Chihayafuru, Volume 36
Challengers meet and clash at the Master and Queen Match preliminaries. The Queen Match is on the line as Chihaya takes on Rion Yamashiro from Fujisaki High's powerhouse team in her semi-final match, a showdown between two players with an unbelievable feel for karuta! Taichi has also made it to the semi-finals and attempts to use the "controlling karuta" he learned from Master Suou against Sudo. Meanwhile in the West Japan preliminary, Arata finds himself in a surprisingly difficult battle...! The three childhood friends who've devoted their teenage years to karuta now dream of a future where they're reunited once more.