Nobody Wishes to See the Beautiful Cherry Blossoms is the 24th episode of Chihayafuru.
Chihaya and the others go to Taichi's house to watch the Queen Match between Yumi and Shinobu, who had gained a lot of weight since Chihaya last saw her. As Shinobu is at a disadvantage due to her extra weight, she recalls how she came to love karuta and makes a comeback to win the match, causing Yumi to become upset but determined to try again next year. Afterwards, attention goes towards the Master Match, featuring the current Master, Hisashi Suo.
Poems of the Episode
Nobody Wishes to See the Beautiful Cherry Blossoms
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