Of The Autumn Rice Field is the 45th episode of Chihayafuru.
After Misuzawa receive their award for winning the tournament, Miyauchi-sensei takes Chihaya to a clinic to see to the injuries to her hand. Meanwhile, Arata walks Taichi and the others to the station, where he reveals that he plans to go to a college in Tokyo if he wins the individual tournament, much to Taichi's dismay. Chihaya is informed by the doctor that she has a chip fracture and should not do any intense karuta. After receiving shirts from Yusei's sister though, Chihaya remains determined to play in the individuals, deciding she will play with her left hand instead. As Chihaya is drawn to go against First Akashi's Keiko Yube, she becomes more determined after seeing both Arata and Shinobu are competing. As the Class A tournament begins, Chihaya finds using her left hand a lot harder than using her right hand.
Poems of the Episode
In order of appearance: