Saturday, March 24, 2018

Spring Demo Caravan draws over 5000 participants

Since the beginning of the Cardfight!! Vanguard Spring Caravan one week ago, more than 5,000 people have taken part in the official demos of Standard format, held at 65 shops across Japan. Participants were able to take a beginner's class in the game's rules, and receive a free Stardrive Dragon Start Deck. This weekend Bushiroad will begin distributing its Kagerou counterpart, the Crested Dragon Start Deck, at the Anime Japan 2018 trade show. The deck will then become available in Monthly Bushiroad magazine, and go out to shops for distribution April 7th.

Bushiroad will be giving out one hundred thousand such decks at over 300 locations in the coming months, in Japan as well as in Asia. Similar demo events will be held overseas, in the United States and other English-speaking countries.

The new anime series, codenamed "Origin," will begin airing May 5th, 2018, on TV Tokyo and affiliated stations. It will be simulcast with English subtitles on YouTube and Crunchyroll. Trial Deck 01: Sendou Aichi and Trial Deck 02: Kai Toshiki will launch in Japanese May 11th, 2018, and in English June 8th, 2018. BT01: UNITE! TEAM Q4! will launch in Japan May 25th, 2018, and in English June 22nd, 2018.