Dear My Friend is the fifth episode of A Place Further than the Universe.
At a school assembly, Kimari and Shirase are presented to the school to acknowledge them for going on the Antarctic expedition. Megumi tells Kimari that nasty rumors have been going around about her and Shirase. Shirase is upset, but Hinata convinces her to forget about it. Rin helps Kimari pack for the trip. Kimari, Shirase, Hinata, and Megumi do karaoke together to commemorate their last night in Japan. In the morning, Megumi is at Kimari’s house to tell her that they can’t be friends anymore. Megumi was the one spreading the rumors. She is distraught from the idea of Kimari going on this adventure without her guidance, so she tried to sabotage it. Kimari rejects the breakup.
The insert song for this episode is "Mata ne".
- Vocals: saya
- Music and lyrics: Fujisawa, Yoshiaki (藤澤 慶昌)
- The official title for the episode is in English, so there is no kanji variation