card fight!! Vanguard Will + Dress Anime Premiere in July, Reveals New Visual
Bushiroad announced that following their card fight!! Vanguard Tracksuit the anime will premiere in July 2022. The new season is titled card fight!! Vanguard Will + Robe and will feature 16 new fighters chosen from around the world to compete in a special tournament.
News of a third and fourth season for card fight!! Vanguard Tracksuit was confirmed in a special strategy presentation by Bushiroad last September. The first season of the anime ran from April to June 2021, while the second season aired from October to December a few months later.
The cast of the anime includes Shouta Aoi like Yuuyu Kondo, Yuuki Ono like Danji Momoyama, Yuuma Uchida like Touya Ebata, Amane Shindo like Megumi Ookura, Masahiro Itō like Zakusa Ishigame, Hikaru Touno like Tomari Seto, Shuuta Morishima like Masanori Iseki, and Yuki Nakashima like Mirei Minae.
The production team includes Ken Mori (The Rise of the Shield Hero monster designer) as director, Ryuutarou Suzuki (Starlight Review director of the cinema unit) as an assistant director, Hiroyuki Saita (Starlight Review character designer) as character designer and chief animation director, TO SQUEEZE as an original character designer, Natsuko Takahashi (Farewell, my dear Cramer) and Mori as the writers of the series, and Momoko Toyoda (house of shadows screenwriter) as an assistant composer.
Other staff include Takeshi Takakura (Starlight Review co-mecha designer) as a mechanical designer, Sayaka Kashiwamura (Millionaire Detective Balance: UNLIMITED co-artistic director) as artistic director, Hikari Komiya (Starlight Review: Rondo Rondo Rondo colorist assistant) as a colorist, Natsuki Takei (fire force co-assistant cinematographer for season 2) as cinematographer, and Hijiri Kuwano (melody of oblivion music co-composer) as a music composer. Citrus Kinema, Animated GIFTOand JEMI-STUDIO are the animation production studios.
The story follows Yuuyu, a 15-year-old boy who can sense other people’s feelings and can’t say no to requests. When he runs away from home because of his sister’s hobby, he meets Megumi Okura and is invited to Wonder Hill amusement park. There, a group called Team Blackout plays a special game called Vanguard. Yuuyu is drawn to the powerful lure of the game and begins to make new friends along the way.