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2nd Live-Action Kakegurui Film Debuts Early July After COVID-19 Delay

Kakegurui is one of the few anime that mixes the unholy combination of gambling, school, and pleasure. The anime is not afraid to hold back any punches to depict underage students gambling, all while looking so aesthetic! 


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The series story is set in a posh private school where the elite send their kids to study. However, Hyakkaou Private Academy is not that usual as one of the main study subjects is gambling!

The inner workings of the school are so twisted that students make bets, and if they lose matches, they are relegated to livestock.

The second movie in the live-action adaptation of Kakegurui titled Last Resort: Russian Roulette will premiere in theatres on June 1. The film was originally set to release on April 29, 2021, but got postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.

[Notice of release date decision]
The release date of “Movie Bet Kegurui Desperate Russian Roulette”, which has been postponed, has been decided on June 1st (Tuesday).
Click here for the special advance screening and stage greetings (no audience) scheduled for May 27th (Thursday).
https://kakegurui.jp/movie2/lv/

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The official website has also announced that there will be special advance screening and stage greetings. However, there will be no audience for this event due to the state of emergency enforced in many prefectures of Japan. 

2nd Live-Action Kakegurui Film Debuts Early July After COVID-19 Delay
Main Characters of Kakegurui | Source: Fandom

The movie’s official Youtube also released a 4-minute extended trailer, showing the academy’s grotesque caste system falling apart!

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学園が呪われる!?「映画 賭ケグルイ 絶体絶命ロシアンルーレット」本編映像/大ヒット公開中!【公式】

In the extended video, we see the student council struggling under the threat brought on by Yumeko Jabami.

The cast from the first movie is set to reprise their previous role. The only new addition is Ryūsei Fujii, who plays the main antagonist Makuro Shikigami.

The new Kakegurui movie will treat fans waiting for a movie filled with sadism, masochism, and hysterical laughter!

So don’t forget to brace yourself for the heart-pumping Kakegurui: Last Resort Russian Roulette this June.

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About Kakegurui

Kakegurui is an anime based on a manga of the same name written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Toru Naomura. It is directed by Yuichiro Hayashi and is animated by MAPPA.

Hyakkaou Private Academy, a regular school for ultra-rich kids by day and a grotesque gambling den by night, has an inbuilt social hierarchy.

Based on how one performs in gambling and manipulating their peers, students are ranked best to worst, the top rankers being the most powerful.

Yumeko Jabami, a transfer student who gambles just for the thrill of it, becomes the new challenger and the talk of the Hyakkaou’s elite student council.

Her insane love for gambling presents her with new challenges as she climbs her way to the top.

Source: Kakegurui Twitter

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