Shoichi insists that he is on the Vongola's side. However, no one believes him and Tsuna gets mad at him for bringing Kyoko and the others to such a dangerous future. Shoichi says that he had worked with the Future Tsuna and Future Hibari on a plan to defeat Byakuran and that replacing the Future Guardians with them was part of the plan. Byakuran's plot to collect the Trinisette is revealed by Irie and he confirms that they only their era had a chance to beat Byakuran. Irie remembers something else, which is Stage 2 of the plot to defeat the Millefiore: The main battle in Italy. And the leaders of the raid are none other than... The Future Varia squad!
*Note: Bold + Italicized = First Appearance