Rinroku Kaishou has been invited to the taping of a TV program where he is supposed to sit on a panel with some of his biggest critics. Rinroku shows up, but a few seconds later leaves to take a phone call. The studio then explodes, injuring Rinroku and several of the guests. However, when Rie tries to run to the hospital, she sees her father alive and well, planning to head out.
Elsewhere, Inga tries to find Bettenou, and Yuuki tries to hunt Bettenou down in his own way when Inga disappears for a long time after that. Rie soon hires him to find out who really planted the bomb at the studio and what really happened to her father Rinroku. However, Rinroku is now the prime suspect of the bombing and tensions are brewing between his critics and the security forces assigned to guard him.