Chihayafuru: Middle School Arc Manga (Manga)
Other Name: Chihaya Furu Chugakuseihen / Chihayafuru – Middle School Arc / Chihayafuru Junior High School Arc / Chihayafuru: Chuugakusei-Hen / Chihayafuru: Middle School Edition / ちはやふる 中学生編
Genres: manga, Adaptation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, School life, Slice of life, Sports, Traditional games
During elementary school, it was competitive karuta that Arata, Chihaya, and Taichi were tied together with a strong bond––the new trio. Arata went to a different middle school returning to Fukui, while Taichi attended a prestigious school that’s hard to get into. Even when they’re all scattered apart, Chihaya continues playing karuta alone. However, Taichi said he “stopped playing karuta”. Delicately swaying, a fully spirited middle schooler Chihaya and the others presents a new spinoff comic! [hr]MangaUpdates Description: “If we continue karuta, we’ll definitely meet again.” With that promise to the distant Arata in their hearts, Chihaya and Taichi enter middle school. Chihaya tries to find friends to play karuta with her, but her effort is fruitless. Taichi realizes his limits at Kaimeisei Middle School, where only prodigies gather, and loses his fervour for karuta. The distance between Chihaya and Taichi slowly grows..