Draken and Mikey fight over who is Takemichi's friend and destroy his childhood items in the process, but Takemichi manages to end their fight by accident. After their friendship is rekindled, Takemichi attends a summer festival on August 3 as Hinata's date. During their date, Yamagishi calls Takemichi, warning him that Draken may be in danger. Takemichi spies on several Tokyo Manji Gang members and learns that Kiyomasa plans on killing Draken for humiliating him. Takemichi is discovered and assaulted by the group, but after Hinata finds and comforts him, he regains his resolve to fight.