Chihayafuru

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4.7
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Stirring Emotion As Easily As Blossoms On the Breeze
    I can't say that the premise for this show moved me, but the way the characters - particularly the main ones - certainly did! Sublime interaction, wonderful life in motion moments, and beautiful animation style lead you on a delightful journey into part of Japanese culture at it's best. A must see!
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Up there with Kimi Ni Todoke
    This anime sat in my Q for the longest time. It didn't catch fire for me until the third episode of the first season and then I was hooked. The characters are all very appealing, especially Chihaya, whose passion and desire to play Karuta and be with her friends is truly inspiring. Still, there's something sad about her that I can't quite put my finger on yet. She needs an outlet for her love, ...
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  • Hikaru no Go in Shoujo form
    For me this is reminiscent of Hikaru no Go. It makes you excited about something that you couldn't imagine being exciting.

    The characters radiates warmth, their individual story lines catch us with unexpected empathy towards them. The story is about Karuta, but also about friendship, desire and dreams.

    While some of the story isn't exactly unique to the girls Anime, but I feel this doesn't ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    I really Love this show
    I love the show Chihayafuru, its interesting and I like the story line and all of the characters. I really really love Taichi Mashima the most, he's soooo hot. I LOVE HIM. the only thing I don't like is that one episode every season where its not the story just a recap and weird stuff. But other than that, awesome anime...
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  • 1 out of 8 people found this review helpful:
    Repetitiveness is over 9000!!!
    Chihaya had a fun personality that drew me into the show. I was expecting more of a slice and life(emotional show) from what the first few episodes looked like but than later on it seemed like the Author was just trying to convince people to play karuta more than anything. Pretty intense watching them flips card for the 1st season but it gets kinda old when your trying to drag it on for 3+ ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Amazing and Addicting
    I tend to lean towards romantic high school anime without all the sport action like Toradora. But this is amazing! It has the right blend of action, romance, laughs, and suspense. You'll watch a 20 min. episode and wish it was longer! The characters all develop really well, and you find yourself rooting for your favorite member when watching. It is addicting.
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