Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler // [First Look to Upcoming Anime]


Hello, it’s me again!

(There is like 3-4 of us at most this time of summer so I suppose you know me.)

But what you don’t know about me is how I like my anime!

I like them dark and twisted.

Also, remember to read manga from right to left~

With the Spring Seasons coming to a close, you might wanna consider checking out Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler.


Background Info

The manga first was published in 22nd of March of 2014. It is written by Homura Kawamoto and drawn by Toory Naomura. Kakegurui was in the third place in the 2nd Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Awards.

The Animation is done by MAPA (who are known for Yuri on Ice!).

Yasuko Kobayashi is the name behind the scripts while Manabu Akita is designing the characters. They were coworkers working on Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure, and now they are together again in Kakegurui.

Saori Hayami and Minami Tanaka (who are known for their work on Fate/Grand Order) also lent their voices for Yumeko and Meari to come alive. Not only them, but you will also hear Reona West and Mirei Minami of Pripara (Yuki Wakai and Yū Seriwaza respectively) and Tataru from FFXIV (Mariya Ise).

 

 

I may seem like throwing names at you, but even if I am, just look at this talented cast!

Did I mention they animated Yuri on Ice!? Because they went from cute ice skaters to smug girls who gamble for/with their lives (i ship it).


Trailers For The Anime


The one below has no English subtitles but it would be a shame to not show these visuals and music~

Premise

Hyakkaou Private Academy is not a school based on grades. Academic success doesn’t make the world go round. No, gambles taken by politicians and governments does. It’s having the upper hand, knowing to read you opponent. To teach how to gamble to sons and daughters of the most important people of Japan, The Student Council create a hierarchy where lucksters and cheaters rule and underdogs are treated as literal dogs; Mi-kes for females, Pochi for males. But then, transfer student Yumeko Jabami rolls in and elites are threatened by the sudden appearance of this crazy gambler.

 


The Anime Premiers On First (1) of July.

Now for the links;

[Here] you can read the manga for free, but please support the creators by buying the physical release if you can.

Akidearest talked about the manga [Here], so you know it’s good!

If you aren’t convinced yet [Here] you can find Kakegurui’s myanimelist page.

Cya in the next gamble dearest reader~

 

 


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