Netflix’s Kakegurui Season 3: Is It Canceled?

Netflix’s Kakegurui Season 3: Is It Canceled?

The first season of Kakegurui began airing on July 1st, 2017, and the second season started airing on March 31st, 2019. As per the release pattern, the third season was supposed to release in 2021 but 2022 has come to an end and there is no update on renewal. Is Kakemurui canceled by Netflix? Let’s find out.

Kakegurui, also known as Compulsive Gambler is indisputably one of the best anime produced by Netflix in recent times. Kakegurui is based on a popular Japanese manga series of the same name. The director of anime, Hayashi Yuuichirou, and animators Studio MAPPA have done a brilliant job to bring Kawamoto Homura-penned and Naomura Tooru-illustrated manga to life.

Kakegurui Season 3 Renewal Status

Official Status: Pending (Updated on: December 31st, 2022)

When fans were expecting a sequel, the platform surprised everyone with a prequel. Kakegurui Twin was a 6 episode prequel released in August 2022. Currently, there are no updates on the renewal of a sequel from Netflix and Studio MAPPA. Netflix holds the international distribution license for the show except in Japan, although Netflix has no authority to renew or cancel anime series. Only the Studio MAPPA and the Japanese network have the right to decide. 

We are expecting to hear some news on either a sequel to Kakegurui or Kakegurui Twin.

Netflix’s Kakegurui Season 3: Is It Canceled?

What is the fan’s take on Kakegurui Season 3?

The fans are eagerly waiting for the third season. It would not be wrong to say that there will be many disappointed subscribers to Netflix if there is no follow-up to Season 2. Fans have taken to Twitter to voice their excitement for Season 3.

Kakegurui Season 3 Plot

The last episode of Kakegurui Season 2 left viewers with a fierce battle between Yumeko and Sayaka in the Tower of Doors. The game is easily won by Yumeko and eventually earns the respect of Momobami Kirari, the student council president. Season 3 will pick up the unfinished story and continue with the student council president election arc. Momobami would use her presidency as bait to end Yumeko’s streak of consecutive victories. For the next game, it’s hard to say anything because studio MAPPA took a different take from the source material manga. The studio tried to follow a completely original approach with concepts and stories adapted from the manga. With all this, Studio MAPPA did a great job.

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What is the Release Date of Kakegurui Season 3?

At the time of writing, no official date has been announced by Netflix and studio MAPPA. We can expect Kakegurui Season 3 to be announced soon and released in late 2023. The series will first air in Japan, and after a delay of a few months, it will head to Netflix for a global release.

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Is there any season 3 of Kakegurui?

There is no official statement on renewal from Studio MAPPA in Kakegurui season 3.

Is Kakegurui twin season 3?

‘Kakegurui Twin’ is not a season 3. It’s a prequel to the original lineup. 

Is the Kakegurui finished?

The first season of Kakegurui began airing on July 1st, 2017, and the second season started airing on March 31st, 2019. Season 3 has not been announced yet.

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