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'Kakegurui' TV Anime Receives Second Season

by Vindstot
Jan 5, 11:07 PM | 93 Comments
A second season of the Kakegurui (Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler) anime series was announced at the "Hyakkaou Private Academy Cultural Festival" special event on Saturday, which was hosted by the video content planning and production company Avex Pictures. More details will be revealed at a later date.

Drawn by Homura Kawamoto and Tooru Naomura, Kakegurui began its serialization in Gangan Joker in March 2014. The magazine has also been serializing the series' prequel manga by Katsura Saiki as well as Taku Kawamura's 4-koma spin-off since September 2015 and December 2016, respectively. A third spin-off manga drawn by Yuuichi Hiiragi, which focuses on the character Midari Ikishima and her past, has been serialized in Manga UP magazine since February 2017. The ninth volume of Kakegurui, the sixth volume of Saiki's prequel manga, the third volume of Kawamura's 4-koma spin-off, and the second volume of Hiiragi's Kakegurui Midari spin-off manga are all scheduled for a January 27 release.

The manga inspired a 12-episode TV anime by studio MAPPA in Summer 2017, which concluded with an anime-original story. A live-action TV series adaptation is set to premiere on MBS' "Doramaism" (Dramaism) programming block on January 14.

Netflix streamed the anime series in Japan and plans to stream it outside of Japan this year. Yen Press licensed the manga for North American release and published the third compiled volume in November 2017.

Source: Moca News

Kakegurui 2nd Season on MAL

20 of 93 Comments Recent Comments

yea yea, second season..

Jan 18, 11:39 PM by Schumacher

thebrentinator24 said:
So even after an anime-original ending they still went ahead and greenlit a second season? What the hell was the original ending for then? Whatever, I'll go ahead and watch for more mindless entertainment.


Yea it seems the Anime original ending was because they were almost positive they were not getting a second season, and now there's an announcement so soon for S2.

I'm not mad I liked the first season for what it was and will enjoy seeing more gambling induced ahegaos in the second season.

Jan 18, 6:36 AM by Retiredmagician

Not the greatest anime but at least it’s still watchable and somewhat entertaining

Jan 10, 3:32 PM by -_-determined-_-

Hope they only animate the story of the manga alone so it would be good not like the last ep of s1

Jan 10, 7:00 AM by MurukoHiiragi

I didn't think there would be a second season to this. I'll still watch though

Jan 9, 8:02 PM by WarcrossPlayer78

I thought season 1 was complete garbage but I’ll watch season 2 I guess, maybe it will get a little better.

Jan 9, 7:51 PM by MissKokona

Tower arc, please.

Jan 9, 3:04 PM by Fabris

Unexpected indeed, flawned but still fun to watch was the first season, so second one is alrighty for me~~

Jan 9, 9:09 AM by Playcool

Hopefully Yumeko and Ryota relationship grows stronger in this season than the last. I am REALLY looking forward toward this season and it's development.

Jan 7, 12:00 PM by 9Q

I actually liked the first season (not counting the ending), so I will be watching.

Jan 7, 11:52 AM by Blarey

Whoahoho said:
In Midari's words

"One in Six........a one and six chance" saying over and over again (Click) pulling the trigger (HAAAAAAA, AHHHAAAAA, HAAAA) Breathing deeply and fast (Tick) pulled the trigger, no bullet, "WHAAAAAAAA,HAAAAA, WHAAAAAA, EHEEEEE!!!!!!!" Whaling loudly, "THIS, THIS IT IT!!!!""HERE RIGHT NOW, I'M ALIVE!!!!!!!" "THIS SENSATION!" (Lick) licking the gun's barrel (Sqik, Sqik, Sqik) playing her pussy, and enjoying it "AMAZING!!!!" (Sqik, Sqik,Sqik) still playing her pussy and moaning wildly"


And people wonder/ surprised why this series got a second season!? ^_^ Great show. Cant wait

Jan 7, 11:37 AM by TheKoopaKing

In Midari's words

"One in Six........a one and six chance" saying over and over again (Click) pulling the trigger (HAAAAAAA, AHHHAAAAA, HAAAA) Breathing deeply and fast (Tick) pulled the trigger, no bullet, "WHAAAAAAAA,HAAAAA, WHAAAAAA, EHEEEEE!!!!!!!" Whaling loudly, "THIS, THIS IT IT!!!!""HERE RIGHT NOW, I'M ALIVE!!!!!!!" "THIS SENSATION!" (Lick) licking the gun's barrel (Sqik, Sqik, Sqik) playing her pussy, and enjoying it "AMAZING!!!!" (Sqik, Sqik,Sqik) still playing her pussy and moaning wildly"

Jan 7, 11:12 AM by Whoahoho

Woah...They're ACTUALLY making a second season for this anime.
This anime was a complete disappointment (watched only first few episodes though).

Jan 7, 8:22 AM by blaze3549

Haven't read the manga but I did enjoy the first season. The ending, which I'm now learning is apparently something that didn't even happen in the manga, left me with a severe case of blue balls so I hope season two pulls out all the stops.

Jan 7, 8:12 AM by toukaas

Really unexpected, but I'm quite happy with this news. The 1st season was okay.

Jan 7, 3:10 AM by me_here_me_there

yes, i'm excited for this!!

Jan 7, 2:27 AM by futurefishes

why tho like sure it was an enjoyable train wreck,
but for all the wrong reasons

Jan 6, 8:14 PM by Bird

aight Im in I enjoyed the first one

Jan 6, 7:55 PM by bloodiemonster

The first season was nothing but a mess, but goddammit, for some reasons unknown to me, I enjoyed it a lot. Maybe the opening song helped with mood bossting, or I just enjoyed the characters design, or whatever. Good news

Jan 6, 6:36 PM by Suntears

Thank goodness I will get to see Yumeko again. Yeah what a great series and hope it will be a nine like the previous season.

Jan 6, 5:17 PM by lihle808

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