Claude decides to go on a picnic with Yune and Oscar. This is where she starts recalling the sad memories of her older sister, Shione.
In the past, Alice barges in to take Yune places she wants to go. This time around, her request to visit the Grand Magasin was different as Claude harshly rejects her request. I’m surprised how Alice didn’t make a big commotion about the whole thing. Normally, she would pester Claude to no end until he changes his mind. Nevertheless, I still think that Claude’s reply was rather rude and it’s obvious that he hasn’t gotten over the rivalry. Still, Yune changing her decision and not wanting to visit the Grand Magasin ever disappointed me. I felt that she shouldn’t have appeased him because of his beliefs. It’s not like the place will give her a bad influence. Thankfully, he makes it up by taking her on a picnic.
During the picnic, I adored how Oscar was very playful with Yune. He uses his magic to stop rain and make a sandwich appear in the basket. While these tricks are rather simple, I’m surprised how he tricked her into drinking wine considering how young she was. Then again, minors drinking alcohol in private is not technically illegal in France, so it’s no a problem. Even so, she enjoyed it, but it brings some melancholic moments about her sister.
After Yune was in a short slumber from the wine, she begins to recall a memory about her sister to Claude. When she retold the story, it felt like a tragedy. Apparently everyone except Yune was afraid of Shione because of her blight blue eyes. To cheer her up, Yune puts a spell on her to hide it from everyone else. It worked and Shione regains her confidence. Sadly, she eventually lost her vision as a result and Yune started to believe that it’s her own fault. Although this coincidental event led to her remorseful feeling about the wish, she has to realize that her older sister shared her health so she can live a better life. In a way, Shione’s situation is somewhat similar Camille’s as they sacrifice something so their younger siblings will have a better life. So, I think Yune shouldn’t feel too bad about herself as she cared deeply about her to relive the pressures her older sister was facing from society.
This episode was simply pretty as there were some sad and happy moments. Considering we are almost at the last episode, I believe that the story will end off nicely with Yune having fun with cats. As for the rest of the stuff, we have to wait until the manga goes on a bit further before a second season happens to see what lies ahead. ¶