Kakegurui Twin gets an anime adaptation

The streaming service Netflix announced today during the “Netflix Festival Japan 2021” that an anime adaptation of the spin-off manga “Kakegurui Twin” is currently in production. A first teaser visual can be found further down in this article.

Kakegurui Twin Release Date

The anime series, which is expected to be released worldwide on Netflix in August 2022, is being created at studio MAPPA (Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 & Attack on Titan), just like its predecessor “Kakegurui.” It will once again feature Minami Tanaka in the lead role of Mary Saotome. Further details are still pending at this time.

Kakegurui Twin” is a prequel to the manga series “Kakegurui”, which, like the original, was penned by Homura Kawamoto and has been published in the Japanese “Gangan Joker” magazine since September 2015. The drawings are made by Kei Saiki.

The series, which focuses on the character Mary Saotome, comprises twelve volumes to date, eight of which have already been published in German by Altraverse.

Kakegurui Twin Visual

Kakegurui Twin (Kakegurui Season 3) Visual

Kakegurui Characters, Cast & Staff

I. Characters & Cast

Yumeko JabamiSaori Hayami (The Irregular at Magic High School)
Mary SaotomeMinami Tanaka (ZombieLand Saga)
Ryouta SuzuiTatsuya Tokutake (Beautiful Bones: Sakurako’s Investigation)
Midari IkishimaMariya Ise (Angels of Death)
Kirari MomobamiMiyuki Sawashiro (Record of Ragnarok)

II. Production Team

DirectorKiyoshi Matsuda, Yuichiro Hayashi
Series CompositionYasuko Kobayashi
Original CreatorHomura Kawamoto, Tōru Naomura
Character DesignManabu Akita

Kakegurui Twin Plot

A first-year student at the prestigious Hyakkaou Private Academy, Mary Saotome knows her future will be a cruise to the top…

That is, until an encounter with an old classmate turned pet cat plunges the freshman princess into the world of gambling! Can a normal girl like Mary make friends and survive debt-free with only wit and luck?

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