I am 300% aware of the fact that season one aired in mid 2011, but the second season aired this year so get off my back.
Chihayafuru is a fantastic, sneaky and smart sports anime that is carefully wrapped up in shoujo paper.
What I mean by that is that I was drawn to the romance. The first three episodes drew to the romance. The cover of the anime drew me to the romance. The “shoujo” tag drew me to the romance.
Except that there was no romance, and it doesn’t seem like they’re going there any time soon, as I have heard from the manga readers.
I felt a little bit betrayed and as you may expect my hype went down a little. Sorry, but I love my romance animes.
Credits are due where they are due though, and Chihayafuru is a fantastic sports and, sighs, friendship anime that’s awfully addicting. Some romance and kisses would just complete it.
Ahhh, sigh. When will a 100% satisfying romance anime or manga and I cross paths?