The theme of Chihayafuru, which inspired an anime series and live-action films, is competitive karuta.
When I’m watching a game of competitive karuta in real life, I have trouble following the quick movements (I have low vision as well).
The story center on competitive karuta playing, a game in which players try to grab cards printed with verses from classical Japanese tanka poems.
Yuki Suetsugu’s manga Chihayafuru has been serialized in Kodansha’s Be Love magazine since December 2007.
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