japanese title カクニン
translation Kakunin

Production information

Scenario Miku Ooshima
Storyboard Takahiro Tada
Production Chokusei Ryuwa
Directed by Akiyuki Simbo; Naoyuki Tatsuwa
End card  Mizu Tamago
Broadcast information
Japanese broadcast March 29, 2014
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Confirmation (カクニン, Kakunin) is the 12th episode of the Nisekoi series that is originally written and illustrated by Naoshi Komi as a manga. The episode premiered on March 29, 2014.
Episode 12 title card

Episode 12 title card.

Overview Edit

 Chitoge reveals that she has a key that could unlock Raku's locket, but when they try to unlock it, her key breaks. While Raku's locket is being repaired, Raku thinks about who might be the one he made a love promise to. Chitoge's father mentions that he recognized Kosaki from the past as the three were friends ten years ago. As Raku comes home, Raku's father mentions he has a photo of the girl that Raku made a promise to ten years ago.  

Nisekoi ep12 edcard

Episode 12 end card.

Characters Edit

Cameo Edit

Episode NotesEdit

Charcter Revelations Edit

  • Raku, Chitoge, and Kosaki were friends with each other ten years ago.
  • Chitoge may be the promise girl.
  • Shū has an uncle that owns a key shop and is currently working on Raku's pendant.
  • Chitoge acts like an incident never happened the day after.
  • Raku's father knows of a picture of the promise girl.

Difference between manga and anime Edit

  • The moon on Chitoge's key is faced down in the anime. In the manga, it's faced right.
  • In the anime, Raku falls from a cliff (in his head) after Chitoge breaks her key into his pendant.
  • The hallway that Raku and Adelt meet in in the anime are different compared from the manga.
  • As Chitoge and Kosaki meet up again after returning from the balcony in the anime, the two have more dialogue with each other.
  • After imagining Kosaki being the promise girl, Raku imagines Kosaki with his last name, Ichijō, in the anime.
  • When Raku puts his hand on Chitoge's shoulder, Chitoge's pupils form into Mickey Mouse in the anime.
  • The embarrassing photos of Kosaki and Ruri given by Shū are never shown in the manga.

Trivia Edit