The original television anime series HIGH CARD is set to air in January 2023. The animation production team also revealed a new visual trailer and key PV for the series, along with additional information about the voice acting and production staff. An English subtitled trailer for the anime can be viewed at TMS Entertainmentthe YouTube channel of.
japanese group FIVE NEW OLD will sing the anime’s opening theme “Trickster.”
Join the voice cast of multimedia project are Kazuhiro Yamaji like Bernard Symons and Daisuke Ono like Theodore Constantine Pinochle. The main cast is headlined by Gen Satou as main protagonist Finn Oldman, Toshiki Masuda like his mentor Chris Redgrave, Avoid Horie as leader of High Card Leo Constantine Pinochle, Haruka Shiraishi as accountant and office staff Wendy Satou, and Yuuichiro Umehara as Head of Systems Management and Sales Vijay Kumar Singh.
The new production team HIGH CARD the animated series includes Naoki Kuroyanagi as series composer, joining Kenichi Yamashita (Hensuki: Are you ready to fall in love with a pervert as long as she’s cute?), Kazuhiko Inukai (Bakugan: Armored Alliance), and Shingo Nagai (Mashin Hero Wataru: The Seven Spirits of Ryujinmaru) as screenwriters. Nozomi Kawano (idol pride) and Haruna Nagata (The stranger from the shore) are the main animation supervisors, while Ryou Takahashi (healer girl) serves as a composer of music.
They all join Junichi Wada (SAKUGAN) as director and illustrator Ebimo as an original character designer. Kawano also serves as the character designer for the series. Homura Kawamoto (kakegurui) and Hikaru Muno (Build split: Code White) are credited with the original work concept. HIBARI Studio will handle the production of the animation.
Other staff include Shunpei Mochizuki (SAKUGAN character creator) and Junichi Hayama (Golden Kamuy lead animator) as action directors and key animators, Takashi Hashimoto (Fate/Grand Order THE MOVIE Divine Realm of the Round Table: Camelot Wandering; Agateram co-effects animation director) as effects animation director, Yumi Nanmoku (Bakugan: The Rise of Geogan) as a color creator, Minoru Oonishi (SAKUGAN) and Akira Suzuki (The Duke of Death and his servant) as artistic directors, and Tomoyuki Kunii (Rumble Garandoll) as director of photography.
TMS EntertainmentKadokawa and Sammy are involved in the production of the HIGH CARD project, which was first announced in June 2021. In addition to an anime series, the multimedia project is also releasing an original manga, light novel, short story, and drama CD adaptation.
TMS Entertainment describes the synopsis of HIGH CARD as:
After discovering that his orphanage was about to close due to financial difficulties, Finn, who lived free on the streets, left for a casino in order to strike it rich. However, nothing could have prepared Finn for the nightmare that awaited him. Once there, Finn encountered a car chase and a bloody shootout caused by a man’s “lucky” card.
Finn will eventually learn what it was all about. The world order can be controlled by a set of 52 X-Playing cards with the power to grant different superhuman powers and abilities to those who possess them. With these cards, people can access the hidden “buddy” power within themselves.
A frantic battle between these card-obsessed gamers, fueled by justice, lust, and revenge, is about to begin!
Are you ready?
This is the showdown!!
Source: HIGH CARD Official Twitter