Libertà is not the only one dealing with memories of the past. Nova who has been a part of the family since childhood, has never fully felt comfortable.
Nova meets Sumire's family
Nova and the others wait for Limone pie, and Luca explains that Felicitá help bake the pies. The guys complain about the small pie. Libertà walks away after he looks at Felicitá. Nova tells Libertà that his cousin had not harm him. Libertà asks Nova if he faced his past before walking away. Nearby, Jolly observes the two. In the hallway, Nova sees Felicitá walking with the limone pies. They go over to Sumire, and Felicitá shares her first memories of the day she met Nova. Young Luca and Felicitá deliver the pie. Nova tries some of Felicitá's pie, and he loves it. Nova mentions he enjoys the warmth of family. Then, the two are carrying Giapponese flowers, and Nova comments that he loves to see them bloom one day. In Dante's study, Jolly asks Dante about Libertà's well being. In Coin Regalo, Pace scores another jackpot, and Debito feels Pace is robbing the place. They overheard some lady who has lost her wallet. In the streets, Nova and Felicitá patrol the streets, and when she bumps into a thief, she reads the thief's mind. They pursue the man and take back the wallet. The thief's friends bash on the Arcana Famiglia's family, and Nova and Felicitá teach them a lesson. With the wallet return, Debito tells Nova to thank Felicitá.
Luca: Oh, you hate chickpea?
As the day goes by, Nova hands Felicitá some fertilizer for the flowers. She asks Nova about his technique, and Nova explains he learns the move from Sumire to prevent bloodshed. When Felicitá mentions that Mama expects great things from him, Nova tells Felicitá that she does not understand anything. He tells Felicitá that her father did the Arcana Duello to make Felicitá work harder to become stronger. In Nova's past, his father and mother praised Nova and tells him that they will eventually take over the mafia family. Next day, Luca finds Felicitá sad, and Felicitá mentions it's hard to be friends with some folks. In Nova's study, Luca tells Nova to be nice to Felicitá who is trying to be friendly with him. Nova refuses to explain about his past to Felicitá, and Luca asks Felicitá to come in. Felicitá brings chickpea soup for Nova who is offended because of Libertà's nickname.
In the lab, Felicitá investigates under Nova's orders. Jolly finds Felicitá looking around and explains that he changes the locks every now and then. Jolly knows that Felicitá is here to investigate improper funding and spending by Jolly's field. After Felicitá leaves, Jolly opens up a curtain that reveals a body floating in a tank. Felicitá takes the documents to Nova who sees that Jolly has notes about his parents. Felicitá thinks Jolly is looking for a cure; however, Nova states that he has put them to sleep for seven years with his Arcana Powers. He explains that his parents has used him as a tool to take over the family by having Nova kill Sumire and Mondo. Upon hearing this, Felicitá cries, and Nova thanks her for worrying about him. Though, he asks her to leave him alone.
After that incident, Felicitá sees Libertà training hard. Nova talks with Sumire about his confession to Felicitá. Sumire tries to reassure Nova that Felicitá will be there for him, but Nova does not believe that Felicitá will not understand him at all.
Points of Interest
- This marks the first time that Nova's flashback is revealed. He is seen with young Felicitá and Luca.
- Giappone is an Italian word for Japan.
- Japanese Name: (幼なじみ, Osananajimi)
- Italian Name: Amici d’infanzia
- Opening Theme: "Magenta Another Sky" by Hitomi Harada
- Ending Theme: "Pieces of Treasure" by Jun Fukuyama & Tsubasa Yonaga