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To get closer to Yusaku, Ryuuji and Taiga formulate several plans that end in failure. After Ryuuji tells Taiga that his relationship with Minori has not progressed, Taiga declares the need to play Cupid for him, since she . Minori Kushieda. Minori Kushieda is a girl in Ryūji's class and is initially the object of his Near the end of the race, two boys pushes Minori down and she throws a baseball at them. After Ryūji tells Taiga that his relationship with Minori has not progressed . For this blog I'm going to explain why I think Minori Kushieda from up again and says some stupid or funny phrase that ends up weirdly Yusaku and Minori are very close friends and have a weird connection with each.

But actually, I've never had that feeling for anyone before.

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I feel distant to those who talk about love in this world. That's because I can't see it. Since ghosts don't exist, I'll never see them". She is implying that she knows that Ryuuji is interested in her and likes her, but because he has never acted on his feelings, she doesn't believe it. She is trying to tell Ryuuji that if he is interested in her he needs to tell her. Taiga's Father Return Arc In episode 12, when Ryuuji tells Minori that Taiga and her father are beginning to reconnect, Minori gets angry and argues with Ryuuji that Taiga should not have anything to do with her father; while Ryuuji feels the opposite.

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During the festival, Taiga's father does not show up, and Ryuuji does not apologize to Minori. Just as Taiga makes a dramatic appearance in the beauty contest, Ryuuji receives a text from her father saying he would not be able to live with her. Taiga wins the beauty contest, despite the sadness that her father did not show up. A race is held to determine who will dance with Taiga, and Ryuuji, finally understanding Minori's warning, is determined to win it, using short cuts and stepping on top of other participants.

Minori also decides to run the race for her best friend, even surpassing Ryuuji. Near the end of the race, two boys pushes Minori down and she throws a baseball at them. However, he goes back for her. They hold hands as they cross the finish line together, forgiving each other.

Christmas Eve Party Arc In episode 17, Minori becomes disoriented during a baseball game because of what Ami had said about Minori's feelings of guilt, and makes a mistake that causes her team to lose the game. After Ryuuji tells Taiga that his relationship with Minori has not progressed, Taiga declares the need to play Cupid for him, since she wants to be good for Santa.

At school the next morning, Kitamura announces that the student council will organize a Christmas Eve party to boost romantic feelings among students. Taiga and Ryuuji ask Minori to go to the party with them, but she vehemently declines.

This causes Taiga and Ryuuji to worry about Minori. As Christmas approaches, everyone is helping with the Christmas party and helps put together an artificial Christmas tree topped with a glass star that Taiga brought, which she says is her most valuable Christmas ornament. Everyone is pleased with their efforts and awed by the sight of the tree lit up. However, a stray softball crashes through the gym window and knocks over the tree, smashing the star.

This sends Minori into deep regret and she forces it upon herself to fix the broken star; despite her protests, Ryuuji helps her out. The baseball club apologizes and Minori leaves, still declining Ryuuji's offer of going to the party as she feels she would not be welcome after the accident. Despite hearing that, Ryuuji promises her that he will wait for her. On the night of the party, Taiga brings over a suit for Ryuuji to wear while he still attempts to convince Minori to come.

The party begins with a special Christmas song performed by Taiga and Ami. Following the song, Ami informs Ryuuji that Taiga has left the party. Taiga decides to go home in order to wait for Santa Claus, stopping by Minori's house on the way to convince her to go to the party. Ryuuji, figuring she would be alone, goes to Taiga's apartment dressed up as a bear in order to help Taiga realize that she is not alone. Afterwards, she tells Ryuuji to go back and wait for Minori. Ryuuji leaves, despite initially resisting.

Taiga begins crying uncontrollably, thinking that with Ryuuji together with Minori, Ryuuji and herself can no longer stay together. Taiga rushes after Ryuuji, calling for him, but he is already gone. Minori, who was heading to the party, witnesses this.

When Minori meets Ryuuji at the school, she tells him that she "does not want to see ghosts and UFOs with him after all, and would rather not see them" implying to him that she does not wish to have a boyfriend at this point in time.

Ryuuji interprets this as being rejected and collapses onto the sidewalk. Ski Field Trip Arc Later in the year, their class is scheduled to have a ski field trip. Taiga points out to Ryuuji that this would be his last chance to confirm Minori's feelings before classes are rearranged.

Ryuuji catches up with Minori, who is still a bit disheartened from Christmas, and Taiga provides an opportunity for the two to start talking again. Later, Ryuuji, Minori, Yusaku, Ami and the other students go to Taiga's apartment to discuss plans for the trip. Ryuuji and Minori talk in the kitchen, where she constantly praises Ryuuji for the way Taiga has become. She wishes that things would stay the way they were forever, while Ryuuji knows that it would not be possible, and becomes determined to confess properly.

During the ski trip, Ryuuji has a brief talk with Minori and Minori puts on the hairpin Ryuuji supposedly got for her during Christmas, saying Taiga gave it to her. He realizes that no matter what he does, Minori's feelings for him will not change. Later, they investigate the girl's room in order to find out the true reason behind Minori's rejection, only to end up hiding in a closet along with Taiga, when Ami, Minori, Mayaand Nanako come in.

Ami brings up the topic of Ryuuji's rejection by Minori, and the two get angry at each other.

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Minori tells Ami that she shouldn't judge her because the other couldn't see or read her heart and Ami tells Minori that she was really good at faking. The next day, Taiga and Minori accidentally run into Ami on their sled. Ami feels that they did it on purpose because of last night's argument and engages in a physical fight with Minori. Minori drops her hairpin on a nearby slope and Taiga goes to search for it by herself, but ends up falling down without the others noticing.

When Taiga does not return, Yusaku, Minori, and Ryuuji search for her. Ryuuji contemplates his feelings for Taiga as he realizes he left her alone again. Ryuuji finds her at the bottom of a hill, bleeding and covered in snow. As Ryuuji carries her back, a barely conscious Taiga thinking that he is Yusaku, apologizes and confesses that she cannot stop loving Ryuuji. Ryuuji tells Yusaku later on to lie for him and say that it was Yusaku who saved Taiga instead of him.

Valentine's Day Arc As Valentine's Day approaches, Taiga decides to make everyone some chocolate as thanks for the things they have done for her. However, when Minori notices that Taiga believed Yusaku rescued her from the ski trip instead of Ryuuji, she becomes angry. She confronts Taiga, with Ami and Yusaku blocking the exits, trying to get her to show her true feelings. Taiga says she only wanted Minori to be happy, but Minori says that happiness is something only she can decide for herself.

Taiga runs off and Minori decides to go after her, asking Ryuuji if he will go after her too. Ryuuji decides to help Minori go after Taiga. While running to catch up, Minori shouts that she has always liked Ryuuji but held back because of her friendship with Taiga and because Taiga needed him more than she did; she also says that Taiga has to obtain her own happiness as well. She tells Ryuuji that this was a giant goodbye and then she places her fist in his lips and when Ryuuji leaves her in the infirmary to run after Taiga, she presses her fist to her lips as an indirect kiss; her first and last kiss with Ryuuji.

Yusaku calls up and asks them to go to Ami's house. Minori, Ami, and Yusaku do not agree with their plans but decide to support them. Minori ends up lending all her life savings to the two. When the others leave Ami's house, Minori stays and there she breaks down and cries. If you trip in life, you cry. But when they get there they find out that she had her day off that day. As they are looking at fashion magazine, Taiga notices that a girl coming into the restaurant is pictured in the magazine, a model called Kawashima Ami.

To their surprise Yusaku is also there with her and tells them that they are childhood friends and she has come to visit for a while. Ami begins taunting Taiga to the point that Taiga slaps her. Seeing Yusaku and Ryuuji coming back she starts crying. Yusaku apologizes for what happens and takes Ami home.

The next day they find out that Ami will be in their school, even in their very class. With Aisaka's habit of referring to different people disparagingly as dogs, Ami soon earns the nickname "Stupid Chihuahua" 'baka-chi'. At school the next morning, Kitamura announces that the student council will organize a Christmas Eve Party to boost romantic feelings among students and Taiga and Ryuuji ask Minori to go to the party with them, but she vehemently declines.

This causes Taiga and Ryuuji to worry about Minori. As Christmas approaches, the whole class helps in preparing for the Christmas party, including setting up a large artificial Christmas tree, Taiga contributes a heavy glass star for the top, which she says is her favorite Christmas ornament.

Everyone is pleased with their efforts and awed by the sight of the tree lit up. However, a stray softball crashes through the gym window and knocks over the tree, smashing the star.

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The baseball club apologizes and Minori blames herself for losing control of the ball. She leaves, still declining Ryuuji's offer of going to the party as she feels she would not be welcome after the accident. Despite hearing that, Ryuuji promises her that he will wait for her. On the night of the party, Taiga brings over a suit for Ryuuji to wear while he still attempts to convince Minori to come. The party begins with a special Christmas song performed by Ami and Taiga.

Following the song, Taiga leaves the party to go home in order to wait for Santa Claus, stopping by Minori's house on the way to convince her to attend the party. Ryuuji goes to Taiga's apartment dressed up as a 'Bear Santa Claus', cheering her up so that she realizes she is not alone. Afterwards, she tells Ryuuji to go back and wait for Minori and after some resistance-- for apparently he would rather spend the evening with Taiga-- he leaves.

Taiga begins crying uncontrollably, thinking that with Ryuuji together with Minori, Ryuuji and herself can no longer be such close friends. Taiga rushes after Ryuuji, calling for him, but he is already gone. Minori, who was heading to the party, witnesses this. Ski Trip Arc The school is supposed to have a field trip in Okinawa but the hotel where they were going to stay burned down; so the trip is reorganized at a ski resort.

Ryuuji blames himself for this because earlier he had wished everything would burn just to make his worries disappear. One night, Ryuuji, Yusaku, Koji Haruta and Noto go to the girls' room to check on them but find the girls are not there. When they hear the door opening, they all dive into the closet to hide. After finding out that it was Taiga who came in, they snatch her into the closet before the other girls come in.

From the closet all four boys and Taiga overhear an argument between Minori and Ami about Minori rejecting Ryuuji. The next day, Ami tries to apologize to Ryuuji about what happened last night unaware that Ryuuji heard everything. Then, Minori and Taiga, in a sled, accidentally hit Ami; as Minori and Ami fight over the blame for it, Minori's hair clip goes flying.

Taiga leaves to search for it and when the fight has been broken up the others realize she is missing. Ryuuji, Yusaku, and Minori decide to find her themselves. A snow storm has begun but near the place where the fight took place Minori discovers an opening in the fence. Ryuuji descends the hill to look for her, spying the hair clip sparkling in one of the trees. Not far below he discovers Taiga lying inert in the snow with a head wound.

As he carries her back uphill, Taiga mumbles that she wants Ryuuji and Minori to be together but admits she cannot stop loving Ryuuji. Ryuuji realizes she believes Yusaku is carrying her; and once Taiga recovers he makes Yusaku promise to deny the truth and, to spare Taiga the embarrassment, to allow her to believe Yusaku had indeed been the one to save her.

Ryuuji's mother, Yasuko, collapses from exhaustion while working a second job at a bakery. To help Yasuko, Taiga agrees to take her shift at the bakery, with Ryuuji agreeing to work there as well.

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Taiga and Ryuuji were selling chocolates for the bakery for Valentine's Day. Taiga gets the idea to call Ami to the bakery and have her help sales by providing testimonials how much she loves the chocolates there. Ami argues with her about it but eventually takes the box of chocolates and advertises how much she and her model friends love the chocolates. Taiga and Ryuuji meet their quota and Taiga buys the rest of the chocolates. Valentine's Day Arc As Valentine's Day approaches, she decides to make everyone some chocolate as thanks for the things they have done for her.

However, when Minori notices that she believes Yusaku rescued her from the ski trip instead of Ryuuji, she becomes angry. Minori confronts her, with Ami and Yusaku blocking the exits, trying to get her to show her true feelings.

After violently denying the likelihood that Minori is telling her the truth, Taiga admits she only wanted Minori to be happy. Minori tells her that happiness is something only she can decide for herself.

Taiga runs off and Minori decides to go after her, asking Ryuuji if he will go after her too. On her way out of the building Taiga hears Minori shouting that she has always liked Ryuuji but held back because she felt Taiga's friendship with him was based on a stronger emotional need.

She also says that she has to obtain her own happiness as well. Later, at work, she finds Ryuuji is waiting for her and agrees to talk to him after the shift. However, after work, Ryuuji's and Taiga's mothers confront their children and Ryuuji and Taiga, each seeing that their mothers are acting out of immature selfishness, decide to run away together.

At a bridge they stop to talk. After Taiga told Ryuuji that he has to live on, she accidentally pushes him into the river. Standing in the freezing water Ryuuji yells up to Taiga to admit his plan of running away and marrying her in two months. Minori, Ami, and Yusaku do not agree with their plans but decide to support them.

Ryuuji and Taiga pack for a long trip; but when Ryuuji spies Yasuko's note he realizes she had run away, like a child, and he convinces Taiga that they should visit his grandparents. Taiga leaves a dramatic message on Yasuko's phone, tricking her into believing Ryuuji is in danger, and Yasuko shows up at her parents' door for the first time in ten years. Taiga is impressed to see Ryuuji's family so swiftly healed.

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When she arrives back at her apartment and hears her mother's emotional voice mail messages, Taiga decides to break the promise to Ryuuji and to change her ways, preferring to mend the breach with her own mother rather than to go on fleeing and avoiding all her problems.

Minori feels that this is supposed to encourage them to do their best. Everyone gets together to send a group picture to her with the artificial star that she left for the Christmas Eve party. She claims she had wanted to surprise him. He admits she appears taller-- probably because he had not seen her in more than a year. She replies she has not grown even a single millimeter. Finally he says the three words 'I love you' to her, without the slightest hesitation.

But, true to character, she claims that he has terrible timing and should've picked a better place to say "such embarrassing things", giving him a headbutt that sends him flying to the floor. Ryuuji is 18 by this time so one can assume he will endeavor to fulfill his promise to marry and support her. This section appears in the anime during the last half of the credit sequence; it's easily missed if one tunes out at the start of the end title.

They eventually became good friends because of the controversial love letter that made Ryuuji know that Taiga was planning on confessing her love for his best friend Yusaku which made him show Taiga everything about his crush from love letters, music and others since he can't let his feelings out. After understanding everything that Ryuuji had said, Taiga accidentally read one of his love letter making her know that Ryuji has a crush on her best friend Minori.