Kakegurui Twin Debuts August 4, Reveals New Trailer and Visual

kakegurui spin-off, titled Kakegurui Twin hits Netflix worldwide on August 4, as revealed with a new trailer and visual earlier today. The spin-off with a focus on Mary Saotome. Studio MAPPA is hosting the series announced last year. The opening song was also revealed and it is “Queen’s Bluff” by i☆Ris.

Kakegurui Twin – Trailer

The story is based on the Kakegurui Twin spin-off manga written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Kei Saiki. The story serves as a prequel to the main series, Kakegurui: compulsive gambler. Yen Press licensed it and described the plot as follows:
As a first-year student at the famed Hyakkaou Private Academy, Mary Saotome knows her future is set for a one-way cruise to the top…that is, until an encounter with a former classmate turned pet throws the newbie. princess in the game world! Can a normal girl like Mary make friends and survive debt-free on her wits and luck alone?

Kaori Makita directs the anime adaptation, while Yuichiro Hayashi (who directed the original kakegurui series) is the chief director. Shigeru Murakoshi is in charge of series composition, and Ni Manabu is handling character design. Technoboys Pulcraft Green-Fund is composing the music.

Minami Tanak is back to voice Mary. The rest of the cast includes:

  • Yuko Kaida as Sachiko
  • Rina Honizumi as Tsuzura
  • Seichiro Yamashita as Aoi
  • Aoi Koga as Mikura
  • Yo Taichi as Yukimi
  • Rie Takahashi as Sakura

Studio MAPPA also animated the first two seasons of the main kakegurui series. Both are streaming on Netflix.

Source: AnimeNetflix
©Homura Kawamoto, Toru Naomura/SQUARE ENIX, Kakegurui Production Committee

Briana R. Cross