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Live-Action Kakegurui Twins Gets Mini-Series on Amazon Prime; Cast Revealed

A high school that determines a student’s rank based on their gambling wins? Yes, you guessed it right! I’m talking about Homura Kawamoto’s Kakegurui.


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Kagegurui is one of those “only in Japanese manga” stories you’ll come across, that are surprisingly and extremely entertaining.

After publishing the manga in 2014, Kakegurui went on to become even more of a famous franchise with numerous manga spin-offs, anime, and even live-action movies.

One such spin-off worth mentioning is the Kakegurui Twins focusing on the story of Mary Saotome as she enters the infamous Hyakkou Private Academy.

Get ready to relive Mary Saotome’s school experience as she is coming back with a live-action Kakegurui Twins series which will be released on March 26 on Amazon Prime.

https://twitter.com/kakegurui_jp/status/1355289756909895682

Translations: Drama Kakegurui Twins Cast Announced. And … It is also decided that exclusive distribution will start from 3/26 on Amazon Prime Video. Introducing 8 gorgeous casts here

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The series will have 8 episodes in total and two episodes will be released every Friday.

This awesome piece of news was followed by the dazzling cast who will soon appear in the Kakegurui Twins series.

Live-Action Kakegurui Twins Gets Mini Series on Amazon Prime; Cast Revealed
Kakegurui Visual | Source: Crunchyroll

The cast includes:

CharactersCastsOther Works
Mary SaotomeAoi MorikawaSora (Looking for Magical DoReMi)
Aoi MibuomiHayato SanoHikari (Live Action: 3D Kanojo Real Girl)
Saura MiharutakiErika Ikuta
Tsuzura HanatemariShiori AkitaSatsuki (Live Action: Ao-Natsu)
Yukimi TogakushiMinori HagiwaraMomoko (Live Action: The Werewolf Game: Crazy Fox)
Sachiko JurakuMijika Nagai
Mikura SadoMirei Sasaki
Kokoro AiuraRiko FukumotoNatsume (Dragon Pilot)
Nagi KamishimoAtsuhiro Inukai

Director Tsutomu Hanabusa will also return as the chief director in this series after his successful job in the other Kakegurui live-action films.

If you don’t already know, Kakegurui Twins will focus on Mary Saotome and show us her school life after she joined Hyakkou Private Academy, the famous gambling school. Mary Saotome is a senior to Yumeko, the original protagonist of the Kakegurui series.

The original Kakegurui series is also getting a live-action movie soon so you’ll definitely get your Kakegurui fill this 2021!

Let’s wait for the series to premiere and see how it turns out!

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.

Live-Action Kakegurui Twins Gets Mini Series on Amazon Prime; Cast Revealed
Kakegurui | Source: IMDb

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.

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