After announcing a joint collaboration project between Kadokawa and TMS Entertainment in 2021 regarding the announcement of an original anime titled ‘HIGH CARD’, the HIGH CARD Twitter account unveiled a new teaser visual for the upcoming release on March 8 this year. anime.
They also announced that the project will be released in 2023 and opened the official anime site for people to watch before the series officially launches next year.
HIGH CARD was conceived as a multimedia project that is not limited to just an anime release – other follow-up properties include a planned manga and light novel series, with more announcements expected. Currently, a series of popular drama CDs have been made of the franchise. It will be exciting to see if they tackle the other elements of the multimedia project with the same zeal.
The project is led by Kakegurui creator Homura Kawamoto, who was announced to have created the original concept for the multimedia franchise.
They also announced that character designs will be handled by Kawano Nozomi, who illustrated the image below:
It will be exciting to see how the anime shakes out!
Has any other information been released about HIGH CARD?
Quite a bit of information has come out about the coming HIGH CARD animation.
In addition to the announcement regarding the original concept creator for the anime, the premise for the series has been revealed, as well as the cast of characters that will be featured in the anime and the general setting for the world.
The following teaser preview has been released with English subtitles, which can be viewed below:
To summarize the information on the website, there are 52 X-Playing Cards – cards that bestow supernatural abilities on the holders of the cards. Finn, the protagonist of the series, sets out on a journey to collect as many cards as possible in this gambling-themed adventure.
When is the anime coming out?
So far, no specific release date for the HIGH CARD anime has been announced beyond the year the series will be released, which is 2023.
It’ll be interesting to see how HIGH CARD plays out, given how Kawamoto’s most recent manga effort, Killing the People Reincarnated into the Other World: Cheat Slayer, has turned out.