Sumire's focus on her makeup and Akihiro's self-centered delusions of grandeur irritate the other karuta club members. Chihaya still shows interest in the two new members during practice, seeing Akihiro's abilities and noticing Sumire's joy when she captured her first card.
But when Chihaya asks Sumire to trim her fingernails, she accidentally revealed her crush on Taichi and runs out in embarassment. While the others give up on Sumire as a lost cause, Chihaya tells them she can't ignore the members who stayed behind.
In order of appearance:
- In this chapter, Kanade says she has only 3 lashes on her eyes.