Synonyms: Yugioh, Yuu Gi Ou! Arc-V, Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc Five
Japanese: 遊戯王 アーク・ファイブ
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to ?
24 min. per episode
PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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Score: 6.971 (scored by 1178 users)
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SynopsisYu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V centers around Yuya Sakaki, as he tries to escape from harsh reality by smiling. But one Duel leads him to make a determination to confront the difficulties and he will get the power of infinite possibilities. The show's main theme is "Take a step forward with courage!!"
Yuya is a student at a preparatory school, learning to become an "entertainment Duelist," a type of professional Duelist.
The story is set in Miami City on the coast of Japan. Leo Corporation is run by its president Reiji Akaba. Thanks to the spread of the company's "Solid Vision with mass," "Action Duels" are born in Miami City and has reached worldwide popularity. Children look up to star-level Pro Duelists, and they learn Summoning and Duel styles at various large and small cram schools, including the You Show Duel School that Yuya attends and the largest of such schools, Leo Duel School (LDS).
(Source: Yu-Gi-Oh! Wikia, paraphrased from the V-Jump synopsis)
Related AnimeAdaptation: Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V
Other: Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal
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So this is my firtst review woo~~
First, if you cant stand card game animes, you are not missing anything here. This show is going to focus on the yu-gi-oh card game as always. Bye.
Anyway if are still reading and if you enjoy yu-gi-oh animes, give this show a try, as I didnt regret to start watching it. However, I find it not so good as 5 ds.
Story - 7: nothing really great so far. However we can hope for a later development like Zexal.
Art - 9: Yup it is great.
Sound - 6: sound duel is nice but the OP/ED are pretty forgettable.
Character - 7: The only characters I have hope are Yuzu, Gongenzaka and Reiji. Apart from these, no other stand out.
Enjoyment - 9: The duels keep drawing me to watch week after week. It is fun and I find this show really entertaining.
Overall - 8
On this series, similar to 5ds with the riding duel, we get a new approach to dueling, 'action duels', where the solid vision is actually solid, which means the monsters summoned by the players get 'solidified' and they can interact physically. So nothing exciting here but I'm curious to see how this is going to develop. The new summoning mechanic (http://yugioh.wikia.com/wiki/Pendulum_Monster) is also really interesting, lets see how this works out.
As awlays, the art is the strongest point of the series, it is great at my view, it keeps zexal standards. The duel sound is nice, however I didnt like the OP/ED musics. The previous series musics were so better. Maybe as the next seasons come we get to see better songs. The characters propably won't get explored in depth as the anime's focus is the card game. Those kids that are all the time cheering at yuya really annoys me, however, like zexal, i got used to their annoyance. I loved Yuzu a ton (lets just say she is a better version of kotoril), and Gongenzaga really has a lot of potential, his duel was so nice to watch. Lets see how things unfold.
My overall enjoyment is great, because I like a lot of the ygo franchise. I cant miss all those promising duels involving all the summoning ways (synchro, xyz, fusion and so on). I have managed to keep going with zexal and it really surprised me; so l'll probably watch arc V untill the end. Lets say you are probably going to like this if you enjoyed previous ygo series.
I'll certainly edit this as the show goes on. Thats it, thanks for reading.
Edit: After watching ep.10, I'm liking this even more. We got some nice duels and some mystery around. It seems I was wrong and this show probably is going to have a faster development than Zexal.
So i'm at ep #13 and wow. what a duel. No doubt Reiji-san is the character with the most potential. I cant wat to see all those summoning types used along with the pendulum summoning.
At this point i'm already familiar to all the 'entertainment' dueling Yuya is trying to show. Once you ignore the childish part of the anime, it turns really enjoyable. Well, it worked for me with Zexal and it is working here as well. read more
Both have the same card based anime.
Both involves dueling in a card battle.
One was more of a shoujo type of card battle, while the other one was more of a unisex card battle.
In one anime the player can use multiple avatar, while in the other anime the play rely only on one avatar.
Pretty obvious, both involves card game based animes, except Yu- Gi Oh! Arc was more of shounen, while WIXOSS was for shoujo.
Both are the same fighting card themed anime, but, one anime is a spin off of the long running Yu Gi Oh franchise, while the other one is just limited to a 12 ep anime and the players are mostly girls who uses active avatars.
Opening Theme#1: "Believe X Believe" by Choutokkyuu (超特急, Bullet Train) (eps 1- )
Ending Theme#1: "One Step" by P☆Cute [Pendelum☆Cute (Masumi Kuratsushi & Ruri Shirosaki)] [闇津ますみ・白咲るり] (eps 1- )
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