TV (25 eps)
4.353 out of 5 from 5,739 votes
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Chihaya Ayase is a famous beauty at her school, but she’s far from a conventional girl. Three years ago in her final year of elementary school, Chihaya and her friend Taichi became infatuated with the card game, Karuta, after connecting with a lonely boy named Arata Wataya. But when the trio graduated from elementary school, they each went their separate ways but shared one common goal: to excel in the game and meet each other at the national championships. Now, Chihaya is attempting to share her passion for the game by creating a competitive Karuta club at school, but when she reunites with Taichi it seems that maybe she’s the only one with the intention of fulfilling their childhood promise...

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starrysky123's avatar by starrysky123 on Jan 5, 2012
Score: 9/10

I love this anime because the plot is interesting and unique. The characters are awesome especially the main chracter because she is beautiful, not arrogant and cheery. The male main character is what spoils it because I think the main character deserve some1 better that him. The drawing is what u would call perfect. read more

Osiummaster's avatar by Osiummaster on Mar 17, 2015
Score: 1/10

This is so fucking shit I watched 5 episodes of this bullshit because of all these nerds overhyping it but it's just the same generic bullshit as with every other sports anime, except now it's a shitty card game. Some nerd doesn't want to play because a relative died, some kid has a too big dream and one dude is just trying to get himself some booty but he's beta as fuck. Uber shit tier/10 Go watch ping... read more

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