Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler Anime Reveals 2nd Promo Video, Theme Song Artists

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Netflix-only streaming also revealed for series premiering on July 1

The official website for Kakegurui, the television anime of Homura Kawamoto and Tōru Naomura's Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler manga, revealed the show's second promotional video on Friday. The site also revealed the show's theme song artists, July 1 premiere, and Netflix streaming.

The series will premiere on Tokyo MX on July 1 at 10:00 p.m. before airing later that evening on MBS. The series will later air on TV Aichi, RKB Mainichi Broadcasting, and BS11. The series will stream in Japan only on Netflix starting on July 2. The anime will have 12 episodes.

Tia is performing the show's opening theme song "Deal with devil" (previewed in above video), and D-selections is performing the ending theme song "LAYon-theLINE."

The anime stars:

Saori Hayami as Yumeko Jabami

Minami Tanaka as Meari Saotome

Tatsuya Tokutake as Ryōta Suzui

Yūki Wakai as Itsuki Sumeragi

Karin Nanami as Yuriko Nishinotōin

Mariya Ise as Midari Ikishima

Yū Serizawa as Yumemi Yumemite

Tomokazu Sugita as Kaede Manyūda

Ayaka Fukuhara as Sayaka Igarashi

Mayu Udono as Runa Yomozuki

Miyuki Sawashiro as student council president Kirari Momobami

Yen Press is releasing the original manga in English, and it describes the series:

Hyakkaou Private Academy. An institution for the privileged with a very peculiar curriculum. You see, when you're the sons and daughters of the wealthiest of the wealthy, it's not athletic prowess or book smarts that keep you ahead. It's reading your opponent, the art of the deal. What better way to hone those skills than with a rigorous curriculum of gambling? At Hyakkaou Private Academy, the winners live like kings, and the losers are put through the wringer. But when Yumeko Jabami enrolls, she's gonna teach these kids what a high roller really looks like!

Yuichiro Hayashi (Garo the Animation, PES: Peace Eco Smile) is directing the anime at MAPPA, and Yasuko Kobayashi (Attack on Titan, Garo the Animation, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Shakugan no Shana) is in charge of the series scripts. Manabu Akita (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure episode animation director, design assistant) is designing the characters. TECHNOBOYS PULCRAFT GREEN-FUND (Witch Craft Works, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!) is handling the anime's music.

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