Netflix announced a new anime adaptation of the Kakegurui Twin spinoff manga, focusing on the girl Mary Saotome.
Kodoani.com – Kakegurui Twin is the anime spin off of the main series Kakegurui.
Netflix announced new extra information during its “Anime Day” live stream. The new anime is based on the Kakegurui Twin manga, written by series creator Homura Kawamoto with artists by Katsura Saiki. The new anime series will be animated by studio MAPPA, the company that produced both seasons of the main Kakegurui anime, and is also known for anime work like Jujutsu Kaisen, the final season of Attack on Titan, and the upcoming anime adaptation. to Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man. The spinoff anime series focuses on the character of Mary Saotome, who will once again be voiced by Zombie Land Saga’s Minami Tanaka. The anime’s first visual also features the character Tsuzura Hanatemari, a new character who becomes one of Mary’s best friends.
you’ve been asking for it! super hype to announce a Kakegurui spinoff, KAKEGURUI TWIN, will be coming to Netflix next year????¡Ustedes lo pidieron! ¡Nos complace anunciar que el spin-off de Kakegurui, Kakegurui Twin, llegará a Netflix el próximo año pic.twitter.com/t8YgSeUtER
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Kakegurui Twin is a prequel set one year before the events of the main series, and shows Mary Saotome’s first days at the elite Hyakkou Private Academy, a prestigious school where students compete against each other. compete against each other in high-risk games of chance. The winners are rewarded with social status and benefits, while the losers are reduced to the status of a “house pet” and forced to do whatever their classmates love. bridge. The spin-off shows how Mary develops herself at school and explains the source of her hatred for the academy’s student council. The series began being published in 2015 and is still ongoing.
The Kakegurui franchise began in 2014 as a manga written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Tōru Naomura. The main series tells the story of Yumeko Jabami, a new student to the academy who immediately shakes the school hierarchy with her voracious gambling addiction and ability to analyze each and every game. how to cheat. The character Mary is introduced early in the series as one of Yumeko’s first opponents. The manga has been adapted to other media several times; In addition to the MAPPA anime series, the manga also served as the basis for a live-action television series, which also aired for two seasons. Yumeko is portrayed in the live-action series by Minami Hamabe, who is also scheduled to star in the upcoming Shin Kamen Rider. The series also received a live-action film, featuring many of the same actors as the TV series.
Kakegurui Twin will premiere on Netflix in August 2022. Both the original anime and its live-action adaptation are available to stream on Netflix. The anime will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray from Sentai Filmworks, although the CD release will have a different English translation and dub than the online platform release.