"Onee-san. I...I want to at least tell you the truth. I really, really, really, really love Domyoji! I'm always, always thinking about him. I've tried hard to imagine it, but I can't imagine living in a world without him! Even now, I still wanna be with him again. I want to with him. [...] To the extent that I've become wretched, to the extent that I hate myself, I love him."
"One year later... At last, it returns!! This time the stage is New York!! New developments in love and friendship full of ups and downs...But wasn't it supposed to be a happy ending!?" (あれから1年…今夜遂に復活!! 今度の舞台はニューヨーク!! 大波乱の恋と友情の新展開 つーかハッピーエンドじゃなかったの!?,(あれから1年…今夜遂に復活!! 今度の舞台はニューヨーク!! 大波乱の恋と友情の新展開 つーかハッピーエンドじゃなかったの!?Are kara 1 nen... kon'ya tsuini fukkatsu!! Kondo no butai wa Nyū Yōku!! Dai haran no koi to yūjō no shin tenkai tsu-ka happīendo ja nakatta no!?) is the first episode of the Hana Yori Dango sequel, Hana Yori Dango Returns. It first aired on January 5, 2007 and was followed by the second episode on January 12.
Tsukushi Makino travels to New York to see Tsukasa Domyoji, after being apart for a year. Tsukasa gives no explanation for his strange behavior, and their relationship seems to be over. Back home, Tsukushi's new friend Junpei Oribe kidnaps her to get revenge on Tsukasa.