Cardfight!! Vanguard

TV (65 eps)
2.778 of 5 from 1,990 votes
Rank #3,973

Move over, solitaire! Cardfight Vanguard is the card game that all the kids these days are playing. Using carefully prepared decks, players battle it out for fame and glory – the first to receive six damage points loses. After a bully takes Aichi's special card, the boy learns Vanguard to win it back and finds himself inexplicably drawn into the sport. Now determined to prove his skills to himself, as well as to the legendary player Toshiki Kai, Aichi climbs the ranks of Vanguard, making new friends and challenging fierce competitors along the way.

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  • Introduction image

    Episode 0

    Introduction

  • Vanguard of Destiny! image

    Episode 1

    Vanguard of Destiny!

  • Ride to Victory! image

    Episode 2

    Ride to Victory!

  • Welcome to Card Capital image

    Episode 3

    Welcome to Card Capital

  • Twin Drive! image

    Episode 4

    Twin Drive!

  • Whirlwind! Kamui, the Grade-School Fighter! image

    Episode 5

    Whirlwind! Kamui, the Grade-School Fighter!

  • The Mysterious Card Shop image

    Episode 6

    The Mysterious Card Shop

  • The Fearsome Soulblast image

    Episode 7

    The Fearsome Soulblast

  • The King of Knights Enters the Fray! image

    Episode 8

    The King of Knights Enters the Fray!

  • The Shop Tournament Begins image

    Episode 9

    The Shop Tournament Begins

  • Enter the Ninja Fighter! image

    Episode 10

    Enter the Ninja Fighter!

  • Ninja Master Withdraws image

    Episode 11

    Ninja Master Withdraws

  • Aichi vs. Kamui image

    Episode 12

    Aichi vs. Kamui

  • The End of the Shop Tournament image

    Episode 13

    The End of the Shop Tournament

  • The Fearsome Undead! A Granblue Deck! image

    Episode 14

    The Fearsome Undead! A Granblue Deck!

  • Suspenseful?! Emi's First Fight image

    Episode 15

    Suspenseful?! Emi's First Fight

  • Team Q4 Heads for the Regional Tournament! image

    Episode 16

    Team Q4 Heads for the Regional Tournament!

  • New Allies image

    Episode 17

    New Allies

  • White-Hot Tournament! image

    Episode 18

    White-Hot Tournament!

  • Showdown! Nova Grappler image

    Episode 19

    Showdown! Nova Grappler

  • The Hidden Message image

    Episode 20

    The Hidden Message

  • Rematch in the Final Match!! image

    Episode 21

    Rematch in the Final Match!!

  • The Holy Dragon Descends image

    Episode 22

    The Holy Dragon Descends

  • Fateful Encounter image

    Episode 23

    Fateful Encounter

  • The Indelible Memory image

    Episode 24

    The Indelible Memory

  • Beyond Memories image

    Episode 25

    Beyond Memories

  • A Stormy Beginning! The National Championship! image

    Episode 26

    A Stormy Beginning! The National Championship!

  • Jurassic Army image

    Episode 27

    Jurassic Army

  • Aggressive Advancement! Tachikaze Deck! image

    Episode 28

    Aggressive Advancement! Tachikaze Deck!

  • When the Moon is Full image

    Episode 29

    When the Moon is Full

  • The Strongest Team, AL4! image

    Episode 30

    The Strongest Team, AL4!

  • Beautiful Assassin image

    Episode 31

    Beautiful Assassin

  • Demon World General image

    Episode 32

    Demon World General

  • Blaster of Darkness image

    Episode 33

    Blaster of Darkness

  • It's Summer! It's Camp! It's Vanguard! image

    Episode 34

    It's Summer! It's Camp! It's Vanguard!

  • Results of the Training Camp image

    Episode 35

    Results of the Training Camp

  • The King of Underground Fights image

    Episode 36

    The King of Underground Fights

  • The Return of the Ninja Master image

    Episode 37

    The Return of the Ninja Master

  • Miwa's Ability image

    Episode 38

    Miwa's Ability

  • Return to Regionals image

    Episode 39

    Return to Regionals

  • Dangerous Scent image

    Episode 40

    Dangerous Scent

  • Kyou's Revenge image

    Episode 41

    Kyou's Revenge

  • Psyqualia image

    Episode 42

    Psyqualia

  • The Black Bellwether image

    Episode 43

    The Black Bellwether

  • Unexpected Visitor image

    Episode 44

    Unexpected Visitor

  • Shadow Paladin image

    Episode 45

    Shadow Paladin

  • The Coiling Thread image

    Episode 46

    The Coiling Thread

  • Another Foo Fighter image

    Episode 47

    Another Foo Fighter

  • Solitary Fight image

    Episode 48

    Solitary Fight

  • Kai's Battle image

    Episode 49

    Kai's Battle

  • At the End of the Battle image

    Episode 50

    At the End of the Battle

  • Golden Glow image

    Episode 51

    Golden Glow

  • Songstress of the Sea image

    Episode 52

    Songstress of the Sea

  • The Battle Begins! Tournament Finals image

    Episode 53

    The Battle Begins! Tournament Finals

  • Gladiator image

    Episode 54

    Gladiator

  • Caesar's Empress image

    Episode 55

    Caesar's Empress

  • The Man They Call

    Episode 56

    The Man They Call "The Emperor

  • Fateful Showdown image

    Episode 57

    Fateful Showdown

  • Clash! Overlord image

    Episode 58

    Clash! Overlord

  • Fighting for the Top Spot image

    Episode 59

    Fighting for the Top Spot

  • Wall of the General image

    Episode 60

    Wall of the General

  • Feelings Towards Foo Fighter image

    Episode 61

    Feelings Towards Foo Fighter

  • Lord of the Fight image

    Episode 62

    Lord of the Fight

  • Two Powers, Side-by-Side image

    Episode 63

    Two Powers, Side-by-Side

  • The Truth of Psyqualia image

    Episode 64

    The Truth of Psyqualia

  • Awakening of Twin Blades image

    Episode 65

    Awakening of Twin Blades

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LadyPsychic's avatar by LadyPsychic on Dec 24, 2014
Score 6.8/10

Story: This series is of the "Card Game Battling" genre; so, the plot is fairly preditable (though there are a few interesting curveballs).  Unlike Yugioh (which goes all out with the supernatural/fantasy elements from the get go), Cardfight Vanguard actually starts off fairly grounded and realistic.  I personally like the fact that it starts off humbly and somewhat realistic and gradually... read more

29ActiveDownloads's avatar by 29ActiveDownloads on Mar 5, 2013
Score 10/10

Yeah, yeah. 10 out of ten seems like a bit much for an anime made to promote a card game, but believe me when I say you would NOT regret watching this. Aichi Sendou is a weak middle school kid that gets the ever-loving crap beat out of him on a regular basis. He likes the card game, the bully-guy steals it, and he has to win it back from an old rival. So sure, this doesn't start of as the epitome of an... read more

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