After tough matches, Chihaya Ayase wins the finals and moves up to being a Class A player. After reconfirming with Taichi Mashima that he will start playing together with her again Karuta, she picks up the phone to call Arata Wataya whom she hasn't heard from since 6th grade. However the only words she hears from him are: "...don't call me again. I don't play Karuta anymore...". Shocked by the response, Chihaya decides to go to Fukui.
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