At a private law school in Tokyo, when would-be law student Banri Tada tumbled off a bridge, he was left with retrograde amnesia and a split psyche of memories only prior to graduating high school. Banri's friend Mitsuo has his own problems and is being pursued by Kouko Kaga who is determined to hold him to a childhood agreement to eventually wed. Join in a paper chase through some very uncivil actions and exposed legal briefs to arrive at your own verdict in GOLDEN TIME!
Tada Banri's first day in law school is spent lost trying to actually get there. On his way he meets some new friends, and his life in Tokyo begins.
Kaga continues her neverending quest to be with Mitsuo. Meanwhile, Tada is recruited by clubs left and right, and gets to know Kaga a bit more.
Somehow Banri and Koko get abducted by a cult, and as they make their escape, Banri reveals his past.
Banri and Kaga join the festival club. Later, Mitsuo rejects Kaga, and Banri is left to pick up the pieces.
Koko and Banri officially join the Festival club. A mysterious photo of his previous life causes Banri to question Linda.
Chinami invited the group to a party she's hosting. Banri and Linda's past comes to a head.
Banri and Koko are now officially dating, and she wants to shout it out to the world. Later, Nana forces Banri to talk to Linda, who he's been ignoring for days.
Banri, 2D-Kun, and Kaga take Yana out to cheer him up. Later, Banri and Linda have a talk late at night.
Kaga falls ill, and even after returning to school, Banri senses that something is amiss. Ghost Banri recalls the moment he fell deeply in love with Linda.
After a startling episode, Banri regains control of his body, but at the cost of his health. Later, Linda takes care of him while a jealous Kaga makes her way to Banri's apartment.
Banri finds out from some upperclassmen that he needs money to take a girl like Koko to the beach, so he goes in search for a part time job.
Koko catches Banri and Linda in a compromising position. As things begin to fall apart, Banri makes a bold decision.
After the Summer Awa Dance Festival, Koko prepares a delicious yakisoba meal for Banri in his apartment. Little does he know, not everything is as it seems with Koko's cooking.
While on a mission to stalk Yana, Koko, Banri and 2d-kun run into Oka, and later finally find out why Yana has been so distant lately.
Banri, Koko and the gang plan to head to the beach, but a strange run of bad luck seems to be stopping them at every turn.
The aftermath of the car crash causes Koko to break down in shame. Banri visits her at home with hopes of helping her get back to normal.
Koko convinces Banri to go to his high school reunion. Later Yana begins to unravel the secret between Linda and Banri that they've been keeping since the beginning.
Banri and Linda make it back home for their reunion, where their friends have set up a dodgeball game to welcome them.
Yana starts filming the Festival Club as an excuse to get closer to Linda, who he's recently angered. Koko decides that their night in Paris wont come soon enough, and takes matters into her own hands.
Yana's quest to win Linda over is failing miserably, and his film project is ending soon. Oka has become cold toward Banri after seeing him and Linda together.
Banri is finding it harder and harder to stay himself. An unfortunate turn of events leads him down a path that may impact his entire life.
Banri, devastated after suddenly being dumped by Koko, is at a loss: with the last remaining reason to stick around now gone, will he cease to exist?
2D-kun, fearing the eventual break up of his circle of friends, finally let's his voice be heard. After suffering another relapse, Banri fears that his present self is slipping away little by little.
As his memories begin to change, Banri makes his way home to try to piece his life back together. Old emails may hold the secret to regaining his memories in the series finale of Golden Time!