Shōta Aoi, Jin Ogasawara, Karin Kagami, Snow Man’s Daisuke Sakuma star in July anime
The Cardfight!! Vanguard franchise‘s “Dai-Vangua-Sai 2022” event revealed more cast members, more staff members, theme song artists, and a new visual for the Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress anime on friday.
Takumi Mano plays Taizō Kiyokura (seen below).
Other cast members include:
Snow Man idol group’s Daisuke Sakuma as Michiru Hazama
Jin Ogasawara as Laika Koshiba
Karin Kagami as Urara Haneyama
(Left to right in image below) Amane Shindō as Megumi Ōkura, Hikaru Kōno as tomari set, Yuki Nakashima as Mirei Minae, Masahiro Itou as Zakusa Ishigami
(Left to right in image below) Yūichi Nakamura as Mondo Kirishima, Hazuki Tanda as Himari Kanoashi, Kenichi Suzumura as Riku Kumatori, Haruka Tomatsu as Yurina Nukata, Takumi Mano as Taizō Kiyokura, Hiroma Yasumoto as Masashi Uryū
Ryūtarō Suzuki is the series’ new director, taking over from Ken Moriwho is now in a chief director position. Satoshi Nakamura is now in charge of the series scripts, replacing Mori and Natsuko Takahashi. Tomokatsu Nagasaku is now character designer alongside Hiroyuki Saitaand is now also a chief animation director alongside Ga Young Park and Hatsuhi Yoshitake (Hiroyuki Saita is no longer chief animation director). Hiroyuki Oguri is the unit animation director. Osamu Masayama is the art advisor. Yuushi Koshida is now credited for 3D CG. Hikari Komiya is credited for color setting. All other main staff members are returning from the previous anime.
Argonavis feat. Nayuta Asahi from GYROAXIA performs the opening theme song “Black & White,” which was written, composed, and arranged by FLOW‘s Take. The unit Call of Artemis (Nana Mizuki, Raychel, Arisa Komiyaand Hinako Umemura as their respective characters) performs the ending theme song “Do the Dive,” which was written and composed by Tetsuya Komuroand arranged by Daisuke Suzuki.
In addition, Friday’s eventt also revealed Quily will draw a new manga based on the anime titled Cardfight!! Vanguard Youth Quake. The manga will launch in Bushiroad‘s Monthly Bushiroad magazine on June 8.
The anime will premiere in July. The new anime features 16 fighters chosen from all over the country to compete against each other in the Deluxe tournament.
The first season of Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress premiered in Japan in April 2021, and it also debuted on the official Cardfight!! Vanguard YouTube channel with English subtitles. Funimation, Sentai Filmworks (via HIDIVE), Crunchyrolland YouTube streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. The English dub of the first season debuted on the franchise‘s YouTube channel in July 2021.
The second season of the anime premiered in October 2021, and ended with its 13th episode on December 28 last year. The second season’s English dub debuted on the franchise‘s YouTube channel on January 15.
Bushiroad announced during the “Bushiroad TCG Strategy Presentation 2021″ livestream event on September 14 last year that the Cardfight!! Vanguard overDress television anime series will get a third and fourth season.
Bushiroad and artist Akira Itō are credited for the original work, and Bushiroad founder and representative director Takaaki Kidani is credited as executive producer and for the original concept. Ken Mori directed the anime at Kinema Citrus. CLAMP is credited for the original character design, and Hiroyuki Saita (Revue Starlightdrew the character designs for animation.
Sources: Cardfight!! Vanguard franchise‘s Twitter accountComic Natalie