Includes the afterword for volume 2. LINE is an (originally Japanese) instant messaging application. The “stickers” she mentions are small images and emoticons sold by artists through LINE for a fee, allowing users to embed them in their messages. And yes, that quote from this chapter is actually on the volume’s sleeve.
Wait, this looks familiar… Well, yes. This chapter has been heavily revised for the tankoubon publication; compared to the magazine version it adds 18 entirely new pages to the story and heavily changes 24 in both wording and artwork. So a re-read is definitely highly recommended. We are keeping the magazine version around so you […]
Yamada is a lucky girl. Note: This is the version originally printed in the Hirari magazine and the chapter was changed significantly for the volume release. Unless you’re curious about the old artwork, get that one.
Kase and Yamada enter their third year of school and end up in the same class together. Things are looking rosy at first, but her lack of dating experience is catching up with Yamada.
This chapter is a prequel to the series. And yes, the upcoming chapters will actually take place after the marathon and show them as a couple.