really compete?
10 Goodbye Rainy Day
"Sayonara reinii·dei" (さよならレイニー·デイ)
4 June 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kotoko's father has decided that him and Kotoko have overstayed their welcome, and so the time has finally come for Kotoko to leave the Irie's! How will Kotoko manage? Has she lost her only advantage to winning Naoki's heart!? The episode ends with Kotoko crying on the car to their new house.
11 Kiss, Kiss, Kiss in a Dream
"Yume de kiss·Kiss·Kiss" (夢でkiss·Kiss·Kiss)
11 June 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Naoki begins thinking about what he wants to do with his life and about the future of the family business. For spring break, Kotoko and Sudou goes to Romance Village to be closer to Naoki and Matsumoto. However, the experience isn't as "romantic" as it may seem. Yuki gets in shock when he sees Irie-kun kissing a sleeping Kotoko-chan.
12 Mismatched Hearts
"Surechigau haato tachi" (すれ違うハートたち)
25 June 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Irie-kun tells his father he does not wish to take over his company, instead he wants to become a doctor. Irie-kun's dad has a heart attack after he hears this. When the company employees come to see Irie senior in hospital, one of them requests a marriage interview with Irie-kun. Irie-kun meets Chris and decides to marry her. Kotoko decides to give up on Irie-kun after she over-hears him telling oba-chan that he likes Chris. Kotoko goes on a date with Kin-chan and he officially proposes to her.
13 Love Period
"Koi no piriodo" (恋のピリオド)
2 July 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Worried over how to answer Kin-chan, Kotoko talks to her dad about what he thinks about her getting married to Kin-chan. Kotoko-chan's father suggests that they leave Irie-kun's place, Kotoko agrees. Irie-kun brings Chris home to meet his family, Oba-chan acts very stuck-up, even Yuki doesn't seem to be too happy about Irie marrying Chris, he confronts Irie and comments that Irie is in love with someone else. Oba-chan is very upset while talking to her husband in hospital saying she was sure Irie loved Kotoko but now he's marrying Chris, Yuki comes in and claims that the only one Irie-kun loves is Kotoko-chan. Kotoko skips Tennis to go and see Kin-chan and plans to say yes to his marriage proposal. Kotoko's two friends catch up to Irie-kun and Matsumoto talking and explain that Kotoko is not with them because she went to see Kin-chan and give him an answer since he proposed to Kotoko-chan. when Irie-kun hears this he runs off somewhere. meanwhile Kin-chan requests Kotoko's answer but she is unable to give him one, and asks for more time, Kin-chan gets angry and says he will force Kotoko to forget Irie, and as Kin-chan grabs onto Kotoko she yells 'Irie-kun'. Kin-chan falls to the floor crying while Kotoko runs out into the rain.
14 Strongest Kiss
"Saikyou no Kiss" (最強のKiss)
9 July 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kotoko feels guilty for having led Kinnosuke on. As she walks in the rain, she encounters Irie-kun, who is holding an umbrella. Irie questions Kotoko about her answer to Kin-chan, she gets upset and replies that it's not Irie-kun's business, Irie asks Kotoko if she loves Kin-chan, after she tries to convince herself that she does, Irie-kun 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-kun 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-kun's proposal, much to Irie's annoyance.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 15 Honeymoon Panic!
"Hanemuun·Panikku!" (ハネムンパンイク)
16 July 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Now married, Kotoko and Naoki head off to Hawaii for their honeymoon. They soon become accquainted with fellow newlyweds Horiuchi Mary (Mari) and Takumi. Things start to get ugly when Mary decides to interfere with Kotoko and Naoki's relationship, by inviting Naoki everywhere she goes. Whole honeymoon passesin bad mood for Kotoko and Takumi, both sad because they didn't have time to be with their loved ones. Last day of honeymoon Kotoko suggests to Naoki that they could spend the last day alone together, and he agrees. When Mary realises that, she pretends to be sick in her room, which results with Takumi calling Naoki for help. As Naoki is examinating Mary, he touches her belly, and Kotoko, filled with jealousy yellsat him not to touch her. Naoki gets mad, and replies that she'll have to hold her jelaousy down if she wants to be doctors wife, which makes Kotoko run out in tears. Takumi goes to get medications, Mary reveals her true intentions and confesses to Naoki, who immediately rejects her. When Takumi got back he heard her saying that she will separate them, and slaps her, which makes her starting to respect him, and they promise each other they will be hapy together. Meanwhile, Naoki finds Kotoko(who is lost). They spend the last night happily together, the episode ends showing them kissing(in bed).|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 16 Chasing after Happiness
"Oikake te happi nesu" (追いかけてハピネス)
23 July 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Chris is about to return to England, but still harbours strong feelings for Kinnosuke. Feeling sympathetic towards Chris, Kotoko decides to help her in her quest to win Kinnosuke's heart by preparing him a birthday party. But things, naturally, went wrong, and Kinnosuke hurts Chris feelings. Later, he finally confesses that he has feelings for her, and runs to the airport - and just as it seemed Chris is gone, she comes back, saying she just couldn't leave, and kissing Kinnosuke by surprise, which he pretty much liked. When Kotoko gets back home, Oba-sama goes all over her, announcing that Kotoko is probably pregnant, because she felt nausea in the morning. When Naoki hears that, he takes her to the doctor, where they realize it was false alarm. Then he reminds Kotoko on her test, and she realizes that she forgot to look at the results. It turns out that she made it, and also with highest score of all others. Then Naoki, as promised, takes her on a date.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 17 Enviable New Face
"Netama re sou na NEW feisu" (ねたまれそうなNEWフェイス)
2 August 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
It's Kotoko's first day of learning how to be a nurse and she meets and becomes friends with 4 new people: Kikyou Motoki (who pretendes to be a girl but actually is a boy), Shinagawa Marina, Kamogari Keita (a guy), and the lovable Ogura Tomoko. She then finds out that Marina, Motoki, and Tomoko all love Naoki, and all hate his wife who happens to be Kotoko. Unable to bring herself to say she is Naoki's wife she plays along with their plan to find out who Naoki's wife is. Later on they go to Naoki and Kotoko's house and try to find out who it is. Kotoko fustrated with keeping the secret is about to tell them that she is Naoki's wife, however all three of them see Naoki walking up to the house with Mastumoto Yuuko and of course believe she is Naoki's wife. Astounded by her beauty and class Marina, Motoki, and Tomoko give up on Naoki, leaving Kotoko unhappy about the fact that they think Yuuko is Naoki's wife. The next day however Naoki comes into her classroom and tells her about some shopping requests. When he leaves, everyone is speechless and Kotoko begins apologize for deceiving them. However finding out that Kotoko is Naoki's wife, they are filled with joy and now have their hopes up again. Kotoko feels quite insulted by this. Later at dinner, Marina, Motoki, and Tomoko group around Naoki while Kotoko is drinking with Keita. After yelling at Keita, due to being drunk, she falls asleep. Naoki is about to take her home, but Keita, furious about Naoki not caring about Kotoko's needs, yells at him. The next day when Keita sees Kotoko working as hard as she can, he lets her use his arm to practice on blood pressure. While Kotoko is getting ready, Keita begins to blush showing he has feelings for her. At the end of the episode Naoki sees Keita and Kotoko together laughing and begins to get jealous.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 18 Ill mannered triangle
"Fukigen na toraianguru" (不機嫌なトライアングル)
9 August 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kotoko is still learning the tricks and trades of becoming a nurse. But she faints during a practice autopsy which results in Keita saving her. When he lays Kotoko down on the bed, he suddenly felt the urge to kiss her, Naoki sees this and decides to confront Keita. Keita however strongly believes that Naoki treats Kotoko with no respect and ignores Naoki's words. Then the story shows Irie-kun staring passionately at the unconcious Kotoko, but a nurse came in with the request of Dr. Irie(Irie-kun). Kotoko wakes up shortly after and returns to home with Keita, and meets Irie-kun's mother halfway. Naoki's mother seems to notice that Keita is much more chivalrous to Kotoko than the cold-hearted Naoki and decides to find out more about Keita. After sneaking into the college and gaining information from other students, Keita is just a nice guy and even Naoki's mother believes that anyone would choose Keita over Naoki. The end of the episode shows Keita concerned about Kotoko going back to Naoki, and asking her to leave Naoki for her own good, as he believes Naoki does not love her.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 19 Crazy For YOU
"Crazy For Kimi" ()
16 August 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Irie-kun starts to ignore Kotoko due to being overly jealous of Keita, when Kotoko gets very fed-up of his behaviour she gets very upset and starts throwing books at him and saying that Keita was right Irie doesn't care about her and that Keita thinks about her more than Irie does and that Keita was serious, Irie slaps Kotoko, Kotoko yells that she's had enough and runs away, she ends up at Tomoko's house. Kotoko's dad talks to Irie about how things had been between him and Kotoko's late mother. The next day in the lunch room Keita talks to Kotoko asking her to live with him now that she's run away from home, when Kotoko declines Keita confesses that he is in love with Kotoko, and she should not go back to someone who does not love her, Kotoko tries to defend Irie but Keita questions if Irie came after her, and just as Kotoko is feeling like Keita is right, Irie runs in claiming Keita is wrong and that he was only being the way he was because he was feeling jealous of Keita, explaining that he (Irie) has never felt jealous or sad before so he didn't know what to do, he confesses that he can work through it all with Kotoko by his side, Kotoko still teary, questions Irie if its ok for her to be by his side, Irie smiles at her saying that's what he wants, Kotoko runs to him and hugs him, the whole school breaks into cheers and congratulates them. And Keita walks out admitting defet. Later, Irie is seen kissing Kotoko in their bedroom.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 20 The Nightingale Pledge
"Naichingeeru no chikai" (ナイチンゲールの誓い)
23 August 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
When Kotoko announces to Irie that during the capping ceremony/graduation all the male students in the medical department are to present flowers to the nurses they like, he tells Kotoko that he won't be able to make it to the ceremony because of a meeting and that the whole flower giving idea was stupid. Then Kotoko is selected as the representative for her class and has to recite the Nightingale Pledge because she is Irie's wife and because nobody except Moto volunteered but since the head nurse knows that Moto is a male and the tradition was to have female nurses to recite the Pledge, he wasn't selected. Afterwards, Kotoko practices memorizing the Pledge but has trouble when Moto walks by reciting the entire Pledge perfectly. At that moment, Kotoko realizes that Moto really did want to be a female nurse because of an old movie he saw so she schemes a plan with him. Towards the end of the ceremony, Moto shows up wearing a female nurse uniform. The head nurse tells him to go get changed but Kotoko and the rest of the class objected so the nurse ended up capping Moto. Kotoko recites the Pledge perfectly and afterward, she stays behind in the cathedral and Irie shows up, shocking Kotoko. Irie apologizes to Kotoko because he didn't make it in time for the ceremony, Kotoko tells him it's ok and they hug. Four years later, Kotoko is a full fledged nurse but still acts like a novice since she runs in the halls and isn't perfunctory. Her patient is an "old hag" because she makes Kotoko run errands. The patient also secretly took pictures of Irie and when Kotoko took a picture of Irie that her patient took, the patient tells the head nurse that Kotoko was stealing. The head nurse chastises her and sends her off. As Kotoko walks by Keita and his patient Kotoko realizes that Keita's patient is in love with him even though he denies it. When she joins Moto and the other nurses, they tell Kotoko that Nobuhiro, a movie star, was in the waiting area. They drag Kotoko to find Nobuhiro and when they were standing in front of the TV a guy tells them to move and then they realize that the guy was Nobuhiro. They beg for his autograph but Nobuhiro tells them to stop bothering him. Kotoko stands up to him and Nobuhiro hugs her and says, "I miss you. Kotoko-san." However, Kotoko has no idea who he is, and is shocked.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 21 The Glass Boy
"Garasu no shōnen" (ガラスの少年)
30 August 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Nobuhiro turns out to be Yuki-kun's friend Non-chan from back when Yuki was admitted into hospital. However, he has changed very much due to his loneliness from growing up in the hospital. Kotoko manages to talk to Non-chan and makes him realize how many people care for him.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 22 The Best Gift
"Saikou no purezento" (最高のプレゼント)
3 September 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
It is Kotoko's birthday and Irie takes her out for the night. Irie and Kotoko are very 'lovey dovey' in this episode. Irie and Kotoko pull an all-nighter at the hospital as a lot of emergencies came in, Kotoko stayed even though she seemed to have a fever. When Kotoko returns home in the morning, Oba-chan looks worried over her appearance and asks her if she's alright, Kotoko thinks she's running a slight fever, but Irie asks everyone to wait a moment, he asks Kotoko if she's pregnant, Oba-chan and Yuki both get a shock and yell 'what!'.The episode is left at a cliffhanger.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 23 You, Go Around, Me
"Kimi, meguru, boku" (キミ、メグル、ボク)
11 September 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
After visiting the hospital, it is confirmed that Kotoko is indeed pregnant(three month). Oba-san throws a party, Kotoko's and Irie-kun fathers both look up baby names, even Yuki is excited though he tries not to show it, but is later seen with toys for the baby. After the party, Kotoko-chan and Irie-kun enter their bedroom, Kotoko is a bit worried and questions Irie-kun on what he thinks about her being pregnant, if he's happy about it or not. Irie-kun calls her an idiot and hugs her saying he is very happy. Going into work, Kotoko's friends put her into doubt about Irie-kun's loyalty to her. As Kotoko spies on him (with Oba-san spying on both Kotoko and Irie-kun) she sees him talking and laughing along with a young nurse. Kotoko then sees Irie-kun talking to Yuuko Matsumoto who it seems has been admitted to hospital. Later, while walking home, Kotoko questions him about the young nurse, Irie-kun mentions the young nurse being cute, Kotoko seems to feel down after hearing that. The next day Kotoko spies on Irie-kun and the young nurse as they visit Yuuko Matsumoto, who sees Kotoko standing outside, Kotoko covers up by saying she was worried about Yuuko. Irie-kun talks to the young nurse using 'chan' after her name, Kotoko gets all jealous, but her jealousy is cut short as Sudo-senpai rushes into Yuuko's room and bumps into Kotoko on the way in, therefore ending her jealousy trance. Later when their shift is over, Irie-kun reassures Kotoko's doubts of him, and catches her as she's about to fall down the stairs. As they stand there, Kotoko's friends spy on them. As Kin-chan announces that he is going to marry Chris, two men in black walk into the restaurant, it seems Chris' mum is here, she grabs Kin-chans face and takes time to examine him, then tells Chris that Kin-chan is a very handsome man, also saying that Kin-chan should come to England to marries Chris, but Kin-chan disagrees. Back at the hospital, Matsumoto Yuuko is giving Sudu-san and Kotoko a hard time, as she tries to go back to work. When Sudo-san gets angry at her for not thinking of her own health he slaps her, causing Yuuko to punch him in the face as she walks out in an angry fit with Kotoko chasing after her, when Yuuko tells Kotoko to leave her alone as she's going back to work, Kotoko questions her and asks if Yuuko is going to work still dressed in her pyjamas. As they return to Yuuko's room they overhear Sudo-san talking to Irie-kun about Yuuko. Yuuko then returns to her bed saying she will be staying until she gets better. Kotoko and Irie-kun return home, Oba-san calls Irie-kun over and tells him that she is very upset with him, showing him all the photos she took of him talking to other nurses. Kotoko and Irie-kun enter their bedroom and Kotoko says that Oba-san was just worried, but Kotoko stops talking mid-sentence, Irie-kun asks what's wrong. It seems the baby is moving.|-style="text-align:center; font-size:100%;" 24 Happy Love Carnival
"Happii Rabu Kaanibaru" (ハッピー·ラブ·カーニバル)
18 September 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
The episode begins with Kotoko messing around with her C-cup breasts. She later on goes to see Kin-chan and finds out that Chris is 3 months pregnant. Kotoko, after coming back home, tells Irie-kun about the news. She later doesn't feel good and thinks it is because of the iron tablets she's been taking to replenish her blood. She doesn't tell Irie-kun about this because she doesn't want to disturb him while he's writing this thesis. The next day, Kotoko and her friends are discussing when Kotoko is going to take maternal leave. She refuses quickly, stating that she wants to work as much as possible and goes to see Irie-kun. Later on, her friends from work go home and leave Kotoko to walk home with Irie-kun but he informs her that he will be working late that evening as he wants to do more of his thesis. It then shows Kotoko on the tube where she thinks that she feels a bit light-headed. As she is walking up the steps from the tube she collapses at the top not feeling well, she is spotted and then an ambulance is called, Kotoko is unconscious. Irie-kun is then seen writing when his mobile phone starts ringing. We seen him running through to the hospital where Kotoko is, all the family are there. It turns out she was excerting herself too much during pregnancy. One month later Kotoko presuades Irie-kun to go to Pregnancy Classes with Kin-chan and Chris. It's there where she goes into labour. Kotoko, Irie-kun and Oba-san are at the vending machines at the hospital when Matsumoto is rushed in with Sudou. She has been coughing up blood due to her illness. Irie-kun has no option but to operate and thats when Kotoko gives birth, with Irie missing it. They have a baby girl and call her Kotomi. It then shows a few years later and it is clear that Kotoko and Kotomi are rivals for Irie's love. It ends flicking through scenes of the friends and family of Kotoko and Irie-kun.
25 Hello Again
"Haroo Agein" (ハロー·アゲイン)
25 September 2008 {{{FirstEngAirDate}}}
Kotoko, Naoki and their daughter Kotomi go to Naoki's grandparents home. On the train, Naoki has a flashback to when he and Kotoko visited there after their marriage - Kotoko arrives there feeling excited about spending time with Irie-kun alone, but is deeply disappionted when she finds out that he had lied to her and that they are not alone, in fact, they are staying with Irie-kun's grandfather.Eveyone in the family(excluding Irie-kun's grandmother) gives Kotoko a hard time. But, with the help of Irie-kun's (Greatx9)grandfather's spirit - who also tells her to bring her baby the next time she visits - she overcomes the difficulty and gains the family's approval of her being Irie's wife - back in present day, Katomi, Kotoko and Irie arrive. Whilst walking down the path to the house Kotomi meets the spirit of her (Greatx10)grandfather and cheerfully waves to him and they lived a happy family..

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