MANGA SYNOPSIS – Sixth grader Ayase Chihaya, a tomboy with no ambitions or goals of her own, gets to know Wataya Arata, a transfer student at Chihaya’s elementary school and an outcast. Through Arata, Chihaya picks up karuta and they form a team with their other friend and classmate Mashima Taichi. After graduating elementary school, Chihaya continues to play karuta hoping for a chance to meet Arata again after he went back to Fukui to take care of his sick grandfather. As time passed and Chihaya enters high school, she starts a karuta club with Taichi so that they can finally meet Arata again.
Director – Norihiro Koizumi (The Liar and His Lover, Flowers)
Cast – Suzu Hirose, Shuhei Nomura, Mackenyu, Mone Kamishiraishi, Yuma Yamoto, Yuki Morinaga, Hiroya Shimizu, Ryotaro Sakaguchi, Mayu Matsuoka, Miyuki Matsuda, Jun Kunimura
OFFICIAL SITE – http://chihayafuru-movie.com/
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