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.
Other name: Chihayafuru Part II; Chihayafuru Shimo no Ku; Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku
Genres: Drama, Manga, Movie, Romance, School, Sports, Youth
Date aired: Apr 29, 2016