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An anime adaptation for Kakegurui produced by MAPPA aired in July 2017. The animation was announced through a promotional video published by the company Square Enix. The video noted as well that the manga two million copies in circulation. The first two episodes were previewed at a screening on June 23, 2017, and regular broadcasting has ran from July 1, 2017 to September 23, 2017, with the final episode being an anime original episode drafted by Homura Kawamoto, one of the creators of the manga. The series is licensed and streamed by Netfilx and was later released outside of Japan on February 1, 2018, with an English Dub.

During the "Hyakkaou Private Academy Cultural Festival" event on Saturday, January 6, 2018, they announced the series will be having a second season. The anime news website Anime Recorder previously hosted an image with the announcement.

The second season of the anime, officially titled Kakegurui××, started airing on January 9, 2019. The final episode was broadcasted on March 27, 2019. The dub of the second season was released by Netflix on June 13, 2019.

An official Twitter account and a website have been launched for the anime. Alongside the first season's DVD, 3 short films were included featuring short omake-like stories.

List of episodes

Season 1 - 2017

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In the first Season, Yumeko Jabami enters the schooland and sturs everything up. She is a compulsive gambler and there are no stakes too high for her. With her friends Ryota and Mary she is going after the Student council and eventually the President of the academy...

The opening song is Deal with the Devil, the ending is LAYon-theLINE and special ending song Is Russian Roulette of Love for episode 9.

Nr. Episode title Japanese airdate
1 A Girl named Yumeko Jabami July 1, 2017
2 A Boring Girl July 8, 2017
3 The Slit-Eyed Girl July 15, 2017
4 The Girl Who Became a Pet July 22, 2017
5 The Girl Who Became Human July 29, 2017
6 Tempting Girl August 12, 2017
7 Refusing Girl August 19, 2017
8 Love-Dancing Girl August 26, 2017
9 Dreaming Girl September 2, 2017
10 Selecting Girl September 9, 2017
11 The Girl Who Bets Her Life September 16, 2017
12 The Girl Who Gambles Compulsively September 23, 2017

Season 2 - 2019

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There is a presidential election, which of course works through gambling. Just as that is announced, a group of people, all tied to the Momobamis arrive at the school, fighting for the seat. Yumeko and her friends are as always in the middle of everything...

The opening song isKono Yubi Tomare and the ending is AlegriA.

Nr. Episode title Japanese airdate
1 Gambling Women Again January 8, 2019
2 The Women Of Momobami Clan January 15, 2019
3 Do Not Touch This Woman January 22, 2019
4 Communicating Women January 29, 2019
5 The Connected Woman February 5, 2019
6 The Hollywood Star February 12, 2019
7 The Treacherous Woman February 19, 2019
8 The Winning Woman February 26, 2019
9 The Woman By Her Side March 5, 2019
10 The Logical Woman March 12, 2019
11 The Woman Who Bears The X March 19, 2019
12 The Null Woman March 26, 2019

Cast Battle Royale

To celebrate the broadcast of Season 2, the voice actors of the main cast were brought to a casino and played various games against each other in what they called "Cast Battle Royale" (キャストバトルロイヤル). The members involved were:

The segments were later narrated by Kirari and Ririka's voice actress Miyuki Sawashiro.

In the first round, the voice actors played Cheating Allowed. The players who ended the game with the highest amount of chips were, in order: Saori Hayami (40 chips), Mariya Ise (32 chips), Karin Nanami (31 chips), and Tatsuya Tokutake (25 chips).

In the semifinals, Saori Hayami played against Karin Nanami, while Mariya Ise played against Tatsuya Tokutake. The chosen game this time was blackjack. Hayami and Ise were the winners.

Finally, the last round was a game of Texas Hold'em played by Saori Hayami and Mariya Ise. Ironically, Hayami was the one who won, showing similarity with her character.

The Cast Battle Royale is still available to watch on Youtube and the official website.

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