For the Kakegurui series, see Kakegurui

Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler is a manga series written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Tooru Naomura since March 22, 2014. The manga is published monthly in the Square Enix's Gangan Joker.

The first tankōbon volume was published on October 22, 2014 and 13 volumes have been released as of June 2020. The series was licensed by Yen Press in August 2015 which initially released the first 3 volumes digitally and is currently releasing the latest chapters the same day as the Japanese publication.

The manga is adapted into an animated series produced by the animation studio MAPPA, and was aired on July 1, 2017. A second season, Kakegurui ××, aired on January 8, 2019. The manga series also has several spin-offs published in the same magazine focused on different characters from the series.

Story

See also: List of Kakegurui Volumes

Yumeko Jabami transfers to Hyakkaou Private Academy as an unsuspecting student, quickly making friends with Ryota Suzui and upsetting the hierarchal system based on money, donations, and gambling established by the Student Council.

Characters

Due to the amount of characters introduced in the series, only the main characters are listed above.

Notable Achievements

  • Kakegurui was nominated for the DaVinci x NicoNico Tsugi Manga Awards 2016 and won one of the manga awards by taking third place. There were in total 20 manga nominations in the contest.
  • As of February 2019, over 5 million copies have been printed.[1]

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