Hotaru is excited and decides to stay in town till Kokonotsu agrees with his dad. But that won’t be an easy task.
Later that day, Kokonotsu visits a local cafe ran by some of his friends. He is served coffee by Saya, who seems to like Kokonotsu, but as naive as he is, is unable to notice her.
He gave her some candy, she doesn’t really enjoy sweets, but ends up taking them. His older brother can’t control himself and ends up making fun of her.
Saya leaves and find Hotaru laying in the middle of a rice plantation. She offers her place to take a shower and rest some time. There Hotaru tells her story in a very colorful way, stating that she will be around till the day she can fulfill her mission.
Dagashi Kashi (だがしかし)
A manga series by Kotoyama. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shounen Sunday since June 2014. A light novel adaptation titled Dagashi Kashi: Mou Hitotsu no Natsu Yasumi, written and illustrated by Manta Aisora, was published by Shogakukan on December 18, 2015. An anime adaptation by Feel start airing on January 7, 2016.