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Cardfight!! Vanguard: High School Arc Cont. Anime's Promo Video Reveals May 11 Premiere

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Another new season to premiere around April 2020

Bushiroad revealed a new promotional video for the Cardfight!! Vanguard: High School Arc Cont. anime in a livestreamed presentation on Thursday. The video features the opening theme song "Invincible Fighter" by RAISE A SUILEN. RAISE A SUILEN are the third live band from Bushiroad's BanG Dream! franchise, and they will perform the opening and ending themes for the new anime. The ending theme song is titled "Takin' My Heart."

(The promotional video runs from 12:46 to 14:04 in the below video)

The anime will premiere on TV Aichi and TV Tokyo and its affiliates on May 11, and will air on Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. The anime will also air on BS-TV Tokyo, and will stream on AbemaTV and YouTube.

The new series will tell new stories of the characters Kourin Tatsunagi, Kai Toshiki, and Kouji Ibuki, and will take place "after the resolution of the crisis wrought by the main antagonist Brandt." The new anime will feature a theme of "crossroads."

The event also outlined that a new anime season will premiere around April 2020.

The current anime premiered in Japan on May 5, 2018, and official YouTube channel began streaming the series with English subtitles on the same day. The English dub for the anime premiered on the anime's official YouTube channel later in May 2018. Crunchyroll is also streaming the series but is not streaming the English dub.

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.

Itsurō Kawasaki (Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT) is directing the anime at OLM. Masanao Akahoshi (Future Card Buddyfight, Future Card Buddyfight 100) is supervising the script. Satoshi 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.

Source: Cardfight franchise's YouTube channel via Otakomu

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