Chihayafuru Part II / Chihayafuru Shimo no Ku

Chihaya forms a “competitive karuta club” (karuta: traditional Japanese card game) with Taichi, hoping to see her childhood friend Arata in the world of karuta. With Chihaya as the ace player, the club wins the Tokyo Tournament and gets a spot in the Nationals.

When Chihaya calls Arata to tell him the news, he shocks her with a confession, “I’m giving up karuta…”

 

 

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DIRECTOR Norihiro Koizumi
PRODUCERS Naoaki Kitajima
SCREENPLAY Norihiro Koizumi
YEAR 2016
LENGTH 102 mins
CAST Suzu Hirose / Shuhei Nomura / Mackenyu / Mone Kamishiraishi / Yuma Yamoto / Yuki Morinaga / Hiroya Shimizu / Miyuki Matsuda / Jun Kunimura
CLASSIFICATION 13+

Chihaya forms a “competitive karuta club” (karuta: traditional Japanese card game) with Taichi, hoping to see her childhood friend Arata in the world of karuta. With Chihaya as the ace player, the club wins the Tokyo Tournament and gets a spot in the Nationals.

When Chihaya calls Arata to tell him the news, he shocks her with a confession, “I’m giving up karuta…”

 

 

DIRECTOR Norihiro Koizumi
PRODUCERS Naoaki Kitajima
SCREENPLAY Norihiro Koizumi
YEAR 2016
LENGTH 102 mins
CAST Suzu Hirose / Shuhei Nomura / Mackenyu / Mone Kamishiraishi / Yuma Yamoto / Yuki Morinaga / Hiroya Shimizu / Miyuki Matsuda / Jun Kunimura
CLASSIFICATION 13+

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