I thought her secret wasn't going to get out? (あの子の秘密がバレないと思った？ Ano Ko no Himitsu ga Barenai to Omotta? ) is the fourth episode of the Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko Janai to Omotta? series. It aired on April 28, 2016.
"When its members admit that sometimes the line between the game and reality becomes blurred for them, Saito considers the possibility of dissolving the club. The others try to help Ako deal with unwanted attention from her classmates."
As Hideki notices Ako's usual behavior getting worse and the club members sympathizing with her, Ms. Saito proposes to shut down the club and to quit gaming for the remaining school term, to which Kyo threatens her again with her Nekohime accent. Shortly after under Kyo's persuasion, the players try their luck with Legendary Age's mystery box feature, to which Ako's pulls yield underwhelming luck. After Hideki cheers her up with popsicles, Ako is in distress the following day as rumors about her and Hideki's relationship begin to surface and starts becoming a center of attention to other girls. As Hideki seeks advice from his fellow players about it, Akane's friend Nanako Akiyama walks inside the club room, and Akane becomes shaken as Nanako questions her about the club and why she's there. Frantically covering up for herself, Akane is left in despair after shoving her friend out the door. Meanwhile in the game, as they are waiting for Schwein and Master, Rusian and Ako explore the sights and briefly crosses paths with Nekohime and her crazy fanatic guild. After saving a newbie player named Sette, she learns the basics of the game from Rusian while triggering Ako's jealousy. As Akane is in high spirits the next day for having Nanako keep her gaming secret, Alley Cats prepares for another quest as Sette finds Rusian and runs into his guild.