The live-action Kakegurui movie is returning with its own sequel! Its tentative is Eiga Kakegurui Part 2, and the staff have now released a new teaser trailer for the upcoming sequel movie. It not only teases Minami Hamabe as Yumeko Jabami, but also Johnny’s West member Ryuusei Fujii as new gambler Makuro Shikigami.
Makuro Shikigami will be an original character that the second movie will introduce. As for the movie itself, it will premiere sometime in May 2021. The announcement also confirmed that Tsutomu Hanabusa will be returning at the helm of the movie as director. He will also be writing the screenplay alongside Minato Takano.
These movies are part of the live-action Kakegurui series which adapt Homura Kawamoto and Tohru Naomura’s Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler manga. Netflix is now streaming the anime, as well as the first movie. Here’s how they describe the live-action’s story:
Yumeko Jabami enrolls at Hyakkaou Private Academy, where students are ranked by their gambling winnings and fame and fortune awaits those on top.
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Source: Comic Natalie