Kobato. Episode 21 — ...Footsteps Of Spring
Published February 23, 2013
Kazuto shows up again, demanding payment. Kobato gets very worried, and decides to wait outside his office until he speaks with her. Waiting for a long time, and when he comes out she asks him about his feelings for Sayaka. Kobato passes out from the cold rain, and Kazuto carries her back to the nursery, where Sayaka and Kazuto are finally able to resolve the tension. Sayaka then begs Kazuto to wait till the children's graduation before closing down the nursery which he agrees. Kobato receives two konpeitos. Ioryogi stares out the window at the first blossoms of spring... time's up.