Huff...huff.........huh?! This is not running practice!! The villagers have nominated handsome young calligrapher Seishuu Handa to compete in the relay race--the main event of their annual sports festival! But while Handa undertakes some super-secret running practice, Hiroshi goes on a job interview, Tama awaits the results of her manga submission, the adults concentrate on defeating Rokunosaki (the neighboring village) and the kids do their best to keep up with the adults! Everyone's hard at work in Volume 9 of this super-popular, hot 'n' hearty island comedy!!