Cardfight!! Vanguard: Link Joker-hen

Cardfight!! Vanguard Link Joker

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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
English: Cardfight!! Vanguard Link Joker
Spanish: Cardfight!! Vanguard Temporada 3: Link Joker
French: Cardfight!! Vanguard Link Joker
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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
Genre: ActionAction
Theme: Strategy GameStrategy Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.141 (scored by 1216012,160 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #34892
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4519
Members: 23,029
Favorites: 85

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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
Arita, Shuuhei
Episode Director, Key Animation
Ikeda, Shigetaka
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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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 45-99)

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)


Feb 11, 2013
Preliminary (5/59 eps)
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 ...
Apr 11, 2013
Preliminary (7/59 eps)
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 ...
Dec 25, 2013
Preliminary (47/59 eps)
I finished watching Asia Circuit Hen (ACH) and thought it's about time to stop watching this series. ACH was practically nothing more than a 30+ episodes prologue, with the last under ten episodes dealing with the actual story. Ok, at least try watching the first episodes of Link Joker Hen (LJH). And I'm so glad I did it!

In LJH, a bunch of new characters gets introduced, like Ishida Naoki, wannabe delinquent and an incredibly cool guy, Shingo, some nerd looking guy and the evil student council. All these new characters breath new life into Cardfight. Persons like Kamui, Nagisa or the Team Handsome ...

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