Shinobu's mother is very pleased with the results of the interview broadcast. And having seen Taichi in it, Murao deduces that the Shiranami Karuta Society's style is Nagumo Society's weakness.
The next day, as part of following her plan, Chihaya goes to Tokyo University to ask Suo for his recorded voice samples of the readers. Sudo tries to delay her by having her play with the other members. But Suo arrives and refuses her request. On her way back, Sudo calls her to give her the voice samples anyway.
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