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Title: 5 May

Published: Approximately June – August 2001 in Dengeki Daioh

Volume 3

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Part 1[]

  • Spring
  • Stop
  • Catface Kagura
  • Kindness
  • Kagura on the case
  • Left out?
  • Pair
  • Be strong
  • The details
  • Would it hurt?
  • Painful mistake
  • Safety spinning
  • Spin
  • Twenty each way
  • The result

Part 2[]

  • Gotcha
  • Today's competition
  • Appreciation
  • Note
  • Evolution
  • Don't run
  • Kitty
  • High speed
  • Got left out
  • Get started
  • Tough
  • Tricky
  • Change of plans


  • Kagura encountered Sakaki when she had bad luck with cats before. Here, she gets to find out that cats always bite Sakaki, as the first character besides Sakaki herself and Chiyo-chichi (as she revealed to him in her New Year's dream).
  • Kimura has called Kaori by her nickname before, and here she complains to him about it.
  • We have found out earlier that Sakaki is a terrible artist which is also shown here from her doodles in the margins.
  • Kagura keeps insisting on driving cats away from Sakaki since she heard about her problem.
  • Yomi talks about one of the advantages of exercising being that you can eat more without getting fat, in reference to her obsession with her weight. Tomo also teases her about this.



Cultural References[]

  • Kagura and Osaka talk about Osakan stand-up comedy. Osaka also jokingly takes on the tsukkomi (straight man) role when talking with Chiyo-chan.
  • Sakaki draws animals (probably cats) in her school book, and Kagura draws an arrow through the head of one of them.
  • When Yomi shows off her flexibility, Osaka compares her to an octopus.

Unanswered Questions[]

  • Where Chiyo, Yomi and Tomo are going when they start talking about Yomi's teeth.
  • Chiyo talks about something she is currently looking up, but it's unknown what it is.
  • Why Yomi gets a toothache so frequently.
  • If Yomi really did go to the dentist.
  • How it went when Tomo almost got run over by a car.
  • What Kagura wanted to tell Tomo when she called on her.
  • When Osaka presumably got in trouble because her friends were eating everything first when they got barbecue.

Memorable Moments[]

  • Kagura's attempt to drive off the cats who try to bite Sakaki. Sakaki later tries to "face the problem head-on" but without success.
  • Against her will, Kaorin becomes president of Kimura's class. He also suggests she call him "Kimurin".
  • Osaka's decision to become more fit (strong and flexible). However, she can only do one push-up and is incredibly stiff in her body.


16px-Quote1 Well … You can call me "Kimurin" if you want. 16px-Quote2
Kimura (to Kaorin)
16px-Quote1 Bullied? More like … The opposite, really.

It seems like Kimura really likes me … Uu …'' 16px-Quote2

Kaorin (to Yomi) [shaking]
16px-Quote1 Aw, no. The real stuff's way more intense! There's fatalities, year after year! 16px-Quote2
Osaka (to Kagura, on Osakan stand-up comedy)
16px-Quote1 You should always chew slowly to appreciate your food. 16px-Quote2
16px-Quote1 All righty! Third year is the year of quickness! 16px-Quote2
16px-Quote1 Are you tough at barbecue, Yomi-chan? 16px-Quote2
16px-Quote1 Yomi's body is full of fat, which makes it soft and stretchy. 16px-Quote2
16px-Quote1 DOUBLE CHOP!! 16px-Quote2
Yomi (to Tomo)