Cardfight!! Vanguard: Link Joker-hen

Cardfight!! Vanguard Link Joker

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Alternative Titles

English: Cardfight!! Vanguard Link Joker
Synonyms: Cardfight!! Vanguard Third Season, Cardfight!! Vanguard 3rd Season
Japanese: カードファイト!! ヴァンガード リンクジョーカー編


Type: TV
Episodes: 59
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 13, 2013 to Mar 2, 2014
Premiered: Winter 2013
Broadcast: Sundays at 10:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, Dentsu, Sotsu, Bushiroad
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure
Themes: DemonsDemons, GameGame
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.141 (scored by 96569,656 users)
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Ranked: #31292
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Popularity: #4030
Members: 19,037
Favorites: 69

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A few months have passed since the VF Circuit, and Aichi is now in High School. However Aichi is in a different high school than most of his friends, a high school where the instructors focus on looking towards the future. One day Aichi admits he thinks Cardfight can be a future people can believe in, but in order to prove it Aichi must use his new deck, a deck in which Royal Paladins and Gold Paladins are combined as one force. Slowly but surely Aichi must gain friends through Cardfighting and help his new team win the newly formed high school cardfighting championships.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Tsuji, Hatsuki
Director, Storyboard
Takadera, Takeshi
Sound Director
Sunayama, Kurasumi
Umemoto, Yui
Storyboard, Assistant Director


Opening Theme

#1: "Vanguard Fight" by Psychic Lover (eps 1-24)
#2: "Mugen∞REBIRTH (無限∞REBIRTH)" by DAIGO (eps 25-44)
#3: "Break your spell" by Psychic Lover (eps 45-59)

Ending Theme

#1: "ENDLESS☆FIGHTER" by Ultra Rare (Suzuko Mimori, Aimi Terakawa, Yoshino Nanjo) (eps 1-15)
#2: "Yume Yume Express (ユメユメエキスプレス)" by Milky Holmes (eps 16-34)
#3: "Ride on fight!" by Misaki & Kourin (Izumi Kitta & Suzuko Mimori) (eps 35-46)
#4: "Fly away -Oozora e- (Fly away -大空へ-)" by Suara (eps 47-59)

Jul 31, 2015
StigmaStarzzs (All reviews)
The short description of this season of CardFight! Vanguard is that if you feel disappointed of the first 2 seasons, then give this one a try. There is actually a antagonist that appears in more than half the season's episodes. I think the developers get a pat on the back for that, so I recommend this season because you would probably won't be as disappointed.

CardFight! Vanguard: Link Joker was amazing. If you watched the first two seasons of this series, I think this season is a big improvement. When I watch a series like this one, I also look for the antagonist's plan and progress read more
Apr 14, 2019
shinya_hiiragi1 (All reviews)
if you like anime similar to Yu Gi Oh this anime is right for you.
In short, the story takes place between the school desks: a group of boys play habitually fighting with their imagination. Sendou Aichi is the typical frightened Japanese boy who predictably becomes a great fighter over time. Another protagonist is Kai Toshiki, an excellent player, defined by all as the absolute best. Naturally the salient part is all in the two main characters: a first defeat of Aichi can be expected up to a crescendo in which in the episode 13 will be the boy to win on the great champion. But read more
Feb 11, 2013
Krzysztex (All reviews)
I was waiting for this to happen. Cardfight: Vanguard finally has a full-size plot.
In former series the characters just participated in tournaments and rescued the world (or even entire universe). Now they are at school, starting their own cardfighting club.
I like the new plot mainly because it features life of high-school students (a very popular theme in manga and anime). There are new characters and some background characters now become foreground. What's more I think that the characters have become some kind of more mature (they are in high-school after all).
I think that art has slightly improved compared to the former series.
What is really good read more
Apr 11, 2013
GreenBeans (All reviews)
Cardfight vanguard is an interesting anime that helped bring up the card game as we know it today, When i started watching anime this was one of the first's that was introduced to me. It has nice looking art with an alright character design and a plot line to the brim with fillers. I wanted to review this because the third season of Cardfight!! Vanguard, deserves more credit then it is getting. It is great to finally see some sort of plot line again like it the first one and i am excited to see where it goes. I think this season deserves a 7 read more

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