Mei is now in a vocational school to become a preschool teacher, and Yamato is in college with the aim of eventually becoming a professional photographer. But as they get more involved in their individual pursuits, they have fewer chances to see each other, putting a strain on their relationship. To make matters worse, an unsettling message about Yamato and Yamato’s new female friend at his college have brought doubt into the future of Mei and Yamato’s relationship. Meanwhile, Meg continues to struggle with her modeling career in Paris, but a shocking discovery forces her to make a big decision…
After graduating high school, Mei and Yamato begin to venture towards their futures. For their careers, they have decided to go to different schools and come into new environments with new experiences and friends. But the excitement of college life also brings challenges into the relationships of Mei and her former schoolmates. And when a mutual friend strays from his high school love, the distance between Mei and Yamato starts to create uncertainty in their lives.
LOST AND FOUND It’s the last winter vacation for Mei and her friends, and with their futures after high school settled, they now have time to relax. During winter break, Ren invited Mei out to play with his younger sister Hiro, but during a conversation between Mei and Ren, Hiro goes missing…again! A franctic search ensues and it all ends with an emotional outburst that may affect Mei and her relationships. How will Mei handle this unexpected turn of events, and will it bring her closer or drive her apart from the people she cares for?
Since her “friends” framed her for the death of the class rabbit in elementary school, Mei Tachibana has given up on other people. But when Mei kicks Yamato, the most popular boy at her high school, in the head (she was aiming for someone else), she becomes enemy No. 1 among the student body . . . while Yamato himself grows more and more fascinated with her! How long can Mei keep her heart closed off? How long will she refuse to say “I love you”?
Graduation is only a few months away and Mei and Yamato have both found their future careers. Mei has decided to go into childcare and Yamato will become a professional photographer. But not everyone has found their place. Megumi uses the summer break to travel to Paris in an attempt to make it as an international model, but she quickly discovers that she doesn’t have the same appeal as she does back home. Megumi will do anything it takes to break into the industry, but she may have to rely on local help to overcome the many hurdles that stand in her way…
Inspired by Mei, Yamato has decided to pursue a career as a photographer. But no matter how much he practices, he can’t help but feel that something is missing. Mei notices that something’s been off with Yamato lately and goes to an unexpected source for help… Meanwhile, Rin has an exciting date with Kai at Land, while Len tries to make friends on his own. Having always been in his sister’s shadow, Len has his doubts, but it seems that he may have had a real friend all along.
A SENIOR-YEAR SURPRISE Yamato Kurosaki and Mei Tachibana have spent their second Christmas together, where they were able to forge a deeper connection. Mei and the group are now beginning their third year of high school. As the new term starts, everyone wonders and worries about where life will take them after graduation… But their daily lives are about to be interrupted by a strange new student who enrolls at the school.
Mei and Yamato prepare for their second Christmas as a couple. The year before, a cold had got Mei down, but this year she’s determined to go all out, and the two plan a party at Yamato’s for all their friends. A gathering this size would’ve been unimaginable to Mei just a few years before! When the day finally arrives, she begins to worry… has Mei bitten off more Christmas cake than she can chew?
Megumi has beaten Mei in the School Idol Contest. And to the victor go the spoils: a date with Yamato. Mei says she’s fine with it, but she’s never been good at hiding her feelings, and her friends can tell she’s concerned. But when Mei pays a visit to Yamato’s older brother at his salon, she hears about the feelings he’s been carrying all this time… and learns something new about love.
It’s time for the school Culture Festival, and Yamato seems like a shoo-in to as the male School Idol Contest winner. But Megumi’s entered the contest too, and the prize is a date night for the winners! For the first time, Mei decides to put herself out there, but, with her priorities now straightened out, Meg’s been rejuvenated, too! Who will win the hearts of her classmates and walk away with Yamato?
It’s been a full year since eccentric loner Mei Tachibana set out onto the seas of love with the self-assured Yamato Kurosawa, but there’s a storm ahead! Yamato’s friend Kai has confessed his feelings for Mei. Will it sow the seeds of doubt, or just deepen her affection for Yamato? Meanwhile, Megumi’s scheming forces her into greater and greater social isolation. With all this churning in the background, what’ll happen when Mei and Yamato leave for an overnight anniversary trip?
AT LAST, YOU’LL HEAR MY VOICE Mei Tachibana was once filled with anxiety over her blossoming relationship with popular boy Yamato Kurosawa. Would she know what to do in a romantic relationship? How would she deal with rivals like Aiko and Megumi, while handling her own insecurities? Mei’s managed to get over her fears with Kai’s help, but now Kai has an unexpected confession to make that might throw everything back into doubt…
ONE LAST DOUBT There’s nothing like loving and getting loved back! Mei and Yamato are finally sure of their feelings for one another, but somehow, longtime loner Mei still feels anxious. Fashion model Megumi still hasn’t given up on Yamato, and Yamato’s best friend from middle school, Kai, has started at their high school. How will Yamato handle facing a part of his life he’d rather forget?
FEAR AND BEAUTY Surviving the first major battle in her relationship with Yamato Kurosawa, Mei feels her ties with her first-ever boyfriend are deeper than ever. But then a budding model with her eyes on Yamato moves into town, and draws the photogenic Yamato into the world of photo shoots and fashion. Now Mei has to grapple with the painful pangs of jealousy, and a creeping fear that she might be left alone yet again…