Ren is set on not going to Switzerland though Haru doubts his seriousness. Ren learns from Mikiko that Haruko may be lonely from letting both her sons go. Haru receives a prospective bride photo from a customer and hides it from Ren. Ren devotes more time with Haruko and causing Haru to stress into a bad mood and test Ren's love. Ren tries to give Tanuki back to the landlord, Onodera; it fails as Tanuki is attached to him and shows him by barking for the first time making Ren go and tell Haru how he feels.