High Card Is Getting a 2nd Season


A second season of the original action-adventure anime High Card has been announced with a teaser visual.

The first season premiered on January 9 and ran for 12 episodes.


High Card is part of a multimedia project involving TMS EntertainmentKadokawa, and Sammy that was announced in June 2021. The project includes drama CDs, a manga, and a light novel. Homura Kawamoto, the author of Kakegurui, and Hikaru Muno, the author of the the Kakegurui Trip and Kakegurui Joker light novels, are also involved in the project’s creation. 

Crunchyroll describes the plot as:

After discovering that his orphanage was on the brink of closing due to financial stress, Finn, who was living freely on the streets, set out for a casino with the aim of making a fortune. However, nothing could have prepared Finn for the nightmare that was awaiting him. Once there, Finn encountered a car chase and bloody shootout caused by a manʼs “lucky” card.

High Card‘s first season was directed by Junichi Wada (Sakugan) with illustrator Ebimo as original character designer. Other main staff include:

• Character designer: Nozomi Kawano (Radiant)

• Series composer: Naoki Kuroyanagi (Rent a Girlfriend Season 2 script manager)

Animation production studio: Studio Hibari

• Card design: BALCOLONY

Meanwhile, the main cast includes:

Gen Sato as Finn Oldman

Toshiki Masuda as Chris Redgrave 

Shun Horie as Leo Constantine Pinochle

Haruka Shiraishi as Wendy Sato

Yuichiro Umehara as Vijay Kumar Singh 

Source: @highcard_pj

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