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English Dub of New Cardfight!! Vanguard Anime Premieres on May 25

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series premieres with subtitles on Crunchyroll, YouTube on Saturday morning

Bushiroad announced on Friday that the English dub for the new Cardfight!! Vanguard anime series will premiere on the anime's official YouTube channel on May 25 at 9:30 p.m. EDT. New episodes will stream on Fridays at the same time.

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and BS11 on Saturday, on TV Aichi on Sunday, and on tvk on May 9. The anime will also stream on AbemaTV. The official YouTube channel will stream the series with English subtitles starting on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. EDT, and Crunchyroll will stream the series with English subtitles starting on Saturday at 8:40 a.m. EDT. Both websites will update with new episodes on Saturdays.

Bushiroad does not list that Crunchyroll will stream the English dub version.

Bushiroad describes the anime:

The new animation series is an adaptation of the titular manga by Akira Itō and features familiar characters in the long running franchise, Aichi Sendou and Toshiki Kai as protagonists.

Depicting a youthful story about Cardfighters who clash passionately through challenges against each other, the new season follows the main protagonist, Aichi Sendou, as his life takes an exciting turn when he is reunited with Toshiki Kai, the person who gave him an important rare card, “Blaster Blade” from the game, “Vanguard”.

The series features a returning Japanese cast.

Itsuro Kawasaki (Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT) is directing the anime at OLM. Masanao Akahoshi (Future Card Buddyfight, Future Card Buddyfight 100) is supervising the script. Satoru Isono (Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT, Omamori Himari, Akane Maniax) is designing the characters. Teruhiko Niida (Kill Me Baby, Cardfight!! Vanguard G) is the art director. Yuichi Imaizumi (Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT) is the sound director.

Roselia is performing the opening theme song "Legendary," and the characters Aichi Sendou (as voiced by Tsubasa Yonaga) and Toshiki Kai (Takuya Satō) are performing the ending theme song "Gift from The Fight!!"

Bushiroad is also producing a separate spinoff television anime based on the in-story Bermuda Triangle mermaid idols, as well as a smartphone game titled Cardfight!! Vanguard Zero. The spinoff anime about the Bermuda Triangle mermaid idols will debut in winter 2019, and it will run during the same time period as the main television anime.

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