3x9True Self ~True Face in the Darkness~ Episode Summary Aired: Saturday December 8, 2012
The episode begins with Rito thanking Rin for taking care of Mikan. Later, due to one of Lala's inventions, Rito and Yami become stuck to each other by the hand, Yami immediately tries to cut Rito's hand but Momo explains the effects will wear out eventually. Yami goes to buy food with Rito and makes it clear she does not want him touching her inappropriately over her food. While she is buying taiyaki, Rito gets embarrassed when the seller they are a couple. They sit on a bench where Rito invites Yami over for dinner at his house; she accepts.
Back home, Rito helps Yami cook dinner. Nana thinks of feeding Rito because he can only use one hand but quickly blushes and forgets about it. Lala apologizes that her invention caused this mess and Mikan lets Yami stay as long she needs to. Next, Yami has to shower. Nana steps in despite Momo's demands, saying that she prevent Rito from doing anything perverted. In the shower, Rito is blindfolded while Nana washes Yami's back. Everything turns around when Rito's blindfold slips off, resulting in a beating. During bedtime, Yami and Rito must sleep together. As they are alone, Yami tells Rito how she never sleeps anymore and wants to talk about the past with him.
While this happens, Oshizu goes for a walk when she encounters Mea. She follows Mea and wants to understand more about Mea. Oshizu leaves her body and enters Mea's mind. She first finds sweets and Rito licking her. As she goes deeper, she sees memories of Mea's past. Mea asked for information about Yami and hears her talking to someone who she calls "Master". Oshizu tries to find out about Master but is suddently kicked out by Mea herself as she detected Oshizu's presence. The darkness power inside Mea nearly swallows up Oshizu until Oshizu returns to her original body. Mea approached Oshizu and tells her that she could have died if she stayed in there longer. Oshizu. terrified asks Mea "Who are you".