Quotes from "Chihayafuru 2"

Charm is reserved for dealing with people with more power than you.

Luck of the draw isn’t about luck. Luck doesn’t decide a match!

You can’t stop fighting to play. Once you've lost that drive, you’ll start to lose your edge.

That’s something you can’t know until you've tried it, and you still won’t understand after you play. I've been playing for 45 years and I still don’t understand. I've never been able to figure it out. That’s why I keep playing.

Kanade Ōe said:

It's not difficult to compose poetry. You just have to translate your feelings into meter.

Humans have always spent a lot of time on love. I’m not too interested in karuta, but I’m willing to work hard for love.

I won’t accept it! I want to have a choice, too! I don’t want to write poems about regret.

I know that I'm not alone, but I want to be strong even when I am.

Kanade Ōe said:

It’s vulgar and foolish to spend all your time thinking about love!

I never knew until the first years came, that we all cared about different things.

I’ve been in your shoes. I was also given a chance. There’s no rush. You’ll get better very soon.