During the Bushiroad Summer 2022 Strategy Presentation, it was announced that Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress anime will premiere on July 4, 2022. The show will air on TV TOKYO, TV Aichi, TV Osaka, and BS TV TOKYO. The anime will also be streamed on the Vanguard Youtube channel, Amazon Prime Videos, U-NEXT, d Anime Store, and other services in Japan.
It was also announced that Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress Season 2 and Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress Season 3 will air in winter 2022 and summer 2023 respectively.
Along with the announcement, a trailer PV for the anime as well as 4 CM videos of the anime characters, Yuyu Kondo, Laika Koshiba, Urara Haneyama, and Michiru Hazama were also released.
The trailer PV introduces us to the new characters. Here is the trailer PV released by the production team on the Vanguard Youtube channel:
Cast and staff
The main cast for the anime includes:
- Shouta Aoi as Yu-yu Kondo
- Amane Shindo as Megumi Okura
- Yuma Uchida as Tohya Ebata
- Masahiro Ito as Zakusa Ishigame
- Hikaru Tono as Tomari Seto
- Yuki Nakashima as Mirei Minae
- Yuki Ono as Danji Momoyama
- Jin Ogasawara as Raika Koshiba
- Daisuke Sakuma as Michiru Hazama
- Karin Kagami as Urara Haneyama
Ryutaro Suzuki is directing the anime with Satoshi Mori as the Chief Director at Kinema Citrus, GIFTanimation, and Studio Jemi. Satoshi Nakamura is in charge of the series scripts. Hiroyuki Saita and Tomokatsu Nagasaku are designing the characters based on the original character design by CLAMP.
The OP theme song of the anime “Black & White” is performed by Argonavis feat. Nayuta Asahi from GYROAXIA. The song is written, composed, and arranged by Take (FLOW).
The ED theme song of the anime “Do the Dive” is performed by Nana Mizuki, Raychell, Arisa Komiya, and Hinako Umemura (Call of Artemis). The song is written and composed by Tetsuya Komuro, and arranged by Daisuke Suzuki.
Cardfight!! Vanguard series
Cardfight!! Vanguard is a multimedia franchise jointly created by Bushiroad and manga artist Akira Ito. It consists of various TV anime series, a card game, and a manga series.
Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress anime is a sequel to the Cardfight!! Vanguard: overDress anime that aired from April to December 2021.
The story of Cardfight!! Vanguard will+Dress anime will take place 4 months after the battle at Nagoya Castle. The existing characters from overDress will be competing with new characters from will+Dress to become the strongest of them all!
For more information on the series, you can visit the official Cardfight!! Vanguard website.