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Ririka Tachikawa (立川 梨理華 Tachikawa Ririka) is a 6th grader who was a competitor of Chihaya Ayase.


Ririka has short brown hair that is tied in twin pigtails and big ears to listen to small words.


Ririka has a light aura when playing Karuta. When she is battling Chihaya Ayase, she spoke silently 'she got the card, but she's slow'. Everyone thought that Ririka was the next Queen to beat (Shinobu Wakamiya), but after she was beaten by Chihaya, everyone didn't trust her again. However, to cheer her back, Chihaya shouted 'chocolate!' very loudly. 

Ririka was always bullied because she had big ears when she was a child. She wears a yellow hoody with a clover. She said that the clover is her lucky mark to Chihaya.



Unduhan (1)

Ririka has a bright smile while playing Karuta.

Official Matches Record[]

Opponent Episode(s) Outcome
Chihaya Ayase 21 Lose


Chihaya Ayase[]

When Ririka challenged Chihaya at the Karuta Individual Championship, she was whispered "she got them, but she's slow" and that made Chihaya depressed.


  • The name Ririka means "pear" (梨) (ri), "reason, logic" (理) (ri) and "flower" (華) (ka).
  • Ririka's surname Tachikawa means "standing" (立) (tachi) and "river, stream" (川) (kawa).


  • Ririka is a good sport.
  • Like Mrs. Tachikawa, Ririka has big ears that can hear the little sounds.
  • Ririka drew an imaginary lucky clover to Chihaya Ayase when she lost against her.
  • In the end credits of Episode 21, Ririka's surname is erroneously listed as Tachibana (立花).