(Kodoani.com) A new trailer shows off the many characters and worlds of High Card, the project with many new sources by Homura Kawamoto, author Kakegurui.
A new trailer has been released for High Card, author Kakegurui’s poker-focused gambling series.
High Card was originally revealed in June and is the next project from Homura Kawamoto, the writer behind the popular anime and manga Kakegurui. Kawamoto is developing the project with his brother, Hikaru Mino, who is a former Kakegurui novelist. High Card is being positioned as a multimedia franchise that will tell its story across manga, light novel and anime mediums. The series is being co-produced by Japanese publishing giant Kadokawa, popular animation studio TMS, and electronics and pachinko company Sammy, best known outside of Japan for being the parent corporation. by game publisher Sega. The first release in the series for the media will likely be an audio drama CD, which will be released in Japan on December 3. Premiere dates for the anime, manga, and other installments of the franchise Commercial has yet to be announced.
In addition to High Card, Kawamoto and Mino are also collaborating with anime production company Aniplex on Build Chia – # 00000 (Code Black), which is also being positioned as a multimedia franchise that includes both anime and game. The series is also in production with Liden Films, the studio behind Tokyo Revengers, and Yuhodo, the design company that has previously worked on popular trading card games such as Weiss Schwarz and Cardfight Vanguard.
In addition to all these new projects, Kawamoto will continue to write his most famous work, Kakegurui. Kawamoto created the popular gambling manga with illustrator Toru Naomura in 2014, which has now achieved a circulation of over 5 million copies worldwide. The story is set at the prestigious Hyakkaou Private Academy, an elite school where the richest and most powerful in Japan send their children to study. However, social status in the school is not determined by family lineage or wealth, but by ability to gamble: the best gamblers are allowed to run the school, while the losers lose bullied and forced to do whatever discounting tasks other students ask of them. do. Things start to change at the school when Yumeko Jabami, a girl addicted to the thrill of putting herself in danger, transfers to the school and starts taking part in the school’s best gamblers.
Kakegurui was a surprise hit that was adapted into a two-season anime series by Attack on Titan studio MAPPA. The manga has also been adapted into a live-action television series, which also aired in Japan for two seasons. Both the anime and the live-action series are available to stream on Netflix.