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Summary:
Shinichi tells Samatarou that the two classmates who didn’t show up yesterday actually attempted suicide. Ai then recounts how long ago she had the same dream as everyone else, with the girl in the red dress motioning her over. Shinichi remembers that when they went to the water park, Kumiko had shown up in a red dress. This causes Samatarou to start wondering if Tenko wasn’t lying about Kumiko being a demon. Worried about Tenko, he rushes back to school. Along the way, he realizes that Kumiko isn’t the one important to him – Tenko is. But when he gets to the schoolyard, Tenko is nowhere to be found. To his relief, her chibi form appears and she seems to be fine. Shinichi notices that Samatarou is actually crying, but Samatarou quickly wipes the tears away. In class, Kumiko tells Samatarou that she’s got something important to tell him, so she asks to see him later in the school infirmary. Samatarou agrees because he also has something important to say to her. He then notices that Tenko is as energetic as ever when she waves at a passing helicopter like a little kid. While their teacher is calling roll, Samatarou intentionally tells Tenko that he’s going to see Kumiko after class.
When Samatarou arrives at the infirmary, he finds Kumiko already waiting for him. At her urging, he says his important thing first: he wants to break up. He’s been worried about Tenko and can’t seem to get her out of his head. Kumiko asks if he likes Tenko, but Samatarou doesn’t really know. He does know that it’s no good for him to go out with Kumiko in this condition. Samatarou bows his head and begs her to split with him, causing Kumiko to start laughing. She understands and agrees to their split. As for the important thing Kumiko had to say, she claims to need his help. More specifically, she wants Samatarou, the son of a god, to help her, the daughter of a demon. Samatarou starts freaking out that his secret has been exposed, but then quickly realizes that this must mean that Kumiko really is a demon. She admits that her mother is a demon and, being the daughter, so is she. Her mother had told her that she needed to consume human life in order to be healthy and from that day forward, her mother had aged rapidly. In order to help her mother, Kumiko was willing to go into people’s dreams, going after the people with weak minds, collecting their souls, and feeding them to her mother. Kumiko thought that her mother could be healthy forever if she kept this up.
But gradually Kumiko became disgusted by the cruel things she was doing. Her mother told her that to end all this, all Kumiko needed to do was to get Samatarou’s soul. With such a strong soul, she wouldn’t need human souls anymore. The problem was that Kumiko actually did fall in love with Samatarou in the process. Their date yesterday started out as part of a strategy, but Kumiko realized how much she really liked him. She knows that she’s now been rejected and wipes away some tears. Kumiko then tells of how she went to take the souls of their classmates last night but was not able to. And after her failure, she was seen by Tenko. Earlier that morning, when Tenko asked her about being a demon, Kumiko had confirmed it in a friendly voice. She had asked Tenko to keep it a secret from Samatarou so that she could tell him herself. Crying now, Kumiko apologizes for bringing this up at such a bad time. When Samatarou doesn’t understand what she means by bad time, Kumiko explains that it’s bad because Tenko is returning to heaven. She figures out too late that Samatarou hadn’t heard about this yet. With a stern look on his face, Samatarou pushes her onto the bed.
It’s at this exact moment that Kumiko’s mother breaks the window of the infirmary and flies in. Kumiko’s mother explains that although she didn’t get any souls, the large amount of nightmares shown to all of Kumiko’s classmates made for good nourishment. Even the suicide attempts gave her enough power to blow up a nearby factory. What’s more, the whole aging thing was just an act so that Kumiko would cooperate because she knows that Kumiko is weak in terms of her emotions. Samatarou tries to stand up to Kumiko’s mother, but she just blows him into the wall. He then tries to run away with Kumiko, but her mother blocks their path. By chance, Tenko opens the door and comes in. She notices too late that the woman she knows as Fumiko is standing right beside her, and her head is directly under Fumiko’s scythe. Samatarou tries to get her to run, but Tenko doesn’t move. Fumiko asks if Samatarou wants to experience the feelings of having the person he loves die. Both Samatarou and Tenko try to deny that they love each other, but Fumiko doesn’t care and prepares to swing.
Just as she’s bringing the scythe down, Suguru’s voice tells “Fu-san” to wait. Tenko slinks away after the blade ended up in the ground, just inches from her head. Fumiko recognizes Suguru’s voice as “Su-san.” Suguru tells her that her movements are as beautiful as usual, and it seems the two haven’t seen each other in about a hundred years. Fumiko backs off, saying that it can’t be helped – if Su-san gives a pardon, she’ll leave. However, she warns Samatarou and Tenko that the next time they meet, she’ll kill them. As a parting gift, she slashes in Tenko’s direction, causing Tenko to get thrown back with a wound to the arm. While everyone is worried about Tenko, Fumiko disappears. Samatarou ends up carrying Tenko home – what he specifically calls her home – followed by both Suguru and Kumiko. The thought of her home makes Tenko start to cry. When they get there, Samatarou takes Tenko to her room and puts her in bed. Samatarou blames himself for what happened, but Tenko thinks he’s talking like she died. When he asks her why she didn’t run away, she surprises him by answering that she wanted to get closer to him. Samatarou then admits that he broke up with Kumiko. In thinking about who is most important to him, Tenko kept floating through his head. Tenko gives him a smile, but then she closes her eyes and her body goes limp.
Samatarou freaks out because he thinks that she died, but Mama-san comes in and knocks some sense into him. Mama-san says that angels don’t die like this; they are surprisingly tenacious. She promises to heal Tenko and makes Samatarou leave the room. Before he goes, Samatarou wonders if she’s going to heal Tenko with her goddess powers, but Mama-san says that she’ll be using a mother’s love. Downstairs, Samatarou has a discussion with his sisters and Kumiko about the current situation. Samatarou thinks that they should get Papa-san’s help, but Meme says that it’s no good. The door to heaven in their closet is gone. Chibi Samatarou then tries to call out to his father but gets no response. Kumiko thinks that her mother is definitely obstructing them in this sense. She stands up and apologizes because she feels that all of this trouble and Tenko’s wound is her fault. She tries to walk away, but Mama-san appears and makes her sit down again. Mama-san says that she hates girls who get near her Samatarou, but if Kumiko is truly troubled, they can’t not help her. This is a god’s house, so when someone comes wanting to be helped, they’ll help. These words cause Kumiko to start crying, which turns into bawling after she’s embraced by Mama-san.
Later that night, Samatarou visits Tenko’s room again. She’s awake, but she doesn’t want his kindness. She admits that she’s going back to Heaven, but Samatarou had already heard from Kumiko. She thinks he’s being kind to her because he knew and that he really doesn’t need her. Samatarou uses his hand to close her eyes and suggests that she get some sleep. As she falls asleep, Tenko says that even if he doesn’t like her, she wants him to say that he needs her. With Tenko now asleep, Samatarou walks back over to her bedside and kneels down to kiss her.

Preview:

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So, Kumiko really isn’t evil, just her mother is!
I was wondering how this was going to work out since I knew that Kumiko appears with Tenko on the cover of volume six of the novels, so either she really wasn’t evil or they converted her over to the good side. Turns out to be the former.
It’s very interesting that Suguru and Fumiko are so well acquainted with each other that they call each other by “Fu-san” and “Su-san.” Even more interesting that Fumiko backed off because of Suguru. Combine that with the fact that it was Suguru who tried to convince Tenko that seeing Kumiko last night was a dream and the fact that Suguru is the one making Tenko go back to heaven – I can’t help but think that there’s something very fishy about him. Still, I can’t see him becoming a bad guy (it’s hard to hate a piggy bank), so maybe Fumiko just knows how powerful Suguru the archangel really is. There is of course still the issue of Tenko having to return to heaven and how that will be resolved (among other things). I guess we’ll have to wait till next week to find out. And speaking of which, next week is the final episode! Should be a good one. :)
As a side note, I think Kumiko should keep her red eyes out all the time since it makes her look so much cooler.

August 3, 2006 at 5:30 pm
31 comments »
  • August 3, 2006 at 5:44 pmyama

    Damn, it looks like a great ep i hope the subs come out soon though. Just one more ep for the end, i’ll miss this series cuz its good n kinda cute.so she is not evil but her mom is, nice twist of events

  • August 3, 2006 at 5:53 pmmangamaxx

    So Kumiko’s half-demon?

  • August 3, 2006 at 6:40 pmwhee-ness

    Kumiko.. Awesome episodee=) almost ending…=(

  • August 3, 2006 at 6:44 pmgolthin

    Yes, she is half demon! Samatorou broke up with her before she told him she was a demon because he can’t get Tenko out of his head. Samatorou also found out that tenko is returning to heaven from Kumiko. the previews hints to a very emotional final episode with Samatorou begging tenko to return home and she declining , of course previews are sometime very misleading. I can wait for the next episode.

  • August 3, 2006 at 7:01 pmMichael

    I love this show.

  • August 3, 2006 at 7:15 pmRickaZ

    hell yeah! for all the people who said that Kumiko’s mom was EVIL they were right KUDOS to them! anyway I think I’m gona bring some tissues for next ep since it seems we will see a good bye, but who knows……… maybe the mom of a certain half-demon girl makes something that gets them together ^^!
    this ep however looks emotive too

  • August 3, 2006 at 7:48 pmdeftoned

    The Castlevania theme, “Bloody Tears” just popped into my head. :)

  • August 3, 2006 at 7:58 pmdeftoned

    Sorry for a second post, but forgot to ask… Is there any word on a Kamisama Kazoku OP and/or ED single or an OST? Haven’t seen any mp3s for this series other than TV rips.

  • August 3, 2006 at 8:23 pmDonzax3

    oi is that a huge butcher knife… one word for it… bankai!!!

  • August 3, 2006 at 8:47 pmqin

    scythe i believe

  • August 3, 2006 at 9:44 pmPsych

    ahahaha the 2nd picture with Ai is so cool XD

  • August 3, 2006 at 10:45 pmSaruko

    i’m smart. i just realised that “kamisama kazoku” roughly translates to god family. it makes a lot of sence ne?

  • August 3, 2006 at 11:40 pmsinistral

    “ahahaha the 2nd picture with Ai is so cool XD”

    -> I bet I seen that lots of times when watching ARIA, lol.

  • August 3, 2006 at 11:49 pmAznSoulBoy

    T_T next episode is the last one.

  • August 3, 2006 at 11:58 pm*Chi*

    Hmm, Tenko or Kumiko ending, what do you think?
    You might say Tenko ending(especially the last scene of this episode) but I guess there will be an open ending, like in Suzumiya Haruhi. Speaking of the devil, is there an translation project for the novel of Kamisama Kazoku? Suzumiya Haruhi has one.

  • August 4, 2006 at 12:12 amnyte

    Looks pretty clear like it’s going to be a Tenko ending. He’s figured it out at least twice now who means the most to him.

  • August 4, 2006 at 1:17 amdeina-kun

    I hope it’s a Tenko ending. :[[ I’m gonna miss this series!!

  • August 4, 2006 at 2:15 amPsych

    what if its some Kumiko sacrifice herself for Tenko to be with Samatarou ending XD

  • August 4, 2006 at 9:24 amMiki.Chan

    Hopefully it’s a Tenko ending. I would be slightly disappointed if it wasn’t *tear* *tear*

  • August 4, 2006 at 9:48 amAlice8

    I knew that kumiko was trouble…now Tenko maybe has to go back to heaven because of Kumiko’s evil mom.But I hope not!

  • August 4, 2006 at 12:41 pm*Chi*

    Hmm, so most of you favour Tenko. I also think, that it’ll be a Tenko ending. But I like Kumiko more.
    Maybe I just like demon/devil style girls. I also ordered an Fate/hollow Atraxia figure of the black Saber (made by Alter)^^

  • August 4, 2006 at 12:51 pmXellos-_^

    How about a TenkoXKumiko Ending :D

  • August 4, 2006 at 1:32 pm*Chi*

    Year Xellos, I think most of the guys would be happy then ^-^
    Otherwise watch Strawberry Panic ;)

  • August 4, 2006 at 6:50 pmChelissamow

    Boy, I can’t wait to watch this episode! The screenshots look kind of creepy… o___O

  • August 5, 2006 at 12:48 amBlanc

    Agree.

  • August 5, 2006 at 2:32 amTim

    I hope I can ask this here, but, where did you get your Saber figure from, Chi?

  • August 5, 2006 at 3:22 amYuki

    since everyone is chatting about Tenko.. Add me too

    I am a Tenko cheering friends (why can’t childhood friend win?)

    But I think it will end more like some how both Tenko and Kumiki live adn Tenko is offically with Samataro but Kumiko isn’t giving up just yet..

  • August 5, 2006 at 6:16 am*Chi*

    This shop here is very good: I’ll also order some other, not cheap (~30euro) but when they’re good^^
    http://www.hlj.com/top/Fig ->shop
    http://www.hlj.com/product/ALT20119 ->Black Saber

  • August 6, 2006 at 6:47 amquestioning

    I have 2 questions…

    1: is there anywhere I can watch the seiries? I don’t care if it isn’t english dubbed, Just if it has subs, that would be nice. (I can’t understand jappanise. >.

  • August 7, 2006 at 8:12 pmRickaZ

    I just hope this doesn’t end like Canvas 2

  • September 21, 2006 at 1:43 ammidori

    This is getting way too scary! waaah! i want them to live normal lives again! but i must admit it is very interesting. i really want it to be a happy ending..