Tetsuko leaves the Yorozuya to tend to her shop as she searches for a rare metal. Two groups arrive separately to ask the trio to fix their ultimate swords to fight each other. The Yorozuya, as usual, makes everything worse.
Tama befriends an old cigarette vending machine on its last legs. She desperately tries to keep the old machine company even as its old owner abandons it and it, itself, is falling apart.