Chapter 7: Kiyo Arrives in Kyoto Part 1, Chapter 8: Kiyo Arrives in Kyoto Part 2, Chapter 9: An Apprentice Maiko's Morning
About a year ago, in Aomori Prefecture. Kiyo is spending time with her grandma while getting ready for her and Sumire's departure to Kyoto that evening. Later, Kiyo, Sumire and Kenta have fun reminiscing about their childhood, and Kiyo's grandma serves them a specialty dish from the region to celebrate. Just before boarding the night bus, Sumire discovers what Kiyo has packed from home, as her grandma and Kenta look on.