The most expected anime Chihayafuru was having a new season this spring. The second season of Chihayafuru was released in 2013; since then, the supporters are eager to know the release date of Chihayafuru Season 3. Recently, a release date was announced, but then the release date got delayed.
So, When It’s The Anime Coming Out?
After the release date of the upcoming third season, fans assumed the third season of Chihayafuru was to be released in spring of 2019.
Sadly, not long ago the official website has confirmed the delay in the release of Chihayafuru Season 3. The unexpected news from the production studio disappointed the fans of the anime.
The manga of Chihayafuru has also motivated a trilogy live-action movies. The first movie titled as Chihayafuru: Kami no Ku (Chihayafuru: Upper Phrase) released in March 2016. Following Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku (Chihayafuru: Lower Phrase) premiered in April 2016. The third film titled as Chihayafuru: Musubi premiered in March 2018.
Previous Season Episodes of Chihayafuru
Chihaya Ayase is a charming, strong-minded young woman with a passion for Karuta. Karuta is a card game that contains classical Japanese poetry. Without considering herself, Chihaya has raised her younger sister’s modelling career.
As a young teenager, she was presented to the game by a transfer student Arata. Arata is a quite experienced and skilled Karuta player. Furthermore, as Chihaya grows up, she starts to disconnect from Arata. But now, Chihaya dreams of becoming a professional Japanese Karuta player because of her friend Arata. While being in high school, she joined the Karuta club with her mate Taichi where they acquire more tips on the game techniques.
Later on, she attempts to locate Arata and revealing the love that she has for him. After discovering Arata’s location, she finds out that he has stopped playing Karuta due to private reasons. Chihaya and Taichi were prepared not to let Arata’s passion for the game go waste. Furthermore, they continue to support him. Where they also guide him that aiming for the goal, is the answer to success in life.
Chihayafuru Season 3 Release Date
As mentioned before, the release date of Season 3 of Chihayafuru has been postponed due to late production. Though, the next release date is scheduled for October 2019.
Fans have been expecting for so long, and the delay announcement has surely disappointed them. In response to the confusion, the staff respectfully apologized for the delay. But did not reveal the real motivation behind the postponement in the release date of Season 3 of Chihayafuru. The production studio also added that they would work hard to deliver better work. The Madhouse team was also thankful and appreciated the support from the fans.
But one thing is sure that the third season of Chihayafuru will use a two cour season. That implies that the anime will have around 25 episodes in total. This information will satisfy the fans that have been waiting for so long for Season 3 of Chihayafuru.
In case you haven’t watched Chihayafuru here is a short clip from the second season.