However, he has forgotten the name of the girl he made the promise to and hopes to be accepted into Tokyo University in order to find her.Having failed the entrance exam twice and with his parents no longer willing to support him, he goes to stay at his grandmother's hotel, only to find that it has been converted into a female-only apartment.As Keitarō is about to leave, Naru finally confesses her feelings to him at the airport and decides to wait for him to return.When Keitarō returns, he and Naru finally begin to express their feelings for each other.Around six months before the start of serialization, character designs were still going through several revisions before being settled upon.Several characters underwent complete redesigns and name changes.
After returning from Kyoto, Keitarō and Naru decide to retake the exams.
Despite their studying, and Naru's mock exam results, they both fail the exams.
The pair then have an argument and independently run off to Kyoto to clear their heads.
The anime series, special, and OVA were licensed for release in North America by Bandai Entertainment.
In July 2007, the license was acquired by Funimation, who released a boxset of the television series in February 2009.