Kyoko Yamashiro (山城 今日子 Yamashiro Kyoko) is one out of seven certified readers. She is a 7th dan karuta player and former queen. She owns a rice field. Rion Yamashiro is her granddaughter.




Rion Yamashiro

Kyoko worries quite a bit about her granddaughter's preference to have her read.

Kanade Oe

Oe admires Kyoko's work a great deal.

Hisashi Suo

Suo prefers Kyoko's reading the most and affectionately calls her "Kyoko-tan".



Karuta Style


  • In Chapter 128, it is revealed that Yamashiro-san is a former Queen.
  • Her maiden name is Kyoko Hosaka, as revealed in Chapter 185.

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