ODL – Chapter 95 – An Adult’s Worries

[Hiyorin’s PoV]

“Haahhhhhhh…” (Hiyori)

After Souma-kun went back… I started rolling around on my yoga mat. I wanted to disappear into a hole, but since there wasn’t one, this was the only option.

“I… said something weird again.” (Hiyori)

A strong sense of regret overwhelmed me knowing that I had made Souma-kun worried because of how conscious I was about my age. On top of that, I had forced him into doing various things because of it, creating an awkward atmosphere.

“Uuuu… I’m trying not to worry too much about it, but…” (Hiyori)

In Souma-kai… I’m the only one in my late twenties. Not to mention, I was about to turn thirty soon.

In contrast, Souma-kun and Shizuka-chan are in their early twenties, and even Mafuyu-chan is still a teenager.

There were a lot of times when I was worried about being left out of their youthful atmosphere.

“When it comes to Souma-kun… something weird always happens.” (Hiyori)

It’s true.

This doesn’t happen with Shizuka-chan or Mafuyu-chan.

…When I’m talking with Souma-kun, there’s a part of me that becomes timid.

Of course, part of the reason was because I didn’t want to disappoint Souma-kun, who was my fan, but… I feel like there’s more to it.

“…I wonder what Souma-kun thinks of me… maybe he doesn’t consider me as a romantic interest…” (Hiyori)

Ultimately, that’s what I’m afraid of.

I don’t want Souma-kun to think of me as an old lady, so I keep emphasizing it.

A part of me also did it in the hopes that he would deny it and say that it was not true. It made me feel relieved whenever I heard that from him.

Even though I already knew what he thought about my age, I couldn’t help but continue.

“…Hmm, what did I just say…?” (Hiyori)

It feels like I blurted out something outrageous.

Did I say… romantic interest?

“Uwaaa…” (Hiyori)

My body suddenly feels hot. I couldn’t stand it anymore, and I continued rolling around on the mat. After rolling for a while, I found myself lying on the cold, hard floor of my living room.

“… Even though, I used to think of him as a cute younger brother…” (Hiyori)

He might have gone beyond just being cute…

TL Notes:

Thanks for reading!

This is probably the shortest chapter I ever translated.
I thought that she already liked him during that one chapter before but I guess the thought still hasn’t caught up to her, or at least until now. 

Also, I managed to get the Hydro Archon, it took all of my wishes lol. And yes I did lose 50/50 and got c2 Mona.


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Whoa, definitely a short one.

Come on, Hiyorin! Your age is your advantage, just attack him! He’s already legal anyway **Lenny face**


RIP for losing the 50/50,and congrats for getting Furina

Thanks for the chapter