A maid is seen running the streets of Akiba until she runs into an alley and gets strangled to death by a man. This unknown man makes a call on the payphone to the person who bought his services, which we can presume to be Nagi, and he has one more job to do, with a deadline of one week.
Ranko Has a Date
After Nagomi won the Lady Omoe Clim competition, Onky Doink Cafe is finally full of customers, something that it’s unusual for our maids. But one client remains the same – Ranko’s regular, who keeps subtly flirting with her, making the other girls curious to see how it will unfold even if the romance between maid and master should is off limits and against the group rules, and Ranko would be disowned and probably wouldn’t even be able to get out of Akiba alive. It’s all over as soon as a maid falls in love.
Ranko goes to the kitchen where all the girls are she tells them that the customer, Mr. Suehiro, invited her on a date. Ranko has yet to reply to him, but the Manager comes into the kitchen and she tells her the time and location of her date, since he is a banker, and to lead him on a bit could end up with him lending them money. The Manager isn’t even sure if he really is a banker, but she assumes it because he walks around with an attaché case.
Panda Is Acting Weird
When Ranko wakes up, Panda is acting weird by not wanting to let her get out of the room and trying to stop her from going out.
Despite Nagomi being worried, she takes Ranko to another room, where the girls take care of her appearance for the date by doing her makeup, and nails and choosing an outfit for her. Inside the elevator is Panda once again, who keeps acting weird and before the door closes, we can hear Panda saying “What do you think happiness-” before it is cut off by the door closing. It’s the first time we hear Panda speaking!
Ranko arrives at her date, and they both take a stroll through the streets until they end up eating lunch on a bench at the Park. After their lunch, they visit the zoo and it seems that not much conversation is being done. At the zoo, one of their stops is the Panda section, and I keep having the odd feeling that it’s our Panda that is sitting there, watching over Ranko, but I could be wrong.
It’s already nighttime, and they are talking about what they should do next, maybe they should eat some hotpot! Suddenly, Ranko goes quiet and after Suehiro expresses concern towards her, she tells him that there’s something wrong with her as she lets her guard down in his presence.
Suehiro confesses to Ranko that he should be doing a job that night, but he usually works so much that he never takes care of himself, and he found that in her. When he first came into Oinky Doink, he was worn out emotionally and she gave him a place of solace. At Oinky Doink he could forget about work and the way she talked would cheer him up.
Suehiro makes an unexpected proposal to Ranko: to run away from Akiba together with him. Before she could reply, her hat flies away and while she tries to catch it, they share a kiss. Suehiro will be heading north tomorrow, and he expects Ranko to have an answer by then.
After Suehiro leaves Ranko to think, Panda comes out of the shadows, with a gun in its hand. Panda tells Ranko the story of a certain maid.
Once, there was a young girl who came to Akiba with dreams of becoming a maid, and although she got to be a maid, she was given menial tasks, but a master took a liking to her. Her days as a maid had finally begun and she was given an important task to kill the head of a rival maid Cafe. And this takes us back to the first episode when that maid shot Michiyo in front of Ranko. The maid was in terror but she hoped that she would rise in the ranks, as she also had a master that favored her. But the reality was harsh, and the man wasn’t a master but someone hired to kill her after she had served her purpose. She had never been seen as a maid to them, only disposable trash. After she got to run away from the man, she got hit by a car and even injured she was walking by herself until she reached a fair, where she saw a Panda statue and wished she could be one. And that’s how we got there.
She Had A Good Time With Everyone
Time moved forward without Panda, and she saw Akiba change throughout the years until she found Oinky Doink. Panda tells Ranko all of this because Suehiro approached her to kill her, hired by someone else just like it happened to Panda.
Panda apologizes to Ranko for killing someone so dear to her, and it brings joyful moments to her from when she worked at the Cafe with Michiyo. Before Panda can keep talking, she gets punched by Ranko, the Panda’s head falling off in the process. Ranko picks up the gun, and Panda’s only wish is for Ranko to tell everyone she had a good time with them before she gets shot.
Can’t Let Ranko Kill Her Master
It turns out that Ranko didn’t shoot the maid, but instead shot the suit’s head. Even if Ranko can’t forgive her, Michiyo wouldn’t want her to kill her. Before she leaves, Ranko tells her that she will take care of Suehiro herself.
At the dorm, Ranko is seen packing a bag before she leaves and asks Nagomi to take care of Oinky Doink for her. Could Ranko really leave Oinky Doink behind to go with Suehiro?
Suehiro is walking through an alley, on his way to meet with Ranko, when he gets shot from behind by Panda. She did it so Ranko wouldn’t have to kill one of her masters. Meanwhile, Ranko is sadly waiting for him to arrive.
Nagi = Wrath
Back at the Cafe, there’s blood outside of the door, and Panda is sitting back in her place. Ranko is angry at her for making amends like this, but she tells Ranko that fifteen years ago, the one who had her kill Michiyo was the current head of Creatureland, Nagi. And the person who gave Suehiro his orders to kill Ranko was Nagi as well. Ranko doesn’t seem to have much emotion on her face, but once she gets to the locker rooms, she picks up the gun from her locker and the look on her face is one of pure wrath.
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