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.
|Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler|
|Directed by||Tsutomu Hanabusa|
|Written by||Mizuto Takano, Tsutomu Hanabusa|
|Based on||Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler|
by Homura Kawamoto
|Edited by||Naoichiro Sagara|
|Box office||$2.6 million |
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.
- Minami Hamabe as Yumeko Jabami
- Mahiro Takasugi as Ryōta Suzui
- Aoi Morikawa as Meari Saotome
- Ruka Matsuda as Itsuki Sumeragi
- Yurika Nakamura as Sayaka Igarashi
- Elaiza Ikeda as Kirari Momobami (Ririka Momobami)
- Taishi Nakagawa as Manyuda Kaede
- Sayuri Matsumura as Yumemi Yumemite
- Miki Yanagi as Midari Ikishima
- Natsumi Okamoto as Yuriko Nishinotōin
- Mito Natsume as Runa Yomozuki
- Yuma Yamoto as Jun Kiwatari
- Kiyo Matsumoto as Nanami Tsubomi
- Haruka Fukuhara as Jueri Arukibi
- Hio Miyazawa as Amane Murasame
- Marika Itō as Tomu Inuhachi
- Akira Onodera as Kyu Nitobe
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."
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- "Live-Action Kakegurui Series Season 2 Casts Sayuri Matsumura as Yumemi". Anime News Network. August 19, 2018. Retrieved October 11, 2018.
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