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The Kanya Festival is approaching, and all four members of the Classic Lit Club are unable to sleep from the anticipation of it.


The Kanya Festival is approaching, and it is already the day before. All four members of the Classic Lit Club are unable to sleep from the anticipation of this festival. Eru takes it up a notch and goes to a shrine to pray for a good luck at the festival.

Houtarou gets ready to head for school at the front door, which is when his older sister says good morning. She feels that he will face some trouble of the festival, which he does not believe. She reasons that it is a tradition that the Classic Lit Club always faces some kind of trouble during the festival, which Houtarou doesn't like the sound of it.

He tells Tomoe that if she is so worried about this "tradition", she should give him some kind of lucky charm. In quick response, she tosses something towards Houtarou. He attempts to catch it, but fails. The item is a fountain pen, but as her sister then explains, it is out of ink and also has a broken tip. He attempts to complain to her about how he's being treated like a trash can, but Tomoe tells him that he'll be late if he doesn't leave now. As Houtarou leaves, Tomoe states that she might come to the festival if she's ever bored, which Houtarou doesn't want her to do.

"Mysteries" solved[]

Reason behind Mayaka's Melancholy Case - Pt. One[]



Hyouka OST- Ue wo Muite Arukou

  • This episode is adaptation of Ch. 1 "A Sleepless Night" and Ch. 2-1 "Has Something Happened With the Classics Club?" from The Kudryavka Sequence.
  • In this episode Mayaka is dressed as Frolbericheri Frol, character from the 1975 manga They Were Eleven by Moto Hagio.
  • In this episode Eru is seen listening to the school's A Capella Club performing the popular 1960's Japanese song "Sukiyaki" (Ue wo Muite Arukou, "I Look Up As I Walk") by Kyu Sakamoto.