A Tear-Colored Rondo
Episode 20
Japanese Title 涙色のロンド
Romanized Title Namida Iro no Rondo
English Title A Tear-Colored Rondo
Airdate 2007-02-18
Theme Music
Opening Brand New Breeze by Kanon
Ending Crescendo by Stella Quintet
Previous Episode Episode 19: Pavane of the Lost Heart
Next Episode Episode 21: Once More, Andante
At the beginning of the episode Hino tries to return the violin to Lili but a cat interfered. On her way home, she meets Shimizu. He plays a song for her and requests her to play one for him yet she refuses and leave while crying. She then sees Osaki and they ride a ferris wheel. He tells her about his perspective about music. The next day, Hino again brings the violin. She puts it on the ground and turns away. She then hears Tsukimori playing Ave Maria and it reminded her about experiences because of the violin. She has then decided that she doesn't want to be parted with her violin and wants to continue to play it. Lili shows up happy but tells her that even if the strings are replaced, it won't be a magical violin anymore. It will become just an ordinary one.