I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.
I'm finally getting back into this. The problem with character growth is that you have to deal with the characters before they've grown. Thankfully, Shoukei and Suzu now both have someone who will verbally smack them upside the head if they start feeling too sorry for themselves. Ono brought out the big guns for Shoukei: Rakushun. That rat has the patience of a saint.