High Card has announced the much-awaited and anticipated season 2 of the anime. The announcement was made on March 26th, 2023 at the Anime Japan event and this sent fans into a state of bliss and ecstasy. However, everyone is now wondering what High Card Season 2 might bring to the audience and how the story might turn out to be in the second season. The anime is originally animated by Studio Hibari and can be streamed on Crunchyroll.
A basic synopsis of High Card Anime
When Finn discovers that his orphanage is on the brink of closing down, he sets out to earn a fortune to save this place. However, when he reached he encountered a bloody car chase and a shootout, which was caused by a man’s lucky card.
This is the basic plot of High Card, wherein, the world order is controlled by a set of 52 X-playing cards that bestow superhuman powers and abilities to the ones who possess them.
Therein comes the role of the High Card, a secret group that is assigned with the duty of collecting these cards for the king. Finn becomes the fifth member of this group and they set out on various adventures to acquire these cards, accompanied by bloody battles motivated by justice, revenge, and desire.
The cast of High Card Season 2
The High Card Season 2’s cast list looks like this-
- Gen Sato as Finn Oldman
- Haruka Shiraishi as Wendy Sato
- Shun Horie as Leo Constantine Pinochle
- Toshiki Masuda as Chris Redgrave
- Yuichiro Umehara as Vijay Kumar Singh
- Chiharu Sawashiro as Bobby Ball
- Daisuke Ono as Theodore Constantine Pinochle
- Eiji Hanawa as Lindsey Betz
- Kazuhiro Yamaji as Bernard Symons
- Mie Sonozaki as Brandy Blumenthal
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Owen Alldays
- Rie Takahashi as Sugar Peas
- Shigeru Chiba as Lucky Lunchman
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Brist Blitz Broadhurst
- Tomokazu Seki as Ban Klondike
- Toshihiko Seki as Norman Kingstadt
- Toshiyuki Morikawa as Greg Young
- Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Tilt
What we do know so far about the visual of High Card Season 2?
The new teaser visual has kept fans in a state of confusion and anticipation. They are waiting to know what this new threat is and how is this newfound threat of the man in black armour a heinous criminal whom Finn and his team must stop at all costs.
High Card Season 2 is likely to feature the story behind the origin of the X-playing cards and further dive into the notoriously famous Klondike family and their fated destiny. Moreover, the characters will also have a lot of emotional battles to begin with and this story will primarily navigate through the battle between Finn and his mates against the Who’s Who auto company.
High Card Season 2 is especially interested in taking the game of poker to a much more real platform, where the psychological is often manifested into a reality. It is interesting with portraying a game of poker as a battle in the traditional and classical sense and how even a deck of cards can become a powerful motivator of spilling blood.
It is a metaphor for the cradle of human civilization and the futility of our wars.