Shinobu expects a one-sided match against Chihaya, but soon discovers how much Chihaya has gotten better at her game. Ise-san recalls Shinobu's childhood; we learn how good she was at karuta, but tends to lose on purpose when she plays against her friends. So when Shinobu remembers the kindness Chihaya showed her in the past, she becomes distracted. And the match continues....
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