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Original anime 'High Card' releases first teaser for 2023 broadcast

Updated: Jul 6, 2022

Details such as cast and staff are out with the first teaser for original TV anime High Card.

By: Nicole S. Castro on March 08, 2022 at 16:35 PHT

Official channels have released the first wave of promotional materials for original TV anime High Card, coming this 2023.

High Card is a mixed media project created by Kakegurui writer Homura Kawamoto, with illustrations by Hikaru Takeno. The series is produced by Studio Hibari and TMS Entertainment.

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The teaser (which comes with English subtitles), describes the story as a supernatural x playing cards fantasy set in a universe called the Fourland Kingdom, where 52 cards that can grant supernatural abilities have scattered across the land.

The eponymous "High Card" refers to the organization tasked to gather the cards to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

The anime is directed by Junichi Wada, who also directed for the anime Eureka Seven and Caligula. Character designs are by Nozomi Kono, who worked on the BL anime Given.

The cast introduced in the video include the following:

  • Finn Oldman (CV: Gen Satō 佐藤元)

  • Chris Redgrave (CV: Toshiki Masuda 増田俊樹)

  • Leo Constantine Pinochle (CV: Shun Horie 堀江瞬)

  • Wendy Sato (CV: Haruka Shiraishi 白石晴香)

  • Vijay Kumar Singh (CV: Yūichirō Umehara 梅原裕一郎)


  • Original work: TMS, Homura Kawamoto, Hikaru Muno

  • Director: Junichi Wada

  • Series composition: Naoki Kuroyanagi

  • Screenplay: Kenichi Yamashita, Kazuhiko Inukai, Shingo Nagai

  • Character draft: Ebimo

  • Character design: Nozomi Kono

  • Chief animation supervisors: Nozomi Kawano, Haruna Nagata

  • Color design: Yumi Nanmoku

  • Art directors: Minoru Onishi, Akira Suzuki

  • CG Director: Masafumi Uchiyama

  • Cinematographer: Tomoyuki Kunii

  • Editor: Rie Ito

  • Action animation director /Key animator: Shunpei Mochizuki, Junichi Hayama

  • Effects animation director: Takashi Hashimoto

  • Sound director: Shoji Hata

  • Sound effects: Hiromune Kurahashi

  • Card designs: BALCOLONY.

  • Concept art: Reoenl (FLAT STUDIO)

  • Music: Ryo Takahashi

  • Animation production: Studio Hibari

  • Produced by: TMS Entertainment

Source: High Card official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.