Chapter 5:

Stroll Around The City

Why Is This Girl So Shy Around Me?!

Makoto arrives downtown and then something hits him.Bookmark here

"Wait...I still haven't eaten today! I need to get some food."Bookmark here

Makoto walks around the town seeing a lot of regular shops and restaurants, but doesn't want anything big because he still wants to eat dinner. After walking for 8 minutes he finally finds a small ramen shop and goes in.Bookmark here

"Hey, how's it going?"Bookmark here

The female owner turns around.Bookmark here

"I'm doing fine. What can I get you today."Bookmark here

"I'd like some miso ramen please."Bookmark here

She goes to start the ramen and someone from the back comes out.Bookmark here

"Aoi come help me with this."Bookmark here

Someone who seems to be the owners daughter starts to help out her mother. Makoto stares in anticipation waiting to eat his ramen. Some time passes and the owner's daughter Aoi places the ramen in front of Makoto.Bookmark here

"Here you go. Enjoy."Bookmark here

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Makoto goes to take his first bite and is surprised on how good it is. He is enjoying his ramen but time is passing and no one seems to enter.Bookmark here

'Weird, am I really the only one that's here?'Bookmark here

Makoto puts his thoughts away and went back to his ramen.Bookmark here

-10 minutes later-Bookmark here

" that was good. I'm definitely coming back here."Bookmark here

"Thank you for your feedback."Bookmark here

"Woah you scared me. But yes it was very delicious."Bookmark here

Aoi had come up to collect the bowl that Makoto left and to receive the money.Bookmark here

"Here you go ¥1000 right."Bookmark here

"Yes. Have a nice day."Bookmark here

Makoto had left the ramen shop and continued to walk around seeing a lot of shops but not any that interested him until...Bookmark here

"A manga store!"Bookmark here

"Makoto entered the store ecstatic now knowing that there was a manga store nearby. He browses around looking for the new volume of manga he has been reading.Bookmark here

"Here it is! Now to go pay for it."Bookmark here

Makoto heads to the cashier counter and places his manga down.Bookmark here

"I'd like to buy this please."Bookmark here

Makoto leaves the store and decides it's time to head home not because he's tired but because he wants to read his newly purchased manga as fast as possible.Bookmark here

-35 minutes later Makoto arrives home-Bookmark here

"I'm home."Bookmark here

"Welcome home big brother."Bookmark here

"Hey Himari. Is dinner almost ready?"Bookmark here

"Yes."Bookmark here

Makoto heads toward the kitchen and sees his mom cooking and his dad reading a magazine at the table.Bookmark here

"Makoto you've finally arrived home. Dinner will almost be ready so sit down on the table."Bookmark here

As he is sitting down he turns to his little sister.Bookmark here

"So Himari how was your first day of junior high school?"Bookmark here

"It was good. I made a lot of new friends. What about you?"Bookmark here

"The same except I only made 2 new friends."Bookmark here

Makoto's dad turns to him and sees the bag that Makoto had on the floor.Bookmark here

"Looks like you went to explore am I right?"Bookmark here

"Yes I did."Bookmark here

"Did you like the area?"Bookmark here

"It was cool now knowing that there is a manga store I can shop at. Oh, and there was a ramen shop that served delicious ramen."Bookmark here

His mom turned around fast.Bookmark here

"Are you saying that you already ate?"Bookmark here

"No, I'm still hungry from the fact I didn't eat breakfast or lunch today."Bookmark here

Finally after waiting for a while the dinner is served and Makoto chows down on the food and heads to his room. He jumps onto his bed and takes out the purchased manga volume from his bag.Bookmark here

"Finally I can just read this."Bookmark here

Makoto reads the manga and the night goes on and does his necessities. Then he goes to sleep ending his first day of his new life in a new city and a new school.Bookmark here

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