When Chihaya Ayase was in the 6th grade of elementary school, she met Arata Wataya. Arata Wataya transferred from Fukui Prefecture. Taichi Mashima was Chihaya Ayase's friend since they were little. Arata got close to Chihaya and Taichi from the card game karuta. Four years later, Chihaya is a high school student. Chihaya learns that Arata, who went back to Fukui Prefecture, doesn't play karuta anymore. Believing they will meet Arata again, Chihaya and Taichi starts a karuta club at their high school.

  1. Norihiro Koizumi

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Suzu Hirose

    Suzu Hirose

    Chihaya Ayase

  2. Shuuhei Nomura

    Shuuhei Nomura

    Taichi Mashima

  3. Mackenyu Arata

    Mackenyu Arata

    Arata Wataya

  4. Mone Kamishiraishi

    Mone Kamishiraishi

    Kanade Ooe

  5. Yuma Yamoto

    Yuma Yamoto

    Yusei Nishida

Full Cast & Crew

Chihayafuru Part I
Chihayafuru Part I



Original Title ちはやふる 上の句

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 19, 2016


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget -

Revenue -

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