At the end we get a glimps of what to come. Mashita-san told Shinobu about the Karuta Societies plans to extend the Queen Title match to a 5 games series just like the Meijin matches already are. However this change won't come into effect until the year after next.
The final question still remains, who of the two current contestants does Shinobu want to play in her finals against?
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