The Sky is the Road Home is the 11th episode of Chihayafuru.
As the Mizusawa team start to face off against Hokuou Academy in the regional finals, Arata discovers the masses of e-mails Chihaya had sent him. Chihaya struggles when her opponent uses her favorite card to distract her. However, she is soon encouraged by her teammates. Meanwhile, Yusei feels disheartened when facing off against an old rival, Nayuta Amakasu but finds encouragement from seeing the passion of his teammates. Through all their struggles, Misuzawa manages to win their match and the regional championship, securing them a place in the nationals.
|National High School Karuta Championship Tokyo Regionals Final|
|Mizusawa High School||3 - 2||Hokuō Academy|
Poems of the Episode
In order of appearence:
- The sign of hand raising is a request to reciter for waiting.