Chihaya and the rest of the team arrive at Omi Jingu for the All-Japan High School Karuta Championships. Chihaya meets Arata and his team. The Mizusawa Karuta Club make their preparations for the day ahead. Hokuo Academy and Fujisaki High School also show up. And with Chihaya handing over the championship pennant at the opening ceremony, the event commences.
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