Kyoya is forced to wear a white coat. It seems today's club activity is playing doctor. The members of the GJ Club appear before Kyoya one by one as his patients. As Kyoya is getting used to it, he notices Kirara staring at something on the ceiling and grows concerned. Apparently they need a sacrifice to exorcise the thing!?
Shuri wants her grandmother to be able to hear "Shungyou: Spring Dawn" again, but Setsu tells her it isn't something he's capable of playing and ends up denying her request to perform. After Setsu confronts "Shungyou" once more, he finds his own way of playing it and heads off to where Shuri's grandmother lives. At last, it's time for Setsu's "Shungyou" to resound through the air...
Kaji has been struck by a misfortunate accident—a string snapped in the middle of his performance. Seeing him continue on two strings to give an amazing performance stirs Setsu's heart. Then, Umeko reveals her true motives for creating the tournament to Setsu. Will Setsu play his grandfather's sound or his own sound? At last, his performance begins...
Setsu's unconventional mother, Sawamura Umeko, has suddenly descended and forced him to enroll at Umezono Academy. In helping to assemble a shamisen which has lain long disused, he meets Maeda Shuri, a girl in the same grade as him. While all this is going on, Setsu reunites with his older brother, who he hasn't seen in a while, and they play shamisen together...
Is it possible? Has Nishikata finally one-upped Takagi at long last?
At last, it is time for Umezono Academy to perform. In spite of their nerves, the Tsugaru Shamisen Appreciation Club begins their performance boldly. Setsu's overwhelming sound overlaps and intermingles with the sounds of the other Umezono members who each hold their own. As the images that arise in their hearts come together, their sounds come together too. Where will their performance take them?
Shuri is caught listening to music during class and has her cellphone confiscated. The song heard through her earphones is Setsu's grandfather, Matsugoro's, improvisation piece "Shungyou." How? How does she know that song? When Setsu asks about it, Shuri tells him that's a song that holds precious memories for her and her grandmother.
Sometimes, there isn’t any need for words. Other times, there are. And every so often, a relationship grows closer despite the teasing.
The owner of a shop selling traditional Japanese instruments, Oodawara Hiroshi, has taken the Tsugaru Shamisen Appreciation Club to Aomori for a training camp. The members start practicing right away, but Shuri falls into a slump and Setsu, caught up in his own worries, doesn't seem very interested in helping her out. Then, Oodawara tells them a little of the history of Tsugaru shamisen and it serves as a catalyst for Setsu to find the answer he's been looking for...
The Tsugaru Shamisen Appreciation Club has placed 3rd in the Matsugorou Cup. Next, the individual competition finally begins. However, someone unexpected has come to the venue—Kamiki Ryuugen. He reveals to Umeko that he wants Setsu to inherit the Kamiki School from him because...
Umino Nagi was swapped with another child at birth. He’s going to meet his real parents today, but on his way to school, he meets a girl who is threatening to die to get out of her engagement.
Living together with Erika gives Nagi an opportunity to focus on exam prep, except when they run into trouble.
Nishikata is so happy summer vacation is starting, but Takagi-san doesn't seem that excited. She suggests they should practice tandem riding during vacation. When Nishikata agrees, she finally seems enthusiastic about summer vacation.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
After being so deeply moved by Setsu's performance, Shuri decides to seriously pursue playing the shamisen. With Setsu at the center, Shuri, Shuri's childhood friends Yamazato Yui and Yaguchi Kaito, and the addition of Nagamori Rai, a fellow student with shamisen experience in a different style, the Tsugaru Shamisen Appreciation Club is formed! But with everyone being new to Tsugaru shamisen, Setsu isn't sure how to approach teaching them, so he ends up...
Hiro and Nagi begin studying together in the mornings, but unexpected circumstances put a wrench in their relationship.
Hiro and Nagi go on date at the amusement park. Sachi is not amused.
Nagi and Erika are now engaged, but Nagi can’t wrap his head around how loaded Erika is, and Erika seems to have concerns of her own.
Erika joins Nagi’s and Hiro’s morning study sessions to wingman for Nagi, and Hiro wants to come hang out at her place.
Setsu plays, following his heart. He sets an image within the notes. With all his heart, he tries to convey it. The sound that pours from Setsu' shamisen draws forth memories from everyone who hears it. Then, the favorite for first place, Tanuma Souichiro's performance begins. The sound is overwhelming. Waves of it shake the auditorium and his performance charms the audience. With both of their performances over, the conclusion of the tournament brings...Watch Now:Amazon
Nishikata is studying hard for the test for the sake of his video games when Takagi-san enters the library. Takagi-san teaches him how to solve a math problem, but Nishikata can't help but think she's up to no good...Watch Now:Amazon
Sawamura Matsugorou, the grandfather of a young Tsugaru shamisen player, Sawamura Setsu, has died. In losing the grandfather whom he'd always admired, Setsu has lost his own sound, and so he has gone to Tokyo with no plans other than to search for what he's lost. When he gets caught up in some trouble, he's saved by Tachiki Yuna, a woman who works at a hostess club. Events progress, and Setsu ends up unveiling his musical skills as the opening act for a live concert...
Mina believes she’s mature enough to enjoy coffee, but Yukari and Sanae think otherwise. On a rainy day, Takagi-san has forgotten her umbrella. Nishikata to the rescue...?Watch Now:Amazon
Sachi and Nagi go shopping together for a Mother’s Day gift, but they can’t think of anything their mother would appreciate.
Having scored higher than anyone else in his grade, including Hiro, Nagi decides to finally confess to her.
Having topped his grade in the term exams, Nagi confesses to Hiro once again.
The Tsugaru Shamisen Appreciation Club has entered the tournament that Umeko is sponsoring, the Matsugorou Cup. Also participating are Tanuma Mai, who has thought of Setsu as a rival since they were little, and her older brother, Tanuma Souichi. With strong competitors like Osaka's Kaji Takaomi and Fukuoka's Arakawa Ushio gathered from all over Japan, the tournament is shaping up to be a fierce battle. And now, the curtain rises on the Matsugorou Cup's group competition!Watch Now:Amazon
Nagi tries to redeem himself after embarrassing himself in front of Hiro on their amusement park date.
Nishikata doesn't know what to write for his calligraphy class, so Takagi-san suggests they should both write what they want from each other. Nishikata wants Takagi-san to stop teasing him, of course, but what does Takagi-san want from Nishikata?Watch Now:Amazon
Sachi notices something going on between Erika and Nagi and decides to try to get to the bottom of it. Both she and Nagi are on the verge of a big decision.
Erika reveals who it is that she’s been trying to reach through social media.
Nagi is hoping to do the test of courage with Hiro, but Erika takes him instead. Nagi can’t figure out what it is that’s bothering her.
Erika and Nagi walk around the festival together, and she shocks him with how out-of-touch she is.
Nagi invites Hiro to join his group for a school field trip. The group is plunged into chaos with the addition of a couple more members.
Setsu has finally shown how he really feels. The Tsugaru Shamisen Appreciation Club is strengthening their bonds, but with their performance rapidly closing in, Shuri's insecurity and nervousness reach their peak. Shuri turns to Yui for support, but Yui's behavior seems strange somehow. Struggling with her own anxiety before the big event, Yui tries to act tough in front of Shuri, but she begins to collapse under the pressure...?
Sachi is worried about Hiro, so she brings Erika along to follow her and learn about her.
Erika’s parents want her to come home if she fails her make-up exams. She asks Nagi for help, but it may not be that easy.