|Another World: Kyou Chapter|
Mō Hitotsu no Sekai Kyō-hen
Clannad ~After Story~, Original Video Animation
Tomoya and Kyou after becoming a couple.
|Air date (Japan)||1 July 2009|
Under the Green Tree
|List of Clannad ~After Story~ episodes|
Another World: Kyou Chapter (もうひとつの世界杏編, Mō Hitotsu no Sekai Kyō-hen) is the twenty-fifth episode of Clannad ~After Story~, an . The episode was first released in Japan on 1 July 2009.
In one of the timelines (more akin to the Fujibayashi Twins' route in the visual novel), Ryou confesses her love to Tomoya and they both begin dating. However, Tomoya soon notices that Kyou has been acting strange, and confronts her. Kyou admits that she is also in love with him, but never confessed because she was too scared to risk being rejected or hurting Ryou's feelings. This creates an uneasy love triangle among Tomoya, Kyou, and Ryou, leading Tomoya to finally admit that he loves Kyou. Ryou, already knowing that Tomoya loves Kyou more, encourages Kyou to work up the courage to confess. Ryou breaks up with Tomoya with no hard feelings, wanting to cherish both the good and painful memories they had together. Tomoya and Kyou then officially become a couple.
- Tomoya and Kyou become a couple
- Kyou and Ryou's feelings about Tomoya become obvious
- Together with Another World: Tomoyo Chapter, Kyou Chapter forms one of the only episodes where Nagisa is not mentioned or shown.
- This episode is one of the most cut-down episodes of the entire series. It's based on the events of Kyou's route in the visual novel, yet approximately 75% of the events that were there aren't shown in the anime. Even more, in the OVA Tomoya seems like just dating Ryou so both she and Kyou will be happy about that while in the visual novel he actually enjoyed dating Ryou until he started to understand his true feelings.