This episode takes place in February of 2000.
This episode was adapted using material from the manga chapters Game 51, Game 52, Game 53, and Game 54.
Episode Description (Viz)
Waya invites Hikaru to a study session with his teacher, Morishita-sensei. Hikaru learns about the Young Lions Tournament, where only the top 16 Insei in the A-league get to compete against newly crowned pros. Eager to face Akira once again, Hikaru vows to make it into the A-league and the Young Lions Tournament!
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