"Hello!! This is Volume 27. I'm so happy to be with you all again. Lately, as far as I'm concerned... My life has been an indoors one. I've been hooked on an internet virtual pet game where you can raise a dog on your screen. I also write email and chat online. Everyday, I think "I'd better get out or I'm going to be in trouble.""
"Although Tsukushi Makino is from a poor family, she attends an elite school for the super rich, where her life has become intertwined with the "F4," the ruling boys of the school, in a whirlwind of love and confusion! Tsukushi makes a shocking announcement at a party! Then her parents move into a tiny apartment, forcing Tsukushi and her brother to get their own place--next door to someone she knows. And, Tsukushi's friend Yuki is becoming increasingly infatuated with Sojiro, one of the F4. Is she willing to compromise herself for what she thinks he wants?!"
Chapter 177: Tsukushi reveals to everyone that she and Tsukasa are dating. It was published in Margaret in April 2000.
Chapter 178: The chapter was released on April 20, 2000. Tsukushi worries about Yuki, who decides to continue pursuing Sojiro.
Chapter 179: Tsukushi and her brother move into a new apartment without their parents. The chapter was released in May 2000.
Chapter 180: It was published on May 20, 2000 in Margaret. Tsukasa surprises Tsukushi by moving in next door.
Chapter 181: Yuki goes on a date with Sojiro who tells her about his first love. The chapter was published in early June 2000.
Side-columns: Yoko Kamio opens with speaking about being "hooked on" an internet game. She then talks of two "recent incidents" at the time, including her trip to Hong Kong, during which it rained the whole time. Lastly, she writes about buying a massage chair, wanting to bicycle to Shinjuku, and her favorite actress being Meg Ryan.