The Funimation platform reported through its official Twitter account that the original anime produced by Kinema Citrus studios, Cardfight !! Vanguard: OverDress will not have a new episode this week. The series will resume with its fourth episode on May 1.
The series, which is the new production within the Bushiroad multimedia franchise, Cardfight !! Vanguard, has been on air since last April 3 and is confirmed with a total of twenty-five episodes, broadcasting twelve in its first part, and the rest in the Fall-2021 season (October-December). The Crunchyroll and Funimation platforms distribute it in the West.
Cast of voices
- Shouta Aoi as Yu-yu Kondou.
- Yuuki Ono as Danji Momoyama.
- Yuuma Uchida as Tohya Ebata.
- Amane Shindou as Megumi Okura.
- Masahiro Itou as Zakusa Ishikame.
- Hikaru Tohno as Tomari Seto.
- Shuuta Morishima as Masanori Iseki.
- Bushiroad and artist Akira Itou are credited for the original work, with Bushiroad’s founder and representative director, Takaaki Kidani, credited as the executive producer.
- Ken Mori (Kimagure Orange Road, Ojisan Kaizō Kōza, Yatterman) is directing the anime at Kinema Citrus Studios.
- The creative collective CLAMP is credited for the original character designs, while Hiroyuki Saita (Kuma Miko, Love Live! Sunshine !!, Shoujo ☆ Kageki Revue Starlight) is handling animation direction.
- Two bands from the BanG Dream franchise! they are in charge of the musical themes: Roselia performs the opening theme titled “ZEAL of proud”, while Argonavis performs the closing theme titled “Y”.
Synopsis of Cardfight!! Vanguard: OverDress
Yu-yu is a boy who lives in Kanazawa, Kaga province. He is 15 years old and in his third year of high school. He has the ability to perceive the feelings of others, but is concerned that he cannot reveal it. One day, Yu-yu couldn’t take his sister’s hobby anymore, so he ran away from home. Who saves the Megumi Okura. Megumi invites him to a nighttime amusement park called “Wonder Hill” where his friends hang out. At the amusement park, Yu-yu meets Megumi, Zakusa Ishikame and Tomari Seto, members of “Team Blackout”, a group that meets to play Vanguard every night.
Tonight there will be a serious fight for the team flag. The leader of Blackout, Danji Momoyama and the mysterious and powerful fighter, Tohya Ebata. As Yu-yu watches them, the card fight soon erodes into a world of pictures. This is how Yu-yu encounters Vanguard, a world he has never seen before, and is deeply drawn to it and making friends along the way.