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Toshio is shocked to learn that Megumi has died from anemia, and thus he requests permission from her parents to an autopsy to be performed on her, but her father refuses. While heading to Megumi's funeral, Natsuno meets Ritsuko Kunihiro, a nurse working at Ozaki Clinic.
After paying her respects to her friend, Kaori approaches Natsuno and attempts to give Megumi's summer greeting card present to him, but he declines, stating that he was not very close to Megumi.
Meanwhile, Toshio and his staff conclude that Megumi died from an uncommon type of anemia but the cause of death remains unknown. More deaths start to attract the attention of Toshio, with the latest victim refusing to see the doctor.
Toshio and Seishin meet up with the town councilman, Ishida, who reveals that ten people died from mysterious causes between Sotoba and Mizobe, a neighboring village, in an unusually short period of time.
At 17:30, the trio discusses the ten August deaths in recent days in order (the first three being found dead in Yamairi):
- August 1: Ookawa Gigorou and Murasako Hidemasa
- August 5: Murasako Mieko
- August 6: Goutouda Shuuji
- August 11: Hirosawa Takatoshi
- August 15: Shimizu Megumi
- August 17: Yasumori Giichi
- August 18: Ootsuka Yasuyuki
- August 21: Goutouda Fuki
- August 23: Shimizu Ryuuji
Toshio has reason to believe an epidemic is spreading, so he, Seishin, and Ishida do their best to investigate further without panicking the populace. Toshio swears to find out the cause of this and save his village.
At the Yuuki household, Natsuno is in his room after having returned from Megumi's funeral, and suddenly feels uncomfortable and closes up his window, like he always did to prevent the late Megumi from watching him. However, it still brings no comfort as he feels a pair of eyes watching him from outside.