Kiyotsugu is once again irritated that he has missed out on major yōkai events and voices his frustration during a meeting of the Kiyojūji Paranormal Investigation Squad. He proposes they investigate another event, but everyone leaves before he can finish talking.
On her way home, Natsumi catches sight of Kurotabō and follows to thank him for saving her from Sodemogi-sama a while back. However, he mysteriously disappears and she instead finds herself becoming more and more lost. Eventually, she comes to a traditional-styled Japanese house and approaches upon noticing that the door is open. She watches in horror as a monstrous creature springs from the occupant's drawing, but is stopped by a tall light-haired man when she turns to flee. The house's occupant and the newcomer talk about creating a new ghost story, using their newfound "catch."
The next day at school, Saori muses over Natsumi being absent. Kiyotsugu tells the Kiyojūji Paranormal Investigation Squad about an old ghost story connected to Tokyo's subways. Meanwhile, a boy riding the subway is startled by the appearance of a wild-eyed girl who resembles Natsumi, seated against the window...