After finding out that Zoey has a boyfriend, her father, Shintaro, gets mad and challenges Mark to a kendo match: only if the boy wins, Shintaro will allow the two to be together. Zoey complains to her mother, Sakura, who explains to her that her father really loves her and wants to protect her. Zoey learns that her parents also had to fight for the opportunity to be together. She then rushes to stop the fight, reminding Shintaro of what Sakura did in the same situation. With that, Zoey and Mark are finally allowed to be together.