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Kakegurui Twins spin-off manga to get Netflix anime in August 2022

Netflix announced Tuesday that it would be producing an animated series of the spin-off manga Kakegurui Twins by Katsura Saiki. The anime...

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Netflix announced Tuesday that it would be producing an animated series of the spin-off manga Kakegurui Twins by Katsura Saiki. The anime is titled Kakegurui twin and will be released on Netflix in August 2022. MAPPA produces the animation and Minami Tanaka returns to the role of Meari Saotome.

Yen Press licensed the spin-off manga. Story Description:

A year before Yumeko Jabami adorned her sacred hall at Hyakkou Private Academy, Mary Saotome became her own star at her gambling addiction school. Can this ordinary girl fulfill her own story from poverty to wealth through her ingenuity and luck? Find out in the first part of the hugely popular Kakegurui!
The manga is a derivative of the Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler manga by Homura Kawamoto and Toru Naomura. In September 2015, a spin-off from Square Enix’s Rape Joker was released.

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This manga inspired the live-action series that debuted on Amazon Prime in Japan on March 26th.

The original Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler comic was launched in March 2014 by Square Enix’s Gangan Joker magazine. Yen Press releases this manga in English. The main manga inspired a TV anime series that aired in Japan from July to September 2017. The series premiered outside of Japan via Netflix in February 2018. The second season of the anime premiered in January 2019 and Netflix started streaming the series in June 2019. Sentai Filmworks has licensed two seasons and will release the season as a home video. English dubbing.

This manga inspired a 10-part live-action show that premiered in Japan in January 2018. Netflix is ​​streaming the series outside of Japan. The second season premiered in March 2019. The first live-action film premiered in May 2019. The live-action sequel premiered in Japan on June 1 after two COVID-19 delays.

In addition to Kakegurui Twins, the original manga inspired two other spin-off comics and two novels.

Update: Netflix Japan anime Twitter account added on Tuesday, anime will be released in August 2022. Additionally, MAPPA will produce the animation and Minami Tanaka will return to the role of Meari Saotome.

Source: Netflix Animation Twitter Account