Karuta is a Japanese card game that relies on memorization and reflexes. Each card in a karuta set has the second half of one of a poem. To play you have to recognize the beginning of a poem and match it with the card that has the second half of that poem. This course teaches the Kimariji; The minimum amount of a poem you need to recognize one poem from another. It was made by members of the Charlottesville Karuta Society; A Virginia-based group with the aim of promoting karuta in America.