Kakegurui Live-Action Film Sequel To Release In 2021

The official website for the Kakegurui live-action adaptation based on the manga by Homura Kawamoto announced on Saturday that a sequel is in the works and will release in Japan in 2021. The film is titled Kakegurui: The Movie Part 2 (temporary).

All the main cast are confirmed to return to the film sequel. Tsutomu Hanabusa is returning to direct the film and write the screenplay, and Minato Takano is also writing the screenplay. Minami Hamabe, who plays the protagonist, Jabami Yumeko, stated in her twitter handle, "Believe it or not, Kakegurui will get another film! And thankfully, our beloved regular cast members will return! I couldn't get enough of the fun and the suffocating tension of the gambling battles during the filming of Kakegurui. It's thanks to all of you who support us that we can return to that space again. We'll be filming to bring you the best Kakegurui ever!".

A 10-episode live-action show premiered in Japan in January 2018. Netflix is streaming the series outside of Japan. A second season premiered in March 2019. The first live-action film then opened in May 2019. the film earned 360 million yen in the domestic market.

The original Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler manga launched in Square Enix's Gangan Joker magazine in March 2014. The manga also inspired three spinoff manga and two novels.

A 12-episode TV anime series first released in Japan from July 1, 2017, to September 17, 2017. The anime's second season then released with 12 episodes in Japan on January 8, 2019, to March 26, 2019.

Source: Kakegurui Official Twitter Account, Official Website, Crunchyroll


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