Which will come High Card the anime website has revealed more cast members including Tomokazu Seki as Ban Klondike, the head of the Klondike mafia family.
Also announced was Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Tilt, a young but high-ranking member of the Klondike family, and Chiharu Sawashiro as Bobby Ball, Player for the Klondike family.
High Card will premiere in January 2023 in Japan. The premise sees various factions searching for power-up X-Playing cards. One of these factions is the titular High Card group, who work odd jobs as employees of luxury car maker Pinochle. Protagonist Finn Oldman finds himself the fifth member of the group, which has been commissioned by the king of Fourland to collect these cards.
Anime staff included Junichi Wada (Sakugan) as director, illustrator Ebimo as the original character designer; Nozomi Kawano (Glow) as character designer, Naoki Kuroyanagi (Rent a girlfriend Season 2 script manager as series composer, and Kenichi Yamashita (Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as he is cute? series composer), Kazuhiko Inukai (Bakugan: Armored Alliance series composer), and Shingo Nagai (Hero Mashin Wataru: The Seven Spirits of Ryujinmaru series composer) served as scriptwriter. Hibari Studio is an animation production studio, while BALCOLONY credited with the card design.
Other staff including Shunpei Mochizuki (Sakugan character designer) and Junichi Hayama (Golden Kamuy lead animator) as action director and key animator, Takashi Hashimoto (Fate/Grand Order Divine Realm Film from the Round Table: Camelot Wandering; Agateram co-effect animation director) as effects animation director, Yumi Nanmoku (Bakugan: Geogan’s Awakening) as color designer, Minoru Oonishi (Sakugan) and Akira Suzuki (The Duke of Death and His Maids) as art director, and Tomoyuki Kuni (Rumble Garanndoll) as director of photography.
Meanwhile, the main cast includes:
•General 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
High Card is part of a multimedia project involving TMS Entertainment, Kadokawaand Sammy announced in June 2021. The project includes a drama CD, manga, and light novel. Homura Kawamotowriter kakeguruiand Hikaru Munowriter Kakegurui’s Journey and Kakegurui Joker light novels, is also part of the making of the project.