Team Ichigo and friends have prepared their new assortment of sweets,
but is that going to be enough against the massive financial power of
Miya Koshiro, regardless of whether her sweets are any good or not? That
is the central problem presented by this episode. Koshiro has certainly
gone full bore with her advertising, buying television time and
plastering the subways with her image and that of her new sweets shop,
the "Beautiful Night Castle." She even hires a blimp.
Ichigo and Lemon counter with handing out fliers to the crowds gathered at the opening of Marie's Garden. But Miya even has her Andorran lackeys working on her behalf there. Finally, the grand opening ceremony for "Marry's Garden" is held. The huge crowds all head for Miya's overblown shop, but large numbers are left waiting for a long time to get in, since the crowd is overflowing far too much. Eventually, Ichigo and friends are able to bring in some customers, but the numbers they have can't compete with Koshiro on the first day.