Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler (film)

Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler (Japanese: 賭ケグルイ, Hepburn: Kakegurui) is a 2019 Japanese film adaptation of a manga series of the same name by Homura Kawamoto. It is directed by Hayato Kawai, distributed by GAGA Pictures, and stars Minami Hamabe and Mahiro Takasugi as Yumeko Jabami and Ryōta Suzui respectively. It was released in Japan on May 3, 2019.[2][3][4]

Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler
Japanese賭ケグルイ
HepburnKakegurui
Directed byTsutomu Hanabusa
Produced by
  • Takeshi Matsushita
  • Tatsuya Iwakura
Written byMizuto Takano, Tsutomu Hanabusa
Based onKakegurui – Compulsive Gambler
by Homura Kawamoto
Starring
Music byMichiru
CinematographyTakashi Komatsu
Edited byNaoichiro Sagara
Production
company
  • Dub, Inc.
Distributed by
  • GAGA Pictures
Release date
  • May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
Running time
120 Minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
Box office$2.6 million [1]

PlotEdit

Hyakkaou Private Academy is a prestigious institution for the privileged, and was first established 122 years ago. The students there are ranked by their gambling winnings. The winners receive everything including fame and fortune. The winners also dominate the losers. One day, transfer student Yumeko Jabami arrives at the academy, quickly showing she is gambling maniac who loves high stakes.

CastEdit

ReviewsEdit

According to the Japan Times felt that "production values are high: The film's high school resembles a casino for high rollers in a 007 and a political flick." It also called the tone "more comically ironic than melodramatically overwrought."[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  2. ^ "映画 賭ケグルイ". eiga.com. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "浜辺美波、高杉真宙、森川葵ら出演「賭ケグルイ」映画化!ドラマ2期も放送". 映画ナタリー. 2018-08-09. Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  4. ^ "Live-Action Kakegurui Series Season 2 Casts Sayuri Matsumura as Yumemi". Anime News Network. August 19, 2018. Retrieved October 11, 2018.
  5. ^ japantimes.co

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