Kimagure Orange Road
"The Photogenic Girl"
Volume 13, Story 6
WB Volume 8, Story 1
Written and illustrated by Matsumoto Izumi

Translation by : Larry Greenfield (with special thanks to Hitoshi Doi)
Additional translation & full-script typesetting by : Craig Nishida
Editing and Additional help by : Paul Hirose
                                 Craig Nishida
                                 Leo Hourvitz

Last revision : 08-26-95

Comments?  Corrections?  Suggestions?  Please send them to:
     kor-trans@gnu.ai.mit.edu

NOTE: WBp#'s are printed first, Normal manga pages in parentheses()
NOTE: Translation is done from the WB manga, so there may be a few
      extras to those of you not having them.
      Example: The subtitles on page 6 (110) are only in the WBs!
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p 6 (110)--TITLE PAGE

[A half-portrait of Madoka, done in the style of a charcoal-drawing.]

MAIN TITLE (at top)               ___________   ______
  The Photogenic Girl             fotojenikku - ga--ru

SUB-TITLE (at bottom)                                  _______
  I Want to Color the Canvas      YUME miru  KOKORO no kambasu o
  of My Dreaming Heart...         to-dream   heart  's canvas (O)

                                  SOmete-mitai             na
                                  want-to-color-(and-see)  (rhet)

  With the Color of You...        anata IRO...
                                  you   color

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p 7 (111)

1
[Exterior evening shot of the Hiyama residence.]
sign:
  Hiyama                          HIYAMA

2
[Tight shot of the phone.]
phone FX:
                         #RRRR#

3
Mrs. Hiyama:
  Hikaru, it's a phone call       hikaru  madoka-san kara  DENWA     yo
  from Madoka-san.                        from-Madoka      phone-call

4
[Isolated shot of the closed door to Hikaru's bedroom.]
Mrs. Hiyama: [off]
  Hikaru.                         hikaru

5
[Half-portrait, 1/4 rear view of Hikaru in her bedroom.  She appears somber.]
Mrs. Hiyama: [off]
  Can you hear me?                kikoete-ru no

  Phone call!                     DENWA yo!

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p 8 (112)

1
[Pov shifts to show her face.  She looks subdued, looking off-panel.]

2
Hikaru:
  Tell her I don't want to        IMA  DEtakunai             to itte!
  talk now!                       now  not-want-to-come-out  saying-that

3
[Her mother stares at the closed door.]
Mrs. Hiyama:
  ?                               ?

4
[Madoka stands at ABCB, in apron, phone in hand.]
Madoka:
  I see.                          sou desu ka

  Well...  Sorry to bother        ja...  SHITSUREI shimashita
  you.                            then   was-rude

5
[Madoka looks down at the phone looking a bit bewildered.]
phone receiver FX:                ______
                        kacha_

6
Master:
  Ayukawa-kun, a customer!        AYUKAWA-kun o-KYAKU-san!

Madoka:
  Okay...                         ......hai

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p 9 (113)

1
[Exterior shot of a store.]
Kyousuke: [off]
  Hey...  Which one do you        naa...  dore  ga  i--   to OMOu?
  think is nice?                          which (S) nice  think-that

2
[Inside, Kurumi smiles at a teddy bear she holds up in her hands.  Manami
 watches her and Kyousuke yells.]
Kurumi:                                                              _____
  I like this cute one!           atashi kore       ga   kawaikutte  suki_!
                                  I      this-(one) (S)  cute-(and)  liking

Kyousuke:
  We didn't come to buy a toy     omae no omocha  KAi ni kite
  for you!                        your-toy        coming-to-buy

                                  n     ja nai   n da     yo!
                                  (nom) are-not  (explan)

3
[Manami holds a porcelain cup.]
Manami:
  I think something like this     atashi wa   kore       nanka
  is nice...                      I      (T)  this-(one) the-likes-of

                                  i--   to OMOu     kedo...
                                  nice  think-that  but

4
[Shot of some fine china displayed on shelves.]
Manami: [off]
  But Ayukawa-san is very         AYUKAWA-san tte  OTONA ppoi  kara
  mature, so I wonder if she                  (T)  adult-like  that's-why
  wouldn't prefer something       ______
  that's chic and not just        shikku de        kazari_KE no nai     mono
  ornamental.                     chic   be-(and)  plain/not-ornamental thing

                                  no ho-- ga yorokobu  n ja nai      ka na
                                  be-more-pleased      (explan/neg)  I-wonder

Kyousuke: [off]
  Yeah, but at these prices...    un  demo  kono NEDAN...
                                      but   this-price
                                  ___
  It's beyond the reach of        ore no kozukai ja      o-TEage da        yo
  my allowance.                   with-my-allowance-(T)  throw-up-one's-hands

5
[He holds a porcelain duck in one hand and a china carafe in the other.  His
 sisters cross their arms in obvious annoyance.]
Kyousuke:
  That one!  This one!            a-- demo nai  ko-- demo nai!

Kurumi/Manami:
  Hurry up and decide!            HAYAku  KImenasai       yo
                                  fast    decide-(command)

  You've already been like        mo--     2 JIKAN mo   so-- yatte
  that for 2 hours, going         already  2-hours too  doing-like-that
  back and forth...
                                  mayotte-ru    n da      kara...
                                  are-wavering/ (explan)  that's-why
                                  vacillating

6
Manami/Kurumi:
  You indecisive guy!!            kono YUUJUUFUDAN otoko_!!
                                  this indecisive  man

Kyousuke: [recoiling]
  Ulp!                            gu_!

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p 10 (114)

1
[Exterior evening shot of the Kasuga apartment building.]
narration:
  Tomorrow is Ayukawa's           ashita   wa   AYUKAWA no 17-SAI no
  17th birthday...                tomorrow (T)          's 17th

                                  TANJOUBI...
                                  birthday

2
[Pov from outside, as he opens the sliding door to the balcony.]
sliding door FX:                  _____
                         gara_

narration:
  But...                          demo...
                                                    _________
  When it comes to presents...    iza               purezento to naru to...
                                  when-it-comes-to  when-comes-to-presents

  I can't easily make up my       nakanaka      kimerarenai      mon     de
  mind.                           (not)-easily  am-not-resolved  person  being

3
[He stares off into the distance.]
narration:
  What sort of thing would        AYUKAWA tte  donna mono          agetara
  make Ayukawa happy?                     (T)  what-kind-of-thing  if-give

                                  yorokonde-kureru      n darou
                                  be-pleased-(with-me)  (poss-explan)

Kyousuke:                                           _________
  Presents for girls are so       ONNA no KO e  no  purezento tte
  difficult...                    to-girls      's  present   (T)

                                  muzukashii  naa
                                  difficult   (rhet)

4
[He turns to look back over his shoulder at Manami.]
Manami:
  What sort of thing does         AYUKAWA-san ga   donna mono
  Ayukawa-san want?                           (S)  what-kind-of-thing

                                  hoshigatte-ru ka
                                  is-wanting    (?)
                                  ____________
  If you're her classmate,        kurasume--to no    oni--chan  dattara
  oniichan, shouldn't you         classmate    (nom)            if-is
  naturally know?
                                  SHItte-te    TOUZEN
                                  are-knowing  naturally/of-course

                                  na  n ja nai?
                                  is  (explan/neg)

5
[He stares at her wide-eyed.]
narration:
  I don't know...                 SHIranai...

  Now that you mention it,        so-- ieba            marukkiri!
  I have absolutely no idea!      come-to-think-of-it  completely

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p 11 (115)

1
Kyousuke: [yelling]
  It's *because* I don't          wakannai  kara        ki--te-ru
  know that I'm asking!           not-know  that's-why  am-asking

                                  n ja nai ka!

Manami:
  You don't have to yell.         donara  nakute mo i--   desho
                                  yell    unnecessary     poss-be

2
[His pov of Manami, who raises a forefinger and smiles.]
Manami:
  But...  If that's the           demo ne    sore        dattara...
  case...                         but        that-(one)  if-it-is

  Then wouldn't it be nice        oni--chan no TAISETSU  ni shite-ru mono   o
  if you gave her something                 's important as/for      thing (O)
  that means a lot to you,
  oniichan?                       okureba     i--   n ja nai?
                                  if-present  nice  (explan/neg)

3
Kyousuke:                         ___
  Something...  That means a      ore no......   TAISETSU   ni shite-ru mono?
  lot to me?                      my             important  as/for      thing

4
[Smiling, she turns and leaves.]
Manami:
  Whatever it is, girls are       ONNA no KO tte  so-- yu--    no
  happy about receiving that      girls      (T)  that-kind-of (nom)
  kind of thing.
                                  donna mono demo  ureshii mon    yo
                                  whatever-thing   happy   person

5
Kyousuke:
  Hmm...                          fumu...

6
[He turns to look outside, up at the sky.]
Kyousuke:
  Something that means a          TAISETSU na mono...
  lot...
  Hmm.                            nee

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p 12 (116)

1
[Takashi enters carrying a huge stack of photo albums.]
Takashi:
  Kyousuke, could you give me     KYOUSUKE  chotto  TETSUDAtte-kurenai  ka
  a hand for a bit?                         a-bit   not-help-(me)       (?)

2
[The albums lie piled on the table.  Kyousuke looks through one and picks up
 a picture.]
Takashi:
  I want to arrange these         SHIGOTO de  totta  SHASHIN  no
  files of pics that were         for-work    taken  pictures 's
  taken for work in order,        _____
  and...                          fairu  SEIRI shitai      n da     ga...
                                  file   want-to-arrange/  (explan) and/but
                                         put-in-order

3
Kyousuke:
  Ah!  This is the picture        a  kore        MUKASHI
  of Ayukawa that Dad took           this-(one)  long-ago
  a while back.                   _____
                                  oyaji ga   totta  AYUKAWA no SHASHIN!
                                  dad   (S)  taken          's picture

4
Kyousuke: [blushing]
 (Oh, this is cute!)              (a kore kawaii!)

5
[The picture in question--Madoka facial portrait.]

6
Kyousuke:
  Umm...  Can I have this         ano~~~~  kono SHASHIN moratte ii?
  picture?                                 this-picture having  okay

Takashi:                          ____
  I have the negative, so if      nega      wa   aru  kara
  it's just a print, I don't      negatives (T)  have that's-why
  mind.                           _______
                                  purinto nara      kamawan  yo
                                  print   if-it-is  not-mind

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p 13 (117)

1
[He goes into his bedroom and closes the door behind him.  With both hands,
 he holds the picture to his grinning face.]
Kyousuke:
 (Heh heh...                      (he he......

  I got something nice.           i-- mon     moratchatta
                                  good-thing  got-(finality)

  I'd better take good care       TAISETSU ni shi yo!)
  of it!)

door FX:                          _____
                            batan

2
[He stares off-panel at his closet, while putting the photo in his shirt
 pocket.]
narration:
  That's it!!                     so-- da_!!

3
[He tosses things out of his closet.]
Kyousuke FX:                      ____ ____
                   gasa goso

Kyousuke:
 (Let's see...                    (etto...

  I'm sure it was around          TASHIka  kono hen ni   atta      hazu...)
  here...)                        certain  in-this-area  was-here  likelihood

4
Kyousuke:
  Found it!                       atta!

5
[It's the disqualified picture from chapter 8.2, "The Shutter Chance."
 Kyousuke catches a smiling Madoka in his arms.]

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p 14 (118)

1
[Full-portrait of Madoka runs down the length of this page.  She walks down
 the street in long pants and Herge sweatshirt.]
narration:
  And then, the next day...       soshite YOKUJITSU...

2
[Hikaru comes out of a store carrying a huge package in her arms.  To her left,
 Madoka approaches.  Madoka sees Hikaru.]
awning sign:
  Writing Materials               BUMBOUGU

Hikaru:
  Hup.                            yoishotto

3
[Hikaru sees Madoka and looks appalled.]
awning sign:
  Stationery                      BUNGU

Hikaru:
  AH!                             a!

sidewalk sign:                    ______
  Copies--15 yen.                 kopi-- 15-EN

4
[Hikaru runs off and hides around a corner.]
Madoka:
  Hika...                         hika...

Hikaru FX:                        _____
                            sasa_

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p 15 (119)

1
[Looking worriedly over her shoulder, Hikaru runs off.]
Hikaru footsteps FX:              ___ ___ ___
                  ta_ ta_ ta_

2
Madoka:
  ?                               ?

3
[Exterior daytime shot of the Kasuga apartment building.]
phone FX: [off]
                         #RRRR#

4
[Kurumi answers it.]
Kurumi:
  Yes, hello!                     hai moshimoshi!

  Ah, Hikaru-chan?!               a hikaru-chan?!

  Huh?  Oniichan?                 e oni--chan?

5
[Holding her phone, Hikaru blushes in surprise to hear...]
phone:
  Oniichan?                       oni--chan nara
                                       _____
  He's in the TOILET right        IMA  toire ni   haitte-ru   yo
  now.                            now  in-toilet  is-entering

  The big one!                    o--kii yatsu!

6
[Sitting on the toilet with pants rolled down, Kyousuke slaps a palm to his
 forehead.]
Kyousuke:                                  ____
 (You...  Idiot.)                 (ano...  baka)

7
[Hikaru smiles nervously.]
phone:
  Shall I go call him?            yonde-koyo-- ka?

Hikaru:
  Ahh...  No, that's okay.        a...iya  ii wa yo

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p 16 (120)

1
Hikaru:
  Sempai's father had the         ano...  SEMPAI no oto--sama tte
  opportunity to take some                       's father    (T)
  pictures of Madoka-san and
  me before, didn't he...         IZEN    atashi ya  madoka-san no
                                  before  I      and            's

                                  SHASHIN   totte-kureta    koto  atta desho
                                  pictures  taken-(for-us)  case  poss-had

2
[Kurumi smiles.]
phone:
  So please, I need one of        soko de  o-negai  madoka-san no SHASHIN
  Madoka-san's pictures...        so/then  please              's picture

                                  ICHI-MAI       hoshii     n da     kedo...
                                  one-(counter)  want/need  (explan) but

Kurumi:
  Sure.  Okay!                    un i-- yo!

  I'll have oniichan deliver      oni--chan ni  todokesaseru!!
  it!!                            by-oniichan   make-deliver

3
[Face flushed, Kyousuke stomps into the room.  Kurumi turns to look.]
Kyousuke:
  You.  Don't humiliate me.       omae  HAJIkakaseru na             yo
                                  you   don't-put-to-shame/disgrace
                                  _______   ____
  I'll lose my image!             ime--ji - daun mo   i-- toko   da ze
                                  image     down too  good-point is !

Kurumi: [blankly]                 _______   ____          ______
  "Losing one's image" are        ime--ji - daun tte      suteki na HITO ni
  words used to describe          image     down (quote)  by-great-people
  great people.
                                  TAIshite      TSUKAu  KOTOBA  yo
                                  in-regard-to  use     words

4
Kurumi: [matter-of-factly]
  For you, oniichan, there is     kore IJOU    sagariyo-- mo nai
  nothing more to lose...         beyond-this  decline    there-is-nothing

                                  oni--chan de wa......
                                  by-oniichan  (contrast)

[Kyousuke gets in her face.]

Kyousuke:
  BY THE WAY, WHAT DID SHE        tokoro-de   nanno YOU              da
  WANT?                           by-the-way  what-kind-of-business  is

                                  tte?
                                  (quote)

5
[She stares up at the ceiling, in thought.]
Kurumi:
  ..........                      ..........

6
[She smiles in embarrassment.]
Kurumi:
  I forgot.                       WASUrechatta

Kyousuke:
  That's why you're useless.      anta wa   sore       da kara
                                  you  (T)  that-(one) therefore

                                  komaru
                                  be-at-a-loss

7
Kurumi:
  Oh yeah, that's right.          a so-- so--

  She said something about        nanka      oni--chan ni  kite hoshii
  wanting you to come by!         something  by-oniichan   want-to-come

                                  n da      tte!
                                  (explan)  (quote)

Kyousuke: [smiling]
  Then she probably said that     ja    tabun     AYUKAWA no tokoro ni
  we'll go to Ayukawa's place     then  probably  to-Ayukawa's-place
  together.
                                  ISSHO ni  iko--     tte      koto
                                  together  shall-go  (quote)  (nom)

                                  na  n da     na
                                  is  (explan)

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p 17 (121)

1
[Another view of the picture of Madoka carried in his arms.]

2
[He holds it in both hands and studies it.]
narration:
  Anyway...                       tonikaku...
                                  _________
  I've decided on the             purezento wa   KImatta  shi...
  present...                      present   (T)  decided  and-besides

  Let's go!!                      itte-miyo--       ka!!
                                  shall-go-and-see  (?)

3
[He puts the picture in his shirt pocket.]
picture FX:                       ___
                          su_

4
[Closing the front door behind him, he smiles and pats his shirt pocket.]
door FX:                          _____
                            batan

narration:
  Heh heh...                      he he...
                                                ___
  This picture is the most        kono SHASHIN  ore no  ICHIBAN TAISETSU na
  important thing to me...        this-picture  my      most-important

                                  mono...
                                  thing

  I'll give it to Ayukawa!        kore        o   AYUKAWA ni  ageru
                                  this-(one) (O)  to-Ayukawa  give

                                  n da!
                                  (explan)

5
[A view across a street at some stores.]

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p 18 (122)

1
[Exterior daytime shot of the Hiyama residence.]
sign:
  Hiyama                          HIYAMA

2
[Hikaru answers the door.  Kyousuke smiles.]
Kyousuke:
  Hello-o-o.                      konchi wa~~

3
[Surprising him, she drags him inside by the wrist.]
Hikaru:
  Hurry, hurry!                   HAYAku HAYAku

Hikaru/Kyousuke FX:               ____ ____
                       dota dota

4
[His pov of her head as she continues to drag him along behind her.]
Hikaru:
  Now, hurry and give me the      saa  HAYAku   DAshite-kudasai     SHASHIN!
  picture, please!                     quickly  bring-out-(please)  picture

5
Kyousuke:
  EH?                             e?

6
[Stopping, she looks back at him with a serious expression.]
Hikaru:
  You brought Madoka-san's        madoka-san no SHASHIN  motte-kita
  picture, didn't you?                       's picture  brought

                                  n desho?
                                  (poss-explan)

Kyousuke FX:                      _____
                           giku_

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p 19 (123)

1
[A horrified look comes to his face.]
narration:
  Wh-what?                        na nan da

  H-how does Hikaru-chan          do do--shite  hikaru-chan ga
  know?                              why                    (S)

                                  SHItte-ru   n da?
                                  is-knowing  (explan)

  I-I see.                        so so-- ka

  That Kurumi must have           kurumi no yatsu  shaberi-yagatta     na!!
  blabbed it!!                    that-Kurumi      chattered-(contempt)

2
[A view looking back down the hall to the front door.]
Hikaru: [off]
  Hurry and show it to me,        HAYAku  misete-kudasai!
  please!                         fast    show-(please)

narration:
  I can't very well show her      ano SHASHIN   o   miseru
  that picture!!                  that-picture (O)  show

                                  wake ni wa ikanai  yo!!
                                  can't-very-well

Kyousuke: [off]
  N-no...                         i iya...

3
[With a smile, Hikaru reaches over to the photo sticking out of his shirt
 pocket.]
Hikaru:
  Ah, this is it!                 a kore desu ne_!

Kyousuke:
  AH!                             a_

4
[He tries to grab it, but she deftly snatches it away.]
Kyousuke:
  N-no!!                          da dame_!!

Hikaru FX:                        ____
                          hyoi

5
[She loses her grip on it and it falls to the floor.]
photo FX:                         _____
                hara_

6
[They both stare down at it.]
Kyousuke:                         ___
  AH!                             ha_

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p 20 (124)

1
[She kneels to pick it up.]

2
[Kyousuke can only stare in horror.]
Kyousuke:
 (I-it's all over-r-r!!)          (o o-shimai daa~~~~~~_!!)

3
[His portrait of Hikaru as she turns the picture over and studies it.]

4
Hikaru: [smiling]
  Hmm!                            fumu!

  It sure is Sempai's father!!    sasuga        SEMPAI no oto--sama ne!!
                                  truly/indeed         's father    (rhet)

  He took a great one...          umaku  torete-ru...
                                  well   is-able-to-take-(a-pic)

5
Kyousuke:
  EH?!                            e_

6
Hikaru:
  I didn't have a picture         atashi  madoka-san no ii HYOUJOU
  of Madoka-san with a nice       I                  's nice-facial-expression
  expression on her face...
                                  shite-ru  SHASHIN tte  motte-nakute...
                                  is-doing  picture (T)  not-having

  I remembered that your          SEMPAI no oto--sama ni  totte-itadaita
  father took some pictures,      by-your-father          taken-(for-me)
  and asked Kurumi-chan.
                                  no     OMOiDAshite     kurumi-chan ni
                                  (nom)  remember-(and)  to-Kurumi

                                  tanondoita                   n desu
                                  requested-(for-future-sake)  (explan)

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p 21 (125)

1
[Kyousuke leans over Hikaru's shoulder to look at the picture.]

2
[It's the first photo.  A facial portrait of a smiling Madoka.]

3
[He nervously and with wide eyes reaches for his shirt pocket.]
narration:
  Oh, I see.                      a so--ka

  This picture...                 kono SHASHIN...

  Come to think of it, I          so-- ieba            kino--
  put it in this pocket           come-to-think-of-it  yesterday
  yesterday and left it                _______
  there...                        kono poketto ni  Ireta   mama
                                  in-this-pocket   put-in  as-it-is

                                  datta  n da...
                                  was    (explan)

4
[Hikaru leads the way into her bedroom.]
Hikaru:                                      ________
  The details should go well      kore de    dite--ru ga   umaku  iku hazu!
  with this!                      with-this  details  (S)  well   should-go

door FX:                          ______
                          gacha_

5
[Standing before an easel, she puts on an apron.  Kyousuke stares.]
Hikaru:
  Now for...  The finishing       sate to...  SAIGO no shiage   da!
  touches!                        well        finishing-touches are

6
[A view of Hikaru's drawing.  It is an excellent half-portrait of Madoka.]

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p 22 (126)

1
[Kyousuke stares wide-eyed.]

2
Kyousuke:
  Wowww!                          hee----_

  Hikaru-chan, you're a great     hikaru-chan tte  E        umai      n da ne!
  artist!                                     (T)  drawing  skillful  (explan)

Hikaru: [beaming]
  Eh heh!                         ufu!

  Really?                         so-- desu kaa?

  I like drawing a lot.           atashi  kekko--  E o kaku  notte
                                  I       quite    draw      taking-part-in

                                  SUki na  n desu   yo
                                  liking   (explan)

3
Hikaru:
  This is my birthday             kore       ga   atashi no  madoka-san e
  present to Madoka-san!          this-(one) (S)  my         to-Madoka
                                         _________   _________
                                  no     ba--sudei - purezento!
                                  (nom)  birthday-present

4
[Another view of the drawing.]
narration:
  What a surprise!                korya odoroki...!

5
[He leans in real close to get a good view of the drawing.]
Kyousuke:
  ......  Yeah.  It's a good      ......un  yoku NIte-ru
  likeness.

Hikaru:                           ______
  If I asked her to be a          moderu ni   natte-kure         nante
  model, I'm sure she'd feel      into-model  turn-into-(for-me) the-likes-of
  embarrassed and refuse.
                                  tanondara  kitto   HAzukashigatte
                                  if-ask     surely  feel-embarrassed-(and)

                                  KOTOWArarechau         shi
                                  be-refused-(finality)  and-besides

  And just from my mind's eye,    SOUZOU dake ja           imaichi
  it doesn't quite look like      by-just-imagination-(T)  lack-something
  her, y'know.
                                  NInai         n desu   yo ne
                                  not-resemble  (explan)    (rhet)

6
narration:
  I've discovered a secret        hikaru-chan no kakureta
  talent of Hikaru-chan!                      's hidden/unknown

                                  SAINOU  HAKKEN!
                                  talent  discovery

Kyousuke:                         _____
  Why don't you become a manga    manga-KA ni        demo          nattara?
  artist?                         into-manga-artist  or-something  if-become

Hikaru: [delighted]
  C'mon-n-n!                      ya da~~~~_!

  Really, Sempai!                 SEMPAI ttara

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p 23 (127)

1
[Exterior shot of ABCB.]

2
[Madoka holds up the drawing and looks at it, visibly happy and surprised.]
Madoka:
  Wahhh.  This is for me?!        waa  kore        atashi ni?!
                                       this-(one)  for-me

3
Master:
  Wowww!  It's really good.       he----_  umai     mon    ja nai ka
                                  wow      skillful thing

Hikaru: [embarrassed]
  Ohh!                            he--_

4
Hikaru:
  I've been drawing all night     kino-- kara     TETSUYA de    kaite-ta
  since yesterday.                from-yesterday  in-overnight  was-drawing

                                  n desu
                                  (explan)

  I was worried that I            maniawanai      ka to OMOtchatta!
  wouldn't finish in time!        not-be-in-time  was-worried-that-(finality)

Madoka:
  You went to a lot of            taihen             datta  no ne!
  trouble!                        serious/difficult  was

5
Madoka:
  So that's why you didn't        sore de  DENWA ni       DEnakattari
  come to the phone, and          and-so   to-phone-call  was-not-coming-
  gave me the cold shoulder                               out-(and)
  when we met...
                                  Atte-mo        sokkenakattari shita
                                  even-tho-meet  was-cold/brusque-(and)

                                  wake...
                                  reason

Hikaru:
  I'm sorry...                    suimasen...

6
Madoka:
  Thank you, Hikaru!              hikaru arigato!

  I'll treasure this!!            TAISETSU ni suru wa!!

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p 24 (128)

1
[Kyousuke's pov as the other three turn to look at him.]
Hikaru:
  By the way, Sempai, are         tokoro-de   SEMPAI wa?
  you...?                         by-the-way         (T)

Hikaru/Master/Madoka FX:
                          jiro_

2
[He stands and imitates a deer caught in the headlights.]

3
Kyousuke: [nervously]             _   ___
  M-me?                           o...ore?

4
[He holds a hand to his shirt pocket.]
narration:
  I give up.                      maitta na

  I can't possibly hand over      hikaru-chan no MAE ja   totemo
  that picture in front of        in-front-of-Hikaru-(T)  not...possibly-at-all
  Hikaru-chan...
                                  ano SHASHIN   watasenai        yo naa
                                  that-picture  can't-hand-over     (rhet)

5
[He winks and waves at Hikaru while turning to leave.]
Kyousuke:                             ___
  Ah...  I forgot it.             a...ore  WASUrete-kichatta
                                      I    went-and-forgot-(finality)

  I-I'll just go and get it       chi chotto  tori ni itte-kuru       yo
  real quick.                         a-bit   going-to-go-for-(a-thing)

narration:
  I'll somehow substitute         nantoka  hoka no mono de
  something else and secretly     somehow  by-another-thing
  give her the picture later
  on...  Right?!                  o-CHA o  nigoshite          SHASHIN wa
                                  tea  (O) make-turbid-(and)  picture (T)
                                  

                                  GOJITSU   sotto...  ne!
                                  later-on  secretly  (rhet)

6
[He returns to the cash register, where Madoka stands, and reaches for his
 shirt pocket.]
Kyousuke:
  Oh yeah, that's right.          a so-- so--
                                                      ________
  I'll pay for the coffee         toriaezu            ko--hi-- DAI
  for now.                        for-the-time-being  coffee   fee/fare

                                  harattoku            yo
                                  pay-(for-future-sake)

Madoka:
  You can do that later!          sonna...      ato de      i--  wa yo!
                                  that-kind-of  afterwards  okay

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p 25 (129)

1
[He pulls out his wallet, and a photo comes out.]
photo FX:                         _____
                           poro_

2
[The two of them watch as it flutters down to the counter.]

3
[It lands face-down.]
writing on back of photo:
  To Ayukawa.                     AYUKAWA e

  Happy Birthday.                 TANJOUBI omedetou

4
[Blushing, he turns and hightails it out the door.]
Kyousuke:                                          ________
  Ah, th-that's for the           a so sore        ko--hi-- DAI!
  coffee!                              that-(one)  coffee   fee

  Keep it!                        tottoite!

  B-bye!!                         ji jaa ne!!

door FX:                          _____
                          karan

5
[Madoka smiles gently as she turns the photo over and studies it in her hands.]
narration:
  May 25th...                     5-GATSU 25-NICHI...

  Starting today, Ayukawa         AYUKAWA madoka  KYOU kara   17-SAI!
  Madoka is 17!                                   from-today  17-years

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