Title- Hotaru's Secret
Date- March 5th, 2008
It is summer time in Gakuen Alice and Mikan's class are having swimming lessons. Natsume is not swimming, because of his weak body. Also Hotaru is hiding and is later found by Subaru who is put in charge of teaching her how to swim. Hotaru has trouble learning how to swim, which causes conflict between Hotaru and Subaru. Tsubasa asks Mikan about the stealing alice then tells her to not handle things herself. Ruka sees Mikan sad and splashes her with water to cheer her up. The class leaves and Hotaru was left with Subaru alone. Hotaru disappears, which makes Subaru worry that she is drowning. She is found using her invention, the "Swimmer's Muscle Sticker", to help her swim. Hotaru tells him it's a secret and compares to his secret. Hotaru meets outside with Mikan who has brought an umbrella for her.