Upcoming original anime HIGH CARD is getting closer and closer to having a full deck of cast members, today revealing a three-of-a-kind hand ahead of the series’ January 2023 premiere.
Read ’em and weep:
Toshihiko Seki (Muzan in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as
Shunsuke Takeuchi (Takeda in My Senpai is Annoying) as
Blist Blitz Broadhurst
Mie Sonozaki (Nana in My Hero Academia) as
As previously reported, Junichi Wada (The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan, SAKUGAN) is directing the series, based on scripts by Kenichi Yamashita (D. Gray-man Hallow), Kazuhiko Inukai (Cardfight!! Vanguard) and Shingo Nagai (NEW GAME!). Ebimo’s original character designs are being adapted by Nozomi Kawano (RADIANT). The series is being produced at Studio Hibari for a January 2023 premiere. HIGH CARD’s story is described as such:
After learning that his orphanage is about to close due to financial problems, Finn Oldman heads to a casino to win a fortune. Once there, Finn gets caught up in an intense chase and gunfight set off by a man’s “lucky card.” Finn eventually learns that the world order is controlled by whoever holds a deck of 52 X-Playing Cards, which can grant superhuman abilities.
A secret group of players called the High Card was commissioned directly by the King of Fourland to collect these cards, which are scattered throughout the kingdom. They also work under the guise of employees at the luxury car manufacturer Pinochle. Now chosen as the fifth member of the party, Finn is about to embark with the rest of the group on a dangerous mission in search of these powerful cards…
Source: Comic Natalie
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