Not sure if this is the right spot for this... To initiate step 9 you need to do the following. Spoiler This is the point when a romance with Makoto Niijima becomes available. In order to start this rank, you'll need information on the host, Tsukasa. Get this by going to Shinjuku - there's a man outside the bookstore. Talk to him twice. [/SPOILER} There is no guy outside the bookstore. I'm in around the 3rd week of September. Did I miss something? I cant find anything anywhere.