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HIGH CARD TV Anime Stacks the Deck with Season 2 Announcement



The boys of the HIGH CARD TV anime will return for a second season, the series revealed today during its AnimeJapan 2023 stage. A teaser visual featuring Finn against the backdrop of the person in black armor who killed his family was released.




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The first season of HIGH CARD was directed by Junichi Wada (SAKUGAN) at Studio Hibari based on scripts written by Naoki Kuroyanagi. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired, describing it 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: Press Release


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Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.