The bacon Hachiken prepared with Pork Bowl's meat becomes a fad among the students and it does not take long for it to run out; Komaba plays on the local baseball team and his friends come to the stadium to cheer for him.
Hachiken finishes his gig with Mikage's family and returns to the dorm. He goes to visit Pork Bowl for the first time in a while, and finds him all fat and grown up into a respectable pig. But it also reminds Hachiken of Pork Bowl's imminent departure.
Hachiken learns that he cannot stay at the dorm over summer break due to renovations. As he dreads returning home, Mikage invites him to stay with her, leading him to decide to work part-time on her family's farm.
Ezonoo requires its students to join a sports club. Hachiken reluctantly begins to look for a club and checks out the equestrian club, where his classmate, Mikage, is also a member. Hachiken decides to join the club, thinking it'd make his life easier.