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2nd Live-Action Chihayafuru Film's Trailers Feature Karuta Queen Shinobu Wakamiya

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2nd film adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu manga opens on April 29

The official website of the Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku, the second live-action film of Yuki Suetsugu's Chihayafuru manga began streaming a full trailer and teaser trailer for the film on Wednesday. Both videos preview the film's theme song "FLASH" by Perfume, and prominently feature karuta Queen Shinobu Wakamiya (Mayu Matsuoka).

Chihaya: I wanted to see you so bad...!
Text: The two-part series is completed.
Chihaya: I can do my best if you're there for me.
Taichi: I'm in love with you, Chihaya.
Arara: I'm not going to do karuta ever again.
Text: She thought that they were connected, even when apart...
Arata: I'll get stronger and wait for her.
Nishida: Do you seriously not know who Shinobu Wakamiya is?
Text: The strongest queen in history
Chihaya: Wow! She's the strongest in Japan!
Nishida: She's a monster.
Text: Stands in her way.
Chihaya: I can't do it... I can't imagine me winning...!
Shinobu: I'll make you say to everyone that the team matches were a just a game.
Chihaya: I have to tell Arata that as long as I have my friends, I won't lose, even to the Queen!
Taichi: Chihaya, what are you playing karuta for!?
Taichi: Chihaya!?
Kanade: Ayase!?
Chihaya: No matter what happens, you can't end up alone!
Text: I definitely won't give up
Chihaya: I've been so lonely, ever since I got separated from Taichi and Arata!
Chihaya: Please rely on us more.
Text: Because I believe in our bonds.
Narrator: She will fight in order to convey the passion you gave her.
Chihaya: It'll connect us! You, Taichi, and everyone else!
Narrator: Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku

Text: The greatest Karuta queen has descended.
Narrator: The queen of karuta.
Shinobu: I'll make you say to everyone that the team matches were a just a game.
Narrator: The three's bonds will be tested.
Text: Heading toward the fated finale...
Chihaya: No matter what happens, you can't end up alone!
Chihaya: I have to tell Arata that as long as I have my friends, I won't lose, even to the Queen!
Narrator: She will fight in order to convey the passion you gave her.
Narrator: Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku

The site also unveiled a new visual for the film.

The film stars (from left to right in below photo):

Norihiro Koizumi (Midnight Sun, Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru, pictured far right) is directing the films.

The rest of the cast includes:

The film will open on April 29. The first film, Chihayafuru: Kami no Ku (Chihayafuru: Upper Phrase), opened last Saturday.

Source: Comic Natalie


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