While at Mint's house to borrow a dress, Ichigo meets her older brother, Seiji, who is going to study abroad. She is saddened to learn that they have grown apart after seeing an old photo of the two. Wanting to help the siblings reconcile, Ichigo invites him to attend Mint's next ballet performance. When the girls bring Seiji to Mint's dressing room before the performance, Mint maintains her distance from her brother. As he is leaving, a chimera anima attacks and Seiji tries to protect Mint. After the Mew Mews defeat it, Mint again tells Seiji he should not waste his time there. He gives her a bouquet of flowers and tells her that she is still important to him.