Director: Norihiro Koizumi
Cast: Suzu Hirose, Mone Kamishiraishi, Jun Kunimura, Miyuki Matsuda, Yûki Morinaga
Genre: comedy, drama, romance
Runtime: 103 min.
The second part of the 'Chihayafuru' movies
Following the karuta tournament in Tokyo in the prequel, Chihaya's team is ready for national championship. However, Chihaya is disappointed to hear that a childhood best friend from whom she drifted apart has quit the game. She pours her time and energy into training for the nationals, but in the process sacrifices a lot within and without.
Awards & Festivals:
Awards of the Japanese Academy — Newcomer of Year