Kodansha reported on Thursday that Nobuyuki Fukumoto‘s Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji manga is motivating another live-action film titled Kaiji Final Game that will open in Japan on January 10, 2020.
“Ne’er-do-well Kaiji Itou’s shiftless existence is suddenly rattled by a visit from the yakuza. Burdened by debt and resentment, Kaiji is coerced into gambling for his worthless life. As the stakes grow higher and the rules become increasingly more bizarre, Kaiji must finally take the future into his own hands! Legendary mangaka Nobuyuki Fukumoto finally makes his English-language debut. The inspiration for the infamous anime by the same name and the Netflix live-action film Animal World takes readers into the dark side of Japan’s post-bubble economic society by thrusting them into a world of debt, debauchery, and delusion.”
Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji is a Japanese manga arrangement composed and shown by Nobuyuki Fukumoto. It has been distributed by Kodansha in Weekly Young Magazine since February 1996. The story focuses on Kaiji Itō, a quintessential player and his misfortunes around betting. The arrangement has at present been partitioned into six chapters. The present part Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji: 24 Oku Dasshutsu-hen began in 2017.