Shadowverse (TV)

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: シャドウバース


Type: TV
Episodes: 48
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2020 to Mar 23, 2021
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 17:55 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, Sonilude
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Zexcs
Source: Card game
Genres: GameGame, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.721 (scored by 14731,473 users)
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Ranked: #92322
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Popularity: #4871
Members: 10,739
Favorites: 29
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The hottest battle is about to begin! While attending Tensei Academy, Hiro Ryugasaki ends up acquiring a mysterious smartphone. It comes installed with the popular card game, Shadowverse! Meeting new rivals, facing major tournaments, forging bonds with friends... Shadowverse leads Hiro to all sorts of new experiences, all that serve to "evolve" him.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kawaguchi, Keiichirou
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Performance
Ogura, Yui
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

#1: "Kirifuda (キリフダ)" by PENGUIN RESEARCH (eps 2-23)
#2: "Shinsekai (新世界)" by FLOW (eps 26-28, 30-35, 37-??)

Ending Theme

#1: "Happiness*Sensation (ハピネス*センセーション)" by Yui Ogura (eps 2-7, 9-11, 13-15)
#2: "Kirifuda (キリフダ)" by PENGUIN RESEARCH (eps 8, 12)
#3: "Kokoro Dare ni mo (心誰にも)" by Game Jikkyousha Wakuwaku Band

Mar 25, 2021
Ammokkx (All reviews)
Shadowverse(TV) is a shallow 48-episode commercial made to sell a Nintendo Switch game. I feel the need to stress this, because the amount of corporate apathy towards storytelling can be felt at every point while watching this anime.

At first it may seem like Shadowverse(TV) isn't too terrible starting out; its first episode is a bit bland, but a poor first episode does not make for a bad anime as a whole. Unfortunately, it showcases a few key problems the anime will have throughout its entire runtime. The first of these problems is with the battles themselves; while they're not too hard to understand, there's a read more
Mar 24, 2021
pk8list (All reviews)
Shadowverse is an anime which is based on the card game of the same name and as a fan of the game I was waiting to see what they will show us and what we got was a fine anime.Let's start the review spoiler free.The plot is what made a lot of people to drop it since the anime doesn't follow the story of the game but it goes with the story of a typical card game anime.Now since the anime promotes a different version of the game for nintendo switch which is fine for me also I can understand it as a move since read more
May 20, 2020
Hannesan (All reviews)
This anime may be called "Shadowverse" but everything from art style to story is completely different. As a relatively new player (of almost 1 year), I'll try to objectively judge this adaptation without lingering too much on what it *could've* been had they kept the same serious aesthetic and maturity from the game.

Story: 3
As per the word "poor" suggests, the storyline (so far) has been basically nonexistent. Each episode hangs on its own and could be essentially described as the MC finding an excuse to battle someone, top-decking that op 7 cost dragon card that wipes the board and hits face for 10, and without read more
Oct 7, 2020
Heirloomz (All reviews)
My honest opinion on the anime is that it quite good for a kids show!

This is a fucking kids show and if you guys don't understand that then leave. This show isn't trying to change the kids' genre. This is your normal kid shonen protag show. It was quite fun and enjoyable and we get to see the OG protaginist on episode 25 YES!

The narrative was quite amazing the fact they had such amazing character development for each character. which is key for this show. The only character development I need is Hiros. He is always winning battles. He only got 1 episode read more

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