Honey and Clover II (2006)
|01||"... ...And now, we start turning again... ..."
"... ...Soshite, bokutachi wa futatabi mawari hajimeru... ..." (... ...そして、僕たちは再び回り始める... ...)
|June 29, 2006|
|Takemoto reminisces about his life when he first went to art school. He recalls about rooming with Morita and Takemoto, and about meeting Hagu for the first time. Memories of Mayama and Yamada's feelings for each other are displayed. Memories of Hagu and Morita's feelings for each other are displayed as well. Flashbacks of Mayama's jealousy of Nomiya are depicted. Flashbacks of Yamada's jealousy of Rika are also depicted. Scenes of Takemoto's journey of finding himself are shown. Takemoto gets his driver's permit, showing it to all his friends.|
|02||"... ...Still, if you insist on finding out the hard way, go ahead and see them... ... / I can't say it, even if I want to"
"... ...Demo, sōdemo shinakya omoishirenainnara, iku ga ii sa... ... / Iitakutemo ienakute" (... ...でも、そうでもしなきゃ思い知れないんなら、行くがいいさ... ... / 言いたくても言えなくて)
|July 6, 2006|
|Hagu starts hiccuping and Shūji helps her stop, using a technique, but fails. However, Morita shows up, causing her to repeatedly and rapidly hiccup a lot. Takemoto arrives to help her, using another technique, and Hagu's hiccups stop. Yamada turns in a project to Professor Shōda, which delighted him. Yamada and Rika then celebrate for completing the project. Mayama, showing hospitality, allows Yamada and Rika to spend the night. The next morning, Kaoru meets up with Morita. Kaoru isn't satisfied to see Morita at the art school, even though Morita enjoys being there. Shūji explains to Yamada that Rika talks less to people she like, giving examples of Mayama and himself. As Rika tells Yamada that she should work full-time in pottery, Rika begins to hiccup. She tries using Shūji's technique, but fails. Later on, Mayama shows her another technique, stopping her hiccups. Mayama, Yamada, Rika have dinner together. Yamada tries to take her mind off of her love for Mayama.|
|03||"Unbelievable... ...It's a nine-hour drive... ...! / I don't want to see your tears"
"Shinjirannē... ...Ku jikan kakan dazo... ...! / Kimi no namida o mitakunai" (信じらんねぇ... ...9時間かかんだぞ... ...! / 君の涙を見たくない)
|July 13, 2006|
|Hagu views Ayumi's snow globe collection, given to her as souvenirs. Tamazaki discusses about Nomiya's feelings for Ayumi. At the Harada Design Office, Rika receives a fax that she will participate in a design competition in Spain for an art museum, which then agitates Takumi. Rika explains that Takumi will also participate as well. However, it would take a long time to sort out the paperwork needed to participate, so they are not able to go. Later, Takumi explains to Ayumi that Rika checks the weather forecast on her home town, Sapporo, since she hasn't been there in a long time. Nomiya calls Ayumi to ask how she is. At the Fujiwara Design Office, Miwako tells Nomiya that Ayumi went to Tottori to see him. The next day, Yamazaki takes Ayumi around town. Nomiya arrives, only to fall asleep in front of her. Nomiya takes Ayumi to see sand dunes in the morning. Nomiya expresses his love for Ayumi.|
|04||"I was the first one who couldn't take it any longer. I knew that, at least... ... / I won't let you go anywhere"
"Saki ni taekirenakunatta no wa ore datta. Kizuite wa itanda... ... / Anata o doko ni mo ikasenai" (先に耐えきれなくなったのは俺だった.気付いてはいたんだ... ... / あなたをどこにも行かせない)
|July 20, 2006|
|The art exhibition has begun again. Shūji thinks back to when Hagu decided not to submit her paintings in the previous art exhibition. Shūji tells Hagu of when he went to an art exhibition and purchased a postcard of a painting of the moonlight reflected on the sea. It reminded him of how Rika's husband died and how Rika got severely injured on the beach under the moonlight. Shūji reminisces about his feelings for Rika. Takumi goes on a train with Rika to Sapporo, surprising her. After they both take a shower, they both go to sleep for the night. Once they have arrived, Takumi and Rika drive north to a barren land. Rika visits her father's gravestone, then she visits her dog's gravestone. She thanks Takumi for coming with her to Sapporo. Rika tries to sneak out of the hotel, making Takumi angry, but then he begins to sob, not wanting to lose sight of her. Takumi goes on an airplane back to Tokyo, while Rika goes on an airplane to Spain. At the Harada Design Office, Takumi noticed that the hotel room in Spain had two bedrooms, one for Takumi and one for Rika.|
|05||"That's right... ...He's allowed to be closer to her now... ... / Joyful yet in pain"
"Sō, kare wa... ...yasashiku shiau koto o yurusaretanoda... ... / Ureshii noni kurushikute" (そう、彼は... ...優しくしあうことを許されたのだ... ... / 嬉しいのに苦しくて)
|July 27, 2006|
|Miwako discusses about Ayumi's work in pottery, complimenting on her work. They go to a spa and resort to celebrate her accomplishment. Ayumi later notices that Miwako was trying to cheer her up, causing her to cry. Nomiya becomes worried that she is staying at Miwako's house. The next day Yūta is infuriated that Shinobu ate his bread. However, Hagu offers to share some of her bread with him. Yūta declines, and Shinobu eats her bread instead. Soon after, Shinobu receives a call from Kaoru. Kaoru asks Shinobu to do one more job, which he hesitantly accepts. Yūta wants to get driver's license as soon as possible in order to work full-time with the carpenters he had met from his journey. Yūta asks Takumi why he still lives at the apartment, and Takumi says he is saving money for Rika. Ayumi waits in the Fujiwara Design Office for Miwako, but Nomiya unexpectedly visits. Ayumi starts to develop feelings for Nomiya.|
|06||"... ...I can't say it... ...I have no right to take it from him... ... / We would never go to the beach"
"... ...Kuchi ni shite wa dame... ... Watashi ni wa, sore o ubau kenri wa nai... ... / Bokutachi wa, umi ni iku koto wa nakatta" (... ...口にしてはダメ... ...、私には、それを奪う権利はない... ... / 僕たちは、海に行く事はなかった)
|August 3, 2006|
|Shinobu reminisces about his father when he was younger. Some students are preparing to submit their projects to Shinobu's father, however he decides to leave home early. He shows Shinobu and Kaoru one of his inventions, then they all eat curry for dinner. In the present, both Yūta and Hagu shows appreciation for art, wanting to do more with their art. At the Fujiwara Design Office, Takumi tells Nomiya, Miwako, and Yamazaki that Rika is in Spain participating in the design competition, working with another architect. Rika contacts Takumi to come to Spain. After Ayumi finds out the news, Nomiya catches up with her and consoles her. Shūji tells Shinobu that he needs to talk to Hagu, not to lose her as a friend. However, Shinobu refuses. Kaoru reminisces about his father when he was younger. His father paid more attention to Shinobu than to Kaoru, due to Shinobu's artistic talent. The next day, Ayumi plans everyone to go to the beach. However, since Takumi would be in Spain for a month, the plan didn't work out in the end.|
|07||"... ... That time of my life is burned into my memory, and it keeps coming back to me... ... / Forward, towards the light"
"... ...Ano toki no koto ga, me ni yakitsuite hanarenai... ... / Mae ni, hikari no sasu hōkō ni" (... ...あのときのことが、目に焼き付いて離れない... ... / 前に、光の差す方向に)
|August 10, 2006|
|Kaoru thinks about his father again. In a laboratory, his father shows one of his employees an invention, only to be disappointed at his reaction. Kaoru then thinks back to when Shinobu made a remote-controlled airplane, and their father was very proud of Shinobu. It is revealed that their father cares more for Shinobu than for Kaoru. Their uncle, their father's business partner, tells Kaoru than the father is very much like Shinobu, reckless and eccentric. Their uncle was diagnosed with a disease, restricting him from working. The uncle stops working alongside the father. Instead, he joins with another business, Floyd Electric. Floyd Electric comes to the laboratory to see the father. The father knew already that the uncle betrayed him. The uncle tells the father about his disease, and that if he were to die, all the rights to his money goes to Floyd Electric, not the father. Shinobu, Kaoru, and their father leaves the laboratory after all this. Shinobu wakes up from a dream of how Kaoru envied Shinobu and his father. A windstorm whooshes on the campus grounds during the art exhibition, and something unexpected happens.|
|08||"... ...I had no idea. / We had no idea"
"... ...Boku wa, nani mo shiranakatta / Bokutachi wa, nani mo shiranakatta" (... ...僕は、なにも知らなかった. / 僕たちは、なにも知らなかった)
|August 17, 2006|
|Yūta tells Hagu that he wants to work with the carpenters, restoring temples and shrines. Hagu mentions that after graduation, everyone will part ways. The windstorm starts to whoosh when the art exhibition will soon start. Takumi meets with the Spanish architect, developing jealousy over him for Rika. Takumi is upset to find out that the hotel bedrooms were two separate rooms, not one room. The unexpected occurrence during the windstorm was that Hagu got severely injured outside the apartment. Everyone becomes very worried. Shinobu and Kaoru buys out Floyd Electric, making them in charge. Yūta says that Hagu was operated on her head and her right hand, having stitches for her injury. Yūta and Ayumi visit Hagu in the hospital, but Shūji asks them to leave. Shūji explains to Hagu that her stitches will come off in ten days, but she will remain in the hospital for two months and undergo physical therapy.|
|09||"... ...Oh, God... ...Please, help her... ... / I reflect on my own powerlessness"
"... ...Aa, kami-sama... ... dōka, kanojo o... ... / Jibun no muryoku o kamishimeru" (... ...ああ、神様... ...どうか、彼女を... ... / 自分の無力を噛み締める)
|August 24, 2006|
|Kaoru explains his jealousy of Shinobu, and Shinobu questions Kaoru's jealousy. Shūji tells Yūta and Ayumi that Hagu isn't doing so well. She waiting a very long time to be able to have feeling in her right hand, since it was numb after her surgery. Shūji then tells them that Hagu might suffer sensory impairments in her right hand for the rest of her life, and that she might not be able to paint anymore. Ayumi tells Nomiya that she would want a cell phone in order to contact Hagu during her stay at the hospital. Ayumi sews a sweater for Hagu, and then visits her in the hospital. Shūji meets with the physical therapist, as she gives him instructions to massage Hagu's stiff upper body. Yūta and Ayumi go to a garden to pick flowers for Hagu, and they visit her again. Shūji tells Yūta and Ayumi that Hagu will gain her sense of feeling over time, however he says to them that they should be concentrating on their lives, and not Hagu's. Yūta is worried to leave Hagu after graduation, because he doesn't want to see her in pain and suffering. He wants to be able to help Hagu recover, but he is struggling to decide whether to help her or leave her.|
|10||"... ...Where did you go, you idiot... ... / I saw God once when I was little"
"... ...Doko, itchatterunoyo, baka... ... / Chiisai koro, ichido dake kami-sama o mita" (... ...どこ、行っちゃってるのよ、バカ... ... / 小さい頃、一度だけ神様を見た)
|August 31, 2006|
|Ayumi visits Hagu again, but Shūji took Hagu to do a contrast bath therapy session after her physical therapy session. The physical therapist tells Ayumi that Hagu is strong person, never giving up because of feeling pain. However, it is possible that Hagu may never be able to paint again, due to her condition. In Spain, Takumi goes out of his way to prevent the Spanish architect from seeing Rika. Shinobu, unexpectedly returns to go see Hagu, very worried about her condition. A jealous Yūta accidentally injures himself when he finds out that Ayumi caused Shinobu to return. Borrowing Ayumi's bicycle, he quickly rides to the hospital. Shūji tests Hagu's level of pain in her right hand. She doesn't cry like other children would, however Shūji tells that it is alright to cry. Hagu reminds herself that drawing was a part of her life. Later, Yūta arrives and finds Shūji to ask where Hagu is. After Shūji was uncertain, Yūta determined that Shinobu took her with him. At his place, Shinobu tries to comfort Hagu, kissing her. Meanwhile, Shūji tells Yūta that he will take a break from teaching. Yūta wonders if Hagu will be with Shinobu, but Shūji ignores him, making his way back to the hospital.|
|11||"... ...Please, don't take my drawings away from me... ... / Please give me your life"
"... ...Watashi kara, e o kaku koto o, ubawanai de kudasai... ... / Anata no jinsei o, watashi ni kudasai" (... ...私から、絵を描くことを、奪わないでください... ... / あなたの人生を、私にください)
|September 7, 2006|
|After spending the night with Shinobu, Hagu wakes up and sees her right hand swollen, frightening her. Shinobu takes her back to the hospital, meeting up with Shūji. Yūta encounters Shinobu outside the hospital. Yūta takes Shinobu to Hagu place, questioning himself if Hagu will be able to paint again. Shūji visits Hagu again, and Hagu asks if Shūji can give up his life for her, and Shūji reluctantly accepts. Hagu reminisces about the time she was with Shūji when she was younger. Shūji was always with her. Yūta and Shinobu wake up early in the morning. Yūta and Shinobu soon begin to fight over Hagu, but soon reconcile. Shinobu delivers a box to Shūji, but Shūji only takes some money and gives the box back to Shinobu. Shūji admits his love for Hagu.|
|12||"... ...In time, there will come a day when everything is just a memory / With honey and clovers"
"... ...Toki ga sugite, nani mo kamo ga omoide ni naru hi wa kitto kuru / Hachimitsu to kurōbā to" (... ...時が過ぎて、何もかもが思い出になる日はきっと来る / ハチミツとクローバーと)
|September 14, 2006|
|Ayumi questions Shūji's love for Hagu. Takumi is happy for Shūji for admitting his love for Hagu. Ayumi regrets telling Shinobu about Hagu's accident. Takumi explains to Ayumi that Hagu had art as a part of her life, so her love for Shinobu was uncertain in the past. Shūji prepares to take a break from teaching, and then tells Rika about it. Rika explains to Shūji that Takumi scolded her about Shūji. Kaoru feels guilty for allowing the former boss of Floyd Electric to live with his children and grandchildren. Hagu compares Ayumi to a dove, and Hagu would want to make origami doves for Ayumi. Shinobu tells Kaoru about the fun employees and about the strong Hagu. Everyone celebrates the graduation of Yūta and Hagu. This will be the last night before Yūta leaves. Yūta and Hagu are sent to buy ice cream. Hagu worries about Shūji, but Yūta tells her not to worry. As Yūta leaves on a train, Hagu bids him farewell, giving him some bread. Within each sandwich, a four-leaf clover is seen.|
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