In Fukui, Arata is getting new juniors in his school who are telling him it's time to start their own karuta club.
Meanwhile, in the "Taichi Cup", Chihaya lays down the rules: Matches are between 3-man teams, but the individual who gets the most card wins, with a kiss from Taichi as the prize. The day ends with Chihaya and Taichi with the same points.
The next day, Taichi tells Chihaya he loves her....
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