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Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS Listed With Canadian Premiere on September 1

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Teletoons listed as premiering 1st 2 episodes on September 1-2

The TV Passport television listing site is listing a premiere for the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS television anime on the Canadian television channel Teletoons. The first episode is listed as airing on September 1 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, and the second episode is listed for September 2 in the same time slot.

Fathom Events screened a "sneak peek" of the English-dubbed first episode of the anime alongside its screenings of Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie in the United States in March.

Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo and its affiliated networks in May 2016. Crunchyroll later began streaming the series as it airs. Crunchyroll describes the story:

In “Den City” where the latest network has developed, people were dueling day and night in the VR world called "LINK VRAINS" managed by SOL Technology Inc. The main character, Yusaku Fujiki is a quiet high school student with a great insight. He has been dueling, transforming himself into his avatar "Playmaker", to battle the "The Knights of Hanoi” that plots to destroy "LINK VRAINS".

Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS is the sixth television anime in the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise. Masahiro Hosoda (Heroes ~Legend of Battle Disks~ , Nangoku Shounen Papuwa-kun) is directing the anime at GALLOP. Shin Yoshida and Ken'ichi Hara are returning from previous Yu-Gi-Oh! anime to work on series composition and character design, respectively. Masahiro Hikokubo is again handling the duel layout. Yūki Matsuoka (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V) is serving as sound director, and Shinkichi Mitsumune (Yu-Gi-Oh!) is composing the music.

Source: TV Passport (link 2) via I Miss Bionix


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