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Japanese: シャドウバース
German: Shadowverse
Spanish: Shadowverse
French: Shadowverse
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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
Genre: FantasyFantasy
Theme: Strategy GameStrategy Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.691 (scored by 42694,269 users)
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Ranked: #108902
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Popularity: #5059
Members: 14,549
Favorites: 31

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On his way to school, Hiiro Ryuugasaki hears a strange voice coming from his storage shed. As he searches the place, he discovers a smartphone with the popular digital card game "Shadowverse" already installed. Under the assumption that his grandfather has finally decided to buy him a smartphone after countless requests, Hiiro finds nothing amiss.

Later that day, Hiiro receives concerning news regarding his classmate, Mimori Amamiya. She has lost as yet another victim of Takuma Kibakura, a fellow Shadowverse player who bullies his opponents by seizing their phones after he defeats them in battle. Determined to retrieve Mimori's smartphone, Hiiro enters an exciting new world, filled with intense matches and fierce Shadowverse opponents—including the formidable Lucia Yonazuki.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kawaguchi, Keiichirou
Iida, Satoki
Sound Director
Kitamura, Junichi
Episode Director, Animation Director
Murata, Hikaru
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Kirifuda (キリフダ)" by PENGUIN RESEARCH
2: "Shinsekai (新世界)" by FLOW

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
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