Takano runs away instead of going through with the Emergency Manual, so she isn't even relevant any more. Rika likely dies for some completely different reason, I think.>>245
In the VN he's in charge of the festival's security, so he has a reason to be there. From what I can remember, he did basically the same things in this episode that he did in the VN.>>246
Likely due to remembering Minagoroshi.