Kimagure Orange Road
"And Then, Da Capo"
Volume 16, Story 3
WB Volume 9, Story 8
Written and illustrated by Matsumoto Izumi

Translation by : Tonghyun "Vajra" Kim (13 May 1992)
Special thanks to : Peter Payne
Additional translation & full-script typesetting by : Craig Nishida
Editing and Additional help by : Paul Hirose
                                 Craig Nishida
                                 Matthew Akira Klippenstein
                                 Scott Henry

Last revision : 09-01-95

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 163 (45) are only in the WBs!
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p 163 (45)--TITLE PAGE

[Shoulders touching, Kyousuke and 17-year-old Madoka stand under the Tree of
 Memories.  Kyousuke adjusts the red straw hat which sits upon his head.]

MAIN TITLE (at top)                         __   ______
  And Then, Da Capo               soshite   da - ka--po
                                  and/then  da-capo

SUB-TITLE (at bottom)
  Worrying About the Shoulder     fureau    KATAgoshi       KI ni shite-ru...
  That's Touched...               come-in-  one's-shoulder  are-worrying-about
                                  contact-with
                                              ______
  The Destination of His          aitsu    no ha--to no IkiSAKI      o!
  Heart!                          that-guy 's heart  's destination (O)

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p 164 (46)

[This page and the next are black-bordered, denoting the dream sequence.]

1
[Flashback pic of young Madoka kissing Kyousuke under the tree.]

2
[Madoka pulls away from his lips.  But this Madoka looks older than the young
 version who really kissed him.]
narration:
  But...                          shikashi...
                                             ________   ____
  The person who first kissed     AYUKAWA no fa--suto - kisu no AITE    tte...
  Ayukawa...  Was it really               's first-kiss      's partner (T)
  okay for it to be me...?!
                                  HONTOU ni  ore de   yokatta
                                  really     with-me  was-good

                                  no daro-- ka..........?!

3
narration:
  Could it be...                  hoka ni......

  That there was someone else     chanto    AITE    ga   ita        no ni
  she was supposed to kiss,       properly  partner (S)  was-there  even-tho
  but I simply cut in between     ___
  the two...?!                    ore wa   TAN ni  sono futari no AIDA ni
                                  I   (T)  merely  in-between-those-2-people

                                  warikonjatta      dake  na no de wa...?!
                                  cut-in-(finality) just

4
[High-school-aged Madoka stands before him, arms crossed.]

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p 165 (47)

1
[She looks irritated.]
Madoka:
  ......  Kasuga-kun.             ......  KASUGA-kun

2
Kyousuke:                         ___
  AH!                             ha_

Kyousuke FX:                      _____
                           giku_

3
[She raises her hand high.]
Madoka:
  You were the one...             anata tte      HITO   wa..........
                                  you   (quote)  person (T)

  Who tricked me as a child!      KODOMO no atashi o   taburakashite!
                                  child  's me    (O)  deceiving

  You coward!!                    kono hikyo-- mono_!!

Madoka arm FX:                    ___
                          ba_

4
[Wide-eyed, he throws up both arms to ward off the blow.]
Kyousuke:
  N-no.  This is...  Uhh...!!     chi chigau  kore wa...  ano......!!

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p 166 (48)

1
[View looking up at the trees.  Beams of sunlight fill the air.]
Kyousuke: [off]
  OO-WAHHH!                       uwaa~~~~_

2
[Kyousuke comes to, lying under the tree.]
Kyousuke:
  ......  Hm?                     ......  n?

3
Kyousuke:
  ......  A dream?                ......  YUME ka

4
[He sits up, rubbing his forehead.]
narration:
  That's right...                 sou datta...
                                  ___
  I was left behind by            ore ji--chan ni  okizari ni sarete-shimatta
  jiichan.                        I   by-jiichan   was-left-behind-(finality)

                                  n da      yo na
                                  (explan)

  In this world of 6 years        kono 6-NEN-ZEN   no SEKAI ni...
  ago...                          this 6-years-ago 's world in

Kyousuke:
                           fu_

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p 167 (49)

1
[Young Madoka runs.  She's dressed in a sweater over a blouse, the miniskirt
 from last chapter, dark stockings and shoes.]
Madoka footsteps FX:              ___ ___ ___
                ta_ ta_ ta_

2
[Young Madoka stops and turns to look over her shoulder.]
young Hikaru: [off]
  Madoka-sa-a-an!                 madoka-sa--n!

3
[Madoka's pov of Hikaru.  Hikaru is dressed in jeans and sweatshirt.  Her
 hair's been cut so you can see her ears now.]
young Hikaru:
  Heh heh!                        he he--_

4
[Eyes wide, the two point fingers at each other.]
young Hikaru/Madoka:
  Huhhh!?!                        are~~~~~~_?!

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p 168 (50)

1
[Young Madoka bends to look little Hikaru in the eye.]
young Madoka:
  Hikaru, what happened to        hikaru  do-- shichatta
  you...?!                                what-happened-(finality)

                                  sono kakkou..........!
                                  that-appearance

young Hikaru: [smiling]
  You too, Madoka-san...          madoka-san koso...

2
young Hikaru: [beaming]           ________
  Wearing a skirt like that...    suka--to nanka         haichatte...
                                  skirt    the-likes-of  being-included-
                                                         (finality)

  Where are you going...?         doko-ka    iku no~~~~~~?
                                  somewhere  go  (?)

young Madoka: [forced smile]
  ..........                      ..........

  Nowhere really!                 chotto ne!

3
young Madoka:
  See ya!                         ja ne!

4
[A view down a deserted park path.]

5
[Young Madoka looks off to the side as she walks through the park.  Off to the
 other side, Kyousuke does the same.]
young Madoka:
  Huh?  I guess he isn't          are  mada  kite-nai     no     ka naa...
  here yet...                          yet   hasn't-come  (nom)  I-wonder

6
[He looks off-panel.]
Kyousuke:
 (Th-that voice is...!!)          (a ano KOE wa...!!)

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p 169 (51)

1
[A hand comes to rest on Kyousuke's shoulder.]
hand FX:                          _____
                            munzu

2
[Kyousuke is tugged into some bushes.]
hand FX:
                            gui

bush FX:                          _____
                         basa_

Kyousuke:
  Wah!!                           wa_!!

3
Grandpa:
  HI!!                            yoo_!!

Kyousuke:
  O-ojiichan.                     o oji--chan

4
[Grandpa sits and peels a large fruit with a knife.]
Grandpa:
  I came for you!!                mukae ni kita zo

  Well, let's go.                 saa  kaerou

knife FX:                         _____ _____
                  shari shari

5
Kyousuke:
  H-huh?  But, jiichan.           a are  datte  ji--chan

  I heard you weren't coming      hito TSUKI-GO    ja nai to  konai
  back until a month later...     one-month-later  is-not     not-come

                                  tte......
                                  (quote)

[Grandpa munches on his peeled fruit.]

Grandpa FX:                       _____
                          kapu_

Grandpa:
  And so I came from the world    da kara    IMA no washi wa   6-NEN   to
  of 6-years-and-1-month from     therefore  now 's me    (T)  6-years and
  now!
                                  hito GATSU-GO   no SEKAI kara  kita
                                  one-month-later 's world from  came

                                  n ja     yo!
                                  (explan)

6
Kyousuke:
  Ah!                             a_

7
Kyousuke:
  I-I see!                        so so-- ka!

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p 170 (52)

1
[Panels 1-3 are views of the sky overhead.]
narration:                                  ____
  And then I told ojiichan        soshite   boku wa   oji--chan to
  what happened after we          and/then  I    (T)  from-ojiichan
  were separated...
                                  hagurete kara   no dekigoto...
                                  after-straying  's event/occurrence

  That I became friends with      KODOMO no AYUKAWA to       NAKAyoku nari
  the younger Ayukawa, and        with-Ayukawa-of-childhood  become-friendly
  that I unavoidably saved her
  life even though I knew that    KANSHOU shite wa ikenai  to shiri-tsutsu mo
  I shouldn't interfere...        mustn't-interfere        even-tho-know-that

                                  yamu o ezu   INOCHI o   tasuketa koto...
                                  unavoidably  life  (O)  saved    (nom)

2
narration:                                     _chikara_
  That I tried to use the         sono TOKI ni  NOURYOKU   o  TSUKAou to shita
  Power then, but couldn't        at-that-time  the-Power (O) tried-to-use
  use it in this world of
  the past...!                    kedo  kono KAKO no SEKAI de     wa
                                  but   in-this-world-of-the-past (T)

                                  TSUKAenakatta  koto  nado o uchiaketa......!
                                  couldn't-use   (nom)        disclosed

3
[View of the sky.]

4
[View across the park.]
Grandpa: [off]
  Wh-wha-a-at?!!                  na nani----_!!

  You saved Madoka-chan in        kono SEKAI de  madoka-chan o
  this world?!                    in-this-world             (O)

                                  tasukete-shimatta  da   too--_?!
                                  saved-(finality)   are  (quote)

5
[Grandpa and Kyousuke sit on the ground, surrounded by bushes.  Kyousuke
 holds a palm to his forehead.]
Grandpa:
  You're saying that you          omae ga   sono INOCHI no ONJIN ni
  were the one who saved          you  (S)  into-that-person-who-saved-life
  her life?
                                  natte-shimatta          to yu--   ja  na?
                                  turned-into-(finality)  say-that  are

Kyousuke:                         ___
  Maybe I...                      ore...

  Did a terrible thing...         tondemonai koto  shichatta     no ka na...
                                  terrible-thing   did-(finality)   I-wonder

6
Grandpa:
  No.  Wait.                      iya  mate

  Then what did she say           de    6-NEN-GO      no KANOJO wa
  6 years from now about the      then  6-years-later 's she    (T)
  actions carried out by that
  person who saved her life?      sono INOCHI no ONJIN           ga
                                  that-person-who-saved-her-life (S)

                                  do-- yu-- KOUDOU     o   totta
                                  what-kind-of-action (O)  took/adopted

                                  to itte-otta?
                                  was-saying-that

Kyousuke:
  EH?!                            e?!

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p 171 (53)

1
Kyousuke:
  ..........                      ..........

  As I recall...                  tashika...

2
[A flashback of 1987 Madoka standing at the tree.]
Madoka: [flashback]
  He saved my life.               atashi no INOCHI  no ONJIN           na  no
                                  my-life           the-one-who-saved  is

  But before I could even         da kedo  o-REI   o  iu   mamonaku
  thank him, he was gone.            but   thanks (O) say  soon/before-long

                                  inaku        natte
                                  isn't-there  becoming

  Instead, here...                sono kawari  koko ni..........
                                  instead      at-this-place

Madoka FX: [flashback]            ___
                          su_

3
Grandpa:
  You're coming home with me      omae wa   IMA kara    washi to  kono mama
  now, right?                     you  (T)  after-this  with-me   like-this

                                  kaeru      n jaro?
                                  come-home  (poss-explan)

  You're going to be gone,        inaku        naru    n jaro?
  right?                          aren't-here  become  (poss-explan)

  It'll be just like she          KANOJO no KOTOBA  do--ri  ja nai ka!!
  said!!                          her-words         truth

4
[Kyousuke considers.]

5
Kyousuke:
  Ahhhh, I see!                   a---- so    sou ka!!
                                  ___
  If I return home to 6 years     ore ga   kono mama  6-NEN-GO ni
  from now...  It'll be fine!!    I   (S)  like-this  to-6-years-later

                                  kaereba...        i--   n da!!
                                  if-return-home    fine  (explan)

Grandpa:
  Exactly!                        sono toori_

6
narration:
  W-wow!                          na...nanto!

  That means the person who       AYUKAWA no INOCHI no ONJIN
  saved Ayukawa's life...         the-person-who-saved-Ayukawa's-life

                                  tte yu-- no wa......
                                  that-means

narration:
  And the person who kissed       soshite  kisu no AITE
  her...                          and      person-who-kissed-her

                                  tte yu-- no wa...
                                  that-means
                                  ___
  Was me...                       ore de...
                                  ____
  I'm so glad it was me!!         kono ore de...  yokatta   n da!!
                                                  was-good  (explan)

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p 172 (54)

1
[Kyousuke happily clasps Grandpa's hands.]
Kyousuke:
  O-ojiichan!!                    o oji--chan_!!

Grandpa:
  Now the future won't be         kore de  MIRAI  wa   KAwarazu ni sun
  changed!                        now      future (T)  be-unchanged

                                  da na!
                                  is

2
[Kyousuke looks blankly at Grandpa, off-panel.]
Grandpa: [off]
  But more than that, if you      to yu-- yori mo      mushiro  omae ga
  hadn't come to the past...      even-more-than-that  rather   you  (S)

                                  KAKO ni  konakattara...
                                  to-past  if-not-came

  And if you hadn't saved         soshite   tossa no HANDAN de
  her with a split-second         and/then  by-instantaneous-decision
  decision...
                                  KANOJO o   tasukenakereba...
                                  her   (O)  if-not-saved

3
narration:
  I...                            AYUKAWA to   wa
                                  with-Ayukawa (T)

4
narration:
  Could never have met            EIKYUU ni    Aenakatta      n da!!
  Ayukawa!!                       permanently  couldn't-meet  (explan)

5
[He sags to the ground and stares up at the sky.]
Kyousuke:
  ..........                      ..........

Kyousuke FX:                      _____
                            petan

6
Kyousuke:                                        ___
  If you hadn't brought me        oji--chan ga   ore o   koko ni
  here...                                   (S)  me (O)  to-this-place

                                  tsurete-kite-kurenakattara...
                                  if-didn't-bring-(me)-with

  ..........                      ..........

  Thank you.                      arigatou

[Grandpa stands with hands in his pockets and smiles.]

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p 173 (55)

1
[Young Madoka continues to walk through the park.]
young Madoka:
 (How strange.  He isn't          (okashi-- naa     inai        naa...)
  here...)                         strange  (rhet)  isn't-here

young Madoka FX:                  _____ _____
                       kyoro kyoro

2
Kyousuke:
  ..........                      ..........

  But I'm not supposed to         da kedo  NI-DO  Atta   to yu--
  have met her twice!                but   twice  met    say-that

                                  JIJITSU        wa...  nai          n da!
                                  a-fact/reality (T)    isn't-there  (explan)

Grandpa:
  Really?!                        sou!

  Let's go home right now.        sugu kaerou

  You mustn't meet her again.     omae wa   kore IJOU    KANOJO to
                                  you  (T)  beyond-this  with-her

                                  Atcha dame    na   n ja
                                  mustn't-meet  are  (explan)

3
[The two emerge from the bushes.]
Kyousuke:
  Ayukawa...                      AYUKAWA...

  She isn't here now.  Good!      IMA wa   inai        yoshi!
                                  now (T)  isn't-here  all-right

4
[Kyousuke looks over at the tree.]
Kyousuke:
  Oh!  That's right!              a so-- da!

5
Kyousuke:                                    _____
  Ojiichan, you had a             oji--chan  naifu  motte-ta        yo  ne_
  knife, right?!                             knife  were-possessing     (rhet)

Grandpa:
  Hm?                             n?

6
[Kyousuke writes on the tree with the knife.]
knife FX:                         ____ ____
                 gari gori

Grandpa:
  What are you carving?           nani  o   hotte-ru              n ja?
                                  what (O)  are-carving/engraving (explan)

6 (inset)
Kyousuke: [smiling]
  Heh heh!  You'll see!           he he_    chotto ne!

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p 174 (56)

1
Kyousuke:                                    ___
  Ojiichan, if I'm going          oji--chan  ore  6-NEN-GO ni
  back to six years from                     I    at-6-years-later
  now...
                                  modoru  nara...
                                  return  if-it-is

  There's a place I want          modoritai       BASHO ga   aru      n da
  to return to.                   want-to-return  place (S)  there-is (explan)

Grandpa:
  Okay!                           yokarou!

2
writing:
  Here again, in six years.       ROKU-NEN -GO ni  mata   koko de
                                  in-6-years       again  at-this-place

  To Madoka.                      madoka e
                                  to-Madoka

3
[Kyousuke smiles and remembers his first reaction when he read the writing
 on the tree.]
narration:                        ____             ___
  How stupid of me.               baka   da  na    ore tteba
                                  stupid am        I   I-tell-you

  That means I was just           JIBUN JISHIN ni  shitto shite-ta
  being jealous of my own         to-oneself       was-being-jealous
  self...!
                                  tte koto  ka...!
                                  it-means  (?)

Kyousuke: [flashback]
  What shitty handwriting!        hettakuso na    JI_!
                                  terrible/sucky  characters

4
[A view down a park path.]
narration:
  I feel a little sorry           choppiri  nagori oshii            kedo...
  to leave here, but...           a-bit     sorry/sad-to-part-from  but

5
[Smiling softly, he looks up at the sky, and visualizes young Madoka and her
 soccer ball.]
narration:
  Sayonara, Ayukawa...            sayonara AYUKAWA...

6
[Grandpa and Kyousuke walk away.]
narration:
  Sayonara, 1981!                 sayonara 1981-NEN!

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p 175 (57)

1
Kyousuke:
  But...  Hey, ojiichan.          demo... nee oji--chan
                                                              ___
  Wouldn't Ayukawa remember my    AYUKAWA  6-NEN-ZEN ni Atta  ore no KAO
  face that she saw 6 years                met-6-years-ago    my-face
  ago?
                                  oboete-ru       n ja nai      ka naa?
                                  is-remembering  (neg/explan)  I-wonder

2
[Grandpa looks back in consideration.]

3
Grandpa: [merrily]
  As for that, you needn't        sono SHIMPAI nara      MUYOU     ja  yo
  worry.                          that-worry   if-it-is  needless  is

  A face like yours would         omae no yo-- na  aru KAO       sugu
  be forgotten right away!        like-yours       certain-face  right-away

                                  WASUrete-shimau    tte!
                                  forget-(finality)  (quote)
                                  ___ ___ ___ ___ __
            wa_ ha_ ha_ ha_ ha

Kyousuke pratfall FX:             ___
                         bu_

4
[A view up at the sky.]
Grandpa: [off]
  Well...                         maa...



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p 176 (58)

1
Grandpa: [smiling]
  It's not like your picture      SHASHIN  o  torareta    wake    ja na  shi
  was taken, and no one would     picture (O) was-taking  reason  isn't  and
  remember someone they'd met
  for half a day or so six        6-NEN-ZEN ni    HANNICHI    ka sokora
  years ago.                      at-6-years-ago  half-a-day  or-so

                                  Atte-ta     gurai  ja  oboete-nai   sa
                                  was-meeting extent     not-remember

2
[Kyousuke portrait.]
narration:
  That's true...                  sou da yo na...

3
[This panel and the next 3 panels are bordered in gray.  Panels 3 and 5 here
 show young Madoka in near full-portrait, wearing her red straw hat.]
narration:
  But...                          da kedo...

  What really surprised me        odoroita  no    wa   ano AKAi
  was that red straw hat...       surprised (nom) (T)  that-red

                                  MUGIwara  BOUSHI......
                                  straw     hat

4
[Kyousuke portrait.]
narration:                                    ___      _________
  I can't believe it was          masaka...   ore ga   purezento  shita
  a present I gave her...         impossible  I   (S)  present    made

                                  mono   datta  nante...
                                  (nom)  was    the-likes-of

5
[Young Madoka smiles while holding the hat in her hands.]
narration:
  She kept it as though it        sore        o   anna ni    TAISETSU
  was so precious...              that-(one) (O)  that-much  precious

                                  sou ni     shite-kurete...
                                  look-like  doing-(for-me)

  But...  Something that dear     demo...  sonna TAISETSU na mono       o...
  to her...                       but      that-kind-of-precious-thing (O)

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p 177 (59)

1
[Another flashback.  Madoka glances back at Kyousuke at the top of the 99.5
 Steps.  Kyousuke wears the red straw hat on his head.]
narration:
  When we first met 3 years       3-NEN-ZEN    hajimete  Atta  TOKI...
  ago...                          3-years-ago  first     met   time
                                                         ___
  Ayukawa gave it to me, who      SHOTAIMEN no           ore ni
  she'd never met before!         who-hadn't-met-before  to-me

                                  AYUKAWA wa   kureta  n da!
                                          (T)  gave    (explan)

2
narration:
  This, after all...              kore tte  yappari......
                                  this (T)  after-all

  Seems like something nice       YOROKOnde  i-- koto    mitai desu!
  that I can be happy about!      joyfully   nice-thing  seems

3
[Young Madoka walks near the large tree.]

4
[She looks off-panel.]
young Madoka FX:                  _____ _____
                       kyoro kyoro

5
[Her attention is caught by a knife stuck into the side of the tree.]

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p 178 (60)

1
[Kyousuke lies on his back under the tree.]
caption:
  Spring 1987...                  1987-NEN  HARU----

narration:                                  ____
  And I'm at this spot again,     soshite   boku wa   mata   kono BASHO de
  pretending to be asleep...      and/then  I    (T)  again  at-this-spot

                                  nemutta-furi o shite-ru...
                                  am-pretending-to-sleep

2
[He feigns sleep.]
narration:
  Watch...                        hora...

  She'll turn up soon!            mo-- sugu  KANOJO ga   yatte-kuru!
                                  soon       she    (S)  turn-up

Kyousuke:
  ZZZ                             #ZZZ#

3 (inset)
[Someone approaches.]
foot FX:
                          su_

3
narration:
  And tickle my nose...           soshite   boku no HANA o   kusuguri...
                                  and/then  my-nose     (O)  tickle

[Someone with long black hair uses a few strands to tickle his nose.]

tickle FX:                        _____ _____
               kocho kocho

4 (inset)
Kyousuke:                                ________
  Ah...  Ah-choo!                 fu...  akkushon!

4
Kyousuke:
  Hey-y-y, who is it?!!           koraa  DARE da_!!

Madoka:                           _ __ __ __ __
  Ah ha ha ha ha!                 a ha ha ha ha

narration:
  I sneeze once!                  boku wa   kushami o  hitotsu!
                                  I    (T)  sneeze (O) one

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p 179 (61)

1
[View pans back.  Madoka sits beside him, knees up.]
narration:
  And then she'll say...          soshite   KANOJO wa   kou iu...
                                  and/then  she    (T)  like-this

Madoka:
  If you take a nap in a place    konna tokoro de     utataneshite-ru to
  like this, you'll catch a       in-place-like-this  if-are-taking-a-nap
  cold.                           ____
                                  kaze  hi--chau         yo
                                  cold  catch-(finality)

2
[Kyousuke smiles.]
narration:
  See!?!                          hora ne----_!

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p 180 (62)

1
Madoka: [merrily]
  What are you doing?             nani  shite-ru   no?
                                  what  are-doing  (?)

2
[Kyousuke looks up.]

3
[His pov of the writing on the tree.]
writing:
  Here again, in six years.       ROKU-NEN -GO ni  mata   koko de
                                  in-6-years       again  at-this-place

  To Madoka.                      madoka e
                                  to-Madoka

4
Kyousuke:
  Of course...!!                  mochiron..........!!

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p 181 (63)

1
Kyousuke:
  I was waiting for you,          AYUKAWA o...  matte-ita    n da!
  Ayukawa!                               (O)    was-waiting  (explan)

[A portrait of the tree, under which Kyousuke sits, looking up at Madoka who
 stands before him.]

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