Manga Review: Kakegurui

Japanese Title: 賭ケグルイ (Kakegurui)

Art by: Toru Naomura

Story by: Homura Kawamoto

Volumes: 13

Volumes reviewed: 6

Release date: 2014

Magazine: Gangan Joker

English publisher: Yen Press

Content warnings: illegal gambling

Consensus Points

  • Interesting setting

  • Interesting protagonist with unique motives

  • Thrilling, original games

  • Detailed rules explanations

  • Character backstories are handled well

  • Well-paced

  • Not much to the story outside of gambling

  • Lack of realism might be off-putting to some readers

  • Not all characters are developed equally

Check out our individual reviews for Kakegurui below!

JoJo Battsu's review (coming soon)

Dr. Bugs' review

Emperor Penguin's review

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