The Tokyo Metropolis Qualifiers has made some changes this year, and the Mizusawa Karuta Club members are still at the top of their game without Chihaya. Tamaru is still performing well until she encounters an old opponent of hers, then she loses her composure. Things come to a head when Hashidate turns on her for her false humility, and she loses her next match. But just when she is about to be replaced, Yusei decides to keep her in the team.
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