The results of the recording session are posted. Haruka is
still being teased about her not being able to play piano on that day. Haruka
is asked to play piano again, but her hands freeze up. Ittoki and the others
try to cheer her up. Haruka tries to remember why she started to play piano.
The results of the recording session are posted, Haruka
passes! Those that didn’t pass are to do a retake next week. Haruka, still not
that confident in her composing abilities, decides to keep trying. Tokiya is not satisfied with his low rating, and tries to
talk to Mr. Hyuuga, his teacher, about it. Mr. Hyouga said even though Tokiya
sang extremely well, he lacked heart. At this rate he will lose his place in S
class. Tokiya walks by Haruka, she tries to apologize to him.
Tokiya wonders out loud if she is just trying to get in his good books so she
can meet his brother Hayato. Haruka says it’s not like that, Tokiya quickly says
sorry and walks away.
The class is still suspicious about Haruka, remembering that
she was not able to read sheet music. Shibuya and Ittoki try to comfort her. Ringo
tries to get Haruka to play piano in class again. Haruka, listening to other’s
muttering rumors about her, has a mental breakdown and runs out of class. Ittoki tries telling Ringo what is happening after class.
Ringo laughs it off and says, this isn’t an ordinary school, if you cannot
bounce back after something then you are going to get kicked out. Masato
overhears this conversation.
Haruka is approached by the same black cat that she saw on
the night she met Tokiya. She names it Kupuru, and decides to go get cat food
for it. At the pet store she sees Masato there. Masato says it must be tough
for her. Haruka condemns herself for being too naïve and runs off.
As Haruka tries to practice piano later, for some reason her
fingers freeze up, and Shibuya comes to find her since she was worried. Ittoki
plans on baking a cake, with the help of Shou and Natsuki, to give to Haruka.
Ittoki tells his plans to his roommate, Tokiya, and tries to explain what he
likes about her. It turns out none of them actually know how to cook or bake.
The next day Haruka tries practicing piano again. Her
fingers freeze up again, and this time Masato walks in on her. It seems Masato
had a similar childhood to Haruka. He learned piano from his old butler, while
his strict father scared him sometimes. Haruka tries remembering what it was like
when she first started playing piano for fun, one of her first songs was
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Masato then performs a song for Haruka, a song that
he wrote after he met her. He then helps her practice some more and the next day Haruka
performs for Ringo and the rest of the class. Haruka thanks him after ward.
Masato thanks her also. Masato remembers on the day of the entrance exam seeing
Haruka teaching children in the park how to sing. This inspired him.