Kakegurui, a manga written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Toru Naomura about a prestigious academy where the pecking order is determined exclusively by high stakes gambling, is being adapted into a TV anime with direction by Yuichiro Hayashi and animation by MAPPA.
The main staff for Kakegurui has been announced, including:
The story of Kakegurui is set in Hyakkaou Private Academy, a prestigious school where a student's social standing is determined not by academic or athletic prowess, but rather by their skill at high-stakes gambling. The student council rules Hyakkaou with an iron fist, until a mysterious and beautiful transfer student named Yumeko Jabami arrives...
An English language version of the original Kakegurui manga is available via digital distribution from Yen Press under the title Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler. An official website and Twitter feed (@kakegurui_anime) have also been published for the TV anime adaptation.
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