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Aug 26, 2019

You've probably never heard of Chihayafuru, but after this episode of What A Cartoon!, it just might be the next anime series you get into! At the request of this week's special guest, voice actor, YouTuber, and anime expert SungWon Cho, this time around we're taking a look at a cartoon that turns a seemingly dull premise into compelling drama. Chihayafuru takes all the beats you love about sports anime, but applies them to a much more obscure subject that should be completely foreign to an American audience: a competitive card game based around Japanese poetry. Intrigued? Listen in and prepare to add Chihayafuru to your Crunchyroll queue!

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