Shintarou Kisaragi, a NEET--person "Not in Education, Employment, or Training"--has refused to leave the comfort of his room for two whole years. But Shintarou's easy and solitary life is about to take an unexpected turn when his computer crashes and he is forced to venture into the world he was happy to shut out forever...and stumbles into the middle of a hostage situation!
Takane Enomoto has a secret.
Her life is pretty weird. She attends high school with only one other student in her class and has a teacher who takes "underachievement" to exciting new heights--and neither of the know the truth about her double life as a legendary gamer. Somehow, these three misfits are going to have to put on a show for the school festival. But how does that connect to Takane's secret? And more importantly, how does that secret connect to the Mekakushi-dan? And come to think of it, how did Shintaro and the rest of the Mekakushi-dan's trip to the amusement park finally play out? Find out as multimedia creator Jin's blockbuster novel series hurtles into its second volume!
The past is never really gone.
A certain boy and girl meet on a certain endless summer day. They thought they were alone, misunderstood by everyone, but the powers they hold in their eyes lead them to a group that does understand them: the Mekakushi-dan. They're not alone anymore, but now they have a new mystery to solve: What is the phenomenon of the "kagerou daze," and who is the shadowy figure behind it?
Despite their youth, sorrow stalks Kano, Kido, and Seto. Their strange powers prevent them from fitting in at their orphanage, so finally, they escape. The trio is taken in by the Tateyama household, where the cheerful Ayano lives--but the peace is short-lived...
It was a never ending long, long summer day when Shintarou feels a sudden change in his body. While this is happening, he has a momentous meeting with his upperclassman, who tells Shintarou the secret truths about this world's past. What in the world is going on?
Now you see her, now you don't!