Wise joins the party, and they get ready to head off to the village of Maman on a special quest that Shirase gave them. But first, they have to buy equipment.
Mamako is overjoyed at the idea of going shopping with her son, Masato. At the armor shop, she tries on a variety of scanty outfits for him, but that is something he does not enjoy. He lectures her that she’s getting too excited, and makes everything awkward. But Mamako manages to make up with her son by cleaning out his ears.
The party makes it to the village, where they learn that a demon called “The Empress of Night” is demanding the village’s hottest guys as a sacrifice.