For beginners

Cardfight!! Vanguard is a story which revolves around the collectible card game with the same name.

On a planet much like the Earth called “Cray”, you battle your opponent with the help of your units. Cardfighters become Vanguards, and lead their units towards victory!

The Cardfight!! Vanguard card game is also available in Japanese, Korean, Thai and Italian. It is currently played in various parts of the world!

More about the animation

Broadcasting Channels
New episodes (Japanese-dubbed with English subtitles)
air every Saturday, 1:30AM UTC!

New episodes (Japanese-dubbed with English subtitles)
air every Saturday, 1:40AM UTC!
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Kouji Ibuki is a Vanguard Fighter.
One day, Ibuki was called out to the Tatsunagi residence, when he was suddenly transported to the ‘if’ world.
But the ‘if’ world has a distorted history, where cardfighting doesn’t exist!?

In the ‘if’ world, Ibuki met with some mysterious girls.
The magical girl Emi Sendou, and the fairy of the cards Shuka.
They are the ‘Blaster Pair’ that summons units from cards in their battle against the evil minions of Jammer!

And so the quartet of Ibuki, Emi, Shuka and Suiko Tatsunagi who was caught up in the situation, begin their journey to recover the true history.

The Japanese Dubbed version with English subtitles has been on air since May 30th, 2020!

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Season 11: Cardfight!! Vanguard 2019 Shinemon Arc

Season 11 Cardfight Vanguard

This is the story of “Shinemon Nitta”, who later became the manager of Card Capital. It’s set 10 years before the reunion of Aichi Sendou and Toshiki Kai. After Shinemon’s niece, Misaki Tokura, lost her parents in a traffic accident, the business of their card shop “Card Capital” plummeted. Then came Esuka Hibino, the owner of a major card shop, who wants to take over the card shop. In order to defend Card Capital, Shinemon steps up as the “Self-proclaimed Shop Manager”!Japanese Dubbed version with English subtitles begins on August 24th, 2019.

English Dubbed version begins on September 28th, 2019.

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Season 10: Cardfight!! Vanguard

Season 10 Cardfight Vanguard

Based on the comic series by Akira Ito, the main protagonist Aichi Sendou, is a timid and mundane third-year middle school boy. The thing that supported Aichi’s heart, was the “Blaster Blade” card that he received as a child. It’s an important rare card from “Vanguard”, a card game with the imaginary world of “Planet Cray” as its stage. From the day he reunited with the person who gave him that card “Toshiki Kai”, Aichi’s everyday life began to change.

Japanese Dubbed version with English subtitles begins on May 5th, 2018.

English Dubbed version begins on June 1st, 2018.

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Season 9: Cardfight!! Vanguard G Z

The story advances to “Z”, the conclusive battle between the vanguards and the Dragon Deity of Destruction!


Diffriders referred to as “Apostles” from Planet Cray descend upon Earth.
“Dragon Deity of Destruction, Gyze”, who destroys everything.
The “Apostles” who envision the revival of Gyze, manipulate the power of the six “Zeroth Dragons” and invade the Earth!

Oh Vanguard fighters, there is no other time to stand up.
Grab hold of the future and overcome your destiny with the power of bonds!

Visit the OFFICIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL for the latest episode!
Japanese Dubbed version with English subtitles begins on October 8, 2017(Sunday).
English Dubbed version begins on November 25, 2017 (Saturday).

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Season 8: Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT

The story of TRY3 moves on to NEXT!

Young Cardfighters gather for the start of the large-scale U20 Championship tournament!

Chrono Shindou, Shion Kiba and Tokoha Anjou of TRY3 have since entered high school, and in order to take hold of their own separate futures, each of them has formed their own teams, and will clash as rivals in the U20 Championship!

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Season 7: Cardfight!! Vanguard G Stride Gate

“Cardfight!! Vanguard”.
The card game with millions of players all over the world, is always thrilling people and nurturing bonds…

In the major event organized by the Federation of International Vanguard Associations, the “Generation Quest”, Chrono, Shion and Tokoha have overcome many trials to achieve victory as Team TRY3.

The Generation Quest has also been used to summon unit after unit of the <<Gear Chronicle>> Zodiac Time Beasts to Earth. When they have all been gathered under Ryuzu Myoujin, his terrible ambition will be fulfilled!

In order to protect the bonds they have with the units they love, Kouji Ibuki and his comrades take action to stop that ambition from coming to pass, but opposing them is a mysterious group that agrees with Ryuzu’s ideals and ambition, “Company”.

What is Ryuzu’s ambition of a “perfect future”?
The time has finally come for a direct confrontation, with their futures and beliefs on the line!!

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Broadcasting Channels

Official YouTube Channel

Watch the latest Cardfight!! Vanguard episodes on our Official YouTube Channel!

New episodes (Japanese-dubbed with English subtitles) air every Saturday, 1:30AM UTC!


Watch the latest episodes of Cardfight!! Vanguard on Crunchyroll!

New episodes (Japanese-dubbed with English subtitles) air every Saturday, 1:40AM UTC!

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Want to learn how to play?

To learn Cardfight!! Vanguard in greater details, check out the Rules/Q&A page here!

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