The sixth volume of the Ahiru no Sora manga.
To end their intensive training camp, Kuzuryū High play a friendly match against Kitasumi High. At the start of the game, Nao's exercises seems to have paid off. However, things turn sour when the match turns into a personal confrontation between Sora and Taro, the star player of the opposing team. Because he is in love with Nao and considers Sora as a rival in basketball as in love.
- Chapter 38 - True Strength, and Full Strength
- Chapter 39 - The Real Deal
- Chapter 40 - The Real Match
- Chapter 41 - DF, Defense
- Chapter 42 - The Best and Worst Beginnings
- Chapter 43 - VS, Versus
- Chapter 44 - Hard Work and Talent
- Chapter 45 - Everybody
- Chapter 46 - Now...