News New Duel Masters Versus Revolution Final Anime Revealed in Teaser Video
posted on 2016-01-23 03:00 EST
ShoPro (Shogakukan Shueisha Production) began streaming a teaser video on Saturday to announce that it is launching the Duel Masters Versus Revolution Final (Duel Masters VSRF) television anime series this April.
The video reveals that the new series will feature talking hamsters, as well as "amazing transfer students" who appear one after another. The video also confirms that Katta Kirifuda, the younger brother of the previous franchise lead Shōbu Kirifuda, will continue to star in the series. The character been starring in the various television anime since 2011's Duel Masters Victory. His name is pronounced the same way as the Japanese phrase for "the trump card won the game."
Duel Masters VS R premiered in Japan in April 2015.
In Japan, Duel Masters has already spawned 12 television anime series since 1999: the first Duel Masters anime, Duel Masters Charge, Shinseiki Duel Masters Flash, Zero Duel Masters, Duel Masters Zero, Duel Masters Cross, Duel Masters Cross Shock, Duel Masters Victory, Duel Masters Victory V, Duel Masters Victory V3, Duel Masters VS (Duel Masters Versus), and the ongoing Duel Masters VS R (Duel Masters Versus Revolution).
The Cartoon Network ran the first anime series in the United States, but none of the later anime came to North America. Hasbro confirmed in 2012 that it has no future plans to release the Japanese Duel Masters manga and anime in the United States.