|A Small First Love|
|Air Date||August 23, 2003|
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A Small First Love is the twenty first episode of Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch.
A little boy (Kaito's cousin) becomes fascinated by Lucia's mermaid form and vows to search for her. Meanwhile, Lucia, Hanon, and Rina join a beauty contest wherein a plasma TV set is up for grabs.
One day Lucia decided it was a good time to go swimming, so she dived into the ocean. What she didn't know was that there was a small boy who saw her and was happy that he saw a real mermaid. Later at the pearl piari, Maki announces a mermaid contest that will be happening soon and that Lucia, Hanon, Rina, and Nikora should join it, as the prize is a plasma television. Eriru learns about the infomation and tells the other Dark Lovers about it.
- This is Makoto's first and only appearance in the first season of the series.
- Makoto is the first one to find out about Lucia's true idenity.