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A Certain Boy and I ① (わたしとあるだん①, Watashi to aru Danshi 1?) is the eighty-eighth chapter of the 5-toubun no Hanayome manga series.

Cover Page

  • Color Spread: Nakano Quintuplets in sleepwear
  • Color Page: Fuutarou and Young Nakano playing around Kyoto
  • Title Page: same as Color Spread.
  • Announcement:
    • 4.5 million Japanese volume sales announced
    • 5-toubun no Hanayome Fanbook and Exhibition event announced.

Summary

Story Impact

  • Fuutarou's and Yotsuba's original motivation to study is for the sake of their little sister and mother, respectively.
  • Yotsuba is the first sister to "change" her looks, and her sisters followed suit (starting with Itsuki) in middle school.
  • Yotsuba's reason for her change in look is so that other people (originally Fuutarou) won't mistook her for her sisters again.
  • Rena passed away sometime after her and the quintuplets' visit to Grandpa.
  • Itsuki trying to replace her mother's place/role originated from losing her mother and wants her to stay with the sisters.

Chapter Notes

  • Yotsuba met with Fuutarou in the Kyoto Station.[page 4]
  • Yotsuba bought the charm together with Fuutarou in Kiyomezudera.[page 4]
  • Yotsuba used to call Fuutarou as "Fuutarou-kun."[page 5]
  • Fuutarou's daily allowance was 5 yen.[page 7]
  • Yotsuba explained Nakano's family poor condition to Fuutarou.[page 8] Itsuki also stated this in Chapter 41.
  • Raiha was in 1st year of elementary school during Elementary School Kyoto Trip.[page 10]
  • Fuutarou's "being someone necessary" originated from Yotsuba's speech and goals.[page 10]
  • Fuutarou's reason/motivation to study is for her little sister's sake, while Yotsuba's is for her mother's sake.[page 11]
  • Maruo went to Kyoto just for the sake of finding the lost daughter of Rena's.[page 13]
  • Nino gave Fuutarou the nickname "Fuu-kun" to during Elementary School Kyoto Trip.[page 13]
  • Ichika met Fuutarou and talk to him during the night he stayed in the sisters' place.[page 14]
  • Rena Nakano's health were gradually worse, implying she was suffering from an unknown illness (for her cause of death).[page 15]
  • Nino saw Fuutarou from afar during the night he stayed in the sisters' place.[page 16]
  • Yotsuba was the first one to wear an accessory (to differentiate herself from her sisters), during their visit to Nakano's Grandpa.[page 16]
  • Yotsuba's reason for her change in look is so that other people (originally Fuutarou) won't mistook her for her sisters again.[page 17]
  • Yotsuba used to have the best grade among the Nakano Quintuplets (once she tried hard).[page 17]
  • Itsuki was the second one to wear an accessory and look different from her sisters.[page 18]
  • Another mention of Gotoubun Principle, said by Rena Nakano.[page 19]
  • Rena passed away sometime after her and the quintuplets' visit to Grandpa.[page 19]
  • Itsuki trying to replace her mother's place/role originated from losing her mother and wants her to stay with the sisters.[page 20]
  • Nakano's Grandpa was sick around the time Rena Nakano's funeral (apparently due to previous Yotsuba's change in look).[page 21]
  • Maruo adopted/took care of the sisters starting Rena Nakano's funeral.[page 22]
  • Ichika was the first one to cut her hair.[page 23]

Characters

List of characters in order of their appearance:

Quote

Trivia

  • Nino's statement in Chapter 14 gets explained in this chapter, she only saw Fuutarou from afar, this is why she felt like have seen the boy in the picture before.
  • Ichika's statement in Chapter 66 gets explained in this chapter, she chatted with someone Yotsuba wanted to befriend.
  • Negi's Shoe Panel:
    • Page 21: arrival
  • Many tourist attractions in Kyoto were recreated in this chapter. The place where Fuutarou and Yotsuba prayed at was based on Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto, Japan.

References

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