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    Friday August 2, 2019
  • Maaya Sakamoto Plays a Card-Claiming Mama in Chihayafuru Season 3

    Additional broadcast details revealed for ongoing adaptation based on karuta manga by Yuki Suetsugu

    A new cast member and additional broadcast details have been revealed for Chihayafuru Season 3, the ongoing adaptation of the josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a young woman who immerses herself in the world of competitive karuta, a traditional Japanese card game where players compete to claim cards corresponding to excerpts of recited poetry. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday July 12, 2019
  • Karuta Competition Intensifies in Chihayafuru Season 3 Trailer

    New key visual also unveiled for ongoing adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's popular josei manga

    A new trailer and a new key visual have been revealed for the third season of Chihayafuru, the ongoing adaptation based on Yuki Suetsugu's josei manga about a group of young people who throw themselves passionately into the world of competitive karuta, a traditional Japanese card game. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Monday February 25, 2019
  • Chihayafuru Season 3 Postponed Until October of 2019

    Project staff apologizes to the fans for the delay and asks for their continued support

    Some sad news for all you competitive karuta fans out there: the third season of Chihayafuru, the TV anime adaptation based on the manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a young lady striving to reach the top as a competitive karuta player, has been delayed from its original broadcast period in April of 2019 and rescheduled for a new broadcast period beginning in October of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday November 12, 2018
  • Chihayafuru TV Anime Season 3 is in the Cards for April of 2019

    New key visual, main cast, and main staff revealed for ongoing adaptation based on Yuki Suetsugu's karuta manga

    The third season of Chihayafuru, an ongoing TV anime adaptation based on Yuki Suetsugu's sports manga about a group of young people who dedicate themselves to competitive karuta, is returning to Japanese TV in April of 2019, and now a new key visual has been revealed and returning staff have been confirmed. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday February 25, 2018
  • "Chihayafuru" TV Anime Returns for a 3rd Season of Competitive Karuta

    Adaptation based on josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu heads to Nippon TV's "AnimeU" block in 2019

    The TV anime adaptation of Chihayafuru, a josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a high school girl seeking to become the greatest competitive karuta player in the world, is returning for a third season that will broadcast as part of Nippon TV's "AnimeU" block in 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday October 9, 2017
  • Shonen Jump Throws Down with 50th Anniversary Karuta Deck

    "Dragon Ball," "One Piece," and more show up in massive game deck.

    Get hands-on with Shonen Jump's 50th anniversary with their new karuta deck! The 208-card deck covers 100 classic titles from the manga mag. Hit the jump to preview the cards and find out where to get yours!

  • Sunday September 13, 2015
  • Key Visual for "Chihayafuru" Live-Action Film Published

    Film in 2-parts coming to Japanese theaters in March and April of 2016

    A new key visual for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Chihayafuru, a josei manga by Yuki Suetsugu about a young woman who plays competitive karuta, has been released. Hit the jump to check it out. 

  • Friday July 17, 2015
  • Virtual Idols Go Traditional in "Hatsune Miku Karuta"

    Japanese card game includes 48 original fan-art illustrated cards and an audio CD

    Hatsune Miku and her fellow virtual idols are about to get grabby in a Vocaloid-themed version of karuta, a traditional Japanese card game. Hit the jump to learn more.