Chihayafuru

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4.7
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    It's Simply Beautiful
    When you watch this anime, you can't help but feel as if you're in its world; being involved with the characters and feeling what the characters are feeling.

    You can't help but feel inspired by the actions of the characters. I believe it takes a good art direction and writing to do that to the audience.
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  • Favorite Anime right now!!!
    I was going through a time I had stopped watching anime because I hadn't been able to find any anime that caught my attention. I decided to give chihayafuru a try and wow was a surprised!!!!!!!!!!! It is incredible. No episode has left me disappointed and EVERY episode leaves you wanting to see the next one. It has a great plot and if someone is doubting to watch this because karuta seems ...
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  • Chihayafuru, a Coming of Age Anime and Ode to Japanese Literature and Sport
    I'm about to make a very bold statement that Otakus far and wide may gasp at. Hold on to the seats of your pants people.

    This is an anime to rival Naruto in terms of its "Coming of Age" theme. Both animes are extremely different in other aspects, Naruto taking a hell of a lot of cultural context from Japanese history and ingeniously weaving it into its background. References to samurai motifs ...
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  • Love this show! A must see for all age group! :)
    I enjoyed every bit of this anime, good for all age groups. It has great characters,wonderful plot, and beautiful art! Love the wide variety of facial expressions used and individually of the characters. Keep up the good work!
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  • An amazing show, unlike any other
    When i first started watching Chihayafuru, i didn't have high expectations, i figured i'd end up dropping after a few episodes.
    i was dead. wrong.
    something about this show just drives you crazy, makes you want to watch more. I had no idea what Karuta was, but now i really wish i played.
    This show has mastered mixing drama with comedy, while being a serious show about a serious sport/game, ...
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  • Good plot, good art.
    My first impression of the anime, just by looking at the art, was that it'd be one of those typical shoujo anime (not that I don't like those). I was totally wrong. I had ran out of anime to watch and decided to try this as a last resort. I'm SO glad I did. There are some anime that can get me so excited, I kind of, in my mind, jump around and shout in excitement from the greatness of the story ...
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  • Another card game made into an anime
    However, this one is different. This is about a game which pre-exists the anime and involves Japanese high culture going back centuries. This is an anime about a high school team which plays competitive team karuta. Plotting, pacing and characterizations are far beyond what other game-based shows provide. Maybe some of this is that it's aimed for a slightly older market, but either way - this is a ...
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  • 2 out of 3 people found this review helpful:
    My favorite anime!!!
    Whenever I first watched chihayafuru I thought it would be really boring. Then as i got more into it I wanted to watch more. I am always excited for the new episodes.I love this anime so much! I would most definitely recommend this to anyone who has never watched it. This is a must see anime.
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  • My Favorite Anime, Amazing!
    I never write reviews for anime, but this is the only anime I am watching episode by episode, its such an amazing work. So greatly put together, I really love Chihayafuru. The plot may be about Karuta, a sport many arent familiar with, but it is so exciting! Recommended to anyone.
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  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    Characters you will care about!
    I pushed off watching this anime for a long time, I did not think that a show about Karuta could be interesting but I found it to be very much so! I ended up emotionally invested in the characters and really wanting to know what was going to happen next. The romance is not as strong as I prefer but it is there and there's no doubt about the strength of their feelings even though it is not as ...
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