After leaving the café, I took the train to the city center with Saegusa-san, because we had somewhere to go today.
The city we live in is only about an hour’s train ride to the city center, so it takes some time, but it’s not too far to get there by train.
Naturally, I was sitting next to Saegusa-san on the train, and I could smell her citrusy cologne in the air, which honestly was enough to get me into a state of panic.
We talked about yesterday’s field trip and karaoke, and it was a relief that we didn’t have any trouble finding topics of conversation.
It was really cute to see Saegusa-san laughing when I joked about Takayuki from time to time, and more than anything, I was glad that she was laughing at my stories.
However, when we were on the train like this, our shoulders would sometimes touch each other, and no matter how many times we touched, I never got used to it, and it made me nervous every time.
Just the fact that I’m out with Shiorin, the super idol, doesn’t make any sense, but since I’m touching shoulders with her, it would be funny if I didn’t feel nervous.
Well, if you ask me, when I was working, Saegusa-san wrapped both of her hands around my hand to give me my change, but at that time, I was working and I was too worried about Saegusa-san’s suspicious behavior to do anything about it, and now I realize that I was totally fine with it.
Not just shoulder to shoulder, but hand to hand, I thought, “What the hell is that?” It made me laugh.
Saegusa-san, her cheeks slightly dyed, looked at me curiously sideways as I smiled reminiscently next to her.
Then she suddenly jumped out of her seat and started to fidget, then she turned her head and froze.
When I said, “I’m sorry, I was just remembering something,” she instantly turned red with embarrassment.
“Moohh, I thought you could tell I was nervous.”
Saegusa muttered in embarrassment.
–Nn? Doki Doki? [TL: Heart beat sound]
Could it, could it be that our shoulders were touching earlier, that my heart was pounding? While thinking about it, Saegusa, who was completely unaware of it. I laughed again
“Hey, doesn’t that girl look a little bit like Shiorin?”
The train was getting more crowded, and I could hear the girl sitting across from me whispering to her friend next to her.
I was nervous, but Saegusa-san didn’t seem to mind at all, even though I was sure she could hear them as well.
I guess she’s used to this kind of thing, and she has a very relaxed attitude.
“No way, she’s cute, but there’s no way she’d be in a place like this.”
“That’s true. I wish I could have been born like that.”
The girls laughed at each other.
It seemed that Shiorin could not possibly be in a place like this and her true identity was not revealed.
But I see.
If I’m not careful, it’s not good for the world to know that Shiorin, the former Angel Girls, is out with me, even though she’s already retired.
I have to be careful about what I say, I thought to myself.
But then, what should I call her?
Saegusa-san used her real name as an idol, so I don’t think I should call her by her first or last name.
It seemed that Saegusa-san had understood my thoughts.
Saegusa-san was typing something on her phone.
Then, my phone beeped with a notification sound.
I checked my phone and saw the Lime message that Saegusa had just sent me on the screen.
“Please call me Shi-chan.”
Well, ……, what’s this?
When I turned my head to the side, there was Saegusa-san with a devilish smile on her face.
And I could feel that she was waiting for me to call her “Shi-chan” now and then.
Oh, yeah, you want to be called that much? …… Then ……
“All right, then …… Shi-chan.”
When I called her that in desperation, Saegusa replied with a slightly raised voice, “Yes!” and her face instantly turned bright red.
If she was so embarrassed, she should have stopped, but I couldn’t help but laugh at how funny and cute Saegusa was, digging her own grave.
After that, I deliberately added “Shi-chan” to our conversation until we reached our destination station.
Every time someone called her “Shi-chan,” she would fidget and look embarrassed, but smile happily, and her suspicious reaction was just so cute and funny.