When a war ends, most soldiers return home. Others seek to make a new one. One former Special Forces has moved to a small town in a country neighbouring his victorious nation, where he opens a bakery and hones his new skills. Alas, his success on this commercial battlefield is sorely lacking, as the poor guy is just too intimidating to attract customers. The sudden appearance of an exceptionally appealing, particularly enthusiastic, slightly familiar girl wanting to accept his Help Wanted advert could be the turnaround he needs, but is it really possible to leave the past behind you? What if others feel differently?
Koyomi Araragi begins his third year of high school after enduring a hellish spring break encounter with a vampire. Having an uncanny knack for getting caught up in things, he finds himself faced with solving the mysteries of a weightless classmate and a lost girl who just can’t seem to find her way home.
Haruhiro awakens in an unfamiliar world with no recollection of his past life. He can't even begin to consider properly how he got here, but is immediately forced to fight for his own survival in order to earn money for basic necessities. The life of a volunteer soldier isn't easy, and together with other new soldiers Haruhiro quickly learns to stark reality of surviving in this fantasy world.
Ayato and Julis have decided to pair up to compete in the Festa, but one fierce swordswoman is about to get in their way.
High school may have just started for siblings Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba, but they've already found themselves plunged into the social and political conflicts of First High. However, things have only just begun as more conflict emerges between Course 1 and Course 2 students.