Sentai Filmworks Acquires Kakegurui Anime’s 2nd Season
Sentai Filmworks introduced on Wednesday that it has acquired Kakegurui××, the second anime season based mostly on Homura Kawamoto and Tōru Naomura‘s Kakegurui manga, and it’ll launch the anime on dwelling video in the US, Canada, and Latin America within the first quarter of 2022.
The corporate describes the story:
At Hyakkao Personal Academy, Yumeko Jabami’s star rises simply as the coed council’s fame begins to dim. Within the shadows of the council’s dwindling energy, discord reigns supreme. In a daring effort to rebalance the social scales, pupil council president Kirari Momobami intends to position her wager on the election for the council’s subsequent president. Everybody begins with a single chip, and on the finish of 30 days, the whoever holds essentially the most turns into the president of the Momobami Clan. However chips aren’t the one issues college students can wager as they battle tooth and nail to ascend to the council presidency, and Yumeko Jabami intends to scrub home regardless of the prizes she should danger within the betting pool.
The anime’s second season premiered in January 2019, and Netflix started streaming the sequence in June 2019.
Kiyoshi Matsuda (Kuma Miko: Woman Meets Bear, Rozen Maiden) joined Yuichiro Hayashi as director for the second season. Yasuko Kobayashi and Manabu Akita returned as author and character designer, respectively. MAPPA once more dealt with the animation.
The anime’s first season ran from July to September 2017 in Japan. The sequence premiered exterior of Japan on Netflix in February 2018. Sentai Filmworks beforehand licensed the primary season.
Kawamoto and Naomura’s Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler manga launched in Sq. Enix‘s Gangan Joker journal in March 2014. Yen Press is releasing the manga in English.
The manga additionally impressed a 10-episode live-action present that premiered in Japan in January 2018. Netflix is streaming the sequence exterior of Japan. A second season premiered in March 2019, adopted by a live-action movie in Might 2019. A sequel live-action movie was scheduled to open on Might 12 after a COVID-19 delay, however was delayed but once more to June 1 as a consequence of COVID-19 and the prolonged state of emergency in Japan.
Supply: Sentai Filmworks