High Card Season 2 revealed its second trailer and the new cast and character information in line with its premiere on January 8, 2024. The anime announced that it will be getting a second season during AnimeJapan 2023 and it previously released a key visual this October.
The first season was an original work by TMS, Homura Kawamoto, and Hikaru Takeno. It was animated by Studio Hibari with Junichi Wada as the director. Naoki Kuroyagi handled the series composition, Nozomi Kono was the character designer, and Tomoyuki Kunii was the director of photography. The anime released 12 episodes and aired from January up to March this year.
Cast additions include Kaori Nazuka, who voiced Uta in One Piece Film: Red, will play Gao Wang, a player known as the “Shadow User,” and Kensho Ono, who is well-known for voicing Ryuunosuke Akutagawa from Bungou Stray Dogs, Floch Forster from Attack on Titan, Mikaela Hyakuya from Owari no Seraph, and Yuri Briar from Spy x Family, and who will play a mysterious superhero known as the “Sonic Amigo.” Some of the first season cast included:
- Gen Sato as Finn Oldman
- Toshiki Masuda as Chris Redgrave
- Shun Horie as Leo Constantine Pinochle
- Haruka Shiraishi as Wendy Sato
- Yuichiro Umehara as Vijay Kumar Singh
- Chiharu Sawashiro as Bobby Ball
- Daisuke Ono as Theodore Constantine Pinochle
- Eiji Hanawa as Lindsey Betz
- Kazuhiro Yamaji as Bernard Symons
The official website of High Card describes the plot of the second season as:
High Card, a spy organization under the direct control of the royal family, is ordered to collect cards scattered throughout the country. Finn, who is one of them, only has fragmentary memories of his past. All he remembers is a burning house, his family dying, and the sight of a knight clad in black armor. Why did that knight take his family’s life? In order to find out the truth, Finn continues to work with High Card with his buddy Chris, leader Leo, Wendy, and Vijay. However, when the Black Knight reappears in front of Finn, the wheels of fate begin to move. In addition, the conflict with Forland’s largest mafia organization, the Klondike Family, intensifies. It was a high card that had to be collected before the royal coronation, but now the team faces the biggest crisis in its history. A tragedy and an encounter caused by the fate of Pinochle’s CEO Theodore and Klondike’s BOSS Van. The existence of friends who are scattered and a new family, the veiled secret of the birth of cards, and the legendary magician―― You can protect the world order or throw it into chaos at will. The curtain rises once again on the frenzied battle between players who are betting everything on the “Explaining Card,” which gives the chosen one extraordinary ability beyond human comprehension! Are you ready? It’s the “TRUTH” Showdown!!
Source: Official Website
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