Voice actor Toshiyuki Morikawa (Yoshikage Kira in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable) is gearing up for a career in middle-management, because he is playing the lead character in Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa ("The Chronicles of Middle Manager Tonegawa"), an upcoming TV anime based on the humorous spin-off of Nobuyuki Fukumoto's Kaiji gambling manga that re-imagines the villains of the series as a bunch of bumbling bureacrats. Hit the jump to learn more.
Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa ("The Chronicles of Middle Manager Tonegawa), a humorous spin-off manga that re-imagines one of the primary villains of Nobuyuki Fukumoto's Kaiji gambling manga as a bumbling corporate bureacrat with a tyrannical boss, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast on Nippon TV's "AnichU" late-night programming block in 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese steaming website AbemaTV is getting in on the high stakes gambling action, because from January 25 - March 18, 2018, they're recruiting easy marks - er, I mean "contestants" - to participate in a special "Real Kaiji Grand Prix" variety TV program offering a shot at a grand prize of 100 million yen (about $919,000 US). Hit the jump to learn more.
If you were hoping to play the original PlayStation VR version of Kaiji VR: Steel Beam Crossing of Despair in English, you may be luck. While nothing has been officially confirmed, a list of English trophies popped up over at Exophase, so read on for more info!
Would you endure the terrifing trials of Kaiji to pay off your debts? Twelve contestants have lined up to do just that, preparing to win a dangerous(... ish) game for a 2 million yen prize. Hit the jump for the Kaiji Variety Show preview!
Last week we posted about the Kaiji VR game, Kaiji: Steel Beam Crossing of Despair, coming to Nintendo Switch in Japan sans VR. The eShop release is due out in just a couple days on December 28, so Solid Sphere followed up with a minute-long trailer. You can get a decent idea of how it plays in handheld mode after the jump.