As Though Pearls Have Been Strung Across the Autumn Plain is the 15th episode of Chihayafuru.
Chihaya is helpless against the Queen, but she still manages to take a few cards. But this match has taken her one step closer to understanding what true strength is. Meanwhile, Taichi has advanced to the Class B final. The Mizusawa High School karuta club members have gathered to cheer him on. Taichi has shown that he is willing to move forward, but can he achieve victory?
Although Chihaya was able to get some cards from the Queen, she was beaten by 20 cards. (Thus meaning she only took 5 from the Queen.) As for Sudo against the Queen, he lost by 12 cards.
Poems of the Episode
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