Hayato and his friends are depressed after the sudden farewell to Genbu. Meanwhile, shocking information comes in that Shinobu has decided to quit the driver of Shinkalion due to his family issues. Hayato couldn't say anything as Shinobu himself seems convinced to quit.
People connected by the Shinkansen are parting one after another. Hayato has completely lost his vigor and doesn't know what to do next.
In the episode
- Go One Step Ahead played as an insert song while Hayato and his friends are doing simulation.
English dub changes
Note: All characters are listed in order of their first appearances in the episode. The time they appear is the time from the Japanese dub.