|En Route on the Sloped Road|
Sakamichi no Tochū
Clannad ~After Story~, Episode 9
The gang celebrating Nagisa's birthday on 24 December.
|Air date (Japan)||28 November 2008|
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En Route on the Sloped Road (坂道の途中, Sakamichi no Tochū) is the ninth episode of Clannad ~After Story~. The episode was first broadcast in Japan on 28 November 2008.
Tomoya and his friends are nearing graduation, and are discussing what they will be doing after they graduate. Kyou wishes to be a kindergarten teacher, Ryou hopes to go to a nursing school, Kotomi wants to study in America, and Youhei aspires to be a model. Tomoya still has not decided on what to do yet. Nagisa's sickness returns, making her unable to go to school and take exams. On the day of graduation, Tomoya returns home to Nagisa who wishes to take a walk with him, while holding hands.
- Tomoya, Kyou, Ryou, Kotomi and Youhei graduate.
- Nagisa decides to repeat her senior year as a result of her illness.
- Tomoya Okazaki
- Nagisa Furukawa
- Youhei Sunohara
- Ryou Fujibayashi
- Kyou Fujibayashi
- Kotomi Ichinose
- Tomoyo Sakagami
- Misae Sagara
- Yukine Miyazawa
- Akio Furukawa
- Sanae Furukawa
- Toshio Koumura
- This is the last time Youhei is shown with blonde hair.