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Chapter 11

Title: 1 January

Published: Approximately February 2000 in Dengeki Daioh

Volume 2

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Next Chapter → 12


  • Winter morning
  • Twins
  • Cat repellent
  • Everything's fine, right?
  • Blob
  • Naked jealousy
  • A very good girl
  • Newborn
  • Mrs. Yukari
  • Dropped something
  • How?
  • The Kimura family
  • Incomprehensible
  • Chiyo the lawyer
  • The lady's secret


  • In the first chapter, Sakaki was at the arcade playing the claw game hoping to win some stuffed animals. She does it again here.
  • At the end of Volume 1, the winter break is just about to start. Here, the girls meet each other again and Tomo mentions that Yomi seems to have gained weight since the last time they saw each other.



Cultural References[]

Sakaki visits the arcade.

Unanswered Questions[]

  • It is unknown why Yukari chose to mail out a photo of her cousin's baby to everyone in her class.
  • It is not said how or when Kimura and his wife met.
  • In this chapter, we do not find out what Kimura's wife sees in her husband.

Memorable Moments[]

  • Yomi's weight is mentioned for the first time in this chapter, an area which she is sensitive about, and of course, Tomo takes advantage of that.
  • Yukari confuses her students by inadvertently making them believe that she has just given birth to a child.
  • Here, Kimura's wife and daughter are introduced, and the girls are shocked upon the reveal that their teacher has a family. His wife is also a very beautiful woman, and according to Yukari, she accepts him because she is an angel.


16px-Quote1 Please beat some sense into her, won't you? 16px-Quote2
Yukari's mother (to Nyamo, on Yukari
16px-Quote1 Hey, did you gain a little weight over the new year? 16px-Quote2
Tomo (to Yomi)
16px-Quote1 High schoolers aren't allowed to get a New Year's allowance? 16px-Quote2
Tomo (to Chiyo)
16px-Quote1 STOP CONFUSING US LIKE THAT!! 16px-Quote2
The class (to Yukari, on the picture of the baby she mailed out to them)
16px-Quote1 [She's] my wife. 16px-Quote2
Kimura [in English]
16px-Quote1 Maybe we oughta call the police or somethin'! 16px-Quote2
16px-Quote1 From what I hear, she's got a heart of gold to accept him and all of his faults. 16px-Quote2
Yukari (on Kimura's wife)