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Future Card Buddyfight

Alternative Titles

Japanese: フューチャーカード バディファイト


Type: TV
Episodes: 64
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 4, 2014 to Apr 4, 2015
Premiered: Winter 2014
Broadcast: Saturdays at 08:00 (JST)
Producers: Bushiroad
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Xebec, OLM
Source: Original
Genres: Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.181 (scored by 900 users)
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Ranked: #26922
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Popularity: #4589
Members: 3,330
Favorites: 21
Ranked #2692Popularity #4589Members 3,330
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Episodes: /64


An adaptation of the Future Card Buddyfight card game.

Future Card Buddyfight takes place in a more futuristic version of today. The card game connects to a parallel universe through special cards (Buddy Rare Cards) that act as portals. They bring monsters to Earth in order for them to become buddies with humans. Through friendship and courage, they take on and fight challenges, known as Buddyfights, where people of all ages have friendly non-hurtful competitions. The main character, Gaou Mikado has just started Buddyfighting. As the story progresses, Buddyfights are seeming to become a little too real...


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Oohata, Shintarou
Oohata, Shintarou
Mikado, Gaou
Mikado, Gaou
Mizuno, Marie
Mizuno, Marie
Tokura, Misaki
Tokura, Misaki
Ryuuenji, Tasuku
Ryuuenji, Tasuku
Saito, Soma
Saito, Soma


Ikeda, Shigetaka
Ikeda, Shigetaka
Ebina, Yasunori
Ebina, Yasunori
Sound Director
Takahashi, Hideya
Takahashi, Hideya
Episode Director, Storyboard
Mimori, Suzuko
Mimori, Suzuko
Theme Song Performance

Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Card of the Future" by Suara & Psychic Lover (eps 1-46)
#2: "Buddy Buddy BAAAAAN!! (バディバディBAAAAAN!!)" by Gaou Mikado (Marie Mizuno) & Baku Oomori (Shuuta Morishima) (eps 47-64)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Buddy Buddy Fight!" by Sora Tokui (eps 1-24)
#2: "Natsuiro Fighting!! (夏色Fighting!!)" by Sora Tokui (eps 25-46)
#3: "Shiny Up! (シャイニーアップ!)" by Hanako Mikado (Suzuko Mimori) (eps 47-??)

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Apr 9, 2015
Yay! I have the honor of being the first review!

Future Card Buddyfight is a brilliant TCG anime, that never takes itself too serious. It would be in my favorite animes list, but we are only allowed to have five. I find this show a lovable mesh of Pokemon meets Cardfight!! Vanguard.

In contrast to other card-based animes, the characters can actually "fight" in the battles instead of only shouting commands. The characters keep one partner only (exception: Gao), so no time-consuming episodes of them trying to fill their fighting rosters.

FCBF constantly uses the word 'buddy' in any sentence possible. This could potentially annoy read more
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