Strategy Guide - Guide for Tokimeki Memorial Drama Series Vol. 2
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Tokimeki Memorial Drama Series Vol.2 Irodori no Lovesong Version 1.1 by Andreas Simmer ------------ Hints + Tips ------------ Try to talk to Ayako when ever possible, especially when walking home or during dating. The way you address her is important. ('Aya-chan' is ok) Answer her questions carefully as they may affect your relationship with Ayako. You must try to finish writing ~Tomorrow~ by 7th October. If the melody is not completed by then, Ayako will not sing for you during rooftop practice. If you are having difficulty trying to finish writing the new song, listen to the piano BGM played whenever you and Ayako are on the rooftop practicing your song. The correct order of the melody is: 3 - 3 - 2 - 1 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 2 - 2 - 1 - 3 During band rehearsal you can ask Kouji (the drummer) for opinions on your song. If you chose the correct order he should say that the song is ok and you can go on to the next part of the melody the following day. Use the Studio practice and rooftop practice to brush up your skill. The studio is a good chance to for you to keep playing and changing the guitar pick designs. The guitar pick designs changes each time you acchieve the highest level for the song. Use the time after class to talk to the other girls instead of Ayako. You will have lots of chances to talk to Ayako. Use the time to talk to the other girls so that you may be able to play mini games with them. It is not important for the story to talk to the other girls, you will only be able to play the mini games. --------- The Story --------- 25th September: It is 17 days to the Culture Festival and your band (Irodori) is going to participate in the band contest. On this day while your are practicing a group of girls gathers around your band to talk to Takumi while you just ignore them and practice. After practicing Takumi meets his classmate Katagiri Ayako and goes over to talk to her. You will not know who she is at this time. Suzune will follow you on your way home. At this point you will learn that she actually has some feelings for you, but you will not realise it. 26th September During lunch time you go to the rooftop to write a new song (Tears Angel) to participate in the Band contest. After school you can walk around to meet the other girls. (This is only important if you want to play the mini games, it will not affect the story line). You will then go to your band and practice and tryout your new song. Kouji will tell you his opinion about the song. 27th September While you are about to fill in the lyrics during Rooftop practice, Ayakocomes in. She feels that your song is not good. She tells you that even if you are to finish this song, it will not mean anything to you as it is not your own creation. During the band practice you ask the guys about this matter and they said it is all right to copy from someone. While going home with Suzune you feel so distressed about what Ayako said that Suzune starts to cry. She tells you that your song is very nice, even her classmates said they like it. 28th September Today is practice at Station band and this is your chance to finish writing Tears Angel. After that Takumi will come and your can practice. 29th September During lunch you and your friend Saotome Yoshio will see Ayako and Yoshio tells you a bit about her. While practicing on the rooftop Ayako comes up. You stop practicing, but she has to leave before she could tell you that ' What ever you want to do just do according to how you feel and not how others think about it.' During band practice you will see Ayako coming towards the band with her friend. She will to talk to Takumi who asks her for a date but gets rejected. 30th September Ayako does not appear at the rooftop . At the end of the day you walk home with Suzune or some of the other girls you talked to during the day. 1st October During lunch, you see Ayako coming out of the Teacher's office with tears in her eyes. You keep thinking about this and finally decide to go and look for her at the Art's room. There you see a painting, Ayako appears and asks you about this painting. Your leave school with her to go to a park and watch the sunset there. While sitting in this park by the sea both of your will talk about the past. The beautiful sunset will suddenly give you an inspiration to write a new song. By night time, Ayako will have fallen asleep. When she awakes, you go to Ayakos favorite restaurant. Here you have another chance to talk to her and ask her all kinds of questions. Finally, when your go home, you can ask her one more question. (if she wants to see you again) 2nd October You begin to write your new song. (It is important to get the song right at the first try, because you only have 4 days left to write the 3 parts of the song. If the song is not finished by October 7th ,the story will not go on and you will not see the 'good' ending of the game. The right order of the music for the first part is: 3 - 3 - 2 - 1) At band rehearsal you can ask Kouji for his opinion on your song. Takumi is not very pleased about the sudden change of the song, since it was inspire by a date with Ayako. Suzune is also very depressed about it. After practice you can go to the Art's room and ask Ayako to walk home with you. 3rd October Writing of song at rooftop with Ayako. She asks you out for a date on 5th October. At the end of the day you can go to Ayako and ask her to walk home with you. 4th October Same as yesterday. 5th October Your first date with Ayako. First go to the gallery in the Art Museum. You will see that Ayako actually likes the horror pictures. Then you can go to the cafeteria and buy ice cream for her. After this leave the building and go into the park to enter a photo competition. (You win the first prize taking a photo of Ayako in front of a tree) Untill the results of the competition are shown you can go back to the Art Museum to look at almost-identical paintings and spot the difference. After visiting this section, you can go back to the park to check the result of the photo competition. If you win you will be able to get Ayako to go into the swimming pool (she doesn't like water and refuses to go in at first) and by winning a bet with her see her in her swimmsuit. 6th October Writing your new song at rooftop with Ayako, but this time you will notice that Ayako is actually writing a poem. 7th October This time at the rooftop, depending on your relationship with Ayako, she will ask you to play a song for her. Then she will sing for you. During band practice Takumi will learn about your relationship with Ayako and in a fit of jealousy and anger storm off halfway through practice forcing the band to stop. While walking home with Ayako you realise that she has some personal problems she is unwilling to share. Halfway walking home she suddenly runs away and leaves you alone. 8th October During rooftop practice, Ayako will not appear. If you try to look for her you will see that she is trying to avoid you. During band practice, Takumi will stop playing. The heart broken Suzune can no longer bear all this and runs away. The practice stops. Ayako also does not want to walk home with you. What is happening? Did something go wrong somewhere? At night, you go to Suzunes place to ask her what happened. Both of you go to the playground to talk. You foolishly try to express your brotherly concern but Suzune is so mad that she slaps you in your face. After all she had done and said, you still do not understand her and treat her like a sister. Suzune is so devastated that the guy she loves wants to be with another girl. Before leaving she tells you ' ....I should have never joined Irodori'. 9th October ' ....I should have never joined Irodori' You just can not concentrate the whole day. At rehearsal time only Kouji will be there, Takumi and Suzune do not come, and there is no practice. You can only see Ayako through the windows from outside. At night Ayako will suddenly call you up to ask you out for a date tomorrow at 10 a.m. 10th October This your second date with Ayako, but the atmosphere is very different from the first one. Your will go and watch a movie (Metal Gear Solid !!!), but all you can think of is what Suzune had told you the night before. Your last dating spot is at the park where you watched the sunset a few days ago. Ayako gives you a gift, a portrait of you playing the guitar and tells you ' This is my gift for you '. When its time to go home, Ayako appears to be unwilling to leave you. You still do not realise that there is something wrong with her. When you reach home that night, you decide to finish writing your new song for the Cultural festival tomorrow. 11th October You write the lyrics for your new song. At this time you receive a anonymous letter which you put into your guitar cover. Today is Kirameki High School's Cultural festival, the day of the band contest. Everyone is preparing for it. When you see Takumi with 2 other girls you tell him to come to the final rehearsal. You are surprised to see Suzune and Kouji ready for the rehearsal. Suzune tells you that she has learn to accept all this and might as well carry on what she has to do. Suddenly, Yoshio appears and tells you that Ayako is about to leave for Paris today. With the contest starting soon, you are caught between Love and Music. At this moment Takumi appears and promises to perform. He wants you to quickly go and chase Ayako. You leave Irodori to drive to the airport. Along the way, you read the letter you left in your guitar cover. Ayako writes: ' ...Because of this overseas studies, I had been feeling very disturbed. On one hand is my childhood dream of studying Art in Paris and on the otherhand is the fear that upon leaving you I will feel lonely. Its been really great this past few days been with you. Which is why I've given you that painting. I hope you will forgive me for leaving so suddenly and not even telling you before. I wish you all the best in your band contest and success for your new song. P.S. This is something which should have been said during graduation; I Love You.' You finally reached the airport and begin to look for Ayako. But will you have made it in time? Has the airplane left? If not what is going to happen to you and Ayako? What about the band contest? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Most of the translations and info about the story are taken from: http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Dojo/9480/Irodori.html email@example.com Thanks to Ken Comeforo for providing me with some info about this game.