After several delays due to COVID-19, the Kakegurui 2: Ultimate Russian Roulette Live-Action Movie finally hit Japanese Theatres yesterday. And now, its distributor in Japan has started streaming the film’s opening scene! It also features a message from one of the actors, Ryuusei Fujii.He will appear in the movie as new gambler Makuro Shikigami, an original character that the second movie will introduce.
Tsutomu Hanabusa will be returning at the helm of the movie as director. He will also be writing the screenplay alongside Minato Takano. Meanwhile, Minami Hamabe will be reprising her role as the gambling-obsessed Yumeko Jabami.
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