High Card Season 2 Releases 1st Trailer

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A trailer has been released for the upcoming second season of the original action-adventure anime High Card. A January 2024 premiere date was revealed along with it.

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

The anime is directed by Junichi Wada (Sakugan) at Studio Hibari 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)

• Card design: BALCOLONY

• Main animators/action animation directors: Shunpei Mochizuki (Sakugan character designer) and Junichi Hayama (Golden Kamuy main animator) 

• Main animator/effects animation director: Takashi Hashimoto (Fate/Grand Order The Movie Divine Realm of the Round Table: Camelot Wandering; Agateram co-effects animation director)

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 

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 Kakegurui Trip and Kakegurui Joker light novels, are also involved in the project’s creation. 


Source: KADOKAWAanime YouTube channel

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