Kuranosuke tries to get Chieko's help in making a flower hat jelly shaped skirt, but she can only make kimonos, so she simply offers to do stitching while Kuranosuke and Tsukimi are left to figure everything else out. Meanwhile, Sugimoto is requested by Shū's father to investigate Tsukimi while Shū is still being manipulated by Inari. Tsukimi helps make progress on the skirt, but when Kuranosuke suggests moving production to his house, Tsukimi remembers about Shū and becomes depressed. When Shū calls Inari when she is way too drunk, he rushes over, only to find her faking having an overdose. He slaps her and decides to flee to Narita. Tsukimi gets out of her funk thanks to Kuranosuke and works with Chieko and Jiji to finish their dress, inadvertently using a pearl necklace given to Kuranosuke by his mother. However, when Mayaya and Banba return from Chinatown after being chased out by Kuranosuke, they find the Amamizukan encased in a construction zone.