The fifty-second chapter of Boys Over Flowers was published in Margaret No.13 on June 5, 1994. It was followed by chapter 53 on June 20, 1994. The chapter is considered the first of the "Kinsan Arc" and was included in volume nine.
Tsukushi Makino's father loses his job and the family moves into a run-down apartment. Her family puts pressure on her to marry Tsukasa Domyoji or Rui Hanazawa. Deciding against this, Tsukushi goes out to get a new job and finds herself in a bad situation.
- Akira Mimasaka
- Chieko Makino
- Haruo Makino
- Rui Hanazawa (Appears in flashback(s))
- Seinosuke Amakusa (First appearance)
- Sojiro Nishikado
- Susumu Makino
- Tsukasa Domyoji
- Tsukasa Domyoji's father (Mentioned only)
- Tsukushi Makino