|Seventh Killing Spirit|
|Ending||A Walk's Promise|
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Kaori and Akira are discovered spying in the woods by Natsuno who tells them to leave the vicinity of the mansion. When Akira mentions seeing Yasuyuki, the lumber factory owner who died recently, alive and entering the mansion, Natsuno realizes that both he and the Tanaka siblings suspect something about the people at the mansion. Natsuno tells them of seeing Megumi as well. To be sure, they go to dig up her grave to see if she is there.
Meanwhile, a revived Masao is trapped in his casket and, while struggling to escape, remembers how he died: the librarian attacked him and drank his blood for several days before he expired, while unable to call for help. He is freed by Tatsumi, who informs Masao that he is now one of the okiyagari, meaning "risen", which has all the aspects of a vampire. To train Masao, he takes him to a boarded up house and teaches him about surviving as a okiyagari. Tatsumi is revealed to be a special vampire known as a jinrou who can stay outdoors during the day and survive for long periods of time without drinking human blood. He convinces Masao that it's okay to attack and feed on his fellow human villagers in order to survive.
Elsewhere, Giichi Yasumori sends in his wife, Setsuko, to Toshio at Ozaki clinic. Toshio instructs him to allow her to stay at his clinic for supervision, and promises to protect her. Later, Seishin informs Toshio of Ishida, the councilman, who is now missing along with the records of deaths in the village. The Junior Monk is shocked to learn that Toshio believes that vampires are the cause of the deaths so far. Toshio intends to capture the culprits using Setsuko as bait and wants Seishin to help him, and the monk tells him that he will consider it.
In the forest cemetery, the Tanaka siblings meet up with Natsuno, prepared to dig up Megumi's grave.