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Chihyafuru 2 – Waga Mi Yo ni Furu Nagame Seshi Ma ni (OVA)

「わがみよにふるながめせしまに」 (Waga Mi Yo ni Furu Nagame Seshi Ma ni)

It wasn’t what I hoped it’d be, but there’s never a bad time for more Chihayafuru.

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October 31, 2013 at 1:58 am Comments (11)

Chihayafuru 2 – 25 (END)

「ふじのたかねにゆきはふりつつ」 (Fuji no Takane ni Yuki wa Furi Tsutsu)
“On Mt. Fuji’s Lofty Peak, by the Drift of Falling Snow”

Oh my – where in the world can I possibly begin?

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June 28, 2013 at 10:11 pm Comments (64)

Chihayafuru 2 – 24

「かくとだに」 (Kaku to dani)
“How Can I Tell Her”

Enter the dragon. Or should I say, dragons.

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June 21, 2013 at 9:30 pm Comments (75)

Chihayafuru 2 – 23

「をのへのさくらさきにけり」 (Sono e no Sakura Sakinikeri)
“To See The Beautiful Cherry Blossoms”

Let the tears flow – they’ve been building for a long time.

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June 14, 2013 at 8:52 pm Comments (81)

Chihayafuru 2 – 22

「めぐりあひて」 (Meguri Ahite)
“Long Last We Meet”

Confession time: I may not have been glad at the results of the match this week, but I was definitely relieved.

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June 7, 2013 at 8:11 pm Comments (43)

Chihayafuru 2 – 21

「なこそながれて なほきこえけれ」 (Nakoso Nagarete Naho Kikoerkere)
“But Its Legacy Continues to Spread”

After probably the most satisfying Chihayafuru episode of the season last week, it’s right back into the torture chamber.

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June 1, 2013 at 6:13 am Comments (59)

Chihayafuru 2 – 20

「あきのたの」 (Aki no Ta no)
“Of the Autumn Rice Field”

For a while there, I thought the purpose of this episode was to induce as many heart attacks as humanly possible among the audience.

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May 24, 2013 at 11:26 pm Comments (36)

Chihayafuru 2 – 19

「ゆくへもしらぬ こひのみちかな」 (Yuku e Moshiranu Kohi no Michi kana)
“I Do Not Know Where This Love Will Take Me”

Well, that was a surprising turn of events…

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May 17, 2013 at 8:28 pm Comments (43)

Chihayafuru 2 – 18

「わすれじの」 (Wasureji no)
“My Fear is That You Will Forget”

An interesting side-effect of the change in focus is that it’s made Chihayafuru a much more difficult show to blog this season.

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May 10, 2013 at 9:52 pm Comments (32)

Chihayafuru 2 – 17

「ふくからに」 (Fukukara ni)
“Gust of Wind”

I’ll give this to Chihayfuru - more than any series, it’s managed to turn poetry into a blood sport.

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May 3, 2013 at 10:37 pm Comments (36)

Chihayafuru 2 – 16

「みゆきまたなむ」 (Miyu Kimatanamu)
“Wait for the Emperor’s Return”

Last week, I described Chihayafuru as “exquisite torture”. If I were to say that again today, I’d be half right.

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April 27, 2013 at 5:29 am Comments (26)

Chihayafuru 2 – 15

「たごのうらに」 (Tago no Ura ni)
“No Matter Where I Stand”

Watching this season of Chihayafuru has become a sort of exquisite torture.

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April 19, 2013 at 11:40 pm Comments (27)

Chihayafuru 2 – 14

「ものやおもふと ひとのとふまで」 (Mono Yaomofuto Hito no Tofumade)
“People Would Always Ask If I Was Pining for Someone”

Team matches certainly present an interesting litany of choices for a sports mangaka, don’t they?

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April 13, 2013 at 2:27 am Comments (39)

Chihayafuru 2 – 13

「ゆめのかよひざ ひとめよくらむ」 (Yume no Kayohiza Hitome Yokuramu)
“In My Dreams, I Creep Closer to You”

It’s hard to do a sports episode any better than that one.

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April 6, 2013 at 12:12 am Comments (22)

Chihayafuru 2 – 12

「みそぎぞなつの しるしなりける」 (Misogizo Natsu no Shiru Shinarikeru)
“The Only Sign of Summer”

OK, I confess I’m starting to get a little worried.

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March 30, 2013 at 2:51 am Comments (37)

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