Episode 12
Season 1, Episode 12
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Air date June 21, 2013
Written by Unknown
Directed by Unknown
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Name "Thus, Him and Her and Her's Mistaken Youth Continues."
Romanji "Kōshite, Kare to Kanojo to Kanojo no Seishun wa Machigai Tsudzukeru."
Kanji こうして、彼と彼女と彼女の青春はまちがい続ける。


Soubu High's Cultural Festival continues and Hachiman is stuck carrying out his duty as a committee member by documenting the day's events on film. Komachi shows up and is surprised to find her brother actually taking a bit of responsibility. As the festival enters its last stages, Haruno entertains the audience with a full orchestra performance. As the closing ceremony approaches, Meguri reports that Minami is missing. Since she is needed to deliver the closing speech, the group decides to stall for time while Hachiman searches the school campus for her.

Hachiman eventually finds Minami atop the laboratory roof and realizes she is sulking because Yukino stole the spotlight away from her, despite asking for her help. Hayato and Minami's clique show up to get her, although she refuses to budge. Seeing no other alternative, Hachiman craftily uses reverse psychology combined with Minami's true motives to guilt her into accepting her duty. Hayato is enraged at Hachiman because the only way he does things is by victimizing himself ir being mean. Yui, Yukino, Haruno and Shizuka give their extra musical performance and manage to buy enough time for Minami to return and give the closing speech. Everyone shows mixed reactions on Hachiman's course of action but Shizuka compliments him for always finding ways to rescue people from their problems, but laments that it breaks her heart since he always sacrifices himself to do so. That evening, at the Service Club room, Hachiman and Yukino discuss how far they've come to know each other, with Yukino hinting that they've become friends. Yui eventually shows up at the club to invite them for an after party hosted by Hayato to celebrate the festival's success. Hachiman ends by pondering that while there aren't any second chances in life, his and Yukino's ideals on society may continue to be seen as unique.

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