Mangas have become a part of Japanese culture that is recognized throughout the world. The edgy characters, intense storylines, and unlimited power levels, and emotional-connects are some qualities that make mangas so interesting. Manga comics have covered almost every profession, game, sci-fi that one can think of. One such topic is gambling. Japan is also famous for its sports enthusiasts as well as the love for pachinkos and mahjong. Here are some gambling mangas that you can try out as a gambling fanatic.
This sketch novel revolves around chain text messages when Kanazawa Nobuaki receives one chain text. He finds out that many have received the creepy message which says that they all are a part of the Kind’s game. According to the rules, each player has to pull a prank on others, which gets intense pretty quickly. When a student fails to perform the task, Noubaki finds out that the punishment for failure is certain death. This gamble for life gives the reader much more than the thrill of money gambling.
Gamble Fish is another gambling based manga which is about Tomu Shirasagi who is the son of the notorious trickster Yumeichirou Shirasagi. At the age of 14, he joins the Shishidou Academy, the school for the rich and famous. One day, in an encounter with the granddaughter of the dean of the academy, Tomu finds out that he is not a normal kid. The con artistry runs in his bloodline, and he is meant to do a lot more important things.
Kakegurui – the compulsive gambler is a manga in which a famous private school, Hyakkaou Private Academy. It is a school for the elite Japanese families in which the students are not trained to become leader, but to indulge in a dangerous game gambling. In this game, the students place bets against each other, and the ones who do not bet become the house pets. The students who lose and cannot pay their bets before leaving the school become puppets to the academy. This will all change when Yumeko Jabami enters the school.
This Japanese manga about a person named Akagi who challenges the king of the Japanese underworld, Iwo Washizu. He is known as the genius who descended into darkness. When Akagi beats two members of Yakuza in mahjong, he realizes his potential and place in the underworld, and after disappearing for a few days, he makes his return to challenge the king.
The Liar Game
It is one of the most popular gambling themed manga around the world. It is also translated in Chinese and Dutch. In the story, a student named Nao Kanzaki receives a package of $1 million along with a note. He gets invited to play the Liar Game Tournament. In the game, a player can use all the cheats, deception, and lies to win the games. Those who lose will lose all their money as well. With the help of Shinichi Akiyama, Kanzaki advances in the game in order to end the Liar Game organization once and for all.