Chihayafuru Part II

Year: 2016
Country: Japan
Director: Norihiro Koizumi
Cast: Suzu Hirose, Mone Kamishiraishi, Jun Kunimura, Miyuki Matsuda, Yûki Morinaga
Genre: comedy, drama, romance
Runtime: 103 min.
Age: 12+

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